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John Burroughs; June Jewel, second place, Burroughs; Wong Jong Lee,

third place, Burbank High School; and honorable mentions, Susan

Estrada, Burroughs; Gina Bang, Burbank High and Aikui Kalonyan,

Burbank High.

The show runs through Thursday in the second floor auditorium of

the Burbank Central Library, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank. The

auditorium is open to the public during library hours except when in




Under the title, "Maladies and Other Disappointments," Chad Bell

is showing his most recent collection of oil paintings at Wax Poetic

Salon in Burbank.

The self-taught draftsman and sculptor, Bell was inspired by the

loose paint strokes of Lucian Freud's later pieces and turned to

painting. He is also influenced by the works of Egon Schiele, Chuck

Close, and the dark sensibilities attributed to the folk of the


The exhibit runs through June 30. Wax Poetic Salon, specializing

in skin care, waxing and massage, is also a boutique and art gallery.

It is at 3208 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank.


Six regional artists, known for depicting nature in a variety of

styles and media, are exhibiting their works until Thursday at

Descanso Gardens' Boddy House Gallery.

Louise Forbes will bring her creatures of the woods -- painted in

oil on wood panels --back to the Boddy House Gallery. Her animals,

exotic flowers and birds "emerge" with the grain of the wood.

Margot Lennartz, who organizes the exhibits at the Boddy House,

will exhibit a collection of plein-air paintings titled "From the

Desert to the Sea." Her oil paintings are created on location

throughout the Southland and are inspired by the California


Sallie O'Neill will return for the ninth year with a collection of

earthy sculptures and reflect spiritual and emotional interactions

among people.

Barbara Rog offers practical pottery that integrates form,

function and beauty, recognizable by colorful glazes that have become

her trademark.

Nancy Shiershke, who has exhibited at Descanso since 1995, brings

her "California Light" collection, vibrant, impressionistic

watercolors of California scenes.

Carol Sils adds another dimension to this month's rich array of

ceramics with high-fire porcelain reminiscent of pottery of the

Chinese Song Dynasty of 960-1278 AD. Her work includes functional and

sculptural pieces and includes a new original "Women Series."

The Boddy House Gallery is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and

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