/& Editions -- OPENING NIGHT
/& Editions Opens at Alfstad& Contemporary
Group Exhibition Features Limited Edition Print Works of Eight Artists
Opening Night Reception: June 3, 5:30-8:00pm
Exhibition Dates: Jun 3 – July 15 | Tues-Sat, 11-5pm
Join us and other art lovers for /& Editions, an exciting group exhibition celebrating limited-edition prints done in collaboration with artists who have exhibited work at Alfstad& Contemporary during the past three seasons 2014-2016. This is the final show of the gallery's third season in Sarasota.
Artists include Betsy Cameron, Alain J.L. Huin, Marsha Kazarinov-Owett, Andrea Dasha Reich, Mike Solomon, Bruna Stude, Michael Taylor and Michael Wyshock.
The exhibition showcases serigraphs, archival prints and mixed media created by the artists working in the Alfstad& gallery studios. Featured are beautiful limited-edition art pieces at lower price points.
“Many of the artists hadn’t worked in digital and traditional print techniques and collaborating gave them the opportunity to expand their artistic vision,” says Chris Schumaker, studio manager. “It’s thrilling to work side-by-side with them as they discover new dimensions of their work.”
“I’d never done screen prints before working with Alfstad&,” says artist Michael Wyshock. “It’s a unique resource for artists.”
"There is a definite upside for buyers, too," says Anastasia Maracle, gallery manager. "Beautiful, original limited-edition art at lower price points."
Few galleries in the country provide these benefits to both artists and art lovers.
About the Artists and their previous Alfstad& Contemporary exhibitions.
Betsy Cameron, February 2014
As part of the group show, Reimagining Georgia O’Keeffe & Alfred Stieglitz: 2014, Cameron used digital imagining techniques to create images of flowers that combine a scale and intimacy not seem since O’Keeffe painted.
Alain J.L. Huin, April – May 2016
Featuring large-format paintings and prints, A Day at the Beach: Nothing to Hide uncovered the humanity and humor of Sarasota beaches with international artist Huin's sophisticated design and continental sense of style.
Marsha Kazarinov-Owett, December 2015 – January 2016
Blowing in the Wind, Kazarinov-Owett's first photographic exhibition in Sarasota, revealed the unexpected intensity and turbulence in the usually quiet world of flowers.
Andrea Dasha Reich, March – April 2016
Using her distinctive resin techniques, in Flying Colors Reich introduced viewers to a dazzling and colorful and array of playful sculptural shapes – Crumples, Rainbows, Tails and Tubes.
Mike Solomon, April – May 2015
In Sea Of Light, a selection of large-scale, wave-shaped fiberglass sculptures and paintings, Solomon showcased his fascination with linear gestures and life-long interest in the relentless movement of the sea.
Bruna Stude, October 2015
Shark Fin Soup was a mesmerizing series of photographs that captured black-and-white images of the ocean in Stude's signature – and seldom-seen – formats of platinum and palladium prints.
Michael Taylor, January – February 2016
Particles: Something Out of Nothing was the first solo show in Sarasota for Taylor,a nationally acclaimed artist and educator and an internationally acknowledged pioneer of the studio glass movement.
Michael Wyshock, March 2015
Influenced by the impact and aftermath of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans, Wyshock’s Devil's Swamp – his large-scale, swirling paintings, constructions and videos – rattled many viewers, literally taking them by storm.
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About Alfstad& Contemporary
Founded in 2013, Alfstad& Contemporary explores new ways to produce art, collaborate with artists and promote multidimensional art exhibitions. Its goal is to reimagine how to make and market art, and create an art brand recognized worldwide. The Alfstad& Contemporary art space and production facility is located at 1419 5th Street, Sarasota, Florida, 34236 and alfstadand.com.
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