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COSMIC CONNECTIONS
October 6 - December 18, 2016

Totah Gallery
183 Stanton Street, New York, NY 10002

cosmic connections

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LEAD ME THROUGH THE DAWN
October 1 - November 19, 2016

Quint Projects
5171 H Santa Fe St., San Diego, CA 92109

lead me through

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DRIVING SUNSET: Mara De Luca in conversation with writer Kristine McKenna

Mara De Luca & Kristine McKenna In Conversation from edwardcella on Vimeo.

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ARTFORUM 
Review of Atmospheric Abstraction by Suzanne Hudson in March Issue

www.artforum.com

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DRIVING SUNSET
March 12 - April 16, 2016

Edward Cella Art & Architecture
2754 S. La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90034 

http://www.edwardcella.com/exhibition/113/#!2940

etiwanda

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ATMOSPHERIC ABSTRACTION
Featuring Larry Bell, Gisela Colón, Mara De Luca and Heather Gwen Martin

Quint Gallery
7547 Girard Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037

December 12, 2015 – January 30, 2016

atmospheric installation

ATMOSPHERIC ABSTRACTION: featuring Larry Bell, Gisela Colón, Mara De Luca and Heather Gwen Martin is a mix of paintings, mixed media works and sculptures that create atmospheric shifts in color and light. Addressing concepts deeper than aesthetics - these four artists are influenced by the light they experience, the color they derive from their environment, and the focused study of nature through geometric abstraction. Navigating through the world, the pieces are simple representations of an atmosphere ingrained in their psyche.

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TRANSCENDING COOL: tripping through contemporary California abstraction
Featuring November artists Mara De Luca + David Allan Peters

Royale Projects Palm Desert
73190 El Paseo, suite 3, Palm Desert, CA 92260

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Vice City
Holly Hunt Miami
in partnership with Edward Cella Art and Architecture

for video trailer and press release visit: delucamiamivicecity.com

December 2015

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Unbound
EDWARD CELLA ART AND ARCHITECTURE
Edward Cella Art and Architecture

May 9 - June 13, 2015

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Freeway Studies #2: Inside the Quad
BEN MALTZ GALLERY

April 12 – July 27, 2014  |  Opening Reception Saturday April 12, 4-6pm

Press Release  |  Full Schedule of Exhibition Events
 
Freeway Studies is a multi-year, contemporary art-focused curatorial project organized by Meg Linton, Director of Galleries and Exhibitions, with the assistance of Jeseca Dawson, 2012-2014 Curatorial Fellow, at the Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design.  Freeway Studies #2: Inside the Quad features the work of 31 contemporary artists whose studios are located within the borders of the I-405, 110, 10, and 105 freeways in Los Angeles.

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Quint Contemporary at Miami Project

December 3-8, 2013

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for all intents and purposes.
Luis De Jesus Los Angeles

Group show featuring Mara De Luca, Lily Stockman, Kate Bonner,
Federico Solmi, Nicolas Grenier, Masood Kamandi, Steven Salzman

On view through December 23

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Even if the Lights Go Out
Quint Contemporary Art

June 8 - July 27, 2013

quint

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CRUISE COLLECTION 2013
Luis De Jesus Los Angeles


February 23 - March 30, 2013

download press release

cruise portrait

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Searchin': Los Angeles and the Quest for the Sublime
Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro

Thomas Altheimer, Kevin Cooley, Zoe Crosher, Aaron Giesel, Mara De Luca, Cody Trepte, Erika Yoemans.
Curated by Mary Coyne.

January 27 - April 19, 2013

Searchin': Los Angeles and the Quest for the Sublime is an exhibition that considers contemporary, critical engagements with the theoretical sublime. Inspired by 70s Californian conceptual artist Bas Jan Ader's project, In Search of the Miraculous, the contemporary artists whose work makes up this exhibition re-examine his quest for the sublime and through it, launch their own journeys into the wilderness.

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ELEGIES: A Project in Print
Irvine Fine Arts Center

March 9 - April 20, 2013

Interview video- Artist In Residence

ELEGIES
An exhibition of hybrid prints created as Artist in Residence, curated by Carl Berg.
This series of ten prints relates to De Luca's current work in painting, exhibited in CRUISE COLLECTION 2013. For this work, twelve individual layers are mixed and matched to generate ten distinct images.

De Luca has first employed experimental intaglio processes such as aquatint, spit bite and soap ground on zinc plates to create the cloudy, dramatic lighting effects prevalent throughout her work. Once printed, the intaglio plates have then been "translated" to a screenprint form, to be combined and layered through an intuitive process similar to that which operates in her paintings. As with her work in painting, De Luca plays with transparency, opacity and evocative color to generate the mood and atmosphere specific to the ELEGIES project.

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CERCA Series: Mara De Luca
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

March - June, 2010

cerca series