Monthly Archives: January 2010

Sandi Billingsley, Mark Damrel Feature Exhibits at KALEID

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Sandi Billingsley, Mark Damrel Feature Exhibits at KALEID

KALEID Gallery presents featured exhibitions by Sandi Billingsley and Mark Damrel for the month of February. art by Sandi Bi  llingsley Transfiguration is a collection of three dimensional art is an expression of Sandi Billingsley‘s faith that “we humans can live in luxury while being environmentally responsible.” Transfiguration is essentially the art of changing the properties of an object. In this case it refers to the changing of garbage into art.     This series is made entirely from rescued materials. The core is made of Styrofoam collected from shipping packages, friends and  dumpsters.  Sandi then applies a combination of old paint clothes, junk mail, phone books — basically anything with natural fibers headed for the trash. Dipping these flexible materials in non-toxic glue gives them strength to hold interesting shapes. Finally, the piece is finished with “Aqua Brand” textures and paint which are non-toxic.  The result is an environmentally friendly…

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TWO BUCK Tuesday January 19th

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TWO BUCK Tuesday January 19th

This edition of TWO BUCK TUESDAY is curated by Lacey Bryant. January 19th 6-10 pm Free admission Featuring our Quirky Speaker Series: Drew Clark: A charismatic artist who will expound upon the finer points of dressing with panache and how it’s totally worth the discomfort involved. Brian Gundy: The owner of For Goodness Snakes will discuss how his passion for animals helped to build his business. Brian has been a local professional snake breeder for over 20 years. His love for people and education now finds him sharing his cold blooded friends at schools, birthday parties and company events. Gary Parker: After over 40 years of experience, Gary will teach us the merit of being a stupid photographer-that is, not playing by the rules and still getting great shots! Also Featuring: A Grand and Unusual Puppet show by Dax Dax’s show is original songs on accordion and wine glasses in…

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Gutter Glamour Exhibition at KALEID Gallery Jan. 8th

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Gutter Glamour Exhibition at KALEID Gallery Jan. 8th

Gutter Glamour will explore our receptive and rejective notions of fashion and the media, together with the urban subculture which mirrors it. Multi-disciplinary artists from both national and international shores have come together to present an alternate rendition of the dictative standards of style set forth by the media. Opening night will cross platform fine art, electro, cosmetology, and fashion photography in a beautiful disaster. Opening Reception: Friday, January 8th, 7pm-9pmfree and open to the public Exhibit on view through January 28, 2010 KALEID Gallery88 South Fourth Street (btwn Santa Clara & San Fernando streets)San Jose(408) 947-1785www.kaleidgallery.com…

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