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September 2010 Blog Posts (21)

In Memory of Tyler Clementi



Privacy


to be me

to be secret

reclusive

alone in my thoughts

in my…
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Added by Art Zocalo on September 30, 2010 at 2:58pm — 1 Comment

The Pink Show Art Exhibition October 7th ARTHOP at Sorensen's Gallery is proud to present one of "the hottest" local bands, The Stepsons!

The Pink Show Art Exhibit will be open on October 7th from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. You will hear the delightful Blues style performances from THE STEPSONS! These guys are awesome. You will not want to miss this years show!

We have beautiful PINK art from local artists, wine and PINK cake too. The HOOTER GIRLS will again be on site to help us sell the tickets for a PINK BIKE drawing and of course, you will have the…

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Added by SIN on September 28, 2010 at 10:00pm — 6 Comments

In Loving Memory of Mary Lozano...

Mary and Carlos

Mary Lozano was co-founder of The Pink Show.

She passed away from complications of

breast cancer on September 24, 2010.

Mary survived her cancer twice

and fought very hard, not just for…

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Added by SIN on September 25, 2010 at 9:00pm — 7 Comments

Like A Rabid Dog Waiting For You Outside Your Front Door

Shock Art!! The World Of Tracy Emin

Shock art. Shocking. Absurd. Perverse. Yet it exists and it is a reflection of all of our internal turmoil—the internal world, the subconscious dream world, the very real world of war, plagues, crime. What is art but life replicated or…

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Added by Maya on September 24, 2010 at 1:05pm — 2 Comments

Non-Verbal Communication Old World Style

We are hosting our monthly Drum Circle

this Thursday 6:30 pm September 30th

@ Love Song 263 N. Cedar 1/2 mile s of 180 & Cedar Exit



You may bring your own percussion instrument or use one of ours! …





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Added by Art Zocalo on September 24, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments

Falls Display



Full moon glory


Crisp nippy night

Jupiter shinning

Autumn's diminished light



World prepares a welcome… Continue

Added by Art Zocalo on September 23, 2010 at 6:37am — No Comments

Hello

I've not been too active on this site (sad to say). However, I'm making it a point to do so now. I have lots going on. At the same time, I always enjoy learning what everyone else is doing. Also, I love to support the Fresno art movement.


I'll start by saying that next week I leave back to New York City. I'm continuing my education in drawing at the Art Students League. I'll have two 4-hour classes, Mon-Fri, during the month of October. In both classes I'll work with nude…
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Added by Marcos on September 21, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Michael Borremans (amazing painter)

The visual imagery of my work Self Portrait as Mamita Carmen was inspired by this amazing artist. He is a painter from Belgium and his works are mostly figurative but have a bit of a surrealist quality about them. I wish I could explain it through words, but it's kinda hard to describe his style. His subjects in his works almost defy gravity. He kinda makes his own reality and shows his perceptions and imaginations through his paintings. Here's a link to a website that features his…

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Added by Erica Rodriguez on September 17, 2010 at 9:49am — No Comments

Rent Art?

Art Consignment. Or Art "Rentals"? Same thing? Different? Anyone know how that works, what the general agreements are, how one charges for that, how it works, yada yada? I would appreciate any info or tips. You can reply here, or send me a message.

I need to get many of my larger reverse glass pieces hung in a longer term home for a couple months and was hoping something like that would work out.

Appreciate picking your brains! Thank you!

Added by Christina R Martinez on September 16, 2010 at 10:28pm — 6 Comments

North Pointe Arthop

STRANDS ART-HOP THIS THURSDAY WILL BE FEATURING 8 DIFFERENT ARTISTS AND MUSIC ON THE PATIO AT SAMBA'S .COME OUT AND MEET SOME OF THE BEST ARTISTS IN THE VALLEY .COMPLEMENTARY DRINK BY SAMBA'S HORD'OEUVRE'S FROM,BY THE SEA .TIME 5.30 TO 8.00 .

Added by Donald Goodman on September 13, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

The Pink Show art show at Sorensen's Gallery is almost here!!!!!

It is almost time for The Pink Show art exhibit at Sorensen's! Hope to see you all there, we will have a PINK BIKE up for a drawing, PINK CAKE and CUPCAKES and PINK CHAMPAGNE, all to celebrate our 5th ANNIVERSAY of ART at Sorensens!!! Come and join the fun and see who wins the CHRIS SORENSEN'S PINK CHOICE AWARD and the Vote on the PINK PEOPLE CHOICE AWARD.

Artists submit your work on October 2nd from 12 to 3 p.m. at Sorensen's Studio.…

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Added by SIN on September 11, 2010 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

An Outsider's Look At Jean-Michel Basquiat

To many, Jean Michel Basquiat is a mystery; his art, his persona, his cryptic messages he tagged all over NYC. To anyone unversed in art

history, his paintings come across as either child-like or genius. As one

artist put it in the movie, “Modern Art A Complete History”, to be a genius is

to be a child all over again, whenever you need to be one. Jean Michel was

certainly a prodigy, by the age of twenty-seven, upon his death, he had left

the world…

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Added by Maya on September 9, 2010 at 10:40am — 2 Comments

Poster Painting My Life Away

To the serious artist I am a joke. No serious artist works with poster paint, what am I, five years old?

But before I justify working with this medium, a little history.

I started drawing in college, at Fresno City College. I loved the sensation of charcoal and nupastel under my thumb. I got accustomed to the way gliding my finger across the page created a softening in tone. It was almost watery at the edges yet the charcoal could be laid on heavily to create a uniform and dark…

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Added by Maya on September 8, 2010 at 3:26pm — 2 Comments

it's always January

the dust blows across the dirt…

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Added by Sara Hoskinson on September 8, 2010 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

My San Francisco Zine Fest Adventure Weekend

My buddy M, a fellow zine writer, and I spent the weekend in SF doing all sorts of awesome zine related things, like hitting up the SF Zine Fest, sitting for a reading at Needles and Pens and thrift store shopping.

You can read all about our adventure at my official…

Added by Silvia on September 7, 2010 at 2:43pm — No Comments

A time to see art...a time to buy art...Art Hop!

Art Hop is a great evening to get around to see and buy art. It is too bad that many do not take advantage of the opportunity to purchase the art. Not just because I operate a local gallery, but in support of the artists we all enjoy seeing, we need to promote the purchase of art.



I enjoy a fun free evening...and I have often commented to people being "free" is a good reason to art hop, but let's face it,… Continue

Added by Studio 74 on September 4, 2010 at 4:58pm — 1 Comment

The Pink Show ARTHOP in OCTOBER

October fourth through October twenty-third The Pink Show will be featuring a beautiful display of PINK art and portraits of breast cancer survivors in the Gallery of Chris Sorensen, located at 2223 South VanNess Ave in downtown Fresno.
There will be an evening reception on October seventh from 5:00 to 9:00. This is open to the public. We will be celebrating our fifth anniversary of displayed…
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Added by SIN on September 4, 2010 at 4:52pm — No Comments

Introducing the New Chairman Of the Board

Chosen by unanimous vote introducing
Fresno's Chairman Of the Art Board:


Mr. Cool himself ... Vincent Baby




Added by Art Zocalo on September 3, 2010 at 3:11pm — 1 Comment

2010 Nudes in November @ Sorensen Studio Gallery

8th Annual Nudes in November 2010 At Chris Sorensen Studio

Multi artist all media exhibition

This is a juried exhibition and the guidelines are as follows



Opens November 1st and runs through November 26th

Gallery hours Monday -Friday 9am-4pm

Saturday 9am-12pm

Reception Arthop Thursday November 4th 5pm- 9pm



At check in you will fill out an entry form, be prepared to provide:

Artists name, address, email and phone number

Artwork with contact info on… Continue

Added by Michael T. Murphy on September 2, 2010 at 8:12am — 1 Comment

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