Opening Reception Friday, November 8, 2019, 6-8pm
Art@work presents a new exhibition: tangled dimensions nancy voegeli-curran and katie stubblefield
Nancy Voegeli-Curran, an Angels Gate Cultural Center artist, uses mixed media and abstract forms to map visual, emotional, and psychological space in sculpture. In her artist statement she writes, "My current sculptural drawings are derived from chance events and forces found in the natural world. A vortex, a tangle of unruly vines, or water carving its own path through rocks - all provide a framework with which to explore process and materiality."
Katie Stubblefield, a Long Beach-based artist, also uses a variety of materials to explore order, chaos, and entropy. Her color-soaked oil paintings and value-based prints take visual cues from the natural resources also present in her sculptures: salvaged trees, rebar, concrete, discarded clothes, deconstructed architecture, and disused vehicle parts. These working materials are interwoven, tangled, and refigured in space. Stubblefield's imagery is informed by site visits, forensic photography, first-hand accounts and evidence of changed/damaged/
The Art@Work collaboration bridges two port hubs, Long Beach and San Pedro, through artistic representation. Co-Curated by Angels Gate Cultural Center and the Arts Council for Long Beach, each organization is given an opportunity to introduce an artist to a new audience. The curators pair artwork through the Arts Council for Long Beach's Artist Registry with Angels Gate studio artists. The gallery space at IDEA, Precision Dynamics International, provides a place for artists to create a dialogue through art and conversations.
Art@Work will host an opening reception that open to the public for the three-month exhibition Tangled Dimensions on Friday, November 8th from 6pm-8pm in the IDEA, Precision Dynamics International space located at 100 Oceangate, Suite 375 (street-level northwest corner) Long Beach, CA 90802. The exhibition will be open by appointment only or can be viewed from the walkway on the west side of the building.