CREON Gallery is featuring work by: Dianne Bowen, Peggy Cyphers, Jane Fire, Mary Hrbacek, Nikki Johnson, Grace Rim and Chris Twomey
FOUNTAIN NY 2010 ANNOUNCES EXHIBITORS AND GUEST PERFORMERS
ADULT, Depreciation Guild, and Marky Ramone from The Ramones to perform
VIP/Press Preview: Thursday March 4th, 11 AM – 7 PM Get VIP Tickets Here
Public Opening Reception: Friday, March 5th, 7 PM – Midnight
Artlog Live Event: Saturday, March 6th, 7PM-Midnight
Open Daily: March 4th-7th, 11 AM
New York (February 24, 2010) – The 4th edition of Fountain Art Fair New York, a reckless abandon of the art fair model, will run opposite The Armory Show this March 4th -7th. Fountain will showcase 20 exhibitors and independent projects in a sprawling 10,000 sq ft venue on Pier 66 aka The Frying Pan. Fountain New York, is an alternative art exhibition known for presenting cutting-edge and independent art galleries.
Benefiting the Museum of Arts and Design, Fountain will opens its VIP and press preview on March 4th from 11 AM – 7 PM. Ticket proceeds go directly to the museum. Public access to the exhibition begins Friday March 5th at 11am there will be an evening event starting at 7pm with performances by ADULT and Depreciation Guild. Artlog Live, the digital art happening will take place Saturday March 6 with Marky Ramone from The Ramones as DJ the event starts at 7pm.
Fountain’s Friday night (March 5th) public opening reception will be full of exciting bands and performances. Fountain is proud to announce headlining band, ADULT. Internationally adored ADULT is an electro band from Detroit, Michigan that integrates vocals with drum machines, analog synths and electronic/punk elements. The band consists of husband-and-wife Adam Lee Miller and visual artist Nicola Kuperus. Also on the bill is Brooklyn’s indie rockers Depreciation Guild, members of Pains of Being Pure at Heart. Radio sponsor, 101.9 RXP, will be on site. 7pm-Midnight.
On Saturday, March 6th, Fountain hosts the new media icon ARTLOG LIVE. An evening dedicated to the rants and raves of the online tastemakers who keep us in the know with mobile updates. Live comments from the Armory Week events will be posted and projected live at Fountain via Artlog.com. To participate via Text or Twitter add #fountainny to your posts. The celebrity guest DJ for the evening will be the legendary Marky Ramone of The Ramones, 7pm-Midnight.
Fountain Exhibitor List: Art Bazaar, New York * ArtSlant, Los Angeles * Boltax Gallery, Shelter Island * Christina Ray, New York * CREON Gallery, New York * Galerie Zeitgeist, Paris * Greg Haberny, New York * Holster Projects, London * Leo Kesting, New York * Nudashank, Baltimore *Open Ground, Brooklyn * Red Truck Gallery, New Orleans * Sara Nightingale, Shelter Island * We-Are-Familia, New York
Independent Artist Projects: Allison Berkoy, Brooklyn * Gawker Artists, New York * Miguel Paredes, Miami * Murder Lounge, Boston/New York* Seth Mathurin, New York * Temporary States, New York.
Tickets to the Museum of Arts & Design VIP FOUNTAIN PREVIEW, Thursday, March 4th, from 11am to 7pm, are $20 in advance $25 day of show and provide access all weekend as well as a 10% discount on membership to the Museum. Ticket sales directly benefit the museum and are available online at http://fountainvippreview.eventbrite.com. Weekend passes to the Fountain Art Fair, which are good for entrance Friday, March 5th through Sunday, March 7th, are still only $10 Friday and Saturday events included.
Dianne Bowen wishes to thank Patty Kelly, Kelly Glass Studio, (www.kellyglassstudio.net) for project sponsorship of her work.
Fountain NY 2010
Pier 66 at 26th St in Hudson River Park NY, NY 10011
Dates: March 4-7; 11am–7pm
VIP/Press Preview: Thursday March 4, from 11am to 7pm
Reception for the public: Friday, March 5; 7pm–midnight
Artlog Live Event: Saturday, March 6th; 7pm-midnight
Cost: Donation of $10 at the door for all weekend access
NO CARS WILL BE PERMITTED IN THE HUDSON RIVER PARK