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.

Books by: Arlene Gale Milgram, Therese Brown, Dan Rose, Agathe Bouton, and Stella Untalan.
exhibition
December 2 February 24, 2018
In the winter months as the chill settles in, the days grow shorter, and darkness overwhelms you — step inside the RiTUAL Reading Room and its warm glow. OPEN IN DECEMBER Thursdays + Fridays Noon – 6 Saturdays 11 – 4
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Deep Earth a drawing by Stella Untalan
exhibition
March 3 March 30, 2018

Artist Reception

March 10 / 1:30 - 4 PM

Stella Untalan's work is about process and materials, it is methodical, repetitious, and meditative. Many drawings focus on measurement and probing. 

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Naked Abandon : Self-Portraits a magazine by Sarah Bloom
publication
Sarah Bloom has been taking self-portraits as her primary form of artistic expression since 2006. The exploration of identity as a woman entering middle age has emerged as a persistent theme in her work, most expressively with her self-portraits in abandoned places. Akin to the stages of grief, she faces the idea of aging at first with dread, then resistance, and ultimately acceptance. In her experience, these stages are non-linear.
 
Sarah R. Bloom is an artist and photographer working in the Philadelphia region.
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Art in the Open (AiO), a partnership between The Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA), City Parks Association, and Fairmount Water Works, re-frames the ‘plein air’ tradition of creating art outside and on-site in a contemporary context, encouraging both artists and audiences to draw inspiration from the city's diverse natural and urban landscapes.
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Leo Robinson, Poinsettia, 2016, 11 x 16, oil on panel, Heavybubble
exhibition
January 5 January 27, 2018

AN EXEMPLAR MODEL 
Kristin Balmer, Colleen O'Donnell & Leo Robinson 

Opening Reception: Friday, January 5, 5-8 pm 
Artists' Talk: Sunday, January 14, 2 pm 

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Kevin Broad, Anchor.  oil, beeswax, pigment on canvas, 62x82
exhibition
January 9 February 3, 2018

Inspired by Broad’s recent artist residency in Iceland, Greater Than Less Than represents a dynamic collaboration with the extremes of nature – ice, wind, and fire – and Iceland’s inhabitants’ strength of spirit. To parallel nature’s impact on the work, concepts are revealed with bold graphic forms. Some pigments were ground from lava rock and other Icelandic minerals. Colors are primary and contrasting.  

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Kit Fox by Damini Celebre
exhibition
December 3 January 20, 2018

January Reception
Saturday, January 6 / 2-4 PM

 

Hours

Fridays + Saturdays 1 – 4

(through January 20)

 

Artist Reception
Saturday, December 9 / 5-8 PM

 

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Below the Surface by Karen Fogarty
exhibition
October 13 November 10, 2017

The Avery Gallery in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania is hosting two notable exhibits. Both shows highlight the work of women artists.

The historical show "American Women Artists-1860-1960-" is a beautiful collection that examines the role that women artists played in the growth of art in America including Mary Cassatt, Lillian Westcott Hale, Margaret Sargent, and others.

In addition, the gallery is showing the work of 9 contemporary artists including Karen Fogarty, Elizabeth Osbourne, Emily Brown, Celia Reisman and others.

 

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Yellow Sky 1 by Jacqueline Unanue
exhibition
October 4 October 28, 2017

Jacqueline Unanue is part of the 3rd Street Gallery POST 2017 member exhibition, running until October 28. 

Artists Reception
Sunday October 22, 1- 4 pm. 45 N 2nd St | Old City, Philadelphia 19106 | 215 625 0993

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Clay Monoprints by Susan Richards
exhibition
October 5 February 1, 2018

Clay monoprinting is my joy and my passion.  It is a unique form of image transfer developed by Mitch Lyons, who I am fortunate enough to study with. The printing 'plate' is a clay slab. Color is applied with clay slip to which pigments have been added. Layers of texture using all kinds of materials can be added. The 'paper' is a synthetic interfacing material called Reemay 2470. When placed over the design and hand rubbed with a pony roller, a print from the slab is transferred to the two-dimensional material.

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FEATURED POST EXHIBITION : Bill Brookover, Elena Bouvier, PD Packard
exhibition
October 7 October 8, 2017

POST @HBHQ

The tribe has gathered again at @HBHQ for Philadelphia Open Studio Tours. We are pleased to have been selected as a featured exhibition. Please join us during POST on Saturday, October 7 / noon - 6 PM or for our evening reception on Sunday.

 

Reception: Sunday, October 8 / 6 – 8 PM

 

Bill Brookover

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Japanese Decorative Paper Making Artist Demo with PD Packard
Workshop
September 24, 2017

Japanese Decorative Paper Making Artist Demo at Artist & Craftsman Supply, Chestnut Hill 

Sunday, September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3 pm

Featuring: PD Packard

Artist PD Packard will show you how to create the 1000 years old Japanese decorative paper called Itajime Shibori. This in-store event is free and open to the public. Participants from 5 years – adults are welcome to this hands-on experience.

The event will be held during the Chestnut Hills Fall for the Arts Festival 2017.

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