The Pillars of the Earth: A Tribute to the Masters Group Show Opens Tonight, March 12Juxtapoz // Saturday, 12 Mar 2011
Distinction Gallery continues its tradition of exhibiting the innovative artworks by talented artists to the Southern California region, with The Pillars of the Earth: A Tribute to the Masters group show, featuring the art of Sean Chappell, Jeff Christensen, Nathaniel Clark, Jon Jaylo, Jason John, Dan Lydersen, Macsorro, Pedro Matos, Joey Remmers, Ivan Unwin, Timothy Vermeulen, Beau White, and Pamela Wilson. Artists drew inspiration from the theme of masters, through their own artistic, historical, and personal interpretation, creating a captivating collection of mind-blowing and striking images.
The opening reception is tonight, (Saturday, March 12, from 6 to 10 pm) with live music by Kera and the Lesbians, complimentary Stone Brewery Beer, and Wines Family Cellars wine.
The exhibition is at ArtHatch, a 7,000-square-foot building housing the front gallery: exhibitions changing monthly, The Alley, featuring new and previous works from over 75 artists, work from 5 teenage artists from the San Diego community, 14 artist studios, ranging in size from 150 to 800 square feet, featuring the work of over 28 local artists, and "The Lounge", containing 8 walls featuring local artists. The front gallery features contemporary and cutting edge art work with a soft focus on urban surrealism. Distinction exhibits work by both emerging and internationally acclaimed artists.
Beau White, "Toffee Apples"2011, Oil , 13 x 18 inches
Sean Chappell, "Unsung Villains: The Master from Dr. Who Circa, 1980"2011, Acrylic on canvas, 24 x 18 inches
Jeff Christensen, "Undone"2011, Oil on canvas, 24 x 12 inches
Jon Jaylo, "Ascend"2011, Oil on canvas, 21 x 16 inchesFramed$2300
Macsorro, "Still Wound Up"2011, Acrylic on board, 14 x 11 inches
Pamela Wilson, "The Absinthe Drinker and the Hostile Silence"2011, Oil on canvas, 30 x 30 inchesFramed to 44 x 44 inches