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Eva Struble: 'Midden'

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Eva Struble / Courtesy of Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Eva Struble, "Adobe Falls, 2022," acrylic on panel, 40 x 30 inches.
Every week from January 13, 2023 until March 4, 2023.
Tuesday: 10 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 10 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 10 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 10 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 5:30 PM
Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Free
Opening reception is 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 13.

From the museum:
This body of new work by Eva Struble explores landscape altered by humans, and human infrastructure altered and adopted by plants: mutualism, or at turns, a collision. The dreamlike landscapes are rendered in strange hues, multiple textures and painting styles, remaking familiar landscapes into uncanny sites. The title, Midden, refers to a refuse heap, made by animals or humans. Rediscovered middens, like time capsules, can give clues about the habits or desires of a group. Struble takes inspiration from locations such as a theatre hidden in the woods of Topanga, CA, to the graffitied rainwater tunnels of Adobe Falls in San Diego, to oyster farms on the Olympic Peninsula, which the artist explored on foot over the past several years before creating this work.

The exhibition can be viewed in the Joseph Clayes III Gallery and the Rotunda Gallery at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library (1008 Wall Street, La Jolla, CA 92037) during open hours, Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

About the artist:
Eva Struble’s work has been shown at Wassaic Project in New York, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Cleveland MOCA, Lombard Freid in New York, and Angles Gallery in Santa Monica, along with public projects at San Diego Airport, the New Children’s Museum, and the San Diego County Operations Center. Struble received a BA in visual arts from Brown University and an MFA from Yale University School of Art, and she is Professor of painting and printmaking at San Diego State University.

Opening reception:
An opening reception will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 13, 2023.

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Athenaeum Music & Arts Library

1008 Wall St.
La Jolla, California 92037
858-454-5872

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