Laurie Yehia and Tom Wudl in Conversation

  • SANTA MONICA, California
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  • August 25, 2011

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Purgatory 2011 82" x 54" oil and mixed media on wood

Los Angeles artist, Laurie Katz Yehia celebrates the opening of her exhibition on Saturday, September 10, by sitting down with renowned painter Tom Wudl and letting us share their conversation. They will discuss issues of creativity, process and content, in the context of Ms. Yehia’s recent work and Mr. Wudl’s distinguished career.

The exhibition, which continues through Monday, September 12, engages with themes of growth and transformation. In a richly textured series inspired by Dante’s The Divine Comedy, Ms. Yehia sees Dante’s struggles through the terraces of Mount Purgatory toward God, as mirrored by contemporary journeys toward personal discovery and self-determination. A further collection of paintings on linen similarly re-contextualizes ancient source materials, including the Radiance Sutras and the Song of Solomon.

The exhibition uses multiple spaces in the Santa Monica Bay Woman’s Club, at 1210 Fourth Street, Santa Monica, and is open to the public from 10:00am - 4:00pm from Saturday, September 10 through Monday, September 12. Admission to the exhibition and the opening event is free.

Exhibition: Laurie Katz Yehia: Recent Work
Opening Event: Laurie Katz Yehia and Tom Wudl In Conversation

Exhibition: Saturday, September 10 through Monday, September 12, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Opening Event: Saturday, September 10, 5:00pm - 6:00pm, followed by a reception for the artists.

Santa Monica Bay Woman's Club,
1210 Fourth Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Free and open to all

SMBWC Contact:
Tel: (310) 395 1308

Press Contact:
Laurie Katz Yehia (310) 853-2787
High definition images available on request.

About SMBWC:
Located in the heart of downtown Santa Monica, the Santa Monica Bay Woman’s Club is a non-profit 501c3 institution dedicated to enriching the lives of its members and the community through its legacy of women’s fellowship and charitable service.


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