Thursday, December 10, 2015

Happy Holidays!


Gregg Chadwick
Rio Grande
30"x40" oil on linen 2015

Happy Holidays! Hope to see all my Bay Area friends at the Sandra Lee Gallery in San Francisco on Dec 12, 2015 from 4-6 pm for the Annual Holiday Group Exhibition. My new painting Rio Grande will be exhibited for the first time! Rio Grande will be on view until the New Year.

Saturday, December 05, 2015

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Music for Paris

"This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before" Leonard Bernstein

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Tonight! Art & Home: An Evening with LA Family Housing - October 21, 2015 7-9pm


Gregg Chadwick 
Buddha of Roseburg
8"x6" oil on panel 2015
Tonight!
Art & Home: An Evening with LA Family Housing to benefit LA Family Housing.
October 21, 2015 7-9pm
Room & Board, Helm's Bakery Building, 8707 Washington Boulevard, Culver City CA 90232

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

You Are Cordially Invited to Gregg Chadwick's Events and Exhibitions!





Please Join Me This Upcoming Weekend for the 11th Anniversary of the Santa Monica Art Studios. 

My studio #15 will be open with a display of new paintings in process.

Saturday, October 17 from 6-9pm 
Sunday, October 18 from 1-5pm

3026 Airport Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90405




Gregg Chadwick will be speaking at The Representational Art Conference
on November 2, 2015 in Ventura, California 

From Tehran to Ferguson:
Social Justice in Contemporary Representational Art



(For more info please click here: http://trac2015.org/gregg-chadwick/)


Gregg Chadwick 
Kids Who Die: From Ferguson to Baltimore
24"x48" oil on linen 2015

(Inspired by Langston Hughes & the #BlackLivesMatter Movement)




Gregg Chadwick's Solo Exhibition Cinema of Time
Continues at Upper West through October 24, 2015


Upper West, 3221 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Artist Gregg Chadwick Engages Hollywood in New Exhibition: "Cinema of Time"
Huffington Post Article published July 7, 2015 By Kathy Leonardo
"Paintings have always been a backdrop in Gregg Chadwick's life. Much like a cinematographer shapes a film with beautiful images, Chadwick creates his own stories via his art with iconic themes and striking figures with subtle subtext." 
                        
Read the Complete Article at:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kathy-leonardo-/artist-gregg-chadwick-eng_b_7740254.html



"Buddha of Roseburg" will be available at
Art & Home: An Evening with LA Family Housing to benefit LA Family Housing.


October 21, 2015 7-9pm
    
Room & Board, Helm's Bakery Building, 8707 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232



Gregg Chadwick 
Buddha of Roseburg
8"x6" oil on panel 2015

More at:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1023426074375780/
 https://www.facebook.com/lafhonline






And a not so distant memory...


Actress and Art Collector Yareli Arizmendi
Seems to Merge with Gregg Chadwick's Ethereal Painting at LA ART Show 2015  #LAArtShow 

My artwork was featured at the LA Art Show 2015 at the LA Convention Center by the Sandra Lee Gallery and The Station Agent was illustrated in the catalog. January 14-18, 2015



Hope to see you at one or more of these events!

Thanks for your interest in my art.

Gregg

www.greggchadwick.com

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Kids Who Die (Ferguson to Baltimore)


Gregg Chadwick

Kids Who Die (Ferguson to Baltimore) 
24”x48” oil on linen 2015

inspired by Langston Hughes and the #BlackLivesMatter movement 


Kids Who Die

by Langston Hughes

This is for the kids who die,
Black and white,
For kids will die certainly.
The old and rich will live on awhile,
As always,
Eating blood and gold,
Letting kids die.

Kids will die in the swamps of Mississippi
Organizing sharecroppers
Kids will die in the streets of Chicago
Organizing workers
Kids will die in the orange groves of California
Telling others to get together
Whites and Filipinos,
Negroes and Mexicans,
All kinds of kids will die
Who don't believe in lies, and bribes, and contentment
And a lousy peace.

Of course, the wise and the learned
Who pen editorials in the papers,
And the gentlemen with Dr. in front of their names
White and black,
Who make surveys and write books
Will live on weaving words to smother the kids who die,
And the sleazy courts,
And the bribe-reaching police,
And the blood-loving generals,
And the money-loving preachers
Will all raise their hands against the kids who die,
Beating them with laws and clubs and bayonets and bullets
To frighten the people
For the kids who die are like iron in the blood of the people
And the old and rich don't want the people
To taste the iron of the kids who die,
Don't want the people to get wise to their own power,
To believe an Angelo Herndon, or even get together

Listen, kids who die
Maybe, now, there will be no monument for you
Except in our hearts
Maybe your bodies'll be lost in a swamp
Or a prison grave, or the potter's field,
Or the rivers where you're drowned like Leibknecht

But the day will come
You are sure yourselves that it is coming
When the marching feet of the masses
Will raise for you a living monument of love,
And joy, and laughter,
And black hands and white hands clasped as one,
And a song that reaches the sky
The song of the life triumphant
Through the kids who die.

Must Watch Reading of Hughes Poem - Kids Who Die: A Tribute to the Movement (Narrated by Danny Glover)
youtu.be/e5k2pfkXd0c

Friday, September 04, 2015

You Are Invited to "An Odyssey: 10 Year Anniversary of the Torrance Art Museum"



Gregg Chadwick
Not a Morning Person
8"x8" oil on panel 2015

AN ODYSSEY: 10 YEARS OF THE TORRANCE ART MUSEUM




I am excited to have my painting "Not a Morning Person" in the Torrance Art Museum's 10 Year Anniversary Benefit Exhibit and Fundraiser. Guests will have the opportunity to purchase artworks from the various artists who exhibited at the museum over the past decade. All works will be sold for $100.00 USD and proceeds will go towards future museum renovations and to expand the museum's arts and education programs.  Hope to see you there! - Gregg Chadwick

Below is a list of confirmed artists who will have their work sold at the gala: 

Accardi, Charles
Agito, Robyn
Alexander, Peter
Aliabadi, Shiva
Alvarez, Tania Jazz
Ano, Michael
Apgar, Jonathan
Appel, Kevin
Aragona, Marisa
Argote, Carmen
Arrowsmith, Dawn
Avesar, Nurit
Baer, Nadege Monchera
Baker Cahill, Nancy
Balisle, Jenny
Bankhead, Steven
Barber, Kireilyn
Barrie, Kelly
Batura, Tanya
Baumann, Edith
Baxter Blader, Enid
Bear, Claudia
Beck, Bridget
Belle, Nicole
Bemiller, Quinton
Berk, Barbara
Bersaglieri, Andrea
Bharthania, Arezoo
Blair, Philippa
Boogie, Chor
Bowne, Chris
Bracken, Lelde
Bravin, Ashley
Briare, Jim
Brookshire, Madison
Brown, Nick
Brown, Tony
Buchman, Lindsay
Buckley, Georgette
Buis, Doug
Cagin, Gul
Callaghan, Joshua
Campbell, Clayton
Campins Cambra, Daniela
Cantor, Ellen
Carla Handel, Michelle
Carter, Matthew
Casentini, Marco
Castrejon, Enrique
Chadwick, Gregg
Chang, York
Chomick, Michael
Chowdhury, Srijon
Chung, Helen
Clark, Eric
Clarke, Lee
Clarke, Marsia Alexander
Clavel, Annie
Cooper, Brian
Counts, Emily
Coy, Chris
Croskery, Sydney
Daley, Carole
Davis, Cherie Benner
De Anda, Ismail
De Boer, David Michael
Deniaud, Michelle
Dennis, Sergio
Diener, Ann
Dill, Laddie John
Dimitrov, Slobodan
Dodge, Dani
Dominick, Drew
Dommermuth, Mike Vegas
Dove, Daniel
Duarte, Veronica
Duffy, Sean
Dunn , Tom
Dunn, Jeanne
Durazo, Martin
Dutcher, Mark
Edwards, Gabriel D
Ekouagou, Kokou
El Baz, Mohamed
Ellis, Zavier
Erker, Jay
Es, Carol
Evans, Nancy
Everett, Peter
Factor, Tia
Fahnestock, Mclean
Fallah, Amir H
Faragher, Kristine
Faulwell, Asad
Feldman, Roni
Ferrandez, Jesus Max
Fierro, Michelle
Folk, Elizabeth
Foster, Andrew
Frieden, Sarajo
Frost, Kristin
Gad, Simone
Gafford, Chris
Gallegos, Omar
Gellis, Yvette
Ghilarducci, David
Ghuloum, Rema
Gipe & Tell Studio
Giandalia, Herlinda Rojas
Gladstone, Wendell
Gomez, Ed
Gravis, Lydia
Gray, Katherine
Gruni, Zoè
Gunn, Linda
Haft-Candell, Julia
Hager, Jenny
Hall, Walt
Harvey, Liz
Hawkins, Vincent
Henry, Karma
Ho, Tai Yin
Holliday, Hadley
Holmes, Brent
Huff, Nathan
Hüttner, Per
Huynh, Phung
Ida, Bryan
Ilie, Marie-Laure
Ishizaki, Velda
Jackel, Claire
Johnson , Kiel
Jones, Brian Thomas
Kacherian, Gegam
Kaminski, William
Katholm, Bibi
Kaufman, Seth
Kaur, Siri
Kidd, Thomas Whittaker
King, Eri
Kitts Senn, Andrea
Kolosvary-Stupler, Eva
Koss, Robert
Koumoundouros, Olga
Kroeger, Alberto
Kuhn, Christopher
Kundell, Elana
Kunik, Linda
Kunke, Jason
Kvetny, Ida
Lah, Olga
Laird, Campbell
Lajarin, Aitor
Lane, Connie DK
Lane, Marion
Larkey, Molly
Larson, Ian
Lawson, Thomas
Leapman, David
Lee, Jung Ji
Lee, Michelle Jane
Lemke, Alex
Lewis, Tim
Halloran, Lia
Liesy, Carolyn
Lizotte, Susan
Logereci, Susan
Madoo, Ceres
Madrid, Vanessa
Mann, Elana
Marcelletti, Alanna
Markowitz, Barry
Mars, Adam
Marshall, James L.
Martelloni, Luigia
Martin, Heather Gwen
Matsuno, Jeff
McClure, Siobhan
McDonald, David
McLain, Mike
McReynolds, Faris
Measures, Jon
Melían, Kathleen
Mercier, Christopher
Mills, John
Mirabal, Charise
Montes, Esmeralda
Moore, Charlotte
Morales McCain, Claudia
Moya, Robert
Najarian, Hagop
Nebolon, Frances
Nehrbass, Jennifer
Nguyen, Hung Viet
Nguyen, Khang Bao
Nishigawara, Nobuhito
Noble, Aaron
Novak, Travis
Orr, Julie
Orser, Julie
Oxley, Lisa
Palmer, Dylan
Parducci, Claudia
Paull, Julia
Pece, Bob
Petropoulos, Renee
Phelps, Calvin
Pierzynski, Mike
Plascencia, Gloria
Pomonis, Mary Anna
Potter,Serena
Presneill, Max
Quintana, Juan Carlos
R. Hong-An Truong
Raggett, George
Ramin, Michelle
Ramos, Jason
Ramos, Vincent
Razdow, Max
Reavey, Peggy
Reeves, Diane
Ricci, Bryan
Rich, Bobbie
Rick, Gay Summer Sadow
Roberts, Christy
Roberts, Colin
Rodkin, Ben
Rodriguez, Ana
Roy, Jean-Pierre
Rubio, Nano
Ruiz, Conrad
Russell, Linda Jo
Ruthsatz, Richard
Ruznic, Maja
Ryan, David
Ryan, Frank
Saegusa, Satoshi
Sakai, Yoshi
Sanchez Burr, David
Sanford, Conchi
Sarason, Phoebe
Savage, Kate
Sayler, Marisa
Saylor, Daney
Schiele, Kristen
Schomaker, Kristine
Schoenmaker, Ellemieke
Scholnick, Jaime
Schoultz, Andrew
Schwartz, Julia
Schwartz, Steve Sas
Seal, Tamra
Sewelson, Cory
Shewmake, Becca
Silver, Emily
Sin, Yong
Sittler, Rebecca
Skarbakka, Kerry
Sming, Vivian
Sorg de Mollerat, Cheryl
Soto Diaz, Mariangeles
Spanbock, David
Sparkes, Sarah
Standlea, Jesse
Stepaniuk, Gina
Stewart, Allison
Stewart, Cynthia
Svenningsen, Theodore
Taber, Ryan
Thibeault, Marie
Thomas, Noah
Tierney, Patrick
Tomczyk, Vincent
Trueman, Chris
Tse, Shirley
Tucker, Kim
Updegraff, Miller
Urban, Paul
Valdez, Elizabeth
Vlahovich, Tyler
Warwas, Ben
Webster, Steve
White, Ralph
Whitmore, Tessie
Wiesenfeld, Alexandra
Willis, Jay
Whitney, Kay
Wolek, Joe
Wolek, Lena
Wolkoff, Steven
Wood , Eve
Wright, Alison
Yelland, Tobin
Yun, Lawrence
Zamani, HK
Zask, Peggy
Zask, Ben
Zellen, Jody

Friday, July 31, 2015

Jersey Rain


Jersey Rain by gregg chadwick
Via Flickr:
Gregg Chadwick 30"x40" oil on linen 2015 
 Inspired by Robert Pinsky and Robert Chadwick 
JERSEY RAIN
by Robert Pinsky
Now near the end of the middle stretch of road
What have I learned? Some earthly wiles. An art.
That often I cannot tell good fortune from bad,
That once had seemed so easy to tell apart.
The source of art and woe aslant in wind
Dissolves or nourishes everything it touches.
What roadbank gullies and ruts it doesn’t mend
It carves the deeper, boiling tawny in ditches.
It spends itself regardless into the ocean.
It stains and scours and makes things dark or bright:
Sweat of the moon, a shroud of benediction,
The chilly liquefaction of day to night,
The Jersey rain, my rain, soaks all as one:
It smites Metuchen, Rahway, Saddle River,
Fair Haven, Newark, Little Silver, Bayonne.
I feel it churning even in fair weather
To craze distinction, dry the same as wet.
In ripples of heat the August drought still feeds
Vapors in the sky that swell to smite the state –
The Jersey rain, my rain, in streams and beads
Of indissoluble grudge and aspiration:
Original milk, replenisher of grief,
Descending destroyer, arrowed source of passion,
Silver and black, executioner, font of life.                

Monday, July 27, 2015

Basque Ghosts: A Review of Gabriel Urza’s First Novel — ”All That Followed”

by Gregg Chadwick




Author Gabriel Urza’s family has roots in Spain’s Basque region. His new novel “All That Followed”http://amzn.to/2eyXpMY shows us the faces of civil wars — the Spanish Civil War of the 1930's, the Basque separatist movement, and the small wars that families and couples often find themselves fighting. Urza recounts a fictional tale based on real events that explores the kidnapping and killing of a young politician by even younger separatists in the late 1990s. Urza limns a town where everyone knows where bullet holes were left by Franco’s murderous thugs decades before. Ghosts of the murdered seem to arrive in the slanted rain — txirimiri in Basque. In a Rashomon like retelling of the politician’s murder, three disparate voices speak in alternating chapters: Joni, an aging American expat teacher. Mariana, the victim’s young wife. And Iker, a student activist turned abductor. Joni and Mariana’s pain and loss are balanced with Iker’s hunger for meaning and action and ultimate indoctrination into violence. Much like the current appeal of ISIS for many young men and women in Europe, Iker finds acceptance into a group of like minded if not lost compadres. Urza’s novel does not give us easy answers, but instead focuses on the human costs of political and personal devotion and unfaithfulness.

Urza writes with a deep poetic connection to the Basque landscape and the struggles of its people. Highly recommended.