Artist Monty Montgomery – Solo Show at FeeLit

Artist Monty Montgomery – Solo Show at FeeLit

Gallery Opening/Artist Reception Friday, August 16th 7-10PM


Facebook Event Page


“MONTY”-Behind the ART.. A mini documentary.


“MONTY” is a mini documentary created by “Poetica Films” in collaboration with “In-Print Magazine” and Monty Montgomery. It is a brief glance at the process and inspirations behind the work of the artist. Watch video here: VIDEO LINK – www.vimeo.com/fcexp/monty

MONTY from Fernando / Poetica on Vimeo.


“Look Both Ways” – Monty Montgomery Art

Artist’s Biography:

Monty Montgomery began exhibiting his work in 2002. Born and raised in Virginia, Montgomery loved black lines and bright colors at a very young age and was influenced by his mother who was a kindergarten teacher. “I started doing art really young,” Montgomery says. “Grabbing crayons and markers and trying to fill in good old-fashioned coloring books. I remember having a massive amount of coloring books and being able to sit for hours with my mom at the kitchen table trying to get each page perfect.”

Montgomery’s use of “stars” in his work comes from years of sitting with his Grandfather as he pointed out constellations through the dark, small town, Virginia skies. “It was always magical listening to my Grandfather and learning about the stars”, Montgomery says. “I will always remember that feeling as a little boy and try to somehow bring it back to life in my paintings.” Through his teenage years he discovered this visual connection was becoming more and more a substance for him to express his inner works of art. He then went on to earn his BFA from Longwood University in 1998.

While based in Charlottesville, Va. and working on various design projects in the music/surf/skate industries along the East Coast, Montgomery opened, operated, and curated, C.O.D. Gallery & Studios on the Downtown Mall in “C-VILLE”. He then joined forces with the “SOA” Sound of Art in New York City, launched http://www.cillidesigns.com/ , and began spreading his word through clothing, paintings, poetry, stickers, and culture. After many great years in Virginia, he made the move to Boston, Ma. in 2006 to expand his vision. “Almost every single one of my pieces has a specific meaning to it, a vibe, a feeling or message that I want you to take in and walk away with,” Montgomery says. “I not only want to hit you with my vision of color and lines, but even more so with the message within each painting. My job is to create art that makes you feel.”

In 2008 Montgomery made the move to San Diego, California and launched www.montymontgomeryart.com. He is currently based in San Diego and continues to focus in on his works and take on various projects across the USA with each passing day.

Montgomery recently combined forces with J FEATHER, another San Diego based Artist and the duo formed KREASHUN in 2012. KREASHUN is a combination of both Artist’s visions and talents coming together to create one lucid dream of experience upon interior and exterior walls through the streets around the globe. Experience this new vision at http://www.kreashun.com.

He is currently the owner at Monty Montgomery Art.

Monty Montgomery Facebook: www.facebook.com/montymontgomeryart
Monty Montgomery Art: www.montymontgomeryart.com

FeeLit
909 E Street
San Diego, CA 92101
707-733-3548
707-7FEELIT
www.FeeLitSanDiego.com

Markalan - Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Markalan moved to Pacific Beach in 1994. During his first four years in San Diego, he worked as a photographer for the United States Navy. Over the past decade, he's been behind the bar or turntables in many of San Diego's nightclubs, and venues. He's shared his musical selections with Southern & Baja California, and the Mayan Riviera. During these years, he could be found exchanging his time for vinyl at Groove Records and Siesta Records. 

He often worked for trade, to support his vinyl addiction. He currently owns over 8,000 records. "Listening to my father's albums is when it all began. Flipping through the stacks, cleaning off the LP, placing the needle on the record, reading the lyrics, studying the artwork, and enjoying the rich analog sound. Sure, there are occasional pops & you might have to clean the record. You actually have to flip the record at the end of the side. It's not a play list or program on shuffle. You are present, involved, and engaged in the listening process. 
Please Keep Vinyl Alive & Support Local Artists!" 
Markalan

Comments are closed on this post.

Visit FeeLit’s Online Store

Connect with FeeLit

Connect with FeeLit


Sign-Up for FeeLit’s Free E-Newsletter

Subscribe Now!
* indicates required

Guest reviews on yelp!