Modern Eden Gallery is excited to welcome gallery favorites, Doubleparlour as curators for their upcoming exhibit, “The Zealot’s Elixir”. All work for this exciting exhibition is sculpture or three-dimensional in a variety of mediums including ceramic, resin, wood, and found objects. The impressive roster of artists includes international artists as well as many from the thriving local Bay Area community. They were chosen by Doubleparlour because of their work holds emotional and intellectual qualities that engage the viewer, as well as a commitment to perfecting their craft. The theme of the show is based false prophets and snake oil. The artists each present a unique interpretation on this theme that embodies trickery, faith, hope, and lies.
About the Curators: Founded in November 2007, Doubleparlour is Ernie and Cassandra Velasco. They are a husband and wife artistic duo living in San Francisco, CA. Cassandra has a B.A. in Fine Art from Humboldt State and Ernie is a self taught artist. Doubleparlour’s work includes solo and collaborative pieces in a variety of mediums and materials. They strive to produce well-crafted artwork with an emphasis on peculiar, humorous, and melacholy characters.
Featuring dynamic 3D works from Crystal Morey (Far Right), J-RYU, Su Limbert (Far Left), Erika Sanada, Tokyo Jesus (Center, Right), Steve Ferrera, Mab Graves (Center, Left), Carisa Swenson, Sarah Davey, Liz McGrath, Allison Sommers, Michael Campbell, Miso, Lana Crooks, Lucien Shapiro & Minka Sicklinger, John Casey, Sheri DeBow, Calvin Ma, Jaime Lakatos, Troy Coulterman, Elliot Jackson, and doubleparlour.
'The Zealot's Elixir' opened on Saturday, February 7, 2015. Patrons were enthralled with all the dimensional and intriguing works from over 20 internationally renowned sculpture artists hand-selected by gallery artists, Doubleparlour. The exhibition in on display through March 7, 2015 and online here: http://www.moderneden.com/collections/zealots-elixir