Thursday, August 6, 2009

Convergence - Mixed Media prints by Adabel Allen

Bosque at Eventide
24 x 18"
Monotype, Etching, and Gravure

Adabel Allen’s colorful mixed media prints are inspired by the fact that disparate disciplines such as science and religion often come to similar conclusions. While she physically layers intaglio and relief plates to echo the layers of meaning embedded in her work she uses bird imagery as a unifying element. A metaphor for the multiple perspectives we can use to observe the world, the birds in Allen’s work also add a sense of humor to her otherwise rather thoughtful pieces.

Exhibition dates:
August 7 – 29
(Early Bird Preview: August 4 - 7)

First Friday Artscrawl Reception: August 7, 5 – 8:00 PM

Demonstration during the reception: Adabel Allen will show how to layer relief and intaglio prints from 6:30- 7:00 PM.

Gallery hours: Wednesday through Sunday 9 AM - 6 PM; Tuesday 10 AM – 4 PM; closed Monday.

Contact person: Regina Held, 268-8952.

Cost of event: free

Location: 3812 Central Ave. SE.- 2.5 blocks east of Carlisle between Solano and Aliso, next to Matrix Fine Art.

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