September 2014: Member Collective Showcase

Member Collective ShowcaseOn View: September 4-28, 2014Opening Reception: Thursday, September, 2014, 6-8pm UFORGE Gallery is excited to announce the launch of its membership collective, introducing its new artist members with a group showcase. In the summer of 2014, UFORGE Gallery expanded its offerings with new types of exhibits, from its first solo exhibition to its […]

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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, 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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