"... I like to tell stories with my work. I wanted to create a visual narrative of the place that is the land where my father was born and raised. To do this, I felt it was important to photograph both the environment and the people that inhabit that place."
- J. Raymond Mireles
Williamsburg Gallery, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia
"...Space and light are central to my work. I use them to create the forms of my husband’s body, and to capture the presence and essence of the Navy Yard’s industrial leviathans."
- Helen Selsden, Brooklyn painter
St. Louis' Laumeier Sculpture Park
Pictures from the opening reception of "One of These Black Boys" by Tariku Shiferaw May 19, 2017
"...I’m imitating the process of how everything around us becomes what we see in that particular moment instead of just rendering the final result of that moment caught in time..."
- Paul Catalanotto, Brooklyn based artist & gallerist
Boston's SoWa art neighborhood
"...I have been beginning my work with a feeling, idea, or an action; they trigger a string of more feelings, ideas, and actions."
- Nate Plotkin, Brooklyn painter
"...It is important for an artist to feel a little off balance and not so successful and full of themselves. This is the only way to grow..."
-Adrianne Lobel, New York painter and theatrical designer
"...There has to be a missing piece, a lack, maybe, for there to be any excitement or feeling at all. This, to me, is the essence of the idol: it’s an imitation of something that is far beyond our grasp.."
-Roman Kalinovski, Brooklyn painter and new media artist
"...There are universal experiences that we all share. I need the empirical before I feel moved enough to make something unless it’s an odd historical/myth story..."
- Karl Jones, Brooklyn-based artist
"...I’ve arrived at my personal style through a long winding path of exploration that has included photo realism..."
- Joel Adas, Brooklyn painter
Pictures from the opening reception of "Chlorophelia: Works By Seren Morey" March 17, 2017
"... There is a quiet wisdom in objects that calms a body down and allows one to be open to greater levels of conscious thought..."
- Patrick Todd, Brooklyn-based painter
In this video, Seren Morey discusses her work featured in our exhibition: "Chlorophelia"
The exhibition is on display from March 17-May 7, 2017
"...I don't think 'I haven't any choice' or 'I need to express my feelings' rather it is just something I know that I do among the many other things in a day..."
-Bill Page, Brooklyn painter
"...I always try to explore my inner dimension first, trying to represent this reality the way I see it, discover part of me that are hidden..."
- Donatella Quintavalle, Brooklyn painter and conceptual artist
"...In choosing to reference certain songs, I address the black body in the current societal space..."
- Tariku Shiferaw, Brooklyn-based painter.
"Folks often remark 'Why do you call this series Oil Paintings of Animals' when they’re obviously people?” Perhaps that is part what I’m trying to do: help folks remember we’re all animals."- KellyAnne Hanrahan, Brooklyn-based painter and graphic designer
Alejandro Avakian with his son at the opening reception of "Sin Tîtulo" at Anthony Philip Fine Art on January 6th, 2017.