Historically, paper works with mixed media have taken the form of various dimensional and decorative objects. Especially in Asia, there are many artifacts with paper as a basis; lanterns (with bamboo), shoji screens (with wood), dolls, toys, and vessel forms (paper mache), kites, calligraphy and so forth. Paper making itself is a venerated and nuanced art form in Japan. In this exhibition, we are excited to present a contemporary approach to paper by five selected artists with compliment from the Concepto Collection:
The Morgan Fine Arts & Film Center Presents:
MORGAN FINE ARTS BUILDING OPEN STUDIOS 2015
August 22, 2015 2PM-10PM
649 Morgan Avenue. Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
BTW MY STUDIO IS AIR CONDITIONED! The Morgan Fine Arts & Film Center is pleased to announce its 13th annual Open Studios, to be held on Saturday, August 22nd, 2015. From 2pm to 10pm, over 20 separate studios on five floors will be open to the public, displaying fine art in a multitude of mediums including painting, sculpture, silk screening, jewelry-design, illustration, photography, animation, ceramics, and film.
Located at 649 Morgan Avenue at Nassau Avenue in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, The Morgan Fine Arts Building houses a large concentration of working artist studios, as well as a multitude of local, creative-based businesses that call the building home.
Open beer and wine bar throughout the day! Free livery service available to and from the Bedford L & Nassau G stations by calling 917.747.0348.
This year’s featured artist is Jack Early, who began his art career in the late 1980s as one-half of the duo Pruitt-Early and has since focused on his career as a solo artist in a variety of mediums. Other participating artists and businesses include:
The Black City Group
Ebru Yildiz & Mitchell King / Brooklyn Grain
I Still Love You NYC
Love Child Studios
Mojo Video Tech
You And Yours Fine Vintage
Come join us in this celebration of the local arts community!
Please join me in supporting Smack Mellon and the work they do to support artists and provide free education programs for NYC students. I have donated an artwork to help raise money at their benefit on May 2nd.
Purchase a ticket to the Smack Mellon benefit and you and your guest will attend the best Derby Party outside Louisville! Each ticket also guarantees 1 artwork. Guests bet on horses, which determines the order in which the artwork is selected. This is the best benefit in NYC and it supports a stellar non-profit art organization. Click on the image to read more about the event, see all the available artwork and purchase tickets.
Greenpoint Open Studios | Oct. 3-5 2014
GOS is back and better than ever! Greenpoint Open Studios is an annual event during which artists open their studios to visitors in order to build, sustain, and support a thriving creative community in North Brooklyn. Join our mailing list, and stay updated on the event!
This year, GOS will happen during the weekend of October 3-5, 2014.
Artists and art-lovers, please join our mailing list here so you can stay updated on this amazing Fall 2014 event. Greenpoint artists, we want you! There is no fee to participate, so submit your information here. The deadline to enter is August 31, 2014.
Event Organizers contact: email@example.com
Project Manager: Jen Galatioto (Greenpointers.com)
Website, Artist Outreach: Lia Post (Fowler Arts + Greenpoint Gallery Night)
Artist Outreach, Volunteer Coordinator: Eric Lee Bowman (artist, ericleebowman.com)
Graphic Design: Libby VanderPloeg (libbyvanderploeg.com)