March 22nd & 23rd, 2012One Week: Two Openings!
I am very pleased to announce two upcoming events this week featuring my work. The first is a reception for a large-scale chalk-line installation I recently completed for the second round of the Aldea Arts Program at Aldea Home
. The event is at 890 Valencia Street this Thursday, March 22nd from 6-8pm.
I am also the subject of a solo show which is the culmination of my 6 month studio residency at Aggregate Space
in Oakland. There will be an opening reception this Friday, March 23rd, from 6-10pm at 801 West Grand (at West Street, a few blocks from 19th Street BART) I have had the opportunity to fill Aggregate's entire gallery space with my work, and will also have my studio open for viewing. If you can't make it this Friday, there will also be an event during the Oakland Art Murmur, Friday April 6, 5-8pm.
I would very much love to see you at either or all events so that you can see what I've been up to for the past several months! Full details are below:Ryan Jones | New WorksOpening Reception: March 23, 6-10pmFirst Friday Event: April 6, 5-8pm
In association with his 6 month residency at Aggregate Space, we are pleased to devote a solo show to the work of Ryan Jones.
With Jones transmutational sculptures and installations, we can see carefully selected materials take on new meaning, but more importantly we become aware of a compelling commentary on the act of making.
801 West Grand (at West Street)
Oakland, CA 94607
(Aggregate Space is a warehouse and has a similar temperature to the outside; please dress accordingly)
ABOUT AGGREGATE SPACE:
Aggregate Space is an artist-run gallery and event space located in West Oakland. Aggregate's mission is to provide access to artists driving innovation with sculptural and digital media and whose breadth of work evokes conceptual rigor and advanced ideation processes. We strive to maintain innovation in the arts by providing the necessary space for artists in a professionally-outfitted facility equipped with a fabrication shop, design studio, and screening room.
*Image courtesy of Aaron Rosenstreich Aldea Arts ProgramOpening Reception March 22, 6-8Exhibition runs from March through July 2012
890 Valencia Street, San Francisco CA 94110
Open 11-7 everyday
Curated by Deric Carner
Aldea Home is thrilled to present its second curated exhibition at its new 7000 sq ft home store at 890 Valencia Street. This group of contemporary artists were chosen and carefully situated within fully staged rooms in order to showcase ambitious art in ideal domestic spaces.
Derek Lynchs geographic, architectural paintings are discerning reflections of San Franciscos vibrant neighborhoods, and also reveal Aldeas interest in local artists. Ryan Jones site-specific installation, Plumb Arc, made of contractors chalk, gently graces one of Aldeas large walls. The performative act of rendering this distinguished work speaks to Jones fascination with found or readily available materials creating what he terms unexpected moments of beauty. Katie Shapiros quiet photographs from the series here & there bear witness to the California landscape. Also dealing with land, but from an arial, fantastic perspective are Natalia Nakazawa's hand finished 5-color letterpress prints created in collaboration with master printer Nicholas Hurd.
This group of featured artworks interact poignantly within a context similar to how art lives in actual homes. We hope to inspire our patrons to collect unique art pieces alongside home furnishings and design accents.
Aldea Home is a Mission-based home furnishing and design store specializing in modern organic and functional pieces for eclectic, urban spaces. The mission of Aldea Home is to provide an inviting in-store experience that inspires design within your own home and life. Dedicated to curating the highest-quality modern organic and responsibly produced pieces at accessible prices, Aldea Home is a home furnishing and design destination for every room in your home.
890 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
Toll Free 866.402.5332
Hours: Monday through Sunday 11 till 7 every day