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August 15, 2022

McKay Otto Exhibit Presented by Atelier Newport featured in the Newport Buzz

ART BUZZ: ATELIER NEWPORT PRESENTS “PERPETUAL LIGHT” EXHIBIT & ARTISTS’ RECEPTION CHRISTIAN WINTHROP | AUGUST 15, 2022 Atelier Newport presents “Perpetual Light” exhibit August 27 – October 5, 2022 with gallery artists McKay Otto and Richard Nocera. In addition, there will be a reception to meet the artists on Saturday, August 27th from 2:00 – 4:00 (artists’ talk … Continued

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August 14, 2022

Scholar Talk on Anne Lindberg’s Museum Exhibition featured in River Cities’ Reader

Scholar Talk: Dr. David Cunning, August 25 By Reader Staff | August 14, 2022   Thursday, August 25, 6:30 p.m. Figge Art Museum 225 West Second Street, Davenport IA Held in conjunction with the venue’s current exhibition Anne Lindberg: think like the river with poet Ginny Threefoot, Davenport’s Figge Art Museum with host a special Scholar Talk … Continued

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August 11, 2022

McKay Otto featured in Glasstire’s Top Five Art Events in Texas

Top Five: August 11, 2022 by Glasstire | August 11, 2022 Glasstire counts down the top five art events in Texas. 3. MCKAY OTTO: VANISHING VIBRATIONS Nancy Littlejohn Fine Art (Houston) July 21 – August 20, 2022 The artist on his work, via Nancy Littlejohn Fine Art: “My work sets the stage for asking, do we … Continued

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August 11, 2022

McKay Otto featured in Visual Art Source

McKay Otto, “Vanishing Vibrations” Nancy Littlejohn Fine Art, Houston, Texas Review by Donna Tennant Continuing through August 20, 2022 For “Vanishing Vibrations” McKay Otto compliments his ethereal gridded paintings with a grouping of black assemblage sculptures taking the form of mysterious, self-illuminating light boxes. All but one is wall-mounted and their titles contain the word … Continued

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July 28, 2022

Nancy Littlejohn Fine Art Featured in the Aspen Times

How Art and Aspen ‘Intersect’ Returning art fair opens July 31 The ‘Kick Off, Kick Ass Tour’ will be led by Marc Dennis and Paul Laster and co-presented by Aspen Art Museum’s AJAX Members as part of Intersect Aspen. The Intersect Aspen art fair returns to the Roaring Fork Valley this Sunday, July 31 through … Continued

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July 27, 2022

Aspen Top 5 Highlight: Ryan McGinness Opening

Ryan McGinness’ ‘kraftworks’ opening reception 6-8 p.m. July 29 Running through Sept. 5 at Baldwin Gallery, ‘kraftworks’ features new acrylic and metal leaf paintings on kraft paper. baldwingallery.com

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July 26, 2022

Anne Lindberg Museum Exhibition Featured in River Cities’ Reader

Though traditionally defined as works on paper, in recent decades drawing has become a field that uses a broad spectrum of formats. Lindberg’s work embraces this freedom.

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July 21, 2022

McKay Otto and Larry Bell Exhibition featured in CultureMap’s Top 15 things to do in Houston this weekend

Here are the top 15 things to do in Houston this weekend

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July 14, 2022

Alexis Rockman to speak at Five Points Arts

TORRINGTON — Five Points Arts announces the return of its artworld lecture series with a talk at 7 p.m. July 30 with painter Alexis Rockman “A History of Ice” in the Wilson Sheehan Auditorium at the Five Points Arts Center, 855 University Drive, Torrington. The event is free and open to the public.

Rockman is an “eco-warrior” who began making art in the service of environmental awareness. His work has been exhibited around the world and showcased at prestigious exhibition spaces, galleries, and Museums including the Venice Biennale, The Carnegie Museum of Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum, and Serpentine Gallery.

Rockman also notably worked on the film, “The Life of Pi” with Ang Lee. Rockman’s art served as the backbone for much of the film’s aesthetics.

A special cocktail meet-the-artists VIP Reception is scheduled for 6 p.m., before the lecture. Tickets are $50 each and are available at www.fivepointsarts.org

Five Points Arts is a 501(C)3 nonprofit arts organization. For more information about Five Points Arts visit www.fivepointsarts.org

Five Points Arts is supported in part by the Connecticut Office of the Arts.

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July 13, 2022

NLFA Artist JooYoung Choi Featured in Texas Monthly

JooYoung Choi and the Multiverse of Gladness As her latest works vividly demonstrate, the Houston visual artist is the perfect balm for our era of polarization and bullying. Some nights, alone in her bed, Stacy Schwindt gazed at the stars outside her window and wondered if she’d ever meet her birth family. She had arrived … Continued

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June 20, 2022

Mary Flanagan Featured on Houston Chronicle’s Preview

AI meets Emily Dickinson in Mary Flanagan exhibit Molly Glentzer Words migrate across time and white space in Mary Flanagan’s “[the Mirror Book: Emily 1],” a mesmerizing “computational collaboration” with Emily Dickinson; or, rather, with poems penned by Dickinson from 1858 to 1865. Flanagan also writes poetry, but she primarily writes and programs artificial intelligence … Continued

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June 20, 2022

Margo Sawyer Receives Two Top 100 2022 CODAaward Nominations

Margo Sawyer received nominations for two of her public art projects in the 2022 CODAawards Top 100. Both projects, Synchronicity of Color for Kosovo and Synchronicity of Color for Sam Houston State University, are part of the People’s Choice award. Voting for the People’s Choice Award is open from June 20 to June 30, 2022. Winners will … Continued

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