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Pioneer Art Gallery opens new exhibit

Original post made on Nov 15, 2008

The Pioneer Art Gallery - home to exhibits and artist studios - invites the public to a reception from 5-8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 15, for its new display of works of art by members of the gallery. "Our artist members offer the community a beautiful, professional place to experience the visual arts," said Bill Carmel, a sculptor who is the gallery director.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, November 13, 2008, 6:39 PM

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Posted by Amparo Del Rio
a resident of Danville
on Nov 15, 2008 at 4:15 pm

The Pioneer Art Gallery is amazing. I love to come in there and see what’s up with those guys.
A great place to get inspiration and great art for less. I have gone out in the roof to see Phil’s art work. The logos he invented are better than the real ones. I would love to see someone donate some money for a good cause.

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Posted by Randy Stockton
a resident of Alamo
on Nov 15, 2008 at 5:35 pm

The Pioneer Art Gallery is an amazing space and even though it changes every 6 weeks, the quality and variety of art on display constantly amazes me. When I help scape off a few windows and paint a few walls last year I never imagined either that it would go this far or be this good. All we now is for the community to learn more about how to use gallery and "be" with the artists who have created this expression of Danville and Alamo area aesthetics. We would love to have a hundred new members!

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Posted by Philip
a resident of Danville
on Nov 17, 2008 at 3:49 pm

Have gotten a great response from locals on your wonderful article about the Pioneer Art Gallery and my piece "Jesus of Danville". I'm thinking of making it into 'the worlds largest Christmas card' and adding the words "Merry Christmass" on it in coloured plywood letters. Few people have noticed that I'm actually in the photo (laying on the peace sign - to give it a sense of scale). I'm trying to get a helicopter photo as the fire department won't come back out to take another photo using the 100 foot ladder. Bummer. Help! I've added a lot more stuff and will be adding more hopefully before they take the building down. Am trying to get churches all over the world to do one on their property too, so where ever you go on Google Earth, you see Jesus, aka Roof Jesus, Asphalt Jesus, Jesus of Danville, and now First Jesus. Philip the Artist

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Posted by Stephen Sanfilippo
a resident of Alamo
on Nov 18, 2008 at 10:19 am

I'm working on a documentary about the Pioneer Art Gallery and the Jesus of Danville. The gallery is an amazing and unique place that must be experienced and supported. Some movie clips are available at Web Link and rooftop details at Web Link

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Posted by Dan Dunlap
a resident of another community
on Nov 20, 2008 at 10:46 am

"I've been up on the roof and saw Jesus and I just want to say it's
the most creative damned thing I ever did see."

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Posted by Sara
a resident of Danville
on Nov 25, 2008 at 12:58 pm

Amazing work! Now, do Sony, Yahoo!, Canon, In N Out, etc. all financially support this cause since you have their logos on the roof?

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