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August 2014: Juror’s Choice

Juror’s Choice On View: August 7-31, 2014 Reception: Thursday, August 7, 2014, 6-8pm“ In its ongoing efforts to offer new and varied opportunities for artists, UFORGE Gallery is hosting it’s first-ever juried exhibition in its space known for open group shows, inviting renowned painter, sculptor, and professor Enrico Pinardi to select works for the show. […]

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May 2014: Brenda Atwood Pinardi: A Retrospective

Brenda Atwood Pinardi: Card Game on the Beach, 1983. When I first stepped into the house in Hyde Park where Brenda Atwood Pinardi had lived the majority of her life, I was overwhelmed. Every glance revealed new impressions, of her as an artist, of her life with her husband (fellow artist and teacher Enrico Pinardi), […]

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Beyond “Woven”: Textile Art

NOTE: This article is cross-posted at alexkittle.com, where I write about art and movies and stuff! Nan Green: Log Cabin Quilt (detail), 1926. via Modern Quilt Guild Textiles themselves have been an integral part of human life since the earliest civilizations, but their development as a fine art is a bit more recent. Encompassing all […]

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Assignment Inspiration: “In Motion”

UFG’s next group show is titled “In Motion,” with an open call for artwork that somehow responds to or directly depicts movement. Artists working in different media have been inspired by movement in various ways, reflecting dance, gesture, transportation, demolition, athletics, and other kinetic forms. If you’d like to participate, but are stuck for ideas […]

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Exhibitions: Woven

On Thursday, UFG premiered two brand new exhibits for the month of February. The group show, titled “Woven,” challenged artists to consider different connections in their lives and work, whether through a literal process of weaving or through an exploration of natural and man-made systems. The result is an exhibit filled with embroidery, collage, drawing, […]

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