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SONYA Art Walk this Weekend

image-5989 South Of the Navy Yard Artists, (SONYA) was founded in 1999 by Kathleen Hayek, D. Lammie Hanson, and GG Stankiewicz, out of a need to exhibit local artwork. Initially a small group of 19 members, SONYA has grown substantially and continues to reach out to artists in the community. The membership of ...

Urban Folk Art’s 6th annual Brooklyn bridge Anniversary Group Art Show!

image-5985 Opening Sat May 30th 7-10 pm Urban Folk Art® Gallery 101 Smith Street South Brooklyn Over 25 artists of varying media and background converge in the gallery to pay homage to the Brooklyn Bridge in honor of it's 132nd year open to the public! Artists include: Mahoney Perkins Anthony Jehamy subtexture Pete Conlon Dave Tree Cjay Deksterizm Sara Antoinette Martin Robert Bonhomme Leah Perrotta Douglas ...

New Event Submission Form

image-5979When I started this blog back in 2008 I envisioned the site as a forum for publishing the work of local artists. Pretty early on I could see there was a need to post a calendar of events, and I've grown to appreciate the role this site can play in helping ...

Breathing Room – Elizabeth Gilfilen, Jason Karolak, Rachael Qren

image-5957 Opening Reception: Friday, May 22, 7-9pm On View: May 15 - June 12 The paintings of Elizabeth Gilfilen, Jason Karolak, and Rachael W ren inhabit common conceptual ground and employ kindred creative strategies. Through their intricate and multi-layered works, all three painters attempt to make the ephemeral tangible. Gilfilen constructs pictures of ...

Pagan Poetry:  A Solo Show by TJ Volonis

image-5954 A New Series of Kintsugi-Fusion and Copper Sculpture Presented by the Vanderbilt Republic, May 21 – June 6 Volonis’ copper work, which has been included in shows by MOMA and The Brooklyn Museum curators, transforms industrial tubing and joints into exquisitely patterned wall art pieces that radiate burnished warmth and command examination ...

Commerce at Proteus Gowanus

Proteus Gowanus has two COMMERCE programs this week following the theme of their Labor and Trade Routes exhibitions. Thursday, May 14, 7pm: The Gleaners and I - Director Agnès Varda deals with the issue of wealth and poverty in modern day France by exploring the world of people who search farmers’ ...

Mary Westring “Mass Transit” at Figureworks

image-5948 Figureworks is pleased to open Mass Transit, Mary Westring’s recent paintings and sculpture addressing our subway system. Westring has been exploring this subject for many years but this latest body of work reflects on how the system humble the masses. Her subject is most timely as it coincides with our current ...

Arts to End Violence 2015: Call for Submissions (5/7)

The Crown Heights Community Mediation Center  is pleased to announce our fifth annual Arts to End Violence contest. Artists, merchants, schools, clergy, youth, and neighbors are all collaborating and organizing to make gun violence unacceptable in our city, instead of a regular and “normal” event.We invite you to join us in our efforts to stop shootings and killings in Brooklyn and beyond. Each year Arts to End Violence hosts a series of inspiring and educational ...
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