On October 20th, Compound Gallery in Oakland will be opening a group show curated by Hi-Fructose Magazine that is a tribute to the “friendly, deadly, tasty, hallucinogenic, phallic, alien, and legendary mushroom.” Participants include Andrew Schoultz, Naoto Hattori, Chuck Sperry, Annie Owens, Steven Cerio, Marion Peck, Mark Ryden (seen above), Travis Louie, Travis Lampe, Attaboy, Isabel Samaras, Michael Campbell, Martin Ontiveros, Gary Taxali, Michael Reedy, Nicomi Nix Turner, Mark Dean Veca, Ferris Plock, Jennybird Alcantara, Yoko d’holbachie, Skinner, Brandi Milne, Marco Mazzoni, Kii Arens, Graham Yarrington, […]
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How many artists does a gallery owner represent, show, and deal with in the course of 25 years? The answer is a lot – so much so that the anniversary show for Billy Shire and his landmark La Luz De Jesus gallery needs to split the lineup between two separate exhibitions, one month apart. There is certainly much to celebrate as the gallery was an avenue for many of the shining stars of the Low Brow Movement to display their work back in a time […]
We just wanted to let you know about an interesting project on display this October at La Luz de Jesus – the Lowbrow Tarot Project curated by Aunia Kahn. She has invited 22 other great artists including Kris Kuksi, David Stoupakis, Chet Zar, Laurie Lipton, Brian Viveros, Scott G. Brooks, and Jennybird Alcantara to create artwork inspired by the 22 major Arcana of tarot cards, each representing an aspect of human emotion. The multidisciplinary show opens on October 9th and will feature a book and […]
Opening on January 8th at La Luz de Jesus, is Jennybird Alcantara’s first show for 2010, featuring a brand new body of work. As seen from the piece above combining the underwater and spacial realms, Alcantara likes to explore the interconnectedness of the natural world, painting the flora and fauna she loves – sometimes from taken from fairytales, fables and mythology. Discuss Jennybird Alcantara here.