Westville galleries will be holding openings and events Friday night and Saturday.
Kehler Liddell Gallery
Stop by Kehler Liddell Gallery during Westville’s annual ArtWalk and check out the process of 3 artists, who are also exhibiting work during this year’s juried show, “How with this Rage shall Beauty hold a Plea?” Schedule as follows:
Hilary Opperman, Encaustic Collage, 12pm-1pm
Amanda Walker, Watercolors, 2pm-3pm
Kwadwo Adae, Painting, 4pm-5pm
“How with this Rage shall Beauty hold a Plea?” (Shakespeare), 2nd Annual Juried Show, April 26th – May 27th, 2018
About the Show:
It’s an age old question. Are we as artists responsible for creating challenging works and addressing critical issues of our time head on? Are other expressions trite or selfish acts of escapism? Or can beauty be powerful? Can the act of creating beauty during a time of ugliness be a form of resistance? Fifty-three artists offer responses to this question, ranging from abstract meditations to more realistic representations in a wide variety of media.
Friday, May 11th: Hours: 11am – 7pm
Saturday, May 12th: Hours: 10am – 5pm, w/ demos presented by ArtEcon Initiative:
** Demos are made possible with support from the City of New Haven Mayor’s Community Arts Grants, the NewAlliance Foundation, and the Department of Economic and Community Development, CT Office of the Arts, which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. **
The Magical Mystery of Shamanism; visionary artworks by Peruvian Shaman @DaSilva Gallery
Pablo Amaringo (1939-2009) and his Students Curated by Johnes Ruta
Reception: Friday, May 11, 6 to 8 PM
Pablo Cesar Amaringo Shuña (1938 – 2009) was an acclaimed Peruvian artist, renowned for his intricate, colorful depictions of his visions from drinking the entheogenic plant brew ayahuasca. Pablo worked as a vegetalista, a shaman in the mestizo tradition of healing, for many years, up to his death. He painted, organized and ran (along with Eduardo Luna) the Usko-Ayar school of painting, and supervised ayahuasca retreats. When he was 17, Amaringo became extremely ill, nearly dying from severe heart problems. For over two years he could not work, but was eventually cured by a local healer. It was while recovering from this illness that he started to paint and make drawings with pencil and shading with soot from lamps. From a friend employed in a car factory he got permatex, a blue substance with which he colored his drawings. more info HERE
DaSilva Gallery, 897 Whalley Ave New Haven, CT 06515
Art on Display at Keys on Kites, and Lotta Studio
PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT @STUDIO FERUVIUS
Image pictured: Northeast from the Church Street Bridge, 2018
Join Westville artis Daniel Eugene as he hosts an open house at Studio Feruvius in the center of the Village to celebrate Westville’s 21st annual Artwalk festival! Eugene will be exhibiting prints from his ongoing photo-documentary series capturing both unusual and iconic angles of our fair city here in New Haven.
904 Whalley Avenue, Unit 2