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New Members’ Show A group exhibition of 440 Gallery’s new members curated by Karen Gibbons

440 Gallery

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February 17, 2016
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Brooklyn, NY
--  440 Gallery presents the work of six new members of the
Gallery. The exhibit is curated by veteran 440 artist, Karen Gibbons, and the
work of these six artists represent a diverse array of styles and media.
 
Jo-Ann Acey
is a print-maker whose work is very much about spontaneity
and movement yet she is in control of her materials and compositions. Her
new series entitled "Full Circle" explores the energy between line, shape and
color found in nature.

Eric Banks
works in a variety of media, using found
objects and transforming them into sculpture or richly layered
collage/paintings.
Richard Barnet is primarily a sculptor whose work has
evolved through a decades long career from figurative work to abstract
imagery informed by many sources including architectural elements—towers,
walls, arches—and plants, rocks, and waves.
Leigh Blanchard is a
photographer working primarily within an experimental conceptual or
abstract vein.
Joy Makon is a water-colorist working in a representational
style. Her imagery includes landscapes and cityscapes--from Brooklyn and
travels abroad. Her controlled mastery of the medium is balanced by lush
color and complex composition.
Amy Weil is an encaustic painter whose
works are lyrical, abstract expressions often incorporating grids and
metaphorical references to relationships and landscape. 
 
The opening reception is Thursday February 18 from 6 – 9 and there will be
an artists’ talk on Sunday February 28 at 4:40.
 
The 440 Gallery is in Park Slope, convenient to the F, M, and R subways. 

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