Posted on November 12, 2020
OUR newEST VIDEO featurES art by children ages 6 to 16!
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Posted on October 9, 2020
At this historic moment of acute awareness of the unequal treatment of people of color AND when so many are suffering from A PANDEMIC, Gallery35’s new exhibit dares to
RE • IMAGINE a more just new world!
Clicking on any thumbnail will open an enlarged view of the entire exhibit
with detailed information about each artwork including the artist’s inspiration.
Click on the play button to watch this video of children’s art!
Posted on May 30, 2020
Fourteen Gallery35 artists show work created before and during the pandemic.
The work of art is a scream of freedom.–Christo
WELCOME TO OUR ONLINE EXHIBIT!
Click on any of the thumbnails in each individual artist’s
gallery to see a slideshow with details about the art.
Click on the artists’ names for more information about their work.
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Posted on April 4, 2020
We invite you to take a virtual tour of striking art specially made within the limits of
BLACK AND WHITE.
Posted on February 12, 2020
BLACK AND WHITE
February 9–April 19, 2020
Artists’ Reception: February 29 6-8pm
Closing Reception: April 4 6-8pm
To see in color is a delight for the eye but to see in BLACK AND WHITE is a delight for the soul.—Andri Cauldwell.
Using just Black and White, eleven Gallery35 artists have created work containing diverse subject matter and a wide variety of media!
Posted on November 23, 2019
November 24–February 9
Artists’ Reception and Sale: Dec 7 6-8 pm
Closing Reception: Jan 25 6-8pm
Our SMALLworks exhibit features affordable art no larger than 12” in any dimension—perfect for our NYC spaces!
Patricia Garbarini loves working close up in nature to create abstract designs. Rouge is a petal from a gorgeous rose in New York Botanical Garden.
Bev Thompson’s Four Strings Standing arouses the viewer’s curiosity unable to recognize the medium used – looking more like a cubist painting than a photo.
Reena Kondo is exhibiting a series of collages of aura photographs.
Bev Thompson, Cari Clare, Denise Fryburg, Jil Novenski, Jody Leight, John Devaney, Marsha Peruo, Pat Gericke, Patricia Garbarini, Reena Kondo, Teresa Hommel,
Posted on November 13, 2019
Ingrid Sletten and Susan Harris-Demmet share insights into their work in this compelling video shot at their opening reception in October.
The exhibit was well received and worth a first—or second—look at the Closing Reception on November 23rd, 6-8 pm.
Posted on October 20, 2019
SOUL SPEAKING: October 20–November 24, 2019
OPENING RECEPTION: October 26th, 6–8 pm
LIVE ARTISTS’ TALK: November 23rd, 1–2:30 pm
CLOSING SHOW AND RECEPTION: November 23d, 6–8 pm
SOUL SPEAKING features the works of Susan Harris-Demmet and Ingrid Sletten in a two-person show. This powerful and thought-provoking show brings together 21 major works that explore the workings of the “all knowing unconscious mind.” Each artist uses different visuals to portray what the soul communicates.
Harris-Demmet works in watercolor, oil and pencil to give voice to images that heal and transform both her and she hopes the viewer. Implied in her work is the presence of bodies with their references to generations past and present. Harris-Demmet states, “The subject matter of my paintings and drawings is of pre-birth, birth and the events that follow in abstract and fantastical visuals.”
Sletten’s body of work emanates from her regular practice of contemplative prayer. Using acrylic, gouache, watercolor and charcoal on gessoed paper she translates snatches of interior spiritual energy in a collaborative process she calls the ‘footprints of God’. Sletten says, of her works, “I seek to show the human spirit as palpable, almost mineral-like energy within and around the human form.”
Both Susan and Ingrid have been active members of the Gallery35 collective for several years and are part of New York’s emerging contemporary spiritual artists.
Harris-Demmet holds a bachelor’s of fine art from NYU. Presently, she works out of Gallery 35 and is continually searching beneath the surface. Her most recent exhibit was the Blue Show at Gallery 35.
Sletten earned a bachelor’s /Summa Cum Laude in the history of art from the University of Missouri. She holds a master’s degree in Christian Spirituality from Fordham University and is a certified spiritual director. Sletten is a frequent exhibitor at Manhattan’s Gallery 35. She is also the founder and director of Seeing God, an art and meditation ministry. Her most recent major exhibit was Spirit’s Flight (2018) at the Gallery of The Church of St. Mary the Virgin in Manhattan.
Posted on September 13, 2019
The artists showing work in We Bend, Not Break have each interpreted the theme of perseverance in unique ways. This video provides a peek into the creative process of six of our artists.
Click Here to view the video, We Bend, Not Break: Artist Interviews
Posted on August 22, 2019
September 8–October 20, 2019
Artists’ Reception: September 21, 6-8 pm
Closing Reception: October 19, 6-8pm
America’s history has been faced with 400 years of perseverance starting with the Jamestown Settlement. Taking people from their homelands and placing them in shackles for the sake of sowing land is an old story but continues in other forms of bondage. We hope this exhibit will enlighten our visitors to the plight of African-Americans and other historically and currently marginalized groups.
Nine Gallery35 and four guest artists are showing works which dramatically depict both the struggles and triumphs of oppressed peoples in a variety of media and styles: Cari Clare, Denisha Wright, Pastor Isaac Scott, Jil Novenski, Jody Leight, Kevin H. Maxwell, Maureen Chen, Michael Davis, Pat Gericke, Rick Perez, Thadine Wormly-Herndon, Valerie Lynch, Virginia Asman.
Michael Davis’ oil on canvas, Sharecropper Family circa 1870, was painted from a reproduction of a daguerrotype or other early photographic process. Sharecropping was a form of agriculture that began mainly after the Civil War as an alternative to land grants of 40 acres and a mule in which a landowner allowed a tenant to use the land in return for a share of the crops produced on their portion of land. It was widespread in the South but fell out of favor in the mid-20th Century when mechanized farming became the dominant form of agriculture.
Head coverings are prominent in two thought-provoking paintings by Rick Perez—Man in a Hoodie and Woman in a Head Wrap. The hoodie has become an emotionally-charged article of clothing from its still strong association with the wrongful shooting of Trayvon Martin. This portrait of a white man wearing one resonates with some of the many contradictions that characterize our attitudes towards race in this country. A head wrap accentuates the sense of dignity of a proud woman. She looks ahead decisively and purposefully and with a sense of fearlessness in being able to confront the obstacles put in her path.
Learning to Read by Maureen Chen is a calligraphic rendering of two quotations from the autobiography of the leading abolitionist and author Frederick Douglass. As a slave, Douglass overheard his master warning his wife against teaching Douglass to read, which made him more determined to learn on his own.”
Virginia Asman is showing two digital collages—Fabric of Progress featuring heroes of the civil rights movement and The Struggle Continues, incorporating slogans that have inspired various groups as they seek full participation.
This exhibit is also being presented as part of the arts festival of The Community Service Society of New York (CSS)’s 2019 conference, Full Participation is a Human Right—Moving Beyond Punishment, at Community Church, October 17-19.