3rd Annual Art Exhibition

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3rd Annual Art Exhibition
Curated by: Gabriel Cifarelli

70 N Mentor Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91106
December 3rd, 2010 - December 5th, 2010
Opening: December 3rd, 2010 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Tue-Sat 11-5
mixed-media, installation, conceptual, modern, sculpture


PASADENA, Calif., November 16, 2010 – "3rd Annual Art Show: A Three-Day Exhibition/Offering," will feature paintings and ceramics by noted local artists and runs December 3 - 5 in the Marjorie Branson Performance Space, Boston Court Performing Arts Center, 70 North Mentor Avenue.  The exhibition will include works by host Clark Branson, the Founding Director of Boston Court, along with Linda Arreola, Beverly Crist, Nancy Del Riego, Peter Goldberg, Stephanie Pryor, and Marshall Roemen  The exhibition will be curated by Gabriel Cifarelli and is free and open to the public.  

An opening reception and exhibition will be held on Friday, December 3 from  6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.   The exhibition continues Saturday, Dec. 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  A wine and cheese “meet and greet” with the artists on Saturday takes place from  2 p.m. to 4 p.m.  The art show will conclude on Sunday, Dec. 5 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.   All art will be available for purchase.  

Branson's bold & colorful acrylic paintings were exhibited this past fall as part of ArtWalk in Pasadena.  His work was most recently seen at the San Fernando Valley Arts Club at the Finegood Gallery in West Hills, CA, where he won a jury award for the work displayed there. 

Los Angeles native, Arreola produces painting, sculpture and installation. This exhibition will show recent works in mixed media on wood.  In 2010 Arreola was the recipient of a City of Los Angeles Artist Fellowship grant and has designed public artwork for the main plaza of the East L.A. Civic Center.  Arreola is featured in the book “Contemporary Chicana/Chicano Artists.”

Ceramicist Crist specializes in low-fired, hand-built ceramics created at her studio in Los Angeles. She has public pieces in Los Angeles and Florida and her works can be seen on the sets of several TV series.  Her pieces have been included in many national juried exhibitions and competitions.

Del Riego’s acrylic paintings are the result of studies with Wayne Thiebaud, Robert Arneson and Cornelia Schulz, and she worked as gallery administrator at the LA Institute of Contemporary Art.

A CPA from Santa Monica, Goldberg started art lessons just three years ago.  He is now working on abstract paintings with Venice, California artist David Skinner.  Several of his paintings are in collections in California and Colorado.

Roemen will show a selection of acrylic and oil on canvas as well as charcoal on paper.  The Eugene, Oregon native’s subjects include observational drawings and paintings of people, places and everyday things, as well as works of large-scale abstraction.  His forthcoming piece “Oratorio at The End of a Black Rainbow,” can be seen November 10 of this year until March of next year on exhibit in Terminal 1 at L.A. International Airport.

Pryor has exhibited her acrylic-on-linen pieces in both group and solo shows in the U.S. and abroad.  She teaches privately and has taught at UCLA Extension Visual Arts since 2004.

Curator Cifarelli works for the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery in Barnsdall Park. He has curated exhibitions for Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House also in Barnsdall Park, as well as for LAX Airport and other venues. Currently, he is pursuing a MA in Specialized Journalism (Arts) from the Annenberg School at USC.

The event is produced by Really Truly Productions. For more information, call (626) 683-6883.