Embracing Earth: Emil Yanos Artist Talk 3 to 4 p.m.

Embracing Earth: Emil Yanos Artist Talk 3 to 4 p.m.

Benicia, CA, June 15, 2024 – NY2CA Gallery is delighted to announce the opening of “Embracing Earth: Allen Birnbach & Emil Yanos,” an extraordinary exhibition showcasing the synergy of art and nature through the eyes of two remarkable artists. The exhibition will run from June 27 thru August 11 with gallery hours from Thursday to Sunday, 12 – 5 pm.

Exhibition Details:

Dates: June 27 – August 11, 2024, Hours: Thursday – Sunday 12 – 5pm

Featured Artists:

Allen Birnbach, Photographer and Emil Yanos, Ceramic Sculptor

Allen Birnbach’s “Defining Eden” project explores the notion that Eden still exists within the diverse ecosystems of our planet. Through collaborations with dancers in natural settings, he captures their grace and sensitivity, revealing a world filled with beauty and wonder. His images, primarily taken with medium and large format film cameras, are printed with archival, carbon pigment inks, ensuring their longevity and quality. Learn more about Allen Birnbach: https://ny2cagallery.com/dipl-team-member/allen-birnbach/

Emil Yanos’s work delves into the intricate world of textures, using clay’s versatility to explore various surface contrasts and create visual depth. His pieces invite tactile interaction, evoking memories of cherished places. Emil’s use of color enhances the textural qualities and stimulates emotional responses, encouraging viewers to slow down and appreciate the details of the world around them.

Learn more about Emil Yanos: https://ny2cagallery.com/dipl-team-member/emil-yanos/

Exhibit Special Events:

Allen Birnbach, Artist Talks

I will speak about my process in choosing locations; the collaborative aspect of working with dancers; and tell stories about some of the images in the show.

📅 Date: July 13, 2024, 🕒 Time: 3:00 – 4:00

📅 Date: Aug 3, 2024, 🕒 Time: 3:00 – 4:00


Emil Yanos, Artist Talks

I will be demonstrating construction methods. I’ll bring pieces in different stages, and demonstrate how I get from one stage to the next.

📅 Date: July 20, 2024, 🕒 Time: 3:00 – 4:00

📅 Date: July 27, 2024, 🕒 Time: 3:00 – 4:00


Date(s) - Sat, Jul 20, 2024
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm


NY2CA Gallery
617 First St., Benicia


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