July, 2011

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Gratitude Designs By Tara Dixon

image-2315Gratitude Designs by Tara Dixon is a company based on acknowledgement and gratitude.  Tara Dixon is a painter from Brooklyn, NY who started a series of paintings in the Spring of 2010 with the words “thank you” inscribed into the final layer of wet paint.  The colors she uses are vibrant jewel tones and the...

Abe’s Penny August Series Launch

image-2294After some intense weeks of judging, Abe’s Penny chose the best O, Miami collaboration: a poem by Yaddyra Peralta submitted in response to photographs by Lee Materazzi. Peralta wrote and submitted the poem on location at New World School of the Arts’ Artseen gallery where Materazzi’s images were on exhibit as part of Abe’s Penny...

MoCADA presents the Saying No Mini Film Festival

image-2284Saying No Film Festival Guest Curated by Bindi Cole July 21 – August 11, 2011 In anticipation of the opening of the upcoming exhibition, Saying No: Reconciling Spirituality and Resistance in Indigenous Australian Art, MoCADA presents the Saying No Mini Film Festival, July 21 – August 11, 2011. The festival features documentaries, dramas, and short...

Dandy Lion: An Articulation of a Re(de)fined Black Masculine Identity at MoCADA

image-2274Museum of Contemporary African Diaspora Arts (MoCADA) Presents Dandy Lion: An Articulation of a Re(de)fined Black Masculine Identity Exhibition Dates: July 22 – August 27, 2011 Artist’s Opening Reception: July 21, 2011 The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts presents Dandy Lion: An Articulation of a Re(de)fined Black Masculine Identity, a photography exhibition of works...

Meet Tamiko Kawata at Muriel Guepin Gallery

image-2264“meet the artist” night at Muriel Guepin Gallery this Wednesday July 20th from 6:30 – 8 pm Meet Tamiko Kawata, featured artist in their current group show. The show will be on view through July 31st. Tamiko Kawata’s works express her “visual journey,” transitioning from a life in Japan to America. Highly influenced by Western...

Artist Profile: Celeste Najt

image-2254Statement Although the principle behind my creative work is framing, my intention is the realization of an unexpected use of the photograph. Leaving aside the obvious path, the one indicated in the manual, creating my own manual of the new technologies. My intention when creating is to manage to generate a work-spectator game in which...

transient landscape: visualizing governors island

image-2244galleryELL presents transient landscape: visualizing governors island. this two-part project takes a broad look at the influence of our ever-changing landscapes — physical and psychological — through a variety of media, and gives the public an inside look at the artists at work. on view from 22 july through 25 september 2011 location: building 4a...