Santa Cruz Sentinel from Santa Cruz, California on February 23, 1990 · Page 72
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Santa Cruz Sentinel from Santa Cruz, California · Page 72

Santa Cruz, California
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Friday, February 23, 1990
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14 Spotlight Santa Cruz Sentinel Friday, Feb. 23, 19V0 BULKHEAD GALLERY "Cultural Shrines" mixed media and photography exhibit by Shelby Graham through Feb. 28 at 129 Bulkhead near the Town Clock. Hours are 1-6 p.m. Friday-Sunday. w J w W Death row inmate finds meaning in small things 3D ART Sculpture by Michael McKee and David Eason through Feb. 28 at 1515 Pacific Avenue. Hours 10a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. 427-1222. IB TAGER GALLERY Group show in a variety of media, emphasizing both representational and abstract qualities from Santa Cruz and Monterey Bay Area artists. Through March at 602 Mission. Hours are 1-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 429-5WK). palette, seems uniquely suited to his particular situation. He starts out by painting the canvas black and then splashes a "splotchy mass of red paint" onto the canvas. He stares at this until his "subconscious mind takes over," and he starts seeing images within the mass of paint. He proceeds to "bring out" the images by painting in with lighter reds and yellows. The images he arrives at are figurative usually several people in some kind of relationship. These Rorschach inspired tab-leaus seem to call for further elucidation in some kind of narrative, but it is left up to the viewer to find the story in these strange By STEPHEN WILTSE Sentinel correspondent X IVI KNTAL ImiiKcs," at the i ' I William James Association through March 9, is a scries of ' tiny paintings, some no larger than a dime, executed mainly in red and black. The artist. Robert K. Stansbury, is an inmate of death row. "Painting," he says, "... seems to force me to be somewhat more far-reaching and exacting, which actually seems to provide me with greater tranquility than any art form I have ever experimented with in the past." Mis approach to painting, along with the small scale and limited SUSUN GALLERY - Bold, painterly oils by local art instructor A. Clapman at 3945 Portola Dr. 475-7852. J.C. BREWNER'S GALLERY -Local scenes in watercolor by Sally Bookman, oils by Jacque Baker, floral watercolors by Marie Carter and Charlotte Yep, watercolors by Virginia Fordice and works by other area artists. Deer Park Center, 783 Rio Del Mar, Aptos. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 688-0567. Everyone loves great art. But few people can afford an original piece- and prints and e Ilk screens Just don't capture the richness of the original piece. Now there's an alternative- we at the Dead Painters Society will reproduce famous works of art- by hand, in oil, on canvas- at very reasonable prices. Shelby Graham's 'Cultural Shrine,' at Bulkhead Gallery. Own A Masterpiece VILLAGE GALLERY Located upstairs at the corner of Capitola Avenue and San Jose Avenue in Capitola. Noon-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday. 479-3747. McGuire of Cabrillo College. 526 Broadway. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-4 p.m. Sundays. 426-5787. SMITH GALLERY - "Novas 1990" a juried exhibition of UC Santa Cruz student work opens with a reception 2-4 p.m. Sunday . Hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday at Cowell College, UCSC. 459-2953. Dead Painters Society Bringing Great Artists Back to Life Through Custom Hand-Painted Reproductions MANY HANDS - Cutout dioramas by Christina Logue through February and arts and crafts by locals at 1001 Center St. Noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday and Noon-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. 429-8696. Phil and Julie Spickler (408)476-5517 images. Stansbury says, "I think my primary regret is the fact that I never learned before now how expressive the medium of painting can be, so that I could have started out trying to learn at a much younger age ... But perhaps most Importantly, it has certainly proven to me that any person on the face of this earth can learn to paint if they only take the time to try, and yet ... it does take time and patience to allow our self a true opportunity to learn." Through March 9 at the William James Association, 303 Potrero St. Suite 12B. 9 a.m. -noon and 1-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 426-2477. COUNTY BUILDING - On the first floor is the "Pheonix Photography Exhibition: A Commentary on the Rebirth of Santa Cruz County" a moving experience for anyone who was here Oct. 17, 1989. Also on the first floor is a lively and impressive exhibition of artwork from the Cultural Council's artistically gifted and talented program. The forth floor features pastel landscapes by Chris Tedesco, an inventive local artist who might have finally found his medium. The County Government Center at Ocean and Water Streets is open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. SESNON GALLERY - "Jack ZajacSelected Work 1954-1989" One of our most noted local artists is best known for his monumental bronze sculptures of such varied subjects as water, rams' skulls and sacrificial goats. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays at Porter College, UCSC. 459-2314. LOUDEN NELSON CENTER Art exhibition marks the fourth annual BlackAfrican Heritage Month through March 3 at 301 Center St. 429-3504. AUDITIONS for CAMELOT MAIN LIBRARY Wood-carving works by the Santa Cruz chapter of the California Carvers Guild through February. Muifctiy Boo I Lyrtcaby i r- s , , , Frederick Loewe Alan Jay Lerner WOMENS CENTER Senior Art Shows, 4-6 p.m. through Sunday at UCSC. Show changes weekly. 459-2072. LOCATION: DATE: CALL BACKS: Cabrillo College Theatre Friday, March 2nd, 7pm Saturday, March 3rd, 12 noon Sunday, March 4th, 12 noon Saturday & Sunday, March 10th & 1 1th, 12 noon Cabrillo College Theatre BAY PHOTO "From Haight and Melrose," photographs by Brad Cole, features the youths of San Francisco and Los Angeles streets. At 119 Walnut St. 9 a.m. -6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. -5 p.m. Saturday. ART LEAGUE - Although the artwork in the Santa Cruz Art League's "35th Annual High School Art Show" is quite varied in style and subject matter, there's still a unique undercurrent running through this exhibition a vitality that's both brash and uncertain at the same time. Much of the work is surprisingly accomplished. Winners of almost $1000 in prize money, were, selected by Charles i ' fidget of the'Art Museum and Dave , INDIA JOZE Woodcut prints by Jeanne McGee through March 4 at 1001 Center St. Lile 0. Cruse, Producer Abbey Goss, Director Art Manke, Choreographer (reimbursement stipends available) For further Information call CABRILLO STAGE 479-6429 , Local artist K. Lee Manuel is showing 'Sight, Specific' in SF, , "ftlease se4 Page 1 5 ,

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