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Opening Receptions: 70.70.70. Israeli Artists in Santa Barbara

  • Jewish Federation Gallery 524 Chapala Street Santa Barbara, CA, 93101 United States (map)

Opening Receptions and Exhibitions: 70.70.70. Israeli Artists in Santa Barbara

Ariela Plotkin, The First Born, 2013

Ariela Plotkin, The First Born, 2013

WHEN: Sunday, March 4th (Reception 1-3pm) - May 8th
WHERE: Art@theJCC, Bronfman Family Jewish Community Center, 524 Chapala Street WHAT: Multiple works of art by numerous Israeli artists

WHEN: Friday, March 16th (Reception 5-8pm) - May 13th
WHERE: GraySpace Gallery, 219 Gray Avenue
WHAT: Three Israeli artists, plus local artist Margaret Singer

WHEN: Thursday, May 3rd (1st Artist Reception 5-8pm, 2nd Artist Reception May, 20th 2-4PM.) - May 26th
WHERE: SBCAST, two Israeli artists
WHAT: Multiple Video artists' projections

70.70.70. is a three-galleries exhibition of the works of Contemporary Israeli Artists, celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the State of Israel. Each gallery will have a selection of Israeli artists, curated by Sagi Rafael of Tel Aviv and Los Angeles, and Lynn M. Holley, of Santa Barbara. It is sponsored by the Squire Foundation.

Liav Mizrahi, Untitled 3 (After Nahum Gutman), 2017, watercolor and drawing on paper, 29x21 cm

Liav Mizrahi, Untitled 3 (After Nahum Gutman), 2017, watercolor and drawing on paper, 29x21 cm

During the course of this multi-venue exhibition, lectures and artists talks will take place by various experts including, but not limited to, Israeli curator Sagi Refael. Dates, time and venues to be announced.

70.70.70 aims to expose the fascinating, innovative and less known scope of current artistic creations by Israeli artists. The exhibitions are initiated and curated by Sagi Refael, an Israeli art historian, author, curator and owner of Israeli Art in Los Angeles, and by  Lynn M. Holley, writer, resident curator at SBCAST and Art@theJCC, co-manager of GraySpace Gallery, and founder and director of the 3-Minute Film Festivals.

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