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Now on View: CAT Paintings by Agnes Bodor

AG Gallery is pleased to invite you to its current show by Agnes Bodor.
AG Gallery is now open everyday from 12 to 7PM. Please visit with a mask on and keep it on your face in the correct position at all times. It is required to stay 6ft away from each other, but you can of course get much closer to artwork!

Stay Safe and protect others, and enjoy art.
Agnes Bodor is a Seattle based painter who has been painting cats and landscapes in ink and watercolor for years. AG Gallery has been showing her cat paintings over 5 years, and we are pleased to showcase the entire collection AG Gallery currently holds from her. 
Each painting is playful and uniquely painted so that you can feel not only that her cats are lively, but you can feel the great joy of making art through her work. Many of her cat paintings are made from observation of her own cats that she lives with. As owners of her work say, they are all great pieces to decorate your wall where you see everyday. 

AG Gallery is currently working on uploading Bodor’s artwork to its online art gallery/store, meanwhile, please feel free to contact the gallery to inquire images of other work from her not in this newsletter, as well as inquiry for purchasing any cat paintings from Agnes Bodor.
Contact AG Gallery: natsumi@aboutglamour.net
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Yokai Neighbors Spot Light #1: Székely Beáta & Kamikiri

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Székely Beáta

Székely Beáta is known as ‘Birdy’ to her collectors, lives and works in Budapest, Hungary, where she earned her degree in painting, in the Hungarian University of Art in 2013. Beáta is a painter and a jeweller, and has had multiple exhibitions in Hungary, India, China, Finland, Italy and Romania and has works at private collectors world wide. She recently started to paint ‘little demon’ miniature paintings, whimsical household spirits, meant to be guardian mascots for your home. Beáta is often inspired by antique art and cultural traditions of supernatural creatures, as well as the lovable spirit of everyday objects and simple joys in life.

Artwork detail:
Title: “Kamikiri”
Medium: Oil on Canvas, Framed
Size: 4.4″ x 5.7″ (unframed)
Made year: 2020
Please contact natsumi@aboutglamour.net for inquiry for this piece.

About The Yokai “Kamikiri”
“This little yokai is called the Kamikiri, the hair cutter, a mischievous hair thief demon who appears out of nowhere and loves to snap off locks of people’s hair unexpectedly. I read somewhere that these creature sometimes cut the hair of young women before their wedding day, to prevent the marriage from happening! But don’t worry, they only do it, if the bride is about the marry a bad person!” -Székely Beáta

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ART IN BOXES 2019|Winter Group Exhibition

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Holiday Grouop Show|ART IN BOXES 2019

December 7, 2019 ~ January 31, 2020
Opening Reception: December 7 (Sat.) 6-8PM

AG Gallery is pleased to announce that the winter/holiday group exhibition “Art In Boxes 2019” (A.I.B.) is opening on December 7, 2019. A.I.B. is an annual group exhibition of 15 to 30 artists which each year our curator selects local and international artists for a concept of each work to be one of a kind unique art gifts. This year, we have wonderful artists joined from Japan, England, Canada, Thailand, Spain, and from USA artists from Portland, Washington D.C., as well as New York City.

Artworks includes: Sculptures, paintings, wearable paintings, drawings, prints, ceramics, pottery, and handmade jewelries and accessories. Artworks in this show are carefully selected so that visitors can find something new and different from the neighbor art scene based on our curator’s daily observation of galleries and art fairs in NYC.

This exhibition is unique that the buyer can bring back the artwork with them boxed or wrapped in a gift wrapping on site, without waiting for the ending of the show. More artwork will be added to she show.

Please join us for opening reception on Saturday, December 7, 6-8PM and meet some of the artists in this show.

AIB 2019 Participating Artists

Adam Velarde, Agnes Bodor, Fil OK, pinkpill design, Florent Poussineau, Miguel Pang, Miki Katagiri, Robbie Guertin, Kamonchanok Phon-ngam, Aaron Piland, Hanako Sakashita, Michiko Shimada, Frank Parga, Richard Vincent, BB&PP INC., Nathalie Goulet, Mamaru, APAK, Ken Brown, Maria Montiel, Victor Victor-John Villanueva, and more.

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AARON PILAND | STARDUST FOR BREAKFAST
November 9 (Sat.), 2019 ~ December 1 (Sun.), 2019

AG Gallery is pleased to present Aaron Piland with his new series work “Stardust for Breakfast”, the title of the exhibition. Please visit the exhibition at AG Gallery, the show is on view from November 9, 2019 until Sunday, December 1, 2019.

Aaron Piland is an artist and illustrator based in Portland Oregon, for the past 12 years he has been one half of a collaborative art project called APAK Studio with Ayumi Kajikawa. Now Aaron is starting his own solo project.

“Stardust for Breakfast” will be a series of prints and originals translating his thoughts and feelings into color and form, like an astronaut exploring the cosmos, he rides in a ship of the imagination exploring the mysterious inner dimensions of emptiness and form, visiting abstract landscapes that melt into the vastness of space on an epic search to bring back hidden treasures and ancient memories lost in the cosmic debris of time and space.

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AG Gallery Constraction Work & New Exhibition Announcement

The last exhibition “Contemporary Sapiens” by Florent Poussineau was extended until October 13, 2019 and successfully closed. We had many visitors over the last weekend. Thank you so much for all of you who visited the gallery for the exhibition.

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After this exhibition, AG Gallery will be temporary closed for construction/renovation work. We are expecting to reopen the door in late October or early November, with a solo exhibition of Aaron Piland. The opening date of the exhibition will be announced as soon as the construction work is done.

ABOUT ARTIST

Aaron Piland is a portland based artist and illustrator who blurs the line between mind and matter. For the past 12 years he has been one half of an art project called APAK Studio, a collaborative art project with Ayumi Kajikawa based in Portland Oregon. They create rich and colorful gouache/acrylic paintings on wood featuring the utopian lives and adventures of curious little beings living harmoniously in lush fantastic environments surrounded by friendly little animals. APAK Prints are also available at AG Gallery.

Now, Aaron Piland is starting his own solo project. “Stardust for Breakfast” will be a series of prints and originals translating his thoughts and feelings into color and form, like an astronaut exploring the cosmos, he rides in a ship of the imagination exploring the mysterious inner dimensions of emptiness and form, visiting abstract landscapes that melt into the vastness of space on an epic search to bring back hidden treasures and ancient memories lost in the cosmic debris of time and space.

Their paintings have been shown in galleries and museums in Hawaii, New York, LA, Seattle, Portland, Europe, Australia, Japan, San Francisco, and Portland.

 

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