Read our interview with Sage Vaughn, then go check out his show tonight with Jeremy Shockley…
Just Tell Me You’re a Dream Chaser
Opening Reception: April 8, 7-10PM
Exhibition Dates: April 8 – May 2
Slow Culture is proud to present “Just Tell Me You’re a Dream Chaser,” a dual exhibition by artists Sage Vaughn and Jeremy Shockley. Long time friends of the gallery, this exhibition is an exemplary showcase of Slow Culture’s core values. Undefined by timing or positioning, and at polar opposite stages in their careers, this will be Sage Vaughn’s first Los Angeles painting exhibition in over a decade and the first for Jeremy Shockley.
Through two separate bodies of work, both artists have built an organic narrative involving weird, wonderfully dreamy environments. For Sage, with his classic romanticized painting collages and new explorations in composition techniques, exquisite landscapes have been re-conceptualized from vantage points far and wide. Jeremy has approached his work in a similar fashion. Through application of traditional oil painting techniques, his whimsical characters, rainbows and landscapes transport us to abstract vistas.
Whether it be a dream or not, everyone is chasing something. Before we can move forward, we must first accept whatever it is we are searching for. Paralleled with the development of the gallery, this exhibition is a testament to our community of artists fostering one another’s creative growth.
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ABOUT SAGE VAUGHN
Sage Vaughn (B. 1976, Jackson, Oregon) has exhibited his work throughout the world and has participated in shows with the Thelma Sadoff Center For The Arts (Wisconsin, 2014), The Dactyl Foundation (New York, 2005 and 2007) and was included in the group show Transmission LA, Museum Of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2012) curated by Mike D. His most recent publications include Momentary (AMMO Books 2014), Ice Age with poetry by Anthony Anzalone (Zero + Publishing, 2013) and Message, forward written by Evan Pricco (Kill Your Idols, Inc., 2013).
ABOUT JEREMY SHOCKLEY
Jeremy Shockley is from Travelers Rest, South Carolina. He currently lives and paints in Los Angeles, California.
ABOUT SLOW CULTURE
Established August 2013, Slow Culture is an independent art gallery located in Chinatown, Los Angeles. From art shows, commercial projects, to off site exhibits, all forms of media are explored. Having developed an extensive network of artists and creatives, Slow Culture aims to offer a digital and physical platform to support artists & creatives across all mediums.