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THE GUITARS - CHRIS JEHLY
Born in Santa Rosa, Ca. Attended Sonoma State University with a BA in Intaglio Print Making.

I grew up being fascinated by insects, arachnids,arthropods, reptiles, and amphibians; which has greatly influenced the work that I produce. Insects and land mass, to me, represent nature's infinite network of " 1's and 0's; they are the micro-relationships that uphold an ancient order, which far exceeds human exhistance .

Having collected and raised various kinds of mantids, phasmids and arthropods, I've developed a keen interested in the "forensic". Through the process, I've become obsessed with minuet detail, and the beauty of a cryptic pallet.

For more information on Chris Jehly, go to chrisjehly.blogspot.com.


Guitar: Gibson Les Paul / Airbrush


EXHIBIT PRIOR TO GALA
The Chris Jehly guitar will be publicly displayed at Hollingsworth Jeweler's Gallery in downtown Petaluma from late January until the Gala (February 28, 2009). Hollingsworth Jeweler's Gallery is located at 5 Petaluma Blvd N. in Petaluma, CA. For more information about this exhibit, please call Hollingsworth Jeweler's Gallery at (707) 763-6053.

This guitar will be auctioned on the evening of February 28, 2009 at the Phoenix Guitar Gala & Carnaval.

The auction will take place in the Phoenix and will be broadcast worldwide via the Internet while accepting bids from around the world.

ONLINE BIDDER REGISTRATION
Click here to register to bid online for the Guitar Gala on 2/28/09.


This image is a representation of the final guitar: Keys, knobs, and other hardware may vary.


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