CA – Star vs. the Forces of Evil Signing

Series creator Daron Nefcy appears at Gallery Nucleus on Saturday April 22nd from 2:00 – 5:00 PM to close out the tribute art exhibition. Nefcy will be joined by Adam McArthur (voice of Marco Diaz), composer Brian Kim, supervising producers Dominic Bisignano and Aaron Hammersley, character Becky Dreistadt, and background artist Drake Brodahl for a panel with a signing to follow.  Tickets available at the link…

Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
626.458.7477

CA – Triangle Art Show & Signing

Jon Klassen appears at Gallery Nucleus to celebrate his latest book release, Triangle, with a signing / exhibition event on Wednesday, April 26th at 7:00 PM.

Jon will do a book reading and there will be other fun activities. Signed and framed high quality reproductions from the book will be on display and available for the first time.

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Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
626.458.7477

CA – Star vs. the Forces of Evil Art Show

Press Release:

In collaboration with Cyclops Print Works, Oh My Disney! and Disney Television Animation, Gallery Nucleus is excited to host a tribute exhibition on Saturday, April 8th for the hit Disney TV series Star vs. the Forces of Evil with a full artist roster curated by creator Daron Nefcy!

OPENING RECEPTION SCHEDULE

  • Depending on the line, wristsbands for signing will be handed out no later than NOON — limited to first 150 people in line. 

    •  Please NO camping out overnight. You can start lining up as early as 5am on the morning of.  Security will be on-site.
    •  Please NO holding spaces for friends/family.
  • 2:00-5:00PM: Buying window for first 150 people w/ wristbands to purchase their items to be signed.
    • Only exhibition related prints/merchandise available for sale. No original artwork will be available until the evening.
  • 6:00-7:00PM: VIP Hour
  • 7:00-10:00PM: Gallery doors open to public
    • Signing for 150 wristbanded attendees (Limited to 2 signed items per person)

*As a special Disney event, an early collector’s preview will not be available. However, the collection will be online on our website as early as Sunday 4/9 at 12:00AM.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Brand new tribute artwork celebrating Star vs. the Forces of Evil
  • Participating artists curated by series creator Daron Nefcy
  • Daron Nefcy in attendance & signing for the first 150 attendees w/ wristbands
  • Cosplay highly encouraged.
  • Screen printed limited-edition collectible fanbill freebies by Star vs. the Forces of Evil designer Maryam Sefati
    • while supplies last!
  • New Gallery Nucleus exclusive Star vs. the Forces of Evil print releases
  • Production art on display
  • Free themed refreshments

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS
Alex Duckworth
Alina Chau
Alison Donato
Amelia Lorenz
Ann Shen
Ariel Vracin-Harrell
Brigette Barrager
Becky Dreistadt
Carrie Liao
Casey Crowe
Cassie Zwart
Charlotte Jackson
Cheyenne Curtis
Daron Nefcy
Devin Taylor
Dominic Bisignano
Drake Brodahl
Eric Gonzalez
Evon Freeman
Gina Gress
Israel Sanchez
Jorge Gutierrez
Kari Casady
Kassandra Heller
Kayla Jones
Kristen Gish
Lorraine Grate
Lynn Wang
Madeleine Flores
Maryam Sefati
Matthias Bauer
Matt Doering
Michelle Park
Molly Ostertag
Nancy Lorenz
Neysa Bové
Nicolette Wood
Peter Emmerich
Philip Vose
Rachelle Reyes
Sabrina Cotugno
Sarah Oleksyk
Stephanie Ramirez
Sun Jae Lee
Zach Marcus

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Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
626.458.7477

CA – Tale as Old as Time Signing

Press Release:

To celebrate the legacy of Disney’s classic animated tale Beauty and the Beast, Nucleus has invited the veteran animators and artists who worked on the film to talk about their experiences. Come hear these amazing guests as they share stories and discuss their development work from behind-the-scenes. Bring your questions for the Q&A session and meet the artists one-on-one on Saturday March 25, 2017.

After the Q&A, guests will queue up for a meet and greet with the panelists and be given a pre-purchased signed book upon exit.

Featured Panelists:

Charles Solomon – Author
Don Hahn – Producer
Gary Trousdale – Director
Roger Allers – Story Supervisor
James Baxter – Supervising Animator (Belle)
John Carnochan – Editor

…more to be announced! Panelists may be subject to change

Event Guidelines:

  • Tickets are on sale now at the link…
  • Pre-sale ticket holders are guaranteed entrance and a signed book.
  • Non-ticket holders ARE NOT guaranteed entrance if the event is sold out. We have a limited capacity in the gallery and cannot guarantee entrance for non-ticket holders.
  • Attendees can pick up the signed copy of their book upon exit
  • Due to all books being signed before the event, outside items will not be available for signing.
  • ALL SALES ARE FINAL. No refunds will be given if you cannot make the event.

*Attendees must email us their questions by March 23 to info@gallerynucleus.com (subject: Tale as Old as Time questions) 

Event Schedule:
2:00 – 3:30 Artist Discussion Panel
3:30 – 4:00 Break
4:00 – 5:00 Q & A

Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
626.458.7477

CA – Nightlights Signing

Lorena Alvarez is returning to Gallery Nucleus to sign her latest children’s illustrated book Nightlights. Come get a book signed and stay for a meet-n-greet with the artist. Lorena will be flying in for a visit on Saturday, March 17th from 2:00 – 5:00 PM.

About the artist:
Lorena is an illustrator for children’s books, independent publications, advertising and fashion magazines. Based in South America, Lorena has been showing her works in solo and group exhibitions with Nucleus for a couple of years: The Kingdom and Fantastical Flora & Fauna.

About the book:
Every night, tiny stars appear out of the darkness in little Sandy’s bedroom. She catches them and creates wonderful creatures to play with until she falls asleep, and in the morning brings them back to life in the whimsical drawings that cover her room.

One day, Morpie, a mysterious pale girl, appears at school. And she knows all about Sandy’s drawings… Nightlights is a beautiful story about fear, insecurity, and creativity, from the enchanting imagination of Lorena Alvarez.

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Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
626.458.7477

CA – Hug It Out Signing

Animation/illustration artist Louis Thomas appears at Gallery Nucleus on Saturday, February 18th at 6:00 PM. Louis will be signing his latest book Hug It Out, and talk to fans.

About the book:
Mom has had enough of Woody and Annie’s incessant fighting. When her pleas for sharing and apologizing are ignored, she demands they “hug it out.” At first, the warring siblings are confused. Hugging? But after a long afternoon of forced embraces, the brother and sister decide to call a truce to avoid yet another icky hug. However it doesn’t take long for them to miss that newfound closeness. And soon they’re looking for something to fight about so they can hug it out once more!

Adults will delight in a new solution to conflict, while kids will enjoy yelling “HUG IT OUT!” at each familiar situation. With subversive humor and smart, eye-catching illustrations, Louis Thomas’s debut is a cheeky tribute to sibling rivalry and (cuddly) compromise.

About the artist:
Louis Thomas is based in Paris, France. He graduated from CalArts and Gobelins then worked full-time in California for several animation studios such as Pixar and Cartoon Network. He then returned to France and started showing work in galleries and illustrating children’s books.

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Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
626.458.7477

CA – Nico Delort / Teagan White Solo Exhibitions

Artist Nico Delort and Teagan White appear at Gallery Nucleus on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM for exhibition openings.

Nico Delort is a French Canadian illustrator working in Paris, France. His original scratchboard work has won him several accolades and he had created work for Blizzard, Lucasfilm, Penguin Books and many more high profile clients. This will be Nico’s first solo exhibition with us. More details and surprises to be announced.

Teagan White specializes in intricate paintings of flora and fauna, playful animals and illustrated typography. She has been creating nature based artwork before it was considered “hip.” Her amazing work can be seen in children’s books as well as advertising and editorials for many clients.

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Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
626.458.7477

CA – XO, OX: A Love Story Signing

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Artist Scott C and author Adam Rex appear at Gallery Nucleus on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 6:00 PM in celebration of their latest children’s book, XO, OX: A Love Story.

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Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
626.458.7477

CA – Art of Rogue One Signing

Press Release:

Gallery Nucleus welcomes the artists of the latest Star Wars film Rogue One. Join us on Saturday January 7th from 2:00 – 5:00 pm to hear the artists share stories from behind the scenes and see their development work on the movie. Bring your questions for the Q&A session and meet the artists one-on-one as they sign copies of The Art of Rogue One book!

000-rogue-oneFeatured Guests:
Josh Kushins – Author
Thom Tenery – Concept Artist
Matt Allsopp – Lead Concept Artist and Visual Design
Kinman Chan – Concept Artist
Vincent Jenkins – Concept Artist
David Hobbins – Concept Artist
..more to be announced!

Event Schedule:
2:00 – 3:00 Artist Discussion Panel
3:00 – 3:30 Q & A (moderated by Josh Kushins)
3:40 – 4:00 Break
4:00 – 5:00 Book Signing

Ticket Types:
VIP Admission – Guaranteed entrance and seating in the first 4 rows. No waiting in line for entrance. Will be first to line up to get items signed. Limited to 2 tickets per person per purchase

General Admission – Guaranteed entrance. First come first serve seating, standing room available. Limited to 4 tickets per person per purchase

Event Guidelines:

Ticket sales will be sold via EVENTBRITE, details TBA

VIP & General Admission Pre-sale ticket holders are guaranteed entrance.

Non-ticket holders ARE NOT guaranteed entrance if the event is sold out. We have a limited capacity in the gallery and cannot guarantee entrance for non-ticket holders.

People who purchase an Unsigned book along with their admission ticket on Eventbrite can pick up their book in store on the day of the event.

Due to time constraints, each attendee is allowed only 1 signing item per person. Artists will not be doing sketches.

If you do not purchase a book from us for signing, and you bring your own book, then an outside signing fee of $10 will be charged at the door.

ALL SALES ARE FINAL. No refunds will be given if you cannot make the event.

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Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
626.458.7477

CA – Pixar Art Collection Opening

Press Release:

PIXAR and Disney Fine Art are proud to announce the release of a signature series. Seventeen images hand picked by John Lasseter, one image to represent each Pixar film. Each print will be signed and numbered on archival paper and will include a Certificate of Authenticity.

Nucleus is honored to exhibit and have this collection available for the first time anywhere on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 7:00 PM.

000_finding-doryARTISTS IN ATTENDANCE
Steve Pilcher
Dominique Louis
…more to be announced.
PIXAR COLLECTION ARTISTS
Bob Pauley
Tia Kratter
Randy Berrett
Pete Docter
Ralph Eggleston
Teddy Newton
Bill Cone
Dominique R. Louis
Lou Romano
Robert Kondo
Harley Jessup
Steve Pilcher
Ricky Nierva
Sharon Calahan
Daniel López MuñozABOUT THE COLLECTION
Computers don’t make movies. People do: the artists, editors, animators, and technical directors. People are the life behind everything that gets created at Pixar. While animated films are technically complex to make, they each begin with the simplicity of putting pencil to paper.Many people don’t realize that Pixar has almost as many artists working in traditional media-hand drawing, painting, pastels, sculpture-as they do in digital media. Most of their work takes place during the development of a project, when they are working out the story and the look of the film. The wealth of beautiful art created for each movie is rarely seen outside the studio, and the finished film sent around the world would never be possible without it.Pixar believes that a film is a contract between the filmmaker and the audience. The filmmaker offers an imagined world; the public interprets the creation. With just the right amount of realism, a film becomes perfectly believable. This belief hinges on the consistent application of the rules of the filmic world. These rules are explored and defined through concept art formats, including character studies, background paintings and color scripts just to name a few. The result is a world both new and recognizable; fictitious yet intuitively real.The Pixar Art Collection is the first time a coordinated assortment of Pixar concept art has been released, celebrating each milestone film release in Pixar’s history. The pieces were hand-picked by a select team at Pixar and represent a wide range of media, from marker to pastels to digital creation.

The Collection is a love letter to Pixar and to Pixar’s fans – to each of us who found adventure, soared through space, changed our fate and renounced capes forever. To infinity and beyond!

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Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
626.458.7477

 

event image “Losing Dory” by Daniel López Muñoz ©Disney/Pixar

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