artLIFE at heavybubble

Welcome to artlife where we post a curated selection of events, exhibitions, workshops, and doings by heavybubble and artists that use our services. Check out the  artist opportunities and events that catch our eye.

Seeing Red

It's not just an expression.

We are pleased to announce our first Open Call of 2017 at ARTSPACE1241

In bullfighting, the matador beckons the bull with a red cape, which agitates the bull, and it charges for the cape.

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Celebrating its 50th year, Art of the State® is the annual, juried exhibition held at The State Museum of Pennsylvania. With an established tradition of exhibiting highly creative art chosen by a distinguished panel of jurors, Art of the State is open to Pennsylvania artists and craftspeople.

Cash prizes are awarded for selected entries in the categories of: Painting, Craft, Work on Paper, Photography and Sculpture.

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Black and white triangles in a horizontal grid, floating over a layer of red and white striped rectangles. Rotating Triangles (Black on Red) by Bill Brookover
Artist's Talk
February 1

Artist and Fleisher faculty member Bill Brookover will lead an engaging conversation about his journey from West Texas to Philadelphia and from architecture to printmaking. Fleisher played a key role in Bill finding his calling as a printmaker, his third career. He’ll describe how preparation, decisive choices, and serendipity guided his transition.

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Artist Support Group with TJ Walsh Image
Artist Support Group

Beginning in early 2017, TJ Walsh will be starting a therapy group specifically for artists and creative people. His goal is to rekindle creative minds and help members of the group to communicate better by communicating with one another. Above all his goal is for members to gain a sense of relatability with one another and find relevance as they move forward. 

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Snowflake at HBHQ graphic
exhibition
January 14 February 24, 2017

Heavybubble is pleased to present our fourth biennial winter invitational. Artists are invited to contribute up to two pieces of their work and to invite an artist they respect to participate. Artworks are no larger than 16 x 16 inches. See the works of more than 60 artists.

Open Fridays from 1:30 - 4:30 pm or by appointment.

Reception + art party + sale
Saturday, January 14, 6:30 - 9:30 pm

Closing TEA PARTY + sale
Saturday, February 25, 2017 4 - 6 pm

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sculpture by Amy Ralston
exhibition
November 11 November 20, 2016

19TH ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE & HOLIDAY SALE

Join us in celebrating 19 years of creativity!

 

Opening Weekend

FRI, 11/11/2016:  6 to 9 pm  (Opening Party)

SAT, 11/12/2016:  11 am to 5 pm

SUN, 11/13/2016:  11 am to 5 pm

 

Second Weekend

SAT, 11/19/2016:  11 am to 5 pm

SUN, 11/20/2016:  11 am to 5 pm

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Painting by Mary Gordon
exhibition
November 11 November 20, 2016

19TH ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE & HOLIDAY SALE

Join us in celebrating 19 years of creativity!

 

Opening Weekend

FRI, 11/11/2016:  6 to 9 pm  (Opening Party)

SAT, 11/12/2016:  11 am to 5 pm

SUN, 11/13/2016:  11 am to 5 pm

 

Second Weekend

SAT, 11/19/2016:  11 am to 5 pm

SUN, 11/20/2016:  11 am to 5 pm

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Works on Paper available to purchase at Book Paper Scissors 2016
exhibition
November 12, 2016

Bill Brookover, a member of the tribe, will have a table of paper items for sale at Book Paper Scissors, on Saturday, November 12, 2016, 10 am - 4 pm, at the Free Library of Philadelphia Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA.

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the illusion of TRUTH by PD Packard
exhibition
November 1 December 10, 2016

The Lamont Gallery presents “2016, A State of Mind: Boston Printmakers,” an exhibit featuring the works of nearly 150 artist members from The Boson Printmakers, working in a variety of techniques and styles to tackle some of the issues facing us today: energy conservation, wealth opportunity, LGBTQ rights, global warming, national security, immigration, animal rights and voter suppression.

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Bugs a small book by Caroline Furr

Two books by one of our tribe Caroline Furr will be included in the Philadelphia Center for the Book’s exhibition. Work will be on display during our annual Book, Paper, Scissors fair Saturday, November 12, 2016 from 10:00am-4:00pm.

 

exhibition

The Free Library on the Parkway

4 November 2016 thru 13 January 3017

closing reception

12 January 2017

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Application Deadline: ENTRIES DUE BY FEBRUARY 28, 2017 @ midnight

GoggleWorks Center for the Arts is a place to develop skills, ask questions, experiment freely, and investigate the human spirit. Here we create dialogue between the established and the experimental, the contemporary and the traditional. Through exceptional arts education and engaging community programming, we inspire people to expand the boundaries of art making, personal growth, and appreciation for material culture.

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examples of Marguerita Hagan and Stella Untalan work
exhibition
October 19 November 30, 2016

In this exhibition Marguerita Hagan's single-cell beings of Le Mer dance with the depth measuring of Stella Untalan's Soundings drawings. In the depths Stella measures these creatures are lively and magical contributing to the circle of life on our planet. The exhibition can be seen by appointment. 

 

Soundings by Stella Untalan

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