Gallery to feature mosaics for its next art exhibit

<strong>“Red Pine” by Valerie Bretl</strong>

2nd City Council Gallery + Performance Space will host a mosaic artwork exhibition entitled Tesserae: The Art of Mosaic, juried by George Fishman, from Sept. 17 to Oct. 16 with an opening reception Saturday, Sept. 24 from 7pm to 9pm.
The opening artists’ reception is open to the public and will showcase original mosaic artwork by local, national and international artists. Live music and free beverages will be provided. Admission is free.
The juror of the exhibition has designed and executed mosaic commissions since 1989 for municipal, corporate, hospitality, religious and residential clients. His projects include medallions, murals, columns, pools, and fountains. He received a fine arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania and teaching certification from Colorado State University.
Fishman has served on several boards and helped start a nonprofit art organization in Miami Beach in the 1980s. He served as co-editor of Groutline, the Society of American Mosaic Artists’ newsletter, for five years and has contributed to several books and trade publications.
2nd City Council Gallery + Performance Space is located on the east edge of the East Village Arts District, at 435 Alamitos Ave. Hours are Wednesdays through Sundays, noon to 5pm. Admission is free.
For information on entering an artwork for Tesserae, visit 2ndcitycouncil.org, call (562) 901-0997, or contact Cheryl Bennett at 2ndcitycouncil@earthlink.net.

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