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Heart of Chaos Presents “BIRTH” @ The Usuals

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Underneath the cacophony of news delivered daily by a tragedy-obsessed media lies a hunger for what is beautiful, creative and celebratory. The Heart of Chaos Artisan Collective invites you to experience “Birth”, an art exhibit that is, at once a tribute to the human spirit and its often arduous passage into the physical world, and the act of giving life to music and art and all manner of things that uplift our experience. Please join us for a memorable evening.

Opening Reception: Friday, May 24th, 7pm – 10pm
On View from May 25-June 24 11am-7pm
Location: The Usuals, 1020 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126

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We’ve hand selected a fine group of talented artists including:Miguel Machuca
Freddie Vega
Michael Denning
Tulio Flores
Michael Foley
Ana Villafane
Carlos Rodriguez
Yolanda Guerrero
Tracey Baca
Steven Haman
Mike Borja
William Bryant
Jarid Duran
Matt Lopez
Chris Moon
Jorge Cruz
Amanda Valenzuela
Alexandria Perez
Ian Young
Steve Cooley

Plus more…

Live music by Chris Reed

SEED: The Origin of Inspiration – March 23, 2013

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What is the origin of inspiration? Some believe that an artist’s inherent nature, like the seed,
carries within it the complete pattern for the development and expression of his or her creativity.

As time and the right conditions ignite one’s artistic fodder, what has been hidden is revealed
just as the seedling finally quickens and breaks through the earth’s crust reaching for the light.

The SEED exhibition explores the origins of inspiration bringing over 80 artists and a variety of
artistic medias including photography, sculpture, drawing, painting and installation to the Citadel
Studios Gallery in San Jose.

One of the most interesting concept exhibitions of 2013, SEED will also feature artist portraits
accompanied by a personal story detailing the critical factors that propelled them to a lifetime of
creative expression.

Opening reception: March 23rd, 7 pm.’til late
Location: The Citadel Gallery, 199 Martha Street (close to Fifth Street), San Jose
Free to the public

Facebook event available at: https://www.facebook.com/events/376277489138265/?ref=3

About Heart of Chaos
Heart of Chaos (HOC) was created with the financial & inspirational support of Catalyst for Youth, a 501 (c) 3 California corporation. The core idea was to provide a venue for emerging and under-recognized artists, writers, poets, musicians, performance artists and photographers to showcase and market their work. Mentoring through communication with established artists enriches both parties and fosters new ideas and inspiration. >>Learn More

Heart of Chaos Presents “Intuērī 2012”

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As our world continues toward an unknown future, Heart of Chaos Artisan Collective presents a show that challenges its audience to contemplate its future.

The installation will be a complete living, breathing, fully interactive exhibit that allows you, the audience, to choose your own adventure.

Come navigate through a 6,000+ sq foot art-filled labyrinth, while interacting with live artists and performers, and dialogue about two divergent paths: Annihilation or Evolution? Transformation or Doomsday? Fear or Love?

Event Info:

$10 at the door (cash only)

December 21st, 2012
7:00 pm – 1:00 am
240 N 2nd St, San Jose, CA 95112, USA
18+ venue


Michael Denning
Miguel Machuca
John Cloud
Suzie Zarate
William A. Bryant
Steve Cooley
Basic Lee
Tulio Flores
Serina Serjama
Steven Gomez
Michael Borja
Omar Morineau
Sarah Im
Urbano Espinosa
Ana Villafane
Insane Craft Posse
Sanjay Heera
Alex Olmedo
Jaclyn Alderete
Michael Foley
Jonathan Tran
Mike 3.5
Jesse Villegas
Oni Photos
Al Preciado
John Barrick
Mireya Villanueva
Maia Jacobson
Patty Bottello
Chai H. Ng
Tracey Baca
Goran Konjevod
David Kempken
Jeff Thompson
Kimberlie Garg
Kristine Taormino
Kori Thompson
Drew Clark
Jorge Cruz
Esteban Salazar
Steven Herman
Tyson Johnston
Anabella Pinon
Freddie Vega

plus more…

Dance Performances:
-Movimiento Cosmico , Aztec Dance Group.  Blessing of the heart ceremony.
-The Mitote Circle
-Chris Reed
-Joe Kidd
-God Intoxicated
-Haptic Synapses
-De Nada
-Philty Dronez