FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Fountain House Gallery Presents “Absence Of”
Group Exhibition of Works in Black & White
Curated by Kristin Sancken
On view: September 10 – October 21, 2015
Opening Reception: September 10, 6-8 p.m.
NEW YORK CITY – Fountain House Gallery (formerly Fountain Gallery), located at 702 Ninth Avenue and representing artists living with mental illness, announces the upcoming exhibition “Absence Of.” This group show of works in black and white will open with a Reception on September 10, 2015, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and will remain on view through October 21, 2015. “Absence Of” is curated by Kristin Sancken, a Brooklyn-based writer, curator and longtime supporter of the Outsider Art community.
￼“Absence Of” spotlights nearly 50 works. Among the mediums represented are pen and ink, acrylic, oil, mixed media, collage, and digital photography.
The show’s featured artists are: Leonard Aschenbrand, Lyn Barlotta, Azure Bourne, Martin Cohen, Jonathan Glass, Ariella Kadosh, Julio Mendoza, Keith Pavia, George Penon, Annette Phuvan, Jasmine Soto, Maura Terese, and Alyson Vega.
This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and by generous support from the Jarvis & Constance Doctorow Family Foundation, the Renate, Hans and Maria Hofmann Trust, and the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation.
About Fountain House Gallery (formerly Fountain Gallery)
Fountain House Gallery is the premier venue in New York City representing artists living and working with mental illness. Founded by Fountain House in 2000 as a not-for-profit exhibition space for its member-artists, the Gallery sells original artworks and collaborates with a wide network of artists, curators and cultural institutions. Embracing artists who are emerging or established, trained or self- taught, Fountain House Gallery cultivates artistic growth and makes a vital contribution to the New York arts community.
Fountain House Gallery
702 Ninth Avenue at 48th Street NYC 10019
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 11-7; Sun. 1-5.
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