April 23 - May 14, 2016
Four Shows Curated by
G. James Daichendt - Word
Mat Gleason - Blood on the Track Lights
Isabel Rojas-Williams - I Am More
Cindy Schwarzstein - /Brit-fluence(d)/
Royal Curation at the Gabba Gallery features simultaneous exhibitions curated by four of LA’s most respected art experts: G. James Daichendt, Mat Gleason, Isabel Rojas-Williams, and Cindy Schwarzstein.
G. James Daichendt is Dean of Arts and Humanities and Professor of Art History at Point Loma Nazarene University. His show, Word, spotlights text-based art by Robbie Conal, Desire Obtain Cherish, Macha Suzuki, John Van Hamersveld, and Feodor Voronov.
Mat Gleason, founder of Coagula Art Journal, showcases paintings by Alex S. Arizpe and Vanessa Contreras in Blood on the Track Lights. His exhibition explores the passion and intensity of life’s most extreme moments.
Former executive director of Mural Conservancy Los Angeles, Isabel Rojas-Williams, highlights female artists in I Am More. The show includes works by Lydia Emily Archibald, June Edmonds, Rosalind McGary, Colette Miller, Mei Xian Qiu, Christina Ramos, Sandy Rodriguez. Ester Petschar, a madonnara, will create a chalk pastel on the gallery floor.
In /Brit-fluence(d)/, Cartwheel Art founder Cindy Schwarzstein presents art influenced by British cuture. The mix of LA and UK based artists includes Jonny Arnold, Will Blanchard aka Wildcat Will, Nicholas Bonamy, Brandon Boyd, Inkie, Fanakapan, Robert “Sticky” Shaw, Joey Feldman, Teale Hatheway, Himbad, Plastic Jesus, Jay Kantor, Dr. Paul Koudounaris, Captain Kris, Stone Larkin, MEAR ONE, Xany Rudoff, Otto Schade, and Cherie Strong.