The Urban Ocean

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 The Urban Ocean (July 21 - Sept 1, 2017)
(La Jolla, CA) The new La Jolla Shores art gallery, La Playa Gallery, is pleased to introduce a summer art exhibition entitled, The Urban Ocean, featuring the works of emerging local artists Jeff Yeomans and Katy Helen Kalt. Also highlighted in this event will be the amazing wood carvings of Oregon based, blind woodworker, Mick Yoder. The show will explore an eclectic mix of ocean and beach life portrayed through oil paintings, mosaic-mirrored surf boards and wood carvings. A grand opening wine and cheese party will greet patrons of this exhibition Friday evening, July 21, 2017 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. La Playa Gallery is located in the heart of the merchant district of La Jolla Shores. The gallery is open Monday – Friday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. For information, please visit www.laplayagallery.com or call (858) 454-6903. ABOUT LA PLAYA GALLERY La Playa Gallery sits in the heart of La Jolla Shores offering a unique collection of jewelry, sculptures and paintings. The gallery takes pride in offering its patrons and the public an exciting variety of themed art shows.
  Bring summer into your home with one of Jeff Yeomans' paintings. An original painting is an investment you'll enjoy every day.
  ____________________________________________________________________________   "I grew up in Southern California in the 60s, and all I wanted to do was surf with my friends and do anything involved with art. Since then, painting, teaching and being near the ocean with my family, is how I spend my time. I am constantly working to be a better painter, teacher and father." _____________________________________________________________________________

During the last decade, Yeomans has worked to build a reputation and following as a respected regional artist. His work has received numerous awards, and benn exhibited at the Irvine Museum as well as other noted California art institutions. Among his awards is “Best Urban Landscape” at the California Art Club’s 97th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition (2008) and a commission for the Naval Hospital in San Diego giving recognition to the Wounded Warriors of our military.

He is an Artist Member of the California Art Club, a Signature Member of the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, and he teaches painting at the La Jolla Athenaeum Art & Music Library.

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