The Palos Verdes Art Center’s late summer exhibitions— 2012 Juried All-Media and Small Treasures—include art to please any taste from modern to traditional and from realistic to abstract. These eclectic exhibitions offer an appealing array of paintings, drawings, ceramics, sculptures, photographs and digital works.
These two free exhibitions open August 31 and run through October 7, 2012, at the Palos Verdes Art Center, 550 Deep Valley Drive, Suite 261, Rolling Hills Estates. The galleries are open from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and Sundays. The Art Center will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 3.
The artists will be honored, and awards totaling over $3,000 will be presented at 6:00 p.m. Friday, August 31 during the opening reception. Members’ opening reception will be held Friday, August 31, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
The 2012 Juried All-Media Exhibition will include over 90 wall-hung works and three-dimensional pieces selected from more than hundreds of entries.
Each piece of art in the annual Small Treasures exhibition is either a two-dimensional piece with a perimeter of less than 50 inches or a three-dimensional item that fits within a 6-inch cube. Each piece is by a member of one of the eight artists groups affiliated with the Palos Verdes Art Center.
Jesus “Chuy c/s” Rangel will be the juror for both the All Media and Small Treasure exhibits. Rangel, an artist, designer, photographer, activist, and educator is the director of the Sun Valley Youth Arts Center and the new audience/curator for the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.
The Palos Verdes Art Center, a non-profit community organization celebrating its 81st anniversary, has provided the South Bay with visual arts education, exhibition and outreach programming since 1931. For more information on all Palos Verdes Art Center events, please call (310) 541-2479 or visit: www.pvartcenter.org