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50/50 Call for Art Collectors

50/50 is a benefit, curated exhibition and silent auction featuring works by over 35 artists. The bids start at the ticket price and all proceeds above that are split 50/50 with participating artists. Funds go to support artists and programs at BAG that provide opportunities for artists, such as our single parent artist and recent graduate residencies, artist talks, workshops, and gallery space for guest curators.

 

Just 50 tickets are available for purchase. The reception is…

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Added by Brooklyn Art Space on October 27, 2011 at 1:50pm — No Comments

Open Critique at BAG

  Please join us at The Brooklyn Artists Gym for our monthly open critique on November 6th at 5pm. Serious artists are invited to bring art, ideas, and refreshments. We are located at 168 7th St. between 2nd and 3rd ave, in Brooklyn,…

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Added by Brooklyn Art Space on October 24, 2011 at 2:09pm — No Comments

Collaborations Call for Art

Compelling works of art have often been produced by the meeting of two creative minds, or as a result of one artist’s exposure to the work of another. Historically, schools of art were a breeding ground for new ideas, where artists could learn from their masters and grow from one another, bringing the large world in a little closer. To share images and ideas over distances was difficult, but expected as part of one’s training. It was simply a stepping stone to individual…
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Added by Brooklyn Art Space on October 24, 2011 at 2:02pm — No Comments

“BAG Artist Talk Series Presents: Allison Maletz” AT BROOKLYN ARTISTS GYM Gallery

Brooklyn Artists Gym is pleased to announce an artist talk with Allison Maletz, a watercolor painter who has participated in the Liverpool Biennial, New Contemporaries UK, Zoo Art Italy, The Royal Watercolor Society in London, and the Moscow Biennale for Young Artists at the MMoMA.

 

Allison Maletz is a contemporary mixed media artist. She received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and her MFA from the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL. Maletz began as a documentary…

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Added by Brooklyn Art Space on October 21, 2011 at 1:03pm — No Comments

“BAG Artist Talk Series Presents: Lynette Bester” AT BROOKLYN ARTISTS GYM Gallery

Brooklyn Artists Gym is pleased to announce an artist talk with South African Lynette Bester, a sculpture finalist for the Celeste Award, who is also showing at Invisible Dog Gallery in Brooklyn, November 11th-13th.  

 

Bester explores the materiality, meaning and gathering of found objects and alters them through amputation, arrangement, and binding, reinventing them as sculpture. Subjecting the object to process changes meaning, not only…

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Added by Brooklyn Art Space on October 21, 2011 at 1:02pm — No Comments

“A Romance of Many Dimensions” Curated by Brent Hallard at the Brooklyn Artists Gym

 

A Romance of Many Dimensions is comprised of nine artists/painters who share at least two things: their work expands the idea of dimensionality past the exactitude of two and three-dimensional space, and, they have had all been interviewed by Brent Hallard. You can find the interviews posted online at Visual Discrepancies. Artists: Clary Stolte, Don Voisine, Henriëtte van ‘t Hoog, José Heerkens, Kasarian Dane, Linda Francis, Mel Prest, Paul Pagk, Richard Schur.…

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“within________distance” BY JUST US ARTIST INITIATIVE AT BROOKLYN ARTISTS GYM

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Just Us, in collaboration with Brooklyn Artists Gym, is pleased to announce the opening of “within_______distance," the second collective group exhibition of works by the artists of the Just Us…

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Added by Brooklyn Art Space on October 17, 2011 at 12:59pm — No Comments

50/50 Fundraiser Submission Deadline Extended

The Brooklyn Artists Gym is extending the deadline for submissions for our winter 50/50 fundraiser until Wednesday October 12! We are looking for high quality pieces of artwork. Please consider this as a way to support BAG as well as a way to promote your artwork and network for future art sales. This is an opportunity for artists to gain exposure with art collectors, as well as something to add to your resume. To submit, email us at show@brooklynartistsgym.com with an image of your work and…

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Added by Brooklyn Art Space on October 10, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Fall 2011 Member Salon

Please join us for our Fall 2011 Member Salon Opening Reception, Saturday October 15th 6:00-9:00pm.  The opening is after the Gowanus Open Studios.

Added by Brooklyn Art Space on October 10, 2011 at 1:54pm — No Comments

Internship at Brooklyn Artists Gym

Internships

Interns are critical to the smooth operation of the BROOKLYN ARTISTS GYM. Thus, they are selected carefully for their ability to responsibly carry out tasks and assignments.

BAG is looking for someone who can stay for 3-5 months, and spend their time (typically 10-15 hours per week, days starting at 11:00 am) split between general management tasks and a specific, independently-driven project unique to each intern and his/her skills. 

In particular, for…

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Added by Brooklyn Art Space on October 4, 2011 at 1:05pm — No Comments

Call for Curators

Brooklyn Artists Gym is introducing a new program geared towards emerging curators in New York City. Applications for curatorial projects and exhibitions to take place in 2012 are now being accepted. This unique opportunity is available for those organizing solo and group shows. All are invited to apply.

 

Two accepted applicants will be granted free access to the BAG gallery, an 850 square foot exhibition space for a seven day period.  BAG will provide a one hour consultation,…

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Added by Brooklyn Art Space on September 23, 2011 at 3:06pm — No Comments

One Foot in Each World Opening Reception

One Foot in Each World

 

Brooklyn, NY (9/22/2011) Follow any person off the street for one day, and watch her shift - between languages, mannerisms, and states of mind.  He might cover his tattoos for work.  She may dress in drag on the weekends.  He might have joint custody.  She may lie about still going to church.  He may have moved into…

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Added by Brooklyn Art Space on September 22, 2011 at 1:53pm — No Comments

Sandy Litchfield Artist Talk

Sandy Litchfield conflates imagery of urban scenery with natural landscapes, working with cutouts and collaged compositions to supplement her paintings. Sandy has an MFA from the University of Massachusetts and is an alumnus of the Skowhegan residency program. She divides her time between NYC and Massachusetts.

www.sandylitchfield.com…

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Added by Brooklyn Art Space on August 30, 2011 at 1:46pm — No Comments

BAG Hosts "GaleriaZero: Meeting in Brooklyn"

Info as well at http://ny.galeriazero.info * As many artists are on holiday and others preparing their works, the

info about the works is not yet available. Hope to send this all soon.

A press release

"Meeting in Brooklyn"

With this exhibition we propose a meeting of artists from different origin and a meeting specially with the public of New York. We have made a selection out of many…

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Added by Brooklyn Art Space on August 30, 2011 at 12:56pm — No Comments

BAG Hosts "SUGAR"

SUGAR brings together various artists dealing with both the literal and figurative implications of the idea of sweetness: its potential for pure goodness, a saccharine cloying, or insidious evil.  Each work in SUGAR manifests a variously shifting dialectic between the sweet and the rotten. …

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Added by Brooklyn Art Space on August 29, 2011 at 12:36pm — No Comments

50/50 Fundraiser Call for Art

CALL FOR ART: 50/50 (DEADLINE October 10th, 5pm)

 

Proceeds of any given piece exceeding the 100 dollars will be split 50/50 between the artist and B.A.G. to be used in the upgrading of our facilities, hosting community programs and lectures, and offering discounted studio space to artists in our residency programs.

 

If you are interested in donating your artwork, please email up to three images of your artwork to:…

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Added by Brooklyn Art Space on August 25, 2011 at 3:20pm — No Comments

"Introductions" Call for Art

“Introductions” Call for Art

Brooklyn, NY, [8/18] – You’ve just graduated from art school.  You have your degree.  Now you want to get your work shown in a gallery.  Here is your chance.

 

BAG is looking for art school grads and giving them a chance to show their work in our gallery space, along with our recent graduate residents.  Applications are now being accepted until November 14th.  The show will be up December 17th, 2011 through January 3rd 2012, as a way…

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Added by Brooklyn Art Space on August 19, 2011 at 1:34pm — No Comments

"Scapes" Opening Reception

Opening Reception of "Scapes" Saturday August 27th, 6:00-9:00pm. The show will be up until September 6th 



Brooklyn Artists Gym is proud to present Scapes, a new multi-media exhibition exploring innovative interpretations of the classic landscape genre.



From the wheat fields of Van Gogh to the dream-like plains of Dali, one of the most enduring genres in art is the "scape." Land-, city-, sea-, and dream-scapes; be it urban or rural, real or imagined.



Please join BAG…

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Added by Brooklyn Art Space on August 19, 2011 at 11:28am — No Comments

Last chance to apply for "One Foot in Each World"

Brooklyn Artists Gym is accepting artwork for our show "One Foot in Each World". Submission deadline is September 1st. 

Follow any person off the street for one day, and watch her shift - between languages, mannerisms, states of mind. He might cover his tattoos for work. She may dress in drag on the weekends. He might have joint custody. She may lie about still going to church. He may have moved into a neighborhood where he is a constant outsider in a tight-knit community. Whether it's…

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Added by Brooklyn Art Space on August 18, 2011 at 12:21pm — No Comments

Single Parent Residency

BROOKLYN ARTISTS GYM OFFERS STUDIO SPACE TO SINGLE-PARENT ARTISTS

 

Brooklyn, NY, August 2, 2011 – Some lucky single parent-artists are getting free or subsidized studio space from Brooklyn Artists Gym.  BAG is announcing the deadline of November 1st for applications for its ongoing program to help single parents further their art careers.…



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Added by Brooklyn Art Space on August 4, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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