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News post – Napoleon fundraiser, congratulations to Andrea, Douglas Witmer in Europe, opportunities and more!

News Napoleon Gallery and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern Pennsylvania are partnering for a fundraiser aimed at engaging artistically inclined young people. Forty artists have been invited to a charity art sale, with each artist contributing one piece of work; prices range from $40-$80, so it’s well within a thrifty budget. The proceeds are split fifty-fifty between the artists and Big Brothers Big Sisters SEPA for a 2013 educational art event. The fundraiser began last night, with the sale continuing today and Sunday from 2-6 PM. Keep in mind that it ‘s cash-only! Fishtown’s status as a cultural haven ... More » »

First Friday faves–all God’s children got shoes

Sarah McEneaney rocked the boat in her uniformly excellent exhibit at Locks Gallery (see Roberta’s Weekly Update), the first place I visited First Friday. And my next stop, the Collections show, curated by Luren Jenison, at Copy Gallery(see Brandon Joyce’s post here), was also a terrific surprise!!! I saw several other exhibits, somewhat uneven, but with some gems. Here’s why: William Lamson–Hunt and Gather, at Vox Populi (video of the video provided by Roberta) I saw two art pieces involving the Philly fave practice of hanging shoes from an electric wire on the street. The piece I wanted to take ... More » »