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KALEID Gallery New Location Celebration

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KALEID Gallery New Location Celebration

We are so grateful to all of you who helped us make KALEID Gallery at 88 S. 4th St. a wonderful art community over the past 12 years. We truly appreciate the City of San José and the San Jose Downtown Association for their belief and support that enabled San Jose area artists to build a platform for exhibiting and selling their work in a professional setting from December 2006 through October 2019. Our 88 S. 4th Street location is now closed and we are moving into our NEW LOCATION at 320 S. 1st in the SoFA District thanks to the wonderful team at Urban Community. With their support and understanding of the value of the arts in aiming towards a truly vibrant and successful city, KALEID Gallery will continue to be a home for incredibly talented and dedicated artists with a physical space for collectors, local residents, tourists and…

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“Gateway by Glyph” by Laurus Myth Feature Exhibtion

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“Gateway by Glyph” by Laurus Myth Feature Exhibtion

KALEID Gallery is proud to present:Gateway by Glyph: a reprise of inner realmsnew work by resident artist Laurus MythAs architectural forms create a means of passage, an arch or entryway marked with glyphs deciphers what lies ahead. The challenges of introspection are alike my relationship with doors and windows. To see-through, to pass by, or to enter is a continuous practice of choice and at times, chance. My language is influenced by nature, technology, and intuition. I use this practice to decode my experience.Visible through diaphanous layers, circles intersect and repeat into a shape I refer to as the seed. Symbols and rituals are a part of human heritage. Like stories passed on, visual language is an extension of memory, an abstraction of experience, and a tool for communication.These paintings and sculptures are the result of my journey back into creation. Each piece is close to me in a way…

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“Cul-de-Sac” by Jonathan Crow Feature Exhibition

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“Cul-de-Sac” by Jonathan Crow Feature Exhibition

Golden State Drive by Jonathan Crow, Oil on canvas, 40″ x 30″, 2020. KALEID Gallery is proud to present a new series of paintings by resident artist Jonathan Crow.I use a muted palette to create oil paintings that recall the vibrancy and optimism of America during the Cold War, reframed to reflect the anxiety and uncertainty of this current era. I draw inspiration from vintage snapshots culled from the 1950s through to the 1980s and use them in a way that creates compositional tension between positive and negative space.I’m drawn to images that seem to be small parts of a larger narrative; images that raise more questions than they resolve. My paintings are fragments of mid-20th century suburban life where disaster seems to lurk just beyond the frame.About the Artist:Jonathan Crow creates images that combine symbols of American mid-century nostalgia, in particular the suburb, with today’s mood of anxiety and…

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“Espacio” by Force129 Feature Exhibition

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“Espacio” by Force129 Feature Exhibition

KALEID Gallery is proud to present a new body of work by resident artist Force129.Force129 has been very productive during shelter in place creating new paintings diverse in themes and sizes. Unique characters, cactus, beloved animals and roses are all created in his signature style with spray paint, acrylic and marker.KALEID is open for viewing this exhibit:Friday July 17th & Saturday July 18th from 5pm–9pmand Friday July 24th & Saturday July 25th from 5pm–9pm.Free admission.We will have strict safety protocols including low capacity, social distancing and masks required at all times in the gallery.KALEID gallery320 S. 1st St.downtown San Joseinfo@kaleidgallery.com…

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