Downey, CA - Artist Ricky Ostendi will be showing all new paintings on recycled items in his first solo exhibit at Stay Gallery, titled For The Love of eARTh. The opening reception takes place Friday, September 5th, from 8pm to 11p, and will be on display until Sunday, October 5th. The exhibit is sponsored by The Downey Patriot. All artwork will be for sale. Refreshments provided by Lagunitas Brewing and will be available at Stay Gallery’s bar. The event is all ages and open to the public.
Ostendi is a Downey native, graduating from Warren High School in 2001. Spending most of his time drawing and painting, he enrolled at the Art Institute of Orange County and graduated with a BA in Media Arts & Animation. Today, you can find Ricky’s work in a number of restaurants and galleries across Los Angeles. Juggling time between family, work and art, he setup his temporary studio in the kitchen of his apartment to complete his collection for his exhibit at Stay Gallery.