Curator: Sung-Hee Son

Bleicher/Golightly is pleased to present the solo exhibition of new ceramic sculptures and paintings by Linda Smith. Using the motifs of figures and heads of both humans and animals, Linda conveys the conditions of life through her expressive and vividly colored works. In this recent body of work she celebrates feminine love and beauty through a budding new series paying homage to the Greek goddess Aphrodite. The compositions are familiar from well known classical works but the bright colors and whimsical interpretations are distinctly Linda Smith.

Linda also continues themes drawn from her daily life, relationships with people and animals, working organically from her subconscious, and commenting on the world around her. Her subjects, like her style and technique are direct and charmingly playful, meanwhile there is always depth through subtleties in things like the look in the eyes or figurative gestures.

We hope you can join us in discovering and enjoying this bold new body of work by Linda Smith.

Artist talk at 7:30 p.m.

Reception 7-9 p.m.

Show Duration: September 7th- September 26th, 2012

BG Gallery (Bleicher/Golightly)
1431 Ocean Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Hours: Sunday-Wednesday 12-6pm
Thursday-Saturday 12-10pm


There is city parking on 4th and Broadway or 4th and Colorado that almost always has spaces and is 5 dollars flat rate.

There is also lot in the alley next to the Georgian Hotel on our block, you have to turn right on Santa Monica from Ocean then right again into the alley. It is $8-10 flat rate but very close to us.

There is also a lot underneath our building with a 20 car capacity it is $14 flat rate.

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  • William R. Seaver I.

    I liked her ceramics and she was interesting to talk with.

    September 21, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great experience. Enjoyed the artwork and conversations with the other art enthusiasts.

    September 21, 2012

  • Henry

    Super art and a lovely evening

    September 21, 2012

  • Rhoda W.

    Hi, the event tonight was great. It was my first time. So glad I went, found the art and artist very exciting and the people open and interesting. Thanks!

    September 21, 2012

  • Lynsy

    My +1 can't make it, so that opens up a space for someone on the waitlist.

    September 21, 2012

  • Clara

    If you are unable to make it tomorrow night, please be so kind and change your rsvp this evening...thank you, Clara

    September 20, 2012

  • Sung-Hee

    We're looking forward to having you all at Bleicher/Golightly this Friday evening!

    September 18, 2012

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