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'Lights, Nights: Neon': Richard Ybarra

Every week from August 1, 2022 until August 15, 2022.
Sunday: 11 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 11 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 11 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 11 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: 11 AM - 5 PM
BFree Studio
Also available to view by appointment

From the gallery:
Lights, Night: NEON
Photographs That Glow.

Related events:
Friday, Aug. 5, 4-7 p.m.
Join us for the First Friday Artwalk and enjoy Richard Ybarra’s exhibition

Saturday, Aug. 6, 5-7 p.m.
Join us for the Lights, Night: NEON Opening Reception. This is an amazing opportunity to engage with this exhibition, and the artist, Richard Ybarra. Light bites, and drinks will be served.

Friday, Aug. 12, 5-7 p.m.
Join us for Photographers Talk Join us Friday, August 12th from 5-7 PM to hear a photographer's talk from Richard Ybarra! This is a fantastic opportunity to engage with him, and learn more about his works and pieces. Seats are limited, so please RSVP through the link.

The transition of beauty from day to night is a wondrous adventure in many ways.

For me, the beauty is bright lights that glow in the backdrop of the evening sky; particularly neon. With its robust colors and signage shapes it conveys a message and style for all to enjoy. The visual message may be a unique type style, shape or perhaps even a characterization. Either way, some talented artist/designer created the signage masterpiece that glows with brilliance.

Utilizing their skills and talents in creativity and concept, the artist creates a design while mastering the technologies of gas and glass. The creation is bended and shaped into an image that, when electrified, glows in radiant colors.

Neon sign styles have influenced sign makers who take pride in their ability to design and style a visual beauty in glowing glass tubes. Neon style signs work hand and hand. Vintage neon tubes filled with gas vs the modern day fluorescent tubes that glow bright light in the evening sky.

I have been photographing neon signs and scenic night environments for the past 40 years. Some of my photos are historical vintage images as well as modern day/night beauties. My images are created smoothly and easily for the viewers eye and mind. Simply said: “You see it, you get it, now enjoy it.” It is with this style of beauty, I present to you—“Lights, Night: NEON” Photographs that glow.

About the artist:
Richard Ybarra

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7857 Girard Ave
La Jolla, California 92037

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