Order Out of Chaos

(Editor’s note: This exhibit was incorrectly titled Order Out of Chaos in The Reader’s November issue. The correct title of the exhibit is Shimmer. We regret the error.)  How does one comprehend and balance abstraction among nature, chaos and  spirituality? Being present at the opening of Shimmer, the newest exhibit at the Michael Phipps Gallery, November 1, from […]

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‘Glimpses’

Anderson O’ Brien Fine Art gallery opens a new exhibition, Jane Booth: Glimpses  November 1, 2019, from 5-8 p.m. Jane Booth: Glimpses experiments with different points in time such as a fading past or a manifesting present.  Booth dove into art through ceramics.  Pursuing her “love of sculpture and working with her hands” lead her […]

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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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