Photonic Playground is back with the first show of the year, a themed art exhibit titled featuring new original works by Anthony Jones, Tyson Murphy, Lim Hur, Rob Sevilla, as well as their children who were the basis for these works of art in this show.

The free opening reception will take place April 1st, 2017 from 7-10pm at 200 N Bush St, Santa Ana, California 92701 during the Downtown Santa Ana art walk. Not only is it open to all ages, but families and kids are encouraged to come for this child/parent themed show with fun activities including drawing, painting, and art demos by the featured artists.






Owners David Luong and Steven Dowling Jr. collaborated with Makeshift, an art based community founded by John Ribera to bring the show , with artist proceeds going to a charity managed by Makeshift to bring more affordable housing and education to aspiring artists.

The first 10 in line will be receiving a signed and numbered limited edition commemorative print as well as free access to the VIP section upstairs to enjoy the art demos and fine amenities!

The second opening on May 6th, 2017 will have only the downstairs gallery portion open only. And the closing show will be on June 3rd, 2017. Be sure to check out the event's Facebook page for more information and to RSVP for this awesome gallery showing!


ABOUT THE ARTISTS

Anthony Jones has been a concept artist for the industry since 2007 and currently an Art Director for Osiris: New Dawn. He's also been a mentor since 2011 teaching art students all around the world.

About his featured daughter, Delilah Jones: a concept artist in the making! Draws for her family and play time on her iPad.

Tyson Murphy is a principal artist at Riot Games, and was previously working as a lead character artist at Blizzard Entertainment on the World of Warcraft video game franchise.

Lim Hur formerly worked as a concept artist at Infinity Ward on the latest launched game Infinite Warfare. She has worked at various companies such as Activision Blizzard, Electronic Arts, Liquid Entertainment and more. She specializes in environment concept design. She currently runs Kazone Art Academy for those who wish to thrive in learning while also feeling a sense of support and enthusiasm for art. She also runs an artist management and her client includes Kim Jung Gi and SuperAni Artist Agency. Her son Blake Choi is 21 months old and loves dancing and has a big heart in art but still in training getting a grip of a pen.

Rob Sevilla is a senior character artist who is currently working at Blizzard Entertainment on the World of Warcraft team while recently finishing illustration work for the Hearthstone: Un'Goro cinematic.