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GR2 – Aug 18 – Sept 5th – Jeni Yang – Two of a Kind

Jeni Yang at GR2
 August 18th – September 5th 2012 Reception: Saturday, Aug 18th, 6:30 – 10:00 p.m. GR2 2062 Sawtelle Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90025 gr2.net (310) 445-9276 Giant Robot is proud to present Two of a Kind, an art show featuring new works by Jeni Yang. Whimsical might be the way to describe the works of Taiwan born and Southern California residing artist, Jeni Yang. Her works intersect cats, cakes, and nature. Her recent entry into Giant Robot 2′s Game Over exhibition included a video game, Cat Burger, which will be on display as well. Two of a Kind will include: paintings, drawings, and small sculptures including a wall installation. An opening reception for Jeni Yang will take place...

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Game Night 10 Event Photos: Games and a Marriage Proposal

Game Night is always a fun event. The evening had a summer vacation vibe as the area was filled with locals who were just cut free from school. Graduations just took place at the local colleges and everyone was happy to be out. It’s hard to capture the many little micro things going on at Game Night. The crowds came through in waves, so it went from packed, to light, to packed again. We had 4 different games, 5 stations, Yeren – a board game that’s part of Game Over, and even a marriage proposal. The proposal. They were up from San Diego, he had told her that one day they’d go to a Game Night. He wore a different...

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Giant Robot Artist Friends Series – Jeni Yang

[youtube]ejwKPyfm12Q[/youtube]   Originally from Taipei but now based in Los Angeles, Jeni Yang is an illustrator who experiments with a wide variety of materials and mediums. The incorporation of woodwork in her whimsical and surreal paintings adds a handcrafted feel; the use of pastels and soft wood stains, nostalgia. She works out of a garage in deep Orange County, and spends 50/50 of her time working on the wood portions of her work and painting. In this Giant Robot Artist Friends film, Yang explains her process further and you’ll get to see her use a scroll saw. Take a look at Jeni Yang’s work as part of Synthesis (showing with Jesse Fillingham).

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GR2 5/28 6pm-? Giant Robot Drawing Club

At Giant Robot 2 on May 28th, Saturday starting at 6pm until everyone gets tired, join us and come and draw. No pressure, just draw for fun. We’ll have special Guest Jeni Yang who’s currently showing along with Jesse Fillingham. We’ll draw, pass around pages, and keep drawing and see what happens. It’s BYOB if you want, but we’ll have tables and some chairs. Stop in, shop, and draw.

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Synthesis: The coming together of Jesse Fillingham and Jeni Yang!

Giant Robot welcomes the combined efforts of artists Jesse Filllingham and Jeni Yang for Synthesis at GR2! This new show features two amazing artists, presenting 23 pieces of original art work. Jeni Yang is an illustrator who is Taipei-born and living in Los Angeles. Her art brings out the relationships between musical instruments and both humans and animals and explores the effects that each one has on the other. Jeni experiments with a wide variety of materials and mediums, but all ten pieces of her art work for this show incorporate woodwork in order to provide a whimsical and surreal feel and pastels and soft wood stains in order to invoke nostalgia. Jesse Fillingham is a Los Angeles artist who...

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