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Jamie Brunson and Barbara Kronlins

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Nexus, 2014 Oil, Alkyd, Wax on Polyester on Panel 36 X 36 Inches
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Pop Tarts, 2014 Mixed Media Collage 30 X 35 Inches
Jamie Brunson and Barbara Kronlins

545 4th Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
March 12th, 2014 - April 18th, 2014
Opening: March 12th, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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WEBSITE:  
http://www.asgallery.com
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
SOMA
EMAIL:  
info@asgallery.com
PHONE:  
415.495.2090
OPEN HOURS:  
Mon-Fri 9-5, Saturdays by appointment.
TAGS:  
pop, abstract, mixed-media

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Contact: Jennifer Draughon

Andrea Schwartz Gallery

545 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

415.495.2090 – Phone

415.495.2094 – Fax

jennifer@asgallery.com

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Jamie Brunson and Barbara Kronlins

March 12 – April 18, 2014

Opening Reception: Wednesday, March 12, 5:30 - 7:30 PM

 

Andrea Schwartz Gallery is pleased to announce a two-person exhibition featuring new work by Jamie Brunson and Barbara Kronlins opening Wednesday, March 12, 2014.

 

“For me, the success of my paintings relies on their capacity to evoke analogous sensations of expansion and connection in the people who see them.” --Jamie Brunson

 

Jamie Brunson works with a mix of oil paint, alkyd medium and refined beeswax to build up layered, shimmering surfaces that extend beyond the canvas. Brunson uses veil and lattice forms to evoke meditative experiences and employs the physical qualities of paint to mimic the kind of perceptual sensory phenomena that arise in meditation—blurring, overlapping, dissolving edges, and radiance. Brunson received her BFA from the California College of the Arts and her MFA from Mills College.

 

“I was delighted with the images, colors, stories and memories they brought back.  Who didn’t love ‘Archie,’ ‘Blondie,’ and ‘Felix the Cat.’” --Barbara Kronlins

Barbara Kronlins has always used vintage matchbooks, coloring books, and other vintage ephemera to create her graphic, multi-layered collages.  However, after receiving a box of old comics found in the attic of her childhood home, Kronlins began incorporating these past and familiar images into her collages.  The new materials recalled old memories, including a past interest in Pop Art, which pushed her to work with new shapes and sizes.

Andrea Schwartz Gallery was established in 1982 and is located in the South of Market district of San Francisco in our new gallery space located at 545 – 4th Street. ASG exhibits contemporary work of mid-career artists from the Bay Area and across the country.  ASG is a member of SFADA.  Gallery Hours are Monday - Friday 9 - 5, Saturday by appointment. For further information and materials please contact Jennifer Draughon at 415-495-2090 or jennifer@asgallery.com.  Additional information may also be found on our website, www.asgallery.com. Thank you!