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.

Framing Fraktur - Word & Image - Contemporary Artists Connect to Fraktur
April 23 April 23, 2015

Please join the Friends of the Print & Picture Collection for an exhibition tour, led by Judith Tannenbaum, curator of Word & Image: Contemporary Artists Connect to Fraktur. Word & Image is an exhibition which reinterprets and reframes traditional fraktur through a contemporary lens. Word & Image features the work of seven international artists: Marian Bantjes (Canada), Anthony Campuzano (United States), Imran Qureshi (Pakistan), Elaine Reichek (United States), Bob and Roberta Smith (United Kingdom), and Gert and Uwe Tobias (Romania/Germany).

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Josette Urso: Sorrento Grimaldi, Peter Schroth: Park1

Amalfi Coast Music and Arts Festival, Visual Arts Program - Painting

Landscape Painting: The Quick Study
Instructors: Josette Urso and Peter Schroth

Session III:  July 14 - 26, 2015

You may have seen Josette Urso's paintings at her show at 110 CHURCH and attended her talk. Well, now you have a chance to paint with her and Peter Schroth on the amazing Amalfi Coast.

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student sharing her print with classmates and instructor
May 12 June 9, 2015

Ever wanted to make your own prints? 
Learn easy ways to make prints in class and at home. You’ll use easy and safe printing techniques that are non-toxic and water-based. I’ll show you simple techniques you can continue at home on your own kitchen table. You’ll learn simple printing methods that will express your artistic creativity. You’ll see lots of examples of prints by well-known artists as well as previous student work. We’ll look at our work and learn from each other in a welcoming community environment. You’ll learn to 

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walnut missives ink drawings by stella untalan
April 1 April 30, 2015

Stella Untalan will be showing a pair of her walnut missives drawings in Arbitrary Relevance a group show in the new gallery Ground Floor. The inaugural exhibition will present a tidy pile of small works by artists who work in 1241 Carpenter.

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reclamations invite image
April 1 April 30, 2015

We are pleased to announce a two person show of photography, collage and mixed media work by a mother, Rosalind Bloom and daughter, Sarah Bloom each exploring in her own way the transformation of something old into something new through art.

Saturday, April 11, 4-7pm

Gallery hours
Saturday and Sunday 12-6
Wednesday 6-8
and by appointment. 

Gallery closed Easter Sunday.

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The American Women’s Heritage Society and Underground Railroad Museum at Historic Belmont Mansion Invites you to a Women’s History Month Lecture An Artist Visits South Africa by Betty Leacraft.

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Marian Anderson of Philadelphia, oil on panel by Lesley Mitchell
WHYY television broadcast
March 6 March 8, 2015

WHYY-TV Program Features Extraordinary Women from the Philadelphia Area book.

In 2013 Lesley Mitchell was invited by Melissa Tevere, the art editor of Philadelphia Stories, to make a piece inspired by Marian Anderson the opera singer. The result was her painting Marian Anderson of Philadelphia, which was included in the book Extraordinary Gifts: Remarkable Women of the Delaware Valley, published by Philadelphia Stories the following year.

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My Ancient Land, Roman Mass II, painting by Jacqueline Unanue
March 18 April 3, 2015

My Ancient Land, this most recent series of abstract paintings is inspired by the music of the Chilean composers: René Amengual, Eulogio Dávalos, Juan Orrego-Salas, Enrique Soro, Sylvia Soublette and Jorge Urrutia

Curated by Gloria Garafulich-Grabois
Presented by The Embassay of Chile, Washington DC

This traveling exhibit will continues its 2015 journey to: Sala Viña del Mar, Viña del Mar, Chile and Casa Elizalde, Barcelona, Spain. 

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This is an Open Call for proposals for a solo exhibition in the summer of 2015. This call is open to all artists from North America working in all visual media. Proposals for exhibitions by both individuals and groups will be considered. The individual or group associated with the chosen proposal will receive a solo exhibition at the Target Gallery from July 25 – August 30, 2015. The artist(s) will also receive a stipend and an exhibition catalog. A panel of independent arts professionals will review submissions and select the final proposal.

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Tim McFarlane Tim McFarlane, An Adjustment of Means, 2013 Acrylic on canvas 48 x 60 inches
February 27 March 28, 2015

In 1975 Bernie Taupin and Elton John wrote “Philadelphia Freedom,” their tribute to the “Philadelphia sound” made famous by the Delphonics, Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, Thom Bell, and the Spinners. The lyrics reflected the surge of patriotism anticipating our country’s upcoming 1976 Bicentennial, which had such deep roots in Philadelphia.

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The Pajama Factory Artist-In-Residence (AIR) is a multi-disciplinary, international one or two month summer residency program centered within the revitalized, historic Pajama Factory complex in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

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painting by Diane Lachman
March 4 March 29, 2015

In her third solo show at MUSE Gallery, Philadelphia artist, Diane Lachman continues new  work that expreses her fascination with color relationships.

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