Monthly Archives: May 2007

FIRST FRIDAY JUNE 1st

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FIRST FRIDAY JUNE 1st

First Friday June 1st Featured Artists’ Reception 7-9pm: Draw Breath watercolor portraits of family and friends by Megan Diddie; also featured the San Jose State University Photographers’ Guild, this group exhibition highlights members’ work that will appear in their annual photography journal LightLeak. Live Music: Jazzsnob – an audio experience of lush ambient grooves kicking dank, soulful rhythms and turntable tricknology.…

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First Friday June 1 Featured Exhibits

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Megan Diddie Draw Breath These portraits are of good friends, acquaintances, and family. I’ve spent a significant time with most of these people and drew them while I was talking to them, while they were sleeping, in the park, at their work, in their homes, while they were drunk, and while they were visiting me. I love each and every one of them and they have their stories to tell and I have my stories to tell about them. The outline for the process of creating these portraits has been loose and unpredictable. I draw from life and I use all the lines that I put down on the paper. Portraiture, for me, is one of the most intimate ways to experience the people in my life. San Jose State University Photo Guild…

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KALEID in the NY Times!

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KALEID in the NY Times!

A man walks by the Kaleid Gallery in San Jose, Calif., March 22, 2007. “In a city that nurtures its art institutions, an underground art scene has also taken shape. Vacant buildings, which still blemish many downtown blocks, have been transformed into temporary exhibit space for local painters and sculptors, attractive place-holders until permanent tenants arrive.” (Peter DaSilva/The New York Times)…

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First Friday, May 4th – Featured Exhibits

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Featured Artists’ Reception: Abstract Peripheral Renovations paintings by Martin Steiner; screenprints by Manny Silva. Live music by RS2 Solid Sound, a rock, soul, roots quartet & deservers, art-ing since 2006! KALEID gallery (7-9pm) 88 South Fourth Street (at San Fernando) free and open to the public…

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