December in the Arts District

It’s December 2012.  If the Mayan Calendar is to be believed, something seriously cataclysmic is supposed to happen on December 21st.  The Doomsday Preppers seem to be pretty well prepped.  Gloom and Doom have settled in for the Believers.  Some of the Believers believe it may not happen after all.  Some people think it’s already happening, what with such events as Hurricane Sandy unleashing itself upon New York, New Jersey, and neighboring states. What does it all mean?   We’ll find out when we get there.  In the meantime, maybe you’d better get your Christmas shopping done early.  And the upcoming Continue reading

Planting Art in the Community

image courtesy of Inter_Section Gallery Inter_Section Gallery and Art Space is excited to announce the opening of STILL “Planting Art in the Community”…the SEED collective has re-grouped yet again! Please join local artists Woodie Anderson, Peter Spivak, Dave Urena, Millicent Greason, Laurie Russell, Nicole Uzzell, Mike Duggins & Clark Whittington for a group show at the fabulous INTER_SECTION Gallery. A diverse representation of cutting edge artistic styles, this group never ceases to amaze. SEED began in 1998 as an artist collective with the goal of “planting art into the community.” The original members’ vision was to create an open, free-thought Continue reading

First Friday Gallery Hop is November 2nd….

First Friday Gallery Hop is coming up….Gallery Hop is a monthly event organized by the Downtown Art District Association (DADA).  The November Hop often promises wonderful shows and exhibitions, not to mention a vast array of very giftable art and craft in the various shops and galleries all around the Art District.  This month’s edition will no doubt live up to the hype. November Gallery Hop E-Newsletter   Unleashed Art Center is an AFAS group event, teaching and exhibition space. AFAS also has a beautiful gallery at 606 N. Trade Street, the Red Dog Gallery. Plus, AFAS is the driving Continue reading

At the Electric Moustache

The Electric Moustache is a gallery over at The Werehouse, located on the eastern side of downtown, alongside the railroad tracks at the corner of 3rd Street and Patterson Avenue.  Opening during the Gallery Hop on Friday, October 5th is a show that includes works by two of the architects associated with Trade Street denizens Walter Robbs Callahan & Pierce.   Although it’s located several blocks away, how could you possibly resist tripping over to a gallery named Electric Moustache?? And while you’re there, enjoy a relaxing change of pace at Krankie’s.  For more information, contact: Joe Bircher, AIA Senior Project Continue reading

September Edition, E-news from DADA

Earlier in the year, yours truly took on the task of producing the monthly E-Newsletter for DADA .  This is how I spent my Labor Day “holiday,” which, in my book, is just another Monday.