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Sean Free Alcala: Under the Surface

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Friday, 7 January 2022 to Friday, 25 February 2022

This exhibit celebrates the exquisite glass sculpture of Sean Alcala, the winner of the Pence Gallery Emerging Artist Award for 2021. Alcala connects his medium of glass to water, using art to critique and question our role in conserving this vital element in our ecosystem. His kiln-formed sculptures evoke a sense of captured time and movement, through his careful control of layered colors, textures, and shapes. Playing with the ability of glass to reflect or absorb light, the artist alters the glass to play with its transparence and opacity. As he writes, “I invite my viewers to look beyond texture and form, to explore the internal space…to discover what exists under the surface.” In this regard, he connects our visual journey to our environmental plight, offering us a chance to rethink our relationship with the natural world. 

 

This exhibit is sponsored by James R. & Suzette M. Smith as part of the Pence Emerging Artist Award.

 

Exhibit dates: January 7-February 25, 2022

Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 11:30 AM - 5 PM (closed Mondays)

Opening reception: Friday, January 14, 6-9 PM | Free admission

Artist talk: Saturday, January 15, 1-2 PM | Free admission, suggested donation $10

 

Under Yolo County mandate, all individuals are required to wear a face covering in indoor public spaces, regardless of vaccination status. Thank you for masking up, practicing social distancing, and helping keep our community safe!

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5307583370
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212 D Street, Davis, CA 95616

Pence Gallery , Davis

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