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Current Exhibition, ‘Don’t Be A Stranger’ by Christy Mitchell & 100th Show at Space!

‘Don’t Be A Stranger’

Annual Solo Exhibition by Gallery Director, Christy Mitchell

It’s The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery’s 100th Month of Continuous Shows!

Exhibition Duration: November 3 – 25, 2017

‘Don’t Be A Stranger’ photography series by Christy Mitchell taken by Luke Awtry

Each November, The Space Gallery Director, Christy Mitchell, recounts her past year with a conceptual solo exhibition in the form of an autobiographical installation using various media. The work is presented in such a way that the viewer may also see themselves in the story line, identifying with broader concepts of social interaction, relationships, and human or cultural experiences.

Manipulated Vintage Rotary Phones by Christy Mitchell

Following 2016’s ‘IRL’, a story about finding love in the digital age, ‘Don’t Be A Stranger’ is a telling of just how arduous dating ‘in real life’ can be. Modern terms such as ‘ghosting’ reference the tired game of waiting by the phone for someone who may never call. Mitchell uses vintage rotary phones, collage, photography, and set design in a palette which compliment a mid-century era noir film aesthetic, a thriller in fact, asking who done it?

‘Don’t Be A Stranger’ photography series by Christy Mitchell taken by Luke Awtry

There is an ever present power flow within the context of the ritual of dating. The one with the power to shoot someone down, the one who takes that power back by denying the dominance of the other….who is holding the gun? …or sent that last message?

The Space Gallery Main Entrance to ‘Don’t Be A Stranger’ by Christy Mitchell

Visit All Month Long During Open Hours: Thursday – Saturday from 12-5pm

Main Exhibition Area at Space Gallery, ‘Don’t Be A Stranger’ Installation by Christy Mitchell

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June 2017 Exhibition – Peter Richards

Solo Exhibitions for First Friday Art Walk!

Opening Reception: Friday, June 2 from 5 – 9pm
Exhibition Duration: June 2 – July 1, 2017

The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery:
‘A Hair in the Stars and Grass’
by Peter Richards

Peter Richards – ‘If I Remember Those Seas Out of Kenai’

The Backspace Gallery:
‘Character Witness’
by Alex Costantino

Alex Costantino – ‘Resilience’

A pair of prolific studio members of The Backspace Gallery, Peter Richards and Alex Costantino, launch exciting solo exhibitions to kick off this June’s First Friday Art Walk!
With the loss of our auxiliary gallery, The Backspace, in June, this will be our last First Friday Art Reception in there…so don’t miss it!
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‘A Hair in the Stars and Grass’
Peter Richards
June 2 – July 1, 2017

In this new work I want each piece to tell a story, but with only the aura of a story and perhaps its setting doing the telling. I enjoy reading stories and so I’m interested in the ways stories evoke, transport, and enlist the reader into adventures built more out of atmosphere, tone, and voice, than what is ostensibly narrative. While events in life are important, I find it curious, and perhaps it stands as a rule—a great novel is great always despite it’s story. So I look in this new work to explore the question— outside of figure, what are some of the utilities a painting enjoys for creating realities that are at once habitable, intimate, and convincing, I’m also curious about the activity that exists somewhere in the overlap between viewing a painting and reading a text. I like to populate my paintings (suggestively) with what might be perceived as purely imaginary letters, and from alphabets and languages that are equally imagined. Imagined, but are they real? and if so, what are the semiotic, aesthetic, and spatial consequences when such lettering presents itself as not only imaginary, but also biological in form, and sentient in disposition? For me the question occurs simultaneous with the painting becoming embryonic in its outcome, and perhaps even still astral yet in the stage and mode it presents itself to the viewer. And as much as I want my painting to each one tell the particular story of how it came into being, it’s also true I wish for the viewer’s attention to absorb into the painting as one of its happily imagined, and living constituents.

Peter Richards – ‘The Slips’

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‘Character Witness’
Alex Costantino
May 27 – June 3, 2017

Although these are images riddled and defined by abstraction, still they are images of human beings experiencing change, life, transformation. They are meant at once to be paintings- objects concerned with their own materiality and the manner of their creation- as well as communions of artist and subject. What makes them portraits is, as much as anything, that they are not the human beings they represent.

Every portrait is a fiction, just as every painting is simultaneously an engagement with a subject and, in itself, an inert object. Whether full scale nudes or merely a pair of hands, these paintings are meant to capture some measure of an individual- some measure of the subjects’ emotional residue, of their physical presence, of their life lived apart from being a subject. And because these paintings depict people through varied ages and stages of life, these pictures communicate that transition. Each one is being, and becoming.

Alex Costantino – ‘Domenica’

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Gallery Hours: Thursday, Friday, Saturday from 12 – 5pm

The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery
266 Pine Street, Suite 105, Burlington, VT
See you soon, enjoy!

Art Hop Registration at The Space Gallery is Now Live!

Show During The South End Art Hop 2017 @ Space!

The South End Art Hop hosts the largest attendance of art lovers to the gallery during the year, with over 3,000 guests walking through The Soda Plant and Space Gallery doors in one weekend! We invite you to showcase your work and enjoy in the festivities! The 25th Art Hop weekend is September 8-10, 2017.

First Art Hop at The Space Gallery in 2009! Come celebrate our 9th Art Hop with us!

Open call to artists of all trades, register here! 

Showcase your work on The Space Gallery and The Soda Plant Walls September 8 – 30, 2017

You will receive a wall space to suit your needs with an average size of 4′ wide (or larger based on registration) x 8′ tall minimum (or larger depending on the wall!). Once you register, we will work with you to find the perfect fit for your work on the walls and pedestals available, during designated drop off timeframes between August 28 – September 5, 2017.

You will be included in the South End Art Hop Guide under The Space Gallery Site Listing for all of your friends and fans to find you easily!

South End art Hop Registration at The Space Gallery

Deadline for inclusion in the Art Hop Guide is June 28th, 2017. Information received afterwards will be listed on the Space Gallery website only.

Enjoy the freedom of walking around the event while we hold down the fort, speak with visitors, along with handling all sales and promotion!

First Art Hop in The Backspace in 2010! Installation by Wylie Sofia Garcia

South End Art Hop Registration at The Space Gallery
Art Hop takes place during the following dates/times;

September 8th, Friday from 5pm – 10pm (or later! usually midnight)

September 9th, Saturday from 10 am – 10pm

September 10th, Sunday from 11am – 4pm

Exhibition duration from September 8 – 30, 2017

Main exhibition areas will be open for public viewing Thursday – Saturday from 12-5pm through September 30, 2017.

But Wait! There’s more; The Space Gallery Membership Program is in full swing, you may become an artist member of the gallery for a discount when you register for Art Hop in the entry form.

GALLERY MEMBERSHIP:
Membership includes a listing on our website (your name and web links), discounts on specific exhibition fees, first notifications on Call to Artists and opportunities, access to advice and critiques on your artwork from gallery director, Christy Mitchell, and inclusion in an annual member exhibition set for 2018!

The Space Gallery is looking forward to hosting you and your wonderful artwork! Enjoy!

 

ART HOP IS HERE! South End Art Hop 2016 at The Space Gallery

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Represent! 2016 South End Art Hop at The Space Gallery

September 9 – 11, 2016         Greetings hoppers! 

The Space Gallery is celebrating their 8th Art Hop in the South End Arts District! It’s that time of year again, where our studio artists and guests show off their hard work and creative enterprises. This is also that time for you, as the viewer to support the work, by exploring and learning what you like, and taking artwork home with you. Nearly 50 artists have set up displays in our galleries for your viewing pleasure, we are sooo looking forward to showing you!

What to expect; surprises!

18 working artist studios are set up for you to meet the artist, check out what they make day to day, buy what they have on hand or commission a custom work!

25 guest artists are using The Space Gallery walls to showcase a selection of their artwork!

7 artists will be within their own ‘artist market’ style booths in The Backspace Gallery with work large and small of varying mediums for you to purchase directly from them all weekend long!

Explore the building; The Soda Plant hosts a diverse range of independent creative business from Recycle Moe, Aaron Stein’s Revival Studio, Alice and the Magician, Conant Metal & Light, Vintage Inspired, Jane Koplewitz Jewelry, and much more!

South End Art Hop 2016 Hours:
Friday, September 9th: 5pm – midnight
Saturday, September 10th: 10am – 10pm
Sunday, September 11: 11am – 4pm

Gallery Hours: September 9th – 24th
Thursday – Saturdays from 12 – 5pm

See you soon!