Art Events Calendar

This page includes several listings: upcoming and ongoing art events & calls for submission happening around Gowanus or featuring GOS artists.

Let us know about your Gowanus art events... Send us your newsletters, press releases, tips, calls for entry, etc., to artevents@artsgowanus.org.

 

UPCOMING ARTS GOWANUS EVENTS: 

Arts Gowanus Gallery Night at Ortega y Gasset Projects: August 15, 7-9pm.  More info and RSVP here

Gowanus Open Studios: October 21 - 22, 2017. Noon-6pm Saturday and Sunday. More info here.

UPCOMING ART EVENTS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

Ortega y Gasset Projects http://oygprojects.com/
September 9 Opening: Padma Rajendran solo exhibition
@ The Old American Can Factory 363 Third Ave
July 29, Opening reception 6-9pm

Polly Shindler: Retreat
Retreat, a solo exhibition by Polly Shindler, curated by Will Hutnick, that explores themes of isolation, identity and connection – both physical and psychological – through intimate portrayals of recognizable spaces. On view until August 27.


Trestle Projects trestleprojects@gmail.com
July 29 Opening 7 to 9 PM 400 3rd Ave, Brooklyn NY11215 (Gowanus)

The Soothing Center @ Trestle Projects Main Gallery, is an alternative spa featuring interactive artworks aimed at combating the daily bombardment of negative stimulation embedded in our material and media cultures. Through September 15th

Material Girls : No New Forms @ TP Project Space through Sept. 15th
Curated by Jesse Firestone
August 7th Trestle Gallery 850 3rd Ave. Suite 411

Queer as a Clockwork PeachFish: A solo exhibition by m(ARTHA) BURGESS
Artist's reception: September 8th, 7-9PM
On view August 7th - September 15th.


July 29 Opening Brooklyn Waterfront Artists [BWAC] special summer show:
1:00 -6:00 PM in Red Hook Brooklyn.
Through August 20th weekends 1-6 PM.
Van Brunt Street opposite Fairway Supermarket.


 Aug 5 GOWANUS CYANOTYPES WORKSHOP Katarina Jerinic
In partnership with Gowanus Canal Conservancy
Location: ArtLab on the Whole Foods Esplanade


Sept 16  ARTIST-LED TOUR--BY CANOE! & CLOSING PARTY Katarina Jerinica
In partnership with Gowanus Dredgers
Location: Dredgers' Landing Dock, 166 2nd St


July 29 Opening 7-10 pm Small Editions
Paperless- A group Exhibition through September 10, 2017
Max Fowler, Rachel Haberstroh, Sujin Lee, Nyeema Morgan
60 Sackett Street


July 29 Opening 6-11PM Hot Wood Arts hotwoodarts.com 481 Van Brunt St. Unit 98
Bojune Kwon. Gallery Opening - Live Music - Open Studios. 
 


CALLS FOR ARTISTS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

Site:Brooklyn Gallery
165 7th Street
Sitebrooklyn@gmail.com

3rd Annual Hand Pulled Prints:
The Current Practice in Printmaking

September 22, 2017 - October 22, 2017

Juror: Master Printer Marina Ancona
Final Submission Deadline: August 10, 2017
Notification Letter Date: August 17, 2017 Gallery Exhibition Dates: September 22 – October 22,
pening Reception: Friday September 22, 2017 from 6-9PM


Trestle Gallery
Open Critique

Tuesday, August 1st, 6:30pm
RSVP: trestle@brooklynartspace.org
It's hard to create in a vacuum! In the endless effort to deepen artistic practice, it is invaluable to gain feedback on works in progress. Join other artists at Trestle to discuss your work in a constructive, serious environment. 

Visiting Artist Allison Kaufman leading critiques for the next 6 months!


440 Gallery
13th Annual Small Works Show
440 Gallery announces the Call for Entries for the 13th annual Small Works Show 2017. This national, juried exhibition celebrates the innovation of artists who create work on a small scale, in a broad range of media and styles. The exhibition will be on display in the 440 Gallery, Park Slope, Brooklyn space from Thursday, December 7, 2017 through Sunday, January 7, 2018.

Juror: Angel Bellaran


ONGOING ART EVENTS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

Gowanus Darkroom -  info@gowanusdarkroom.com
Color Darkroom and Large Format Printing
We finally opened our color darkroom and 8x10 enlarging station. 
You can now make beautiful color prints and large format prints right here at Gowanus Darkroom.

COMPASS OF PARK SLOPE:  514 2ND ST. BROOKLYN NY 11215
July, 7 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Navigation: Group Show
Works of art which give the viewer a sense of movement, from recycled plastic sculptures that spring from the wall into the air, to photographs of aerial views of natural patterns found on the earth's surface.  Each one of these artists has ignited their works of art with a suggested movement, may it be through pattern, color, line or perspective.  
Melissa Staiger, Beatrice Lebreton, Myra Kooy, Daniel Lanzilotta, Amy Williams, Carlos Torres Machado

Myra Kooy, Gowanus Artist: Preppy Trendy Magazine just published a full-length interview with her, check it out!

Ortega y Gasset Projects
Cary Hulbert’s The Prophet in The Skirt, their dedicated space for site-specific installations.  The Prophet will continue through to Sept 3
Frame Work, a group exhibition of paintings curated by their newest co-director, Lauren Whearty.  This exhibition includes Aubrey LevinthalKelly McRavenDustin MetzJason MonesJennifer PackerEleanor K. Ray, and George Rush.

Continues through to Sept 3

Trestle Gallery 850 3rd Ave. Suite 411
SMALL WORKS guest curated by Bill Carroll, on view through July 27th
CRIT NIGHT: Open Critique led by Visiting Artist Allison Kaufman. Check website for dates. trestle@brooklynartspace.org

TRESTLE ART CLASSES info@brooklynartspace.org
Drink & Paint Nights: Materials Included/BYOB $38.00 Intro Pricing
July 27 & 29, Aug 4 & 11 6:30 to 8:30 PM

Ground Floor Gallery krista@groundfloorbk.com 343 5th Street, Park Slope
10 % of profit donated to Arts Gowanus!!
PRIORITY MAIL: OUR MAIL ART SUMMER BIENNIAL on view till August 20
Small works by 200+ artists from everywhere

Gowanus Souvenir Shop:
project CLOUD DRIFT, by Katarina Jerinica, a series of cyanotype image flags installed on light posts on the canal's bridges on Union, Carroll, Third and Ninth Streets until September 21. As each flag blows in the wind, images of the canal's surface just below unfurl, transforming its dingy waters into sublimely cloudy skies. More info at https://gowanussouvenir.com/pages/cloud-drift-by-katarina-jerinic

Bonnie Steinsnyder <steinsnyder@nyc.rr.com>
Gowanus Artist, Bonnie Steinsnyder’s work will exhibited through the summer at Lasdon Park and Arboretum near Katonah, NY Her work is in the Main House, open Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 3:30 pm.

Kentler International Drawing Space 353 Van BruntStreethttp://www.kentlergallery.org/
PATTERNING: Selections from the Kentler Flatfiles through July 30, 2017
ARTISTS : Grace DeGennaro, Elizabeth Duffy, Alexander Gorlizki, Marietta Hoferer, Viviane Rombaldi Seppey, Taney Roniger, Donna Ruff, Sepideh Salehi

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