Grey is the Color of Theory

Grey is the Color of Theory

August 14, 2017 10:00 am - August 30, 2017 2:00 pm

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Clara and Allen Gresham Art Gallery

Grey is the Color of Theory


Sapira Cheuk and Andrew K. Thompson joint exhibition at Clara and Allen Gresham Art Gallery

San Bernardino, CA – August 14th, 2017– San Bernardino Valley College (SBVC) is proud to present Sapira Cheuk and Andrew K. Thompson’s two-person exhibition, Grey is the Color of Theory, in the Clara and Allen Gresham Art Gallery, opening August 14th.


The exhibition, Grey is the Color of Theory, will compare and contrast two dynamically different art practices that share visual similarities. The exhibition will showcase how art made from different mediums and motivated by different concepts can share stylistic commonalities. This exhibition will showcase the capacity of style and value to unify and create conversations across divergent mediums and themes. The exhibit is free the public. Open hours Mon - Fri 10 am - 2:30 pm.


The opening reception for Grey is the Color of Theory will be held on August 23rd, 2017 from 5 pm to 7 pm. The gallery is free to the public and is located at 701 S Mt. Vernon Ave. San Bernardino, CA 92410. Please check the SBVC art gallery’s website for more information:


About the Artist:

Sapira Cheuk’s work revolves around issues of the body and women’s sexuality. Her

practice incorporates traditional Sumi Ink painting techniques and geometric elements to depict the complexity of the subject and corporeality. Cheuk has taken part in over 50 exhibitions, including those at the Orange County Contemporary Art Center, Riverside Art Museum, Rochester Contemporary Art Museum, Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art, and The Robert & Frances Fullerton Museum of Art. She received her BA at University of California, Riverside, and MFA from California State University, San Bernardino.


Andrew K. Thompson lives and works in Riverside, California. Thompson holds an MFA degree from the California State University, San Bernardino, and a BFA in Photography from the Academy of Art, San Francisco. His work has been exhibited throughout the United States including exhibitions at the AIPAD Photo Fair, Klotz Gallery in New York, Gallery 1/1 in Seattle, and two recent solo shows at the SRO Photo Gallery at Texas Tech University and C.A.C.t.T.U.S. Long Beach.







Special thanks to our conference host, Copper Mountain College!




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