Grossmont College’s Hyde Art Gallery, located on the El Cajon campus, is now presenting “Into Abstraction,” an exhibit of 23 abstract paintings by seven local artists, through Sept. 13. The seven artists include Kathleen Thum, Doris Bittar, Jessica McCambly, Michael Whiting, Mark Sengbusch, Jeremy Gercke and Eva Struble.
The exhibit showcases contemporary abstract composition, imagery, methods, materials and techniques, according to Larry Kline, curator of Hyde Art Gallery. The paintings explore a variety of themes, ranging from politics, optics and music to history, gravity and patterns.
Admission is free to the Hyde Art Gallery. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The gallery is located on the college campus in Building #25. The closest parking can be found in Parking Lot #1. Grossmont College is located at 8800 Grossmont College Dr., in El Cajon. For information, call (619) 644-7299, or visit www.grossmont/edu/artgallery. For driving directions and a campus map, visit www.grossmont.edu.