Historic Southern California Bank Mosaic Murals by Millard Sheets Featured in Gallery Exibition

Millard Sheets Studio: The Art of Home Savings & Loan Exibition and Panel Discussion 5/5 - 6/17 Grand Central Art Center

Historic Southern California Bank Mosaic Murals by Millard Sheets Featured in Gallery Exibition and Panel Discussion
       
Millard Sheets Studio: The Art of Home Savings & Loan
May 5th through June 17th, 2012
Curated by Concepción Rodríguez and Wendy Sherman
Opening Reception: May 5th, 2012 from 7-10 p.m.

Cal State Fullerton Grand Central Art Center
California State University, Fullerton Grand Central Art Center Project Room Gallery
125 N. Broadway
Santa Ana, CA 92701
General Phone: 714.567.7233
Fax: 714.567.4145

Millard Sheets:  The Art of Home Savings & Loan creates a renewed awareness of the Home Savings & Loan mosaic murals located throughout Southern California, originally designed by the Millard Sheets Studio.  Included in the exhibition are images of the mosaics, original works of art, sketches, supporting documentation and images of the restoration process of the Rolling Hills Estates mural.  The exhibition focuses on five of the mosaic murals located in the communities of Temple City, Rolling Hills Estates, Anaheim, Pomona and Santa Ana.

Panel discussion
Sunday, May 6th, 2012 at 2 p.m.
 
Panel will primarily address the Millard Sheets Studio, which included Millard Sheets, Sue Hertel, Denis O’Connor, and others who contributed to the Home Savings & Loan project.
 
Confirmed participants include:
Dr. Adam Arenson – Assistant Professor of History at the University of Texas, El Paso. Is currently completing research for a book on the art and architecture of Home Savings & Loan.
Alan Hess – Architecture critic and historian, with a particular emphasis on mid century modernism.
Mike McGee – Gallery Director of the Begovich Gallery, Professor and Program Director of Exhibition Design and Museum Studies at California State University, Fullerton.

For further information on the Millard Sheets Studio, visit Dr. Adam Arenson’s website:  http://adamarenson.com/homesavingsbankart/

Press Contact:  Concepción Rodríguez  rodmeza@flash.net  626.221.5548
Director/Chief Curator:  John D. Spiak, jspiak@fullerton.edu 714.567.7234

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