Saturday, May 19th 7-9 pm artist John Paul Thornton will be giving a presentation at La Galeria Gitana in San Fernando on the Eastern Aesthetic and Asian Influence in Art, the theme of the current exhibit. This will be about a 40 minute art talk. Then John Paul will do an art walk around the gallery with the attendees in tow and talk about one piece of artwork from each exhibiting artist putting it into a particular aesthetic context. Seating is limited and admission is $5, so call (818) 898-7708 or email the gallery to reserve seats for the presentation. I have five paintings (including "Golden Leaves") in the exhibit which is up through June 15, 2012.