Archive for January, 2012

Preston & Patrick at Andi Campognone Projects

Sixpack Projects is back in action helping to organize this exhibition
at Andi Campognone Projects!

PRESTON DANIELS | Black and Blue
PATRICK STRAND | Bedroom Atoll

January 14 – February 25, 2011
Art Walk Reception: January 14, 6-9pm

Andi Campognone Projects
300 W. Second Street
Pomona, CA 91766

Preston Daniels and Patrick Strand produce works that seize the humanization of architectural, communal and spatial elements occupying our modern environs. The artists’ re-contextualization of transcendental communities is realized through architectural sculptures (Daniels) and drawing studies (Strand). Both Daniels and Strand’s works represent the physical changes reflected in our living spaces and how they embody our everyday lives. Organized by Jennifer Frias and Sixpack Projects.

Preston Daniels attended the Chatauqua Institute School of Fine Art in New York and received his BFA from West Virginia University in 2007. He received an MFA on a Hallsburg Scholarship from California State University Fullerton in 2010. He has exhibited works at The OsCene at the Laguna Art Museum (2010), Crussell Fine Arts in Orange CA, SCA Project Gallery in Pomona, Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana and others. He has collaborated with artist and film director Tim Burton on his sculpture “Robot Boy” for the exhibition Tim Burton that opened at New York’s Museum of Modern Art in 2009, and travelled to Los Angeles County Museum of Art in May 2011. His works are included in numerous private collections around the country such as the collection of Barbra and Victor Kline. He currently lives and works in Long Beach, California.

Patrick Strand holds BFA degrees in drawing and painting from the University of Southern California (1998) and in character animation from the California Institute of the Arts (2002). In 2010 he received his MFA in Painting from Cal State Fullerton. He has exhibited at numerous southern California venues such as Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, dA Center for the Arts in Pomona, Barnsdall Municipal Art Gallery in Los Angeles and the Palm Springs Film Festival. With his background in animation, drawing and painting, he has taught at Maxis Studios/Electronic Arts in Redwood City and Walnut Creek, CA, ABC Family in Los Angeles, California State University at Fullerton and Watts Towers through the Community Arts Partnership in Watts, CA. He currently lives and works in San Pedro, California.

Sixpack Projects is a collaboration of six artist/curators organizing innovative contemporary art exhibitions and events throughout Southern California. We are: Alyssa Cordova, Jennifer Frias, Lilia Lamas, Jillian Nakornthap, Jeff Rau, and Heather Richards. Sixpack Projects features special curatorial projects by the members of our collective and is intended to be a forum for engaging the community in important and relevant cultural discussions through the exhibition of contemporary art. For more information please visit

Jesper Just at UCR Sweeney Art Gallery

JESPER JUST | Sirens of Chrome
UCR Sweeney Art Gallery
December 17, 2011 – January 21, 2012

Opening Reception: January 14, 6pm – 9pm

Our very own Jennifer Frias has curated this fine exhibition at the UCR Sweeney Art Gallery. Be sure to check it out! Click here for more info.