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NOW! Contemporary Art

November 24, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm

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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until December 26, 2017

10 West Gallery, courtesy photo.

OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday, December 7, 5-8 p.m. 

EXHIBITION DATES:  November 24 – December 26

NOW! Contemporary Art: Featuring 19 artists represented by 10 West Gallery, a unique artist-owned gallery in downtown Santa Barbara. 10 West displays a variety of modern genres including, but not limited to, abstract, figurative, urban landscape, expressionism, digital collage, photography, bronze and mixed media sculpture. Joining the artists for the December exhibit, Mata Ortiz specialist Rebecca Russell will have pottery brought from Mexico to Santa Barbara especially for this show.

Russell has selected pieces by contemporary master ceramicists Manuel Rodriquez, Pilo Mora and the Silveria family. Artists in the northern Mexico village of Mata Ortiz are famous for exacting and intricate pottery designs based on their 800 year-old Paquime heritage. Appreciated around the world, Mata Ortiz pottery can be found in many prestigious museums and private collections. Beautiful and exciting examples of both traditional and progressive pieces will be on display.

10 West Gallery displays all new artwork every month with opening receptions during the popular downtown 1st Thursday Art Walks, 5-8 p.m each month. The 10 West web site is populated by artwork from each month’s exhibit:

10 West Gallery Hours: Open daily, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. Closed Tuesdays. 805/770-7711.