Eating Apples in Paradise

March 7th, 2011


Detail: ‘Comes to Town’ – Two 40×42″ C-prints mounted on sintra with plexi front.

Here is a detail from my piece for Eating Apples in Paradise, a group show at the Contemporary Arts Forum.

A smaller version of this piece was previously exhibited in SUPER SANTA BARBARA I 2 years ago.

To see the whole diptych, you’ll have to go check it (and all of the other wonderful work) out in person.  Edit: Show is closed now. Here are two shots if you were unable to attend:

 

 

The exhibit runs through May 1st.  Here’s the info (link to review PDF below):

Eating Apples in Paradise featuring Macduff Everton, Elizabeth Folk, Nancy Gifford, Penelope Gottlieb, Saul Gray-Hildenbrand, Kimberly Hahn, Cyndee Howard, Hank Pitcher, Warren Schultheis, Steven Soria, Jonny Troyna, and James Van Arsdale.

Santa Barbara is a paradise; Disneyland is a paradise; the U.S. is a paradise. Paradise is just paradise. Mournful, monotonous, and superficial though it may be, it is paradise. There is no other. – Jean Baudrillard, America

As early as the 1900’s, the city of Santa Barbara promoted itself and its environs as an idyllic setting. From Pearl Chase’s visions of utopia to the widespread dissemination of the resort destination via the eponymous soap opera and into today’s promotions by the Chamber of Commerce and Conference & Visitors’ Bureau, Santa Barbara has consciously sold and established itself as a modern-day paradise.

CAF dares 12 local artists to take a bite out of the proverbial apple with an exhibition exploring the realities and ambiguities of living in such an Edenic location. Via the artists’ works, this exhibition will reveal the multi-faceted issues of the region, both embracing and critiquing our history, sociology, and current conditions.

SBNP Review:  Artburgers in Paradise: (click image for pdf)

 

 

More experimenting with materials

November 10th, 2010

Moving on to some bigger experiments with resin, tape, pen, acrylics.  Big thanks to Stephanie Dotson for turning me onto the resin (a fantastic solution to what I was trying to do years ago with loose sheets of plexi).  Yay for knowing smart people.

Experimenting with new materials

September 5th, 2010

I participated in (and helped design) ‘From Dusk ’till Drawn‘ at CAF last month.  Here are a few of the drawings from that 24 hour period.

(sold)

New Work August 2009(ish)

August 11th, 2009

Warren Schultheis Studio

click for enlargement.  More on the way soon.

Warren Schultheis - Vector - Gallery Ocho

I have a small solo show at Gallery Ocho this month. Details and more images below:
April 19th – May 17th, 2008

Artist’s Reception Saturday, April 19th 5-7pm

GALLERY OCHO
1221 State St. #8
Santa Barbara, Ca
93101
Gallery Hours Tues-Friday – noon – 5pm Sat 11am – 4pm Sun – by appointment (805) 965 – 3054

www.galleryocho.com

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Post-Solstice Paintings

December 30th, 2007

New Painting

Warren Schultheis Painting

Small Images Exhibition 2007

November 9th, 2007

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I have a small piece in this show this evening.  Late notice? Yes.

ATKINSON GALLERY  at Santa Barbara City College is pleased to announce
the 22nd small images exhibition. This lively and popular show opens
on Friday, November 9, from 5 at 7pm.

http://www.sbcc.cc.ca.us/art/website/index.php?page=58

One of the oldest art competitions on the West Coast, this exhibition
is juried from hundreds of artists’ submissions that use a variety of
media. Cash awards are presented the night of the opening.

ATKINSON GALLERY is located on the East Campus, on the second floor of
the Humanities building, of Santa Barbara City College, at 721 Cliff
Drive Santa Barbara. Gallery Hours:

New Pages

September 15th, 2007

Airport Anatomy Map - Warren Schultheis

Airport II Anatomy Map - Warren Schultheis

I think I’m finally coming to some clarity about how I want these to look and feel. Here are some digital sketches of what are soon to become hard edged paintings.

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Sketch 1
untitled (lake and roads)

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There are more at my page at NeoImages.net: link