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Jon Savage: '7250'

Every week from December 3, 2022 until December 30, 2022.
Tuesday: 12 PM - 7 PM
Wednesday: 12 PM - 7 PM
Thursday: 12 PM - 7 PM
Friday: 12 PM - 7 PM
Saturday: 12 PM - 7 PM
The Studio Door
Free
Also viewable by appointment. For appointment text Patric at (619) 994-2263.

From the gallery:
Local pop artist Jon Savage will open his first solo exhibition for the month of December at The Studio Door titled ‘7250’. The show will present paintings and photographs interpreted as personal stories reflecting the visual journey of his life. The title, ‘7250’ is a reference to this timeline combining his birth year ’72 and turning 50.

Self-taught, Savage has been fueled by artistic creativity for as long as he can remember. He developed a fascination with media and visual arts during his childhood years. His love for photography, video editing, cinematography, acting and painting propelled his passion.

Throughout his Deaf childhood, he remained devoted to educating Deaf people about the linguistic, social, political and cultural issues of the Deaf community by traveling across states and countries to share his experiences.

“Art makes the stripes go around,” said the artist in reference to his pop style.

In 2011, Savage began creating contemporary art paintings based on people and classical subjects that inspired him by using abstract, bright colors and a clean style. He often incorporates stripes as a base for his figurative work to unify the message of each art piece.

Savage has partnered with The Studio Door previously. In addition to exhibiting his artworks, Savage curated the 2017 national exhibition titled Artistry Through Deaf Eyes. The exhibit included the works of Deaf and Hard of Hearing artists. For many patrons, it was their first introduction to DE’VIA art. DE’VIA, also known as Deaf View/Image Art, reveals the Deaf Experience usually incorporating expressions of affirmation, resistance and liberation.

“As a San Diego gallerist, I get excited to see artists, like Jon, who flourish over time and not become sidetracked by the challenges of the art scene. It feels like the right moment for Jon to share his work in such a monumental way. This will be the largest solo exhibition that I’ve had the honor to have in my gallery” said The Studio Door owner Patric Stillman.

‘7250’ is on view at The Studio Door (3867 4th Avenue in the Hillcrest neighborhood) December 3 - 30, 2022. For more details, visit jonsavagegallery.com or thestudiodoor.com.

Related links:
Artist Jon Savage on Instagram
The Studio Door on Instagram

The Studio Door

3867 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, California 92103
619-994-2263
forallweknow@thestudiodoor.com

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