Introducing Bad Exhibition Artist Joe Cardella Artist and Publisher of Art/Life Limited Edition Monthly

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Painting by Ventura Artist Hiroko Yoshimoto Courtesy of Museum of Ventura County

Our next featured artist Joe Cardella is a internationally acclaimed mail artist who’s publication Art-Life is featured museums, archives and collections throughout the world. The publication started out as a four page lament of the state of the artist community in ended up with a 25 year history with no missed deadlines. He and his team hand made artist magazines for 25 years from 1981-2006 which all contained hand made limited edition artist works signed by the individual artists submitting artwork. The publications in themselves are works of art, no two being the same.

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Covers of Art Life

Through serendipity I found out that he would be part of Bad Exhibition when I showed Sophia the curator of the exhibition a piece of my own mail art. I am excited to see what the exhibit entails with its Allstar line up of California and Chinese artists.

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Mail Art Created by Sean D.

Please Join Art City Gallery and Studios for Bad Exhibition: Value in Art, opening night (Sat) May 19, 2018 at Art City Gallery in Ventura, CA.

 

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