bG Gallery presents “Waking Glimpses of Wolf Boy’s Mystic Playground” a psychedelic world of mythological dreams featuring the art of Nathan Cartwright. If you don’t know Nathan Cartwright, founder of HIVE Gallery (downtown) you need to. He is an incredibly talented artist in addition to being an art supporter, curator and gallery owner.
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“The Greenman” – kinetic relief sculpture with LED lights

This new body of work includes interactive kinetic wall sculptures and drawings following the adventures of Cartwright’s Wolf-Boy archetype. Partially inspired by his travels throughout South East Asia, the exhibit opens up a mysticism of moments of play in troubled times. Cartwright’s mixed-media work explores the journey of artistic creation and authentic awakenings through themes of adventure, success, failure, death, and rebirth. This philosophy is expressed in his sculptural relief paintings, which combine a Technicolor phantasmagoria with the texturally additive components of sculpture in intricate and nearly pinpoint detail.

Three Events at bG Gallery in conjunction with this exhibition
Saturday, October 26, 6pm – 10:30pm:  Opening reception – The first 20 people to attend receive a free Cartwright original miniature artwork.
Saturday, November 2, 2019, from 5- 8pm – Second artist reception
Friday November 15, 7:30-10:30pm: Play and Answer Night – This event will be more fun than a typical artist talk, Cartwright invites people working on sculptures to bring in their work, and he will work along with participants while chatting about pieces in the exhibit.

Taking place at another location…Saturday, November 9, 2019: The Hive in DTLA will host a Companion Event – Monster Sculpture Extravaganza with Nathan Cartwright.

On view: October 26 – November 18

What: Opening reception
Where: bG Gallery, Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Ave. #A2, Santa Monica, 90404
When: Saturday, October 26, 6pm – 10:30pm; Second Event: Saturday, November 2, 2019, from 5- 8pm; Third Event: Friday November 15, 7:30-10:30pm Play and Answer Night;
Phone: +1 310 9064211
Website: http://www.santamonica.bgartdealings.com/