FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Margaret Alvarez and SpaceOnSpurgeon, An Urbane Gallery of Art Presents:
Mixed Media Artist David Limrite & Sculptor Louis Longi
Angels & Scarecrows: Harmoniously at Odds
September 6 – October 4, 2008
Artist Receptions:  Saturdays, September 6 and October 4, 6-9pm


SpaceOnSpurgeon, An Urbane Gallery of Art
210 N. Spurgeon Street, Santa Ana 92701
Contact:  JoAnne Artman
Telephone:  949-464-0105
E-mail, joanneartman@aol.com
Web site, http://www.spaceonspurgeon.com
Open by appointment; First Saturday of every month 6-9pm



Recognizable imagery takes hold as a vehicle for emotional expression... Haunting. . .unnerving. . .Solitary. . .expressive beauty. . . Androgynous. . .Celebration of the Human condition and the spiritual in its nature... Creative... at the same time destructive. . .Masculine & Powerful... all describe the new works presented by David Limrite.

Inspired by the images of Angels and Scarecrows. . .no Dorothy this is not the fantastical character from the Land of Oz. . .Limrite weaves his imagery to tell a narrative of its own making. . .




Special addition. . .new works will be presented by Sculptor Louis Longi!

Experience the powerful sculptural art of Louis Longi unleashed at SpaceOnSpurgeon! Longi captures the purity of the figurative form as it melts into soulful bronze magnificence. His works are shown in prestigious galleries and private collections around the country. His large-scale public sculptures can be viewed in Las Vegas, Laguna Beach, Los Angeles, and Ventura. Please join SpaceOnSpurgeon as we welcome this truly original talent!

Sneak Peek. . .Amanda Dunbar is coming!

Multiplicity: The many facets of Artist Amanda Dunbar

. . .a FLASH of BRILLIANT ENERGY sears across the canvas. . .

. . .Images COLLIDE in MAGNIFICENT COLOR. . .

. . .emotion and intellect IGNITE THE SENSES. . .

Welcome to the UNIQUE world of AMANDA DUNBAR!




SpaceOnSpurgeon invites you to meet Amanda Dunbar at a special reception on Sunday, November 9, from noon to 3pm.

You may have seen Amanda as a Person of the Week on ABC World News finger painting with kids. http://www.amandadunbar.com

You may have seen her art splashed across riffing guitars at the Grammy awards for the MusiCares Foundation for Artists.

Amanda Dunbar is all these multiple facets: artist—teacher—humanitarian.

Amanda's art is exhibited in galleries and private collections across the country.

Amanda explores an idea that penetrates the heart of her canvas and creates a positive force. She is fearless in her aesthetic attack as brush and paint and texture swirl into sensuality and eventuality.

SpaceonSpurgeon reveals Amanda's adventurous works from provocative, raven-dark Brazilian Ringlets cascading down a young girl’s sinewy, muscular shape to geometric abstractions that zap across the canvas in Contain Your Enthusiasm.

Sexy and powerful, embrace the richness of genuine Swarovski Austrian crystals embedded in Amanda’s rock n roll art guitars. Cognac Leopard will attack and release your wild roots!

Amanda's art is grounded in the person and the person is original in mind and spirit—endearing and enduring. . .come and join us and you will see and feel it, too. . .

SpaceOnSpurgeon is located at 210 N. Spurgeon Street off of First Street, and is open by appointment. Visit the first Saturday from 6-9 pm of any month to coincide with the Artists Village Open House. Street parking is available directly in front of the Gallery as well as the Artists 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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