Surreal Visions Online Painting & Photography Exhibition
Juried by Shaktima Brien
The SociaLIGHTS is a series of Painted Portraits by Shaktima Brien|
to be featured in the upcoming film Mirages, a Film Noir on the Palm Springs Art Scene.
With this painting, “The Visionaire Prince”, inspired by Photographer William Dey, Shaktima Brien is creating a limited number of Painted Portraits that will appear in a curated Art Exhibition of Celebrities, Characters and Personalities called the SociaLIGHTS at Gallery 446. The paintings will also be part of the movie MIRAGES, a feature film she will direct and co-produce with Dimitri Halkidis this summer in Palm Springs. If you want to be included in this exceptional series of SociaLIGHTS Painted Portraits, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
SociaLIGHTS are creative, sociable and bright. They have presence and charisma that can't be ignored. They inspire others to do good.
The Good Life in Palm Springs by Nancy Baron
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Size Queen by David Page & Eros Biox
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The Mongolian Easter Bunny by Kenny Irwin
Artist Reception Saturday, March 14th, 2015 6PM - 12 AM.
444-446 S Indian Canyon, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Jim Evans, Brandon Boyd, Moby, EMEK, Risk, Piper Ferguson, Estevan Oriol, Richard Corman, Steven Adler, Adam Bravin, Jannette Beckman, Franki Chan, Block, Patrick Hoelck, The Blakhat, Bobby Alt, Dimitri Halkidis, Rob Aston, Steve Olson, Cisco Adler, Craig Skibs Barker, Dj Poet, Andy Dick, Opie Ortiz, Nico Turner, Jessicka Adams, Joseph Arthur, Neal Casal, Mod Sun, Ash X Auxs, Betsy Newman
After Party Photo Exhibit
Presented by Gallery 446 & Freixenet
Featured Artists: Patrick McMullan, Rob Lebow, Lani Garfield
David Crotty, Dimitri Halkidis
Reception on Saturday, January 3rd, 2015
at 10:00 PM
Exhibition runs until February 1, 2015
Magical, Musical, Iconic Hollywood
Reception on Tuesday, January 20th, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Join art enthusiasts for a special exhibition, live music, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres hosted by Kimberly Funkey, Angela Romeo and Caroldean Ross. The beneficiary for this event will be Charity Godmother. Jazz and Art preview will begin at 6PM with a a live auction at 8PM.
Mauro Oliveira, Johnie Thornton, Jon Measures, Ryan Campbell
Andy Ha, Neal Breton, Dave Woodman, Christopher James, Christiana Zifcak;
with Special Guest Fedor Rogovets
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Rob Lebow's "Gorgeous" ExhibitionOpening Reception on Saturday Nov. 8, 6 PM
Artist, Activist, and Philanthroper Rob Lebow will celebrate his solo exhibition GORGEOUS at Gallery 446 in Palm Springs. The evening will benefit anti-bullying organization BOO2bullying, an anti-bullying organization; "Artists awakening the world to the negativity of bullying and how zero tolerance is the only answer to create a safe learning environment for youth."
Lebow is currently working on a book of photographs entitled, GORGEOUS. The GORGEOUS PROJECT has made tremendous strides to promote progressive gender concepts and piqued interest among Fine Art and Entertainment enthusiasts alike. Featuring over 100 prominent LGBT performers and celebrities an ensembleof iconic curated portraits and personal stories such as:
Armen Ra, Amanda Lepore, Buck Angel, Calperina Adams, Candis Cayne, Cake Moss, Delta Work, Eddie Delight, Ethylina Canne, Ernie Omega, Elizabeth James, Grace Towers, Gerry Visco, Honey Mahogny, Jimmy James, Juanita More, Jason Wimberly, Johna Myers, Lauren Foster, Landon Cider, Lagana Estranga, Lola Showgirl, Maria Roman, Miss Fame, Penny Arcade, Pauline Park, Raja, Sister Roma, YOZMIT, and more!
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Past, Present, Future
Benjamin Alejandro Exhibition
Opening reception 6PM - 9PM on Saturday, October 11th, 2014
446 South Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Looking For Wonder ExhibitionOpening reception 7PM - 10PM on Saturday, October 4th, 2014
Featuring Susanna Schulten
444 South Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262
The 25 Below Exhibition at Gallery 446 features 8 artists under the age of 25 years old.
The exhibition will take place between September 6th to October 5th with the opening reception on September 6th from 6-9 PM.
This show is curated by Skyler Grey and Eddie Donaldson with the proceeds benefiting a non-profit anti-bullying organization, Boo2bullying.
PALM SPRINGS, CA, June 17, 2014 – When Steve Chase was honored by Desert AIDS Project at “A Valentine’s Gala” in 1993, along with former first ladyBetty Ford and McDonald’s heiress Joan Kroc, the program for the evening noted:
Steve’s intense interest in art has generated a significant collection of contemporary art, displayed in his private residences and Rancho Mirage office. While his collection contains museum quality works, he constantly acknowledges and seeks out work by young and upcoming artists. He is a supporter of art scholarships … and major contributions from his collection have been made to the Desert Museum in Palm Springs.
When the award-winning interior designer created his own 7,000-square-foot home in the desert, Chase made sure the living room was large enough to display his 17-foot-wide painting by Helen Frankenthaler, along with other massive works of modern art. Chase designed interiors and helped choose artwork for homes around the world of celebrity clients like Dyan Cannon, Farrah Fawcett, Gene Hackman, Johnny Mathis, and a variety of others. Right here in the Coachella Valley, clients like Helene Galen not only counted Chase as the talented professional who designed her home’s interiors but also as a friend.
Involved with Desert AIDS Project from its earliest days, Chase was a long-time volunteer, donor, and board member. He knew that one of his clients had already made gifts totaling more than $5 million to support AIDS research and provide care through her Joan B. Kroc Foundation. Working closely with Mrs. Kroc, Chase helped make possible her major gift that created the first medical clinic at Desert AIDS Project.
Following his death in 1994, many in the community rallied together the very next year to create the First Annual Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards gala, to benefit D.A.P. Twenty years later, the event has grown to become one of the highlights of the Palm Springs social season. Honoring major HIV/AIDS activists from science and medicine, as well as stars of stage and screen, “the Steve Chase” attracts 1500 or more attendees from across the country and has grossed well over $1 million for the last several years.
Now, Chase is helping to contribute to D.A.P. once again through the Steve Chase Associates Art Collection. Gil Rose, a long-time member of D.A.P.’s Partners for Life annual giving program, along withStan Russell. Rose, who is also D.A.P.’s Volunteer Curator of Art & Collectibles, said “This is everyone’s opportunity to purchase artwork from the D.A.P. Archival Collection, including the Chase Collection and works from a variety of other artists.”
Dimitri Halkidis, who regularly offers his talents as a photographer on a pro bono basis, has made his Gallery 446, at 446 S. Indian Canyon Way, available for showing this art collection. Following an opening reception on July 5, the collection will be on display until August 31.
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Congratulations to our 2013
Street Art Submission Winner:
Check out pictures from our Artists' Reception.
This is a free public event, the show runs through October please visit and see these wonderfuls works of art before they are sold out!
A Message from the curator:
This show the Fifth Element has me more excited than I had ever really expected it to be! As a long time patron of the arts, the one area that has eluded me somewhat was street art.
About 8 years ago I went to the opening show that Moca put on where they were featuring Basquiat's work. While I found it fascinating, some how I think because he had such influence from Andy Warhol the work almost felt familiar. I also went to exhibits at the Geffen as well as several other exhibits but I always walked away with the feeling that there needed to be more..... Well now there is!
It's a WOW.... Powerful, beautiful, impactful, thought provoking and connected is what I would now say about Street Art. These amazing artists are definitely part of the development of this relatively new movement in art! It completely feels like art in a way that not only an experience or even critical eye can see but someone who has never been to a museum or gallery before will more likely feel something! These are burgeoning masters in a new genre for the art world and experiencing this show will allow you the opportunity to be part of a piece of history!
Sunday, July 5th,
7:00 - 10:00 pm
This is a free public event.
A Message from the curator:
have always loved photography as an artistic way to
capture moments or even seconds in time. The skilled
eye of a photographer’s work is really quite special; it
allows the viewers a glimpse into something they would
never see or experience otherwise.
I personally find both traditional, -- old school photography
as well as newer digitally
enhanced or manipulated work very interesting. In old
school photographs we see literal, real, images that rely
on the skillful eye and timing of the photographer. By contrast,
modern inhanced or manipulated work with color or dropped
in images from other sources rely on artistic talent and vision
to communicate to the viewer. This creates another form of
expression beyond what was captured initially.
In this show Exposed... A Photographic Journey, I wanted
to introduce a group of photographers that work in a variety
of styles and expose the artistic diversity that can
exist within the photography genre. Here each artist
represents a different realm within the same medium.
Take a close up look and you will see what they saw!
April 26 - June 16, 2013
Sunday, April 28th,
5:00 - 8:00 pm
This is a free public event.
- MARCH 15, 2013
SATURDAY, January 5, 2013
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
20% of proceeds benefit
BOO2bullying, An Anti-bullying Organization.
PALM SPRINGS, CA - Enjoy a fabulous night out with friends at Gallery 446's latest show, "HALLELUJAH" and meet photographer, Marjorie Salvaterra at the Artists' reception January 5th, 2013, 6-10 PM.
Marjorie Salvaterra’s images reveal “a fine line between sanity and insanity,” according to Virginia Heckart, Associate Curator of Photography at The Getty Center. Salvaterra’s exhibitions include: Rencontres d’Arles, Arles, France; Clark-Oshin Gallery, Los Angeles, Solo Exhibit, 2011; MOPLA Opening Night Solo Exhibit - 2011, Los Angeles; "Fuck Pretty" - Robert Berman Gallery, Los Angeles, 2011, “Classic Camera Show,” Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco; “Contrast LA,” at A&I Gallery, Los Angeles; “Alternative Photography,” at Julia Dean Gallery, Los Angeles; and the “Human + Being” show at The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, Colorado. Her work was included in the George Eastman House Museum auction at Sotheby’s, New York and she was runner-up for the 2009 and 2010 Berenice Abbott Prize for Emerging Photographers.
Marjorie's great achievement is as a wife and mother of two. She makes her home in Los Angeles, California.
446 S. Indian Canyon, Drive.
Palm Springs, CA 92262
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Saturday, October 6, 2012.
6 PM - 10 PM.
THE SURREAL SHOW
OCTOBER 6, 2012 - NOVEMBER 27, 2012 Curated By:
•William Dey Danovsky
Last Spring, after seeing the Surreal show at LACMA, Shatkima invisioned curating a Surreal Show in the desert with Palm Springs artists, whose work reflected identities, portraits, self-referential images, and masquerades that revealed their soul-journey, mind-treasures and self-realizations.
Sam Phillips will host the event with Dimitri Halkidis, Creative Director at Gallery 446.
20% of Event's procedes will benefit
BOO2bullying, an anti-bullying organization.
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Original Paintings By William Webster
WHO AM I
Paint, Sand, Glitter. Uncommon techniquest conjure in a magnificent fashion. William's works are beautiful, elegant, true pieces of art. This is a show that should not be missed.
Artist's Reception was Friday, June 1, 2012. 6 - 10 PM.
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Original Metal Sculptures By Andre GenevoyWelded scrap pieces and steel gazing balls make ethereal and unique art pieces. Andre weled life and movement into each piece from a golden sail to a sumersaulting figure and more.
KELLY.X uses the classic Pin-up style for her intricate and beautifuly detailed art pieces.
Hinkle ModerneBy Artist Michael Hinkle
Paint, Mixed media art featuring Palm Springs Architecture and self portrait photography.
Using pinstriping Mauro put together beautifuly detailed art pieces which were heavily varnished for an immaculate reflective sheen. Mauro's pieces were warmly received and many pieces sold immediately!
Photographer Dimitri Halkidis is world traveled and reknown for his work with celebrities, royalty and classic black and white photography.