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February 3, 2018: Blue 7 Gallery

Blue 7 Gallery hosts a closing reception for its current exhibition "Light and Shadow." Curated by Randy Ball and Lucius Peterson, the group show opened on December 10, 2017...if you missed it, be sure to pop in for the closing art party from 2-5pm on Saturday, February 3, 2018.
Blue7Gallery RandyBall LuciusPetersonBlue 7 Gallery Owner, Randy Ball with Gallery Director Lucius Peterson

The Blue 7 Collective consists of local and nationally known artists. There are paintings, photography, jewelry, sculpture, and fabric art. The theme delves into the issue of contrasting light and dark to project the ideas of the artist.

Artists include: Randy Ball, Richard Bilow, Indie Cameron, Mary Cohen, Evi Debes, Matthew Ehrmann, Vicki Fisher-Lerer, Mercedes Garcia, Kim Gardner, Flora Golden, Mary Hansen, Greg Alan Jankowski, David Klein, Joel Kopplerman, Meryl Lebowitz, Alice Lundsford, Terry Marks-Tarlow, Arcy Murillo, Wanda Norman-Storey, Donald Paonessa, Esther Pearlman, Lucius Peterson, Warren Quintos, Bruce Sanders, Christine Sawicky, Robert Sherman, and Lisa Wald,

One of the particpating artists, Christine Sawicky will be exhibiting a work titled Just Father and I. She explained her inspiration for the piece. "I was walking on the pier and I was observing this father and son...I was very close to my father when I was little...they reminded me of my dad and I. Just hanging out...talking about life...while looking out at the ocean. It's a big world out there...but the father and son seemed to just take in the beautiful ocean and the magnitude of what the world has to offer. In a world of their own...just the two of them."
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Christine Sawicky, Just Father and , Charcoal on paper, 22 3/4 x 25 1/4

Blue 7 Gallery a unique hybrid combination of a picture framing store and a art gallery. Its gallery mission is to put art in collectors' homes, whether you drive a Ferrari—or ride the Big Blue Bus and provide reasonably priced framing. Artists are local, national and international. Works of art range from experimental to accessible.

What: Closing reception 
Where: Blue 7 Gallery, 3129 Pico Boulevard Santa Monica, CA 90405
When: February 3, 2018 - 2-5pm

Phone: (310) 449-1444
Website: http://Blue7Gallery.com