Monday, June 23, 2008

David Amico

On Friday, Larry and I attended the reception of artist, David Amico's latest work. The opening was at the Ace Gallery in Beverly Hills, entitled "Drift-Trace Paintings." It was a stellar event, attended by loads of movers and shakers. The gallery is located in a former bank building on Wilshire Blvd. in the center of Beverly Hills. All of the bank offices and cubicles have been removed. The space consists of 3 large rooms.
I've known David since we were teenagers and art students at Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts. I'm very proud of David's choices and advances he has made in his career.
Below are some snapshots of the event:

David Amico, Idyllwild 1970 David and Ellen, Idyllwild 1972
Ellen and David, Idyllwild 1987We were and are JUST FRIENDS. Really!


At 3:54 PM PDT, Blogger woolanthropy said...

I love your friend David's work. I love that it is graphic and yet organic. Really visually interesting. Are you sure you were just friends? Maybe you had a little crush? You are looking very doe-y eyed in that photo.

At 3:54 PM PDT, Blogger jenna! said...

I've seen exhibits at both the L.A. and Beverly Hills locations. They're spectacular venues where the art can really speak for itself.

I'm glad to see your friend is doing so well.

At 4:00 PM PDT, Blogger Ellen Bloom said...

Hahaha! Natalie! Yes, I was looking a little doe-y eyed in that last picture. It was a posed photo for one of the photography students at camp. We were told to hold a "cozy" pose!

Those were the days....we were so young!

At 2:38 PM PDT, Blogger ladylinoleum said...

Funny, David was one of the painting teachers at Claremont when I was an MFA student there. Is he still teaching at CGU I wonder??? Small world as usual.

At 12:12 PM PDT, Anonymous laurie said...

Ellen, I am dying to see more pictures of you through the years!! Those are awesome :)

At 6:24 PM PDT, Blogger Robyn said...

Congratulations David on your recent show, Stumbled upon this website, Idyllwild varsity painting forever!

At 6:52 PM PST, Blogger Just a Follower said...

Wow! great pictures of Mr. Amico. Thanks


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