27 May Christopher Ulrich- Into the Light
Exhibition: June 1-July 1
Reception: Fri. June 1, 8-11 PM
Christopher Ulrich is one of the most devoted painters of our time. His surreal iconographic images have adorned museums and galleries worldwide. He recently was a guest artist at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), in the Guillermo del Toro exhibition “At Home with Monsters”. Christopher began to work on his major Demoneater series in 2005, which was the first of three major experiments. Illuminator: The Royal Wedding marked the second, ending with The Christ Chronocrator Project: The Reckoning. This was the third and final series of the project, which was exhibited at La Luz de Jesus Gallery on December 7, 2012. The Christ Chronocrator Project: The Reckoning marked the end of a six-year odyssey known as the Demoneater Saga. In addition to completing the series in 2012, Christopher was the Storyboard Artist for Metallica’s: “Metallica: Through The Never” the first three-dimensional music video movie. He also created many props and illustrations for “Ghost Busters Answer the Call” and for the first David Lynch MFA Graduate Program Series project, which is being edited by the great master, “Twin Peaks” editor: Duwayne Dunham. Since the commencement of the Demoneater Saga, Christopher has participated in- group exhibitions at LACMA, The William Roland Gallery of Fine Arts, L.A. Art Show, Century Guild, Copro Gallery, BeinArt Gallery, BASH Contemporary Gallery, Michael Kate Interiors & Art Gallery, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, Grand Central Art Center, Rete Museale of Cosenza, Mondo POP International Gallery of Italy, La Luz de Jesus, Gregorio Escalante Gallery and Gallery 1988. Ulrich completed a yearlong mural project at Old Town Pasadena’s bierhaus DerWolfskopf and Rathskeller in which the Old Pasadena Weekly dubbed them as “Mural Masterpieces!” Ulrich is currently the Art Director for Miziker Entertainment. He is collaborating with Blitzkrieg Toys and beginning his next body of work.
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