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This summer AWAD held a successful first Social in Canada at Vancouver’s truth and beauty gallery

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

This summer AWAD held a successful first Social in Canada at Vancouver’s truth and beauty gallery, kindly hosted by Peppa Martin who is the founder of the space and who has been a Member of AWAD since 2014. Susan Mumford, AWAD’s CEO and Founder was in attendance and the keynote speaker. Also attending the event was Lori Johns of Phylogeny Contemporary who is based out of Seattle, WA but exhibits around the country.

Lori, Susan and Peppa are pictured above (left to right) and this as well as other photographs of the event featured here, all courtesy of photographer Chris King.

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Four AWAD Members are exhibiting at the Art on Paper Fair, March 3 -6, Pier 36 New York City

Sunday, February 28th, 2016
Image: Marina Adams New Alphabet 10, monotype, paper size 30 x 22 inch

If you make your way to Pier 36 along the East River, in early March you may be tempted by a varied selection of works on paper. The Art on Paper Fair  brings the best in paper based art to New York City.   Among the galleries exhibiting we are excited to see work by artists with four of our Members. Please Click on each of the gallery names below to see a preview of the work that they will share.

Elisa Contemporary Art

Garvey | Simon Art Access

VanDeb Editions

Markel Fine Arts

Ivy Brown Gallery presents exclusive talks with artist Joseph Calvalieri

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Hell’s Kitchen NYCJoseph Cavalieri, the founder of CAVAglass will be hosting a series of Artist Talk’s on the history of stain glass and his site specific light boxes at The OUT Hotel. The talks will be held Saturday, January 16th 1-2pm and Saturday, February 13th 1-2pm. RSVP Requested ivy@oneegg.net

Originally, stained glass was used as a recruitment tool in Medieval times, telling stories of the bible to illiterate people. Joseph Cavalieri’s art continues to use illuminated glass, but he updates the visuals with modern day stories, imaginary landscapes and contemporary figures. These range from portraits of Jackie O, Agnes Moorehead, Isaac Hayes, and Bill Pearl (Mr. Universe), to the Simpson’s.

Ivy Brown Gallery presents Joseph Cavalieri “International Year of De-Light” at the OUT Hotel until March 1, 2016

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

In conjunction with the United Nations International Year of Light, Joseph Cavalieri, the founder of CAVAglass is making 25 site specific light boxes for the gallery space at the hotel that spans one city block between 42nd/41st streets. Originally, stained glass was used as a recruitment tool in Medieval times, telling stories of the bible to illiterate people. Joseph Cavalieri’s art continues to use illuminated glass, but he updates the visuals with modern day stories, imaginary landscapes and contemporary figures. These range from portraits of Jackie O, Agnes Moorehead, Isaac Hayes, and Bill Pearl (Mr. Universe), to the Simpson’s.
See more in Wall Street International Magazine.

Founded in 2001 the Ivy Brown Gallery represents and exhibits contemporary art of all mediums. Dedicated to supporting emerging and established artists, Ivy Brown takes her experience from the commercial arts world and brings it to the fine arts arena.  Her commitment to art and the critical part it plays in our humanity is the grounding force behind the gallery.

The Christmas show at the Barbara Stanley Gallery is now open until 31 December

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

The annual Christmas group show at the Barbara Stanley Gallery is now open until 31 December featuring work by some of the gallery artists including Anthony Murphy whose work ‘Molly on Hard Water’ is shown here courtesy of Barbara Stanley Gallery. In addition to paintings and limited edition prints, the exhibition also features specially sourced Irish ceramics by Ian Carty and jewellery by Martina Hamilton.

About Ian Carty
Ian Carty’s work reflects an understanding of nature and its beauty whilst drawing inspiration from Lissadell and Sligo, in Ireland. The show will include ceramics from Ian’s Landscape and Horse Hair collections. To see Ian at work on Youtube, click here.

About Martina Hamilton
Martina Hamilton has designed and handcrafted distinct jewellery collections for over twenty years in her Sligo studio. Her early training as a sculptor has influenced the development of the designs she creates.

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