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FW: MJC Art Gallery presents Homebody: Painting by Chelsea America

MJC Art Gallery presents Homebody: Painting by Chelsea America

(Modesto, CA) –Modesto Junior College Art Gallery presents Homebody: Painting by Chelsea America, an exhibition of works by this local area artist. The display is open to the public through January 10 – February 2, 2017. Admission is free.

The MJC Art Gallery is located on East Campus, 435 College Avenue and it is open Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (The Gallery will be closed on Monday, January 19 for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.)

A public reception with the artist will be held on Thursday, January 19, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Gallery. Refreshments will be served.

Working in painting, drawing, photography, video and performance, Chelsea America investigates themes around self-worth, vanity, materialism, and the dynamics of sex and power in the domestic landscape.

America was born and raised in Denver, CO. She studied art at the San Francisco Art Institute, earning her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in New Genres in 2009. She went on to study photography, spending a semester at the Siena Art Institute in Siena, Italy. America lives and works in Modesto.

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Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.