Sanda Manuila: Disturbing Times

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Presented by Art Works Downtown at Art Works Downtown, San Rafael CA

Apr 13 - 28 2018
Sanda Manuila: Disturbing Times

Solo exhibition – oil and pastel paintings

Underground Gallery

 

2nd Friday Art Walk Reception:  4/13 • 5–8pm

 

Disturbing Times Statement:

Since the 2016 elections, events have been troublesome and the future uncertain. My purpose in this exhibit is to question our global situation in these disturbing times.  My paintings are visual stories, which I emotionally charge to engage the viewers to question what they see and how they feel.

[Pictured: Fear © Sanda Manuila, portion]

 

Biography:
Born in Geneva, Switzerland of Romanian political refugees, Sanda Manuila experienced expatriation and isolation at a very early age.  As a young adult she left her native country and moved to Northern California where she is currently living.

Over the years Manuila has learned how to become a citizen of the world, a stratus she also gained by studying art over many years and in different locations.  She studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Bordeaux, France, Atelier Bessil in Montpellier, France, and at the Cornish Institute of the Arts in Seattle, WA.  More recently she has traveled to Italy to study at the Angel Academy in Florence and in Rome Artworks in Rome.  Additionally she participated in an Artist Residency at Dacia Gallery in NYC.

Sanda Manuila creates oil and pastel paintings, which are stylized representational images from which exude an allegorical quality.  Her visual stories depict a state of mind in which the boundaries between dream and reality have become very fluid.  Her purpose is to make art that depicts the challenging path of life, and what it entails to be a woman in an intimate, social, cultural, and universal realm.

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Regular Hours:  Tuesday – Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm

2nd Friday Art Walk Reception:  April 13 • 5:00 – 8:00pm

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1337 Fourth Street, San Rafael, CA 94901

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