Women on the Verge: Collage, Dry point and Stitch work
Avenue 50 Studio presents, Women on the Verge featuring new works by Stephanie Mercado and Alpha Lubicz, curated by artist Sonia Romero.
"Since I was able to successfully launch my solo career from the Avenue 50 Studio in 2006, I wanted to continue the tradition by offering the opportunity to Alpha and Stephanie, two extremely talented emerging artists." -- Sonia Romero
Stephanie Mercado's work will include dry point prints, carefully scratched to create a rich tonal range and intricately detailed imagery. It will also include Mercado's latest sculptural installation, modeled after 17th century French fashion. Both the prints and the dress interpret and deconstruct the American Dream and our consumerist culture. The result is a body of work that merges fashion with works on paper and combines historical images with contemporary socioeconomic issues to redraw and reinterpret imagery that has, for generations, shaped our ideas of prosperity.
Alpha Lubicz is a collage artist who uses vintage imagery to create a new visual language, merging her own drawings with imagery appropriated from aged books. Through stream of consciousness, she develops layered images rich with pattern and a sense of nostalgia.
Please join Sonia Romero, Stephanie Mercado, Alpha Lubicz and the Avenue 50 Studio for an exciting evening of art, friendship and wine.