Wanderlust Show Opening at Uforge Gallery

I am participating in a new exhibit at UFORGE Gallery in Jamaica Plain. Stop by tonight and check out the amazing group of artists and their work in Wanderlust! The opening reception is tonight, and the show will run through July 19th.

See press release below by Alex Kittle.

“WANDERLUST” at UFORGE Gallery

BOSTON, MA – UFORGE Gallery presents a special group exhibition for the months of June and July, titled “Wanderlust.”

In the early twentieth century world travel was a glamorous but ever­more accessible possibility, with the development of enormous cruise ships, automotives, and eventually passenger planes. Designers created numerous posters advertising new destinations, from Alpine ski slopes and Alaskan glaciers to Greek ruins and Palestinian architecture. Today, these posters have developed a following of their own, admired for their Art Deco­inspired styles, their playful typography, and their depiction of exciting faraway places. For this exhibition, UFORGE Gallery invited its members, staff, and selected artists to each create their own take on the classic travel poster, with the only requirement being that each piece measures 16×20”. Artists responded with their own individual styles and interpretations: some working in traditional paints, others experimenting with digital techniques and mixed media; some representing actual destinations, and others pulling from fictional locations or their own imaginations. Exhibited together, their works will transport viewers to all manner of wonderful places, and perhaps inspire a bit of real­life wanderlust.

Exhibiting artists: Quenby Bucklaew, Miles Donovan, Yo Ahn Han, Amy Hitchcock, Debra Jayne, Dinora Justice, Alex Kittle, Kristi Lyn, Christine Ledoux, Liliana Marquez, Anne McCaffrey, Heather M. Morris, Erica Nazzaro, Cristina Rosa Nelson, Tamara Rohrer, Steve Sangapore, On Kyeong Seong, and Shaanti Williams.

“Wanderlust” is on view from June 4th through July 19th, 2015, with a reception to be held on Thursday, June 4th from 6­8 PM.

About UFORGE Gallery

Founded in 2011, UFORGE Gallery is committed to showing both professional and emerging contemporary artists in a fun, inclusive environment. Their innovative exhibits feature a range of artwork in different media, and their membership collective offers new opportunities for artists to move ahead in their careers. The gallery also hosts the Mr. Hip Presents: Reading Series and Sip & Dip paint classes. They are located at 767 Centre St in Jamaica Plain, MA. Hours are 530­8pm, Thursday­Friday, and 12­6pm, Saturday­Sunday.

Contact Alexandra Kittle, Assistant Gallery Director
alex@uforgegallery.com
617-553-4480
http://www.uforgegallery.com

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