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Past Exhibitions

Towers & Walls: New Works by Sally England and China Adams

Exhibition Dates: October 4 – November 4, 2018 Porch Gallery Ojai presents Towers & Walls: New Works by Sally England and China Adams. The structures that surround us often become so enmeshed into our visual environment we can take for granted their functional importance. Respectively, vessels that hold and distribute diminishing water supplies and a giant barrier that naturally prohibits intruders; towers
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Gut Friends

Show Dates: June 28 – August 5, 2018 Opening Reception: June 30 4-6 PM, Porch Gallery Ojai Porch Gallery Ojai presents Gut Friends. Dining can be a performance, an impetus for gathering and a gesture of friendship. Like the 1970’s New York City restaurant FOOD that was designed to bring the artistic community together, Gut Friends is an art smorgasbord that invites artists to a shared table celebrating a
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Mona Kuhn: Selected Works

May 17 – June 24, 2018 Porch Gallery Ojai presents Mona Kuhn: Selected Works. The exhibit, featuring photographs from multiple bodies of work, highlights Kuhn’s ability to capture intimacy through a variety of subjects. Deep shadows, multifaceted reflections, and narrow depth of fields add complexity to the portraits, interiors and abstracts. Unraveling the obscured details, the viewer is pulled into the
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China Adams: Massage-Generated Energy Drawings

April 26 – May 15, 2018 Porch Gallery Ojai presents China Adams: Massage-Generated Energy Drawings. Beginning on April 26th, 2018 China Adams, artist and California Licensed Massage Therapist, will launch a large-scale, collaboration with 80 other artists that will run through May 15th, 2018. The project, Massage-Generated Energy Drawings, represents her continued commitment to the exploration of positive energ
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Ruth Pastine: BroadBands

March 22 – April 22 Porch Gallery Ojai presents Ruth Pastine: BroadBands. Like a composer who orchestrates twelve notes to create musical compositions, Pastine employs three complementary color systems to create artworks that are at once minimal yet complex transcending the typical boundaries of her palette. Pastine’s paintings move beyond the mere study of color, they are models of contradiction that hig
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Thomas Fire Artists’ Recovery Exhibition

February 1 – March 11, 2018. View exhibit on Artsy Porch Gallery Ojai and The Carolyn Glasoe Bailey Foundation are pleased to announce the Thomas Fire Artists’ Recovery Exhibition to benefit the Thomas Fire Artist Recovery Fund – a grassroots initiative to raise, match, and distribute unrestricted cash grants to artists in the Ventura and Santa Barbara counties’ creative communities seriously affected by
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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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