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Guy Jones: “Drawing Energy: The Logic of Madness”

The Art League

July 5 @ 10:00 am - August 5 @ 6:00 pm

Artist Guy Jones explores art’s ability to transcend and heal by tapping into what he calls the “logic of madness.” Jones draws directly onto the surface of animal skulls and bones, tree fungus, turtle shells, and gourds, experiencing a deep spiritual kinship with the natural objects that serve as his canvases. Jones’s “Drawing Energy: The Logic of Madness” will be on view at The Art League gallery, July 5-August 5, 2018.

Tabletop: Functional Artwork for the Table

The Art League

July 5 @ 10:00 am - August 5 @ 6:00 pm

Functional and beautiful handmade wares for your next brunch or dinner party are making their way into The Art League gallery from all corners of the US this July for the “Tabletop” exhibit.

Drawn In: Taking a Closer Look at The Art League’s Solo Exhibit

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join the Gallery Director for an art-viewing and making Happy Hour. In this free, hands-on event, participants will be invited to take a closer look at work created by The Art League’s monthly Solo Artist.

Value Exhibit

August 7 @ 10:00 am - September 2 @ 6:00 pm

For "Value," juried by renowned artist Sharon Louden, Art League artists were encouraged to submit artwork that best captures what is most important in their creative life—be it the subject of the work, the process, or the object’s function.

Ito Briones “A Murder in Bruges: Cast of Characters”

August 8 @ 10:00 am - September 2 @ 6:00 pm

Oil painter Ito Briones asks viewers to play the part of detective and uncover the truth behind “A Murder in Bruges: Cast of Characters,”on view at The Art League gallery, August 8—September 2, 2018.

September Open Exhibit

September 4 @ 10:00 am - October 7 @ 6:00 pm

Juried by Samira Abbassy, this exhibit of work by Art League members will feature pieces of all media and subject matter.

Brian Kirk: “Natural Reaction”

September 5 @ 10:00 am - October 7 @ 6:00 pm

Printmaker and sculptor Brian Kirk manipulates the natural interaction of water and steel to create unique, rust-pattern prints that challenge assumptions of steel’s strength and durability.

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