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Viridian Artists

Exhibition Detail
548 West 28th St (6th Floor)
New York City, NY 10001

September 20th, 2011 - October 15th, 2011
September 22nd, 2011 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
© Courtesy of Viridian Artists
Two Trucks, David DorseyDavid Dorsey, Two Trucks,
2011, Oil on Linen, 8" x 16"
© David Dorsey
After Life, Darryl MoodyDarryl Moody, After Life,
2010, Digital Photography, 24" x 30"
© Darryl Moody
Zigzagging, Janet L. BohmanJanet L. Bohman, Zigzagging,
2011, Acrylic Paint on Sculpted Linen., 26" x 35" x 16"
© Janet L. Bohman
After Picasso: First Steps/ Papa est un Cubiste , Susan SillsSusan Sills,
After Picasso: First Steps/ Papa est un Cubiste ,
2009, Oil on Birch Plywood Cutout and Freestanding,3D Cardboard Blocks., 36" x 27"
© Susan Sills
Natural Fiction Diva#1, Kathleen KingKathleen King, Natural Fiction Diva#1,
2011, Mixed Media Drawing on Handmade Paper., approx. 60" x 30" unframed
© Kathleen King
Forgetting Actium, Bob TomlinsonBob Tomlinson, Forgetting Actium,
2011, Oil and Collage on Canvas., 13" x 21"
© Bob Tomlinson
Warp and Weave, Carol BrookesCarol Brookes, Warp and Weave,
2010, Acrylic,Handmade Paper,Cardboard,Synthetic Pearls,Mesh,Hardware,Dowels,Leather and Wire in a Wood and canvas Structure., 48" x 48" x 4"
© Carol Brookes
Dream Walker, Elizabeth Featherstone HoffElizabeth Featherstone Hoff, Dream Walker,
2011, Mixed Media: Clay,Stain,Wood.Milkweed., 40" x 9" x 9"
© Elizabeth Featherstone Hoff
Mosaic Waters VII, John CullenJohn Cullen, Mosaic Waters VII,
2011, Acrylic on Wood Panel., 24" x 33"
© John Cullen
\'Passing", Robert MielenhausenRobert Mielenhausen, 'Passing",
2011, Mixed Media, 32" x 32"
© Robert Mielenhausen
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It's always amazing how quickly time flies, but then we all feel that- young & old- in this age of quick upgrades and electronic gadgets that are out of date before they wear out. Viridian Artists,INC's 10 years lease following our move from 57th st to Chelsea has just ended and I remember our beginning here too well, for it was Sept 2001. Because my studio is on Canal Street, I was under the path of the planes that morning. The gallery had just moved to Chelsea and I was without phone & radio. I walked to Chelsea to call my family and set up the gallery's computer so that I could tell everyone I was ok. The planes flew over my studio, the falling bodies were visible, the grey ash flying everywhere.

This September, many galleries are having shows to do with the 10th anniversary of this immense tragedy but we did our "Elegy" show to 9/11, thanks to the encouragement of our President Emeritus, Barbara K Schwartz, the year after it happened, incorporating an immense project of artists' proposals commemorating that tragedy, curated by the sculptor Mary Miss.

So let others commemorate that moment now and let us celebrate our move and next 10 years at our new location, 548 W28th St. Now the Highline has an entrance on our block and Viridian Artists,INC continues to move forward, as do the artists of today, responding to their realities and the realities of the world, whatever they might be.

And so our show to open this 2011-12 season is called "Moved". We have asked our gallery artists to select works that address the concept of "moved" in all its various ramifications, whether they be emotional, physical or other.

Looking forward to seeing you soon,

Vernita Nemec
Gallery Director, Viridian Artists

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