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Journeys to Recover Your Future New Paintings by David Leapman at Artsblock, UCR

October 29 – December 10, 2011
Reception: Saturday, October 29, 6-9 p.m., free admission

 

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – UCR Culver Center of the Arts presents Journeys to Recover Your Future: New Paintings by David Leapman, which will feature an 8 x 28 foot, site specific, four panel phosphorescent and fluorescent painting in the Culver Center of the Art’s North Atrium Gallery. Leapman uses a private language of abstracted forms that are positioned against bands of color, often using exotic materials. Leapman was born in London in 1959, and currently lives and works in Riverside, California. He studied at St. Martins School of Art, London, and Goldsmiths College, London. He was a first prizewinner in the  John Moores 19 (1995), a prizewinner in the John Moores 20 (1997) and was awarded the Abbey Award Fellowship in Painting at the British School in Rome (2003). He has been exhibiting internationally since the early 1980’s including major shows at the Institute for Contemporary Art in London, Venice Biennale, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Serpentine Gallery and Ikon Gallery. Represented by several commercial galleries, his painting and drawings have been included in numerous solo and group exhibitions.nHis work can be found in many collections including Walker Art Gallery, Saatchi Collection and Victoria and Albert Museum. Images and essays on Leapman’s work have been included in major publications, such as “Shark Infested Waters” and “Young British Artists – The Saatchi Decade.”

 

Organized by UCR Sweeney Art Gallery, and curated by Tyler Stallings, artistic director, Culver Center
of the Arts & director, Sweeney Art Gallery.

Journeys to Recover Your FutureNew Paintings by David LeapmanOctober 29 – December 10, 2011Reception: Saturday, October 29, 6-9 p.m., free admissionRIVERSIDE, Calif. – UCR Culver Center of the Arts presents Journeys to Recover Your Future: New Paintings by David Leapman, which will feature an 8 x 28 foot, site specific, four panel phosphorescent and fluorescent painting in the Culver Center of the Art’s North Atrium Gallery. Leapman uses a private language of abstracted forms that are positioned against bands of color, often using exotic materials. Leapman was born in London in 1959, and currently lives and works in Riverside, California. He studied at St. Martins School of Art, London, and Goldsmiths College, London. He was a first prizewinner in the Page 2 of 3California Museum of PhotographySweeney Art GalleryCulver Center of the ArtsUniversity of California, Riverside3834 Main StreetRiverside, CA 92501951.827.3755culvercenter.ucr.edusweeney.ucr.educmp.ucr.eduartsblock.ucr.eduJohn Moores 19 (1995), a prizewinner in the John Moores 20 (1997) and was awarded the Abbey Award Fellowship in Painting at the British School in Rome (2003). He has been exhibiting internationally since the early 1980’s including major shows at the Institute for Contemporary Art in London, Venice Biennale, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Serpentine Gallery and Ikon Gallery. Represented by several commercial galleries, his painting and drawings have been included in numerous solo and group exhibitions.nHis work can be found in many collections including Walker Art Gallery, Saatchi Collection and Victoria and Albert Museum. Images and essays on Leapman’s work have been included in major publications, such as “Shark Infested Waters” and “Young British Artists – The Saatchi Decade.”

Organized by UCR Sweeney Art Gallery, and curated by Tyler Stallings, artistic director, Culver Center of the Arts & director, Sweeney Art Gallery.

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