Gallery Ovissi: First specializing in Iranian art
Maryam Ovissi and Daryl Pendleton are proud to announce the opening
of Gallery Ovissi in Emeryville, California. The Gallery will feature
unique exhibitions and events that share the works of contemporary Iranian
and Middle Eastern artists in the United States.
Iranian-born Maryam Ovissi, the daughter of internationally renown Iranian
artist Nasser Ovissi, has been a part of the art world since birth. Her
experience and expertise in art has allowed her to curate annual exhibitions
for Iranian and Arab artiststhroughout the United States.
Daryl Pendleton's love for the arts and his extensive experience in
Sales and marketing together with Maryam Ovissi will insure a winning Gallery
combination. Gallery Ovissi's inaugurating exhibition will open on Saturday,
December 12, 1998 from 1-6 p.m. The Gallery will feature an exhibition
sharing the beautiful works of art, jewelry and sculpture by Iranian women
artists in the Bay Area: Manzar Maroufi, Parichehr Azari, Azar Dadgar and
the Director of the Creative Learning Community Center, Scheherazad St.
Martin, ATR, will be sharing her work.
The exhibition, Mitraism: A Persian Celebration of Life, offers a wonderful
opportunity for unique holiday gift buying. This special opening event
will also support the Children's Creative Arts Education Program in Marin
County with a raffle and silent auction of unique and wonderful gifts.
The owners of Gallery Ovissi have a deep commitment to the nonprofit
sector and plan to have many of their exhibitions donate to area nonprofit
and charity organizations. Gallery Ovissi will open in December with by
appointment hours. For appointment and Gallery information call 510-601-OVSI
PLEASE RSVP to attend the Gallery Opening and for directions at 510-601-OVSI
If you are an artist, especially of Middle Eastern and Iranian heritage,
and interested in submitting your portfolio for upcoming exhibitions, please
contact Maryam at 510-601-6874 to receive information or send the following
information to Gallery Ovissi, 1425 Park Avenue, Emeryville, CA 94608:
*5-10 color slides/10 professional photographs (labeled)
*Articles/Reviews of past exhibitions