For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Mary Ann Merker, Civic Arts Coordinator , (510) 981-7533

Two East Bay Sculptors Display Their Works

Berkeley, California (Friday, October 07, 2005) - Amana Brembry Johnson and Lorraine Bonner, two East Bay sculptors, will showcase their work at the Addison Street Window Gallery exhibit entitled, "Turn and Look," October through November 25. This exhibition is open to the public, free, wheelchair accessible and can be viewed 24 hours a day.

Amana Brembry Johnson is best known for her beloved stone sculpture "Holding Tomorrow's Heart" in the Oakland Zoo's African Savannah. This exhibition offers a rare view at Amana's evolution towards creating interactive installations that incorporate figurative works in stone.

Lorraine Bonner's emotional and thought provoking "Perpetrator" series explores the connections between personal and global acts of betrayal and violence. These figurative works in stark black and white clay illustrate the inner workings of the process of betrayal, which Lorraine defines as "perpetration." Together these artists offer an unflinching look into the heart of suffering and the gift of hope that courageous witnessing brings.

The Addison Street Windows Gallery is a project of the Civic Arts Program of the City of Berkeley in cooperation with the Civic Arts Commission. For information about the Windows Gallery please contact the curator of the Addison Street Windows at (510) 981-7546, or Mary Ann Merker, Civic Arts Coordinator at (510) 981-7533. For further information about this exhibition, please call Lorraine Bonner Phone: 510 633-0968 Email: