If you are located or are visiting California please go and see this show and do tell me all about it. My dear friend and one of my favorite photographer/artist Amy Elkins is part of this show so, you know it is a good one!
Go and see it!
—adjective, longing for another place, another person, another time
—noun, a group art exhibition in Oxnard, California this December 2009
Featuring fifteen international artists, Homesick debuts at Carnegie Art Museum December 12. Through mixed media including prints on paper, oil paintings, video installation, photography and sculpture, the show is an exploration of Homesick portrayed through images of wet landscapes, racing automobiles, grandmothers, track housing, meditative abstract illustration, stickers, and domestic housework.
Artists include Dennis McLeod whose line and drip ink works on paper were most recently shown in the exhibition "Rembrandt to Thiebaud: A decade of collecting works on paper" at the Legion of Honor Museum in San Francisco; Amy Elkins whose photography has been exhibited internationally from Kunsthalle wien in Vienna, Austria to The PIP International Photo Festival in Pingyao, China as well as a solo show at Yancey Richardson Gallery last year called "Wallflower"; Derick Melander whose sculptures have been exhibited in numerous NYC museums and galleries, with most recent projects being a community event with CENYC utilizing 3,615 pounds of clothing and a solo show at Vox Populi in Philadelphia, PA; Anthony Zepeda, a former Master Printmaker at Gemini G.E.L., whose prints have been exhibited around the world from Brazil to Thailand; and Livia Corona with her work, "Two Million Homes for Mexico" for which she was awarded a Fellowship by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
The show is curated by New York City based photographer Joaquin Trujillo who, originally a native of Los Angeles, also calls Zacatecas, Mexico home. His body of work "Los Ninos" has been shown by Rose Gallery at Paris Photo, Art Maimi and The Armory. He is half of the collaborative team Trujillo-Paumier that works editorially and commercially creating bodies of work that include "Hot Cakes" which belongs to the Weisman Art Foundation Collections.
Carnegie Art Museum is located at 424 South C Street in Oxnard, California. The opening public reception is from 4 to 7 pm on Saturday, December 12. The show runs through December to February 21.
For more information, please go to: www.trujillopaumier.com/homesick/