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Our current gallery hours as of May 1, 2021 are:Thursdays–Fridays 12pm–7pmSaturdays 12pm –5pmFirst Fridays 5pm–9pm for ArtWalkSJ and by appointment for private viewings (via info@kaleidgallery.com)Free entry, social distancing and mask is required at all times. We all need a respite and replenishment in these challenging times. We continue to have two rotating solo exhibitions each month in our feature gallery area and the works of 60 resident artists on view and available for sale in the spacious gallery. You may also view and purchase the art work we post on our Facebook page and our Instagram feed. We accept all major credit cards and will ship anywhere around the world. Thank you for your continued support of these extraordinary artists and the gallery! KALEID Gallery320 S. 1st St.Downtown San JoseE: info@kaleidgallery.comT: 408-947-1785…

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“Helen: Queen of the Flies” by Julie Barrett _ August Feature Exhibit

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“Helen: Queen of the Flies” by Julie Barrett _ August Feature Exhibit

KALEID Gallery is proud to present: “Helen: Queen of the Flies”drawings and short film by resident artist Julie Barrett Opening Reception: First Friday August 6th 5pm–9pm. Artist will be in attendance.Part of the South FIRST FRIDAYS Art Walk SJ. Carl is in love with a girl named Helen.Others don’t approve of his desires.“She’s too pretty,” they say.“She’s too young,” they say.“She’s too dead,” they say.He is not deterred, he loves her. “Helen: Queen of the Flies” is Julie Barret’s new series of drawings and accompanying short film about an obsessive love. A love that brings despair upon oneself and despise from others. Julie’s drawings are her imagined depictions of true events of nearly a hundred years ago that drove a man beyond the edge of reason over a young woman. This account that Julie illustrates so delicately and hauntingly, is beyond a specific tale, it is a universal allegory for…

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“Leaves and Embers” by Bryson Bost _ August Feature Exhibit

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“Leaves and Embers” by Bryson Bost _ August Feature Exhibit

KALEID Gallery is proud to present: “Leaves and Embers” new paintings by resident artist Bryson Bost. Opening Reception: First Friday August 6th 5pm–9pm. Artist will be in attendance.Part of the South FIRST FRIDAYS Art Walk SJ.This new body of work presents 8 abstracts that travel through the spectrum of cools and warms. We begin with silvery blues to decadent reds. Nature is at the core, from a verdant field, to an engulfing storm. Creations designed to connect their viewers to a time before tech. About the Artist:Bryson received guidance at the Instituto Allende in Guanajuato, Mexico. He has collaborated with interior designers from Seattle to Scottsdale. Hospitality and gratitude are tethered to his creations. Fine art lovers appreciate the many details swirling about his one of a kind abstractions. His motto since the beginning has been: “always by hand, always original.”Exhibition Dates: August 6–28, 2021Gallery Hours:Thursdays–*Fridays 12pm–7pm,Saturdays 12pm–5pm*First Fridays 5pm–9pmFree…

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Indian Mythology Explored in Colors paintings by Minesh Kher _ June Feature Exhibit

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Indian Mythology Explored in Colors paintings by Minesh Kher _ June Feature Exhibit

Indian Mythology Explored in Colorspaintings by Minesh KherOpening reception: First Friday June 4th, 5pm–9pm.Free admission, all ages, mask required. Artist will be in attendance.Color and the juxtaposition of colors that our vision encounters; every moment plays an important role in how we celebrate life.My goal is to create a glimpse of the past using color as the coalescing force, be it the serene lit faces of a buddha, or a shiva, or through stories from Indian mythology to find joyfulness and meaning in that canvas.About the Artist:All my life, I was in awe of artists – engaging in their creations, deciphering their thought process with colors,  lines, and textures, and in the end celebrating them. I had no idea, 9 years back, that trying to gel with my younger daughter would allow me to find my life’s passion. My daughter was taking an art class and to spend some quality…

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