2022 Exhibitions

Nature vs Nurture

Nature vs Nurture

was on view from January 29th through March 25th, 2022


A small group of artists are invited to meditate on the beauty of the natural world, and humanity’s impact on the planet. Exploring themes ranging from the harmonious relationships humans have with nature to the disastrous effects of global warming and pollution. This charged and evolving dialog between the assembled exhibiting artists gives us new perspectives on the world around us, hopefully guiding visitors to look more closely at their relationship with our planet.

MICA 2022

Made in California

was on view from April 30th through June 24th, 2022


Every year, this juried exhibit showcases artwork from all over the state of California. MICA strives to highlight artists in all stages of their careers and offers them a chance to compete for a number of awards, including the coveted solo show opportunity. This regional show features artwork from an extensive variety of mediums and explores creative movements happening in California.

Pure Joy 2022

Pure, Unadulterated Joy

was on view from July 23rd - December 4th, 2022


After the endlessly bleak last two years of the covid-19 pandemic, people need a little pop of brightness in their lives. And the Brea Gallery is here to provide just that! Filled to the brim with the most brightly colored, joyous, pop-culture-nostalgic artwork to be found, this syrupy sweet exhibit is sure to leave the 90s kids of Lisa Frank with a real sugar rush. Exploring the contemporary resurgences of pop art, super-saturated color, low-brow subject matter, and surrealism, this art show showcases everything from the downright adorable to the creepy cute, guaranteed to put a smile on anyone’s face.