“Change is NOW!” A live collaboration Inspired by Barack Obama

“Change is NOW!” Exhibit

The Light Gallery

440 E. 17th st. Costa Mesa, ca 92627

Exhibit opening reception Sat January 17th, 2009

Opening reception with the Artists Jan 17th 7pm-11pm

Gallery Hours Tues-Sat Noon-7pm or by appointment

“Change is NOW!” (www.thelightgalleries.com) and the local artist community announced an art exhibit today, calling for submissions of visual artwork from artists across the nation. The exhibit calls for works that use positive messaging to relay the optimism and importance of immediate change in our world for 2009. The Light Gallery will be accepting submissions from Monday, January 5th through 5 p.m. on January 17th. More info http://changeisnowart.blogspot.com/

A collective group of Artists wil be collaborating live on a mural, inspired by the “Change” Barack Obama has initiated. Artist Zoey Stevens has helped curate the exhibit, featuring work from Dereck Cruz, Frank Ippolito, Ryan Boyle, Robert Holton, Tara Parrish and many more. Gallery Director Steven Borts hopes the exhibit will serve as a reminder to participants, their power to effect positive change.  Artist Robert  says, “the momentum of our good intentions combined with our creative talents will set into motion, the change our community wishes to effect.”

Founded in 2007 by Artist Steven Borts, The Light Gallery was formed as an outlet of expression for artists of all mediums. The Light Gallery showcases a wide variety of contemporary Art work that is forward thinking, and unafraid of risk in order to break new ground. In its’ first year of existence, The Light Gallery has quickly established itself as the West Coast’s premier venue for Underground and Outsider Art. The gallery features monthly group exhibitions as well as weekly live Art & community building workshops

Admission is free and this event is open to the public.

Opening reception will be Sat January 17th, from 7-11 pm.

entertainment provided by The Love Bomb, guest DJ’s and free refreshments provided by Steaz organic drinks. In addition to the public art gallery, “Change is NOW!” will host a closing celebration & inauguration party on the evening of Tuesday, January 20th, 2009, from 6-10 p.m.

Media Contact: Steven Borts
Director- The Light Gallery
714-642-7899        thelightgallery@gmail.com

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