AFTA Exhibitions

Interior Design Magazine October 2010

Posted by on Oct 26, 2010 in 2010, AFTA Exhibitions, publication | Comments Off on Interior Design Magazine October 2010

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AFTA Deukmejian Art – June 19 – July 24, 2010

Posted by on Jun 19, 2010 in 2010, AFTA Exhibitions, Disaster Relief | Comments Off on AFTA Deukmejian Art – June 19 – July 24, 2010

  June 19th – July 24th, 2010   Contributing Artists Jonathan Aaron, Rebecca Cabage, James Carbone, Christopher Casanova, YaYa Chou, Jonathan Chow, Mary Clark-Carmargo, Lynn Coleman, Shannon Curfman, Shari Elf, Molly Enholm, Joy Feuer, Diana Folsom, Annie Fourguette, Cole Gerst, Chris Ghantous, Ariyana Gibbon, Vince Gonzales, Corinne Grassini, Donna Grillo, Eric Grossman, Minas Hilaj, Diane Hardy-Garcia, Dick Heimbold, Victoria Howard, Toby Huss, Celeste Iida, Jaimie, Kay Kropp, Renee Lotenero, Philip Lumbang III, Ceres Madoo, Bill Matthews, John Matthews, Chris McCormick, Rick McLean, Valery Milovic, Heather Morrow, Robert Oblon, Amanda Overton, Portia Perry-Shaeffer, Terri Phillips, Tennessee Phillips Ward, Joan Robey, Carrie Rose, Rachel Rose, Gwen Samuels, Nina Savill, Chris Sicat, Steve Siegrist, Karen Sikie, Sally Ann Stahl, Laura Stickney, Marc Stirdivant, William Stranger, Lydia Tjioe Hall, Lorna Turner, Evan Vieser, Dana Walker, Bill Westheimer, Lisa G. Westheimer, Jason Wilbur, Ryan Wildstar, Xenia Zampolli Partners & Sponsors Art and Sign Production, The Americana at Brand, Cisco Home, Daniel Flannery Productions, Glendale Downtown Merchant Association, Glendale Firefighters Association, Glendale Community Services & Parks Department, Glendale Management Association, Glendale Sunrise Rotary, The Gas Company, Green Earth Print & Design, palate food+wine, Cresenta-Canada Rotary, Option-G, Potted Store, Topline Wine & Spirit, Lorna Turner, Specialized Security. Special thanks to supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, Los Angeles County Press Press Release AFTA-DWP Press Release Treehugger Artwork from Fires Restores Wilderness Park KTLA Heros At Home: Heroes at Home Refinery 29 Society For Rational Dress Raises Money For Scorched Wildlife Artist Direct Cool Rock N’ Roll Art Shows in L.A. Glendale News Press Risen from the ashes Interior Design Interior Design Magazine deukmejian exhibition video from ART from the ashes on Vimeo. On the afternoon of August 26, 2009, a wildfire broke out in San Gabriel Mountains. This blaze, known as the Station Fire, devastated over 250 square miles of the Angeles National Forest and was the largest in Los Angeles County recorded history. To protect surrounding communities from the fire, nearly all 709 acres of the bordering Deukmejian Wilderness Park in the City of Glendale were strategically burned. The resulting destruction devastated the plant and animal life that once flourished in the Park and has compromised hiking trails and closed the park to the community. Art from the ashes reclaimed materials from the park for artists to create one of a kind works of art and together with partners, Glendale Parks & Open Space Foundation presented a benefit exhibition featuring over 100 works to support the restoration efforts for Deukmejian Wilderness Park.  AFTA designed the gallery space using reclaimed organic materials to mirror the energy of the works of art and the natural landscape of the park. Proceeds Support   The Glendale Parks & Open Space Foundation was established as a 501(c)(3) organization in 2009 by a group of devoted Glendale residents who believed that a nonprofit organization dedicated to keeping parks beautiful and supporting recreation programs could have a positive impact on their city. “We plan to raise funds through events, donations, grants and other activities in order to foster well-maintained parks, picturesque open spaces, and innovative programs for children and adults alike,” said Dottie Sharkey, President of the...

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Exhibit at Deukmejian Park June 2010

Posted by on Jun 12, 2010 in 2010, AFTA Exhibitions, Disaster Relief | Comments Off on Exhibit at Deukmejian Park June 2010

June 19th – July 24th, 2010   Contributing Artists Jonathan Aaron, Rebecca Cabage, James Carbone, Christopher Casanova, YaYa Chou, Jonathan Chow, Mary Clark-Carmargo, Lynn Coleman, Shannon Curfman, Shari Elf, Molly Enholm, Joy Feuer, Diana Folsom, Annie Fourguette, Cole Gerst, Chris Ghantous, Ariyana Gibbon, Vince Gonzales, Corinne Grassini, Donna Grillo, Eric Grossman, Minas Hilaj, Diane Hardy-Garcia, Dick Heimbold, Victoria Howard, Toby Huss, Celeste Iida, Jaimie, Kay Kropp, Renee Lotenero, Philip Lumbang III, Ceres Madoo, Bill Matthews, John Matthews, Chris McCormick, Rick McLean, Valery Milovic, Heather Morrow, Robert Oblon, Amanda Overton, Portia Perry-Shaeffer, Terri Phillips, Tennessee Phillips Ward, Joan Robey, Carrie Rose, Rachel Rose, Gwen Samuels, Nina Savill, Chris Sicat, Steve Siegrist, Karen Sikie, Sally Ann Stahl, Laura Stickney, Marc Stirdivant, William Stranger, Lydia Tjioe Hall, Lorna Turner, Evan Vieser, Dana Walker, Bill Westheimer, Lisa G. Westheimer, Jason Wilbur, Ryan Wildstar, Xenia Zampolli Partners & Sponsors Art and Sign Production, The Americana at Brand, Cisco Home, Daniel Flannery Productions, Glendale Downtown Merchant Association, Glendale Firefighters Association, Glendale Community Services & Parks Department, Glendale Management Association, Glendale Sunrise Rotary, The Gas Company, Green Earth Print & Design, palate food+wine, Cresenta-Canada Rotary, Option-G, Potted Store, Topline Wine & Spirit, Lorna Turner, Specialized Security. Special thanks to supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, Los Angeles County Press Press Release AFTA-DWP Press Release Treehugger Artwork from Fires Restores Wilderness Park KTLA Heros At Home: Heroes at Home Refinery 29 Society For Rational Dress Raises Money For Scorched Wildlife Artist Direct Cool Rock N’ Roll Art Shows in L.A. Glendale News Press Risen from the ashes Interior Design Interior Design Magazine deukmejian exhibition video from ART from the ashes on Vimeo. On the afternoon of August 26, 2009, a wildfire broke out in San Gabriel Mountains. This blaze, known as the Station Fire, devastated over 250 square miles of the Angeles National Forest and was the largest in Los Angeles County recorded history. To protect surrounding communities from the fire, nearly all 709 acres of the bordering Deukmejian Wilderness Park in the City of Glendale were strategically burned. The resulting destruction devastated the plant and animal life that once flourished in the Park and has compromised hiking trails and closed the park to the community. Art from the ashes reclaimed materials from the park for artists to create one of a kind works of art and together with partners, Glendale Parks & Open Space Foundation presented a benefit exhibition featuring over 100 works to support the restoration efforts for Deukmejian Wilderness Park.  AFTA designed the gallery space using reclaimed organic materials to mirror the energy of the works of art and the natural landscape of the park. Creative Partner   The Glendale Parks & Open Space Foundation was established as a 501(c)(3) organization in 2009 by a group of devoted Glendale residents who believed that a nonprofit organization dedicated to keeping parks beautiful and supporting recreation programs could have a positive impact on their city. “We plan to raise funds through events, donations, grants and other activities in order to foster well-maintained parks, picturesque open spaces, and innovative programs for children and adults alike,” said Dottie Sharkey, President of the Foundation. Lost Pines Recovery Team The LPRT is composed of local, state and federal agencies with comprehensive knowledge of the Lost Pines ecosystem. The LPRT’s objectives are to manage and assess the condition of the area’s natural resources; develop Best Management Practices (BMPs) to address resource issues; assist private property owners by providing technical assistance and resources for financial assistance to implement BMPs on their property. “Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world.” – John...

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Santa Barbara October 2009

Posted by on Oct 26, 2009 in 2009, AFTA Exhibitions, Art Programming, Disaster Relief | Comments Off on Santa Barbara October 2009

  Participating Artists Jessica Amos, James Carbone, Lynn Coleman, Joy Feuer, Diana Folsom, Sue Francis, David Gala, Betsy Gallery, Nancy Goldwin, Izzy Greer, Diane Hardy-Garcia, Celeste Iida, Marcelino Jimenez, Kay Kropp, Doug Lochner, Susan Love, Philip Lumbang, Laura Lynch, Ceres Madoo, Bill Matthews, John Matthews, Valery Milovic, Judy Nilsen, Robert Oblon, Renee Palmer, Portia Perry-Schaeffer, Terry Peterson, PH Fred, Terri Phillips, Mary Price, Bari Ramoy, Nancy Richler, Joan Robey, Rachel Rose, Gwen Samuels, Nina Savill, Dante Sigismondi, Karen Sikie, Solar B, Laura Stickney, Lorna Turner, Valery Valesquez, Evan Vieser, Won Sil Kim, Xenia Zampolli Press Press Relese AFTA/SBBG Media Release   Los Angeles Times ART from the ashes at Santa Barbara Botanic Garden – Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Times Raising plants, and hopefully cash, in Santa Barbara – latimes.com Los Angeles Times Culture Monster http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/culturemonster/2009/10/art-from-the-ashes.html NPR KCLU KCLU :: NPR & Local News :: 88.3 Ventura County :: 102.3 Santa Barbara :: A Service of California Lutheran University KUSC Santa Barbara News Press AFTA Santa Barbara Botanic Garden Overview Video from ART from the ashes on Vimeo. Over 50 artists donated their time and talent to create one-of-a-kind works of art for the ART from the ashes exhibition at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.  The exhibition will showcase pieces created from reclaimed materials obtained from the Garden after the Jesusita Fire that raged through the Santa Barbara area in May of 2009. In its wake, the fire burned over 8,700 acres of land and destroyed 80 homes. Over 60 of the Garden’s 78 acres and 9,800 living collection plants were either destroyed or damaged and several structures were lost. Proceeds will benefit restoration efforts in the Garden. Proceeds Support       The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden fosters the conservation of California’s native plants through out gardens, education, and research and serves as a role model for sustainable practices. We envision a world where society understands the interdependency between people and plants and acts to preserve the natural world....

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Botanic Garden Exhibition October 2009

Posted by on Oct 12, 2009 in 2009, AFTA Exhibitions, Disaster Relief | Comments Off on Botanic Garden Exhibition October 2009

    Exhibition Artists Press ART from the ashes and the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden exhibition & art sale raises over $20,000 to benefit Garden renewal Press Release ART from the ashes and the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden invite you to enjoy a day of art in the Garden at the October 10th exhibition & art sale Press Release Artists create works for show from ruins of Jesusita brushfire in Santa Barbara County SoCal Potters Blog KTLA Morning News (video) Raising plants, and hopefully cash, in Santa Barbara KUSC Arts Alive Podcast (fast forward to 31 min mark) ART from the ashes at Santa Barbara Botanic Garden The fire’s gifts : ART from the ashes transforms losses from the Jesusita Fire   Gallery Hours:   Thursday-Sunday 12-5pm Suggested Donations – $5 ART from the ashes Gallery   216 S. Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91204     ART from the ashes and the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden exhibition & art sale raised over $20,000 to benefit Garden...

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Cisco Home Exhibition November 2008

Posted by on Nov 12, 2008 in 2008, AFTA Exhibitions, Disaster Relief | Comments Off on Cisco Home Exhibition November 2008

      Contributing Artists Kevin Caron, Joy Feuer, Kay Kropp, Michael Kurtz, Tracy Longley-Cook, Ceres Madoo, Valery Milovic, John Matthews, Carolyn Mendoza, Sally Middleton, Renee Palmer, Terri Phillips, Joan Robey, Rachel Rose, Jude Silva, Lillian Utsumi, Roberta Veatch, Evan Vieser, Joan Waters, Lisa G. Westheimer & Ray Yocum Press Press Release Pasadena Now EcoPop Art Slant Los Angeles Pasadena Arts Council Calendar KCAL9 Feature ART from the ashes announces its first exhibition and silent auction at Cisco Home ART from the ashes raises $12,000 for Meta (Making Education The Answer)   Cisco Slideshow from ART from the ashes on Vimeo.     On November 15th 2007, Cisco Brothers’ South Central Los Angeles furniture warehouse was destroyed by fire. In the months that followed, a collective of independent artists assembled by ART from the ashes created one of a kind works of art from materials salvaged at the fire sire location. Business Owner, Cisco Pinedo inspired by the notion that something positive might come from the destruction chose to donate proceeds from the sale of art to M.E.T.A. a Los Angeles non-profit that provides mentorship programs for Hispanic youth in Southern California. Creative Partner Using green materials and building methods, all of Cisco’s furniture is as healthy for you as it is for the planet. Each unique item is built with pride by local craftspeople at our headquarters in the heart of Los Angeles. Every piece, big or small, brings timeless style and beauty to your home. Proceeds...

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