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Aug 07 2015

MIchael Solway ‘By This River’

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Michael Solway with artwork by Diane Landry. Photograph by Susan Byrnes

The Carl Solway Gallery is an icon in the Cincinnati arts community. In 2010, Carl’s son Michael became director of the gallery after running the SolwayJones Gallery in Los Angeles for 10 years. Below is an excerpt from a recent interview with Michael Solway. It coincides with By This River, an exhibition he curated that is currently on display at the Weston Gallery.

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Aug 13 2009

William T. Wiley and Ethan Wiley / Saturday, August 15

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Please join us for an evening of acoustic music performed by William T. Wiley (guitar) and Ethan Wiley (mandolin and mandocello)

Saturday, August 15

Performance will begin at 8:00 pm

Doors will open at 7:00 pm
Seating is limited. Please arrive early.

990 North Hill St., #180,
Los Angeles, CA 90012

“Getting the Record Crooked”  (Wiley’s musical instruments)






- W.T.W.


William T. Wiley, Debilslied, 1986, mixed media on wood, 45-1/2 x 15-3/4 x 5 inches

William T. Wiley

American. Born in Bedford, Indiana, 21, October, 1937. Mr. Wiley has an exhibition opening at The Reynolds Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum – opening October 2, 2009

Ethan Wiley

Ethan was given his first Martin guitar on his 16th birthday by his father, artist William T. Wiley. But while attending UCLA in the late ’70s, he switched to mandolin. Many years later, Ethan produced his own critically-acclaimed CD, TAKE A STAND, recording with some of acoustic music’s best musicians, including Jon Sholle (guitarist for the David Grisman Quintet), violinist Joyce Andersen and percussionist Joe Craven (also an alumni of the DGQ). He has also recorded and composed for several movie soundtracks and has performed as a session musician for singer-songwriter Robert Morgan Fisher and others.

For more information, please contact:

Michael Solway or Angela Jones – 323.223.0224

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Jul 12 2009

Dani Tull @ SolwayJones – solo performance, July 25

8:30 pm

In a rare solo performance, Dani Tull will use vintage Organs and Synthesizers, Guitars, modern technologies and hand-made instruments, to create exotic ambient, polyphonic sound works that intertwine pre-recorded and improvised live musical performance. The set up and approach will be informal, analogous to a casual home-studio session.




Artist and musician Dani Tull has had solo exhibitions locally at Blum and Poe, Kim Light Gallery and Angstrom Gallery. As a musician he has collaborated and worked with a multitude of musicians including Marnie Weber, Eric Avery, Tom Watson, Raymond Pettibon, Brad Laner, Jad Fair, and Jim Shaw. Tull has also played in many bands including Polarbear, The Spirit Girls, Mythter and BoyGeorgeMichaelJacksonBrown.  Recently he has composed original scores for 2 films by Jim Shaw. Dani Tull and Jim Shaw have also collaborated on an epic performance for the Billy Wilder Theater at the Hammer Museum, Blast 6, and an upcoming performance in Turin Italy.






Chinatown, Saturday, July 25 – Performance Night in Chinatown. The first event of new visual and sound art performances by Los Angeles artists, will be held on and around Chung King Road in Chinatown, Los Angeles.

Featuring approximately 20 performances, this will be Chinatown’s first collaborative performance event hosted by the resident galleries. The galleries participating include The Box, The Company, China Art Objects, Chung King Project, Jancar Gallery, Parker Jones, David Patton Gallery, Redling Fine Art, Sister Gallery, Thomas Solomon Gallery, SolwayJones and David Salow Gallery.


The entire program of performances will provide the audience with an exciting interactive exploration of the world-renowned Chinatown, Los Angeles community of  galleries. For one evening, the gallery spaces and surrounding outdoor areas will present various performances engaging viewers from a broad range of interests, breaking down barriers with a variety of performative materials from new visual art, dance, film, theatre, and music, including new commissions and historic reconstructions using historic Chinatown neighborhood as the backdrop for work by approximately 15 artists at 8 different venues.


Programming will include a schedule of live performances and parallel exhibitions that will provide critical and historical contexts for the new work produced.  The 15 plus events will be free and open to the public with an expected attendance of over 500 guests.


This event is made possible by the generous support of For Your Art.





LUCAS MURGIDA : 6 – 9 PM – Charlie James Gallery

ALEXIS DISSELKOEN : 6:30-Ongoing – Chung King Project

MICOL HEBRON: 7 – 10 PM – David Salow

JOEL KYACK : Ongoing – Chung King Road ( Hill Street )

JOHN KILDUFF “Let’s Paint TV” ( Live! ): 7:30 PM – Jancar Gallery

AARON SANDNES “Flying False Colors”: 7 – 10 PM

MARGO VICTOR : 8 PM – The Company


MAURA BREWER “Face Transplantation and Depression: 8 – 8:30 PM -
Chung King Project

MARCUS CIVIN & SANDY DELISSOVOY “Johnny Angel”: 8:30-9:00 PM – Chung King Project

KATHLEEN JOHNSON “Brainchild”: 8:30 PM – David Patton Los Angeles

DANI TULL : 8:30 PM – SolwayJones

VANESSA PLACE : 9 PM – Chung King Project

NAO BUSTAMANTE “Silver & Gold”: 9:15 – 9:45 PM – Chung King Project

DAWN KASPER : 9:15 PM – The Company


F-STOP SERENADE : 10 PM – Sister

SIMON LEUNG “Simon Leung Dances Yvonne Rainer” : 10:45 PM – Center of Chung King Road


all times subject to change contact galleries for additional information

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Jul 06 2009

William Leavitt performance @ SolwayJones


Thursday, July 9th

8:30 pm

Please join us for an evening of improvisational sound music performed by Joseph Hammer (tape loops and synthesizers,) William Leavitt (electric cello,) and Rick Potts (analog synthesizer).  Hammer, Leavitt, and Potts (with Steve Thomsen) performed together in the early 1990’s as the group Solid Eye.


Los Angeles based William Leavitt is a theater artist, painter, and musician who has performed and exhibited in Los Angeles since 1975.  He wrote and produced his first theater piece, “The Silk,” in 1975.  Around 1988 he began working with Joseph Hammer and Rick Potts on experimental music projects. They collaborated on the music for “Random Trees”, a play that was presented at the Santa Monica Museum of Art in 1990.  As a cellist, he has performed in several local groups including Solid Eye, The Sub tones, and Provisional Riviera.  He was awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for New Genres in 1991 and a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in 1998. This exhibition will include his hand-built instruments “Two by Cello” and “One by Bass” from 1991-92.


future Instruments related performances:

Dani Tull, Saturday, July 25 – solo performance

William T. Wiley and Ethan Wiley, Saturday, August 15

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Apr 29 2009

Channa Horwitz @ Brandenburgischer Kunstverein Potsdam, Germany

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Apr 16 2009

Chinatown Photo Hop- Saturday, April 18

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Apr 01 2009

Tom Marioni – one night only

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Apr 17 2008

HK Zamani in Hotel California @ Excelsior Hotel Ernst, Cologne

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Hotel California: Art from Los Angeles at the Excelsior Hotel Ernst curated by Meyer Voggenreiter and Daniel Hug from Galleries exhibiting at Open Space/Art Cologne 2008


Installation view of Hotel California at Excelsior Hotel Ernst, Cologne.

Middle: HK Zamani, Black on Black

Bottom: Kirstin Stoltmann (Sister, Los Angeles)

Excelsior Hotel Ernst

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Apr 01 2008

Channa Horwitz @ Open Space – Art Cologne 2008

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SolwayJones will present a solo exhibition of sculpture, paintings and works on paper by Los Angeles artist Channa Horwitz at OPEN SPACE 2008.

This exhibition will feature two paintings from the Language Series that began in concept in 1964 (though not executed until 2005). The two works are comprised of multiple groups of paintings derived from a series of pictograms originally created by the artist to function as a language. With Language Series, the artist has created two-dimensional drawings and paintings that are controlled and composed as a deductive logic system, wherein the graph becomes a measure for several different opposing forces.


16th – 20th, April 2008
12 noon – 8 p.m. Daily
Vernissage, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. 15th, April 2008

SolwayJones – stand #41, Hall 4.1

Koelnmesse GmbH
Messeplatz 1
50679 Köln

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Feb 08 2008

Nittwittliwitt @ Chung King Project opening this Saturday 6-9pm

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Chung King Project is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Filipino artist Rommelo Yu ( born 1979 in Manilla ).
Raised in the United States and now a long-time resident of Berlin, Rommelo will present a large scale sculptural exploration of the legacy of Sol Lewitt.

Opening Reception on Saturday February 9th
6 to 9 pm

Chung King Project
945 Chung King Road
Los Angeles, CA 90012
+1 213 625 1802

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