Saturday, January 10, 2009

Christian Schiess Curates Illuminated Sculpture @ the Bedford Gallery

lluminated Sculpture
Bedford Gallery in the Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, CA

January 11 through February 22nd
Opening Reception: January 11th 3-5 PM

This innovative exhibition of luminous work is guest curated by The Crucible’s Christian Schiess, Chair of the Neon & Light Department Schiess is an award winning artist, author of “The Light Artist Anthology,” and instructor.

The exhibit showcases sculptures by over twenty Crucible artists using a variety of illumination techniques, including gases, incandescent light and emerging mediums like laser, plasma, fiber optics and light-emitting diodes (LED). Bedford Gallery Curator Carrie Lederer says, “Engineered and constructed by masters of the medium, the artworks are captivating, mysterious, and enchanting. This exhibition is sure to bring delight and intrigue to our visiting community—both young and old.”

Plan to join us at the Opening Reception: Sunday, Jan 11, 3:00-5:00 pm. Meet this innovative group of light artists, enjoy wine and hors d'oeuvres provided by the Bedford Gallery Guild. Free for LCA members, Friends of the Bedford.

General admission $5.

I'm dying to see this exhibit.