VISIONS AND HORIZONS opens January 12 2012 at Artspace Warehouse

Top Quote New art exhibition VISIONS AND HORIZONS opens January 12 with an artist reception 6-8pm. Three new artists to lead the latest show at Los Angeles art gallery Artspace Warehouse: Los Angeles artists Steven Michael O'Connor, Deborah Imas, Barbara Kolo and Gill Miller. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) January 04, 2012 - Attention-grabbing depths, endless horizons and bold colors are at the center of the new show VISIONS AND HORIZONS opening January 12 with an artist reception 6-8pm.

    Steven Michael O'Connor's Driptronics Series is a fine art graffiti experiment. It's a result of attempting to create an abstraction of wall writing while blurring the line between the gallery walls and the blank canvas of the streets. These particular pieces are inspired by terms referring to coins...which can be seen as nothing more than sculpted metal with an assigned value. Creating something beautiful that people appreciate has value.

    Deborah Imas is interested in both abstract and figurative forms and how they interact. These forms sometimes develop an intricate and complicated relationship. Her process is monotype, a type of printmaking made by painting on a smooth surface, glass or copper plate. The image is then transferred onto a sheet of paper by using a monotype printing press. Monotyping is a unique process in that every print is one of a kind. She often adds sewing elements to the print symbolizing the handmade craftsmanship inherent in printmaking.

    Barbara Kolo was born and educated in New York. Having developed an appreciation for art from an early age, her interest in drawing and painting lead her to attend the High School of Art and Design, followed by the School of Visual Arts. During the 1980's, Barbara built a career as an award-winning art director in creative advertising for films and television. It was this career that bought her to Los Angeles in 1989. She soon followed the urge to develop her own personal artistic voice blending colorful dots and lines into mesmerizing artworks.

    Gill Miller's approach to art is bold and vibrant with clean and subtle lines for balance, with a modernist approach that he has made his own. His medium is spray paint from a can. This is the only medium he has ever really worked in. It has a rhythm and a poetry that is magical to Gill.
    His career as an artist only goes back to 2008, however in that time Gill has already been represented by five galleries.

    About Artspace Warehouse: Artspace Warehouse is one of the world's leading galleries for savvy contemporary art collectors. With galleries in Cologne, Zurich and Los Angeles, Artspace Warehouse specializes in guilt-free international urban, pop, graffiti, photo and abstract art.

    Collectors find it appealing to buy a piece of original art at the same price as designer clothing and derive pleasure from it every day in their surroundings. The price range typically varies from $200 to $2,000 and includes a special collectors section offering exclusive paintings by well known international artists.
    The selection of artworks varies all the time.

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