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Avenue 50 Studio

Exhibition Detail
Women on the Verge: Collage, Dry point and Stitch work
Curated by: Sonia Romero
131 N. Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042

July 10th, 2010 - August 8th, 2010
July 10th, 2010 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Women on the Verge, Stephanie Mercado, Alpha LubiczStephanie Mercado, Alpha Lubicz,
Women on the Verge, 2010
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eagle rock/highland park
Tues-Thurs 10-4; Sat-Sun 10-4; or by appointment
mixed-media, conceptual, abstract, modern, traditional

Avenue 50 Studio presents, Women on the Verge featuring new works by Stephanie Mercado and Alpha Lubicz, curated by artist Sonia Romero.

"Since I was able to successfully launch my solo career from the Avenue 50 Studio in 2006, I wanted to continue the tradition by offering the opportunity to Alpha and Stephanie, two extremely talented emerging artists."  -- Sonia Romero

Stephanie Mercado's work will include dry point prints, carefully scratched to create a rich tonal range and intricately detailed imagery. It will also include Mercado's latest sculptural installation, modeled after 17th century French fashion. Both the prints and the dress interpret and deconstruct the American Dream and our consumerist culture. The result is a body of work that merges fashion with works on paper and combines historical images with contemporary socioeconomic issues to redraw and reinterpret imagery that has, for generations, shaped our ideas of prosperity.

Alpha Lubicz is a collage artist who uses vintage imagery to create a new visual language, merging her own drawings with  imagery appropriated from aged books. Through stream of consciousness, she develops layered images rich with pattern and a sense of nostalgia.

Please join Sonia Romero, Stephanie Mercado, Alpha Lubicz and the Avenue 50 Studio for an exciting evening of art, friendship and wine.


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