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Tempest by Alex Venezia, Oil on Panel, 38x48
 
LONGING
 
ALEX VENEZIA
 
Solo Exhibition
October 1 - 14, 2016
 
Opening Reception
Thursday, October 6, 6:00-9:00pm
 
Meet the Artist @ Opening Reception
Artist Talk and Intro @ 7:30pm
 
Dacia Gallery proudly presents “Longing”, a solo exhibition of recent work by Alex Venezia. This promising young artist invites you into a very personal perspective with his paintings and drawings. Through subject and scenery, Venezia searches for nostalgia within the viewer, a wistful affection by depicting his own familiarities with delicate matters.
 
 
ARTIST BIO
 
Alex J. Venezia (b. 1993): is a Representational Oil Painter from Virginia Beach, Virginia. Venezia frequently travels to study with various artists when he’s not painting at his home studio in Virginia. Alex is mostly self-taught, but has studied with world-renowned artists such as Casey Baugh, Michael Klein, Jeff Hein and Darren Kingsley. As well as been featured multiple times in Southwest Art Magazine (“21 Under 31”, “Artistic Excellence Finalist”) and featured in BuzzFeed article “5 Artistic Prodigies 21 And Under.” Alex has shown his work in Galleries locally and nationally: Abend Gallery, 670 Gallery, Richard Stravitz Gallery, The Charles H. Taylor Art Center, The Portsmouth Arts and Cultural Center, Seldon Gallery, The International Association for the Study of Dreams Art Show, and The Artist Gallery of Virginia Beach.
 
Nereid by Alex Venezia, Oil on Canvas, 32x48
 
 
 
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