Archive for the ‘Paintings’ Category

Balboa Park Botanical Garden

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Color study for a commission, “Balboa Park Botanical Garden, San Diego”. J Frizza

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Selfie

Monday, December 30th, 2013

A “selfie” for my Facebook profile. J Frizza

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My Friends, The Flowers

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Sharing today an old piece, acrylic on wood, titled “My Friends, The Flowers” (2001). J Frizza
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New Samplers

Sunday, August 4th, 2013

A piece inspired by North American folk art, titled “Sampler084″ with details. The drawings were done by hand, scanned and altered with Illustrator. The poem is an extract from “The Universal Prayer” By Alexander Pope. J Frizza

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Lápices y Píxeles / Pencils & Pixels – The Work of Julio Pompa Frizza @ CAV / Museo del Barro, Asunción, Paraguay

Sunday, June 16th, 2013

I have the honor to be exhibiting at the Centro de Artes Visuales / Museo del Barro, the main contemporary and folkloric art museum in Paraguay. The show, titled Pencils & Pixels –Lápices y Píxeles­– is a retrospective view at my digital work from 2003 to 2013. The pieces are drawings colored with the computer and digital collages. The overview includes more than 20 prints on paper or canvas, shown in glass cases, and a slide show projection of about 50 images, in the Florian Paucke room.

The Museo del Barro houses an extraordinary art collection of pre columbian, colonial and indigenous art from Paraguay and Latin America. In addition, the museum focuses on popular and contemporary Paraguayan art. Several rooms are dedicated to contemporary art exhibitions. The gift shop is fantastic, they feature a great selection of local art for sale.

The opening night was a great success, a party with family and friends, enjoying traditional Paraguayan food, an inspiring and unforgettable night in Asunción.

If you happen to be in Paraguay, the heart of South America, stop by the museum, the show will be open until the end of June 2013. J Frizza

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An early piece from 1989, kindly lent by my dear friend Paola.
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The day of the opening … the party!
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New Show! My Work @ CAV/Museo del Barro, Asunción, Paraguay

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

Everybody is invited!

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Summer Yard

Monday, July 30th, 2012

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East County

Saturday, July 14th, 2012

Another digital sketch inspired by hiking escapades to the local mountains in San Diego East County … This colorful landscape is done first as a drawing on paper, and then colored digitally. Enjoy! J Frizza

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Helping Paws

Saturday, July 7th, 2012

Work gets easier when everyone helps! J Frizza

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Long Summer days

Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

Summer begins, these long days are a delight. I’m spending my days working on new pieces, lots of drawings, countless digital sketched and a few new paintings. The one below, titled Reservoir-05, is my digital impression of a hot and vibrant Southern California afternoon. J Frizza

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Corte Madera

Sunday, April 1st, 2012

I’ve been working a lot the past few months, but also hiking every time a get the chance. Here is a piece based on a recent hiking trip to Corte Madera, an amazing and peaceful place in the back hills of San Diego. The drawing was done by hand, the colors and textures are resolved digitally. J Frizza

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New Pieces @ Java Earth, PB

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Here are a few shots of the pieces hanging at Java Earth, a neighborhood coffee shop in Pacific Beach. Among the pieces, a few “Vases and Cups” limited edition prints, and two new acrylic on canvas paintings: “Pink Sky” and “Waterfall.” The cute coffee joint looks great with the colorful pieces. J Frizza

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