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May 13, 2018

Artist Reception & book launch last night

Filed under: Art, Middle Ground, Photography, Projects/Series — Tags: , , — Doug Stockdale @ 10:07 pm

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Fabrik Projects, Culver City May 2018 Douglas Stockdale

Last night was a wonderful evening celebrating the opening of my Middle Ground/En Medio Tierra exhibition at Fabrik Projects along with my family, friends and some new acquaintances. This artist reception was shared with Marilyn Sanders who has the other side of the gallery’s walls with her exquisite photographic study of plants and flowers.

Before the reception some family and friends met at WildCraft, a nuvo-Italian restaurant located in Culver City. Very nice and recommended if you are in the area, which is part of the culinary district of Culver City. Oh yes, the garlic knots appetizer was very yummy, but required some breath mints before heading to the reception.

This was also the formal book launch for my self-published artist book, Middle Ground/En Medio Tierra, as well as the first formal announcement of a limited edition Middle Ground/En Medio Tierra book + print box set being published by Fabrik Press. The box set will feature a unique photograph that is not included in the boo in an edition of 25 plus A/P. More about the limited edition box set shortly, since the boxes coming in from the East Coast were delayed. Thus an announcement but no display sample, nevertheless it created immediate interest. In addition to the display copy of Middle Ground/En Medio Tierra, there was also a display copy of Bluewater Shore, my artist book that I self-published last year. All of these art books and limited edition box set are available from the gallery.

It was really nice to have my family attend, although I am not sure just what Ella and Zach thought of this exhibition. Also enjoyed discussions with Marc Plouffe, Bill Edwards, and Scott Mathews from the PhotoExchange, Paul and Theresa Mounce from our Medtronic days, Pete and Kim Brosnan, close friends from Valencia, and a bunch of local artists/photographers, many who are members of LACP, including Debe Arlook, Martin Cox, Sara Jane Boyers, Sarah Lee, and many others. It was a really nice event hosted by the Fabrik Projects team of Chris Davies and Kasey Taylor.

What I found extremely interesting were the questions and discussions that my sustaining pop-up exhibit created and I understand that an artist talk was requested by a bunch of those attending. So more details shortly about this event that will be scheduled in the next couple of weeks.

PS, I am still waiting for some friends to send me some images from the reception as I was very happily spending a lot of time talking with everyone. Someone remarked that this glow might also be linked to the very nice Old Fashion that I found earlier at WildCraft. Maybe ;- )

Cheers!!

4 Comments »

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