As a part of our year-long celebration of creativity, Montclair Place is proud to launch ART WORKS, a unique art installation series. The program, curated by John Wolf Advisory of Los Angeles, features both well-known artists and local college students. Pieces will range from mixed media to large scale murals to interactive works.
You’re Never Too Young to Dream BIGHijack Hijack is one of the most talked-about, up and coming artists in today’s contemporary art scene. Hijack’s works are a revelation in street art and can be seen in cultural hot spots all over the globe, from Los Angeles to London. As he’s evolved as an artist, Hijack has crafted a persona, inspired by the spirit of music and the poetry of everyday moments, creating colorful and meaningful perspectives on life.
Style UBrianna White & Kellie Sweet More than 200 Montclair Place shoppers made the grade participating in STYLE U, our Back to School fashion + fun party on July 29. YouTube influencers Brianna White and Kellie Sweet shared the hosting spotlight greeting fans and offering onstage advice to customers showing off THEIR style selected from fall trends.
Wings of the WorldVarious Artists Montclair Place welcomes “Wings of the World,” an interactive art exhibit from InterMinds making its worldwide debut at the center as part of Art Works, a unique art installation series and the center’s year-long celebration of creativity and its own reimaging. The installation features six original life-size paintings of wings created by six international renowned artists, which represent a different country. Each set of wings is a personal expression of what the artist would do with the superpower of wings and is a reflection of their own unique style and cultural influences.
East End MuralNate Frizzell Acclaimed hyper realistic artist Nate Frizzell created a photo-like painting of a child surrounded by butterflies that evokes playfulness and creativity. The one-of-a-kind artwork is wrapped around a column near the East End escalators, spanning from the ground floor to the ceiling.
Summer Bites & BeveragesKara Mickelson & JoAnn Cianciulli To celebrate summer and the newly opened eateries at Moreno St. Market, Montclair Place hosted a culinary event with lifestyle expert Kara Mickelson on Saturday, June 3 and JoAnn Cianciulli on Sunday, June 4 from 2-4 p.m.
The lifestyle experts were on hand to share entertaining tips and demonstrate how to set up a fun beverage station at your next backyard barbecue. Consumers were able to stop by and pick up a recipe and sample a delicious mocktail. The event also featured tastes from Moreno St. Market eateries.
Mural Celebrates FashionPunk Me Tender Celebrated artist Punk Me Tender, known for his outdoor murals, created an original work inspired by fashion and an Alexander McQueen design. Using the artist’s original approach of graffiti and fabric in combination, the mural inspires elegance and embodies the fashion-forward shopper. The dress is constructed of 10 yards of silk and taffeta with mixed media, spray paint and brushed-on acrylic. The mural can be seen on the upper level at the top of the East End escalators between Barnes & Noble and Sears.
San Gabriel MountainsChris Trueman The first installation, which took four days to complete, can now be seen on the west-facing parking structure ramp. Celebrating Montclair’s spectacular mountain range backdrop, this stunning mural was created by students from Chaffey Community College in Rancho Cucamonga. These local artists Peyton Warrick, Jarmaine Pascua and Andrea Hernandez are former students of artist and professor Chris Trueman, who led the project. “There is no better way to begin this art series than with these talented student artists from our community,” says Trueman.