Saturday trifecta

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From deep, Northwest Philly to Cape May and back, can Roberta and Libby trek it in one day.  We’re revving up our very non-formula ones for some serious consumption of gas and art this Saturday.  First off, you’ll see us at the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education for the opening of Gimme Shelter which we helped to jury.  (Forgive us, SCEE, for our driving transgressions today which are not so eco-friendly.)

Team Strada's Rain Sail shelter at Gimme Shelter, Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education.
Team Strada’s Rain Sail shelter at Gimme Shelter, Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education. Photo by Jack Ramsdale.

Constructed of recycled billboard material, Rain Sail, by Team Strada, a Philadelphia pair, Alexa Bosse and Ari Miller, will provide hammocks within a structure that collects rain to power tiny generators that light the structure at night. Team Strada is one of the six teams that got funded to produce their eco-shelter in the SCEE woods, selected from a group of more than 80 proposals.  The original call for proposals got an international response.  More about the process and other finalists — and how to get there — at the SCEE website.  

Gimme Shelter  – Opening Reception
May 9 – rain or shine
2 – 5pm
3pm – guided tour by design teams
Free and open to the pulic

My Dog Speaks

My Dog Speaks at Seraphin Gallery, a 13-artist show devoted to dog narratives. Click on image to read artists' names.
My Dog Speaks at Seraphin Gallery, a 13-artist show devoted to dog narratives. Click on image to read artists’ names.

Spring is pet season in the Philadelphia art world.  Here’s a sample of what looks good this week.  My Dog Speaks: An Animal Narrative in Contemporary Art at Seraphin Gallery is curated by Hiro Sakaguchi, in his first curatorial outing in Philadelphia.

My Dog Speaks
Opening Reception: Sat. May 09,  6p.m. – 8p.m.
Dates: May 09 – June 09, 2009
Seraphin Gallery
1108 Pine Street Philadelphia, PA 19107
Hours: Tuesday – Sunday,  11-6pm

International friend alert!

Matthew Rose, montage of collages from the show postcard. SOMA NewArt Gallery, Cape May, NJ.
Matthew Rose, montage of collages from the show postcard. SOMA NewArt Gallery, Cape May, NJ.

Our dear buddy and new artblog contributor, Matthew Rose, has an opening in Cape May, NJ, Saturday night. Confessions, Obsessions and Indescretions at SOMA NewArt Gallery features Rose’s collage art.

Matthew Rose – “Confessions, Obsessions and Indiscretions”
Opening reception: Saturday Evening, May 9th, 2009
6:00-9:00pm.
May 9th to June 14th 2009
SOMA NewArt Gallery
31 Perry Street, Cape May, NJ 08204
609.898.7488
Gallery Open Daily, 10Am – 6PM

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alexa bosse, ari miller, cape may, hiro sakaguchi, matthew rose, schuylkill center, seraphin gallery, soma newart gallery, team strada

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