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The Balfour/Brutzman Gallery is committed to showcasing and promoting artwork from the California State University, Monterey Bay community. Dedicated to the memory and spirit of Hanna Balfour and Taylor Brutzman, this gallery is programmed by a student led curatorial committee that makes critical decisions inclusive of the vision, selection, and installation of each exhibition.

Deadline for Entries Extended to Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.  BUILD YOUR RESUME, BUILD YOUR RESUME, BUILD YOUR PORTFOLIO!  Are we really connecting while we are connected?  The Balfour Brutzman Gallery invites you to submit 2-D, 3-D, and digital art that expresses the artist’s relationship with technology, methods of connecting, and how that technology impacts personal connections and one’s perception of the world and others. Works must be no larger than 20” x 24”.   Deadline for submission February 28, 2014.     Entry is open to all CSUMB Students.  Final selections will be made by the Balfour Brutzman Curatorial Committee.    HOW TO APPLY: Entries must be e-mailed to balfourbrutzmanprojects@gmail.com by midnight on February 26, 2014.    1. Submit a  maximum of six (6) images @ 72ppi  2. A list of image credits: title, medium, year, dimensions  3. Artist statement (no longer than one page) including your name, phone number, and e-mail.  You will be notified of our selections by Wednesday, March 5, 2014  All artwork accepted must be ready to hand and delivered on MONDAY, MARCH 10TH or TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014 from noon-4pm to building 71.    More Info: http://balbrutzgallery.tumblr.com/2  About the BB Gallery: The Balfour/Brutzman Gallery is committed to showcasing and promoting artwork from the California State University, Monterey Bay community. Dedicated to the memory and spirit of Hanna Balfour and Taylor Brutzman, this gallery is programmed by a student led curatorial committee that makes critical decisions inclusive of the vision, selection, and installation of each exhibition. 

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Dis://Connected: Are we really connecting while we are connected?

Exhibition Dates: April 2-25, 2014

Opening Reception: April 2, 2014, 6:00-8:00 pm, VPA building 71

Featuring works by Amelia Amador-Alvarez, Brandon Baez, Izzy Morales, Edrick Northington, Bryan Perez, Lori Van Meter, Elgene Tumacder, and Andrew Wendell. 

— 5 months ago

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Are we really connecting while we are connected?

The Balfour Brutzman Gallery invites you to submit 2-D, 3-D, and digital art that expresses the artist’s relationship with technology, methods of connecting, and how that technology impacts personal connections and one’s perception of the world and others. Works must be no larger than 20” x 24”. 

Deadline for submission February 26, 2014
Entry is open to all CSUMB Students.  Final selections will be made by the Balfour Brutzman Curatorial Committee.

HOW TO APPLY: Entries must be e-mailed to balfourbrutzmanprojects@gmail.com by midnight on February 26, 2014.  

  • 1. Submit a  maximum of six (6) images @ 72ppi
  • 2. A list of image credits: title, medium, year, dimensions
  • 3. Artist statement (no longer than one page) including your name, phone number, and e-mail.

You will be notified of our selections by Wednesday, March 5, 2014

All artwork accepted must be ready to hand and delivered on MONDAY, MARCH 10TH or TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014 from noon-4pm to building 71.

More Info: http://balbrutzgallery.tumblr.com/2
— 6 months ago

What’s your nature, Fall 2014 Exhibition

— 8 months ago

OPENING RECEPTION →

 

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This student exhibition is about the many different ways one can unwind and enjoy nature. The purpose of this exhibition is to illustrate the great wonders of our natural world and to appreciate the environment we live in. The ecosystem we live in is very fragile and it is up to us to protect it and value it for generations to come. Art is a way for us to display the many ways we interact and become influenced by the nature that surrounds us.

What’s your Nature? features work by Amelia Amador, Jennifer Benge, Jason Caroll, Stephanie Corelli, Lucy Cooke, Son Duong Lauren Finch, Matt Floriani, Abigail Irwin, Nick McCarthy, Lori Van Meter, Isabel Morales, Bryan Perez, Kelsie Sparks, Teryn Thomason and Andy Wedell.

This exhibition was curated by Jorge Amezcua , Katherine Fisher, Pavan Gill, and Victor Rivas.

Exhibition dates:

Dec.11, 2013 - Jan.31, 2014

Opening Reception:

Dec.11, 2013, 4-6pm

California State University, Monterey Bay

100 Campus Center, Seaside, CA 93955 

VPA 71 (EAST)

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— 8 months ago with 4 notes

ETHEREAL ID

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
GALLERY SHOW OPENING//ARTISTS’ RECEPTION

FEATURING ARTWORK BY:

  • Stephanie Edwards
  • Matt Floriani
  • Lauren Frazier
  • Allyson Gumerman
  • Devin Johnson
  • Quinton McKee
  • Victor Rivas & Kelly Thomas

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@ BalfourBrutzman Gallery
100 Campus Center
Seaside, CA 93955
Located at the Visual & Public Art Department Bldg. 71

EXHIBITION DATES 
APRIL 10-MAY 1, 2013

GALLERY HOURS
MONDAY-THURSDAY
8:00 AM - 5:00PM

FRIDAY 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
BALFOURBRUTZMANPROJECTS@GMAIL.COM
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PLEASE SHARE THIS EVENT! 

— 12 months ago with 1 note

SPRING 2013 EXHIBITION: ETHEREAL I.D.

 CURATORIAL STATEMENT

Identity depends not only on values and interdependence, but other influences such as time, spirituality, human motivation, social identity, and drive. Unfortunately social conditioning contributes to society in a way that buries this individuality. ETHEREAL I.D. features the work of artists that are breaking this cycle by sharing their identities and experiences through art that is both relatable and unique, exploring fundamental beliefs that invite the viewer to ponder their true identity through the work.

Thecla Campbell’s Cement Bride is a symbol of her identity as a married woman. The sculpture is presented as an unfinished puzzle, which addresses the forming of identity after marriage. Stephanie A. Edwards explores identity from different phases of life. One of her pieces, i.could.be.anything. reflects on a child’s point of view, while another Lostcall, explores the loss of the modern self and attempts to find a link to thepast and identity through ancestry.

Matt Floriani uses skateboards to present two separate entities whose existence and connection are part of the human experience. Mother Nurture is associated with a stay-at-home mother, while Craig embodies the child we once were. Lauren Frazier and Matt Floriani collaborate toinvestigate individual existence and its relation to the universe. Bar I and Bar II collectively address the need for autonomy and a fluid relationship with society.

Allyson Gumerman uses photography to present luminous cityscapes that portray the relationship between landscape, partnership, and identity. Devin Johnson’s Child of the Moonexamines a woman’s ability for empathy devoid of any hyper masculine stance. False Idol reintroduces the iconic image of King Tut by striping the mask of its gold finery, and demonstrating how wisdom is greater than any earthly possession.

Quinton McKee’s Devil in the Detail is influenced by commercialized themes intertwined with his own style of drawing. Victor Rivas explores self-identification through the body. His piece, Electronic Identity, deals with elements of technology and human evolution, and calls into question how society has accepted and participated in the full immersion of technology. Kelly Thomas’ glass pieces are inspired by her love of the Monterey Bay. Sardines and Octopus collectively represent people working together, the ability to move forward, and the creation of something bigger when all parties contribute.

 

— 12 months ago with 1 note

The Balfour Brutzman Gallery invites you to submit artwork in any medium that has emerged through your exploration of Identity. 
Entry is open to all CSUMB Students.  Final selections will be made by the Balfour Brutzman Curatorial Committee.
HOW TO APPLY: Entries must be e-mailed to balfourbrutzmanprojects@gmail.com by midnight on March 10, 2013.  
1. Submit a  maximum of six (6) images @ 72ppi
2. A list of image credits: title, medium, year, dimensions
3. Artist statement (no longer than one page) including your name, phone number, and e-mail.
You will be notified of our selections by Wednesday, March 13, 2013.
All artwork accepted must be ready to hand and delivered on THURSDAY, MARCH 14TH AND FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2013 from noon-4pm to building 71.
For more information, please visit: http://balbrutzgallery.tumblr.com/
The Balfour Brutzman gallery is dedicated to supporting art-making by creating exhibition opportunities that challenge artistic development. It is important for artists to expose their ideas to new audiences as well as build exhibition experience in a peer environment.
Build your portfolio, Build your resume, Build your network!

The Balfour Brutzman Gallery invites you to submit artwork in any medium that has emerged through your exploration of Identity. 

Entry is open to all CSUMB Students.  Final selections will be made by the Balfour Brutzman Curatorial Committee.

HOW TO APPLY: Entries must be e-mailed to balfourbrutzmanprojects@gmail.com by midnight on March 10, 2013.  

  • 1. Submit a  maximum of six (6) images @ 72ppi
  • 2. A list of image credits: title, medium, year, dimensions
  • 3. Artist statement (no longer than one page) including your name, phone number, and e-mail.

You will be notified of our selections by Wednesday, March 13, 2013.

All artwork accepted must be ready to hand and delivered on THURSDAY, MARCH 14TH AND FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2013 from noon-4pm to building 71.

For more information, please visit: http://balbrutzgallery.tumblr.com/

The Balfour Brutzman gallery is dedicated to supporting art-making by creating exhibition opportunities that challenge artistic development. It is important for artists to expose their ideas to new audiences as well as build exhibition experience in a peer environment.

Build your portfolio, Build your resume, Build your network!

— 1 year ago with 1 note

Verve: A Natural Endeavor Inside of a Concrete Jungle


“Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.” – Maya Angelou

 

Verve: A Natural Endeavor Inside of a Concrete Jungle is an exhibition exploring our relationship with nature through travel. The images included here employ a sense of wanderlust existing within all of us. As students, we are fortunate to inhabit a location that yields wilderness 30 miles in any direction, but ours is a residency that often disengages travel or experiencing the surprises around us.

These photographs suggest more that just a glimpse of travel photography— a subcategory of photography involving the documentation of an area’s landscape, people, cultures, customs and history. These photographs are meant to engage your sense of wonder. A wonder that reintroduces one to life through different worlds and cultures.  A wonder that leave you with a sense of admiration, respect, and surprise.  A wonder that goes beyond our relationship with nature, a wonder that stops time and insists on introspection.  A wonder that asks, what is my place in the world?  A wonder that transcends race, class, and identity.  A wonder that takes you from shantytown to urban landscape, and that leaves you with a greater perspective of the world. It is said that an image is worth a thousand words, but the artist in this exhibition can tell you first hand that an experience is worth twice that.   


Click here to view photos from the exhibition.

— 1 year ago

to see more images from Sincerely 2012:
Sincerely 2012 archive
photo credit: all images by Stacey Perry

to see more images from Sincerely 2012:

Sincerely 2012 archive

photo credit: all images by Stacey Perry

— 1 year ago