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Neil Shigley: Invisible People, Invisible Structures

Neil Shigley: Invisible People, Invisible Structures, is a solo art exhibition of work by San Diego artist Neil Shigley that focuses on his portraits of San Diego’s homeless population.   Visitors will experience never-before-seen works from his Invisible People portrait series and drawings from his new series depicting the temporary living spaces built and occupied by many of San Diego’s homeless. 

Shigley’s works include large-scale graphic, block prints and graceful hyper-detailed graphite drawings portraying the faces of San Diego’s homeless population. The new drawings of homeless living structures are ephemeral, abstracted architectural renderings that allude to the fleeting nature of the structures themselves.  By presenting Shigley’s portraits in tandem with his architectural series, visitors will gain new perspective on the life of San Diego homeless.