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.

students printing by hand with ink and paper
workshop
September 14 November 16, 2021
Ever wanted to make your own prints? Come learn easy ways to make prints in class and that you can make at home. We’ll be exploring monoprinting, the painterly print. We’ll start with rolling ink onto Gelli plates, using leaves and simple stencils to make our marks. Then we’ll move on to work on the etching press with oil-based inks, using non-toxic cleanup techniques. We’ll explore additive, subtractive, and trace monotype techniques.
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If Only... carved wood, acrylic, hand cut recycled wood 9" x 15.5" x 2"
exhibition
April 2 May 2, 2021

Uncluttered compositions, bold color and balanced structure are core values in my abstract work. In Double_Space I bring two bodies of work together: mixed media prints and carved, painted wall objects. They both originate from printmaking and celebrate the uplifting nature that color can bring to our lives.  My non-objective work explores the power of color to unite, enhance and define space.  A limited palette and geometric shapes derived from architectural forms reflect my minimalist and graphic principles, which embrace my gravitation towards order.

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portals 18: Rie Jones; Stick; Laurie Beck Peterson; Woman Made Gallery; Reciprocity: Collaboration
exhibition
March 4 April 3, 2021

 Opening Night Friday March 5, 7pm EST

YouTube and Zoom Information Below

CHICAGO — Woman Made Gallery (WMG) is pleased to present “Reciprocity,” juried by Barbara Ciurej and Lindsay Lochman. This exhibition, both at the gallery and online, includes 21 woman-identified and non-binary artist pairs working in photography.

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Six dark lines move and weave from left to right over varigated yellow background
exhibition
January 7 January 24, 2021

Crtl-P is the command to print (on Windows PC at least). It is the abbreviated sequence of simple actions that transform a digital image into a physical one. As common as it may be, this ordinary act of creation speaks to the voluminous history of image-making, the dissemination of knowledge, and of course, printmaking.

 

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grid of contrasting colored patterns with vertical zig zag lines
exhibition
December 2 December 20, 2020

Bill Brookover is showing a new drawing in LIGHT, a members exhibit at Da Vinci Art Alliance. The drawing is based on a pre-Hispanic Peruvian textile in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. It is rendered in cross-hatched lines using three colored pencils in each section of the grid.

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Barbara Henry postcard "Every Day I Check the Map"
exhibition
October 3 October 24, 2020

It's our first exhibition since the pandemic began. 

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DEADLINE EXTENDED - Must be Postmarked by September 24, 2020

Vent, Chill, Stress. How's this pandemic been going for you?  Did you lose anyone? Where did you stay? How did you stay amused and connected? What images are in your head? What is surprising you?
Express any of it, or anything on your mind, on a postcard.

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Tim McFarlane and Sandra Felemovicious
Virtual Artist Interview
August 26

This Wednesday, Aug.

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Graphic for Paris Texas LA
Representation

We're pleased to announce that Tim McFarlane's work is now represented in Los Angeles by ParisTexas LA. I'm very honorred to be among the amazing artists on the roster at PTXLA and am looking forward to working on a bew body of work for my first solo exhibition there in summer 2021.

 

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Gaiamama VII, by Jacqueline Unanue
exhibition
September 2 September 27, 2020

Muse Gallery Philadelphia is proud to host Gaiamama | Meditations, a solo painting exhibition of work by Jacqueline Unanue celebrating her 20th Anniversary of Life and Art in the U.S. Her recent work features colorful large-scale paintings.

 

ARTIST STATEMENT

In April 2000, I arrived in the U.S. for the first time from Chile, South America after being invited for a series of exhibitions in Washington DC, and Philadelphia. To celebrate my 20th Anniversary, I will have three exhibitions in venues throughout Philadelphia. 

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gum bichromate, photography, artist. fine art
exhibition
August 14 September 27, 2020

Laurie Beck Peterson will be showing "Cliff" from her Visible Obscured series of gum bichromate landscapes, at The A. Smith Gallery located in Johnson City, Texas in the Nugent Avenue Arts District. This work included in Vistas, is one of 58 images selected from 864 submissions juried by S. Gayle Stevens.

Please join us at the Facetime Live Receptions on August 29 and September 26, 2020 both at 4pm CST 

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The State of New Jersey is buying art for the new NJ Department of Health Building in Trenton. Learn more at the Virtual Artist Information Session on Tuesday, June 23rd at 6pm.    

Join staff from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and Artworks Trenton to learn more about the exciting State Building art purchase opportunity currently available.

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