Charles Donelan Reviews the “Ojai Invitational 2017″ in the Santa Barbara Independent

“Porch Gallery Ojai’s California Space & Light exhibit is the 2017 entry in a series of shows known as the “Ojai Invitational.” The idea is to devote a regular slot in the gallery’s exhibition calendar to artists who reflect a common understanding of the role of art in a region defined as extending from Santa Barbara to San Diego. Kelly Berg, Andy Moses, Jennifer Wolf, and Brad Howe share a devotion to the
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Shana Nys Dambrot covers “Ojai Invitational 2017″ in the Huffpost

Covering the “Ojai Invitational 2017: California Space & Light” writer Shana Nys Dambrot begins “Kelly Berg, Brad Howe, Andy Moses, and Jennifer Wolf as artists have a lot in common, and also claim a great many points of divergence. But between them, they tend to the legacy of modern Southern California abstraction, and especially the aspects of its practice that were nurtured on the region’s r
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“Fierce Generosity” Exhibition and Opening Weekend featured in Wallpaper

In his article for Wallpaper “Art angel: Porch Gallery opens an inaugural group show in honour of Carolyn GlasoeBailey” Michael Slenske writes: “Though it doesn’t translate exactly into English, the Finnish word sisu might be the best way to describe the late Minnesota-born gallerist, curator and art advisor Carolyn GlasoeBailey. ‘Sisu means stoic, determination, grit, bravery, guts, res
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Porch Gallery Featured in the Huffington Post.

“Fierce Generosity” Exhibition Featured in Eric Minh Swenson’s Huffington Post Article

Eric Minh Swenson, writing for his ongoing photojournalism survey of art exhibition openings titled EMS N(art)rative, reports on Porch Gallery Ojai’s ongoing collaboration with the CGB Foundation: “Ultimately, I embrace the hopes of Porch Gallery Ojai and The Carolyn GlasoeBailey Foundation in bringing a new attitude to the region, an attitude that forms a coalition with Santa Barbara down to San Diego an
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Shana Nys Dambrot reviews “Seismic | Formations” in Fabrik Magazine

Seismic | Formations, brings together works by China Adams and Joshua Abarbanel, artists whose practices are not overtly linked. Yet when considered together, as with all inspired curatorial pairings, the contrasts and confluences between the two artists highlight particular qualities of each. Here, those qualities include patience, obsessive execution, a fascination with expressions of the passage of time and the wa
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Artist Marilyn Noad Featured in the Ojai Quarterly

In her Article, By the Light of the Ojai Moon, writer Anca Colbert captures the essence of Marilyn Noad’s work: “Whatever the artist sees or the viewer imagines, the works evoke the overwhelming beauty and power of nature. They reflect this artist’s profound connection to her environment, and reveal the cosmological themes at the fiery center of her inspiration. Storms, stones, and stars speak to her. She
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Porch Gallery Artist Joshua Abarbanel Featured in Colossal

“LA-based sculptor Joshua Abarbanel fabricates wood sculptures and installations reminiscent of coral reefs comprised of concentric flower-like blooms. The artist builds both smaller standalone artworks that rest on a pedestal and larger wall or ceiling-mounted pieces that seem to grow organically in every direction…” Read More…
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