Taetrum et Dulce: Lux in Tenebris
Distinction Gallery and ArtHatch are pleased to present an new exhibition, co-curated by David Vecchiato of MondoPOP and Dan Barry entitled, "Taetrum et Dulce: Lux in Tenebris". Drawing from his own experience as Art Director at Italy's premier urban art gallery (MondoPOP), David Vecchiato with accomplished artist Dan Barry, bring together a number of prevalent Pop-Surrealist and Lowbrow artists from around the globe. This exhibit first opened at MondoPOP in Rome, Italy and now has made it's way to Distinction Gallery. This will be the only showing of "Taetrum et Dulce: Lux in Tenebris" in the U.S. This collection of art will include a whirlpool of surrealism from the likes of Edward Robin Coronel, Jana Brike, Richard Frost, Chris Mars and many more. The opening reception will be held on Saturday, Sept 8, 2012 from 6-10pm in the newly renovated gallery made possible by a generous grant from San Diego County based on recommendation from Supervisor Pam Slater-Price. Complimentary Stone Brewery Beer and Wine will be served to guests 21 years of age or older.
The exhibition will run from September 8 - October 6, 2012
ArtHatch is a 7000 square foot building which houses the front gallery: exhibitions changing monthly, "The Alley," featuring new and previous works from over 75 artists, the teen room featuring artwork by 6 local teens, 14 artist studios, ranging in size from 150 to 800 square feet, featuring the work of over 30 local artists, and "The Lounge", containing 8 walls featuring local artists. The front gallery features contemporary and cutting edge artwork.
A variety of art books, prints, and collectors dolls are now available as well as an in house art supply store.
ArtHatch & Distinction Gallery
317 East Grand Avenue
Escondido, CA 92025