ONLINE ART SHOW:
Picturing Life After the Pandemic
Showing online: April 30 – May 31, 2020
$250 Gift Certificate to Right Angle Framing Hoboken
Basic Image Capture ($50.00 value) at Wholesale Artist Giclée
$25 Gift Certificate to the Hoboken Historical Museum, Hoboken
Handcrafted Soap Gift Pack from Salvation Wellness, Jersey City
$10 Coupon for art supplies from Wholesale Artist Supply
DURING THIS TIME OF CRISIS have you noticed that art is a key element is sustaining people? As an artist, what are the transformative realities you are expressing right now?
The effects of the highly infectious COVID-19 penetrates our lives even if our own physical bodies are not infected. The coronavirus has infiltrated our society and places an overwhelming burden on our psyche and physical well-being.
Isolation, loneliness, despair, boredom, stress, anxiety, alienation, and uncertainty, are some feelings we are experiencing while many are also witnessing the best of humanity as we cheer on hospital workers and scientists and support teachers and grocery workers with words of encouragement. People are finding comfort in music, art, and other creative expressions with new appreciation.
This global pandemic forces us to re-evaluate how we go about our daily lives and challenges us to explore who we want to be as a society on the other side of the crisis. According to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, “This is going to be transformative and formative for society.”…. It will most likely forever change how humanity moves forward. What does that look like to you? How is your outlook changing?
We are asking the artists to donate 50% of sales as a result of the exhibit to go to the Hoboken Relief Fund.
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
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ABOUT THE PANEL OF LOCAL ART LEADERS
Al Barsky is founder and curator of Barsky Gallery at 49 Harrison Street in Hoboken, New Jersey. Barsky Gallery is a leading destination for acquiring contemporary art, giving art collectors unrivaled access to eclectic collections by local and international artists. Find out more at: www.barskygallery.com.
Aaron Boucher is the co-founder of Field Colony at 1001 Bloomfield Street in Hoboken, New Jersey. Field Colony provides studio space, artist residencies, and classes within an art gallery to serve as the center for the arts for Hoboken’s creatives and entrepreneurs to work, learn, and inspire. Find out more at: www.fieldcolony.com.
Kristin J. DeAngelis is a curator, art dealer and art educator in Jersey City, New Jersey and consulting curator and deputy director with Art Fair 14C. Kristin has an extensive background in art and over 25 years of marketing experience with a proven track record for art sales. Learn more at: www.deangelisart.com.
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