Monday, January 7, 2008
Cactus Gallery hosts The Bird Show
SHOW DATES :: January 12, 2008 - February 6, 2008
NELA 2nd Saturday Gallery Night :: January 12, 2008 :: 7p-10p
Artist reception :: Saturday, January 19, 2008 :: 7p-10p
Cactus Gallery is pleased to host a special art show for the Animal Protection Institute (API). API strives to fight animal abuse wherever it occurs. www.api4animals.org and www.NationalBirdDay.com Show runs January 12- February 6, 2008 ** GALLERY NIGHT on Saturday, January 12 from 7- 10pm - For map info: www.NELAart.org Electric violinist and composer, David STROTHER, will play during NELAart.org night. Go to: myspace.com/davidstrother **ARTIST RECEPTION: Saturday, January 19th from 7-10pm
Much like our souls, birds aspire upwards, flying free of earthly restraints, only to return again after their meditation. Come celebrate the flight, song and freedom that our feather friends symbolize.
Featured artist :: Joe POGAN. Joe uses his unique combination of welding expertise and artistic talent to create an amazing variety of animal sculptures using fascinating "found metal" objects. The end result is an eye-catching, fascinating amalgamation of metal with odd nooks and crannies you can explore for hours.
Participating artists : Matt ADRIAN, Veronica AGOSTINI, Kari ATOL ,Jimmy BLEYER, Steph CALVERT, CHATISMO, Grace CHEE, Daisy CHURCH, Shea DUNN, Jill EMERY, Jessica GARY, Sophia GASPARIAN, Walt HALL, Rachael HAMMOND, Sandy HUSE, Catherine JUST, Brooke KENT, Patricia KREBS, LOST CAUSE SOCIETY, Miriam MARTINEZ, Ángela María ORTIZ S., Katie PHILLIPS, Iván QUILES, Gilbert REYES, Majella Lue SUE, Kacy TREADWAY, Kelly THOMPSON, Gayle WHEATLEY and more.
Cactus is a vibrant latino owned and operated gallery that promotes up-and-coming L.A. artists. We host lively openings every month and strive to bring new collectors original artwork at accessible prices. Cactus is a shopper's delight, mixing traditional art forms with distinctive affordable art objects and beautifully crafted handmade jewelry. Most gift items are made in ARGENTINA by talented artisans. We believe in community and maintaining cultural traditions.
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