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Natural Conclusions by Julie Meridian

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Natural Conclusions by Julie Meridian

KALEID Galllery is proud to present: “Natural Conclusions” by Julie Meridian How does someone else see or respond to the same place? What is unique in each person’s perception and expression? How can we value an experience as it is presented and also be thoughtful about progressing beyond it? “Natural Conclusions” is a show of unexpected collaboration and second chances. Each painting was originally sourced from a local thrift store or flea market. Julie Meridian has chosen a portion of each to “complete” in her style, creating a study of contrasts in expressive power. Julie Meridian is a San José artist blending quiet realism with impressionist details to convey layers of meaning that reward a closer view. Through her paintings and illustrations she invokes the essence of people, places, and intangible presence. Artist Reception: March 2nd, 7pm–11pm Exhibition dates: March 2– March 30, 2018 part of the South FIRST FRIDAYS …

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Ethereal Sea by Jeff Bramschreiber

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Ethereal Sea by Jeff Bramschreiber

KALEID Gallery is proud to present: “Ethereal Sea” by Jeff Bramschreiber The idea for this series of paintings came to me early last year. I love the sea, and many of my “Two Buck Tuesday” (at KALEID) creations are related to the ocean in one way or another. Last year I was visiting Pajaro Dunes in Monterey a favorite place for recharging the gray cells, relaxing and getting re-focused and inspired. This visit though something was off; for the first time instead of a sense of calm and healing it felt like the coast needed my energy somehow. It really startled me, and then I started realizing that those exciting one on one encounters with wildlife at and in the sea were becoming far less frequent, that everyday a little more was lost. I got the idea that if I could capture those encounters using color in a way that…

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Pintura Fresca by  Fernando “Force129” Amaro Jr.

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Pintura Fresca by  Fernando “Force129” Amaro Jr.

Pintura Fresca a new series of portraits by  Fernando "Force129" Amaro Jr. Mixed media character studies inspired from a mural I painted (in the SOFA District) of figments of my imagination that included the people and their pets from the neighborhood. Force129 is an artist & designer currently working & living in San Jose, CA.

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