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Lucid Dreaming @ Copro Gallery: A Beautiful Bizarre Curated Exhibition

Beautiful Bizarre Magazine’s 12th curated exhibition, Lucid Dreaming is currently on view at Copro Gallery in Santa Monica, CA!

In case you missed the opening, here are a few photographs of the gallery. Sadly, we couldn’t be there in person this year due to the ongoing pandemic, but we are so happy to see that the opening night was still a huge success. We love how Copro Gallery displayed the artworks – and we are so grateful to Gary and Erica (Gallery Directors) for their ongoing support of Beautiful Bizarre Magazine. Their love of the arts matches our own and their enthusiasm is truly infectious!

Lucid Dreaming at Copro Gallery
Lucid Dreaming at Copro Gallery

Additionally, this show couldn’t have been put together without the 67 incredible artists themselves. My deepest gratitude goes out to every one of you who have taken part in Lucid Dreaming. The high caliber of artworks produced for this show went above and beyond our aims. Lucid Dreaming is an evocative mix of 2D and 3D artworks which combine the aesthetic of Beautiful Bizarre Magazine with that of Copro Gallery, and each piece is a unique pleasure to behold. Myself and the Beautiful Bizarre team are extremely proud of this group exhibition!

Lucid Dreaming at Copro Gallery

We are extremely honored and grateful to fill our walls with the “Lucid Dreaming” group exhibition curated by Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, who is always dedicated and driven to shining a positive light on artists, galleries, and everything they love.  

Artist went above and beyond for this show making every piece of artwork in it exceptional, skillful, and creative.  It has been such a great pleasure and inspiration working with Danijela and the Beautiful Bizarre Magazine team! By far one of our favourite shows of all time!” 

Gary Pressman and Erica MIller of Copro Gallery

If you are interested in seeing the entire exhibition online or purchasing any of the works you can do so via the Copro Gallery website now. The artworks are selling fast!

Take the virtual tour!

Lucid Dreaming

International Group Exhibition curated by Beautiful Bizarre Magazine

at

2525 Michigan Ave, #T5, Santa Monica, CA 90404, United States | Phone: 310 829 2156

Exhibition Dates: 24 April – 15 May, 2021

Emil Melmoth at Copro Gallery
Emil Melmoth
Autopsy of Morgueland”, 2021
Epoxy clay, varnished wood & cloth, 19″h x16″w x16″

Lucid Dreaming Exhibiting Artists:

Adam Matano [2019 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize, Sculpture Award 3rd Prize Winner], Alex Kuno, Alex Garant, Allen Williams, Andi Soto. Andy Kehoe, Annie Montgomerie, Ben Howe, Bill Mayer, Brian Mashburn, Brian Viveros, Caia Koopman. Calvin Laituri, Cam Rackam, Charlie Immer, Chet Zar, Chie Yoshii, Chris Austin, Chris Guest. Chris Mars, Christina Bothwell, Ciou, Crystal Morey, Dewi Plass, Emil Melmoth, Erik Mark Sandberg. Forest Rogers, Hannah Yata, Heidi Taillefer [2020 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize, Traditional Art Award 1st Prize Winner]. Horacio Quiroz, Igor Krstic, Jana Brike, Jasmine Worth. Jason Limon, Jennifer Allnutt, Jessica Joslin, Johnson Tsang, Josh Keyes, Julie Bell [2019 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize, Honourable Mention]. Julie Filipenko, Kai Carpenter [2020 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize, Traditional Art Award 3rd Prize Winner]. Kevin Peterson, Kim Evans, Kristine & Colin Poole [2020 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize, Sculpture Award 1st Prize Winners]. Laurie Lee Brom, Lori Nelson, Luke Hillestad, Marc Burckhardt, Marie Larkin, Menton3, Michelle Avery Konczyk. Naoto Hattori, Mahlimae, Olga Esther [2018 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize, 3rd Prize Winner]. Omar Rayyan, Phillip Singer [Winner, 2020 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize]. Richard Ahnert, Ronit Baranga, Ryan Heshka, Sarah Lee, Scott Listfield, Tach Pollard [2020 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize, Honourable Mention]. Thomas Ascott, Tom Bagshaw, Travis Louie, Yoko d’Holbachie.

The exhibition closes on 15 May. If you would like to see the exhibition in person, please email Gallery Director, Gary Pressman at coprogallery@live.com.

Here are just a few of the amazing work from the exhibition – enjoy!

Julie Filipenko Copro Gallery
Julie Filipenko: The Grand Illusion (17″ x 12″ acrylic on birch)
Heidi Taillefer Lucid Dreaming surreal horse
Heidi Taillefer: Irenic (Oil on canvas, 48 “x 36”)
Johnson Tsang surreal face sculpture
Johnson Tsang: Lucid Dream II – Drifting Senses, (Unglazed porcelain, 11″ x 7″ x 6″)
Allen Williams dark lucid dreaming
Allen Williams: YLL (Oil on board, 24″ x 18″)
Sarah Lee crocodile snake sculpture
Sarah Lee: Scissor Lock, (Vintage scissors, glitter, resin, epoxy clay, quail eggshells, 5″ x 6″ x 18″)
Julie Bell surreal Copro Gallery
Julie Bell: A Cloud of Black Leopards, (Oil on panel, 24″x 18″)
Yoko d'Holbachie magical colourful dream painting
Yoko d’Holbachie: Oneiromancy, (Acrylic on coated woodboard, 12” x 16”)
Ronit Baranga Copro Gallery Lucid Dreaming
Ronit Baranga: Grave Watchers’ Childhood #7, (Clay, acrylic paint, 21(W) x 11(D) x 45 (H))
Alex Kuno three nude women painting
Alex Kuno: Little Memory, (oil on Linen, mounted on panel, 24″x30″)
Ana Bagayan spring summer nature painting
Ana Bagayan: From Strings to Things (oil on wood panel, 12″ x 12″)
Tach Pollard Lucid Dreaming sculpture
Tach Pollard: Astarte, (Oak)
Kai Carpenter nude woman clouds
Kai Carpenter: Hypnos, (Oil on board, 16″x16″)

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About Author

Danijela Krha Purssey is an entrepreneur, and the Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder of Australian based international contemporary art magazine, Beautiful Bizarre Magazine. She is deeply passionate and committed to her vision to help shift the paradigm in the global contemporary arts industry regarding what is defined and accepted as contemporary art.

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