Cross Roads

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© Courtesy of the Artist and Joyce Gordon Gallery
© Courtesy of the Artist and Joyce Gordon Gallery
Cross Roads

406 14th Street
Oakland, CA 94612
May 7th, 2010 - June 28th, 2010
Opening: May 7th, 2010 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

East Bay
Wed-Fri 11-5; Sat 1-5


"Cross Roads"
Featuring sculptures by Chukes and paintings buy Ruth Tunstall Grant

Opening Reception on the first Friday!
May 7, 2010, Friday, 6:0
0pm-9:00pm, FREE

The dynamics of collaboration by two exceptional and highly skilled artists - Chukes and Ruth Tunstall Grant will be on view & glimmering at the Joyce Gordon Gallery in Oakland from May 7  to June 28, 2010.
Genesis-Sanctuary-Celebration & Inspiration...
These are the words present in the cathartic synergy of Sculptor, Chukes and Painter, Ruth Tunstall Grant.

Chukes was a born artist and his family had the wisdom to realize and nurture his skill at a very young age.  He graduated with distinct honors at the California College of Arts with a  BFA in Sculpture and Ceramics.  He has also acquired an MFA from the Claremont Graduate University.  Chukes has exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide and have lectured and facilitated artist workshops throughout the country.  He has received several awards including The World Foundation Scholarship & the San Francisco Museum of Arts Award for Exceptional Achievement.

Ruth Tunstall Grant is a bay area artist whose work has been featured in many invitational group exhibitions as well as solo shows at national and international  venues such as Dallas Museum of Fine Art, Dallas, Texas; Rath Museum, Geneva, Switzerland; Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, California; San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California; and Los Gatos Museum of Art, Los Gatos, California.  She received a 1987 Women of Achievement Award in the Arts and the 1999 Dr. Alain Locke Award for "Excellence in the Arts."  In 2003 she was appointed to the San Jose Art Commission.   Ruth currently serves as Director of the Art Education Program at Children's Shelter of Santa Clara County, a program that provides fine art instruction for
abused children.