Thursday, January 17, 2008

Prof. Samantha Fields @ Air Apparent

Air Apparent
Samantha Fields, Gregg Bayne & Alison Foshee
Rio Hondo College Art Gallery
Feb 11-Mar 3, 2008

Opening Reception: Feb 14 7pm
Artists talk at the opening

Prof. Samantha Fields @ Wignall Museum at Chaffey College

INLANDIA opens at the Wignall Museum at Chaffey College

Rancho Cucamonga, CA - Chaffey College and the Wignall Museum are pleased to present Inlandia. Like the 2007-2008 College Book of the same name, Inlandia assembles a group of artists who explore disparate ideas that make the Inland Empire a place with a cultural landscape all its own. The artists in Inlandia are based in TX, MN, OR, NY and CA, but regardless of their proximity to the Inland area, their works are informed directly by this regions political and social landscape or investigate ideas relevant to the IE community. Inlandia surveys the Inland Empire’s status as the fastest growing region in Southern California, the resulting suburban sprawl and ecological impact on the area, the beauty and inspiration of the landscape of the sprawling IE territory, and the characters that make this region unique and diverse. Artists utilize various media to comment on, record and realize the Inland Empire.

Inlandia features work by Edith Abeyta (CA), Adam Belt (CA), Sasha Bezzubov (NY), Margarita Cabrera (TX), Misty Cervantes(CA), Samantha Fields (CA), The Institute for Figuring (CA), Roman Jaster (CA), Sant Khalsa (CA), Kimberly Kolba (OR), Amy Maloof (CA), Michelle Mayer (CA), Thomas McGovern (CA), Jessica Newman-Skrentny (CA), David Rathman (MN), Alex Slade(CA), Jessica Swanson (CA), and Roger Tilton (CA).

Inlandia opens Monday, January 28 and runs through Saturday, March 1, 2008. An artist’s talk featuring various Inlandia artists (TBA) will be held on Tuesday, January 29, 2008 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the Wignall Museum, immediately followed by an artists’ reception at the Wignall Museum from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.

Artist talks with Inlandia artists Edith Abeyta, Roman Jaster, Thomas McGovern and Sant Khalsa are co-sponsored by the One Book/One College program. The schedule for these free lectures are:

Various artists
Tuesday, January 29, 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Edith Abeyta and Roman Jaster
Monday, February 11, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Thomas McGovern
Friday, February 22, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Sant Khalsa
Monday, February 25, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

All lectures will be held at the Wignall Museum and are free and open to the public. Special thanks to OBOC for their co-sponsorship and support.

The Wignall Museum/Gallery is located at 5885 Haven Avenue, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737-3002. Admission is free. Park in the North Parking Lot, permits can be purchased at vending machines for $2. Parking is free during museum receptions and special events.

Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Saturday, noon - 4:00 p.m.

CLOSED Sundays and Holidays. The Wignall will be CLOSED Friday, 2/8 in observance of Lincoln’s Birthday and again on Monday, 2/18 in observance of Washington’s Birthday

(909) 652 - 6492