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Border 2016 Exhibition


Border 2016, at the Starr Space Gallery is an interdisciplinary, mixed media group show featuring both established and new artists.

Opening Reception
Friday, July 8th 7 PM
309 Starr Street, Brooklyn, NY 11237

DISSILIENCE BROOKLYN Exhibition

SATURDAY, MAY 21st, 7 PM – 1 AM
DISSILIENCE BROOKLYN
dissilience: noun 1. the emergence of seeds as seed pods burst open when they are ripe...
Dissilience Brooklyn is for everyone who loves everything out of the box and will be held at the RabbitHole Gallery, located in the heart of the dumbo district under the Manhattan bridge. The show focuses on the process of uninhibited art, distinct materials, the empowerment of women in the creative industry and the diversity of our coterie. there will be an eclectic group of 10 mixed-media female artists and performers.
The event will also be a fundraiser for A FREE BIRD, a non-profit organization providing kids with a cancer recovery program through the arts. Proceeds from Dissilience Brooklyn will be donated to Free Bird.

LOCATION: 33 WASHINGTON ST, BROOKLYN, NY 11201
$10-$20 SUGGESTED DONATIONS 

Dissilience was born in Los Angeles when a group of women artists collaborated to curate an all women’s artshow. With the success of Dissilience Dissilience 2, the show moved to other cities like Dissilience San Francisco and Dissilience Oakland. Now the show is making its debut in the east coast of Brooklyn, NY. 
 
 
 


Greenpoint Open Studios


Saturday, April 30th - Sunday, May 1st, 2016
473 Porter Ave. studio #3
#gosannespurgeon

http://www.greenpointopenstudios.com/




 

Are You A Summer? Exhibition

Are You A Summer?
acedemic Gallery

June 12 – July 3, 2015
 
Featuring the work of:
Joyce S.Chan
Kelly McCafferty
Anne Spurgeon
Debra Zechowski
 
 
The title, Are You a Summer?, comes from a make-up color system that identifies a person’s pigmentation by season naming them a winter, spring, fall or summer. It is likened to finding out a zodiac sign assigning rules to personality as well as defining what colors look best on you. This system assumes that one will be looked at and judged aesthetically. All four artists in this show have decided for themselves what they like and how they like their work to be looked at.
Kelly McCafferty’s works are aura laden, diary-like paintings that display more like shrines. Each object that is carefully attached to a work commemorates extremely intimate events for the artist while re-igniting viewers personal memories.

With a scavenger’s eye Anne Spurgeon creates self-defined trophies after “hunting” for objects on the street. She completely transforms her objects so that they visually pendulate from repurposed materials to animal-free hunting trophies.

Joyce Chan’s work investigates what Chinese-American identity can be, through her personal interactions, travels, and memory. Unsolicited interactions experienced in her day-to-day life record unfiltered experiences and become reframed as part drawing part photograph in herSketchbook Series.

Debra Zechowski re-examines her family and herself in a monumental way by painting photographs from candid shots of daily life. The largest work of her two works in the show measures 7 by 8 feet and while both are not quite photorealistic they do not abstract the content, which is unavoidable and working class.
 
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