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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

art show, November 8th

Join us at Hairroin Salon, November 8 for "Gears, Gears, Gears: a steampunk burlesque" an art show by Jessica Van Hulle. Admission is free, and so is the champagne!
     Jessica Van Hulle’s artwork is full of passion and conviction. In her latest exhibit, “Gears Gears Gears: A Steampunk Burlesque,” Van Hulle renders subcultural beauties in cheeky pin-up poses and provocative portraits.
However, these vibrant oil paintings are more than just sexy eye-candy. They feature intense themes of self-image, sexual power, authenticity, and hope on the edge of apocalypse.
They are about reclaiming individuality and using creative energy to nurture healthy women with healthy psyches and robust sensuality.
Van Hulle's work invites re-evalution of the constrictive mainstream images of beauty that inundate us daily. She hopes that viewers will feel opened up, inspired, hopeful….and just a little naughty.

Jessica Van Hulle was born in San Francisco in 1979. She grew up in the East Bay, raised by an architect and a psychic. She lived in S.F. for 5 years, receiving her B.F.A. in Illustration in 2004 from the Academy of Art University, San Francisco.
Van Hulle has been honored nationally for her artwork. Her work has been displayed in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Seattle WA, Berkeley CA and more. She has been participating in installing, curating, selling, consulting, teaching, illustrating and painting fine art professionally since 2001.
She currently lives in West L.A. and spends her weekdays as a lingerie and costume designer at Leg Avenue, Inc. Every other time, she can be found pondering human nature, painting, and hanging out watching subversive cartoons.

opening night will be November 8th at 8:00pm at Hairroin Salon
1553 Cahuenga blvd.
Los Angeles CA 90028
Jessica's art will be on display at the salon from November 8th through December 8th

-Hairroin Salon

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