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Collector’s Choice Raises Funds for Next Generation of Artists and Designers at Laguna College of Art and Design

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., March 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announces its Collector’s Choice 25th Anniversary Celebration from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the main campus, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach, CA, 92651.

HARD CANDY by John Waguespack and Katja Tapia at Ian Ross Gallery

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Ian Ross Gallery is pleased to bring you its first two-person show for 2014. As a gallery committed to showing the work of local talents, we are very excited to be showing prolific San Francisco artist John Waguespack and introduce rising star Katja Tapia, both new to the Ian Ross Gallery. This joint exhibit brings together two talented forces that work in different styles and techniques.

Care Bears Donning Jay Z’s Apparel for Barneys New York Slated for eBay

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Artist Daniel Edwards depicts Jay Z as a Care Bear pal with Funshine Bear on the rap mogul’s shoulder wearing Leather Boxing Shorts from the Barneys New York collection, accompanied by six designer ornaments to be auctioned on eBay, with a share of the proceeds going to an organization that supports the ACLU’s policies against racial profiling. The work will be unveiled online this week, announced Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

John Waguespack Exhibits Climate Control at 111 Minna Gallery

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 111 Minna Gallery proudly presents the second installment of prolific San Francisco Artist, John Waguespack, who nearly sold out his first solo show with the gallery in 2012. Waguespack was the inaugural Artist-in-Residence at the Fairmont San Francisco and for the second year in a row has been selected to showcase work at Art Basel Miami’s Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series. Waguespack will exhibit his latest work ‘Climate Control’ at 111 Minna Gallery through January 31, 2014.

John Waguespack’s ‘Uplifting’ to Represent San Francisco in Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series at Art Basel, Miami

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — John Waguespack is the San Francisco winner of the 4th Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series for ‘Uplifting,’ a portrait of Kate Moss, one of the most influential models of our time. John was a Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series representative for San Francisco in 2012, this is his second year representing San Francisco at Art Basel, Miami.

Abstractionist Cindy Walton’s Work Featured in National Juried Exhibition of Encaustic, Wax Artists

CERILLOS, N.M., Oct. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Noted abstraction fine artist Cindy Walton, Asheville, N.C., has been chosen as one of 49 encaustic and wax artists from across the United States to show her selected work, ‘Wind Swept,’ at the Third Annual Juried Encaustic/Wax Exhibition of the Encaustic Art Institute in New Mexico.

‘Sailing Through Pinball’ opens at the Pacific Pinball Museum August 30, 2013

ALAMEDA, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) is excited to announce the opening of a new art show celebrating the America’s Cup Race with a collection of pinball machines and art featuring sailing and yachting. Since the 1930s, pinball machines, a uniquely American invention and art form, were principally manufactured in Chicago and shipped to all corners of the world. Pinball was imbued with an optimistic, vibrant energy of adventure, excitement and escapism.

New to Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival is a Juried Fine Art Photography Show presented by Chicago Creative Coalition

CHICAGO, Ill., May 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New to fest-goers at the Jeff Fest Arts & Music Festival, July 26-28, 2013, is a much-anticipated Juried Fine Art Photography Show presented by the Chicago Creative Coalition (C3) entitled ‘C3 PhotoArt Fest.’ The show will be limited to no more than 50 selected images and is open to original works. C3 invites you to submit images online by June 7, 2013. The entry fee is $35, and covers up to four images.

Nude Pregnant Kim Kardashian ‘Fertility Statue’ Unveiling in L.A.

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A nude pregnant sculpture of Kim Kardashian with her belly fully accessible for gallery-goers to rub for ‘good luck’ is set for L.A. exhibit. The nude statue joins the celebrity baby sculptures created recently by artist Daniel Edwards; celebrating the beauty of celebrity pregnancy. The recent work, part of the artist’s ‘Celebrity Baby Boomer’ series that began with the 2006 controversial sculpture ‘Monument to Pro-Life,’ which depicted a nude Britney Spears giving birth on a bearskin rug, will be displayed at LAB ART Gallery in Los Angeles, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA).

Leaked 3D Ultrasounds of Kimye and the Duchess of Cambridge: Prenatal Portraits of Celebrity Babies in Upcoming L.A. Unveiling

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The leaked 3D ultrasounds of Socialite Kim Kardashian and Duchess of Cambridge Catherine ‘Kate’ Middleton have been fabricated into works of art by celebrity artist Daniel Edwards; concluding the artist’s ‘Celebrity Baby Boomer’ series that began with the 2006 controversial sculpture ‘Monument to Pro-Life,’ which depicted a nude Britney Spears giving birth on a bearskin rug, at select venues in the Los Angeles area this summer, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA).

‘Merging Harmonies’ Opens at the Calumet Gallery in Santa Ana, Calif.

SANTA ANA, Calif., April 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘This is an exceptional exhibit, one that offers deeply personal work from photographers launching new themes,’ noted Bob Killen, the fine art program leader for Calumet University, the education and events division of Calumet Photographic.

Abstractionist Cindy Walton Shares Work in Pecha Kucha Presentation at Green Hill Center

GREENSBORO, N.C., April 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Asheville fine artist Cindy Walton has been selected as one of 20 North Carolina abstractionists to present her work, technique, and inspiration in the innovative Pecha Kucha style on Tuesday, April 23, as part of the Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art spring focus on abstract art.

Jennifer Balkan and John McCarthy at Eleanor Ettinger Gallery Chelsea May 2 – June 1, 2013

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eleanor Ettinger Gallery Chelsea announces ‘Disguises and Disappearances,’ the premier New York exhibition of paintings by Jennifer Balkan and John McCarthy which explore the idea of identity both discovered and hidden. In paintings of daydreams and remembrances, the artists entreat us to wander through imagery that is evocative, quirky and sometimes melancholy.

MONOPOLY Game ‘Comes to Life’ in L.A. Exhibit

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that L.A. street artist ALEC Monopoly will bring the game of MONOPOLY to life at LAB ART Gallery in Los Angeles, where the artist plans to sell one of his popular pieces for MONOPOLY money and create a designer game piece with Actor Adrien Brody’s ’64 Pontiac Catalina.

‘Many Names,’ a Mojave National Preserve Artist Exhibit Opens at The Kelso Depot

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Creating a fine art exhibit for Mojave National Preserve Artists in Residence program requires reflection, introspection, and then interpretation because artists have to develop a thematic from 1.6 million acres of visual communities and millenniums of history. Make it a Father and Son assignment that projects one voice, and the possibilities grow exponentially.

Native Son John Waguespack Returns to Atlanta for Spotlight On Art at Trinity School February 4-9, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 31, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Born and raised in Atlanta, John Waguespack will unveil three new works – ‘Spring Forward,’ ‘Red Sea at Dawn’ and ‘Black Alaskan Waters’ – which beautifully illustrate his broad range of artistic styles at Spotlight on Art for Trinity School February 4-9.

Downey Jr., LiLo, and Swift Represent Celebrity Past, Present, and Future in LA Exhibit

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Street Artist XVALA, famous for invading the residential trash of celebrities such as Ashton Kutcher and Justin Bieber and tech icons Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, has set his sights on Robert Downey Jr., Lindsay Lohan, and Taylor Swift for his latest exhibit ‘The Tonight Show with Celebrity Chimp’ at Lab Art Gallery in Los Angeles, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA).

ArteQuesta Announces Launch of Israeli Masters Collection

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ArteQuesta launched its Israeli Masters Collection, announced Rayah Levy and Jessica Jacobson, co-founders of ArteQuesta. This collection is the culmination of a decade of work to gather and preserve historically significant art works by Israeli Master Artists during Israel’s emergence as the Jewish state.

ArteQuesta Brings Life to Art on the Web

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ArteQuesta co-founders Jessica Jacobson and Rayah Levy today announced the long-awaited launch of ArteQuesta.com, the company’s intuitive new website featuring museum-quality artworks and collections.

ArteQuesta Collectors Build Investment-Grade Portfolios and Create Art History (updated)

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ArteQuesta Collectors Drs. Holly and Mark Monroe will loan a portion of their collection for display in ArteQuesta’s private museum, Rayah Levy founder of ArteQuesta, announced today.

John Waguespack Exhibits ‘New Works’ at 111 Minna Gallery

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Having just been selected as one of nine artists nationwide to be showcased at Art Basel Miami in December 2012, in conjunction with Russell Simmons’ Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation and the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, John Waguespack will exhibit his ‘New Works’ at 111 Minna Gallery November 16, 2012 through January 26, 2013.

New York City Non-Profit to host Michael Alan’s ‘Living Installation’ Friday, November 9 at ABC NORIO

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art for Progress (AFP), a NYC 501(c)3 nonprofit, is proud to announce it is hosting artist Michael Alan’s ‘Living Installation: Family Misfit Healing’ on Friday, November 9 at ABC NORIO in NYC’s Lower East Side.

ArteQuesta Creates Breakthrough Software for Investment-Grade Art Portfolios

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ArteQuesta has developed a unique software program designed to manage investment quality art portfolios, it was announced today by Rayah Levy and Jessica Jacobson, co-founders of ArteQuesta.

John Waguespack’s ‘Deconstructing Dandridge’ to Represent San Francisco in Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series at Art Basel

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — John Waguespack is the winner of the San Francisco portion of the 3rd Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series for ‘Deconstructing Dandridge,’ a compelling portrait of the first African-American woman to be nominated for Best Actress in the Academy Awards.

Artist Encourages Apple to ‘Think Different’ with Steve Jobs Action Figure Sculpture

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In wake of the recent Foxconn riot, Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that Post PC artist XVALA will debut his latest sculpture of the Apple-banned Steve Jobs action figure in an upcoming gallery show at AIS Editions in the Los Angeles Brewery Arts Complex.

Miss America Scholarship Winners Take to Runway: Spectacular Italian Renaissance Fashion Show Welcomes Talented Titleholders

VENTURA, Calif., Sept. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On October 7, Carnevale Ventura will host a day in Renaissance Italy with three fashion shows and a marketplace at the Crowne Plaza in downtown Ventura. Talented beauties from across California have signed on to model selections from forty stunning costumes of traditional Renaissance Italy and exotic Venetian carnevale.

Art Market Expert Rayah Levy presents to TIME Financial Summit Group Meeting

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rayah Levy, a San Francisco Bay area based art investment expert, and founder of ArteQuesta, presented to the TIME Financial Summit Group Meeting on August 22.

New York City Artist to Give Away Free Art for One Year

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the next year, Manhattan-based artist Keith Jensen will be leaving original artwork around the city and surrounding areas for community residents to stumble upon. Signs attached to the free art read, ‘If having this art will make your day better, then it’s yours.’

Pacific Pinball Museum Opens ‘Pinball Oddity’ – an Exhibition of Rare Pinball Machines and Oversized Pinball Art

ALAMEDA, Calif., May 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) proudly announces the opening of the Pinball Oddity exhibit, featuring a collection of pinball rarities and giant mural reproductions of pinball art. The exhibit represents the first in a series of scalable exhibits the museum offers for lease to institutions nationwide.

Honoring 5 Inspiring Individuals Celebrating 10 Years of Young Minds Build Bridges Program Partnership with ALLIANZ

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CITYarts is celebrating 44 years of empowering international children and youth through art. CITYarts brings young people and professional artists together to create Public Art. Through this creative process, CITYarts empowers youth and connects children locally and around the world to become active participants in transforming communities.

Virgin Mary in Bondage Causes Stir with Community in Women’s Rights Protest

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., March 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that artist and feminist Marilyn Artus is introducing her new portrait of the Virgin Mary in attempt to protest the continued infringement of women’s rights by the Catholic Church and the many prominent conservatives. The portrait of the Virgin Mary will be on tour though many galleries and events; kicking off the tour with the AKA Gallery in Oklahoma City, Okla., April 6, 2012.

Artist Dumpster Dives Kim Kardashian, Reveals Her Trash at Upcoming L.A. Event

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that ‘Fear Google’ artist XVALA will be revealing the recent dumpster dived trash of Kim Kardashian, featuring the celebrity’s collapsed basketball at a roof top event in Los Angeles this weekend.

Artists with Parkinson’s Disease Are Celebrated In A One-Of-A-Kind Art Exhibition

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Los Angeles chapter of the American Parkinson’s Disease Association (apdala.org), along with James Gray Gallery, present ‘Living Artistically with Parkinson’s Disease,’ a unique exhibition featuring works of art created by celebrated artists living with PD. To celebrate the exhibition, which runs from February 8-13, 2012, the APDA L.A. is hosting a champagne brunch with a silent auction this Sunday, February 12.

John Waguespack Solo Exhibition at The McLoughlin Gallery in San Francisco – Dec. 8, 2011 to Jan. 21, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 30, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — John Waguespack, is showcasing his new works at The McLoughlin Gallery in San Francisco December 8, 2011 through January 21, 2012. ‘Deconstructing Hollywood’ is his second solo exhibition at The McLoughlin Gallery at 49 Geary Street in San Francisco.

Andaz 5th Avenue Celebrates Art and Culture with tbd Art – The Hotel’s First Rotating Art Series

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 18, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Andaz 5th Avenue, a hotel inspired by the culture of New York City, announces the launch of tbd Art – a rotating art series. The first year of rotating art started on October 6th with artist M.Dreeland. In total, the hotel will have four diverse artists; M.Dreeland, Mister Cartoon, Claw Money and a final artist (currently TBD).

New York: Finger Paintings by Jorge Colombo Released by Chronicle Books, in Partnership with 20×200

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If New York City is a state of mind, then Jorge Colombo captures the metropolis’ moods like no other. Published in association with 20×200.com – the place to discover and buy art online – ‘New York: Finger Paintings’ (ISBN: 978-0811879255) by Jorge Colombo features 100 of the artist’s beautiful, full-color illustrations of New York City.

Artist Dumpster Dives Zuck, Goes Public with Facebook Founder’s Trash

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that Google Artist XVALA goes dumpster diving in Silicon Valley, invading tech founders’ personal trash to create a series of sculptures that has been made available to the public online and in upcoming gallery shows.

William Pope.L Releases Set of Text-Based Art at 20×200.com

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When William Pope.L donned a business suit and crawled on his belly through the gutter up NYC’s Bowery, the ‘Friendliest Black Artist in America’ was poignantly calling attention to themes of race, social class and power. Now, in his debut project with 20×200 – the place to discover and buy art online – the seminal artist once again addresses these issues with a selection from his ongoing and widely exhibited project ‘Skin Set Drawings.’

Art Controversy Revealed this Week: Daniel Edwards’ Justin Bieber Allegory of a Teen Sex Symbol

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Images of the allegorical tribute to teen idol Justin Bieber, created by controversial New York artist Daniel Edwards, are being released by Cory Allen Contemporary Art this week.

16th Annual Richard Schmid Fine Art Auction Labor Day Weekend to Raise Funds for Wildfire-Devastated Area

BELLVUE, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art lovers from all over the West will gather in a picturesque mountain valley outside Fort Collins, Colorado on Labor Day Sunday. They’re coming in hopes of acquiring original art from over 100 well-known artists that will be auctioned off to the highest bidder under the ‘Big Top’ at the 16th Annual Richard Schmid Fine Art Auction on Sunday, September 4, 2011.