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.

Nebula, Damini Celebre 2020
May 12 June 5, 2020

Damini Celebre’s a Philadelphia area artist has encaustic painting, Nebula, selected for the Artists Equity 71st Annual Spring exhibition.

Bridgette Mayer, director and owner of the Bridget Mayer Gallery has curated this exhibition and you can currently see the show online. 


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Artist Support Pledge Bubble Blue graphic
Artist Action

We wanted you to know about ARTIST SUPPORT PLEDGE We just couldn't use a red graphic we're into bubble blue or something that doesn't figt with artwork so we made some alternates. Most important is to use the hashtag and to share and pirchase art. Be kind, generous, and support artists during this difficult time. Thanks to Matthew Burrows for being an arts activist!

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Take the Artist Support Pledge

Fellow artists we wanted to make you aware of this campaign that has launched on Instagram. Show your generosity. Sell some affordable work, buy some affordable work.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many artists have found themselves without work, teaching, technical support and gallery work. Exhibitions and sales have disappeared.

In an attempt to help alleviate some of this stress Matthew Burrows has instigated the ARTIST SUPPORT PLEDGE #artistsupportpledge

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NATURphilosophie is curated by 1241 Carpenter artist, Brooke Hine.
March 6 March 28, 2020
NATURphilosophie is curated by 1241 Carpenter artist, Brooke Hine. RECEPTION Friday, March 6 / 6 – 8 pm with Brooke Hine and Danielle Bursk
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small favors by Damini Celebre, Heavybubble
March 6 April 26, 2020

Damini Celebre, along with over 300 hundred other artists is part of the Clay Studio’s Small Favors exhibition.

Small Favors engages artists' creativity in new and exciting ways with the challenge of making pieces on a very small scale. The works exhibited are incredibly varied in material, form, and aesthetics. Though small in scale the artworks created for this exhibition are huge in impact.

Preview Reception
Thursday, March 5, 5-7pm

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ceramics by Damini Celebre
March 13 April 12, 2020

Damini Celebre will be showing three of her ceramics in The Professional Artist Membership Exhibition at The Main Line Art Center.

Opening Reception
Friday, March 13 from 5:30 – 8pm. | Free & open to the public.

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Wagner Nest on Chair; Laurie Beck Peterson
February 7 April 25, 2020

Opening Reception: Friday, February 7, 2020

5 - 9 PM during Art Loop


Focal Points: Women Advancing the Aperture showcases contemporary female photographers whose work centers on the themes of illusion, perception, and perspective against the backdrop of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Like their antecedents, this exhibition celebrates the strength, conviction, and advancements made by women to address gender parity and the powerful role art plays in producing multiple layers of dialogue.

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Vibrating Triangles (Gray on Yellow) relief collage by Bill Brookover
January 29 February 23, 2020

We're pleased to announce that Bill Brookover is showing a group of prints in this four person show at Cerulean Arts. A use of evolving pattern and spatial layering are fundamental to these artists’ creative practices. Trained in architecture and design, Bill Brookover begins with a constraint such as a geometric pattern or color palette and pushes the rule to find unexpected juxtapositions. 

Other artists in the show are Joan Wadleigh Curran, Anda Dubinskis & Heather McMordie.

Reception: Saturday, February 1, 2-5pm

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Daily Constitutional by Therese Brown

Every other winter Heavy Bubble presents an exhibit of single-sheet books: Ritual. 

This year Ritual was visited by two librarians from Swarthmore and they loved what they saw!

Therese Brown's Daily Constitutional was one of eight books acquired by them for Swarthmore College's Book Arts & Private Press Collection.

The books are on display in the Color Room on the 2nd floor of McCabe Library, located at 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore through March 1, 2020 (see image!).

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Bounty's Glow, constructed collage by Bill Brookover
January 13 April 30, 2020

We're pleased to announce that Bill Brookover is included in this exhibition.

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A sampler of 4x4 drawing details. Drawings by Stella Untalan
February 7 February 29, 2020

600 drawings 4x4 2019, is the result of a drawing project — making at least one drawing each day. This project involved the use of four-inch squares of paper of various weights, colors, and surfaces. I found that many small pieces could be cut out of remnants of paper in my studio. 

Year long projects help expand my vocabulary, they create new phrases and expletives. Join me to see the hundreds of drawings I made in this series. 

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