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Red Carpet: Rich Jacobs & Albert Reyes

Red Carpet

A warm thank you to everyone who came out for last Saturday’s opening reception! Rich Jacobs and Albert Reyes deserved the recognition for all their hard work, and we were happy to have them in the gallery to celebrate with friends. Take a look at some pictures from the opening reception and be sure to stop by White Walls Gallery before October 3rd to see this one of a kind show.

Rich Jacobs opening receptionRich Jacobs’ final touch to the installation

Rich Jacobs opening receptionAlbert Reyes, Ian Johnson, and Rich Jacobs

Rich Jacobs opening reception

Rich Jacobs opening receptionJesse Hazelip and Laiyna Magana

Rich Jacobs opening receptionChristian has the beats on lock down

Rich Jacobs opening receptionRichard Colman and friend

Albert Reyes opening receptionAlbert with friends

Rich Jacobs opening receptionKate, Rich, and Spencer

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Ramblin Worker and Justin Giarla

See more at our flickr page or check out The Shooting Gallery’s opening photos.

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Press Release: Albert Reyes

The Future Is So Bright

New Works by Albert Reyes

Albert Reyes drawing

Opening Reception: September 12th, 2009 from 7pm till 11pm.
Show runs through: October 3rd, 2009 and is open to the public.

White Walls is proud to present a new body of work by Albert Reyes this September. Reyes questions culture, race and the idea of self through autobiographical illustrations. Please join us for the opening reception on September 12th, 2009 from 7pm till 11pm.

Albert Reyes’ new body of work reflects a unique hybrid of contemporary pop culture and classical art theory. His graphite pencil and ballpoint pen illustrations are drawn on the inside of book covers offering cohesiveness to the diverse imagery. He incorporates everything from pop icons and politicians to the girl next door. Reyes draws realistic yet surreal portraits with a bit of street credibility, often referencing jailhouse art, graffiti and Los Angeles Latino culture. Each piece is composed with diverse measures of contemplation and is often accompanied with poetic words and emotion. Continue reading