Since October of 2004, Nucleus has strived to be a welcoming gathering place for the art loving community by offering quality art, art-related goods and rarities. Focusing primarily on gallery exhibits, we have also had benefit auctions, product signings, music events and artist lectures.
After three and a half years, we moved one block east to a much larger and more dynamic space. Still in the heart of quaint downtown Alhambra, we re-opened in March of 2008 with over 2000 square feet of open gallery space, 1000 square feet of shop/boutique and over 3000 square feet of studio/production space.
Having exhibited both local artists and artists from abroad and catering to an international customer base, we offer an extensive collection of original contemporary, illustrated, graphic, commercial and narrative art - all of which are carefully catalogued on our website.
Always open to the public, we welcome art collectors and the general public alike to visit us seven days a week.
SpacerFigures & Grounds: by Elle Michalka and Debora CruchonContinuing the exploration of abstracted landscapes and bodies as their primary themes, Elle Michalka and Debora Cruchon have created several new works for their latest exhibition.Join u…Read More »
Celebrating the release of Motor Crush Volume #1, Gallery Nucleus is excited to welcome back the fabulous Babs Tarr for a signing and exhibition focusing on the exciting new title!Reuniting the critically acclaimed team behind the Batgirl revamp (Bre…Read More »
Join us on Saturday, February 18th as we welcome animation and illustration artist Louis Thomas to Gallery Nucleus. Louis will be signing his latest book Hug It Out, and talk to fans.About the book:Mom has had enough of Woody and Annie's incessant fi…Read More »
One of the greatest animation studios celebrates its 10 year anniversary! This October, we are honored to present brand new and unique tribute artwork inspired by Coraline, Paranorman, The Boxtrolls, and Kubo & the Two Strings. With production pu…Read More »
Gallery Nucleus is honored to present Insight Editions' publication of the most beloved animation film,Â The Art of the Iron Giant. Finally we have a rare collection of concepts and artwork behind the scenes in this very book. Come join us in this mo…Read More »
Come join us on May 28th, 2016 at 3:00 - 5:00 pm with Disney Animation artist Bob Scott for his signing of his published popular comic book strip Molly and the Bear. If you always wanted to introduce your little ones to comics, now is the chance! Abo…Read More »
Come hear the artists of The Angry Birds Movie share stories from behind the scenes and see their development work for the movie. Bring your questions for the Q&A session and meet the artists one-on-one as they sign copies of the art book! Raffle…Read More »
Violent Pink is a collaborative book by Perry Dixon MapleEastwood WongRichard ChangEach of the artists came up with their own Magical Girl character and created a series of artwork depicting each girl's adventures in their respective universes. Nucle…Read More »
Join us as we celebrate 70 years of the legendary Manga artist, TEZUKA and 40 years of UNICO!EVENT HIGHLIGHTStribute artwork from over 30 artistsrare memorabilia on displayexclusive Tezuka related items from Japangiveaways and prizesOpening Reception…Read More »
This exhibition will feature some rarely seen finished original paintings by Al Parker These pieces cannot be seen in any museum and may not resurface again for public viewing for years to come. Al Parker (1906 - 1985): Was the artist who defined the…Read More »
Gallery Nucleus and Nickelodeon Studios are proud to present an official art exhibition in honor of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' 30th Anniversary. Join us as over 30 artists pay tribute to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with art from their…Read More »
Like a Rolling Stone: A Rock and Roll Reflection Rock and roll has influenced generations of the world's music-inclined youth, from its rockabilly and Doo-wop roots in the 1950's to the emergence of surf music, Motown and heavy metal in the 1960's. I…Read More »
Fifty years ago, Richard Starkey, a Liverpool drummer that we now know as Ringo Starr, joined what would become the single most influential rock band in history. John, Paul, George and Ringo, The Beatles as billions have come to know and adore, was…Read More »
Jaime Zollars makes drawings of people and places far away, often depicting ambitious and adventurous female warriors. For her solo show, the artist continues to enlist an army of young women, a regiment drafted for their power, pride, and pedigree…Read More »