Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's

Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's
Eugene Ray 1970's. photo credit: Tom Davis

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

SILVER SHIP=AN INSIDE SURVEY complex life=art/poetry & music w/ family & large dynamic library ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ FAMILY-OEUVRE VITAL SYNERGY clubs did not interest me & our > creative life was prolific-intense> RICH w/ ART-MAGIQUE-HISTORY ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ 5 PHOTOS=SILVER SHIP STUDIO- creative world= exciting memory ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ >GRATITUDE FILLS MY HEART< ! >many of you on this good night

               >IS NOT BEST AN OBJECT+
                        >so much as a<
                      +S I T U A T I O N+
             (>professor ray to students<
                 >at san diego state univ<)

                  +SILVER SHIP STUDIO+
                 +LAJOLLA, CALIFORNIA+
          >started : large clean, neat, open<
                  +40ft LONG=25ft WIDE+
           >was filled, dynamic at the end<

                   +EXCITING MEMORIES+
         >come to mind as i look over the<
                     +CREATIVE OEUVRE+
             >of a quarter century in that<
                 >radiant, inspiring place<

                   +TONIGHT'S PHOTOS+
      >i dedicate to dave, jim, kevin, jasmin<
         >tom, ralph, sherry, mary lynn etc<
                    +DEVOTED FRIENDS+
           >and those of you who will help<
                >keep this oeuvre living in<
                    >the days yet to come<

        #1)      +STUDIO 1980-2005+
         >lectures in : england/brazil/italy<
                       +TEN COUNTRIES+
                >tulane/usc/auburn/lsu etc<
        >this partial detail overview reveals<
          >the dynamic complexity of a life<
             >devoted to architecture and<
                  >metaphysical graphics<

        #2)       +RADIANT CONCEPT+
                >golden gate type tensile<
       >one of the last designs in the silver<
            >ship studio was for this fiber<
                         +FREEWAY #5+
               >optic lighted entrance to<
                   >san diego, california<

        #3)          +PIERRUCI VILLA+
                  >clients came for villas<
        >synchronistic design for a modern<
              >plantation villa reflects my<
                 >families french history<

        #4)            +"PICTORS"+
                   >architecture as art<
     >"pictors metamorphisis" restaurant<
           >used signage, plants, awnings<
                >lighting super graphics<
           >high-tech "yogurt encounters"<
              >was to come at a later date<

         #5)          +SILVER SHIP+
            >at the height of our tenure<
            >beloved marian my wife of<
                           +48 YEARS+
               >died and our creative life<
                >there died with this loss<
         >our friend of ten years of music<
             >evenings at the la valencia<
                 >hotel saved my heart<
                    >and its future life<
            +DAVE FOBES & JIM BOURKE+
               +KEVIN & JASMIN BREKKE+
                       >(all sdsu alumi)<
                  +TOM, SHERRY, RALPH+
                    >and you, my friends<
                      >have stepped in<
                +GRATITUDE FILLS THAT+
                     +HEART THIS GOOD+
                            +N I G H T+
                 gene ray, lajolla, california

                >eugene ray, mfa, architect<
                 >professor emeritus, sdsu<

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