Landscape 7, 2014

Vanessa Marsh

Vanessa Marsh
February 5 — 28, 2015
Opening Reception: Thursday, February 5, 5:30-7:30 PM

Dolby Chadwick Gallery is pleased to announce “Everywhere All at Once,” an exhibition of work by Bay Area–artist Vanessa Marsh. This presentation will feature, among other works, a new series of landscapes distinguished as much by their pared-down, graphic aesthetic—which she achieves by harnessing photogramic techniques—as they are by their mysterious, dream-like moods. In some works, space is articulated by layering multiple two-dimensional planes, or what Marsh likens to independent, freely-moving tectonic plates. For example, the silhouettes of a palm tree and electrical wires and poles in the foreground of Landscape #5 are articulated in opaque black, while modern-day windmills lining the hills in the background comprise a second layer that is rendered in a lighter grey. Other landscapes dramatically collapse depth by utilizing a single plane, such as Landscape #7, which depicts crisscrossing strands of pennant flags at close range. All of the landscapes in this series—also titled “Everywhere All at Once”—are set against the same vast night sky, punctuated by stars whose diffuse light makes them appear to almost glow.… read more

After Bernini: Charity

Ann Weber

Ann Weber
March 5 — 28, 2015
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 5, 5:30-7:30 PM

Dolby Chadwick Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new work by Ann Weber. Weber has drawn praise for her ability to commute the everyday into the extraordinary, utilizing found cardboard to create poignant, sensuous, and often anthropomorphic forms.… read more

Matt Gonzalez

Dérive: Situationist Encounter in San Francisco
March 5 — 28, 2015
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 5, 5:30-7:30 PM

Gonzalez’s work is collage-based, utilizing bits of discarded paper products—from advertisements to cardboard containers—that he finds while walking around the city. Most of his compositions feature a highly layered, rectilinear aesthetic that recalls the gridded city streets he traverses and architectural matrixes he passes through. Recent works tend to focus on a single hue, such as red or blue, allowing Gonzalez to explore the nuances of a given color’s range—which is amplified when a work draws on an extensive array of sources—and attend more closely to a work’s sculptural and formal elements.… read more

Chart with 11 Whites, 2014

Jaq Chartier

Jaq Chartier
April 2 — May 2, 2015
Opening Reception: Thursday, April 2, 5:30-7:30 PM

New work by Jaq Chartier… read more

Skinio, 2014

Barbara Vaughn

Barbara Vaughn
May 7 — 30, 2015
Opening Reception: Thursday, May 7, 5:30-7:30 PM

New Work… read more

Point, 2014

Jenifer Kent

Jenifer Kent
July 2 — August 29, 2015
Opening Reception: Thursday, July 2, 5:30-7:30 PM

Dolby Chadwick Gallery is honored to announce an exhibition of new works by the artist Jenifer Kent, scheduled to open in the summer of 2015. Kent draws on a wide range of inspiration for her works, which creatively merge aspects of Minimalism, Conceptualism, and Expressionism. The myriad small markings she makes in black ink on white clayboard coalesce into forms reminiscent of organic and biological phenomena—such as the fractal geometry of leaves, rivers, and snowflakes; the exponential symmetry of splitting cells; the perfect synchronicity of a flock of starlings. But they also move well beyond these references. They cull from scientific drawings, 1950s rapidograph illustration, the almost infinitesimal textural variances in master etchings, the mirrored unfolding of interrelated micro and macro processes. They render the invisible visible, articulating three-dimensional space in unexpected, meditative ways and revealing the passage of time through the evidence of their exacting, iterative process.… read more

Sequential, 2014

James Kennedy

James Kennedy
July 9 — August 29, 2015
Opening Reception: Thursday, July 9, 5:30-7:30 PM

New Work… read more