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Eva Montealegre

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HIGGS BOSON, Portrait of the First Woman, 2013 Oil on Canvas 64
20130407222942-blumoonvertical
BLU MOON, APRIL 2013 OIL on CANVAS 96" X 54"
20130407223203-montealegre_itsalright
IT'S ALRIGHT, 2010 OIL on CANVAS 44" X 70"
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RED ASTROID, 2011 MIXED-MEDIA 8" X 8"
20110502090344-wearestardustweb
WE ARE STARDUST, 2011 MIXED-MEDIA 8" X 8"
20130209221138-muskoxrun1web
MUSK OX RUN, 2009 ACRYLIC on CANVAS 15" X 36"
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BEAR SPIRIT TWO, APRIL 2012 OIL & METAL, BRONZE PATINA on CANVAS 50" X 50"
20120416231445-dreamdeerheals
DREAM DEER HEALS, JAN 2012 MIXED-MEDIA on CANVAS 36" X 48"
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SPIRIT HORSE, 2012 Mixed-media, Oil on Canvas 36" X 48"
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BEAR SPIRIT, 2011 Oil on Canvas With Metal and Patina 50" 50"
20111026091759-deeponeweb
DEEP ONE, OCT 2011 OIL, METAL WITH BRONZE PATINA 44" X 70"
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DEEP TWO, OCT 2011 OIL, METAL, BRONZE PATINA 44" X 70"
20110826112851-primavera1web
PRIMAVERA ONE, 2011 OIL on CANVAS 40" X 56"
Luminosity10
LUMINOSITY #9 THE LAKE Oil on Canvas 36" X 24"
20100901095618-comeuntome2web
SOMA, 2014 Oil on Canvas 56" X 40"
20110109103926-seascape7web
SEASCAPE 7, LOOKS LIKE RAIN, 2010 OIL on CANVAS 40" X 56"
20110109104050-seascape8web
SEASCAPE 8, BODIES OF WATER, 2010 OIL on CANVAS 40" X 56"
20110109103103-healerman2web
DAWN, 2010 OIL on CANVAS 56" X 40"
20110109103818-seascape6web
SEASCAPE 6, 2010 OIL on CANVAS 30" X 50"
20110314141719-deepvein3web
DEEP VEIN 3, 2011 OIL on CANVAS 48" X 36"
20110502094151-deepvein4web
DEEP VEIN 4, 2011 MIXED-MEDIA 30" X 20"
20110314142112-deepvein1web
DEEP VEIN 1, 2011 OIL on CANVAS 35" X 42"
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DEEP VEIN 2, 2011 OIL on CANVAS 35" X 42"
20110314141855-ascensionweb
ASCENSION, 2011 OIL on CANVAS 24" X 18"
Ki6
KI 6, MAY 2009 OIL on CANVAS 44" X 30"
Luminosity9
LUMINOSITY #9, 2009 Oil on Canvas 36" X 24"
E_luminosity
LUMINOSITY #5 Oil on Canvas 36" X 24"
Luminosity_8
LUMINOSITY 8, 2007 ART on CANVAS 30" X 24"
Seascape3web
SEASCAPE 3, 2009 OIL on CANVAS 30 X 50 INCHES
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FENG SHUI, August 2010 Oil and Bronze Patina on Canvas 56" X 40"
Alightuntothyselfweb
A LIGHT UNTO THYSELF, JUNE 2009 OIL on CANVAS 70" X 44"
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20150702170204-cosmicowl
COSMIC OWL, JULY 2015 MIXED-MEDIA 36" X 24" © EVA MONTEALEGRE
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
St. Louis
Lives in
Los Angeles
Works in
Topanga
Schools
USC
DRAMA STUDIO OF LONDON
PIERCE ART DEPARTMENT
Representing galleries
Adagio Gallery, Palm Desert on El Paseo /WAAS Gallery, Dallas/ Xanadu Gallery/Modern Art Gallery / Magika Bleu Studio Gallery
Tags
Art, Medicine, REIKI, arts-education, publication, studio-lofts, non-profit, research, gallery, cultural-center mixed-media installation performance modern, dance, song, beauty, joy, healing pop landscape surrealism, abstract, figurative, exhibition/performance
Statement

COME SEE THE COSMIC EXPERIENCE at UPPER WEST near the corner of Pico and Centinela.  Eva's paintings have been featured and awarded by THE MODERN ART GALLERY, THE MUSEUM OF LATIN AMERICAN ART, THE PICTURE ART FOUNDATION, ARTSLANT, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WOMEN CAUCAUS FOR ART, ARTAVITA and many others.  THIS SHOW IS ICONIC with suns, moons, seascapes, bears, serpents, horses, owls and deers.  You must come and see this exhibit and while you're there enjoy the great food by a master chef and the drinks by a wonderful mixologist.  Wines are available as well.  It's the perfect evening or lunch outing.

Eva Montealegre’s adventure in painting emerged under the tutelage of abstract painter, Robert Kingston. Eva’s gallery debut was at Long Beach Arts gallery where her mixed-media sculpture, LADYSTARSKULL PONDERS THE COSMOS, garnered acclaim and was awarded a prize. She is the recipient of a PUFFIN FOUNDATION GRANT for bringing art to Los Angeles communities.  In March of 2013, she was invited to ART FOR ALL PEOPLE, FINE ART GALLERY in Malibu to teach art to critically ill children and their parents. Eva’s organic spiritual connection is always present as a through-line in her artistic expression. Her most recent work, COSMIC OWL, has garnered special recognition from ARTSLANT. In fact, a number of her paintings have won awards. IT’S ALRIGHT, Southern California Women’s Caucus for Art, 1st Prize, HIGGS BOSON, Artavita and Artslant, CREATIVE CALL, with UniteWomen.org and their coffee table book, MOON ONE in the Art Takes Times Square and their coffee table book, DEEP VEIN at the Picture Foundation Museum and more!

Eva Montealegre has directed a number of Los Angeles community events including the presentation of her painting: HIGGS BOSON: Portrait of the First Woman - for a community of scientists, doctors and families, at the USC GENETIC MEDICINE ART GALLERY.  Special events include the Find Your Roots Exhibit in West Hollywood, attended by the mayor and juried by respected Los Angeles art critic, Peter Frank. Eva received a composer’s award for a song she authored related to the theme of her painting, ALLIGATOR WOMAN

 

HIGGS BOZON, PORTRAIT OF THE FIRST WOMAN

an original painting by EVA MONTEALEGRE

64" X 96" OIL ON CANVAS

will be featured in a performance presentation

with Improv Classical Composer, JONATHAN GRASSE

and Improv Dance Choreographer, BEATRIZ VASQUEZ

HEAD MASKS by Eva Montealegre

AT USC GENETIC MEDICAL ART GALLERY

BRIDGE TO THE SOUL EVENT

(see flier below)

 

"NEW BEGINNINGS"

RECEPTION February 2, 2012, 6 - 9 pm
401 S. Mesa, San Pedro, 3RD FLOOR EXHIBIT
featuring Eva Montealegre's Deep One and Deep Two

 

Art Show at The Loft Galleries- February 2, 2012
Opening Reception coincides with San Pedro "First Thursday Artwalk"

wonderful abstract work by other artists of note:  Eriki Fischer, Patricia Ferber & more

 

PRIOR EVENTS:

EXPERIENTIAL PAINTING WITH EVA MONTEALEGRE

AT LARK GALLERY, 216 THE PROMENADE, IN LONG BEACH

with FRED SUGERMAN'S MEDICINE DANCERS 

Eva will begin with a near-naked canvas,

with only its underpainting and when the

drumming and dancing begins the painting will come alive!

Come and experience a participatory painting event like no other!

The first painting was PRIMAVERA ONE

GALLERY IN SCOTTSDALE ARIZONA

just go to their featured artists section of their website for more info:

http://xanadugallery.com/Art/ArtistGallery.asp?ArtistID=479

Eva's painting: 

FENG SHUI

dancer with feather, clearing & making way for good energy to be borne

 auctioned to raise money for

Haiti's well drilling program at the

Orange County Center for Contemporary Art's

Opening Night Gala Sat, Jan 22nd go to

www.viewater.org to purchase tickets: $20 donation

    Eva's Seascapes are featured on the

ART HISTORY CHANNEL

in their episode on

21st Century Artists

                    

Eva grew up surrounded by art, music, theatre and literature.  Her work is informed by various successful creative pursuits. Her organic spiritual connection is always present as a through-line in her ingenious expression. Her love affair with painting emerged under the tutelage of abstract painter, Robert Kingston. From the moment of her first brush stroke something resonated deep in the core of her being and she knew she was destined to become what some people call a “mad crazy painter.”  It was a match of spirit and the world - she sold that first painting even before it dried.  Since then her works have been acquired by art collectors in New York, Los Angeles, Topanga, San Diego, Ventura, St. Louis and Santa Barbara counties.  Her gallery debut was at Long Beach Arts gallery where her mixed-media sculpture, Lady Starskull Ponders the Cosmos, garnered acclaim and was awarded a prize. M.J. Higgins Gallery on the Downtown Los Angeles Artwalk followed, and then the Topanga Art Safari, the historical Art Pavillion in Santa Barbara, the Canoga Youth Art Center, Orlando Gallery, Verve Gallery on La Brea, TAG Gallery in Santa Monica, Art Raw Gallery in West Chelsea, N.Y. the Modern Art Gallery in Los Angeles and most recently, you can view her work at ADAGIO GALLERY in Palm Desert on El Paseo.  Eva’s studio is in Topanga, next to a wild life conservancy.  She often goes for long walks and sometimes meditates for days at time before one of her painting streaks.  Her Luminosity series was a focus of meditation for a year before she created the first painting.

 

Collectors that have acquired Eva’s work:

Peter Lee

Carol Ann Lasker

Brett Brown (2)

Cynthia Sellers (2)

Jeff  Flannery

Tina Van Dyke-Woldman    (2)

Melody Wallace

Chuck Anaya & Judith Austin

Chris Kemmerling

Nicole Specht    (7)

Kirsten Olson    (2)                                                          

Victoria Woo    (3)

Danae Brockett

Carol Cole

Dori Siegenthaler (2)

Renee Lambert

Paula Rosenfeld

Richard Goff

Cynthia Hoyer (3)

Kat Ruiz

Todd Simon     and many others…

           

Artist Statement

It’s my intention to create a dance of color and form that manifests in a dreamlike conveyance of everything from whimsy to drama.  An energetic flow, a spiritual is-ness and sometimes even an explosion is conveyed.  This intense style of painting allows me to create a tran-substantial truth, an energetic veracity.  My artistic influences include my dear painting instructor, Robert Kingston, but I have also admired the work of Francis Bacon, Fritz Scholder, Susan Seddon Boulet & Valerie Bechtol.  Sometimes when I am painting I am in a divine state and other times it is more akin to an apache tango dance. 

www.evamontealegre. com   310.455.3084   or you can email her at     evamontealegre@yahoo.com 

PROMO FOR MODERN ART GALLERY OPENING