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Band of Bugs


Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra, California, has an upcoming art show, A Band of Bugs, featuring work from animators and illustrators such as Lou Romano (above), Don Shank, Alex Kirwan and others. The show will be on exhibit from February 9th through March 3rd.

The opening reception is this Saturday, Feb 9th, from 7pm to 11pm. Admission and refreshments are free and live music will be provided by Insect Surfers. A Band of Bugs is “an art show dedicated solely to those creepy, colorful, and wonderfully weird creatures that we encounter on a daily basis”. Anna Chambers, has prepared cute plush pests for the show; Megan Brain will be showcasing her incredible paper sculptures; and “the girls“, Amanda Visell and Michelle Valigura, provide several unique interpretations of various bugs. The artists will be in attendance on opening night to meet fans and discuss their work.

For more information, contact curator Wade Buchanan ( or visit the Gallery Nucleus website.

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