Dashing through the stores this holiday season?

Avoid dashing through stores and searching for last minute gifts this holiday season. Swing by CEG to give the gift of photography!

CEG will be open December 24 until 3pm, and closed December 25th – 26th. We will be open for regular business hours Saturday, December 27th. Have a safe and wonderful holiday!

New Chair, 2014 © Julie Blackmon
New Chair, 2014 © Julie Blackmon

New Work by Ysabel LeMay!

Ysabel LeMay’s latest work is now on our website! CEG is excited to announce and share with you Ysabel LeMay’s two newest pieces: Reflection, 2014 and The Gift, 2014. Explore Ysabel’s artist page to see all her work!

Reflection, 2014 © Ysabel LeMay
Reflection, 2014 © Ysabel LeMay
The Gift, 2014 © Ysabel LeMay
The Gift, 2014 © Ysabel LeMay

Mark your calendars! Ysabel’s new work will be on view at her solo show Gracia, opening April 10th, 2015 at CEG!

Congratulations Holly Roberts!

Dog Man with Black Tail, 1999 and Fox with Hummingbird, 2011 move to Santa Barbara!

Holly Roberts’s collection at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art has developed over the past several years. With their latest acquisitions, Dog Man with Black Tail, 1999 and Fox with Hummingbird, 2011, they now have a total of 14 pieces in their permanent collection. Take a look as Holly shares her inspiration and insight on Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s recently acquired piece Dog Man with Black Tail, 1999:

 …it was clear to me that Bob had gone over the barrier that separates life and death. When I began to work with the photographs I had taken of him, I realized all the paintings I did of Bob with his scar were shamanic, Dog Man with Black Tail being the largest (48″x24″)….continue reading.

Dog Man with Black Tail 1999 © Holly Roberts
Dog Man with Black Tail 1999 © Holly Roberts
Fox with Hummingbird, 2011 © Holly Roberts
Fox with Hummingbird, 2011 © Holly Roberts

Check out (Small) Fox with Hummingbird, 2011 and more of Holly Roberts’s work at HERE.

DNA Thief Heather Dewey-Hagborg Captured at Art Miami!

Heather Dewey-Hagborg stole DNA and it’s on display at Art Miami! Download a complimentary pass HERE to find out if your DNA is at booth#C18!

Raiding city streets Heather carefully loots cigarette butts, stray hairs and chewed gum that once belonged to strangers. With these delicately collected samples, she dissects, decodes and analyzes the genetic makeup for each of these strangers. With her results, Heather is able to recreate 3D printed models of the stranger’s face. Complete with sample boxes, Heather Dewey-Hagborg’s 3D face print replicas are currently on display at Art Miami!

Heather Dewey-Hagborg at Art Miami
Heather Dewey-Hagborg 3D face print and sample box at Art Miami
Heather Dewey-Hagborg at Art Miami
Heather Dewey-Hagborg 3D face prints and sample boxes at Art Miami

To find out more about Heather’s process and scientific research, watch her most recent Ted Talk below.

Ysabel LeMay sparks life into Art Miami!

Ysabel LeMay sparks life into Art Miami. If you haven’t experienced Ysabel LeMay’s work, this is your chance. Her work compels you to revel in life through colorful and intoxicating photographs. Take a closer look as they entice you into her complex natural environments.

Download a complimentary pass for Art Miami HERE. Don’t miss Ysabel LeMay’s work at booth#C18!

Phenomena, 2013 © Ysabel LeMay
Phenomena, 2013 © Ysabel LeMay
Ysabel LeMay at Art Miami
Ysabel LeMay at Art Miami

Doug Prince goes 3D at Art Miami!

Tired of singular, static, 2D reality? Check out Doug Prince’s photo-sculptures at Art Miami!

Doug Prince takes photography to a 3D experience without the goofy glasses. Combining photography and sculpture each of Doug’s photographs contain multiple sheets of photographic film spaced at slight intervals from one another. Doug allows the viewer to move through the space visually by blending scenes, contemplating the photographs differently than the conventional photograph.

Stop by to view Doug Prince’s Photo-Sculptures at Art Miami booth#C18! Download a complimentary pass for Art Miami HERE.

Family Portraits Interior, 1997 © Doug Prince
Family Portraits Interior, 1997 © Doug Prince
Doug Prince Photo-Sculptures  at Art Miami
Doug Prince Photo-Sculptures at Art Miami

Jess T. Dugan’s Photographs at Art Miami!

This year CEG is thrilled to feature three pieces from Jess T. Dugan’s latest series Every Breath We Drew in Art Miami’s PERCEIVED VALUES exhibition. Jess no doubt digs deep to explore the nooks and crannies of identity while evaluating emotions. Her photographs are powerfully engaging, going far beyond portraiture. And now, they’re off to explore Art Miami!

Download a complimentary pass for Art Miami HERE.

Self-Portrait (Muscle Shirt) , 2013 © Jess T. Dugan
Self-Portrait (Muscle Shirt) , 2013 © Jess T. Dugan
Jess T. Dugan at Art Miami
Jess T. Dugan’s photographs at Art Miami

By asking others to be vulnerable with me through the act of being photographed, I am laying claim to what I find beautiful and powerful while asking larger questions about how identity is formed, desire is expressed, and intimate connection is sought.           – Jess T. Dugan