Animalia

Abend Gallery is proud to present Animalia, our first exhibition of 2016
and a survey of the depiction of animals and wildlife in representational painting.
Through captivating portraits, fantastical settings, and incredible technique,
this group of artists present a look into the ways in which we relate to animals in art.

Jean-Pierre Arboleda, Julie Bell, Linda Tracey Brandon,
Benjamin BjÖrklund, Samantha Buller, Rory Coyne,
Lauren Levato Coyne, Ewoud de Groot, Michael Dowling,
Teresa Elliott, Vanessa Foley, Felicia Forte,
Lindsey Bittner Graham, Dana Hawk, Thibault Jandot,
Lindsey Kustusch, Aaron Li-Hill, Yael Maimon, Brian Mashburn,
Erich J Moffitt, Aixa Oliveras, David Rice, Angie Renfro, Rob Rey,
Henry Schreiber, Kevin Sloan, Elsa Sroka, Nicomi Nix Turner,
Lani Vlaanderen, Tracy Wall, Kaitlin Ziesmer

Jan 29 - Mar 5, 2016
Opening Reception: Fri, Jan 29, 6-9 pm

Jean-Pierre Arboleda
Jean-Pierre Arboleda | "La Musaraña Elefante"
Julie Bell
Julie Bell | "Behind the Veil"Julie Bell | "Big Boy"Julie Bell | "Phoenix"Julie Bell | "Tiger Shadows"Julie Bell | "Wave"
Benjamin Björklund
Benjamin Björklund | "Solomon, Amynningsvagen"Benjamin Björklund | "Solomon"Benjamin Björklund | "Phil Collins"
Linda Tracey Brandon
Linda Tracey Brandon | "King of the Castle"Linda Tracey Brandon | "The End of the Beginning"Linda Tracey Brandon | "Books, Birds and Sky"
Lauren Levato Coyne
Lauren Levato Coyne | "Plagues"Lauren Levato Coyne | "Heirloom"Lauren Levato Coyne | "Indiana"
Rory Coyne
Rory Coyne | "Glimmer Five"Rory Coyne | "Turning Seven"
Teresa Elliott
Teresa Elliott | "Desert Brahman"
Vanessa Foley
Vanessa Foley | "Lunalge"
Felicia Forte
Felicia Forte | "Good Things"
Bruce A. Gómez
Bruce A. Gomez | "Female Ruby Throat"
Lindsey Bittner Graham
Lindsey Bittner Graham | "Long Way Home"Lindsey Bittner Graham | "Mustang Alert"Lindsey Bittner Graham | "Mom and Me"
Ewoud de Groot
Ewoud de Groot | "Resting Oystercatchers"Ewoud de Groot | "Snowhunter"Ewoud de Groot | "Snowhunter 2"
Dana Hawk
Dana Hawk | "Gapers"Dana Hawk | "Push"Dana Hawk | "Ugly Turkey"Dana Hawk | "Party Animal"
Thibault Jandot
Thibault Jandot | "Duck"Thibault Jandot | "Woodcock"Thibault Jandot | "Goose"Thibault Jandot | "Goose II"
Lindsey Kustusch
Lindsey Kustusch | "Here If You Need Me"Lindsey Kustusch | "It's Fine, I'll Wait"
Aaron Li-Hill
Aaron Li-Hill | "Crossing"Aaron Li-Hill | "Exposed"
Yael Maimon
Yael Maimon | "2 Cats"Yael Maimon | "Daydreaming and Fishing"Yael Maimon | "Kitten Study"Yael Maimon | "On Hold"Yael Maimon | "Out of the Dark"Yael Maimon | "Turning Point 3"
Brian Mashburn
Brian Mashburn | "Matriarch"Brian Mashburn | "Plains Bison"
Erich J Moffitt
Erich J Moffitt | "Resplendent Sisters"
Aixa Oliveras
Aixa Oliveras | "Cat's Eye"Aixa Oliveras | "Towards the Light"Aixa Oliveras | "Reverie"
David Rice
David Rice | "Lake House"
Angie Renfro
Angie Renfro | "Bison"Angie Renfro | "Bear"Angie Renfro | "Big Horn"
Rob Rey
Rob Rey | "Bioluminescence III"
Henry Schreiber
Henry Schreiber | "The Marmot with the Golden Helmet"
Kevin Sloan
Kevin Sloan | "Our Modern Animal"Kevin Sloan | "The Ecuadorian Dice Catcher"Kevin Sloan | "The Picnic"
Elsa Sroka
Elsa Sroka | "Siesta"Elsa Sroka | "Burl"Elsa Sroka | "Me and Lu"Elsa Sroka | "Ziggy"
Nicomi Nix Turner
Nicomi Nix Turner | "Enfleshing Christ"
Lani Vlaanderen
Lani Vlaanderen | "Canyon Run"Lani Vlaanderen | "Forest Monarch"Lani Vlaanderen | "Swallow Duet"
Tracy Wall
Tracy Wall | "Halt, Walk, Trot"Tracy Wall | "Turning Point Teal"Tracy Wall | "Return to Half & Half"
Kaitlin Ziesmer
Kaitlin Ziesmer | "Smoosh Faced Creep"Kaitlin Ziesmer | "Smoosh Faced Cutie"