“Philly’s Freedom” Exhibit Opens a New Portal into Freedom Defined

Philly’s Freedom: Artists Speak Out opened this past weekend in downtown Philadelphia as the first exhibition to re-open the National Liberty Museum in historic Old City. Imagine my excitement to be in the company of 50+ Philly-area artists sharing such relevant, socially-engaging and moving artwork. I attended the artist-only preview event last Tuesday to see…

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Crafting Narratives: Philadelphia Emerges as a “Craft Capital” City

Last Thursday evening, Creative Philadelphia opened Crafting Narratives at the Art Gallery in City Hall – a group exhibition juried by noted gallerist/curator Bruce Hoffmann, depicting handmade works that demonstrate a narrative approach to making. Thirty-four Philadelphia metro-area artists are exhibiting one-of-a-kind pieces that use narrative to capture/interpret events and processes that explore interconnectedness and…

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“Articulating Craft” – When Geometric Personas Emerge from their Makers

Articulating Craft is a new exhibition opening this weekend at the Arts Center Gallery on the campus of scenic Nazareth College in Rochester, New York. Curated by metalsmith and Nazareth College arts professor Holland Houdek, the exhibit features work by thirty-seven artists from across the U.S./Canada juried by Houdek in tandem with college arts faculty.…

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Bell Jar II: Art Under Glass Shelter Opens at Ghost Gallery, Seattle

Ghost Gallery in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of downtown Seattle opened its 2nd Annual Bell Jar Group Exhibition last Thursday evening, March 10th to an excited group of art-opening attendees. This group show features twenty-eight local and national artists who display interior worlds of their own creation, but all placed under the sheltering environment of…

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