Opening: Christopher Taggart "Cuts and Splits" @ Eli Ridgway Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 15, 2013
Eli Ridgway Gallery is pleased to present Cuts and Splits, the gallery's second solo exhibition of Bay Area artist Christopher Taggart. Presenting hyper intricate composites of dissected and recombined imagery - (originally personal photographs, playing cards, and government compiled archival data) - Cuts and Splits functions as an investigation into the intensive process of ordering and reordering traditional systems of visual organization.

Q&A with Aubrey Learner

Illustration // Saturday, March 17, 2012
Aubrey Learner's solo show 'Circadian' opens tonight at Eli Ridgeway Gallery in San Francisco. We sat down with Learner to do a little Q&A about her upcoming show, tendencies and collections. From the brief life cycles of butterflies, to the fleeting pleasure of indulging in a piece of candy, Learner's detailed illustrations suggest a simultaneous humor and melancholy...

A visit with Aubrey Learner

Illustration // Wednesday, March 14, 2012
In conjunction with Aubrey Learner's upcoming solo show 'Circadian' at Eli Ridgeway Gallery in San Francisco (opening this Saturday March 17th 4-7pm) we dropped by the artist's studio to check out the process and say hello to this amazingly talented painter and illustrator... 'Aubrey Learner's intricate watercolor, graphite and ink drawings are metaphors of desire and disgust -- the  disparate longings for both purity and sexual prowess...'