FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Canadian Artist Patrizia DiDiomete: Landscapes, Sculptures, and Figure Paintings
March 5 – April 30, 2005
Opening reception:  Saturday, March 5, 7-9pm

Space on Spurgeon, An Urbane Gallery of Art
210 N. Spurgeon Street, Santa Ana 92701
Contact, JoAnne Artman
949-464-0105
E-mail, <Artie210@aol.com>
Web site, <http://www.spaceonspurgeon.com>
Gallery hours, Saturday and Sunday 1-4pm, and by appointment
First Saturday of every month 7-10pm



Patrizia DiDiomete, “The Dance”, 2004, acrylic on canvas, 72" x 84”.

The contemporary and timeless art of Canadian Artist Patrizia DiDiomete, whose work has been shown in New York, Los Angeles, and Canada, will be the featured exhibit at Space on Spurgeon in March and April, 2005. Opening artist reception on Saturday, March 5, 2005 from 7-9pm. Public invited. DiDiomete's acrylic figure canvases move from exuberant whimsy to figures steeped in emotional repose. Her landscapes or "dreamscapes" exude lush memories from a timeless past. DiDiomete's dynamic sculptured iron figures form a contemporary vision of modern-day complexities; stone sculptures evoke a more classic touch.

Born in Italy, DiDiomete lives and works in Canada, her multi-cultural background resonates in the various materials she uses from clay and stone to an exciting palate of color in her canvases, revealing dynamic images and forms.  

Continuing exhibits:
Surface Juxtaposition: the fun and provocative art of San Clemente artist Steve Hopper; jewelry designs by Cheryl Douglass Hopper; and the "street-life" photography of JoAnne Artman.

Space on Spurgeon is located at 210 N. Spurgeon Street off of First Street, and is open Saturdays and Sundays 1-4pm and by appointment. Visit the first Saturday of any month to coincide with the Artist Village Open House. Street parking is available directly in front of the Gallery as well as the Artist Village Parking structure located at Third Street and Broadway. Take a stroll through the galleries and studios. See a live performance or hang out and enjoy the music. See art come alive in Downtown Santa Ana.



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