Monday, September 5, 2011

"Seedlings" exhibit - Show runs through October 5th.






Please join us Saturday, September 10th from 7-10p for "Seedlings," an exhibit of new artists, and newish artists, to Cactus Gallery. The seven artists in this show have highly individualistic approaches to their art and represent specific points of view reflective of their cultural experience.

Mixed media; collage of digital prints and acrylic works by Jon Measures
Small scale steel sculptures by Shane Reilly
Handcrafted dolls by Rasa Jadzeviciene
Acrylic paintings on canvas by Lena Sayadian
Kaiju (Strange Beast) drawings by Daisuke Okamoto
Acrylic paintings by Tom Oliver
Sculpture by Gordon Fales

Come out and support local artists and small business. In conjunction with Northeast Los Angeles (NELA) Second Saturday Gallery Night. For map/info: http://www.nelaart.com/

Show runs September 10 - October 5, 2011.


If you see a piece you would like to purchase or simply have a question regarding any of the works, please contact Sandra Mastroianni @ semastroianni70@yahoo.com or 323.256.6117.

Support a LIVING artist! Layaway is available on all art purchases; we offer you two-to-three months to pay off your piece.





Jon Measures
Making Art Since 1965
I produce urban landscapes inspired by the unique cityscapes of Los Angeles and in particular the East side and downtown areas. I’m fascinated by the intersection of painting, photography and digital media as well as between abstraction and representation.
I grew up in a small town in the North of England and ever since I arrived in the city of LA I have been captivated by the unique architecture and eclectic culture, the city is a collage, which is in keeping with my working process of digital and traditional collage combined with painting. My work is above all else a recognition and celebration of beauty unrecognized, in the unglamorous and gritty side of a city sometimes referred to as tinsel town and famous for glamour and celebrity.




"Gritty Grandeur" - Jon Measures - Mixed media collage of digital prints and acrylic on wood panel - 17.25" x 17.25" - SOLD


"Casa" - Jon Measures - Mixed media collage of digital prints and acrylic on wood panel - SOLD



"Walking The Dog Echo Park" - Jon Measures - Mixed media; collage of digital prints and acrylic - 8" x 10" - AVAILABLE



"Corner of Sloat and Boulder" - Jon Measures - Mixed Media - 17" x 7" - AVAILABLE


"A Little Slice of Heaven" - Jon Measures - Mixed Media - 8.5" x 10.5" - AVAILABLE



"The Date" - Jon Measures - Mixed Media - 8" x 10" - AVAILABLE


The Streets of San Francisco - Jon Measures - Mixed media - 11" x 17" - SOLD


"Boyle Heights is Beautiful" - Jon Measures - Mixed media on wood - 17.25" x 23.75" - SOLD


"Summer Evening" - Jon Measures - Mixed Media on wood - 8" x 10" - SOLD



"Fragments of Glimpses" - Jon Measures - Mixed Media - 8" x 10" - SOLD


"Los Tires" - Jon Measures - Mixed Media on wood - 17.75" x 13.75" - AVAILABLE



Monoliths by Shane Reilly

Monoliths are a series of small scale, steel monuments whose large organic structures attempt to depict excessive mass and weight while resting in the palm of ones hand.



Monolith #3 - Shane Reilly - Steel - AVAILABLE





Monolith #13 - Shane Reilly - Steel - AVAILABLE




Monolith #6 - Shane Reilly - Steel - AVAILABLE



Monolith #11 - Shane Reilly - Steel - AVAILABLE



Monolith #15 - Shane Reilly - Steel - AVAILABLE




Tom Oliver

Tom Oliver is drawn to architectural landscapes that represent fine examples of their eras. These structures show a past in a world that craves new buildings without a past. They are optimistic memories of electric skies and undulating perspective, in spite of the pessimistic world where we exist.

Tom's paintings tell stories that showcase ideal aspects of a place and edit elements that do not serve the story. If he produces an accurate painting, he feels he has said nothing. he paints toward the moment when he reaches an emotional boundary and his narrative appears.



"Cross Street" - Tom Oliver - Acrylics on canvas - 12" x 24" - AVAILABLE



"The Mayan" - Tom Oliver - Acrylics on canvas - 11" x 14" - AVAILABLE



"Shoelaces" - Tom Oliver - Acrylics on canvas - 12" x 24" - AVAILABLE



"Wilshire and Western" - Tom Oliver - Acrylics on canvas - 10" x 20" - SOLD




"Delivery" - Tom Oliver - Acrylics on canvas - 10" x 20" - AVAILABLE




"Cactus Gallery" - Tom Oliver - Acrylics on canvas - 12" x 16" - SOLD




"Casa Bianca" - Tom Oliver - Acrylics on canvas - 12" x 16" - AVAILABLE




"Galco's" - Tom Oliver - Acrylics on canvas - 12" x 16" - AVAILABLE





"Vogue" - Tom Oliver - Acrylics on canvas - 11" x 14" - AVAILABLE





Lena Sayadian


Lena Sayadian creates symbolic images of creatures. She uses her work to express and represent emotions, power, submission, conflicts, religion, and relationships. Often, animals and other natural symbols are used to create a narrative about the hypocrisy and challenges of human society. These creatures represent the raw responses, animalistic behaviors and emotions that are common to all human beings.



"Alluvion" - Lena Sayadian - Acrylics on canvas - 8"x 8" - AVAILABLE




"Roots" - Lena Sayadian - Acrylics on canvas - 8"x 10" - SOLD



"Revenge" - Lena Sayadian - Acrylics on canvas - 12" x 14" - AVAILABLE




"Electric" - Lena Sayadian - Acrylics on canvas - 11" x 14" -SOLD





"Capture" - Lena Sayadian - Acrylics on canvas - 11' x 14" - AVAILABLE




"Need to Be Free" - Lena Sayadian - Acrylics on canvas - 11" x 14" - AVAILABLE




"Snail" - Lena Sayadian - Acrylics on canvas - 5" x 5" - AVAILABLE




"Frog" - Lena Sayadian - Acrylics on canvas - 5" x 5" - AVAILABLE





"Butterfly" - Lena Sayadian - Acrylics on canvas - 5" x 5" - AVAILABLE




"Chameleon" - Lena Sayadian - Acrylics on canvas - 5" x 5" - AVAILABLE



Gordon Fales

Gordon's characters are made of objects found while hiking in the mountains, walking through his neighborhood, or given to him by friendly gardeners. He is inspired by nature, of course - but also science fiction, and macro photography of spores, insects, and fungi.

He is developing a story for these characters and their world.


"Hurdler" - Gordon Fales - Mixed media - AVAILABLE



"The Noble" - Gordon Fales - Mixed media - AVAILABLE




"Nest" - Gordon Fales - Mixed media - AVAILABLE



"Watchman" - Gordon Fales - Mixed media - AVAILABLE


"Forager I" - Gordon Fales - Mixed media - AVAILABLE

"Duke II" - Gordon Fales - Mixed media - AVAILABLE


"Lair Scene I" - Gordon Fales - Photograph - AVAILABLE (in 5"x7" or 8"x10")



Klimt Inspired Handcrafted Dolls by Rasa Jadzeviciene



"Ode to Joy" - Rasa Jadzeviciene - Mixed media - SOLD




"A Kiss for the Whole World I" - Rasa Jadzeviciene - Mixed media - AVAILABLE




"A Kiss for the Whole World II" - Rasa Jadzeviciene - Mixed media - AVAILABLE




"Water Sprite I" - Rasa Jadzeviciene - Mixed media - AVAILABLE


"Water Sprite II" - Rasa Jadzeviciene - Mixed media - AVAILABLE



"Hope" - Rasa Jadzeviciene - Mixed media - SOLD




Kaiju Series by Daisuke Okamoto. Kaiju is a Japanese word that means "strange beast."



"Gamera" - Daisuke Okamoto - 14" x 17" (16" x 20" Framed) - AVAILABLE



"King Ghidorah" - Daisuke Okamoto - 14" x 17" (16" x 20" Framed) - AVAILABLE


"Godzilla" - Daisuke Okamoto - 14" x 17" (16" x 20" Framed) - SOLD




"King Ghidorah" - Daisuke Okamoto - 14" x 17" (16" x 20" Framed) - AVAILABLE


"Mothra" - Daisuke Okamoto - 14" x 17" (16" x 20" Framed) - SOLD

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