More Than Meets the Eye

Artwork is often experimental, whether it is an emerging artist picking up their first art making tool or medium, or an established artist trying a different method of creating. There is usually an idea in mind that the artist has for the final product, even if that idea is not immediately evident. This is particularly true […]

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‘Grass is Always Greener’

Have you ever been at a crossroads?  Did you ever need a moment of guidance before making your next move? Petshop Gallery offers just that sort of perspective with its exhibit The Grass Is Always Greenerwith artist Rob Walters, opening August 2, from 7-10 p.m. The Grass Is Always Greenerfeatures photographs taken by Rob Walter […]

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Experimental Portrait

The Little Gallery in Benson will hold an opening reception for Remixing: An Experimental Portrait Serieson August 2, from 6 p.m to 9 p.m during Benson First Friday. Remixing: An Experimental Portrait Seriesdisplays the work of Shawnequa Linder who works in painting, which can also be sculptural, and in photography. The show is a series […]

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Magic Potions

Have you ever experienced devices that create life’s magic potions? Join the Petshop Gallery in Benson on July 5, 2019 for the opening of Elixir Vitae 2.0from 7 p.m-10 p.m to see art’s prototype devices for developing solutions for what ails you. Elixir Vitae 2.0is an exhibition by interdisciplinary artist Rosana Ybarra who works in […]

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Give ’em a ‘Break’

Taking a break to notice and take interest in everyday objects is something that can easily be taken for granted, but artist Jan Schiltmeijer has it down to an art. The B Side of Benson Theatre will exhibit “Break”, with works by Schiltmeijer. “Break” will have it’s opeining reception July 5, 2019 from 6 p.m-11 […]

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Art in Transition

Art is often used to create alternative characters, whether drawn, painted or sculpted. It can bring meaning, explanation and oneself into the equation of how those characters interact, how they feel, and what they experience. Celebrating a transitioning moment is often part of what makes an event easier to process. Celebration can be brought through […]

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Flower Power

If Spring is a ‘canvas’ of flowers for you, head over to the Petshop gallery in Benson on June 7, 2019 for the opening of exhibit Oma-flora from 7 p.m -10 p.m. Oma-flora is an immersive installation by artist Brandon Bullard. Using the organization and materiality of fabric and weaving, painting and 3-D work, he “squeezes” feelings […]

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‘Power Colors’

What associations does color have to history, identity, and authority, let alone to art? Curators Amanda Smith and Angela Zonunpari say their new exhibit, Power Colors, addresses this question by examining the embodiment of individual histories, personality, perception and cultural forces. After a soft opening in May, Power Colors re-opens at Amplify Art’s Generator Space in […]

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What is ‘America’?

Celebrating four years of art in Benson, The Little Gallery opens the exhibit, America, featuring artist Trudy Swanson.  America opens on June 7 from 6-9 pm during Benson First Friday. Swanson will be re-purposing recognizable items in American culture.  The context in which the materials are placed re-directs the interpretation towards addressing from lighthearted interpretation of […]

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‘New Wave’

Young artists will be showing new multidisciplinary works at the Kent Bellows Studio, in their exhibition New Wave, which opened on April 26 and continues until May 17. New Waveshowcases individual work from 76 teens, from 30 different high schools, who were in the program for the 2019 spring semester.  The artists will display mixed […]

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