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Past Exhibitions

Selected Works by Anthony Craddock and Chris Maynard

Dec. 14, 2017 – Jan.7, 2018 Porch Gallery Ojai presents New Works by Anthony Craddock and Chris Maynard. Craddock’s large-scale photographs vibrantly capture the tenacious presence of industrialization in our natural environments. His saturated landscapes are pocked with Cargo freighters, oilrigs and factories. Embracing the grandeur of the vistas, Craddock’s work refuses to pit man-made vs. nature; but rather they h
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Gen Art 2017 | Ojai Student Art Exhibit

November 17, 2017 – December 17, 2017 Location: Carolyn GlasoeBailey Foundation, 248 S. Montgomery, Unit A, Ojai. Porch Gallery – Ojai and the Carolyn GlasoeBailey Foundation present Generation Art 2017, the fourth annual group exhibition featuring local Ojai student artists: Caymin Ellspermann (Besant Hill School), Zela Henderson (Ojai Valley School), Finn Keilty (The Thacher School), Sarame Sahgal (Oak Grove
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Selected Works by Chris Maynard

Dec. 14, 2017 – Jan.7, 2018 Chris Maynard’s feather shadow boxes feature intricate cutouts from bird feathers. The surgical precision of his designs honor and re-imagine the feathers with a beauty and complexity that is only rivaled by the feathers themselves. In Maynard’s hands, a pair of pheasant feathers explodes into a spiral of ever shrinking birds. In another piece, a school of fish emerges from a single
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Selected works by Anthony Craddock

Dec. 14, 2017 – Jan.7, 2018 Porch Gallery Ojai presents New Works by Anthony Craddock and Chris Maynard. Craddock’s large-scale photographs vibrantly capture the tenacious presence of industrialization in our natural environments. His saturated landscapes are pocked with Cargo freighters, oilrigs and factories. Embracing the grandeur of the vistas, Craddock’s work refuses to pit man-made vs. nature; but rather
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When Ice Burns: New Works by Diane Best

October 19-December 4 Opening Reception Saturday, October 21, 5-7PM “Seeking more and more remote, uninhabited and overlooked corners of the desert, I am interested in preserving or recording a single incredible moment of converging light and landscape while enjoying the space, beauty and quietness of the desert.” -Diane Best Porch Gallery Ojai presents When Ice Burns: Selected Works by Diane Best. Best has long been
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Article 16: Selected works by Lisa Schulte

August 31, 2017 – October 8, 2017 “No neon signs or architectural elements are allowed in the City with the exception of a two (2) square foot “OPEN” neon sign allowed for commercial businesses.” -Ojai Municipal Code, Article 16, Sec. 10-2.1609 Porch Gallery Ojai presents Article 16: Selected works by Lisa Schulte. G. James Daichendt, writing for KCET’s Artbound series, described Schulte as someone possessing “the un
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Epiphany: Selected works by Erik ReeL and Diane Silver

July 13, 2017 – August 20, 2017 Porch Gallery Ojai Presents: “Epiphany: Selected Works by Erik Reel and Diane Silver.” Like archeologists uncovering the remnants of written language both Reel and Silver’s works create meaning from, not just what is visible, but in what has been obscured. To understand Reel’s work one must look at his attraction to such seemingly incongruent influences as erased whiteboards, bli
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Ojai Invitational 2017: California Space & Light

May 25, 2017 – July 2, 2017 “These artists’ shared penchant for speaking an abstract language to describe the outside world, whether materialist and process-driven or heartily conceptualist, is an impulse formed in the embrace of the natural world, in thrall to the place we share. California.” –Shana Nys Dambrot Porch Gallery Ojai presents the Ojai Invitational 2017: “California Space & Light”,
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