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Luis De Jesus Los Angeles
2685 S La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90034 | T 310 838 6000

Group Show

Apr 09 - May 15, 2010

artist list

Miyoshi Barosh

Lael Corbin

Chris Engman

Tara Giannini

Steve Gibson

Nava Lubelski

Gail Roberts

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press release


PRESS RELEASE

GALLERY TWO:
Group Show featuring Miyoshi Barosh, Chris Engman, Tara Giannini, Steve Gibson, Nava Lubelski, and Gail Roberts.

APRIL 10 – MAY 15, 2010
Opening Reception: Friday, April 9, 6–9 PM

Luis De Jesus Los Angeles is very pleased to present a group show in Gallery Two featuring paintings, photographs, and mixed–media works By Miyoshi Barosh, Chris Engman, Tara Giannini, Steve Gibson, Nava Lubelski, and Gail Roberts. The exhibition will be on view at our new location in Bergamot Station from April 10 through May 15, 2010. An artist’s reception will be held on Friday, April 9th, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

MIYOSHI BAROSH is currently the first artist–in–residence at San Diego’s New Children’s Museum where she is exhibiting a monumental interactive installation. She will be having her second solo exhibition with Luis De Jesus in 2011. She is a graduate of California Institute of Arts (MFA) and Rhode Island School of Design (BFA). She lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

CHRIS ENGMAN received his BFA in photography from the University of Washington in 2003. He has exhibited at The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Photographic Center Northwest, CMA Gallery, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, and Greg Kucera Gallery (where he will have his third solo exhibition next fall), and is a member of Seattle’s SOIL artists’ cooperative. His photographs are included in the collections of The Henry Art Gallery, Houston Fine Arts Museum, Microsoft Collection, and Sir Elton John Collection. Chris lives in Seattle and makes his work in his “giant outdoor studio” of Eastern Washington.

TARA GIANNINI is a graduate of Hunter College, New York (MFA, 2005) and the Cleveland Institute of Art, OH (BFA). She has had solo exhibitions at Jack the Pelican, NY, and the Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art, and has been featured in numerous group exhibitions, including at Acuna–Hansen Gallery, Los Angeles, Heather Marx Gallery, San Francisco, Torpedo Center for Contemporary Art, Alexandria, VA, and Creative Time Salon Show, New York, among many others. Tara lives and works in San Diego, CA, where she is an Adjunct Professor at Southwestern College.

STEVE GIBSON is a graduate of The School of The Art Institute of Chicago (MFA) and San Diego State University (BFA). An award–winning master printmaker with over 30 years experience, his colorful encaustic paintings, prints, and works on paper have been included in many prestigious exhibitions and venues worldwide, most recently at Luis De Jesus Seminal Projects, San Diego, and Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA. This coming summer he will take part in Sensory Overload at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., and Here Not There, at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. Steve will have his first solo exhibition at Luis De Jesus Los Angeles in 2011.

NAVA LUBELSKI studied at Wesleyan University (BA, Russian Language, Literature and History) and most recently was featured in SLASH: Paper Under the Knife, at the Museum of Arts & Design, New York. She is represented by LMAK Projects, New York, and has exhibited widely throughout the US and Europe, including the CUE Art Foundation and the Queens Museum of Art, New York; Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC; Gustavsbergs Konsthall, Gustavsberg, Sweden; and Kunstraum Richard Sorge, Berlin, Germany. Nava lives and works in New York City.

GAIL ROBERTS earned her BFA and MA from the University of New Mexico and is the recipient of the 2010–2011 San Diego Art Prize in the Established Artist category. Her work has been exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; California Center for the Arts Museum, Escondido, CA; Riverside Art Museum; Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery; Musee Rochefort–en–terre, Brittany, France; and Museo Nacional, San Jose, Costa Rica, among many others. She will have her second solo show with Luis De Jesus in 2011. Gail lives and works in San Diego, CA, and teaches at San Diego State University.