Desert Gems: Small Paintings from Australia

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 07.06.08

Author: Virginia May
News source: The Painted Door Petaluma

Gallery Reception - Friday June 15, 2008
5:00 ~ 6:30 Nicole Worden on Didgeridoo and drums

The spiritual significance of the Dreaming symbols are represented in small acrylic paintings on canvas and wood. Through August 8th.

Location: 421 2nd Street, Petaluma - three blocks south of Theater Square on 2nd Street. Look for the painted door.

Summer Gallery Hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Sat 9-3
Or By Appointment
Join us for The Petaluma Art Walk on 2nd Fridays

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The Painted Door showcases contemporary Aboriginal art from Australia and an eclectic selection of art objects from remote locations and unique visionary minds. We are committed to presenting high quality original and certified authentic art that delights and inspires both mind and soul. Since the 1990s Australian Aboriginal art has become a hot commodity in Australia, and Europe with recent auctions toping over a $1,000,000 for a single painting.

With over 35 years experience in the arts, owner and curator Virginia May invites join her in a fascinating exploration of ancient wisdom and exuberant artistic expression. Virginia's passion and interest in the stunning and original talent of the Aboriginal artists is grounded in her respect and honor for their 40,000 year old culture and sacred wisdom of a sustainable lifestyle.

Virginia is also available to show and speak about contemporary Aboriginal art. For more information contact me by email or by phone.

Images Attached:
Small Paintings by Deanne Braedon 2006
Photograph of Virginia in the Central Desert Australia 2003

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Virginia May MFA
cell 707-338-6873 gallery 707-762-3296
The Painted Door Petaluma, CA 94952
www.virginiamay.org

URL: http://blogs.petaluma360.com/default.asp?item=2207825&linda-postenrieder1


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