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Past Exhibitions

Tanja Rector at the Porch Gallery Ojai

Tanja Rector | You Can Get There From Here

August 27 – September 27, 2015 Continuing on the themes of her 2013 and 2014 exhibitions Travels, Rector’s body of landscape paintings are inspired by her many road trips throughout the United States and rendered in a warm, yet sparse, style. Her combination of paint, sewn canvas and collage, at first glance, seem to have a mosaic constitution that belies the delicate and transparent material that she utilizes.
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Jeff Mann - The Queens Ascent

Jeff Mann | A Catalogue of Unnatural Works

October 1 – November 15, 2015 During his 25-year tenure at George Lucas’s Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), Jeff Mann created characters, spaceships, creatures and miniature sets for iconic films such as Star Wars, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Indiana Jones, Forrest Gump, Star Trek II, III, IV, Men in Black II, Jurassic Park, and Back to the Future I, II. While the visual effects were born from pure imag
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Souun Takeda at the Porch Gallery Ojai

Souun Takeda | Balance

June 25 – August 9, 2015 Souun is one of the most famous calligraphers (Kanji artists) in Japan. His artwork is highly praised for its innovative, yet traditional way of expressing the beauty of the Japanese language and spirit. Born in 1975 in Kumamoto, Souun Takeda was first exposed to calligraphy at the age of three by his mother Souyou Takeda, a professional calligrapher in her own right. After graduating f
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Water Works 2 - Porch Gallery Ojai

Water Works 2 | an International Juried Exhibition

Water Works II an international juried exhibition May 9 through June 8, 2015 Click here for a list events Following on the acclaim and success of their Water Works show, the Porch Gallery Ojai and The Venice Institute of Contemporary Art (ViCA) present Water Works II, an international juried exhibition including works from as far away as China. The exhibition runs May 9 through June 8, 2015. Water Works II is broadly
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Susan Stinsmuehlen-Amend
Bobbi Bennett and Joan Scheibel
Patrick Haemmerlein at the Porch Gallery

Patrick Haemmerlein | Your All Just Feathers In My Nest

January 3 – February 23 “YOUR ALL JUST FEATHERS IN MY NEST was a tag I saw on the streets of LA. It’s just what the Universe provided that day, my artwork works a lot that way, a lot of it is created with luck and chance and things I come across – books, places and, in this case, a street tag.“ -Patrick Haemmerlein A native of Kinderhook, NY, Patrick Haemmerlein is a full-time artist liv
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Jamie Caliri - Making of the Rifles Spiral

Jamie Caliri | The Art of Stop Motion

Nov. 6 – Nov. 30 “I like to encapsulate the mood so there’s something about the camera work that transcends the miniature. I’m always trying to do that. Can we transcend this little space and open it up?“ -Jamie Caliri Jamie Caliri is an award winning title designer and animation director with a passion for visual storytelling. Caliri’s award winning animation commercials, title sequences and music
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