Category: art window

Join us on Friday, March 2, 6-9pm for the opening of ‘Ordinary Glory’: works by Jimmy Miracle

Join us this Friday, March 2nd between 6-9pm for an opening reception for our latest exhibition, Ordinary Glory.

Ordinary Glory – a solo exhibition by artist, Jimmy Miracle
Opening Reception: Friday, March 2nd  6-9pm
Artist Talk: Thursday, April 5 @ 7pm
Hours: Thursday & Friday 2-7pm, Saturday 1-6pm, Sunday noon-5pm

(left to right: from the Rockaways series, Ascension, 2010, c print, 22 x 30 in., ed. of 3; Hiding Place, 2010, cabinet and filament, 24 x 12 x 12 in.)

For the month of March, we’ll be featuring a selection of works along with a site-specific installation by artist, Jimmy Miracle. Miracle is a recent transplant from New York who works with every-day objects and materials to create meditative works and installations.

On view will be a selection of documentary photographs from a series of installations the artist produced during a self-imposed residncy, creating in-situ installations using only found items along the Rockaways waterfont in Queens, New York. In addition to these documentations, the artist will present a series of intimate sculptures and a new installation for our window box which will be visible from the street 24-7 throughout the exhibition.
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Opening Friday, July 29th!

Greetings From Paradise
July 29 – August 27, 2011
Opening reception: Friday, July 29, 6-9pm
Window Unveiling Ceremony at 6:30pm


Pleasant Plains Workshop is pleased to present an exhibition by Annie Albagli, Greetings From Paradise.
Annie Albagli is currently the Teaching Artist in Residence at Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center, where she has been working on a series of multi-layered, unique screen prints combining images from nature and symbols, and employing a multitude of techniques and materials.

With Greetings From Paradise, Albagli explores ideas of personal ‘paradise’ with a site-specific window installation and an array of large and small-scale screen prints. Viewers will also be invited to contribute to the series by participating in interviews on what ‘paradise’ is to them. For more information on the artist visit: www.anniealbagli.com

Read a recent interview of Annie on the Screenprint Society blog:
http://pyramidscreenprint.blogspot.com/2011/07/greetings-from-annie-albagli.html

Upcoming Exhibition: Amber Robles-Gordon ‘WIRED’

JUNE EXHIBITION:
Amber Robles-Gordon, WIRED
curated by Kristina Bilonick
June 18 – July 16, 2011 EXTENDED TO JULY 23rd!
Opening Reception: Sat. June 18, 6-9pm
Artist Talk: Fri. July 15, 6:30pm
Gallery Hours: Thursdays & Fridays 2-7pm, Saturdays, 1-6pm

Pleasant Plains Workshop is pleased to present a solo project, Wired, by artist, Amber Robles-Gordon. Robles-Gordon recently received her MFA from Howard University and works in mixed media, textile, photography, and painting.

For this exhibition, Robles-Gordon has transformed found objects with ribbons, gimp, fabric, wire and other materials to create exciting wall works that explore patterns, color and material. The works also speak to her cultural identity which is influenced by Caribbean, Latin-American, and African-American cultures.

Please join us for the opening on June 18th, from 6-9 PM. For more informatiion on the artist visit: www.amberroblesgordon.com

click here to read the curator’s statement>>

Opening April 2nd…

A New Window Installation by: Elizabeth Greaber
On view: April 2 – April 30, 2011
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 2, 3-6pm

Artist, Elizabeth Greaber, will be creating a new window installation for the month of April. Elizabeth is an artist and illustrator who graduated from Maryland Institute College of Art in 2007. You can find her works in area shops and galleries such as Art Spring in Silver Spring, Atomic Books in Baltimore, and Ginger Roots on U street. For more information on Elizabeth’s art, check out her web site.

Join us for a window unveiling celebration and trunk show on Saturday, April 2nd from 3-6pm. There will be refreshments, and Elizabeth will be selling her original artworks, note cards and books inside the gallery.