How women are portrayed in new exhibit, ‘You Are Here’

8 a.m. Monday through Saturday.Where: Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture in Soiland Humanities Center, 120 Memorial Parkway, Thousand Oaks.Admission: FreeInformation: 805-493-3697. to 8 p.m. callutheran.edu/kwanfong. When: Opens at 8 a.m. Friday and runs through April 6.

Rebecca Campbell: You Are Here

But the defining term is a loose one. to noon and 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Campbell makes each work on pink acrylic paint-primed paper of the same dimensions. There are installation artists, painters and sculptors. on March 7. Among the portraits is also a portrait of NPR’s Susan Stamberg.“What’s great about this presentation is it includes works Rebecca just completed and have never been on display before,” Schmid says. She uses a limited palette of black, white and gray to build the portrait, a technique she demonstrates from 10 a.m.
“They say, ‘I am here.’” “I imagine as the collection grows, the images will have more of that undeniability,” Campbell says. While she approaches each work with identical parameters, she imbues every portrait with a unique sense of identity, capturing each artist’s likeness with bold and gestural brush strokes. Each sitter meets the gaze of the viewer, with her strengths and vulnerabilities candidly conveyed.

I think it’s because I notice women artists whereas male curators simply don’t.”The “You Are Here” exhibition features 17 portraits of artists, from self-portrait photographer Carlee Fernandez to multimedia artist Alexandra Grant who bases her work on text. “But I haven’t had that problem. Schmid, Cal Lutheran’s curator of collections and exhibitions. There are more than people know.“As a female curator, I frequently hear from male colleagues when they’re planning shows about how difficult it is to make their group shows non-gender biased,” says Rachel T.
Many women have good careers in the art world. arts scene. But when they reach a certain level, the gender equity isn’t there.“I don’t want these women to disappear, because before there is the opportunity to live on you have to get documented,” says Rebecca Campbell, a Los Angeles-based artist and Cal State Fullerton assistant professor. “So I decided to paint their portraits.”When grouped together, this ongoing body of work – some of which makes up “Rebecca Campbell: You Are Here,” opening Friday at Cal Lutheran University’s Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture through April 6 – represents a survey of women currently living and working in the L.A.