Monday, July 12, 2010

Out From Under Ground


The Edgeware Gallery (http://www.edgewaregallery.com), located in San Diego's Kensington District, is featuring the works of over 35 San Diego street artists, live street art performances this Art Show has brought together street artists from the 1960s to the present for the first time in San Diego. The event is a fundraiser for the Autism Research Institute (http://www.autism.com).

Ernest M. Saenz - an artist known for challenging the status quo and an icon of the East Los Angeles graffiti movement of the early 60s will be presenting a live show at the event's opening. One of Saenz' murals has be declared a historical landmark in Pasadena, Ca (http://ww2.cityofpasadena.net/arts/walktour/Tour7.asp). Saenz was dubbed the Father of Chicano Minimalism by Gregg Stone, artist and curator of the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art. Stone has been featured in Low Rider Magazine for his works on the street life of La Coahuila, Tijuana's Red Light District (http://www.lowriderarte.com/featuredartists/lrap_0803_featured_artist_gregg_stone/index.html).

The opening date of the event is on July 24, 2010 from 5PM to 9PM at the Edgeware Gallery, 4186 Adams Ave. San Diego, 92116. Please call Mark Rimland at (619) 534-8120 for more information.

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