Gallery Nucleus hosts an art show on Saturday April 19, 2014 at 7:00 pm!
Wrought from the depths of our creativity, imaginary friends have been steadfast companions through amazing journeys and have helped to overcome unbelievable hardships. Despite being figments of our imaginations, these fantastical comrades cultivate immense growth and represent very real bonds.
Inspired by these unreal friendships, award-winning children’s book illustrator Dan Santat‘s The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend weaves a tale about companionship, courage, and finding one’s place in the world. Beginning on an island far away where imaginary friends are born, one patiently waits his turn to be chosen by a real child, but when Beekle is overlooked time and again, he sets off on an incredible journey to the bustling city, where he finally meets his perfect match.
In conjunction with the release of Dan Santat’s book, Nucleus celebrates these not-so-real friendships with a roster of some of our favorite artists, including noteable children’s book illustrators, who would like to introduce all of us to their very own imaginary friends. Join us opening night as we pay tribute to friends both real and imagined.
Exhibiting Artists Include
Cuddly Rigor Mortis
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
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September 19, 2009 – October 06, 2009
Opening Reception /September 19, 7:00PM – 11:00PM
Nucleus proudly presents Terrible Yellow Eyes, an exhibition by guest curator Cory Godbey, creator of www.terribleyelloweyes.com
This exhibit is the selected physical gallery show of the online collection of artwork inspired by the beloved classic Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. An international roster of over 30 artists will be on exhibit.
Opening night features include:
*Several new and original works will be on display
*Free refreshments served
*This is an all ages event
WIN ORIGINAL ART
For the first time ever, we’re raffling away an original, one-of-a-kind art piece from the exhibit. Purchase a raffle ticket opening night for a chance to win!
Original artwork raffle of Jake Parker’s ‘King Max’ (see below).
C. G. Young
Juan Manuel Pedraza
Peter de SÃ¨ve
and more to be announced…
Gallery Nucleus, 210 East Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801