Monday, May 3, 2010

Summer Shows

Exhibition Announcement
Image: untitled panel by Dennis Kemmerer, 2010

Main Gallery:
CARRIERS, PANELS, AND CULM PILES: works of art by Dennis Kemmerer
(continues through July 23)

Art Star gift shop: Goodbye Girls: Michelle Smythe
Hot Spot Gallery: Small for One, Small for All – works by Nola Guajardo, Ricardo Longoria, Roel Palacios, Joe Peña, Nora Verdin
Art Star & Hot Spot exhibitions close June 18.

Corpus Christi, TX: K Space Contemporary is pleased to announce the opening of its new season of exhibitions on April 29th, 5:30 to 9 pm. Carriers, Panels, and Culm Piles features works of art by local artist Dennis Kemmerer. Much of the work in this exhibition relies on the beauty of wood by incorporating actual shipping pallets and wood veneer. However, it isn’t all about wood. Kemmerer has a uses a color palette drawn from early Renaissance artists combined with theories of Abstract Expressionism.

Kemmerer received a Bachelor of Fine Arts and teacher certification from Corpus Christi State University and Master of Fine Arts from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. Kemmerer resides in Corpus Christi with his wife Rhonda and their three pets, Duchess, Del, and Mar.

Also, don’t miss Small for One, Small for All in the Hot Spot Gallery on the third floor. This show offers a great chance to collect small pieces by some of Corpus Christi’s most popular artists. Included in the exhibition are colorful landscapes, still-life’s and portraits by Nola Guajardo, Ricardo Longoria and Joe Pena, bright and cheerful jaguars by Nora Verdin, and the masks of Roel Palacios.

In the gift shop: GOODBYE GIRLS - Michelle Smythe has created a series of paintings dedicated to young women who have needlessly lost their lives at a young age. Each work includes a girl's face and a ghost-like formal dress representing her hopes, dreams and the life she was unable to live - the wedding dress she will never wear.

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