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qUiRk curated by Fran Shalom at Markel Fine Arts

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

Markel Fine Arts is please present, “!qUiRk”  a group show curated by Fran Shalom. The origin of the word “quirk” is unknown, but when it first appeared in the 16th century it referred particularly to a sudden twist, turn or curve, particularly in writing or drawing, later acquiring the specific sense of a “flourish” in writing or drawing. Using a variety of media – knitted yarn, clay, old photographs, ceramics & paint – the works of many of the seventeen artists represented in !qUiRk materially involve turns, curves, three-dimensional twists, sudden deviations, swirls and flourishes.

The exhibit features  work by Laylah Ali, Tom Butler, Mary Carlson, Jennifer Coates, Elisa D’Arrigo, Barbara Friedman, Teri Hackett, Catherine Harggerty, Judith Linares, Dennis Kardon, Andrew Masullo, Nat Meade, Marcy Rosenblatt, Caroline Wells Chandler, Daniel Wiener, Mie Yim, and Charles Yuen.

ArtTABLE: ANNUAL BENEFIT & AWARD CEREMONY

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

“ArtTable was founded in 1980 by a group of professional women in the visual arts to foster greater support, recognition, and opportunities among their peers. Today we are a national non-profit organization with a mutual support network of over 1,200 women who are leaders in the visual arts. Members expand their circle of colleagues, gain special access to art world events, and grow through professional development and mentorship opportunities.”

AWAD is happy to be partnering with ArtTable for the ANNUAL BENEFIT & AWARD CEREMONY, HONORING ESTRELLITA B. BRODSKY. 

Amy Cappellazzo, co-founder of Art Agency, Partners; Chairman and Fine Art Division at Sotheby’s, will deliver the keynote address at the Annual Benefit. Amy will be joined on stage by Estrellita B. Brodsky who will be honored with the 2019 Distinguished Service to the Visual Arts Award and Alexandra Chang who is the recipient of the 2019 New Leadership Award.

Join ArtTABLE this spring for what is sure to be a fantastically empowering event!

Book tickets via this link. 

**Please note there are discounts for AWAD Members and Friends of AWAD. Anyone who is a member / FoA should get in touch with us via nyc@womenartdealers.org for your discount.

ODETTA is Moving from Bushwick to Chelsea

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

ODETTA Gallery after calling Bushwick home for many years is moving their gallery to Chelsea. Currently they are have exhibitions in both locations, one serving as a bridge to the other – collectively the exhibitions are called Femmes Fatales.

Bushwick:
Ann Chernow, dubbed the Queen of Noir, is also one of owner Ellen Hackl Fagen’s mentors. She is honored to bring the artist’s newest works to ODETTA for their final exhibition in the Bushwick gallery. ODETTA is also pleased to feature Susan Bee’s newest paintings and artist’s books as the flat file feature in the Bushwick gallery. The three paintings on the main wall of the studio are focused on mythical goddess figures in the act of smiting their transgressors and saving their people. The exhibition’s run is March 15 – April 14, 2019 with an opening reception Friday, March 15, 6-8 pm. There will also be an artist’s talk, Sunday, March 31, 3:00 pm

Chelsea:
Gelah Penn will install a single, monumental work in ODETTA’s new location in the 1st Dibs Gallery in the Terminal Markets in Chelsea. Like Chernow’s, Penn’s work is significantly informed by film noir. Her site-specific piece, Ebb Tide, embodies noir-esque  light and shadow, and female anxiety and resilience through layers of fabrics and plastics, both translucent and opaque. The exhibition runs from March 15 – April 11, 2019. Meet the artist reception on Friday, March 22, 4-6 pm and Wednesday, March 27, 12-2 pm.

Gelah Penn, Ebbtide, 2019, various-synthetic-materials

  

AWAD NYC Galleries Celebrates Women Artists during Women’s History Month

Monday, March 11th, 2019

In celebration of Women’s History Month, three member galleries are honoring women artists with exhibitions and related programs.

Van/Deb Editions continues a multi-year tradition of showcasing five women artists in their Women’s History Month Invitational. This year the featured artists include – Ellen Hackl Fagen, Daisy Craddock, Jeanne Heiftez, Elke Solomon, and Petey Brown. The show is ongoing through March 31st.

107 Bowers Gallery & ArtSpace presents “International Women”. The show features six female artists: Blond Jenny, Marit G. Bostad, Mia Gjerdrum Helgesen, Vidhi Mehrotra, Swati Rogasti and Catherine Schmitt. The participants hale from United States,Norway, India, France. Ongoing through April 27, 2019.

ODETTA presents their exhibitions Femme Fatales in two locations. In their Bushwick Gallery, Ann Chernow and Susan Bee will be featured.  There will be an opening reception on March 15th with an artists talk on March 31st. In their Chelsea Gallery, Gelah Penn will install a single, monumental work in the 1st Dibs Gallery in the Terminal Markets in Chelsea.  There will be two meet the artists receptions on March 22 and March 27th.

Ground Floor Gallery  has Millie Benson’s solo exhibition, Physica on Artsy through March 28th. For anyone interested in seeing these expressive works in person, the gallery is arranging studio visits at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Three AWAD member galleries at Battersea Edition of the Affordable Art Fair

Saturday, March 9th, 2019

One of the early signs of spring arriving to London has to be the Battersea Spring Edition of the Affordable Art Fair through March 10th. This year three member galleries are participating in the fair. They represent two of AWAD”s three chapters . Click on the name of the galleries below for further information and for tickets to this fair that now showcases more than 100 local and international galleries.

Arteria Gallery – stand G

TAG Fine Arts – stand E1

Degree Art / Contemporary Collective  stand B1,

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