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EXHIBITION

6/6/2019

WATER - NATIONAL GROUP SHOW

Opening Night

513 Garden St., Santa Barbara

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6/6/2019

WATER - NATIONAL GROUP SHOW

About the exhibition:

This exhibition explores interpretations of water through the creative process in mixed-media, sculpture, video, photography, digital art and installation. As Bruce Lee said, “Be formless, shapeless… Be water, my friend.” Both art and water are vital for life, and they share the ability to be many things and transcend a specific form. June 6-9, 2019.

Opening Night

513 Garden St., Santa Barbara

Introducing four of the ten artists exhibiting:

Antonia Dimitrova

Antonia  living and working in Miami uses intermodal process, to catalyze dialogues that explore tensions between lived experience and human longing.   She layers movement, sound, written word and image, to process personal memories and experiences, giving voice to new narratives of awareness, growth, reconciliation and deepened spirituality.

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Krista Machovina

Krista  is a painter and mixed media artist, with training as an art therapist and art educator. As an artist, Krista draws inspiration from the natural world, in particular the sea and sky, vintage ephemera and found objects. These elements create a narrative of every changing boundaries; those that merge, some diffuse and others starkly clear. The human presence is noticeably absent in the paintings of the sea, creating a meditative, immersive environment for the viewer.


Survival Series pieces are visual interpretations of vintage survival manuals, the content of which I found applicable to dealing with personal challenges and inspired me to do some related self help writing. In these pieces, my ever favorite theme of water is present, this time as a condition to which one must adapt and navigate to survive.

Survival Series

Survival Series

Gregory Grano

Gregory  is a filmmaker and educator based in Los Angeles. His first feature documentary explored trust, fear, and the “stranger” across the US, while his recent work has evolved into multimedia experiences, connecting humans, nature, and identity through visual stories. I’m A Tree was filmed primarily in the High Sierras of California, and is the first in a triptych of film installations celebrating energetic life in entities of nature.

I'M A TREE - TRAILER

I'M A TREE - TRAILER

Siren's Dress. Fused and transformed packaging materials, plastic shards.

Reenie Charrière

Reenie is obsessed with how objects accumulate in our everyday spaces. Her work is motivated by the drama of landscapes and waterways, urban and rural. She gathers and transforms everyday materials, especially throwaways. Her sculptural installations play upon the unpredictable juxtaposition of natural and synthetic matter.



Siren's Dress. Fused and transformed packaging materials, plastic shards.


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