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SEWING CIRCLE JULY 29
I printed my Woman Woman Selfie onto heavy fabric for a 10'x8' tapestry.
Im on deadline for a show and need help sewing bottle caps, buttons and beads onto the fabric for the hair.
Come for 30mins or come for the duration. Bring a friend or just yourself.
l have some snacks and beverages on hand... :-)
ART SUPPLY SWAP SEPTEMBER 15
Do you have left over art materials you would like to swap for something else?
If you have been meaning to clean your studio, to make room for new projects this event is for you.
Bring a bag of fabric, paper, magazines, old picture books, leather, canvas, frames, yarn, craft supplies, notions, toys, found materials and anything else you can think of.
Give something and get something in return.
Be prepared to mingle, hashtag #supplyswap and share.
WELCOME TO GARDEN LEVEL
Step down to the Garden Level, an artist run art gallery, studio space and garden.
Open by appointment and for special events.
Garden Level is an artist run gallery and studio space fostering the creative and professional growth of visual artists. Garden Level values, promotes and supports the visual arts by providing programs and events for the benefit of its studio members and the arts community.
Garden Level is a collaborative creative work environment that calls forth the best in every studio member.
Garden Level hosts art mixers to promote meaningful connections and fellowship among the artist community.
Our Studio Members
Mixed Media & Installation Artist
Theda’s first creative endeavors were in the music business as a digital marketing executive. After years of leading some of the world's' top musicians into the innovative space of digital branding work, Theda began to explore her personal creativity in a measured fashion.First, by transforming found and meticulously collected materials into mixed media into artwork. She then added the element of photography to her process creating multilayer and multisensory experiences. Finally, Theda began to expand fully into the digital space; digitally manipulating her works and guiding the viewer deep into the spaces of her psyche.
Fragmented identity juxtaposed with the existence of infinite possibilities is a recurring theme in her work. Her work ‘Selfie-Joy’ was licensed to BET’s hit show, ‘Being Mary Jane’. Theda has shown extensively in New Jersey, New York, Miami, Los Angeles and Lake Cuomo. Her work appears in such permanent collections as Apple and Universal Music Group.
Painting, Photography, Video
Deborah Jack, (1970, Netherlands/ St. Martin) is an visual artist whose work is based in video/sound installation, photography, painting and text. Her current work deals with the nature of memorials, landscape and the environment. As a multi-media artist she engages a variety of visual and aural strategies for mining sites of cultural memory/present. The resonance of traumatic historical events in nature is at the core of her work. She is intrigued by concept of re-memory, memory as a trigger and as a means for exploring the dismembering of the histories, cultures, traditions, families, and personal memories. Her work seeks to articulate an historical and cultural injury. She is interested in seducing the eye with scenic aspects of landscape and the potential for the betrayal that can come from closer examination of these seemingly “innocent” and “untouched” places/bodies.
Her work has been exhibited in solo and group shows in the Caribbean, the United States, and Europe. Group exhibitions include Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago, at the Museum of Latin American Art in Los Angeles which will tour five other museums in the US. Her most recent shows Revival: Contemporary Pattern and Decoration, El Museo del Barrio, in New York City. Her work has been exhibited at the 2014 SITE Santa Fe Biennial, Brooklyn Museum, and the Jersey City Museum.
Deborah has published two poetry collections, The Rainy Season (1997) and skin (2006). Deborah Jack is an Associate Professor of Art at New Jersey City University.
Link to: www.deborahjack.com
Sat: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Sun: 11:00am - 4:00pm
I am happy to be alive, as long as I can paint.
315 3rd St, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA