Thursday, July 31, 2008
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at Big Car Gallery:
How We Remember: Images Found and Made
Solo exhibition by Judith G. Levy
Creative Renewal Fellowship Exhibit
6 p.m. to midnight, Aug. 1.
THE VISUAL FRINGE FESTIVAL:
VisualFringe opens Aug. 1 on Mass Ave.
The VisualFringe once again brings its eclectic mix of local art to Mass Ave. throughout August as part of the Indianapolis Fringe Theatre Festival. The show opens Aug. 1 as part of IDADA's First Friday Gallery tour.
Curated by the Big Car Arts Collective, Visual Fringe features 50 artists in a dozen spaces -- including exhibitions by the Herron School of Art and Primary Colours. The Visual Fringe, now in its fourth year, is open through Aug. 31. Work will be on display during the Indianapolis Theatre Fringe Festival, opening Aug. 22 and lasting 10 days.
This year, VisualFringe has partnered with the Arts Council of Indianapolis and the Cultural Development Commission to support the Be Indypendent movement. Be Indypendent encourages people to support local art. At VisualFringe, patrons can vote on their favorite artwork for one of six new Be Indypendent stickers to be used throughout the campaign. The first five stickers debuted on July 4, and the sixth will be announced at the conclusion of VisualFringe.
Dean Johnson Gallery, home of the Best of Fringe show, will display the five 2008 sticker artists at its location at 646 Mass Ave. And VisualFringe visitors can vote for the sixth there. Voting forms will be available at all galleries, with voting taking place on Aug. 1 and Aug. 2.
VisualFringe galleries include: Art Bank, Circle City Baskets Co., Earth House at Lockerbie Central United Methodist Church, Franklin Barry Gallery and Frame Shop, G. C. Lucas Gallery, Graffiti Art Pit at Fringe Central (Historic Fire Station), Henry's Coffee Bistro, IMC Gallery, Kuaba Gallery, Mass Avenue Wine Shoppe, Herron School of Art (in a donated space at 911 Mass Ave.) and McFee Gallery of Modern Art.
for more information visit, www.indyfringe.org. and BeIndypendent.org.
at Harrison Center for the Arts:
“Book It”. Artist Reception Fri., Aug. 1 from 6–9. Presentation by book arts dealers, Bill and Vicki Stewart of VAMP & TRAMP BOOKSELLERS, LLC. and IU Bloomington professor, Tony White, speaking on themes from the IUPUI University Library book arts collection. In the gym see “Bookish,” an interactive installation that cross-pollinates fine arts with the scrapbooking craft. Music by Wolfy. Thru Aug. 30.
at ALCHEMY art + aesthetics:
“Oslo-Bound”—recent works by painters Christine J. Jang & Emil A. Reiling. Work on display August 1 thru 30 . Opening reception August 1
from 7–Midnight. Hours: Tu, Th, Fri 11–8, Wed 10–6, Sat 10–4.
[image, "Glow", Tamar Kander, mixed media on canvas, 60"x48", 2008]
at Ruschman Art Gallery:
"Summer Group Show"
Gallery Artists - Session Three
paintings, sculpture and mixed media
August 1 - August 23
Reception for the Artists
Friday August 1, 2008
at The StutzArtSpace Gallery:
presents the work of resident artists this Friday evening from 5-9pm in a new "Summertime Blues" themed show and cookout.
at the Wheeler Arts Center:
Join us this Friday, August 1st for "Everyone is Everyone:" a collection of work
made from recycled materials and found objects by artists from Noble of Indiana.
Reception includes recent work by Wheeler Arts residents and live music in the
"Gone Country," a new country jukebox musical starring Jason Newkirk opens the
same night at 8pm in the Wheeler Arts Theatre. Stop by for the art and stay for
the show!"Gone Country" performances run August 1-3 and August 8-10, Fri and Sat
8pm, Sun 2pm.