DEEP BLUE SEA: String of Pearls


A painting, drawing and sculpture exhibition
by The North Star Artists and artist friends

Opens to the public: Aug 3, 2016 - Sep 9, 2016 | Main Gallery
Opening reception: Wednesday Aug 3, 2016 6:00pm-9pm | $5 admission

The Deep Blue Sea: String of Pearls will provide a positive and fresh experience of Pacific cross-cultural contemporary art. The Deep Blue Sea: String of Pearls is an exhibit featuring the artwork of: Sekio Fuapopo (North Star artist), John Rampley (North Star artist), George Duran (North Star artist), George Shuey (North Star artist), Gabrielle Belz, Paula Clark, Welsone Fitiao, Steve Gibbs, Regina Meredith, Mike Rios, and Shirod Younker.

Kindred spirits from the Pacific Islands and West Coast these artists see themselves as a string of Pacific pearls. Each one unique yet all created over time immersed in rhythm of Pacific tides that is the combined forces exerted by the Moon, Sun, and the rotation of Mother Earth. These artists come together at this time to present the state of their union, their fusion of their creativity, and an alliance of Pacific artists through a cultural collaboration of contemporary paintings, drawings, sculptures, and prints.

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Mothers and Daughters in Art


The Prodigal Daughter and the Healing Mother
A mixed media collaboration between Peruvian born artists Mabel Valdiviezo and Bila Flores.

Opens to the public: August 3 - September 9, 2016 | Inti-Raymi Gallery | 2nd floor at MCC Gallery
Opening reception: August 3, 2016 | $5 admission fee | 6pm-9pm

This exhibit brings to light the multi-generational stories of a daughter, a mother and a grandmother through their own journeys of becoming immigrants, and finding the ties that bind them together.

Art Healing Workshop

Art Healing Workshop
Heal your Inner Child with a soothing art journaling session and take your piece home. Learn how to use collage while releasing buried emotional pain. Led by Mabel Valdiviezo, featured artist in August exhibit Mothers and Daughters in Art

Date: Wednesday, August 17; 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Place: Inti Raymi gallery, second floor
Materials: Bring a notepad or journal + photo or printed image of a loved one.
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Taller Artístico de Sanación
Sana tu niño interno con una sesión de arte y llévate tu pieza a casa. Aprende a usar collage y a dejar ir dolor emocional estancado. Liderado por Mabel Valdiviezo, artista con la exhibición Madres e Hijas en Arte.

Fecha: Miércoles, 17 de agosto de 6:00pm a 8:30pm
Materiales: Traer un cuaderno + una foto o imagen impresa de un ser querido
Lugar: Inti Raymi gallery, segundo piso RSVP a
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