FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Valerié Jacobs
New Paintings and Mixed Media Works
February 10 – April 2, 2005
Opening Reception
Thursday, February 10, 5 – 9pm

Continuing in the gallery:
Pharmaka
Inside the Box: Paintings by Members of this Artist’s Group
January 13 – April 2, 2005
David E. Stone & Cathy Stone:
Project Windows
October  2004– March 2005
Second Thursday Downtown Art Walk:
Thursday, February 10, 12 – 9pm



Bert Green Fine Art
102 West 5th St., Los Angeles, CA 90013
Contact: Bert Green
213-624-6212
E-mail, <bg@bgfa.us>
Web site, <http://www.bgfa.us>
Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 12 - 6 pm



Valerié Jacobs, “Self-Portrait: The Ledge of Night”, 2004, Charcoal with Hand-Set Type, 22 x 30".

Bert Green Fine Art is pleased to announce a solo show by San Francisco-based artist Valerié Jacobs, and the continuing exhibition of Pharmaka, a group of Los Angeles-based painters, and David E. Stone and Cathy Stone’s site-specific work in the gallery’s Project Windows.

Valerié Jacobs is a San Francisco-based painter and artist in many media. She has been working steadily for over 40 years, exploring the interplay between identity and meaning by using finely crafted symbols derived from culture, politics, and media. At once confrontational and meditative, Jacob’s imagery speaks directly from intuition; a knowledge that relationships are far more complex than they appear.

Pharmaka’s participating artists are Fumiko Amano, Randall Cabe, Christopher Cousins, Stanley Dorfman, Shane Guffogg, Patricia Howard, Tim Isham, Christopher Monger, Ana Osgood, Michael Rosenfeld, Luke Rothschild, John Scane, and Vonn Cummings Sumner.

David E. Stone and Cathy Stone, working independently, have created site-specific installations in the gallery’s Project Windows. Cathy Stone’s installation features sculptural elements that refer to line, volume and gravity. David E. Stone’s work is concerned with the ways in which "realities can be perceived" by way of "specificity" and is manifest using a variety of media.


All gallery events are free and open to the public. You are encouraged to forward this information to any and all interested parties. Exhibition information may be found at <http://www.bgfa.us>. Follow the exhibitions link. For press releases and press-ready images for download, follow the press link. The art exhibition venues in Downtown Los Angeles conduct the Downtown Art Walk on the Second Thursday of each month from 12 - 9 pm. More information and a map may be found at <http://www.downtownartwalk.com>.



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