Friends & Neighbors West Philly Artist Invitational opens FRI JAN 11, 6-9pm

Friends & Neighbors West Philly Artist Invitational opens FRI JAN 11, 6-9pm

Hey folks!
It’s about that time—-the time for our annual exhibit of local artists whom our residents know and love–their friends and neighbors!

Our 2012-2013 residents Fatima Adamu, Mike Harpring, Diedra Krieger, Thomason Parnes, and Celestine Wilson Hughes, invite you to Friends and Neighbors, which has become a yearly tradition. Rather than showing our residents’ work, our residents invite artists with strong ties to the neighborhood to show their work for a 3 week-long exhibit.

 

(image: Sarah Brown “One-legged Pigeon Merit Badge” 2013)

WHEN:

Opening reception w/ refreshments and merriment on FRIDAY JANUARY 11, 6-9PM
Gallery hours Fridays January 18 and 25, 3-7pm, and by appointment (Contact 40th.air.app@gmail.com)

WHERE:
The 40th Street Artist-in-Residence Program (AIR) Gallery at 4007 Chestnut Street, first floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104

WHY?
See dynamic and diverse work (painting, ceramics, textiles, etc) from 10 emerging to veteran artists, meet talented West Philly artists and the 2012-2013 40st AIR residents!
See some awesome press from last year’s show HERE

Featured artists this year:
Mike Ball
Shawn Beeks
Russell Brodie
Sarah Brown
Betty Leacraft
Kylin Mettler
Jenna Peters-Golden
Janis B. Pinkston
Abby Sullivan
Shinara Taylor

(Image: Shawn Beeks “Bad Idea” 2006)

words via http://40streetair.blogspot.com/