October 22, 2012 · 0 Comments
Shelley Spector studied dance for many years — her mother was a dance teacher and taught dance classes out of the studio in the basement. So the idea of creating art that looks effortless — the way dancers make dancing look effortless — was built into Shelley’s way of working. Spector founded the influential Spector Gallery on 6th and Bainbridge in 1999, and that space, which closed in 2006, was a launching pad for a lot of young Philadelphia artists, like Jim Houser, Adam Wallacavage, Andrew Jeffrey Wright, Rebecca Westcott, and Rob Matthews. For many years Shelley showed her work at Sande Webster Gallery. In February she will have her debut exhibit at Bridgette Mayer Gallery. Our interview took place July 27 in her studio in her Bella Vista home.
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