Jaime Gili - Lecture and Monte Exhibition

students admiring monte exhibition

Thursday, September 7, 2023

Jaime Gili, a renowned artist known for his unique blend of art and architecture, shared his artistic journey with community members and students of Bakersfield College. Born in Venezuela in 1972, Gili's passion for art began early, and he honed his skills in London. Over the years, he has become a prominent figure in contemporary art, known for his vibrant colors and architectural elements.

In his talk, Gili highlighted the close relationship between art and architecture and discussed his global art exhibits that seamlessly meld these creative realms. His works often draw inspiration from urban landscapes, exploring the interplay of color, form, and space. Gili's innovative approach has sparked collaboration between art and architecture, making him a captivating figure in the art world.

For art enthusiasts, there's an exciting opportunity to experience. Gili's exclusive exhibition, "Monte," will be at the Wylie and May Louise Jones Gallery from September 7th to October 12th, 2023. The gallery is open Monday to Thursday, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM.. The paintings reflect a long history of Latin American geometric abstraction that are meant to be experienced in a unique, contemporary display. The colors and textures of the work produce an experience meant to engage the viewer in contemplation of a green space, such as a garden or jungle. Personal interpretation, perspective, and history will all play a vital role in the perception of this unique installation.

jaime gili speaking to room full of bc students

monte exhibition gallery

students listening to jaime gili speaking

art piece from monte exhibition gallery