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I have never in my life worked so hard to document and post my paintings. This is what happens when you demand better and more of yourself. Almost done though. I can't wait to get painty in the art studio again! Message me for information on this painting for sale. And don't forget to sign up for my newsletter for all the details, shows, opportunities, open houses and musings.
Hi! I don't know about you, but I'm doing the weekend shimmy dance. I think I'll play a little today. But first: Sweet Deal Saturday!
Day one of my 20% off sale went beautifully. Below you will find images of paintings which are no longer available. AND I added a few new paintings to the "Street Light Paintings on Paper" category.
This 20% sale ends tomorrow! In my online store, you will find discounted ORIGINAL WORKS ranging from $64 - $3840. Pigment prints are also marked down 20% and don't forget: free shipping in all 48 contiguous states.
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Hey gang! I'm ahead of the game this year and as a result, I am launching a three day holiday sale beginning Friday. I will be offering great discounts on a range of your favorite paintings and prints!
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Fragmented Realities: City of Dreams
September 12th to October 9th
Saturday September 12th, 6:00 to 9:00pm
Los Angeles Art Association/Gallery 825
825 N La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles Ca 90069
(310) 652‐8272, www.laaa.org
(Los Angeles, August 2015) ‐ Please join artist Teale Hatheway for a very special installation, a re‐presentation of the city of Los Angeles. Hatheway’s powerful work is inspired by two texts focusing on Los Angeles; “Los Angeles, City of Dreams” 1935 by Harry Carr and “Leaving Los Angeles” in Los Angeles Magazine, July 2015. The opening reception will take place on Saturday September 12th from 6‐9pm at the Los Angeles Art Association.
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I'm from one of those rare families that arrived in Los Angeles five generations ago and hasn't left. Everyone comes to LA and everything is already here! But, it's getting harder to stay. Some days I feel betrayed by LA's rising prices and foreign real estate cash. Other days, the city delights with new experiences and comforts with familiarity. Most days, however, I keep my head down and hustle, knowing I am one of the lucky ones. Yet I find myself saying protectively, "Don't go there: terrible traffic, low wages, struggling work force. You wouldn't like it." My declarations are honest, but deceptive. LA's also optimistic. “She's open minded. She accepts your history but embraces the future. You can disappear and be found in her at the same time.”
Fragmented Realities: City of Dreams is a beautiful, frenetic and bewildered visual love letter to Los Angeles. Paintings composed of layered elements of street lights found throughout the city are framed by maps of sprawling highways and punctuated by observation benches. The lights are an old Los Angeles tradition which I imagine to be our Angels, stoically protecting our endless streets, delineating neighborhoods, and watching generations pass. My paintings are emblematic of our contemporary experiences of Los Angeles: rarely straight forward, constantly in motion, exciting, uncertain and ethereal.
Fragmented Realities: City of Dreams is book-ended by two texts focusing on Los Angeles; “Los Angeles, City of Dreams” 1935 by Harry Carr and “Leaving Los Angeles” by Scott Timberg in Los Angeles Magazine, July 2015.
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Teale Hatheway is a Los Angeles‐based artist exploring the intersection of observation, recollection and architecture. Her mixed media paintings explore the theory that environments are remembered as compilations of elements with which we develop emotional or intellectual connections. She extracts details (such as pattern, color, form and texture) from the urban environment and utilizes them to trigger recognition of place. The results are layered, fragmented representations which convey the way we frame, archive, and recall our physical surroundings.
A fourth generation Angeleno and an advocate of historic preservation, she finds Los Angeles to be an ideal source of subject matter for her paintings. Its history often being dismissed for its future, Hatheway hopes to bring attention to Los Angeles architecture by demonstrating to viewers their often unrealized, but always personal experiences of a city on the cusp of understanding its historical significance.
Teale Hatheway is an internationally exhibited and collected artist. She earned her BA from Scripps College in Claremont, California, where, along with an education in contemporary art practice, she developed a love of western sociology and history. Hatheway studied figurative painting at the Slade School of Fine Arts, University College London. While abroad, she began her personal studies of architecture and urban planning. Upon graduation, Hatheway was awarded for her extensive library featuring readings on spatial theory, architecture, stage design, photography, art, urban planning and the philosophy of the effect of structures on the human condition. She acquired additional knowledge through studies of photography and architecture at Art Center College of Design, Pasadena.
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Fragmented Realities: City of Dreams ‐ an installation of urban elements, mixed media works in progress
Fragmented Realities: City of Dreams ‐ an installation of urban elements, maquette detail
Fragmented Realities: City of Dreams ‐ an installation of urban elements, stencil wall in artist's studio
We are open for business!
My new online shop is offering limited edition, fine art prints of my Broadway and Chinatown series. To celebrate, and for a limited time, I am offering free shipping and handling* as well as covering tax, so take a look now! I am also taking pre-orders for an edition of prints of my popular painting of The Eastern. Pre-order price is $150. Order before September 1st by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
*48 contiguous states only
Additionally, I have been selling my recent street light pieces on Facebook in a fundraising effort to support my upcoming solo show, opening September 12th. The works are priced at $100 unframed and $200 framed (S&H and tax not included) and they are moving! I have uploaded images of many (not all) of them to my web site. Take a look and let me know if there are any which interest you.
Cheers and I hope you are enjoying your summer!
I'm delighted to be included in the annual Cityscape group show opening this evening at George Billis Gallery in Culver City. I have twelve mixed media paintings included in the exhibition! There are a number of art gallery openings in the walk-able area, so make an evening of it! Get there early, nab parking, have a cocktail and dinner. You can smell the ocean from Culver City...
THE CITYSCAPE SHOW V
July 18 - August 22, 2015
Opening Reception: Saturday, July 18, 5 - 8pm
GEORGE BILLIS GALLERY
2716 S. La Cienega Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90034
I always find beauty in things that are odd and imperfect - they are much more interesting. -Marc Jacobs
All the photo taking, documenting and editing or art is finally coming to fruition! A new online portfolio of my recent paintings can be found here:
Ranging in size form 6"x6" to 8"x16", these pieces are abstracted from elements of stencils I hand cut, exhibiting the details of existing and historic street lights. Los Angeles is obscurely acknowledged for it's world class collection of historic street lights which are indicative of neighborhoods and communities throughout the city. Abstracting the stencils and working in vibrant, layered colors was a playful experiment for me and I love the elegant and urban results which hang in any number of arrangements. I hang them differently every time! They will be up in my shop soon, but in the mean time, you can contact me for purchase inquiries. Enjoy!
Living the Dream
For me, being an artist is more than painting alone in my studio. I am inspired by other artists, off-beat adventures and spectacle. I curate exhibitions, collaborate on large public art installations, am an occasional color consultant and interior designer and sometimes I sculpt. I seem to do a lot of writing, but that's just business. I live an art-filled life. Thanks for coming along for the ride.