Little and Lucy Traeger exhibited in the 2013 Left Coast Annual,
and both were then selected by the juror, Lucinda Barnes, to have
their own exhibitions in 2014. Lucinda Barnes is Chief Curator and
Director of Programs and Collections at University of California,
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.
Both artists enjoy
working on a large scale.
Ellen Little (www.ellenlittle.com)
is a maven of the demanding art of watercolor painting. Her paintings
have all the delicacy that transparent watercolors can bestow, despite
their size. It’s a formidable combination.
Lucy Traeger’s acrylic
focus on people and events from news media photographs. Traeger
reworks these through the lens of her compassion and her indignation
that we are inundated by tragic stories to the point of numbness.
She aims to awaken and revitalize viewers and inspire them to take
Sanchez Art Center is located at 1220 Linda Mar Boulevard in Pacifica, 1.5 miles east of Highway 1. Following opening night, the galleries are open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 1–5 pm and by appointment through May 18.