FEBRUARY PRESS RELEASE:
Gallery Walk of February 3, 2015 COMBINED

February 6th

5-8pm

Happy New Year from your friends at Gallery Walk! Join us thisFriday, February 6th as Gallery Walk kicks off the beginning celebration of the Arts in the Bloomington Entertainment and Arts District! 2014 was a record year and we’re excited to see what’s in store for 2015. This year we will be kicking off our #RedDotIt Campaign and focusing on our Discovering Downtown Through the Arts initiative. We will also be launching our new interactive Gallery Walk website where users can discover information about our monthly artists, including talks, demonstrations and receptions.

Visit the following locations to see what’s new!

-blueline creative co-op & Gallery
-By Hand Gallery
-gallery 406
-Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center
-Pictura Gallery
-The Venue Fine Art & Gifts
-Bloomington Monroe County Convention Center
-Gallery Group
-Royale Hair Parlor Gallery

Visit gallerywalkbloomington.com for show details, a map, and suggestions for parking downtown!

Scroll down to see written entries for each gallery, images are attached as a zip.

Blueline Gallery

Email Address
art@bluelinestyle.com

Show Information
Disjointed Realities: Works by IU Painting MFAs

Show Date
February 6 – February 27

Show Description
Indiana University’s graduate painting students present: Disjointed Realities

In this age of image and information saturation, the depth and value of experience is often exchanged for a one-­dimensional existence. There is a premium set on how many connections a person possesses, and on visibility, but not necessarily on substance. This imbalance begs the question of whether the connections we make between ourselves and our surrounding world are meaningful, or are just replacements for what is truly genuine. The immediacy and abundance of information causes images and attitudes to converge in unexpected ways, and leads to a reality filled with connections that are often flawed and disjointed.

The Indiana University MFA Painting candidates are interested in exploring the gaps in relationships, comprehension, and experiences that are a result of these disjointed realities. Ours is a world perceived in fragments. It can lead to mistrust or apprehension, but it can also lead to humor and fulfillment, and occasionally to sublime inspiration.

Featuring:

Greg Watson
Joseph Kameen
Corey Lamb
Tyler Wilkinson
Sul-Jee Scully
Anna Buckner
Madeline Winter
Ekatarina Vanovskaya
Caleb Knodell
Greg Burak
Jordan Kornreich
Taylor Leaman
Kaitlin Dodds
Lindsay Hall
Autumn Bussen

By Hand Gallery

Email Address
managerbyhand@gmail.com

Show Information
Rural Landscape: Power and Light

Show Date
Friday, February 6th – Saturday, March 28th

Show Description
In her newest tapestry work, Laura Foster Nicholson seeks to come to terms with the architecture of energy generation in the Midwest, and its effect on those living in the region.

Bloomington Convention Center

Bloomington/Monroe County Convention Center Art Gallery, 302 S. College Avenue. Gallery Walk exhibit featuring “Pause and Reflect”, Paper Art Quilts by local artist Mary Hambly. Exhibit is on display February 3 through March 22 in the Ralph Rogers Room. An Opening Reception will be Friday, February 13th, 5-8PM. Enjoy complimentary Valentine-themed hors d’oeuvres, desserts, wine and live music. The Convention Center will provide free parking.
Join us for a special pre-Valentine’s Day Celebration of the Arts! Learn more at www.bloomingtonconvention.com.

Gallery 406

Artist: Terry Wieckert, Photographer

Show: Formations In Time

Dates: February 6 – March 27, 2015

Hours: Mon-Fri 9-6, First Fridays 9-8, Sat by appt.

Contact: Kendall Reeves

Phone: 812-333-0536

Email: kendall@spectrumstudioinc.com

Gallery Group

Artist is Susan Shorter

Show is “of Myth and Man”

Duration is February 6 to March 26

John La Bella

(NMLS #209960)

Branch Manager
Gallery Mortgage, a subsidiary of Sagamore Home Mortgage(NMLS #2062)

121 E. 6th Street
Bloomington, IN 47408

812.334.9700 Office

812.334.9760 Fax
866.666.7118 Toll-Free

Ivy Tech John Waldron Art Center

122 S Walnut St

Bloomington, IN 47404

812-330-4400

http://www.ivytech.edu/waldron

Erik Probst: Recent Paintings

Brett Volpp: Moonshine

Laura Levine: Contemporary Mythology

Ingrid Faber: Reflections, Cerebration and Meditation

Shows run January 30 – February 21

Mon-Fri 9-7. Sat 9-5. Open later during theatre performances.

Pictura Gallery

Email Address
info@picturagallery.com

Show Information
Pictura Gallery presents David Magnusson “Purity” + Sophie Kirchner “Male Sport”

Show Date
February 6 – March 28

Show Description
Pictura Gallery presents “Purity” by Swedish photographer David Magnusson. Portraits of fathers and daughters at American Purity Balls. Also on display – Sophie Kirshner’s project “Male Sport” – portraits of strong female athletes.

Royale Hair Salon

LANDSCAPE WATERCOLOR ARTIST KATHLEEN TRUELOVE BARTON

Kathy believes in “the spirit of place.” This spirit inhabits many of the pictures she has painted outdoors,

or created indoors from photographs taken on location. Kathy enjoys painting and photographing

landscapes. Sometimes the photographs are works of art themselves, and sometimes they are

reference points for details to finish a “plein air” work.

LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHER, CRAIG D. BARTON

Craig produces images that take you to the place in the photograph. The impact is real but subtle

suggestions in the work allow you to interact with the image many times in an evening, or for years.

Pictures too can become “good friends” that stay with you over time.

The Venue Fine Art & Gifts
114 S. Grant
812-339-4200
Venue.Colman@gmail.com

“Marco Solo”, Paintings by Marco Zehrung at The Venue

For Gallery Walk on Friday, February 6th, beginning at5:00pm., The Venue Fine Art & Gifts will host an Opening Exhibition of exciting and dynamic abstract acrylic paintings by Marco Zehrung, a Venue All Star. Marco’s unusual, bold, and painterly abstracts evoke powerful emotional sensations from the viewer. Although dynamic, they actually have a calming effect. All are unique, original, and a great value. Marco will be in attendance, and The Venue will provide gourmet soup and other special refreshments for the occasion.

Our complete collection of Fine Art and Gifts will also be on display for viewing and purchase. You can visit the following link for free parking options near The Venue:http://bloomington.in.gov/parksmart.

This Exhibit will run at The Venue until February 19th.

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