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ROOT DIVISION - HERON ARTS
MIDWAY - LUNA RIENNE
(with assistance from Janey Fritsche)
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Root Division: Introductions 2016
Artists: Shannon Abac, Elizabeth Bennett, Daniel Brickman, Lynn Dau, Oliver DiCicco, Malcolm Easton, Sara Emsaki, Tanja Geis, Tracy Taylor Grubbs, Nico Millan Harriman, Shisi Huang, Elisabeth Kohnke, Sarah Newton.
Comment by AB: This year's crop of promising new talent according to jurors Abby Chen (Curator & Artistic Director, Chinese Culture Center), Cléa Massiani (Co-Founder of Bass & Reiner Gallery), and Renny Pritikin (Chief Curator, Contemporary Jewish Museum). 140 artists applied; 13 were selected for the show.
Inkjet & acrylic art by Sara Emsaki at Root Division.
Ceramic & acrylic art by Shannon Abac.
Long watercolor & ink of an art store interior by Nico Millan Harriman.
Art in above image closer (impressive piece of work).
Stop-action clothing sculpture by Lynn Dau.
Lynn Dau and her sculpture at Root Division (nicely done).
Charcoal drawings by Tanja Geis.
Photographs by Malcolm Easton (kinda like 'em).
Nondescript art about nowhere in particular by Sarah Newton.
Pinkie cam detail of art in above image (nicely done).
Sarah Newton and her art at Root Division.
Rough sculpture by Daniel Brickman.
Photographs by Elisabeth Kohnke.
Heron Arts: B-Sides - Musicians as Photographers
Photographers: Sean Yseult (White Zombie/Sean Yseult), Moby, Dave Catching (Eagles Of Death Metal), mike watt (Minutemen & Iggy And The Stooges), Greg Dulli (The Afghan Whigs), Chris Coleman, Pat Sansone (Wilco), Henry Butler Music, LOUVIERE + VANESSA (Quaalords).
Comment by AB: Photographs by musicians.
Photography by Sean Yseult at Heron Arts (nicely done).
Sean Yseult photographs.
Photograph by Moby.
Crowd shots - photographs by Moby.
Floral still-life photograph by Moby.
Slice-o-life photography by Pat Sansone.
Head count - photographs by musicians at Heron Arts.
The Midway Gallery: Terrain - Navigating Landscapes
Artists: Mark Garrett, Tracey Kessler, James Tucker, Karina Bania, Elisa Gomez. Performances by Alexa Eisner. Curated by Kelsey Marie Issel.
Comment by AB: Sometimes landscapes are representational, sometimes abstract, sometimes a little of each.
Art by Elisa Gomez at The Midway Gallery.
Overpainted maps by Mark Garrett (kinda like 'em).
Pinkie cam detail of art in above image.
Author Armistead Maupin & poet Ana Elsner checking out the show.
Letterpress art by James Tucker.
Tracey Kessler art.
Art by Karina Bania.
Really long view - group art show at The Midway Gallery.
Luna Rienne Gallery: Old Souls - Monty Guy and Telopa
Review and images by Janey Fritsche: Channeling Picasso's intensity contrasted by youngsters with tattoos. This imaginative concept is used by Monty Guy to represent several famous artists. Complementing these are Telopa's paintings featuring surrealistically-rendered women displayed in ornate handmade frames.
Art by Monty Guy at Luna Rienne Gallery.
Art by Telopa.