The Arts and Events Office will be hosting an ongoing exhibit showcasing a different artist each month. The art pieces will be displayed in the lobby of The MAIN.
An individual artist will be showcased each month, and the exhibit will be available for viewing during all events as well as Tuesday through Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Participating artists will be given the opportunity to host a reception on the 3rd Thursday of the month their art is showcased.
March 15, 2018
April 16, 2018 through May 11, 2018
24266 Main Street
Newhall, CA 91321
“Shoreline Symmetry” features the work of Karen Hochman Brown, an artist who makes mandala-like works that begin with photographs she spins and adorns into digital prints mounted on aluminum. Layer upon layer of detail come together to make one image. She meticulously alters light and shadow to create an illusion of depth.
The inspiration for this works comes from her childhood in her mother’s garden, when she held her first kaleidoscope up to her eye. She now uses computer software and hardware to replace the simple handmade kaleidoscope of her youth. She turns, layers and spins her photographic reflections, brightly illuminated by her computer monitor. No longer restricted to a three-way reflection or a flat mirror, her artwork plays in the realm of infinite images.
Her passion for art began in her early primary school years. In high school, she discovered geometry and began fusing mathematics with her artwork, exploring intersecting circles and patterns. To the artist, there was a distinct and immediate marriage of mathematical precision and aesthetic beauty. After she received a B.A. in Art from Pitzer College in Claremont, she continued to study math and did post-graduate work at California College of Arts and