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8/14, Exhibit Opening: Summer Scapes, Charles Unger and Geor
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Nancy Tubbs

August 11, 2022    

Hayes Valley Art Works presents:

Exhibit Opening: Summer Scapes, Charles Unger and George Dolgy painting

Opening: Sun, August 14, 1pm-4pm; Exhibition August 14 - September 28, San Francisco CA


ARTIST RECEPTION: Sunday, August 14, 1-4pm
with Live Jazz by The Charles Unger Experience

Please join us Sunday, August 14, 1-4 pm for an artist reception with live jazz by Charles Unger.

Summer Scapes is an exhibition of vibrant paintings by two local artists that evoke the sounds, sensations and sensuous "scapes" of summer. Charles Unger and George Dolgy are San Francisco contemporary painters with bright, bold palettes , and both bring a different eye to landscapes and other subjects.

Charles Unger. Painting and drawing have always been an integral part of Charles' life; long before he got into music and became a San Francisco musical institution, he was drawing and painting. A major force in the San Francisco music scene of the San Francisco area for the last 40 years, saxophonist Charles Unger is known for his exuberant style and talent, and for a stage show that is unforgettable. This same exuberant style is reflected in his expressionistic and energetic painting style, which evokes the emotional experience of being in these landscapes, cityscapes, and floral scapes. His mask paintings also evoke an emotional response in the viewers.

George Dolgy was born in the USSR in 1960, and worked as an architect in his Ukrainian hometown until 1989, when he came to Philadelphia as a political refugee, and went to Temple University architectural program. He has been been working as an architect ever since. He pursued his interest in fine art through years of private painting classes, and developed his own unique painting style in his Philadelphia studio. He then lived and worked in New Orleans from 2011 till 2016, when he relocated to San Francisco. His bright canvases and painterly strokes evoke the brilliant landscapes from the wineries of Napa Valley to more imaginative enchanted forest scapes.

More information at @hvaw.hayesvalleyartworks , and

Opening: Sun, August 14, 1pm-4pm; Exhibition August 14 - September 28

HVAW Gallery
295 Oak Street
San Francisco CA, 94102


Phone: 415-335-9885
Contact: Babs

About Hayes Valley Art Works:
Hayes Valley Art Works (HVAW) is a community creation space, dedicated to bringing art, performances and community events to the neighborhood.

HVAW is a Member of Intersection for the Arts. Intersection provides Bay Area based artists and arts organizations with resources, community, and cultural space in order to develop sustainable practices. Visit
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