Cultural artwork gallery, The LA Artwork Box will existing The R.E.D. Artwork Display from July 29 – 31 which marks the initial formal solo debut of Grammy-profitable producer and emerging visual artist I AM Augie Ray. The R.E.D. Artwork Display is an immersive exhibition showcasing 30 combined-media operates and an accompanying five-song EP checking out the idea of Raw Emotional Dissonance (R.E.D.) by way of Ray’s distinctive and boundary-pushing visual design.
Straddling the line of expressive flexibility and survival, The R.E.D. Art Exhibit problems each viewer to combat dissonance and dwell authentically. Ray mixes summary expressionism with avenue fashion affect for a visual concept that leaves no place for surprise but somewhat makes area for recognition – shedding gentle on realities we all know of, but shy away from voicing publicly.
“R.E.D. speaks to the struggle of currently being correct to yourself in an artificial and chaotic entire world. By being ‘raw’ we’re in a position to draw out what is hiding and triumph over the dissonance in the globe,” claimed Ray. “Purple is a signal of dominance, ability and passion. By embracing crimson we are possessing qualities generally witnessed by the earth as imperfections. Crimson draws attention to the innermost fears within ourselves.”
In addition to his perform as a visible artist Ray is a Grammy Award-profitable audio producer who’s labored with some of the industry’s most legendary artists this sort of as Rhianna, Sir Elton John, Dj Mustard and a lot more. With an substantial qualifications in audio manufacturing, Ray has been equipped to transmute his talents into visible art, opening viewers and listeners alike to his uncooked, introspective aesthetic. The R.E.D. Art Show will element a 5 song EP titled R.E.D. which will debut and be distributed on opening night. Viewers will also be able to interact with the new music by scanning an accompanying QR code at every single artwork for a curated, immersive working experience.
The R.E.D. Artwork Demonstrate will be on show July 29 – 31 at The LAAB located at 8020 Melrose Ave in Los Angeles. Gallery hrs are from midday to 6 p.m. or by appointment. The exhibit is curated by Grace Kim. All performs will be accessible for obtain. The LAAB will host an opening evening reception on Friday, July 29 from 6 to 10 p.m. A minimal variety of tickets are obtainable to the public through Eventbrite.com/Red.
About I AM Augie Ray
I AM Augie Ray is a Grammy-successful, wonderful audio producer, blended-media visual artist, creator, and professor of hip hop at Cal State College Northridge. Typically defining himself as a “Pluralist” by utilizing his competencies in tandem, Ray sights the entire world by means of abundance and possibility next his mantra, “I am all issues!” With an extensive track record in music generation, Ray has been ready to transmute his skills into visible artwork, opening viewers and listeners alike to his uncooked, introspective aesthetic. Ray draws inspiration from masters these types of as Jean Michel Basquiat, Picasco, George Condominium, and Jacob Lawrence. Through Ray’s creative exploration, he has been able to come across safety and objective in currently being unapologetically correct to himself via all his selected sorts of expression. Discover a lot more about I AM Augie Ray at iamaugieray.com or observe @iamaugieray on Instagram.
About The LA Art Box
Positioned in West Hollywood on Melrose Ave, The LA Art Box (LAAB) is an AAPI-owned cultural area devoted to highlighting a varied assortment of stories, cultures, and ordeals. Touted as a cultural gallery and information generation place, The LAAB features alternatives for parents and kids to examine social issues, artists to share and celebrate their roots and for communities to find the experiences that link and established them apart. To keep related and understand about impending functions check out TheLAArtBox.com or abide by @LAArtBox on Instagram and Fb.