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.

TJ Walsh new work
exhibition
September 10 October 15, 2016

Curated by Brian James Spies, "Here We Are Now" is an exhibition exploring themes of contemporary abstraction. Pulling from both New York School Abstract Expressionism and Early 80s-Era Neo Expressionism as well as Pop and Contemporary Post-Internet Culture.

On view at Jed Williams Gallery in Philadelphia.

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Yellow Mirror a painting by Tim McFarlane
exhibition
September 7 September 30, 2016
Transmissions features a selection of new paintings and works on paper from 2015 -16. Opening Reception Tuesday, September 7th from 4 -6 pm
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Printing Decorative Papers + Box Art with PD Packard
TWO DAY Workshop
October 29 October 30, 2016
Discover unlimited color by creating multilayered patterns on Japanese kozo paper with Akua Liquid Pigments during this two-day workshop. Participants will begin the workshop creating printed decorative papers that will then be used to cover their own hand made boxes. TWO DAY Workshop Saturday – Sunday, October 29 – 30, 2016
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soundings : fifteen seven, by Stella Untalan, more than 50,000 marks
exhibition
October 22 October 24, 2016

Stella Untalan, one of our tribe, is very excited to exhibit her 15-foot-long drawing, soundings : fifteen seven, and several smaller indigo blue field drawings. Marguerita's La Mer series of small sculpted organisms will dance with her soundings pieces.

Stella's fifteen seven consists of more than 50,000 handmade marks made by steel dip pen. Each dip of the pen and marks made probe the distance the ink will travel. 

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It's going to be an exciting Philadelphia Open Studios Tour EAST weekend for Stella Untalan. In addition to having her studio open, she have been invited to show work with the fabulous Marguerita Hagan in her studio just north of Spring Garden Avenue.

Stella is very excited to exhibit her 15-foot-long drawing, soundings : fifteen seven, and several smaller indigo blue field drawings. Marguerita's La Mer series of small sculpted organisms will dance with my soundings pieces.

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The Meyer Family Award for Contemporary Art, presented by Main Line Art Center in Haverford, PA in conjunction with the Betsy Meyer Memorial Exhibition, consists of an award of $1000 and a solo exhibition to each selected artist. Three artists are selected annually to receive the award and present a solo show.This award and associated exhibition program is an effort to support the talented contemporary artists in the region, to honor deserving artists in the field, and to encourage excellence and experimentation in artistic practice, presentation, and community involvement.

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PD Packard's Video Release | Printing Decorative Papers with Akua Inks
Workshop Printed Decorative Papers + Box Art
October 29 October 30, 2016
Recently published on YouTube, the video about artist, PD Packard's technique of Printing Decorative Papers with Akua Inks. Artist PD Packard takes you through the making of her printed decorative papers using Akua Intaglio and Liquid Pigment Inks.
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Painting by Sue Mckee
exhibition
August 3 August 28, 2016
A collection of paintings by Susan Mckee

It occurs to me that painting is a comment.  Color, line and brushwork create a language - one that seems more knowing - a glance at the truth. No matter the subject matter, it is essential that  the artist trust the color and line to create through them a soulful response and a trustworthy  recording of the human experience. 

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Artists Image Resource (AIR) has been supporting engaging and challenging work through its on-going programming since 1996. This national juried exhibition is a way to make the best of contemporary printmaking visible to a large audience in the Pittsburgh region. Because this is an election year, special consideration will be given to socially and politically engaged print work.

Entry Deadline: 10/16/16

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Initiated in 2012, the Pioneer Works residency program was developed to provide free space — and not just in economic terms — where experimental and evocative practitioners across a variety of disciplines can work in close proximity, sharing energies and ideas within an organization known for its open-ended approach to working and making.

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online class
August 6

Marie Elcin has a new fiber arts class available online at Skillshare. Visit http://skl.sh/2b8RwSk to sign up. In this class, Marie will show you how to select and edit images appropriate for embroidered embellishment, how to print them on fabric, how to do 6 simple embroidery stitches, and how to frme your final piece. Please join and share with your friends!

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Catalonia I, Barcelona, by Jacqueline Unanue, acrylic on paper, 2013, 18" x 23.5" (46 x 60 cm)
exhibition
September 16 October 16, 2016

A solo exhibition curated by Gloria Garafulich-Grabois

 

Opening Reception | Friday, September 16 from 6:00 to 8:00pm 

Journeys: Catalonia & Euskadi—a seriesinspired in both, the artist’s 2013 as well as her previous visits to Catalonia and her early childhood memories of her father’s family in the Basque Country

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