Tag Archive "metropolis-collective"

David "Big Dutch" Nally "Roadside America," mixed media on canvas, 30" 
x 32". photo Matthew Crain.

Metropolis Collective at Trash Art Gallery in Mechanicsburg

—>Elizabeth visits a show in Mechanicsburg, PA, with work by self taught and outsider artists. —the artblog editors——————–> Thanks in part to TV programs like Antiques Roadshow and American Pickers, collectors are waking up to the value of found object art. With materials sourced from defunct factories, trash piles, flea markets and farms, the works — often made by self-taught, visionary and outsider artists — have found an audience far from the urban centers, in places like Trash Art Gallery on Main Street in Mechanicsburg, PA, where the current show Field of Vision brought together artists of the Metropolis Collective and collectors ... More » »

"Catagenesis," last year's site-specific installation series by Philadelphia Sculptors, one of this year's Knight Challenge nominees.

News post – Philly’s Knight Arts noms, A&BC Awards approach, Dona Nelson at Callicoon, opportunities and more!

News We’re not at the finish line yet, but this is turning out to be a banner year for visual arts in the Knight Arts Challenge: of the 69 finalists, you’ll find included InLiquid, Philadelphia Sculptors, David Guinn, BAJ Design, Theresa Rose, Vox Populi and Grizzly Grizzly. The full list includes many more of our fav. Good on all of you! The full list of finalists, selected from over 1,200 applicants and their project ideas, is available online at the Knight Foundation.  The Arts & Business Council wants to enlist you in determining the award recipients for the A&BC Awards Celebration ... More » »