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Announcing our new March-May 2020 Art Exhibition

“Tae Young Choi: Solo Exhibition”

OPENING RECEPTION:
MARCH 7 2020, 7-10PM
ART WALK OPENING:
APRIL 4 2020, 7-10PM
CLOSING SHOW:
MAY 2 2020, 7-10PM

Tae Young Choi ‘Roy’ is a Korean American artist who has worked in the entertainment industry for more than 20 years, currently residing and working in Irvine, California. His most recent studio job was at Blizzard Entertainment working as a concept artist/illustrator on the StarCraft II video game cinematics.

Now, he has focused more of his energy on personal paintings and sculptures dealing with popular culture and his own philosophies. These include paper sculptures inspired by Japanese and Hollywood robots from 80’ and 90’s pop culture which he believes was the golden era. He paired these unique sculptures with oil paintings that depict them on a canvas medium. Throughout his travels, he also created watercolor paintings of simple locations and transforming them into a burst of colors, exuding an aura that seemingly captures the mood of the locale. Tae Young was previously a featured artist at our gallery on December 2015.

We welcome him back for a full solo exhibition at the gallery with exciting new works of art.

Join us for the opening reception with a watercolor art demo by Tae Young. First 10 people in line get a commemorative signed print by Tae Young Choi!

Art raffle giveaways, photo booth, and more TBA! This is a FREE event, and open to all ages. Open during the Downtown Santa Ana first Saturday art walk. Hosted inside the LGBT Center on 4th / LGBTQ Center Orange County.

RSVP to the opening reception below.

Exhibition Title: “Queer as Art: Exploring the Power of Art and Sexual Expression” // an all LGBTQQ artist show

Opening Show: March 7th, 2020

Closing Show: May 2nd, 2020

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/452659478637220

This is a FREE event and open to all ages. No tickets required.

Art exhibitions hosted inside The LGBTQ Center Orange County on 4th Street, Downtown Santa Ana. A portion of all sales proceeds goes towards The Center OC charity fund to help empower the LGBTQ community. Thank you!

Past Exhibits:

Queer as Art: June to August 2019

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2017

Dia de los Muertos 2017

Dia De Los Muertos 2017

Dancers We Lost

Faces of Santa Ana

Dia de los Muertos

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Trans*4ming Orange County

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Hope Through Community

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A Whimsical World – Bonnie Matthews

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Warrior of Hope – Lester Blum

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Themes Explored

Some of the topics portrayed
• Life, identity and culture
• Politics
• Social and Political Identities
• Art as a Community
• Art as Activism
• LGBTQQ representations in Culture

Mediums

Art is displayed in the following mediums
• Pencil, Pen & Ink
• Photography
• Acrylic
• Oil
• Graphite
• Watercolor
• Mixed Media
• No Sculptures or Installations

Jurors

Exhibition is juried by LGBTQQ and allied jurors
LGBTQ Center on 4th Art Committee
MARCAS Gallery

Art Submission

Submit Your Work to the Center on 4th Art Exhibitions. All submissions are subject for juror review.
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Submitting your work for future consideration

We invite local LGBTQQ artists and allies to submit work for our future exhibits.