Tuesday, October 28, 2014

"The Life Cycle" exhibit at Fullerton College

Today I met a friend at Fullerton College to view "The Life Cycle" exhibit. This is another exhibit that has inspired to push myself creatively. Some of the text below is taken from Fullerton College's website page.

This exhibit features the work of the following three artists, who examine the cycle of life, death and the afterlife.

Poli Marichal's prints use the tree of life image as symbols of our need to be rooted and safe but, also, of our desire to transcend our limitations and branch out into the cosmos.

Adam Watts' assemblage sculptures connect with our mortality and innate spirituality as seen through the rich world of our senses.

Julie Yeo's paintings explore the concept of communication with the deceased through the lens of Korean Shamanism.

My friend and I ran into the curator, Carol Henke, at the gallery. She invited us to join her afternoon class because Julie Yeo was the guest speaker. Julie talked about her artist residency, Korean Shamanism and her dreams. What a treat! 

If you are in the Fullerton area before December 1st, I highly recommend this exhibit. The address of Fullerton College Art Gallery is 1000 Building, Room 1004, 321 E. Chapman Ave., Fullerton, CA 92832. Gallery hours are Monday - Thursday 10 am-12 pm & 2 pm 4 pm. Evenings November 5, 19 & 24, 6 pm-8 pm. Admission is free!

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