40 Years: New Work By Dan Miller & William Scott

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40 Years: New Work By Dan Miller & William Scott
Creative Growth introduces a rarely occurring, two-person exhibition, launching a year long celebration of the Center’s 40th anniversary (1974-2014). Presenting new works by two of the Studio’s acclaimed artists, Dan Miller and William Scott.

May 9, 2013—Oakland’s Creative Growth Art Center is pleased to announce: 40 Years: New Work by Dan Miller and William Scott. On view from  June 6 – July 25, 2013.

Creative Growth, the world’s oldest and largest center for artists with disabilities, launches a year long celebration of its 40th anniversary, presenting new works by two of the studio’s most acclaimed artists, Dan Miller and William Scott.

Miller and Scott have each been widely collected within the contemporary art world, in addition to the honor of having their respective work acquired by the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Creative Growth director, Tom di Maria shares, “Dan Miller and William Scott continue to personify Creative Growth’s mission of supporting artists with disabilities to reach the highest level of artistic achievement, it is with much veneration that we exhibit their work in our Oakland gallery.”

The Creative Growth gallery will present new paintings on canvas, by William Scott alongside a new body of ceramic work and large-scale drawings and paintings by Dan Miller.

Also on view:
As part of a tradition of introducing artists with disabilities from outside the Bay Area, Creative Growth debuts new work from Cincinnati-based Thunder Sky studio. This exhibtion will feature Thunder Sky artists Antonio Adams and Marc Lambert.  Adams artwork interprets society and current events, while Lambert creates evocative visions of the future via his paintings on found acoustic tile.

Director Tom di Maria will present a ‘members preview’ exhibition walk-through on Thursday, June 6, at 11:30AM.

As part of this exhibition:
Starting June 4:
Three, new large-scale paintings by Dan Miller,
on view at Bar Jules
609 Hayes Street, San Francisco

EXHIBITION OPENING:

Thursday June 6
Members’ Preview: 11AM – 2PM
Directors talk and walk-through 11:30AM
Main Event: 5PM – 8PM
LIVE MUSIC BY Eric Vogler (guitar) & Kasey Knudsen (saxophone)
BAR & SNACKS

GALLERY NOW OPEN EVERY SATURDAY, 10AM – 3PM

REGULAR GALLERY HOURS:
MONDAY TO FRIDAY, 10AM – 4:30PM
SATURDAY, 10AM – 3PM

PRESS IMAGES:

William Scott, ‘Billy The Kid’, 2013 Acrylic paint on canvas, 30 x 40 inches

 

Dan Miller, Untitled, 2013, Acrylic paint and pen on paper, 42 x 55 inches