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Large Installations and Solo Shows


Summer 2015 Spectrum Gestalt 2, bG Gallery, Santa Monica CA.
Jan 2011 AMT. Caporale Bleicher Gallery La Brea, LA CA.
Jan  2010 Bleicher/Golightly Gallery, Santa Monica CA. Part of the Australian Government Ambassadorial G’day USA events.
May 2009, Audis Husar Gallery, Beverly Hills CA. Airom Bleicher and Carol Powell.
May 2008, Accolades Gallery, Ventura CA. Featured Artist. New paintings and sculpture.
September 2007, Art Murmur Gallery, LA. Animal-esque. Full gallery collaborative installation with Jim Holyoak and Alex Schaefer exploring Human-Animal interconnection .
April  2007 ‘micro-gestalt’ Two07 Gallery, New York City, NY. Created and co-curated by Bleicher, a reinterpretation of the collaborative LA installation, which is slowly becoming a traveling, formally evolving exhibit.
Jan 2007 ‘micro-gestalt’  Orphanage Gallery, LA. Collaborative installation conceived by Bleicher composed from over 400 small works on canvass spanning the entire gallery and coming together in a single pulsating piece. Inspired by contemporary psychological interpretations of Gestalt and ontological philosophy.
June 2006- ‘A Strange Time for Summer’, Solo show, BAA Gallery, Ventura CA. Paintings exploring displacement were interspersed with ink  line drawings on Wittgenstein texts.
March 2006- ‘Broken Arms, Long Shadows’ Kristi Engle Gallery, LA.  Collaborative Installation. Collaborations with Mike Saijo and Jim Holyoak. These works were an exploration of history as represented in human memory. The images were installed in an associative connectionist matrix throughout the gallery.
December 2005-February 2006- Solo show, The Render Gallery, Ventura CA

Performances

October 2007. Art Murmur Gallery, LA. Animal-esque Phase 2. Curated and composed video art and multi media performances exploring human-animal interconnection.
April 2007.  “five  tiny hums: a gestalt performance” Two07 Gallery, New York City, NY. Similar to the LA nine tiny hums performance but this time using an alternate scale and instrumentalists (bass clarinet, vocals and dobro).
March 2007.  “nine tiny hums: a gestalt performance” Found Gallery, LA. A gestalt game and musical sound experiment, musicians (oud, cello, violin, flute and guitar) rotated around the corners of the gallery facing the artwork creating a moving sea of sound. Performers were asked to improvise using limited, harmonically devised scales hidden in the corners of the gallery.
April 2006- Kristi Engle Gallery, LA. Three Blind Nodes. Three musicians were blindfolded and deafened to each other and placed in alternate corners of the gallery as they performed to Bleicher’s ‘Nodes’ composition, played to them on headphones.

Notable Group Shows 

 

2021 November - December, S.E.A.at Kylin Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA.

2009 April, Julie Rico Gallery, LA, CA
2008 August. Julie Rico Gallery, LA, CA
Jan. Red Dot Gallery, LA, CA
2007 Mar. Bonhams and Butterfields, Holywood, CA. Get:Art
April. Red Dot Gallery, LA
2006 Dec. Pharmaka Gallery, LA
2005 M.J. Higgins Gallery, LA
2nd St Gallery, LA
Billy Rose Gallery, Ventura Harbor Village, CA
Harbor Village Gallery. Ventura, CA
May. VAU Gallery, Ventura CA
April. Buenaventura Gallery, Ventura, CA
April. VAU Gallery, Ventura CA. 5 Senses exhibition.
2004 Render Gallery. Ventura CA
November. Lankershim Gallery, North Hollywood, CA
Oct. Lankershim Gallery, Hollywood LA.
Oct. SPARC Gallery, Venice LA
Sept Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (LACDA)
August. Buenaventura Gallery
August. -Render Gallery, Ventura CA
Aug. California State Fine Art Competition Exhibition, Sacramento CA.
July. Bottoms Art Galleries collection, State Street Santa Barbara
July.  SCIART Gallery, Camarillo, CA

Awards/Grants

2005– Buenaventura Gallery, Juried; Merit Award.
2004– California State Fine Art Competition; Finalist. Mention of Honor.
2003– Australia Council Grant received for a project involving the recording of a large body of cello, vocal, guitar and electronic improvisations; Successfully completed.
– Noise Media Festival  Chosen sound project was promoted across Australia wide public and private media sources (e.g. Radio National, Triple J) including interviews and airplay.
–  Q-Music Inc. (Queensland Australia): Small grant received for purchase of promotional materials for electronic sound projects; Successfully completed.

 

Press/Publications

•    Jan 2008 I Propose (Elias and Joy  ep)- TV. Style Network.
•    October  2007- LA Times pick of the week.
•    October  2007- LA Weekly.
•    October 2007- VegNews Magazine
•    September 2007- Downtown Art News
•    August 2007- Citizen LA, California
•    March 2007- Manhattan Times, New York.
•    July 2006- Citizen LA, California.
•    June 2006- ArtScene magazine, Southern California.
•    June 2005-VC reporter, Ventura California.
•    Triple J, Australia. Sound Quality: interview.
•    Triple J, Australia. Home and Hosed: interview.
•    Syndicated interview. ‘Electronica Is…’ Australian-wide. AMRAP sponsored.