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ELEMENTALS : Art Show by Ashley West

  • The Sacred Well 536 Grand Avenue Oakland, CA, 94610 United States (map)

Art Show
artist : Ashley West

Fall Equinox ~ Winter Solstice

ELEMENTALS art exhibit. Artist and journalist ASHLEY WEST makes art because the process enlivens her, and demonstrates the ongoing struggle between perfectionism and the creative impulse. She incorporates humor, satire and feminism into her art.

The show’s title reflects her green perspective. Earth, fire, air and water are interlaced in eccentric combinations. She invites viewers to reflect on how women’s identities are often trivialized by objectification, while The Goddess empowers them. There are six goddesses represented in this show.

Ashley is not a fan of conventional methods or ‘correctness,’ so you’ll see reality being manipulated and turned on its ear. She not only breaks rules, she smashes them, using irregular borders, works bursting from their boundaries and skewed reality.

Art is a process, not a product. That’s why Ashley’s motto is “Guaranteed Imperfect.”

Find out more about Ashley West and her art at

Earlier Event: September 21
Poetry of the Goddess
Later Event: September 29
Ritual Frame Drum