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  • Writer's pictureLuke Stoffel

The Art Directors Club presents a Spectacular, Spectacular exhibiton!

New York, NY

Artworks by Lucas Stoffel

Get ready for a visual extravaganza as Lucas Stoffel, a rising star in the art world, unveils two exciting new projects - "Spectacular, Spectacular." This highly anticipated event, taking place at ADC Gallery located at 106 West 29th Street, promises to be a captivating exploration of two contrasting yet equally mesmerizing cultures. The grand opening is set for Thursday, August 13th, at 6:30 PM, with an exclusive musical performance by renowned Williamsburg DJ BabyBunny, spinning tracks until 9:30 PM. Attendees can also savor a specialty cocktail while immersing themselves in the vibrant artwork.

Exhibition at the Art Directors Club by Lucas Stoffel

The title presentation, "Spectacular, Spectacular," serves as a pop meditation, delving deep into the rich religious and cultural tapestry of India. Stoffel's vivid and thought-provoking interpretations of India's themes promise to transport viewers to a world of color, spirituality, and tradition.

In a delightful juxtaposition, Stoffel also unveils "Little Japan," a nuanced exploration of Japanese culture as experienced on the Hawaiian islands. This collection offers a fresh perspective on the fusion of Japanese traditions with the unique backdrop of Hawai'i's landscapes.

Spectacular, Spectacular at the Art Directors Club, NY by Lucas Stoffel

A suggested donation at the event's door will contribute to the ADC Gallery's Scholarship Fund. This scholarship program aligns with the club's mission to recognize excellence and innovation in visual communications, foster collaboration among creative leaders across disciplines, and support aspiring young talent entering the field.

Opening Night Party at the Art Directors Club by Lucas Stoffel

Lucas Stoffel is an artist on the rise in 2009, with an impressive portfolio boasting 15 New York exhibits and a string of accolades from prestigious organizations and magazines across the city. His journey began in 2006 when he received the Starving Artist Award and became a two-time best-selling artist at the Starving Artist Ball. The following year, he was honored as the selected artist for the amFar Rocks Benefit for AIDS research and featured in AM New York's Premiere Art Rocks event, which catapulted him to wider recognition. Dylan's Candy Bar on Manhattan's Upper East Side commissioned him to create a candy-inspired collection, aptly named "Sweetness," after seeing his work featured in the daily press.

Stoffel's commitment to his craft and consistent exhibition presence led GLAAD to recognize him as one of their Top 100 artists for 2009. Most recently, the Velvet Foundation commissioned him to paint and design the inaugural poster for an exhibition on Matthew Shepard at the National LGBT Museum in Washington DC, slated to open in 2010.

A graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in design and theater arts in 2000, Stoffel's unique artistic process blends traditional and digital techniques. His work originates from photography, undergoes digital composition and manipulation, and is then meticulously transformed onto canvas by hand. Stoffel's subjects are deeply personal depictions of world cultures, drawn from his extensive travels. Based in New York City, he continues to feed his wanderlust through exploration, with recent journeys taking him to China, Laos, Taiwan, and Hawaii - each adventure resulting in captivating NYC exhibitions.

Opening Night Party at the Art Directors Club by Lucas Stoffel

Don't miss the chance to immerse yourself in the kaleidoscopic world of "Spectacular, Spectacular" and witness the creative genius of Lucas Stoffel as he explores the vibrant cultures of India and Japan in his unique and captivating style.


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