Digital previews for Tran Nguyen + David Bray at Thinkspace

Tran Nguyen 'When The World Isn't Looking' - colored pencil and acrylic washes on Rives BFK paper - 12x15 inches (2011)

Tran Nguyen returns this Saturday to Thinkspace with ‘The Synapse Between Here and There‘. Following up on her March 2010 sold out solo show with us, her upcoming exhibition will feature 14 new paintings alongside 3 process drawings. This exhibition marks Tran’s largest collection of original work to date and we are so excited to finally be able to share them with you.

Tran Nguyen ‘The Synapse Between Here and There’

Take a look at the digital preview for Tran’s show here:

Please let us know if you have any questions, require additional images, or would like to purchase any of the works in either of this month’s exhibitions. Just shoot us an e-mail to and we will get right back to you with full details (see note below please).

PLEASE NOTE: due to demand, please try to list an alternate work or two from Tran’s show that you may have your eye on in addition to your main choice. It will greatly help us in being able to secure you a work from this high demand exhibition. When responding, please be sure to list the best phone number for us to reach you at during the day. We will start getting back to folks late on Tuesday afternoon PST after all have had a chance to view the preview. Speed of response does not guarantee anything please know, as we’ve a waiting list we are going to try to work through to keep things fair for all.

David Bray 'A Letter To Three Wives' - mixed media on paper - 15x22.5 inches (2011)

PLUS we’ll have David Bray in from the UK in our project room for his debut U.S. solo show. ‘Return of Bad Wisdom’ features nine new mixed media works on paper along with a collection of smaller works that compliment the 7 larger works featured in the exhibit.

David Bray ‘Return of Bad Wisdom’

Take a look at the digital preview for Bray’s show here:

Reception with both artists in attendance:
THIS SAT – July 16th 5-8PM

Thinkspace / 6009 Washington Blvd. in Culver City, CA /

Two weeks to go until Tran Nguyen’s return to Thinkspace!

Tran Nguyen 'The Man With The Occupied Hands' - acrylic and color pencil on Rives BFK paper (2011)

Tran Nguyen
‘The Synapse Between Here and There’

Reception with the artist:
Sat, July 16th 5-8PM

On view July 16th – August 6th

Take a look inside Tran’s studio here:

‘The Synapse Between Here and There’ will feature the largest collection of Tran’s work to date and we’re simply thrilled at how all has come together for the show. Tran has really delivered a striking and thought provoking body of work that we’re excited for all to see. Two weeks and counting…

Thinkspace / 6009 Washington Blvd. in Culver City, CA 90232 /

David Bray’s ‘Return Of Bad Wisdom’ – this July in Thinkspace’s project room

David Bray 'When The Bough Breaks' - mixed media on paper - 15x22.5 inches (2011)

David Bray
‘Return of Bad Wisdom’

Reception with the artist:
Sat, July 16th 5-8PM in our project room

On view July 16th – August 6th

Take a look inside Bray’s UK studio here:

Check out the many facets of Bray’s creative side at his site here:

After turning heads at our ‘5 Year Anniversary Show’ this past November, we’re looking forward to hosting Bray’s debut U.S. solo show this July. Look for an interview with Bray to be posted here next week along with more details and sneak peeks from ‘Return Of Bad Wisdom’.

Thinkspace / 6009 Washington Blvd. in Culver City, CA 90232 /

‘Impetus’ – Thinkspace at the University of Arizona this September

Pedro Matos' new piece for 'Impetus' - this September at the University of Arizona

Thinkspace at the University of Arizona’s Joseph Gross Gallery


On view: Sept. 6th – Nov. 9th, 2011
Opening Reception: Thurs, Sept. 8th 5-6:30PM

The Joseph Gross Gallery at the University of Arizona
1031 N. Olive Road, Tucson, AZ 85721

Featuring new works from:
Kelly Allen
Brett Amory
Seth Armstrong
Ana Bagayan
David Bray
Liz Brizzi
Catherine Brooks
Adam Caldwell
David Cooley
Jacub Gagnon
Duncan Jago
Timothy Karpinski
Jen Lobo
David MacDowell
Pedro Matos
Tran Nguyen
Kevin Peterson
Jeff Ramirez
Allison Sommers
Linnea Strid
Jason Thielke
Yosuke Ueno
Kelly Vivanco

PLUS a special mural installation from DABS MYLA

Supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, Lionel Romach Endowment and University of Arizona School of Art

For directions and more information, please visit:

Information on the gallery/university:
The Joseph Gross Gallery, located on the campus of The University of Arizona across from The University of Arizona Museum of Art, was built in 1993 as part of the new Arts Complex for the College of Fine Arts. The Gallery was originally established in 1978 with a generous endowment from Joseph F. Gross, Professor of Chemical Engineering, in memory of his father, Joseph Gross, Sr. The Joseph Gross Gallery strives to include diverse audiences, diverse contexts, media, conceptual content, and an interest in new technologies and ways of seeing and art making. The 2,500 square foot gallery space provides a showplace for the work of students, faculty, and those artists whose work can both impact and interact with the University and community. The Gallery presents approximately eight exhibitions annually including solo and group exhibitions by nationally acclaimed artists, faculty and alumni shows, and MFA Thesis Exhibitions.

Opening night of Scott Radke and Jen Lobo at Thinkspace

Scott Radke and his creations

Thank you to everyone that made it through for the opening of our current shows with Scott Radke and Jen Lobo. Both artists had an amazing time and the gallery just looked stunning with both shows playing off one another in beautiful fashion. Radke just arrived back home to Ohio after driving cross country to the show and got in touch and asked that I pass along his thanks to everyone, he was over the moon to see a gallery filled with his sculpture and photography for the 1st time. Both shows are still on view, so don’t miss your chance to check them out in person if you find yourself in Culver City over the next couple weeks.

Take a look at the full set of pics from opening night here:

Jen Lobo alongside her work
Close up look at Jen Lobo's installation

Also check out some nice coverage of the show from our friends at Arrested Motion here and Hi-Fructose here.

Main gallery view of Scott Radke's 'Burlap'

Both exhibits on view through July 9th (FYI: we’ll be open this Sat during the holiday weekend)

Some amazing works from both exhibits are still available:
Scott Radke’s ‘Burlap‘:
Jen Lobo’s ‘Inherit The Wound‘:

Thinkspace / 6009 Washington Blvd in Culver City, CA 90232 /