Monday, January 9, 2017

"Art in Bloom" at Flinn Gallery

A group exhibit of botanically inspired paintings and drawings called "Art in Bloom" is on exhibit at Flinn Gallery at Greenwich Library from January 26 - March 8, 2017. The opening reception will be held on Thursday, January 26 from 6 pm - 8 pm. There will be an artist talk on Sunday, February 19 at 2 pm.

Client Jeanne Reiner is among the artists exhibiting. Her botanical drawings are well composed, sensitive and finely-tuned to accuracy as a result of Reiner's deep study. The other artists in the exhibition are Jackie Battenfield, Annette David, Julia Berkeley Heck, and Bill Scott.

Flinn Gallery is located at the Greenwich Library, 2nd Floor, 101 West Putnam Ave., Greenwich, Connecticut. Please see the gallery's website for hours.

Friday, January 6, 2017

Group exhibit at City Gallery includes Phyllis Crowley

Phyllis Crowley, who had a solo photography exhibition at The Gallery at Still River Editions in 2016, is among the artists featured in the group show "Kaleidoscope" at City Gallery in New Haven from January 5 through 29, 2017. The other artists in the exhibit are Judy Atlas, Meg Bloom, and Nancy Eisenfeld.

The opening reception in Saturday, January 7 from 2 pm-5 pm with a snow date Sunday, January 8, 2 pm-5 pm. There will be an artists talk on Sunday, January 29 from 2 pm - 5 pm.

City Gallery is located at 994 State St., New Haven, Connecticut. Gallery hours are Thursday through Sunday, 12 pm - 4 pm or by appointment.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Robert Kalman's "I Am Here: The Lesbian Portraits"

© Robert Kalman
Robert Kalman's exhibit, "I Am Here: The Lesbian Portraits" is on view at Soho Photo Gallery from December 7 through December 31, 2016. There is an opening reception on Tuesday, December 6 from 6 pm - 8 pm.

Kalman's exhibit pairs large-format black and white film portraits along with each subject's response to Kalman's question, "What's life like for you right now?" The question is one he asked his sister after she came out as a lesbian in 1976 at the age of 23.

Soho Photo Gallery is located at 15 White St., New York, NY.

Read the more in-depth i-D story about the exhibit.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Carriage Barn Arts Center's 37th Annual Photography Show

"You Cannot Return to the F Train"
© Marko Susla
A number of Still River Editions clients are included in the The Carriage Barn 37th Annual Photography Show in New Canaan, CT. There is an opening reception on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 4-6 PM. The exhibit will be on view through January 19, 2017.

Three of Marko Susla's photographs were chosen for the exhibition. The theme of these photographs encompasses the somewhat surrealistic, dreamy imagery of Coney Island at night. After taking a number of exploratory trips to the area, Susla later captured the imagery and emotion as it presented itself.  He plans to continue the series in 2017. Susla's pigment prints were made by Mark Savoia, Master Printmaker at Still River Editions.

Clients Lisa Berger, June Eichbaum, Karen Neems, Florence Minnis, and Karla Bernstein are also among the photographers exhibiting.

The full list of exhibitors and selected work is here.

The Carriage Barn is located in Waveny Park, 681 South Avenue (Route 124), New Canaan, Connecticut.

Holiday Extravaganza at Trailer Box to benefit Ann's Place

Trailer Box Project will present the “Trailer Box Project Holiday Extravaganza,” an exhibition of artist-made ornaments displayed within an immersive installation. The exhibit opens on December 3rd, and will close with a holiday party on December 11th. One hundred percent of the proceeds of the Holiday Extravaganza will be donated to Ann’s Place in Danbury, Connecticut.

“Trailer Box Project selected Ann’s Place as their mission is dear to our hearts,” explains Dana Walker, Director of Trailer Box Project.
“Trailer Box Project believes that the assistance that Ann's Place offers to individuals and families dealing with cancer are an enormous service to the community, and we are honored to support them.”

Trailer Box Project, a project space and gallery in Danbury, Connecticut is dedicated to assisting groundbreaking artists in sharing their concepts with the public. Sculptor Jim Felice founded the project to foster an environment of generosity, both for the artists that exhibit there and for the surrounding community.

Ann’s Place, a compassionate non-profit serving Connecticut and Hudson Valley, provides people dealing with cancer and their families with counseling, support groups, wellness activities, and educational resources. There is absolutely no charge for the use of their facility and services.
Members of the general public are invited to attend the opening reception on Saturday, December 3rd from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Trailer Box Project, 15 Great Pasture Rd, Unit 15 in Danbury,  203.797.0230.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Jay Misencik and Geralene Valentine at the Bridgeport Art Trail, Nov 11 - 13, 2016

Photographers and cultural historians Jay Misencik and Geralene Valentine are participating in the 8th Annual Bridgeport Art Trail at the newly renovated Harral Building, 1103 Main St., Bridgeport from November 11-13, 2016. They will have a pop-up gallery for a three-day run including two of their bodies of work.

From their press email: "Poli’s Palace & Majestic Theatres Memories Project brings to life the two magnificent dormant theatres on Main Street in Bridgeport, CT. Complementing architectural photos of the theatre interiors, people share memories of their time spent at the two theatres. The theatres, built by Sylvester Z. Poli, opened in 1922. They closed in the 1970s.

The Bridgeport Portrait Project is a photo/audio/video documentary style project that introduces you to the people who are Bridgeport. The project participants share their stories of values and beliefs . . . culture and heritage. They define Bridgeport, and tell why the City is so much more than just a PLACE."

Hours are Friday noon - 10 pm, Saturday and Sunday noon - 5 pm.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Sixty by Hasna Muhammad at Arts Westchester

"Sixty" is an exhibition of photographs by Hasna Muhammad and curated by Jeanne Moutousammy-Ashe. The exhibit takes place at Arts Westchester from Sunday, November 13 through Monday, November 28, 2016. The opening reception is on Sunday, November 13 from 1 pm - 5 pm with music by Wali Ali.

From the Arts Westchester website:
"Through photography, text, and video, Hasna shares 60 photographs that capture everyday life and expose human and social conditions. Sixty contains excerpts from five collections:  The Extraordinary in the Ordinary—the beauty of our simple surroundings; Sara—the story of a woman living with ALS; Final Days—a glimpse of the rituals of saying goodbye; The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain (A Work in Progress ‘Cause It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over)—the story of a son’s fight for justice for his father; and My Life With Guitars—photographs of guitars. Curated by Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe.

In addition to being a photographer, Hasna Muhammad is also a writer and holds a doctorate in education.  Hasna writes non-fiction about family, social justice, and education.  She is the author of five collections of poetry, and she is the creator of Crumb Navigation®, a unique line of saygreetings about navigating the nuances of aging and living well. Hasna’s work has been published at Sankofa.org and Crisis magazine. She is currently working on Places to Stand, a collection of photographic essays about growing up in the home of her parents, Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee. Hasna is celebrating her 60th birthday with this exhibition."

Muhammad says of the exhibition, "I want others to see what I see and recognize it; connect to it and hopefully be reminded, affirmed, agitated, challenged, and moved by it."

Regular gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, noon - 5 pm. Arts Westchester is located at 31 Mamaroneck Ave., 9th Floor, White Plains, NY.




Saturday, October 22, 2016

Danbury Arts in Action Coffeehouse featuring Tales of Joy and an open mic

Danbury Arts in Action's monthly coffeehouse fundraiser features the musical act Tales of Joy on Saturday, October 22, 2016. Band of Joy mixes roots reggae with a variety of influences.

The Coffeehouse Takes place at A Common Ground Community Arts Center, 33 Crosby Street, Danbury. There is an open mic at 8 (signup from 7:30 on) and Tales of Joy will take the stage around 9pm. Light beverages and snacks are available for a small consideration and admission is by free-will donation as well. All proceeds benefit Danbury Arts In Action, providing arts mentoring to at-risk individuals in the community.

Facebook event invite here.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Danger Gallery opening in Stamford, CT

Visual artist Holly Danger announces the opening of Danger Gallery, her Stamford-based experimental art space and studio, and its debut exhibition, the multimedia show "Friends+Lovers."

The show, which opens with an artists' reception on Saturday, October 22 from 7 pm - 9 pm, will feature work in a range of media by Toby Goodshank (a former member of the indie rock band Moldy Peaches), Adam Ace (landscape photographer), Mark Andreas (kinetic sculptor), Cris Dam (painter), Ruben Marroquin (fiber artist and weaver), Ben Quesnal (mixed-media artist), Liz Squillace (screen printer and mural artist), and Holly Danger (video artist). Indie folk duo The Moon will present a live musical and visual performance. The exhibit will run until December 22.

The Danger Gallery is located in the Glenbrook Industrial Park at 652 Glenbrook Road, Suite 3-206 in Stamford, CT.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Carriage Barn Arts Center's call for photography submissions

The Carriage Barn Arts Center is looking for submissions for their 37th Annual Photography Exhibition juried by noted photo editor and curator Laurie Kratchovil. Submissions are due by October 29th, 2016. The opening reception for the exhibit will be on Saturday, December 3, from 4 pm - 6 pm. The exhibit will be on view from December 3 - Jan 19, 2017.

Prospectus/submission guidelines here
Entry form here

The Carriage Barn Arts Center is located at 681 South Ave, New Canaan, CT.