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.

Our good friend Peter Fraterdeus shared this link to this video of Women's Studio Workshop in Rosendale, NY. producing 3000 photographs (-ish) prints and  35 handmade books, made over 2 month.

Every aspect of handwork is a joy to watch.

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dream lover by Sue McKee
exhibition
June 11 September 11, 2009

In Your Dreams
June 11 – September 11, 2009
50 Philadelphia artists showcase work related to dreams.

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artwork by Carol Wisker Artist, urban machine, mixed media. 12" x 12"
exhibition
July 8 July 29, 2009

The Legacy of Leonardo
This mult-media exhibition features the work of thirty two artists who are inspired by the life, art, and science of Leonardo daVinci. Carol Wisker received First Honorable Mention for her sculptures interpreting the idea of “machine”, one of Leonardo da Vinci’s many passions.

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Carol Wisker, Kali-ma (detail), mixed media, 27 x 25 X 9 inches, 1994-2009
exhibition
September 9 September 27, 2009

Heavybubble artist Carol Wisker has one of her mixed media pieces in another juried show! Her mixed media piece is named for the Goddess Kali Ma. Kali Ma has many interpretations. Come to the artist reception and chat with Carol about her interpretation.

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Chanthaphone Rajavong, Four Approaches to Paper - An Installation, paper sculpture installation.

The City of Philadelphia’s Art In City Hall exhibition program celebrates its 59th group exhibition for local emerging and professional artists. Paper Works! features the work of 20 Philadelphia area artists working in the medium of paper.

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A video visit to William Kentridge’s studio. You know about his work right? This interview is a bit about his process. Understanding a bit of why he makes these animated films.
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The scale of the installation The Titan and the Fireflies is gigantic, especially when you consider the medium used to create the sculptures – balloons. After seeing this exhibition you'll never think of balloons in the same way. If you have always been amazed by clowns making dogs and hats out of balloons this will be enough to send you into anaphylactic shock.

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Projects Gallery announces a call to artists for its April 2010 juried art exhibition entitled “To Die For”. In conjunction with the NCECA, the exhibition will be co-curated by Judith Schwartz and Jack Thompson and will be on display from March 31 through May 1, 2010 at Projects Gallery in Philadelphia. Eligibility: Open to all [...]
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City Skin 1988 - 2002 : Howard Brunner
exhibition
October 10 December 7, 2009

Brunner’s photos taken between 1988 and 2002 are an exploration of the urban environment. His fascination with the city’s surfaces has produced a breathtaking experience – intimate textures, graphic patterns, and painterly images.

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Brunner's photos taken between 1988 and 2002 are an exploration of the urban environment. His fascination with the city's surfaces has produced a breathtaking experience – intimate textures, graphic patterns, and painterly images.

Viewing the work side by side we are taken step by step on a journey that parallels that of the artist: the moment of encounter with the unexpected.

Special POST (Philadelphia Open Studio Tours) Event
This weekend October 1o - 11, 2009
12:00 - 6:00 pm

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Ann Koivunen, Philadelphia Open Studio Tours explains about POST.

A great overview for a decade of art across Philadelphia.

The largest annual tour of visual artist studios in Philadelphia, POST brings you right to the source of our city's impressive art scene. 2009 marks the 10th Anniversary. Wow! POST is a program of The Center for Emerging Visual Artists, a nonprofit career development organization that creates opportunities for artists to reach their professional goals.

Watch the video here:

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POST logo image
open studio
October 2 October 1, 2011

Heavy Bubble is thrilled to be a community partner with Philadelphia Open Studio Tours affectionately known as POST. The largest annual tour of visual artist studios in Philadelphia, POST brings you right to the source of our city's impressive art scene. We hung our first show at our South Street Philadelphia Gallery just in time for the second weekend of the tour. We were delighted by the number of visitors that stopped in and wished us well. We've moved to Old City a great neighborhood for art! We're looking forward to another year of partnership.

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