THELMA SADOFF CENTER FOR THE ARTS
 

 

Current Exhibitions

Celebrating Aviation

Exclusive pieces from the EAA Museum at THELMA!

Exhibit Dates: July 17 - August 17
Reception: 5 pm, Thursday, July 31

EAA Members free admission!

(THELMA members always free)

EAA meets THELMA! See the works of EAA’s chief photographer Jim Koepnick, a model of the only Bugatti aircraft ever built, and the rendering and model of Bernhard Pietenpol’s Air Camper with a Ford Model A engine in the stunning Contemporary Wing. Exhibit goers will also have the opportunity to see planes in flight with an added video component.

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Sage Vaughn: Falling Upward

Sage Vaughn has exhibited in London, Switzerland, Germany and Los Angeles, where he calls home.


Vaughn is an L.A.-based painter and illustrator, best recognized for his wildlife series depicting colorful butterflies, owls and sparrows, in otherwise melancholic, city scenes. Although as a teen he started out spraying graffiti around the San Fernando Valley, California, where he was raised, it was a scene he quickly outgrew. He is interested in the interface between "mans' wild side and animals' civilized aspects."

His father was also a painter and used to take Vaughn to L.A. Zoo, where the pair would sit and sketch animals all day. In his most recent paintings, Wildlives, Vaughn paints children playing against the same faded, urban scenes against which he places wildlife, drawing comparisons between the liberty and survival skills of each. He has had widely acclaimed solo shows in New York, Geneva, and London.

Vaughn also has connections to major rock bands. He has a major exhibition curated by the Beastie Boys' Mike D at the Museum of Contemporary Art in L.A. 

Vaughn and photographer Michael Muller collaborated on this colorful painted artwork (left) that adorns the sleeve of the single by the Red Hot Chili Peppers' "Monarchy of Roses." 

Exhibit Dates: May 15 - August 10, 2014
Free Reception: May 15, 5 to 8 pm

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