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Last week, Tierra del Sol celebrated the work of established and emerging artists from its Sunland Studio Arts program, at the seed & bloom art show, held Aug. 28 at Tierra’s Sunland campus.

 

About 140 people turned out for the show, which featured more than 50 works by 20 artists working in an array of media, from acrylic, watercolor and pen and ink, to ceramics. Works displayed represented the pioneers of Tierra’s Fine Arts programs and were exhibited alongside several up-and-coming artists.

 

Maria Jones, art instructor and exhibition coordinator, was thrilled to report $3,500 in sales from the show – a huge increase from last year’s event.

 

“This was a chance to celebrate the creative people who continue to inspire us with their amazing work,” she said. “It also provided an opportunity for the community to meet the artists face to face.”

 

Events such as seed & bloom help demonstrate that there is no limit to creative expression. The artists in Tierra’s art programs gain exposure through exhibitions as well as make valued contributions to the community, both culturally and economically. The artists’ talent, dedication and work are truly inspiring. To view more work by these artists, please click here.

 

If you’re interested in supporting Tierra del Sol’s art programs, please contact Chris Clark, Chief Development Officer, at (818) 908-3355.

 

Click the collage to see an entire collection of seed & bloom photos!

 

Tierra Artists on Display

Artists from Tierra del Sol programs will be well represented at the upcoming 9th annual Core: Defining Ourselves exhibit, at the EXPO Arts Center at 431 Atlantic Ave. in Long Beach, from Sept. 7-21. This year’s exhibit includes 10 artists from Sunland Studio Arts and seven from First Street Gallery Art Center in Claremont.

 

Presented by Arts & Services for Disabled and the National Arts & Disability Center at UCLA, the Core series has featured artists with disabilities from throughout California and around the world. Sunland Studio artists exhibiting include: Bertha Castro, Gustavo Cruz, MaryLou Dimsdale, Sarit Halo, Sarkis Keushkerian, Jane Kim, Trina Kirkman, Leandra Muntean, Isabel Vartanian and Claire Zeitlin. Exhibiting from First Street Gallery are Douglas Allen, Tony Barnes, Evelyn Campos, Evan Hynes, Joyce Janota, Michael LeVell and Hector Oviedo.

 

“The Core exhibition is a fantastic event, and it is such an honor to see it feature Tierra artists who truly are defining themselves and sharing their creativity with the world,” Tierra CEO Steve Miller said.

 

The opening reception is Saturday, Sept. 7 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Regular gallery hours are Fridays and Saturdays from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more information contact Eileen Arcos at (562) 982-0252 or exhibits@artsandservices.com.

We hope to see you there!

P.S. Click here to watch a video overview of Tierra’s art programs!

 

Questions?

Contact Chris Clark: (818) 908-3355
or email: cclark@tierradelsol.org .

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