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8/20/2012 9:03:00 AM
Unique exhibition at White Hills Gallery debuts for Fourth Friday
Maps of Urban Intervention
'Gated Chicago' by Stephanie Peters
'Gated Chicago' by Stephanie Peters
'Industrial Waste' by Larry Linhardt
'Industrial Waste' by Larry Linhardt

White Hills Gallery is delighted to announce the opening reception for their newest group exhibit, "Maps of Urban Intervention," on Friday, Aug. 24, 5-8 p.m.

"Maps of Urban Intervention" brings together urban inspired works of art that reflect city life, and the impact urban life has had on rural areas, through both abstract and literal interpretations.

By combining urban and city influences onto the walls of White Hills Gallery, each work selected in this exhibit reflects the static chaotic feel and discomfort city living and urban sprawl has had on rural areas  yet at the same time each work reflects the beauty in urban living. With works by Deborah Gallagher, Elizabeth Isola, Keith Schall, Alice Daena Hickey, Rose Moon, Daniel Hotchstein, Stephanie Peters and more, "Maps of Urban Intervention" invites everyone to come see a different beauty to an otherwise ugly feeling.

To better reflect the story behind "Maps of Urban Intervention," White Hills Gallery has invited local mixed media found object artist Larry Linhardt to be the featured artist.  Linhardt's work is a mix of hardware pieces, metal, lead, copper, wood and glass combined to depict realistic and abstract scenes. For this theme, Linhardt's collection of cityscapes, including works using old staircase rails and toy cars, will be on display. Linhardt hails from Kansas City, but has recently moved to the Sedona area. Once an owner of an office furniture store, Linhardt collected various parts and pieces that inspired him to explore the art of found object. His work follows alongside assemblage artists such as Joseph Cornell and Jeff Wassmann. However, Linhardt brings his own original touch to found object art by creating space to allow light to shine through the glass in his work. This original method brightens up the rustic and antique feel his work showcases due to the use of recycling old materials.

"Maps of Urban Intervention" brings together a unique collection of original art from watercolors to large acrylic paintings to found object art that reflects the creative visions of local artists. With walls covered in maps and light shining through art, White Hills Gallery invites everyone to attend an exhibit that may make you feel claustrophobic and chaotic, but brings an appreciation to the influence and beauty urbanization has brought to art.

This exhibit will be on display from Friday, Aug. 24 through Oct. 8. The opening reception will be on Friday, Aug. 24, 5-8 p.m, during Camp Verde's Free Fourth Friday Event; this event will be free to the public with hors d'oeuvres and wine provided by The Horn Saloon. A closing reception is scheduled for Sept. 28, 5-8 p.m.

White Hills Gallery is located at 348 S. Main St., in downtown Camp Verde next to The Horn Saloon. White Hills Gallery is open Thursday, Monday and Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and on Friday and Saturday 11 a.m.-8 p.m. For more information about upcoming events, visit www.WhiteHillsGallery.com.


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