March 10, 2015 - 11:00am - March 29, 2015 - 5:00pm
Congratulations to Emily Swinsick, winner of the Davis Art Salon “Decontextualization” competition!
Emily received the most community votes during the “Decontextualization” exhibiton (February 28, 2015 at the Nelson Gallery). As the winner, Emily will hold her own exhibition at the Nelson Art Gallery from March 10th to the 29th.
Opening reception Saturday, March 14 from 3-5 pm
Rico Gatson is a Brooklyn-based artist who works in both paints and sculpture. After attaining his MFA at the Yale School of Art, Gatson showed prolifically across the US. Recently, Gatson was the subject of a two-person show at the Barbara Walters Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York. A solo retrospective, Three Trips Around the Block, was featured at Exit Art, New York.
Deborah Stratman is a multi-disciplinary filmmaker working out of Chicago, Illinois. Her films challenge the tug-of-war between the physical environment and the human urge to dominate. A self-proclaimed reactive artist, Stratman accomplishes this via sculpture, photography, drawing, and audio.
Annie Lapin is a Los Angeles-based painter who earned her MFA from UCLA and undergraduate degree from Yale. Her work was recently named by Modern Painters and Angelenos magazines as vital to the Los Angeles art scene. Along with being Editor’s Pick in New American Paintings, Lapin’s museum exhibitions include the Pasadena Museum of California Art – Pasadena, CA; and Grand Arts – Kansas City, MO. Her work has been exhibited at Honor Fraser, Angles Gallery, and LA Louver in Los Angeles, Galerie Lelong and Fredericks and Frasier in New York and Barbara Davis in Houston.