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From the La Luz de Jesus Gallery Exhibition Archives⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ "The Elvis Show" Various Artists May 1988⁠ ⁠ #lowbrow #orginal #laluzdejesus #laluzdejesusgallery

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#Repost @hifructosemag with @get_repost⠀ ・・・⠀ Musician and visual artist Jon Langford offers pop-infused paintings on wood in his new show at La Luz de Jesus Gallery: “Make Americana Great Again." See more of his work, which takes influence from both punk show advertisements and folk art, on HiFructose.com. #JonLangford #painting #woodcut #HiFructose @jonlangfordoffical @laluzdejesus

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We're so excited for Dan Barry's @dan_barry solo exhibition titled, "The flowers must all fade and the fruits must decay" that opens Friday, October 4 from 8-11p. ⁠⠀ 🌻🌻🌻⁠⠀ At a young age, Dan Barry @danbarry began creating artworks from collected images, photographs and found objects on his family’s rural farm in Wisconsin. He compounded his materials and incorporated painting, drawing and wood carving into his compositions. Ever since Barry has continued to hone his process by diving deep into his psyche to profess empathy as the universal language behind his work. With his unique materials, Barry has the sharpened ability to accommodate empathy as a common thread through repetition of cross-hatching, needlepoint, and phrases to evoke a sense of nostalgia, wonderment, and hope. ⁠⠀ 🌻🌻🌻⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ 🔗in bio gets you updates on this and other exciting exhibitions⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ #laluzdejesus #laluzdejesusgallery #danbarryart #nostalgia #mixedmedia⁠⠀ ⁠⠀

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These intricately detailed works on paper by Daniel Martin Diaz @danielmartindiaz are on view in the #hallway at #laluzdejesusgallery. ⁠ ⁠ Click the 🔗in bio to view the "Transmission" exhibition. SO good. 💥⁠ ⁠ #danielmartindiaz #transmission #worksonpaper⁠ ⁠ ⁠

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From the La Luz de Jesus Gallery Exhibition Archives⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ Manuel Ocampo "Lies, False Hopes" May 1988⁠ ⁠ #manuelocampo #orginal #laluzdejesus #laluzdejesusgallery

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From the La Luz de Jesus Gallery Exhibition Archives⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ ⁠ Neon Park "Treasures of Sierra Mama" February 1988⁠ #Neon Park #lowbrow #orginal #laluzdejesus #laluzdejesusgallery

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We are going old school with our annual March juried exhibition, Laluzapalooza has run its course and frankly, it's time to retire that name. So we are proudly bringing back the show that started it all! "EVERYTHING BUT THE KITSCHEN SYNC" Submissions open via our website starting October 1st.⁠ ⁠ Also, we have changed some of those pesky guidelines from the previous years. You can read them at the link below.⁠ ⁠ *Note we will not be taking submissions via email or DM. Submissions can only be sent through the submissions portal when it opens October 1st. ⁠ ⁠ You got questions? we got answers (maybe) email: laluzsubmissions@gmail.com⁠ ⁠ 👀NEW SUBMISSION PROCEDURE CLICK linkinbio or https://laluzdejesus.com/submission-policy/⁠ ⁠ #oldschool #laluzdejesus #laluzdejesusgallery #art #painting #opencall #juriedexhibition

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MEEP!😍 LAVA this little guy!⁠ ⁠ Image: Raul D'Mauries @rauldmauries ⁠ Axolotl, 2019. Acrylic on board 3.5 x 3.5 inches⁠ ⁠ DID YOU KNOW: The Axolotl, Ambystoma mexicanum, also known as the Mexican walking fish, is a neotenic salamander related to the tiger salamander. Although the axolotl is colloquially known as a "walking fish", it is not a fish, but an amphibian.⁠ ⁠ Raul's "Axolotl" is part of Lilliputian Hallucinations opening Friday, September 6 from 8-11p.⁠ ⁠ For the preview, sign up for the mailing list by clicking the 🔗in bio.⁠ ⁠ #laluzdejesus #laluzdejesusgallery #rdmauries #lilliputianhallucinations #axolotl⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠

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Thinkin' 'bout April, 2020 and Leegan Koo's upcoming solo exhibition at the gallery. ⁠ ⁠ Image: Leegan Koo @leegan_art. ⁠ "Salmon Dinner," 2019. Oil on panel, 16 x 13 inches⁠ 🔴⁠ ⁠ Also kinda hungry rn. 🎣⁠ ⁠ Click the 🔗 in bio to be added to our mailing list⁠ ⁠ #laluzdejesus #laluzdejesusgallery #leegankoo #salmondinner #spongebob⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠

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From the La Luz de Jesus Gallery Exhibition Archives⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ John De Fazio @johndefazioceramics"Miss Pizz & Her Corn Fed Boys Revue" April 1988⁠ ⁠ #johndefazio #orginal #laluzdejesus #laluzdejesusgallery

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Heavy Water, a solo exhibition by Deirdre Sullivan-Beeman opens Friday October 4 from 8-11p. ⁠ 🌊🌊🌊⁠ ⁠ Detail Image courtesy of @dsullivanbeeman⁠ ⁠ Deirdre Sullivan-Beeman is a self-taught figurative and contemporary surrealist painter who celebrates the hard-earned wisdom of childhood. She depicts subjects that are often young, hauntingly innocent, and teetering on the edge of naïveté. Her painting method combines 14th-century painting techniques, magic realism, and lucid dreams to create pieces that appear to glow from within. These lucid reveries hatch their personas from factors Sullivan-Beeman and her dream environments provoke. She awakens from these dreams, valueless without a critical mass, and dives headfirst into the soup of the collective unconscious. Therein the most ancient realm of the mind, she inherits her stories. “Like water,” Sullivan-Beeman says, “I draw my figures up from the deepest well. The characters in my paintings—and their sidekicks, spiritual daemons—swim among my dreams.” ⁠ ⁠ Sign up for the mailing list to receive updates on our upcoming exhibitions by clicking the 🔗 in bio⁠ ⁠ #laluzdejesus #laluzdejesusgallery #heavywater #dsullivanbeeman #eggtempera

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"Reality is for people that lack imagination"⁠ - 😻TOTORO😻⁠ ⁠ Image: courtesy of @riffblast⁠ ⁠ Riffblast starts with chromo-lithographies and then alters them by using water-based acrylics. He interpolates present day icons meant to elicit the familiar and the sarcastic, but the message dives much deeper into the psyche of consumerism and corruption that he experiences in the predominantly Catholic country of Italy. ⁠ ⁠ ⁠He's part of our Lilliputian Hallucinations exhibition opening September 6 from 8-11p⁠ ⁠ ⁠Stay updated on this exhibition by signing up for our mailing list! 🔗in bio⁠ ⁠ #laluzdejesus #laluzdejesusgallery #lilliputianhallucinations #riffblast #totoro #miniatures

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From the La Luz de Jesus Gallery Exhibition Archives⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ Robert Williams "American Philistine" October 1987⁠ ⁠ #robertwilliams #lowbrow #orginal #laluzdejesus #laluzdejesusgallery

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⁠ Michelle Avery Konczyk @velvetmush eloquently speaks about her work for Lilliputian Hallucinations opening September 6 from 8-11p:⁠ ⁠ 🌹🌹🌹⁠ "My pieces for the show are based on the concept of beauty growing from the least expected places. The girls in this series are all crying tears of blood, which is turning them into tiny roses. Together, as a whole, they play on the idea of ‘stopping to smell the roses’—as if the roses are metaphorically the little pieces of our lives that get overlooked, ignored, and are not appreciated. They’re reminders that our struggles have not yet, but surely will, blossom into something beautiful. ⁠ ⁠ The raw, ripped edges were a very intentional decision. I could have given them little framed borders for their perfect display, however, the roses worth growing and seeing and smelling don’t come in pretty frames. The ones worthy of our attention are those which have bloomed without intent, in the places we weren’t looking for, or expecting, to find them in. All of these paintings will be mounted to wood that has been cut to fit the torn paper, so hanging them on your wall has a feeling similar to picking one out of the ground with the roots all torn and mangled."⁠ 🌹🌹🌹⁠ ⁠ Click the 🔗in bio to receive updates on this and other upcoming exhibitions⁠ ⁠ #laluzdejesus #laluzdejesusgallery #lilliputianhallucinations #velvetmush #darksurrealism #watercolorportraits ⁠ ⁠ ⁠

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🇺🇸MAKE AMERICANA GREAT AGAIN ⁠ Jon Langford's solo exhibition opens ⁠ Sept. 6 from 8-11p.🇺🇸⁠ ⁠ Image: Jon Langford @jonlangfordoffical. "Louis Armstrong." Limited Edition print, hand-finished, varnished and mounted on wood, 10 x 10 inches.⁠ ⁠ In his solo exhibition at the gallery, Langford’s iconic portraits of musicians and their strange mythical talismen bring the lyrics of their melodies into the visual realm. In this current body of visual work, Langford explores the intersection of music and politics in an American landscape of greed and decline. His monochromatic woodcuts combine with poignant text and imagery that resemble punk rock show flyers and timeless cowboy folk art. A comment on the grass roots of American storytelling, Langford aims to “Make Americana Great Again.” ⁠ ⁠ Click the 🔗 in bio to receive more info about this upcoming must-see exhibition⁠ ⁠ #laluzdejesus #laluzdejesusgallery #makeamericanagreatagain #jonlangford #louisarmstrong #americana #zulu⁠ ⁠ ⁠

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#Repost @michelemelcherillustration with @get_repost ・・・ “Portrait of a Baroque Lady” . Thank you to @createmagazine for featuring me on your feed today!❤️ . #Repost @createmagazine with @get_repost ・・・ Contemporary Vanitas and Memento Mori Art by Michele Melcher in issue 16 and on today's feature: "I love the larger-than-life hairstyles, lavish clothing and opulent accessories. In regard to vanitas and memento mori art: it’s fascinating to learn about the images and symbolism of these two sometimes misunderstood genres as well as the pure scientific aspect of studying and drawing the workings of the human skeleton." 🖤💐🌸🎀💀 Learn more: https://createmagazine.com/read/contemporary-vanitas-and-memento-mori-art-by-michele-melcher . Note: this painting is still available @revolutiongallery so contact them if you are interested in taking it home💀 . #art #artist #artistsoninstagram #michelemelcher #darkart #mementomori #popsurrealism #neoclassicism #newcontemporary #darksurrealism #deadmasters #oilpainting #revolutiongallery #artshow #gallery #featuredartist #juxtapozmagazine #beautifulbizarre #hifructose #createmagazine

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NEW WORK BY ANA BAGAYAN @anabagayan⁠ ☀️🔥☀️⁠ Image: Ana Bagayan. "Icarus," 2019. Acrylic and oil on paper, gold frame, 3 x 2.5 inches (TEENY TINY!!)⁠ 🔥☀️🔥⁠ Icarus had tempted fate and divine powers by gloating and flying too high, over h[er] ability. The sun was ultimately what melted the wax on Icarus' wings and caused Icarus to drown in the sea.⁠ 🔥☀️🔥⁠ Icarus is part of Lilliputian Hallucinations- the group exhibition of miniature artworks opening September 6, 8-11p.⁠ ⁠ Click the 🔗 in bio to receive preview info about tiny exhibition⁠ ⁠ #laluzdejesus #laluzdejesusgallery #lilliputianhallucinations #anabagayan #miniatures #oilpainting #acrylicpainting #icarus #fire

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OMG this sneak peak video from @rodolfoloaiza has us freaking out! Princesses and a Robert Indiana sculpture! Exhibition opens December 6th get on the preview list info@laluzdejesus.com music by the amazing Johnny Ace “Pledging my Love” 1953. #rodolfoloaiza #disney #robertindiana #love #lovesucks #laluzdejesus #laluzdejesusgallery #disneyprincess #dramaholics #joserodolfoloaizaontiveros #popart #robertindianasculpture

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