June, 2013

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Rosco Spears

image-5367I paint what feels good when it feels good because it feels amazing.  My artistry didn't derive from any sort of formal training.  I've never even learned the different 'styles' of painting.   After receiving degrees in Criminal Justice, I decided that I would much rather pursue a career as an ...

Crest Hardware Art Show

Since opening Crest Hardware in 1962, Manny Franquinha has become an icon in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn through his dedication to customer service and focus on community improvement. Crest Hardware is an exemplary family business that has strengthened and transformed with their community’s ever-evolving needs and passions. As current ...

Absolut Open Canvas Initiative

This weekend, more than twenty celebrated emerging contemporary artists transformed ordinary features of North 6th street in Brooklyn (Williamsburg), New York, into an extraordinary immersive and participative experience as part of ABSOLUT’s Open Canvas initiative. From wind art to crocheted fence tapestries and digital projections, the co-created interactive art exhibition ...

Brooklyn Community Supported Art + Design

image-5358  The Brooklyn Community Supported Art + Design (CSA+D) application and guidelines opened on June 8th.  We are seeking artists to produce work for the inaugural season of the Brooklyn CSA+D.  Applications are due on July 8th.  Applicants will be notified by July 20th.  Artists are not required to reside in Brooklyn. For application ...

Weekly Calender June 24-30

image-5355 John Azelvandre presents a solo exhibition of his paintings at the New York offices of Thoughtworks, a software consulting firm with offices worldwide.  The show will be up from June 21 through August 29, and the opening reception will be on Thursday, June 27 from 6 to 8 pm.In this exhibition John presents a ...

Artist Profile: Morgan Jesse Lappin

image-5353Morgan Jesse Lappin is a collector of the unusual, the sensual, and anything 'magical'. Sometimes you can hear Morgan from miles away, pounding at his drums like a wild tribe's man. Morgan was kidnapped by a religious fanatic and survived, he can do 30 jumping jacks faster than any 7 year old in the world, ...

Artist Profile: Ray Sell

image-5350Ray Sell received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration from the School of Visual Arts in New York. Working on small collages and paintings, Ray describes the concept of masculine traits depicting the effect media plays upon our collective psyche. Appropriating vintage imagery which he re-invents as paintings with ...

Artist Profile: Suzy Kopf

image-5345Through my large scale oil paintings, I wish to reconcile my nostalgia for the industrial era with the unforeseen challenges of the digital age before us. Similar to corrupted picture files, my contemporary landscapes evoke a surreal memento mori for the past life of the United States that feels inherently ...

Weekly Calendar June 17-23

image-5343 International Stone Collections and Street Art NYC present a reception for MURAL by Joshua Gabriel Please join us for a celebration of local art and viewing party of 2 large outdoor murals by Brooklyn artist Joshua Gabriel. All are welcome. This is a free event. Thursday June 20, 5-8pm -- DATE CHANGED TO JUNE ...