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"CONTIGUOUS" at hob'art Gallery

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“CONTIGUOUS”


Friday, May 12 – Saturday, June 10, 2017


hob’art gallery

Monroe Art Center, Suite e208

720 Monroe Street, E208

Hoboken, NJ 07030

Gallery Hours:

Thursday & Friday 4-7pm – Saturday 1 to 5pm & by appointment (201) 319-1504

Artists’ Reception:
Saturday, May 20, 6pm — 8pm

Contact:
Katie Duffy McGeehin: kdmcgeehin@gmail.com

“Contiguous,” an exhibition of works by three studio artists, will be open to the public from May 12 to June 10, 2017, at the hob’art gallery, suite e 208, Monroe Art Center, 720 Monroe Street, Hoboken. The artists: Katie Duffy McGeehin, Donna O’Grady, and Rich Roberts will host a reception to meet the exhibitors on Saturday, May 20, 6pm — 8pm. Gallery hours are Thursday & Friday, 4-7pm and Saturday, 1 to 5pm as well as by appointment. The artists thank the Monroe Art Center and hob'art gallery for their support of this exhibition.

Defined, contiguous means ‘sharing a common border, touching,’ ‘next or together in sequence,’ this accurately describes the work of the three artists in this show. Rich Roberts uses fused glass. Katie Duffy McGeehin’s makes figures in plaster & watercolor and Donna O’Grady’s paints on tin. McGeehin’s work delves into the effect of art interacting with the environment. Her plaster figures and beautiful watercolors explore and convey human interaction. Her pieces show images that are entwined, attached and holding each other in emotional configurations. O’Grady’s works hint of nostalgia and are executed on pressed tin. Her subject matter is familiar surroundings that are touching in an old world manner. She works in the old masters’ technique of under painting/over painting. Robert’s work uses the medium of fused glass. Fused glass is the heat bonding of several pieces of glass in a kiln. His work is a very personal. It recalls his interaction with family, friends and life events. Sometimes humorous, sometimes deep his imagery never fails to trigger unexpected reactions in his viewers.

Gallery information can be obtained on the website www.hob-art.org and at director@hob-art.org. Free parking is available via 7th Street on the side of the Monroe Art Center.


All photographs are courtesy of the artists.

Katie Duffy McGeehin: "Internal," Plaster 2016

Rich Roberts: "Untitled #3," Fused Glass 2016

Donna O’Grady: "My Window to the City" Oil on Pressed Tin 2017


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