Monthly Archives: March 2009

HOAXMONSTERS at KALEID Gallery April 2009

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HOAXMONSTERS at KALEID Gallery April 2009

KALEID Gallery presents HOAXMONSTER: an investigation into hoaxes, myths, monsters, and mystery by Kate Stewart and Trina Merry Why do some people believe hoaxes, even after they’ve been debunked? Why do stories of monsters persist for centuries? By turns playful, grotesque, glib and profound, Trina Merry and Kate Stewart use paint, ink, and things they found at the scene to explore the anatomy of a hoax and why we love to be lied to. Artists’ Reception: First Friday, April 3rd, 7pm-9pm This event is part of the South FIRST FRIDAYS artwalk. Free and open to the public. Live music by: The Complications (7:30pm), Eric Ostrom (8:30pm) KALEID Gallery 88 South Fourth Street downtown San Jose 408-947-1785 Gallery Hours: Tuesday thru Friday, Noon – 7pm Saturday Noon – 5pm First Fridays til 9pm…

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TWO BUCK TUESDAYS – thank you!

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TWO BUCK TUESDAYS – thank you!

KALEID Gallery and the Two Buck Tues Crew would like to thank all the participants below and all of you that came out to enjoy it! See you next time, April 21st! Featured Speakers: Residing in California, Armo Movessian‘s work is a collaboration of typographic elements and exploration with graffiti structure and form. By looking at graffiti and typography, by studying their visual commonalities as lettering, much can be discovered and revealed. Ben Henderson has been active in San Jose music and art for almost as long as he’s been alive. Although best known for his musical projects, including Delta Activity, Good Hustle, and his eponymous solo project, Ben also works as graphic designer for the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters. His recent work on the Registrar of Voters’ mascot can be seen on mailers, billboards, and buses all over the county. Christian Rotsko is head roaster at Barefoot…

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Flores, Kille First Friday March 6th at KALEID

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Flores, Kille First Friday March 6th at KALEID

KALEID Gallery is pleased to present two featured exhbitions by Eddie Flores and Jeremiah Kille for the month of March. Artists’ Reception First Friday March 6th, 7-9pm This event is part of the South FIRST FRIDAYS artwalk. Free and open to the public Suicide Noir: The Reduction of Eddie Flores an art exhibit in the medium of photography, illustration, and graphic design. It explores the human notion of love, in the context of self-reduction and negation, to arrive at a deeper and more meaningful place of light and possibility. About the artist: Eddie Flores comes to us from the Marianas Islands (Deep Pacific), with a background in illustration, painting, photography, digital media and spontaneous travel. His inspiration is derived from all things natural: including his relationship with the ocean, Eastern and Western philosophy, cheesy UFO abduction stories, street and bourgeoisie culture, lollipops, Courvoisier cognac, hopscotch, scotch, and long walks on…

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