CA – A Boy and A Jaguar Launch Party

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Press Release:

Join Gallery Nucleus to celebrate the release of Catia Chien’s new book, A Boy and A Jaguar with a book launch party, including a signing, reading, and exhibit of art from the book on Saturday June 28, 2014 from 6:00PM – 8:00PM!

More event details to be announced!

About the book:
Alan loves animals, but the great cat house at the Bronx Zoo makes him sad. Why are they all alone in empty cages? Are they being punished? More than anything, he wants to be their champion—their voice—but he stutters uncontrollably.

Except when he talks to animals…

Then he is fluent.

Follow the life of the man Time Magazine calls, “the Indiana Jones of wildlife conservation”as he searches for his voice and fulfills a promise to speak for animals, and people, who cannot speak for themselves. This real-life story with tender illustrations by Catia Chien explores truths not defined by the spoken word.

About the artist:
Catia Chien is an avid painter who works from her studio in Southern California. She is a collection of fun entomology facts and has been known to prefer soup over most other types of food. Besides filled with vivid imagination, her work is described as rich with whimsy, colors, and energy. She is currently producing work for the children’s book market, film and animation, comic book anthologies, and galleries.

Outside books will merit a $10 fee.

Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801

CA – Baker’s Dozen Show

Gallery Nucleus opens a new exhibit on Saturday June 11that 7pm.

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a few words can make a delightfully pretty picture. This exhibit has of 13 fresh, diverse, and notable young artists visually exploring their favorite idiom.

Idioms are playful expressions of any language, consisting of phrases or sentences that do not literally mean what they say, illustrating them results in works that are visually striking, whimsical, humorous, and downright fun.

A range of aesthetics and mediums will be on display and include drawings, paintings, lithographs, paper-cuts and more.

Featured Artists:

Ming Ong
You Byun
Brittney Lee
Matte Stephens
Dadu Shin
Catia Chien
Miki Sato
Nicole Gustafsson
Lorena Alverez
Ahren Hertel
Nico Duffaut
Daniela Volpari

Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801

CA – Quinquennium Exhibitum

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Bill Presing, Kazu Kibuishi & more at Gallery Nucleus

Quinquennium Exhibitum: Nucleus 5 Year Anniversary Exhibition
November 7, 2009 – November 30, 2009
Nov 7, 7:00PM – 11:00PM

We reflect upon our first five years while looking future forward. To commemorate this benchmark, we’ve invited many from years past to contribute in their own declaration of growth. We are proud to present a roster of notable talent. We humbly welcome you to join us for the celebration lasting late into the night with inspiring artwork, camaraderie, as well as gratitude for your support. We hope that you will join us.
With select original work by the legendary Bob Peak