Paper Vernalia: Sculptural Drawings of Leigh Salgado- Saturday Night March 20th
The Box contemporary art gallery presents the work of artist Leigh Salgado. This collection of original mixed media work will open at the Costa Mesa gallery on Saturday March 20, 2010, from 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM. The exhibition will run through Friday, April 30, 201
The Box gallery and Leigh Salgado unveilth e diaphanous Spring with Paper Vernalia: The Sculptural Drawings of Leigh Salgado. Salgado’s sculptural drawings intimate the changing of the season with a fresh perspective in both the subjects and medium of her work. Painstakingly precise as well as gently fluid, her works embrace shadow and space to add another element to the traditionally two-dimensional art form. Here Salgado’s pen and X-Acto knife reveal a passage of time, as each work changes in respect to the angle and proximity of the viewer. “There is something tender about each piece”, says curator Johnny Sampson, “to think that there was so much violence employed at their inception directly betrays the human condition. Salgado’s pieces are a fragile reminder of newborn hope, of innocence laced with
lust, of mortality, and above all, passion ”.