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Showcase Watchlist: Kamila Szczesna  
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5/16/13 Posted 5/16/13

(Image: Kamila Szczesna, ungraspable territory no 3, 2012, resin, sterling silver, 8 x 11 x 7 in; © Kamila Szczesna)   Kamila Szczesna (b. 1974, Wroclaw, Poland) As a human I want to know; as a human I am drawn to what I don’t know. I use my work as a tool to understand reality. I'm attracted to science because it promises the comfort of knowing. But can life be described solely by diagrams and equations? I am interested in the mystery and poetry of scientific approach. I search for contradicting ans... [more]

20130430041354-zaproszenie_v_majowka_artystyczna_zlotej_lini_radzyn_podlaski_maj_2013_600px_ Group of Artists Golden Line /Złota Linia/  
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at Radzyn Podlaski May 3rd, 2013 - June 15th, 2013
Posted 4/30/13

Group of Artists Golden Line /Złota Linia/ What do they want?They want to meet and share their art with others.What don’t they want? Being closed in rigid frames.What unites them? The Internet and Art.What divides them? All the huge rest.Where are they?At the Gallery of the Cultural Centre RadzynWhere will they be?Everywhere worth being.   They were caught by the Web. From casual chatting online in autumn 2008 to spring 2011 there happened a lot. There has been born and got matured a new quality... [more]

Art Dubai opens its seventh annual session (Mar. 20-23, 2013)  
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3/20/13 Posted 3/20/13

(Excerpt from 'Art Dubai opens its seventh annual session' posted by Anna Seaman on The National on Mar 19, 2013. Found here http://www.thenational.ae/arts-culture/art/art-dubai-opens-its-seventh-annual-session)   Over the last six years, Art Dubai, the leading international art fair in the MENASA (Middle East/North Africa/South Asia), has become a cornerstone of the region’s booming contemporary art community. Now in its seventh year, Art Dubai is one of the most globalised fairs in the w... [more]

20121205001352-kunstadt_c_sacredpoemxviii Material Objects 'Hard & Soft' selections bind craftmanship with innovation  
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Naomi Adams, Christopher Cunningham, Ben Dory, Michael Furrh, M. Annie Kilborn, Carole P. Kunstadt, Sungyeol Lee, Ana M. Lopez, Michelle Startzman, Mia Weiner at Center for the Visual Arts February 8th, 2013 - April 5th, 2013
Posted 3/6/13

http://www.dentonrc.com/entertainment/denton-time-headlines/20130221-material-objects.ece Lucinda Breeding/Features Editor, Denton Record-Chronicle "Other pieces are a marvel of craftsmanship. Carole P. Kunstadt used a parish psalmody — a book of Psalms for group prayers — dated 1844 and 1849. Kunstadt removed pages from the book and sliced even, tiny strips into them. She sewed the strips together using a sewing machine, then interleaved the strips with fine tissue or gold leaf. In Sacred Poe... [more]

20130125011829-persona_announcement Persona – Therese A. Maloney Gallery - A Portrait of the Psyche - Review by Mary Gregory  
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Sally Alexandres, Jayna Aronovitch, Kiyomi Baird, Marianne Barcellona, Rob Barth, Aileen Bassis, Amy Becker, Bette Blank, Elizabeth Catanese, Olushola A. Cole, Ellen Denuto, Doug Depice, Elise Dodeles, GORDON FEAREY, Carlos Frias, Arlene Gale, norma greenwood, Valerie Huhn, Neal Korn, Greg Leshé, Claire McConaughy, Charlie Perkalis, Larry Ross, Kiyoko Sakai, aZin seraj, Barbara Simcoe, K Lenore Siner, Marsha Solomon, Daryl Thetford, Adejoke Tugbiyele, Raúl Villarreal at Therese A. Maloney Art Gallery January 22nd, 2013 - April 14th, 2013
Posted 2/8/13

A Portrait of the Psyche Persona is a word that can mean that aspect or part of one’s personality that is deliberately shown to the world, or in the Jungian sense, and hearkening back to the etymology of the word (from the Greek “prosōpon”), a theatrical mask which covers the wearer. In the current exhibition at the Therese A. Maloney Gallery, director and curator Dr. Virginia Fabbri Butera, by choosing this particular word as both the theme and the title, has opened a dual... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Lauretta Lowell  
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1/7/13 Posted 1/7/13

(Image: Lauretta Lowell, “Miss Chevious”,  Mixed Media Assemblage articulated doll, 74”H x 20”W x 6”D, wood and metal; © Lauretta Lowell)   Lauretta Lowell (b. 1951, Jacksonville, FL) After experiencing head trauma in 2002, I have had to "repurpose" my life as a business woman, reassembling it into an artist. Choosing the puzzle of mixed media assemblage art has helped my brain heal and wake up my undiscovered passion. I am content...I am happy....LIFE IS GOOD!I've chosen to substitute the conv... [more]

Participants  
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at RAW ART FAIR February 6th, 2013 - February 10th, 2013
Posted 12/22/12

Last week the list of participants of RAW was published. Looks like a fresh mix of galleries, even more divers than last year. Looking forward to the fair. Absolut Gallery(B),Aicart & Ajtink, Susanne Biederberg, Ton de Boer, Borzo, Brandt, Buro R'dam, Canvas, Cityscape, Marian Cramer Projects, Contempo, Cultural Speech, Galerie Dom Arte, Galerie Hein Elferink, Elephant (mag.), Gallery 9, Go Gallery, Hommes, Jaski, Galerie Willem Kerseboom, Galerie Carla Koch, KochxBos, Galerie van Kranendonk, Ku... [more]

Showcase Watchlist: Gyeong Yoon An  
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10/31/12 Posted 10/31/12

(Image: Gyeong Yoon An,Time is on my side, 2010, carbon pencil on paper, 29.7 X 42 cm; © Gyeong Yoon An)   Gyeong Yoon An (b. Korea) In my recent work I have focused on three projects: First is a sculpture series about icons, second a drawing series as a more narrative form of my practice, and third an installation series in which I try to combine the idea of abstract and figurative image through a mixed form of sculpture, installation and painting. In my sculpture series ‘Icon _ Goddess’, I reinterpr... [more]

Showcase Watchlist: Michael West  
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10/1/12 Posted 10/1/12

(Image: Michael West, Self portrait,  2012, wood logs and stinging nettles, Length-1740mm / Height-1010mm / Width-600mm; © Michael West)   Michael West (b. 1962, United Kingdom) Born and raised in the United Kingdom I started my career specializing in classical sculpture, honing my skills in the film industry at Pinewood, and Shepperton studios, in London and gaining a BA Honours Degree in Fine Art at the University of Plymouth, my work being displayed and in private collections and galleries worldwide. My... [more]

Showcase Watchlist: Timothy Gaewsky  
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9/22/12 Posted 9/22/12

(Image: Timothy Gaewsky, Wait for the Signal to Approach, 2012, sintra, latex paint, unscratched lottery tickets, wood, 42" x 48" x 3.5"; ©Timothy Gaewsky)   Timothy Gaewsky (b. 1978, Cleveland, OH) My work explores the relationship between desire and materialism, or more directly the ways in which desire for commodities, fortune, and instant gratification are facilitated through visual stimulation. My installations and mixed media assemblages draw aesthetic influences from diverse sources such as... [more]

2012 William H. Johnson Prize (deadline: Sept. 28, 2012)  
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8/24/12 Posted 8/24/12

(Excerpt from 'The 2012 William H. Johnson Prize' posted on The William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts. Found on http://www.whjohnsongrant.org/application.html) Applications for the 2012 William H. Johnson Prize are now available online with a September 28, 2012 due date for all applications The William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization that seeks to encourage African American artists early in their careers by offering financial grants. The Johnson Foundation awards gra... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Miika Nyyssönen  
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8/20/12 Posted 8/20/12

(Image: Miika Nyyssönen, Breda 16, 2011, Epson Pro print on smooth pearl photo paper.Limited edition 1-100/100, 33 x 45 centimeters; © Miika Nyyssönen)   Miika Nyyssönen (lives in Helsinki, Finland) My artistic production consists of paintings, sculptures, installations and computer-based works. During recent two  years I've worked mostly with my series "About collage"  and "Breda 1-100".  In my collage series I develop different systems how to make a collage, "Breda 1-100" shows paintings and co... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Chantal Powell  
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8/17/12 Posted 8/17/12

(Image:  Chantal Powell, Encounter, 2011, Peacock feathers, thread, 40 x 140 x 1 centimeterss; © Chantal Powell)   Chantal Powell (b. 1977, West Midlands, UK) Chantal Powell creates seductive sculptural objects that cross the boundary between reality and imagination. Responding to objects and materials as her starting point, she seeks to understand and manipulate the inherent vocabulary of these chosen materials. Using this visual language she plays with the notion that we are capable of believing in thing... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Sal Villano  
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8/5/12 Posted 8/5/12

(Image: Sal Villano, BIRD NEST No.8 - Wire Sculpture,  2011, Assorted Steel Wire, Wire Nest with Pearl Egg , 4 x 5 x 2 inches;  © Sal Villano)   Sal Villano (b. 1944, New York, NY) The inspiration for creating my sculpture grew from a lifetime love of trees. I am in awe of the stately presence and silent majesty they posses. I find the structure of trees to be one of the perfections in nature. With their roots embracing the earth; in winter they show their bones, in spring gentle buds, in s... [more]

Showcase Winner: Ben Rosecrans  
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8/1/12 Posted 8/1/12

(Image: Ben Rosecrans, prouned.4, 2012, mixed media, 30 X 35"; © Ben Rosecrans)   Ben Rosecrans (b. 1975, Vancouver, WA) I am currently employed as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Doane College in Crete Nebraska.I am at present creating work that can be interpreted as a non-representational investigation into the process of mapping through sketches and my intuitive reactions to space, geometric and organic shapes and the power of a simple line to represent movement.  They take the form of small-scale drawin... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Elisaveta Sivas  
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7/21/12 Posted 7/21/12

(Image: Elisaveta Sivas, DAPPLE GRAY HORSE, 2011, oil on canvas, wool, mixed media, 100 x 120 x 1,5 cms; © Elisaveta Sivas)   Elisaveta Sivas (b. 1979, Saint-Petersburg, Russia) Born in St. Petersburg in 1979 a designer of Russian-Estonian origin, Elisaveta Sivas started visiting a ceramic studio at the age of three and later she continued to study painting and sculpture in the Art School. After working for several years as a researcher at the State University of Cyprus, she followed her desir... [more]


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