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Sweet Elena’s in Sand City Announces New Art Exhibition From May 13 – June 30
SAND CITY, CA (May 10, 2012) Sweet Elena’s Bakery and Café located at 465 D Olympia Avenue in Sand City is an artisan bakery, where everything is made from scratch, reminiscent of home country cooking, using fresh and local ingredients.
Today, Elena announced Sweet Elena’s upcoming exhibition with Marilet Pretorius that will be on display from May 13th – June 30th. The opening reception will take place on Saturday, June 2nd from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Stop by and enjoy appetizers and wine from Ventana Vineyards. Meet the artist and preview the exhibition.
Marilet Pretorius was born in South Africa, and spent part of her childhood in Argentina. She completed high school in Mexico City and began her design studies there at the Universidad Iberoamericana. In 1999 she moved to Boston where she attended the Boston Architectural Center and the Art Institute of Boston. She lived and worked in Miami, FL where she became fully enamored with Printmaking at the Art Center South Florida, and moved to San Francisco in 2007. She is currently living and working in Carmel, CA.
This series of work uses forms and symbols as alphabets. Printmaking techniques, such as intaglio and chine colle, are implemented and brought into the realm of sculpture. The textures of the physical world and the subtleties of inner worlds combine to create shapes that are abstracted to become symbolic and universal. These forms are embedded and repeated in grid-like compositions to create a narrative, recording the communication. They embody a feeling, a story, a history, a future encounter, an awareness; layers of what is seen, what is felt, and what we are unable to communicate with words.
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sweet Elena’s likes to promote a few cultural events and theme dinners, book signings and art shows. At Sweet Elena’s our team enjoys celebrating food, culture and music. Come and visit us! For more information call 831.393.2063 or go to www.sweetelenas.net. Follow up on Facebook for specials offers and promotions.