Thursday, August 29, 2013

New Media Combinations at Berkeley Art Center

Image: Lia Cook, Facing Touch (detail), 2011. Cotton rayon hand woven, 54 x 51 inches.

Magnolia directors Donald and Era Farnsworth and longtime Magnolia collaborator Rupert Garcia are among the artists featured in "New Media Combinations: Traditional - Digital," opening September 6, 2013 at the Berkeley Art Center.

Other participating artists in this promising show, which "showcases compelling work by contemporary artists investigating multiple solutions to mine and combine the potential of traditional and digital technologies," include Kim Anno, Rebeca Bolinger, Lia Cook, Bella Feldman, Talia Green, Elisabeth Sher, and Jeannie O'Connor.

An opening reception will be held from 6-8 pm on Friday, September 6th. Two weeks later, Rupert Garcia will hold a public dialogue with professor John Zarobell about "art, process, and the Bay Area's contemporary creative climate" on September 21st at 4 PM.

Donald & Era Farnsworth - Reflection III 2004. Jacquard tapestry, 75 x 54 inches.

Artists in the show will also participate in a panel on October 26 where attendees will have more opportunities to hear about the inspiration and processes behind each work.

For more details on this show and visiting information, please check the Berkeley Art Center website. Admission to the non-profit Art Center is always free, so don't miss this show!

Art by Donald and Era Farnsworth from Magnolia Editions

Art by Rupert Garcia from Magnolia Editions

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