Small Images 2013 Exhibition
October 4– November 1, 2013
Opening Reception/Awards Ceremony: Friday, October 4, 5–7pm
The Atkinson Gallery is pleased to announce the 28th annual Small Images exhibition.
The show, always popular in the Santa Barbara community, will kick off with an opening reception and awards ceremony on the evening of October 4th, from 5–7pm.
During the ingathering this past weekend, 246 artworks by 121 artists were submitted for review. A total of 43 pieces from 35 artists including Adria A. Abraham, Mary Balda, Connie Connally, Nicholas Coroneos, Journey Coward, Ben Eckert, Michael Fish Fisher, Mary Freericks, Judith Hamilton, Holli Harmon, Michael Herres, Mary Ince, Philip Koplin, Dan Levin, Laurie MacMillan, Yi Mao, Saritha Margon, Matteo, Jim McAninch, Susanne Meyer, Elizabeth Mitchell, Margaret Morrison, Colette Petti, Gail Pine, Leslie Lewis Sigler, Amber Silva, Charles Starr, Beth Stevens, Sandra Torres, Nina Warner, Roe Anne White, Monica Wiesblott, Joyce Wilson, Jan Ziegler, and Jana Zimmer were selected to be on display in the gallery this month. Award winners will be announced during Friday’s reception.
This year, artists Tim Berg and Rebekah Myers served as co-jurors. Berg and Myers are a multimedia studio art collaborative based in Claremont, CA who aim to distill the stereotypical perceptions and associations within our culture into visually compelling objects, sculptures and installations. Jointly Berg and Myers have participated in multiple solo exhibitions including An Embarrassment of Riches (2013) and On the Brink (2011) both at Dean Project Gallery in New York, NY, and As Luck Would Have It (2009) at Nääs Konsthantverk Galleri in Göteborg, Sweden. Over the years Berg and Myers have also participated in numerous group exhibitions in the US, Mexico, South Korea, Qatar and Kuwait. Berg works as an Associate Professor at Pitzer College in Claremont, CA and also is a free-lance curator. He has curated a number of exhibitions including Tannaz Farsi- Crowd Control (2012) and the 67th Scripps Ceramic Annual- Making Fun (2011). Berg received his MFA from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University in 2003 and BFA from the University of Colorado in Boulder in 2000. Myers received her BFA from the University of Colorado in Boulder in 2000 and continued her studies in graphic design at the California College of the Arts.