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.

DEADLINE: February 15, 2020 

The Visual Artist Fellowship is designed to help artists in the Philadelphia Region reach new levels in their career. Artists will be asked to demonstrate a vision for the next stage of their professional or artistic practice and a clear plan for CFEVA’s proposed role in reaching it.

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screenprint by Bill Brookover
December 1 November 22, 2019

Bill Brookover is included in Perennial Visions II, the annual members exhibition at Da Vinci Art Alliance. The opening reception is Sunday, December 1, 2019, 1-3 pm, 704 Catharine St., Philadelphia, PA 19147. 

Gallery hours are Thursday - Sunday 12-5 (or by appointment).

Hundreds & Thousands Go Dancin' in the Streets, screenprint on Rives BFK, 8"x10".

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We made a visit to Twelve Gates Arts last week. inside an amazing array of very large prints punctuated by smaller collages. Mohammead Omar Khalil prints imaculately and these large black prints are breath taking. Go see this show you'll be glad you did.

Visit the gallery through 20 December 2020.

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Elena Bouvier installing Laying around at CFEVA ArtBox

November 13 2019 - Elena Bouvier is at Lincoln Square PHL today completing her installation of Laying Around in the CFEVA ArtBox. It's exciting that the Center for Emerging Visual Artists have selected her and this large artwork which involves illumination — on Philadelphia's Avenue of the Arts.

Laying Around is constructed with Inkjet on plexiglass, cigar boxes, copper tube, 7.5 watt bulbs and extension cords.

Stop by and say hello today or after the installation is complete. Illumination is set on a timer. 

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Ritual Reading Room 2019 -- exhibition
December 7 January 25, 2020
In the winter months as the chill settles in, the days grow shorter, and darkness overwhelms you — step inside the RiTUAL Reading Room and spend time with books. Heavy Bubble / @HBHQ 1241 Carpenter Street Third Floor Philadelphia, PA 19147 Opening Reception Saturday, December 7, 6 – 9 pm Exhibition open to the public: Fridays + Saturdays 1 – 4 pm look for poster with phone number for access Closing Party Saturday, January 25, 4 – 7 pm
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screenprint by Bill Brookover in red and black
November 7 December 13, 2019

215 | 610 CONTEMPORARY is an annual juried exhibition showcasing regional emerging artists living in and around the Philadelphia area held at Delaware County Community College. This year's juror is Jodi Throckmorton. She joined PAFA in fall of 2014. As PAFA’s Contemporary Curator, Throckmorton oversees PAFA’s contemporary art exhibitions and acquisitions. 

The Exhibition Opening Reception & Juror's Talk is Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 4–7 p.m. Juror's Talk begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Large Auditorium, Marple Campus.

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Guardian, 2019 by Damini Celebre Mixed media
October 26 November 27, 2019

We're happy to announce that Damini Celebre's painting, Guardian has been selected inclusion in The Incredible lightness of art.

The Philadelphia/Tri State Artists Equity Association, 2017 Fall Juried Show opens with an artist reception on Sunday, October 22nd from 2 – 4 p.m. in the Duke Gallery at Community Arts Center, 414 Plush Mill Road, Wallingford, PA. 


Pictured: Guardian 2019, acrylic paint, ink, pastel, pencil and mica powder on wood panel, 17 x 11".





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For the Love of Bloodroot by PD Packard
exhibition and benefit
October 23

We're pleased to share that PDPackard is participating in this exhibition and benefit.

On view at AccessArt, @bkartscouncil annual affordable art sale and benefit. 

Access Art 2019
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 | 6-9 pm
M. David & Co. Gallery
56 Bogart Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206
6-7 pm Collectors’ Choice hour
7-9 pm All ticket holders

All proceeds directly benefit Brooklyn Arts Council’s programs, which serve and support Brooklyn’s arts and cultural community.




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Conceptual by Demetra Tassiou
October 24 November 17, 2019

Demetra Tassiou is showing a group of new paintings inspired from big cities, urban landscapes. They are an expression of rivers, streets, turbines and the complexity of vertical construction buildings in a Metropolis .Layers of colors, repetitions of small motives as well printed papers collages are  used to create a visual energy and constant circular or vertical/horizontal, movements of a big city.


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PD Packard's new short film, LOVE more
Artist Talk & Viewing of Animations
September 24
A discussion and viewing of Animation and Flipbooks: Digital vs. Analog.
PD Packard's new animation short, LOVE more, will be on view including the
printmaking artists Izzy Liberti, Susan Rostow, Susan Happersett, Esther K Smith and Marianne Petit.
Tuesday, September 24th
7:30 - 9:30 pm
5 Tudor City Place
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cyanotype, cyanotype on wood, emerald ash borer, artists respond to emerald ash borer, schuylkill center for environmental science, single tree on ash wood
September 19 November 30, 2019


Artists Respond to the Emerald Ash Borer

Opening Reception, September 19, 6-8PM

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