I will be in these upcoming shows.  Hope to see you!

I am honored to be one of the sixty artists in Kristine Schomaker’s  upcoming traveling exhibit, “Perceive Me,” an exploration of body and self.  

Ronald H. Silverman Fine Arts Gallery

California State University Los Angeles

5151 State University Dr.

Los Angeles, CA

Exhibition Dates: Jan 21 - Feb 21,  2020

Opening Reception: Jan 25 5 - 8pm

McNish Gallery Oxnard City College

4000 South Rose Ave.

Oxnard, CA

Nov 5th - January 2021

Coastline Community College Art Gallery

1515 Monrovia Ave.

Newport Beach, CA

Opening Reception: Jan 2021 - March 2021

Museum of Art and History, Lancaster (MOAH: Cedar)

665 W. Lancaster Blvd.

Lancaster, CA

Opening Reception: October 2, 2021 - November 21, 2021

San Diego Mesa College Gallery

March 2021 - April 2021 

College of the Sequoias 

March 2022

They don’t put your pant size on your tombstone—and there’s a reason for that.  It’s not important.

 

Kristine’s  “Perceive Me” project is not only an exploration of her personal journey of self-acceptance but a clarion bell for others to do the same.  And, as she stands naked before us, willing to take the slings and arrows that may result from the risk, she challenges us to think about our own thoughts and actions regarding body image,--what do we dislike about our own bodies? How do we altar the things we will do/deny ourselves based on how we look? What is gained by our criticizing others?

 

In a way, anytime we “put ourselves out there”  and are not doing something “safe” we are “naked” and exposing ourselves to criticism.  When I thought about how I wanted to portray Kristine, I wanted my sculpture, "Good as Hell," the title of which was inspired by the Lizzo song of the same name, to be one that showed Kristine literally and metaphorically free from the weight of her appearance.  I wanted my tangible representation of her to express the person I saw inside, to capture a moment where she was completely “unselfconscious.”  I wanted people to feel good when they looked at the sculpture of her, the way we feel good and connect when we see someone happy.

 

— Debbie Korbel

Art Palm Springs

Brittany Davis Gallery

Feb 13th - 17th

Palm Springs Convention Center
277 N Avenida Caballeros
Palm Springs CA 92262

Opening Night Preview 
Thursday, February 13, 2020 | 5 - 9 pm

General Admission
Friday, February 14, 2020 | 11 am - 7 pm
Saturday, February 15, 2020 | 11 am - 6 pm
Sunday, February 16, 2020 | 11 am - 6 pm
Monday, February 17, 2020 | 12 - 5 pm

IRiverside City College

Cavalcade of Dreams

4800 Magnolia Ave.

Riverside, CA  92506

Opening Reception: March 5th, 6-8:30pm

Feb. 24 - April 3rd, 2020

Museum of Art & History, Lancaster

Assemblage Show

44857 Cedar Ave.

Lancaster, CA 93534

Opening Reception: Oct 3rd, 2020 6pm

Exhibit runs thru Oct 3 - Dec 13, 2020

Sparks Gallery

530 6th Ave.

San Diego, CA  92101

August, 2020

Bowersock Gallery

373 Commercial Street

Provincetown, MA

 

August 7th, 2020

7-9pm

© 2019 by Debbie Korbel

(818) 383-8905

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