Thursday, February 5, 2009

The Claremont Forum Gallery

This one is for our good friends over at the Packing House in Claremont.
Claremont has their ArtWalk on the 1st Friday of every month.
It's really cool! Lots of art venues, especially in the Packing House.
There's The Claremont Museum of Art
Beautiful Crap with art from the very talented Karen Green
Amber Noland + Link Contemporary Art Presents:
Thomas Stubbs  has some paintings in Replay, Thomas is also the featured artist on the Metro Pomona website,
He is an amazing painter!

The Claremont Forum Gallery
paintings and drawings by Warren Travis
opening reception:
Friday Evening, February 6, 2009
@6:00 p.m.

located at:
586 West First Street
phone: 909-626-3066

Warren Travis
B.F.A. University of Texas l954
M.F.A. Stanford University l967
California College of Arts and Crafts
Warren has designed costumes and in some instances scenery for over l50 productions on the West Coast. Professional work with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, California Shakespeare Festival, American Conservatory, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, CPA, Mark Taper Forum and San Francisco Ballet.

Since his retirement from the University of California he has studied figure drawing and painting at The California College of Arts and Crafts under Tom Watts, Claire Brees and Melisse Herman.

Designs for the Department of Dramatic Art, University of California at Berkeley's Production of War of the Roses were exhibited on slides in the Prague Quadriennale.

The Theater Internationale Exhibition in Novi Sad Yugoslavia and Prague featured his designs for Judevine Vt. which he designed for ACT.

The Los Angeles Theatre Critics Award for Designs at the Mark Taper Forum.

The Bay Area Theatre Critics Award for his work with California Shakespeare Festival. Designs for King Lear, Merchant of Venice, As You Like It, Richard II. Pericles Prince of Tyre.

West Coast Dramalogue Award for Lady's Not For Burning by Christopher Fry at American Conservatory Theatre and Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare at Ashland Shakespeare Festival.

Designs for San Francisco Ballet's Badinage with music by Stravinsky opened in the San Franciso Opera House and went on the European Tour with that company in l979.

Scene Design USA exhibition at Lincoln Center in New York City in l979. The designs featured were for Cyrano De Bergerac, designed for the Department of Dramatic Art in Zellerbach Playhouse in Berkeley, CA.

Warren Travis is a retired Professor Emeritus from Department of Drama, University of California at Berkeley where he taught Costume Design and Costume History and instituted The Costume Study Collection and Undergraduate Minor in Costume.

l997: Visiting Artist in Residence at Stanford University. Taught Design for Directors and designed costumes for Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare, which reopened the recently remodeled and refurbished Memorial Theatre at Stanford.

Studied drawing at Cluny Museum- Paris, France.


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