Opening reception Saturday, November 5 from 6 – 10 p.m.

Nexus  is an exhibition featuring works by an extensive group of artists belonging to the New Contemporary Art Movement.  Nexus will offer a curated cross-section of its vital and diverse scene.  As exciting as it is varied, its artists create work grounded in the representational, figurative, pop cultural. and referential.  The movement is about art that speaks directly and relevantly, grounded by social rather than academic interests.

Nexus will feature installations and murals by Bumblebeelovesyou, Cryptik, Drew Merritt, Kelly Vivanco, Lucien Shapiro, and Yoskay Yamamoto, and works by Adam Caldwell, Alex Grant, Alex Yanes, Amanda Marie, Benjamin Garcia, Brett Amory, C215, Carl Cashman, Chie Yoshii, Cinta Vidal, Craig ‘Skibs’ Barker, Dan Lydersen, Dan-ah Kim, Daniel Bilodeau, Derek Gores, Dulk, Erik Siador, Erika Sanada, Fernando Chamarelli, Fintan Magee, Frand Gonzales, Germs, Glennray Tutor, Henrik Aa.  Uldalen, Icy and Sot, Jaime Molina, James Bullough, James Reka, Jana & JS, Jeremy Hush, Josie Morway, Juan Travieso, Kelly Vivanco, Kyle Stewart, Linnea Strid, Liz Brizzi, Low Bros, Luke O’Sullivan, Mario Belem, Mark Dean Veca, Martin Whatson, Mary Iverson, Matt Linares, Matt Small, Matthew Grabelsky, Michael Reeder, Mike Egan, Molly Gruninger, Nosego, Pam Glew, Scott Radke, Sean Norvet, Sergio Garcia, Telmo Miel, Tony Philippou, Troy Lovegates, Wiley Wallace, X-O, and Yosuke Ueno.

Brand Library & Art Center is thrilled to host this exciting pair of special projects curated by Thinkspace Gallery.  The opening reception on Saturday, November 5 from 6 – 10 p.m. will feature a special performance from Lucien Shapiro at 8:00 p.m., two DJs, two cash bars and food trucks.  Limited free parking is available within the park and there is free street parking in the surrounding neighborhood.

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