News ReleaseCity of Irvine
Public Information Office

1 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92606


Subject :

HIGH LOW Art Exhibition
November 23, 2013 through January 4, 2014 Reception: Saturday, November 23, 3-6 p.m.
Contact :Public Information Office    949-724-6077
IRVINE, CA (October 14, 2013):  The Irvine Fine Arts Center is pleased to present HIGH LOW, a group exhibition of ceramic art taking place November 23, 2013 through January 4, 2014.

HIGH LOW features creations by various Southern California artists, including: Tetsuji Aono, Jody Baral, Roger Herman, Bill Jaros, Phyllis Green, Matthias Merkel Hess, Mitsuko Ikeno, Shoshi Kanokohato, Seth Kaufmann, Jung Hwa Lee, Christopher Miles, Kristen Morgin, Thomas Muller, Ruby Neri, Mike Pierzynski, Max Rain, Katie Ryan, Petra Schilder, Adam Silverman, Tanja Smeets, Julia Taft-Candell, Cheryl Ann Thomas, Richard Turner, Monique van Genderen, Tam van Tran and Jessika Wood. Two guest artists from The Netherlands, Petra Schilder and Tanja Smeets, are also featured in the exhibition.

The show includes ceramic work produced by emerging and established artists ranging from pure ceramics to multi-media art. This is the third in a series of media-based exhibitions. First in the series was Analog Digital 2012 that featured analog and digital photographic works, followed by Impression, which featured traditional prints.

An opening reception will be Saturday, November 23 from 3-6 p.m. Gallery admission, parking and the opening reception are free to the public. The Irvine Fine Arts Center is located at 14321 Yale Avenue, Irvine, and is open Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; and closed Sundays. For more information, visit or call 949-724-6880.

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