Mid-City Arts in association w/ Montana Cans & 33third LA present: ‘Sequestro Express (Kidnap Express)’
The debut LA solo show from Mexico City Street Artist SANER
Mexico City Artist SANER brings the outdoor public art experience into a private gallery setting. All artwork pieces will be given out free to the public.
Edgar “SANER” Flores is an urban artist, illustrator and graphic designer. Raised by his parents in Mexico City and surrounded by rich color and tradition, SANER developed an interest in drawing and Mexican muralism early on. He began expressing himself on paper and through graffiti art, later going on to earn a degree in graphic design from the Universidad Autónoma de México. His creations are influenced by Mexican custom and folklore, color, mysticism, masks and skulls. A mix of these lifelong interests and passions has led him to become the artist he is today. SANER’s work has been featured in galleries in Mexico, the United States, London, Berlin and Barcelona.
Look for a huge feature on SANER in the new issue of Juxtapoz now on stands (August 2011 / n.127)
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.
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 email@example.com 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.
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.
‘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…
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’.
Featuring new works from:
HOW and NOSM
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
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.