The museum will reopen on September 2, 2015 at 4:30pm with an opening reception for tug: Dane Goodman and Keith Puccinelli.
Current / Upcoming Exhibitions and Programming
tug: Dane Goodman and Keith Puccinelli
September 2 – October 17, 2015
Opening reception: Wednesday, September 2, 2015 | 4:30-7:00pm
Artists' Talk: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 | 6:30pm
Westmont College, Adams Center, Room 216
Come experience collaborative artwork by Dane Goodman and Keith Puccinelli
About six years ago Goodman and Puccinelli, both Central Coast based artists and long-time friends, began a cooperative partnership in making art. At first blush their artistic styles may seem a mismatch, but at the core, both men are excellent draftsmen and both are interested in the ways that everyday objects and ordinary events reveal nuanced messages—both good and bad—about human relationships.
In their first collaboration, eating fresh peaches and tomatoes talking about death drawing together, Goodman and Puccinelli made 110 monotype prints together. The prints were first exhibited at Jane Deering Galleryin 2013, and were later acquired by the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art. Goodman and Puccinelli’s new collaborations in their drawings and three-dimensional inventions are equally provocative. These drawings and sculptures pose cacophonous interchanges, often charged with the artistic duo’s signature humorous but stinging punches. Their art forces us to ponder harsh realities, which we often prefer to ignore.
We are grateful to our lead sponsors:
Michael & Nancy Gifford
Susan Jørgensen & Alice Gillaroo
Also thanks to:
Jill & John C. Bishop, Jr.
Susan E. Bower
Jane & Chris Deering
Judy & Rob Egenolf
Rita Ferri & Joseph Narkevitz
Bill & Rosemarie Gebhart
Merrily Peebles & Paul Roberts
Sharol & Wayne Siemens
Mary Beth & Jim Vogelzang
Wesley Anderegg Ceramic Sculpture
September 2 – December 19, 2015
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 10, 2015 | 10am-1pm
Wesley Anderegg, Man With Magic Hat
Explore the ceramic sculpture of Central Coast artist Wesley Anderegg
His earthenware pieces and drawings feature imaginative narratives, as well as commentary on social and political issues.
On view in our downstairs gallery. Anderegg with have works available for purchase.