November 1, 2014

Topanga Canyon Gallery 2012 Studio Tour

 

An array of 50 artists hosted the 11th Annual Topanga Canyon Gallery Studio (TCG) Tour on June 9 and 10 at a variety of homes and studios throughout the Canyon. Participation was up with nearly 500 visitors taking the self-guided tour, as well as a great turnout for the reception and silent auction on June 9.

About Topanga Canyon Gallery

Following the lead of the first Topanga Artists' Guild in the 1950's, Topanga Canyon Gallery brings together more than 40 well-known and emerging artists from the greater Los Angeles area, with over half from Topanga Canyon. The gallery was originally founded in the 1980's and opened at its current location in Pine Tree Circle in the fall of 2000. Every month the gallery hosts a new show and opening reception, featuring two to three of the gallery artists or a gallery-wide show.

The Gallery is located in Pine Tree Circle, 120 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Suite 109, Topanga CA 90290; (310) 455-7909; topangacanyongallery.com. Gallery hours are Wed. Through Sat., 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.



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Topanga Canyon Gallery 2012 Studio Tour

The reception in the gallery gave patrons the opportunity to see work from all the artists on the studio tour.



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Topanga Canyon Gallery 2012 Studio Tour

Former audio engineer John Brunnick’s landscapes evoke a feeling of wanting to go to the place that he painted.



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Topanga Canyon Gallery 2012 Studio Tour

Terry Robertson enjoyed a lovely spot on Rebecca Catterall’s porch to display her nature-inspired acrylics.



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Topanga Canyon Gallery 2012 Studio Tour

Karen Silton’s ceramics and mosaics that use quality Italian glass are not only beautiful but also tell a story.



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Topanga Canyon Gallery 2012 Studio Tour

Robin Becker’s mixed-media pieces are charming colorful moods of landscapes and romantic buildings.



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Topanga Canyon Gallery 2012 Studio Tour

Megan Rice’s metal sculptures have a biological, organic feel.



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Topanga Canyon Gallery 2012 Studio Tour

Lisa Goldfarb paints animals, fantasy people and anything else that catches her fancy.



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Topanga Canyon Gallery 2012 Studio Tour

Musician, sculptor, filmmaker, sound designer and author, David Sonnenschein’s art is a personal tribute to nature.



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Topanga Canyon Gallery 2012 Studio Tour

Debbie Green was introduced to art as child. Her paintings are vivid accounts of nature and animals



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Topanga Canyon Gallery 2012 Studio Tour

Rebecca Catterall demonstrates image transfer on clay to studio tour enthusiasts.



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Topanga Canyon Gallery 2012 Studio Tour

Hadiya Finley’s metal and recycled material sculptures are interpretations of the human body.



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Topanga Canyon Gallery 2012 Studio Tour

Bill Jehle standing next to one of his paintings, shared a studio space with Lynn Coleman and her assemblages.



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Topanga Canyon Gallery 2012 Studio Tour

Chisto Brack’s digital art on metal finds the extraordinary in the ordinary to portray the collision of man and nature.



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Topanga Canyon Gallery 2012 Studio Tour

Patrice Curedale (L) discussed one of her figure paintings with art lover Elizabeth McMahon .



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Topanga Canyon Gallery 2012 Studio Tour

Rhonda Conry’s color inks on canvas pay homage to the earth and tribute to a higher cause.



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Topanga Canyon Gallery 2012 Studio Tour

Artist Susan Nissman showed off her latest line of ceramics.



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Topanga Canyon Gallery 2012 Studio Tour

2012 high school graduate Zoe Chressanthis’ inspiration is memories and dreams, sometimes dark, but also whimsical.



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Topanga Canyon Gallery 2012 Studio Tour

Kirsty Iredale demonstrated one of her methods for putting texture onto a piece of clay to Allen McCutchan.



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Topanga Canyon Gallery 2012 Studio Tour

Paula Fagen works with fabric, glass, paint and sand and is always on to something new.



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Topanga Canyon Gallery 2012 Studio Tour

This vibrant landscape that Elena Roché was painting sold before it was even finished.