Ground Floor Gallery’s Studio Artist, Dez will soon install her solo exhibition: Rotting Piñata
Opens August 1st and runs thru the 29th
Artist’s reception from 6-10pm
Photo of Uncut Cake, 2015, store bought cake, candles, table cloth, day 155
Death by Birthday: A festive way to show the grim side
Desire’ Hough’s solo installation, Rotting Piñata, is a birthday party that was eagerly planned but never occurred for unspoken reasons, leaving the viewer with underlying notions of death. The piñata was never hit yet is falling apart, cake never cut but not at all appetizing, balloons at your feet deflating, and gifts left unopened. All combine to create a subtly haunting scene.
Submit your work to Ground Floor Gallery + Studios’ 4th Annual Juried Show! More information is available on the submissions page.
Mountain Thunder, Mounted. 2015, watercolor, acrylic, felt, embroidery on muslin, 30×25.5 inches
Come out for our artist’s reception this Saturday 7-10pm
David Willburn‘s art practice combines a history of drawing and craft (fibers) with a love of domestic history and ritual. Taking Things Apart re-presents objects from his own home in a series of highly abstracted mixed media works on fabric. These hybrid media works–involving craft, painting, and drawing–are evidence of Willburn’s interest in employing craft media as a way of examining everyday things while reconsidering social, gender, and cultural convention.
by Morgan Higby-Flowers runs June 6th-30th. Artist’s reception Saturday, June 6th from 7-10pm
Real time vs. rendering, limitations vs. rules, SYSTEM POLITICS plays out Saturday, June 6th from 7-10pm, live performance at 9:30pm.
Morgan’s outdoor, no-input audio/visual performance will be a cyber-psychedelic exploration using analog signal as material, with special guest performance by Patrick DeGuira.
This Saturday, April 4th 6-9pm
942 4th Avenue South
Come see the rest of this amazing sculpture by Jeremy Entwistle and beautiful painting by Barbara Schreiber and see for yourself how contrasting styles can push and pull their subject matter but ultimately play well together!
Read Evelyn Walker’s curatorial statement to see how she brilliantly found the common ground between these two juxtaposing artists and see the website she created as a digital catalog of the show.
Then walk to all the other galleries that participate in A&M@WeHo.
Ground Floor Gallery + Studios is pleased to announce that among 20 talented and local artists is our very own Shana Kohnstamm. The Periscope Artist Entrepreneur Program is a 6-week program run by the Nashville Arts & Business Council to provide tools, information and on-going mentorships.
In addition, Shana is currently curating a soft sculpture exhibition that will coincide with Tennessee Craft Week and help GfG kick off Nashville’s Artober events in October. She also has a solo show as part of the Arts in the Airport program in December.