Introducing “Survey Select,” a contemporary art exhibition celebrating 65 internationally renowned artists. “Survey Select” elevates the narrative tradition of storytelling with original art works, critical writings, workshops, films and community events. Through a unified presentation of painting, drawing, collage and sculpture the public can experience a 8 week museum show for free six days a week from July 15 through September 15 at the Wonder Bread Factory in downtown San Diego.
The “Survey Select” exhibition, events and workshops will take place at the Wonder Bread Factory in downtown San Diego at 171 – 14th Street. The exhibition will open to the public Tuesday through Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM unless posted. Exhibition space will feature recycled and found materials by Bells & Whistles, SD.
“Survey Select” features a diverse group of 65 cultural instigators not afraid to articulate the complexities of life through their personal, thought-provoking, narrative style. This diverse group of selected artists, Hugo Crosthwaite, Irene Hardwicke Oliveri (image above),Brendan Danielsson (image below), Marshall Arisman represent an emerging community of fine art painters from Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Korea, Japan, Mexico, Spain, Sweden and the United States, ranging in ages 18 to 75.
Weekly Events (over 8 weeks)
Special events will be offered to the community each week including: workshops, presentations, film screenings, musical performances and artist receptions to inspire open dialogue, critical thinking and hands-on experiences. The Kiwanis Club of San Diego and Mark Murphy will be rewarding 35-50 students, ages 12-18, a $300 dollar scholarship to attend art enrichment classes over 8 weeks. For more information please refer to special posted times in the event section.
Mark Murphy Curator
Survey Select” is curated by Mark Murphy, a San Diego based film director, author, publisher, designer and Founder of The Museum of Narrative Arts -actively archives world-class artists. Murphy believes, “This exposition will break away from conceived notions and misnamed labels and elevate a diverse group of artists dedicated to their passionate vocation.” Over the past 20 years, Murphy has educated, exhibited and published emerging artists who celebrate the narrative arts. Since 1991, Murphy Design and Murphy Fine Art Publishing collaborates with fine artists (Mark Ryden, the Clayton Brothers), musical icons (Brandon Boyd, Green Day) and works with many corporations (Adidas, American Express). Murphy has published 28 fine art books for leading contemporaries and has collaborated with hundreds of artists. Murphy has an eye for detail and is dedicated to promoting, archiving and celebrating today’s contemporary artists.
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Aug 12, 2010