eye lounge http://eyelounge.com a contemporary art space Sat, 16 May 2015 23:12:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.8 Paint and prints http://eyelounge.com/paint-and-prints/ http://eyelounge.com/paint-and-prints/#comments Sun, 10 May 2015 22:56:05 +0000 http://eyelounge.com/?p=3972 PROJECT ROOM

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Heather Holyan

Paint and prints: An experimentation of: bond, vellum and Mylar, the hand and the digital, Color black and white, Overlapping and shifting, Revealing and covering, Orderly and erratic.

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BOBO AND FRIENDS http://eyelounge.com/bobo-and-friends/ http://eyelounge.com/bobo-and-friends/#comments Sun, 10 May 2015 22:50:32 +0000 http://eyelounge.com/?p=3967 EAST GALLERY

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“BOBO AND FRIENDS,” a retrospective of works produced by past and present members of Paint Co-Lab painting collaboration. The exhibition will also feature the boundary-pushing works of Phoenix artist (and Paint Co-lab arbitrator) Bobo Johns.

Featured Co-Lab artists include: Lee Brown, Deborah Butterfly, Edgar Fernandez, Linda FitzGerald, Jim Jeffries, Kris Manzanares, Mary Meyers, Daniela Moneta, Aimee Ollinger, Jose Rodriguez, Kasha Banko, Leslie Barton, Claudia Castro, Rachel Johnson, Bernardo (Ivan) Lopez, Al Merino, Jamie Pettis, Alan Pobanz, Rachel Santillan, Mary Shaw, Yvonne Tapia, Marco Turrubiartes, Davin Yant, Reanna Diehl, and Deborah Jimenez (John Randall Nelson).

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Adit’s Ode: A Modest Revolt http://eyelounge.com/adits-ode-a-modest-revolt/ http://eyelounge.com/adits-ode-a-modest-revolt/#comments Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:33:20 +0000 http://eyelounge.com/?p=3959 East Gallery and Project Room

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Cherie Buck-Hutchison

A Poetic Walk-through Exhibition merging art installation, objects and video poetry to create an immersive experience for the viewer.

Adit’s Ode: A Modest revolt complicates the traditional narrative by suggesting an additional point of view through the poetic metaphor of Lot’s wife (Adit) as a visitor to today’s contradictory health issues. Buck-Hutchison takes a feminist approach through a revision of the main character’s story, leaving the viewer to draw comparisons and ultimately ask one’s self the question, “what if.”

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Stone Soup – Recent Works by Turner G. Davis http://eyelounge.com/stone-soup-recent-works-by-turner-g-davis/ http://eyelounge.com/stone-soup-recent-works-by-turner-g-davis/#comments Tue, 17 Mar 2015 19:56:24 +0000 http://eyelounge.com/?p=3930 East Gallery and Project Room

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The exhibition “Stone Soup” is comprised of mostly new images and decorated found objects by Turner G. Davis. The title of the show reflects the diversity of mediums and the underlying themes of existential search for meaning and a yearning and aversion to clarity in the 21st Century. In the original story called “Stone Soup” a soldier convinces his unlikely hosts to contribute to an unlikely recipe. It is only through their (in this case the viewer) contributions that the result becomes, in fact, nourishing and of import. It is the hope of the artist to create an environment of pictures and objects that comprise the first ingredients of a larger collaboration and investigation.

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Rossitza Todorova: Fold & Cut http://eyelounge.com/tba/ http://eyelounge.com/tba/#comments Mon, 12 Jan 2015 23:02:27 +0000 http://eyelounge.com/?p=3875 Project Room
2/20/15 – 3/15/15
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Rossitza Todorova

An exhibition of new work, artist books and paper sculptures

It goes without saying that a profound mystery lies behind the notions of space and time. We occupy space and experience time. The two are connected and intertwined for each of us. There is a connection between the structure of time dimension and spatial coordinates. As we see the phases of the moon from earth we experience and see the passage of time, directly connected to our physical point of view.

Working with simple repeated geometry, I have been exploring ideas of time and space. Paper is linear, two-dimensional, but through folding, creasing and cutting I have given this simple medium a three-dimensional form. I think of these sculptural collapsible books as representing space over time. In this exhibition I am using images of diamonds, cup paper books and cast shadows to create a metaphor of the passage of time.

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Avant-Garde http://eyelounge.com/avant-garde/ http://eyelounge.com/avant-garde/#comments Mon, 12 Jan 2015 23:00:44 +0000 http://eyelounge.com/?p=3872 EAST GALLERY
2/20/15 – 3/15/15

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Work in this exhibition will be new; some will be experimental and boundary pushing; some will be a bit different from our current practice. Members of eye lounge are pleased to present new work in our gallery in celebration of our 15 year anniversary.

Cherie Buck-Hutchison, Turner G. Davis, Mimi Jardine, Chris Maker, Constance McBride, Merkel McLendon, Abbey Messmer, Teresa Moralez, Ann Morton, John Randall Nelson, Christina You-sun Park

Receptions:
Third Friday, Feb 20th 6-10pm
First Friday, Mar 6th 6-10pm

Art Detour Reception Hours
Sat Mar 7th & Sun Mar 8th from 11-5

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Self-Made: 15 Years of eye lounge http://eyelounge.com/self-made-15-years-of-eye-lounge/ http://eyelounge.com/self-made-15-years-of-eye-lounge/#comments Mon, 12 Jan 2015 22:50:59 +0000 http://eyelounge.com/?p=3868 VISION GALLERY | 10 E. Chicago St. | Chandler, AZ 85244
1/24/15 – 3/8/15



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A retrospective of 15 years of work produced by eye lounge, in celebration of the 15 year anniversary of its start in 2000. Since its beginning eye lounge has included over 120 artists that have pushed the boundaries of contemporary art. Over 60 artists will be exhibiting work in this dynamic show!

Kristin Bauer, Logan Bellew, David Bradley, Betsy Bret Harte, Peter Bugg, Cherie Buck-Hutchison, Angela Cazel Jahn, Sue Chenoweth, Cindy Dach, Lee Davis, Turner G. Davis, Sean Deckert, Nick DeFord, Alison Dunn, Paul Elliott, Greg Esser, Andrea Evans, Daniel Funkhouser, Jes Gettler, Dain Gore, Steve Hilton, Christopher Jagmin, Mimi Jardine, Keith Laber, Carolyn Lavender, Aimee Leon, Chris Maker, Naomi Marine, Cheryle Marine, Melissa Martinez, Emily Matyas, Teresa Moralez, Constance McBride, Merkel McLendon, R. Eric McMaster, Abbey Messmer, Mary Meyer, Ryan Peter Miller, Teresa Moralez, Ann Morton, John Randall Nelson, Dianne Nowicki, Christina You-sun Park, Marcus Payzant, Crystal Phelps, Benjamin Phillips, Lara Plecas, Christy Puetz, Karyn Ricci, Cole Robertson, Marco Rosichelli, Rebecca Ross, Kris Sanford, Chris Santa Maria, Lisa Marie Sipe, Joe Willie Smith, Tom Stritch, Karolina Sussland, Kaori Takamura, Kate Timmerman, Lisa von Koch, Nic Wiesinger, Mindy Sue Wittock, Denise Yaghmourian

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Four Walls/ Four Views http://eyelounge.com/paradise-valley-community-college-student-portfolios/ http://eyelounge.com/paradise-valley-community-college-student-portfolios/#comments Mon, 12 Jan 2015 22:37:15 +0000 http://eyelounge.com/?p=3866 Project Room
1/16/15 – 2/15/15

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Four Fine Art majors from Paradise Valley Community College are showing their artwork in the project room. The students are all Portfolio students of David L. Bradley, Professor of Art at PVCC. The Artists: Alexa Heiser, Alexis Lieffort, Molly Burke, Gabriela Lundblade

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current members : current work http://eyelounge.com/current-members-current-work/ http://eyelounge.com/current-members-current-work/#comments Mon, 12 Jan 2015 22:35:03 +0000 http://eyelounge.com/?p=3862 EAST GALLERY
1/16/15 – 2/15/15

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Cherie Buck-Hutchison, Turner G. Davis, Mimi Jardine, Keith Laber, Constance McBride, Merkel McLendon, Abbey Messmer, Teresa Moralez, John Randall Nelson, Christina You-sun Park

Current members of eye lounge join together to present current work and celebrate our anniversary. Throughout 2015 eye lounge will be celebrating 15 Years as a contemporary artist-run collective in downtown Phoenix on Roosevelt Row.

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ONE http://eyelounge.com/one/ http://eyelounge.com/one/#comments Sun, 14 Dec 2014 23:01:29 +0000 http://eyelounge.com/?p=3846 Project Room
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New work in clay by Cheryl Brandon and Constance McBride

This work was born simply, out of recent events occurring around the country. It stems from a shared concern for humankind in this time of 24/7 communication. We believe expressing the shared humanity in people is an important way to support each other. We can’t ignore this sometimes cruel and frightening, yet sometimes wonderful and beautiful experience we all go through in life and contrary to the edited version of ourselves we share in traditional and social media, life’s moments are still messy and full of emotional turmoil.

Our goal was to capture the essence of a range of human experiences, from intensely personal to broader realities of our collective lives. We are showing ourselves as we are and celebrating the beauty of the human face.

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