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Past Exhibitions

I Love Trouble: Selected Works by Mick Reinman

Jan. 12, 2017 – Feb. 12, 2017 Artist’s Reception: January 14, 5-7 PM “It’s a fun place to ride…a great place to paint…literally. “ -Mick Reinman Porch Gallery Ojai presents I Love Trouble: Selected Works by Mick Reinman. To create the body of work, Reinman tapped into the “rich in esoteric imagery and heartfelt emotion” of pulp spaghetti western films. Like Cindy Sherman in her Untitled Film Stills series
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It’s a Mess Without You: Selected Photographs by Osceola Refetoff

Feb. 16, 2017 – March 26, 2017 Artist’s Talk: March 25, 4PM Closing reception: March 25, 5-7PM Porch Gallery Ojai presents “It’s a Mess Without You: Selected Photographs by Osceola Refetoff.” Far removed from the carnival nature of tourist centric, western-themed, ghost towns, Refetoff’s series of photographs document the crumbling remnants of abandoned desert communities. The homes aren’t preserved or fe
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JPEG Mountain: New Work by Cassandra C. Jones

Oct. 13, 2016 – Dec. 4, 2016 Porch Gallery Ojai presents JPEG Mountain: New Works by Cassandra C. Jones. Collecting thousands of found digital images, Jones organizes them to create colorful and unexpected collage works that float like botanical drawings on stark white backgrounds. The work reflects the disparate influences in Jones’ life: technology and the natural beauty of the landscape that surrounds her Oj
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Renewed Inspiration: New Works from Jeffrey Crussell and Pamela Grau

Sept. 1 – Oct. 10, 2016   Porch Gallery Ojai presents Renewed Inspiration: New Works by Jeffrey Crussell & Pamela Grau. As a creative couple, Crussell and Grau mutually investigate the process of imposing beauty and meaning onto discarded materials. They harmoniously zigzag together, both as artists and partners in life, sharing an interest in aesthetics and a passion for making things. In doing so the
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Enoc Perez | Fierce Generosity

Fierce Generosity | Schedule of Events

June 18th 5:30 PM – Private Residence Concert with Julia Fordham Los Angeles based renowned singer/songwriter. Farm to Table NYC Chef Prepared Dinner, Curated Cocktails, Local Wine Tastings, Fine Art & Decor Silent Auction. Limited Ticket Event. Tickets available thru the foundation 805-633-9188. Event Produced by Porch Girl Productions and OHI HOME as a benefit for The Carolyn GlasoeBailey Foundation. July
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Seismic | Formations:
Selected Works by Joshua Abarbanel & China Adams

April 14 – May 29, 2016 Whether measuring a fictional rattling of the earth’s core or creating spore-like pods that radiate out of the walls, tables and ceiling of the gallery, both Abarbanel and Adams have the ability to create life-like motion out of static materials. Adams’s pieces from her series “A Certain Period of Time” are created with meticulous hand-drawn lines of varying length and density. As a grou
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Marilyn Noad | Lunaria – paintings and monotypes

June 9th – July 3 An exhibition to benefit the Ojai Land Conservancy and Ojai Defense Fund. In her mono-chromatic mono prints Noad seeks the emergent image. Little control is exercised over the plate initially. Only when the paper is pulled from the inked surface of the plate does she extract the completed image from what she sees. The plate itself can be manipulated but she keeps her interference with what is
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Artist Ramon Ramirez at the Porch Gallery Ojai

Ramon Ramirez | Paradise Now

February 25, 2016 – April 3, 2016 For the past decade, Ramon Ramirez has explored what he describes as the “LA Aesthetic.” His oil paintings feature lush vibrant skies that backdrop silhouetted and muted skylines portraying the rich texture that is created when natural beauty surrounds rough urban sprawl. Palm tress, whether alone or towering above squat architecture, ground Ramirez’s cityscapes in the built-en
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Cludia McNulty at the Porch Gallery Ojai

Claudia McNulty | Hubris

Jan. 7, 2016 – Feb. 21, 2016 “Our emotions and thoughts are being affected by both the foods and drugs, as well as the electromagnetic atmosphere surrounding us. Primal needs and fears are manipulated through advertising and media creating false paradigms, obsessions and desires. “The genetically modified food, (GMO) we consume, without our knowledge or consent, is mutating our very DNA. Our thyroid
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