Sunday, February 21, 2010

Anil & Neera Chhabra, Laura Noland Harter, Steve Ross, Delton Harrison: Collector's Eye opens at Artspace with party on Fri, Feb 26, 5:30 pm


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Collector's Eye is an eclectic exhibition of a variety of art works from over 25 arts collector’s who represent the artspace Legacy Donors, persons who have contributed significant funding to support artspace, says Pam Atchison.

Included in the exhibition are artworks collected by
- Delton O. Harrison
- Laura Noland Harter
- Drs. Anil & Neera Chhabra
- Steve Ross
- and many others.

The Chhabras are sharing pieces from their collection of over 50 pieces of Indian art from their native homeland. Anil Chhabra said, “They have gained a greater appreciation for the gold-trimmed ceramic pieces that are commonly seen in India but rarely in America.” One of his favorite pieces is a carved sandalwood sculpture of Indian dancers that is over 100 years old and was handed down from Neera’s grandfather.

It opens with a public reception at
- artspace, 710 Texas Street
- Friday, February 26th at 5:30 pm.
- the café @ artspace will be serving edible collectibles
- entertainment will be provided by neo-soul specialists Muzikology, featuring Larry Ellis, Chris Washington, Zefrem Smith, Ricky Jones and guests.
- participate in a community “Paint-by-number” project of an animated painting designed by William Joyce, artspace Artistic Director, that will be in the artspace Fun-A-Torium.
Event admission is $10.00.

1 comment:

Megan said...

An amazing opening night!!! Especially considering the time constraints to get it all together and bring what was once a concept to a visual reality. Good work Bruce!