I will be showing with the Bay Printmakers this year for Open Studios, during the weekend of Oct. 23-24 from 11:00 until 6:00 both days. The Bay Printmakers comprises of 20 artists who explore different facets of printmaking, and will be showing in the Fleet Room in Building D at the Ft. Mason Center, Buchanan and Marina Boulevard. There will also be a preview and reception on Friday, Oct. 22 from 7:00 intil 9:00. On view will be, hot off the press, my most recent effort, The Ticker, in addition to my many other etchings. I look forward to seeing you there and hope that you will enjoy veiwing work by this diverse group of printmakers.
Also: If you happen to be in Los Angeles this weekend (Oct. 16th and 17th), I will be showing at the Beverly Hills Affaire in the Garden at booth #134. See www.beverlyhills.org/artshow for more information. My work was judged Best in Show last May.
Well, okay, so A Post-traumatic History Lesson was featured in the live auction and sold for $1000.00, a bit more than the $600.00 retail value framed. But for a limited time it is still available for $350.00 unframed! See me at SF Open Studios.
David Avery will again be participating in the Art for AIDS auction on Friday, September 24th starting at 5:30 PM at the Galleria at the SF Design Center, 101 Henry Adams Place. He will be donating his etching, “A Post-traumatic History Lesson”. This is your chance to aquire an original David Avery etching for (possibly) below cost, the minimum bid starting at $250.00 (framed!). Hang this one on the wall so that you can say “I told you so!” when the Republicans take over again. General admission for the auction is $100, but if you can’t afford the pricy admission you can submit an absentee bid online at www.artforaids.org. Just go to the print catagory at the online gallery, find my print (easy!), submit a bid, and support a good cause.
David Avery has published a 28-page catalogue reproducing his portfolio of etchings, God’s food or Der singende Knochen, based on titles from the Brothers Grimm. It includes a forward by the artist and an essay by arts writer Dewitt Cheng. Can’t afford $2500.00 for a porfolio of etchings? How about $25.00 for the aforementioned catalogue? A shippng charge applies if needed. You can see the original images on the website www.davidavery.net.
On May 15th and 16th, David Avery exhibited work at the Beverly Hills Art Show, a juried show which features work in several different media by over 250 artists and craftspersons. In addition to receiving first place in the drawing and printmaking catagory, he was subsequently awarded Best of Show, no small feat for a printmaker featuring small scale black and white etchings. See photos at www.beverlyhills.org
David Avery is having a solo exhibition in conjunction with the 4th annual California Centered: printmaking competition at the Merced Multicultural Arts Center, 645 Main Street, Merced CA from April 1st to June 1st, the reception on April 8th from 5 to 7 PM. The hours are Monday through Fridaym 10:00 to 4:00, Saturday 10:00 to 2:00. Catch the show on your way to Bakersfield!