Please join me at Lawndale on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 6:00 PM for the Big Slide Show.
Along with other Big Show artists, I am going to present my work. Presentations are at Lawndale Art Center.
Please come early as there is limited seating.
All two paintings from my submission were accepted. They are from my 2014 paintings from series Verto. Medium is acrylic on stretched canvas. Size of the works are 24in×24in.
Verto in latin means to “move around an axis through itself” or “turn, turn around”.
The show was juried by George Scheer, Executive Director & Co-Founder of Elsewhere, Greensboro, NC.
Opening reception is on Friday, July 10, 2015 at 6:30-8:30 pm.
DJ set by Night Drive with complimentary beverages.
Go to Lawndale Art Center to find more info.
All three pieces from my submission were accepted. The works are from the series Ritual of Space. The size of the works are 30×30in, 30×30in and 30×45in. The medium of the works is pigment ink print on stretched canvas.
This year show was juried by Aram Moshayedi, Curator, LA><ART in Los Angeles, California.
Opening reception is on Friday, July 11, 2008 at 6:30-8:30 pm. Last year show was great fun for me.
“The Big Show is Lawndale Art Center’s annual open-call, juried exhibition. It has been an important venue through which emerging and under-represented Houston area artists gain exposure since the show’s conception in 1984. The Big Show was formerly the East End Show, sponsored by the East End Progress Association, at Lawndale’s original location.” excerpt for Lawndale Art Center website.
Last year, the Big Show attracted 1,143 artwork submissions from 458 Houston area artists. Rita Gonzalez, Assistant Curator, Special Exhibitions, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA selected 117 works from 86 Artists for the show.
Go to Lawndale Art Center to find more info.
I am teaching another Digital Black and White Photography class at the HCP in April 29, 2008
I have a work from the series Consciousness of Seeing in a group show currently hanging at the Women’s Institute of Houston.
They are located at 2202 Avalon Place, Houston, Texas 77019. To get direction, please call the institute at (713) 529-7123 or go to their website at www.wih.org
The show highlights works from the Cream of Rice group.
There will be a reception at the center on December 1, 2007 (Saturday) from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM.
I was invited by the Comtemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) to present work on November 1, 2007 at 6:30PM (Thursday).
My presentation is a slide show format. Q&A to follow after each presentation. Kelli Vance is also presenting that evening.
I will be showing images from my select earlier work as well as my latest work. All are invited. I hope to see you there.
“Slide Jam programs introduce figures from Houston’s diverse art community to those who want to follow new developments in contemporary art. Presentations begin at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday evenings in the Cullen Education Room.
Artists: Peter Chok and Kelli Vance” (Excerpts from the CAMH website.)
Two of my works from the series Ritual of Space were accepted by Lawndale Art Center The Big Show 2007. Rita Gonzalez was the guest Juror for the show. She is Assistant Curator, Special Exhibitions, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
“The Big Show is Lawndale Art Center’s annual open-call, juried exhibition. It has been an important venue through which emerging and under-represented Houston area artists gain exposure since the show’s conception in 1984. … Open to all artists living within 100 miles of Houston or in the following counties: Angelina, Austin, Brazoria, Brazos, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Hardin, Harris, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Newton, Orange, Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity, Tyler, Walker, Waller, Washington, Wharton.” (Excerpt from Lawndale Art Center website.)
The Big Show was opened to all artists working in all media. There were 1,145 works submitted by 458 artists.
115 works from 86 artists was picked by Rita Gonzales for the show.
The show opens this Friday, July 13 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM.
I have an upcoming group show in Marfa, Texas at Highland Gallery from 5/26/07 to 7/23/07. Others in the show are:
Julie Alexander, Mark Bagge, Deborah Bay, Jim Belli, Peter Brown, Marty Carden, Patricia, Eifel, James Falick, Tom Foster, Val Glitsch, Len Kowitz, Sharon Joines, Luis Mesa.
Reception for the Artists and Opening is on Saturday, May 26, from 6-8 pm.
In this class, I will provide an overview of the similarities and differences between traditional and digital black and white darkroom and will show students how to convert digital images into black and white images using photoshop.
I have just posted some images from the series Hermann Park. The images are obviously from Hermann Park, Houston largest public park. Enjoy!