The reception will be held on May 31 from 7 to 9pm. You are cordially invited to partake in the South Slope Artists Studio Tour on May 30 & 31 (Sat. & Sun.) from 1 – 6pm.
The event will be capped off by this exhibition “South Slope Artists Rock!!” The exhibition of 15 South Slope artists will be up for approximately 2 months.
We are already receiving press coverage from channel 12 News Brooklyn. The tour will start at the MADarts Building located at 255 18th St. (Btw. 5th & 6th Ave.)
You may also choose to start at either Gallery 440 (440 6th Ave., Brooklyn) with it’s stable of artists or Open Source Gallery (306 17th St., Brooklyn) since they will also be participants or the studio of any participating artist for that matter (I just needed to supply a required address.)
At MADarts, Gallery 440, Open Source, Roots Cafe (639 5th Ave, Brooklyn), & South Bar (629 5th Ave., Brooklyn) posters with a map to guide you to all the participating locations will be available.
Elisa Flynn works in multiple media, but her first love is the woodcut. She studied printmaking under Antonio Frasconi at SUNY Purchase, and remains both devoted to the medium and to the concept of printmaking as a tool for social commentary. For this exhibition, she combines animals and human figures with banner messages of personal politics. Along with the prints are several works in fiber and embroidery, and keeping with the color theme, are primarily black and white.
Katie Welty lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Growing up in southwestern
Pennsylvania, she spent much of her free time in the surrounding woods and on her grandparent’s farm. Her black and white ink drawings provide an escape from the often hectic life in a city to a quiet space often void of anything but a solo figure and her surroundings. Katie received a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University, with a concentration in drawing, painting, and printmaking.
OPENING PARTY & RECEPTION Fri Oct 24th 5:30pm / with a night of Free Live Music to follow- http://freddysbar.com/events/2014-10-24/
Exhibition runs runs Oct 25th to Nov 16th
20 years of layered Bathroom Grafitti from Freddy’s Bar Nathroom Wall. Edited over 15 years by Donald O’Finn. 60 year old bathroom wall
“The Pisser” 20 years of layered Bathroom Grafitti from Freddy’s Bar Nathroom Wall. Edited over 15 years by Donald O’Finn. 60 year old bathroom wall
20 years of layered Bathroom Grafitti from Freddy’s Bar Nathroom Wall. Edited over 15 years by Donald O’Finn. 60 year old bathroom wall
S. Adam was born in New York. She received an M.F.A. from the University of Cincinnati. She has had numerous solo and group shows, notably at the American Academy of Art and Letters, the Albright-Knox Museum, the Aldrich Museum, the Bruce Museum, the Stamford Museum, the Mattatuck Museum, and the Neuberger Museum. Her work is found in both public and corporate collections including Exxon-Mobil, Houbigant Perfume, the Aldrich Museum, and the Cincinnati Art Museum.
Artist’s Statement: “Color is the essential element in my work. The always square paintings are acrylic on canvas, combining spontaneous dry-brush techniques with flat, hard-edged shapes. Many of the objects which animate the edges are from my surroundings. They may include tracings of historical or familial items such as antique tools, keys, scissors, or shears. The tension built between the restful center and the active borders creates work that is bold, simple, and direct.”- S. Adam
Exhibition will be on view from 1pm til 7pm Mon through Sun, & runs May 24th to June 15th.
The work of Lina Hsiao speaks for the desire of energy lacking. Her work primarily deals with the human form, lost and locked in search of inspiration.
Opening reception 8pm http://freddysbar.com/events/2014-03-15/
What may come across as vulgarity is actually a reminder of the untamable human natures inside each of us that are often suppressed deep into the part of subconsciousness most difficult to revive . Formally trained as an illustrator, Hsiao’s creative privileges were very much stifled. Now aiming to work past such angst and hostility towards accepting outside direction, Hsiao’s current body is focused on the revival of her instincts.
"Alchemy" oil on canvas 30 inches X 40 inches
A self taught artist, Born and raised in East Flatbush Brooklyn.
Exhabition runs Feb 14th to March 10th.
Art opening Reception. Sat 2/15, 5pm to 6:30pm. FREE Live entertainment -BANDS to follow at approx 7pm. SONGWRITER’S DEATH MATCH & Multiple great acts – check it out- http://freddysbar.com/events/2014-02-15/
Jan 18th to Feb 10th. on Display Daily from 1pm to 6pm
the Nights events http://freddysbar.com/events/2014-01-18/
DVAN TORVELLAS: Dvan Torrvellas is a New York-based painter, who was born in the Bronx and raised on Long Island. Aside from being an established draftsman, he has a great love for Renaissance art. As a self-taught figurative painter, he studied the old masters and has been particularly influenced by Da Vinci, Michaelangelo, and Caravaggio. The result if what is seen in his current work. Torrvellas currently works and teaches in New York City. Work is on view from noon to 4am, suggested best hours 1pm to 6pm. Art Reception Fri Oct 20th 6pm, followed by Free live music details- http://freddysbar.com/events/2013-09-20/
Sept. 2 – Sept. 17
work is on view noon to 4am daily
Rouge In Love. 2013. 24" x 18"Or come by
or come by TUESDAY, September 17, 6pm – 8pm
and share a drink with the Artist at the Closing.
Morroccan Sleek. 2013
Opening ART reception on July 20th – 6pm to 8pm . Exhibition will be on display daily from noon til 4am, from July 2oth to Aug 19th.
A Life in Spain, Iraq, and Ecuador informs his work. He has a Masters from the School of Visual Arts. http://www.coig.net/luis/
Bands to follow -All night starting at 8pm! From Elise Davisa, a rising star From Nashville at 8pm, to Boss Carrot– Hip-Hop… the Brooklyn way at 11pm – ALL FREE http://freddysbar.com/events/2013-07-20/
Pony Ma was born in 1983 in Taipei city, Taiwan. He began drawing at the early age and was heavily inspired by Japanese manga.
Exhibition will run from June 15th to July 15th, and is open for viewing from noon to 4am-
Art Opening is Sat June 15th 6pm to 8:30pm.
A full night of Bands will follow. http://freddysbar.com/events/2013-06-15/
TJ Huff is a professional exhibiting artist, published fine arts writer and arts educator. Founding THE EXHUMISTS, a marginally important 21st century art movement, Huff has worked to pay homage to the crafts and approach of yesteryear while making artwork that is cheap and accessible to the masses. More imagery and information can be found at huffart.com
Exhibition will run from May 18th to June 10th , and is open for viewing from noon to 4am-
Art Opening May 18th 6pm to 8:30pm A full night of Bands will follow. http://freddysbar.com/events/2013-05-18/
This series painted on actual television screens, is entitled “Televised Insanity.” The admiration for the great actors that make up this series of paintings, capture scenes from some of today’s classic, horror films. The final result is a repurposed, abandoned television, turned into a work of art.
The exhibition will run April 19 – May 13th, & is on view daily from noon to 4am.
A local Brooklyn miniaturist and diorama artist. His works are available for purchase and commissions are welcome.
Cloudhouse: Contained within a 5 x 10 x 4 inch cigar box, mixed media, cotton, resin cast model, pinhole photography, electrified.
The exhibition will run from March 15th – April 16th
Ascender: Contained within a 10 x 10 x 4 inch cigar box, mixed media, natural materials, resin cast figurine, pinhole photography, electrified.
Joy Walker Studied with both Meyer Shapiro (While at Columbia) & Alex Katz (While in the famous NY Studio School.) She additionally studied at the Sorbonne in Paris and l’Institut d’art et d’archaeologie. Her work Has been seen in numerous galleries in NY and Canada, as well as in the NY Times, Art in America, etc.
Her work is in the Collections of Citibank, JPMorgan, Edward Albee, Chase Manhattan Bank, Renaissance Technologies, Sidney and Francine Lewis, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Robert McLaughlin Art Gallery, Glenbow Museum, York University, The Art Gallery of Hamilton, and the Mint Museum.
Joy Walker has had 53 solo painting shows, received 9 grants, enjoyed the support of 12 art residencies, and has work in 6 museums. The exhibition will run from Feb 8th – March 12th 2013 & is on view daily from noon to 4am.
Video Still, Print 24" x 14"Video Still from "Mandala" 2011
Video Still from "Mandala" 2011
This exhibition will be on display from Dec 27 until Feb 6th.
Asja Jung was born in Germany and studied at the University Of Bochum in preparation techniques for medical and biological teaching illustrations and studied painting at the Academy of Art in Kiel. Her work has been shown internationally in Hamburg, Berlin, Switzerland and New York (including Black and White Gallery, Chelsea) and has been featured in Vellum Magazine. She currently lives and works in Queens, NY.
“I See The Ruins”
Through a literal interpertation of corruption Hughes creates provocative and disturbing narratives. Predominantly showing humanly beast-like creatures in overtly sexual postures, her overall comment provokes disgust and intrigue in the viewer from ideas stemmed in greed and arrogance. Hughes has been part of Group shows at Elizabeth Foundation, Gowanus Studio Space, Grace exhibition space.
"Drone Attacks" 6'x7', Acrylic Gouache on Canvas, 2012.
“Lady Ride” by Liz Borda: 12 select images. a work-in-progress documentary project. This documentary project explores how motorcycling impacts the lives of a group of women motorcyclists from Ohio and West Virginia.
6pm Art Opening William A. Loeb: williamaloebphotography.com.
Freddy’s Bar is very proud to announce a show of recent drwings by Brooklyn artist Katie Welty. http://brooklynblackbird.blogspot.com/
Freddy’s Bar is very proud to announce a show of recent work by Brooklyn artist E.K. Buckley, titled Crows and Nudes. Her focus is bold, eerie nudes. Her subject matter is often drawn from her early training in music and literature, and her love of dance is clear in her uncanny ability to capture the body in movement. Buckley’s work in ink includes an austere series of crows; simple gestures that show her reliance on the raw mark, at times describing the bird in just a few stark and fast pen strokes.
Freddy’s Bar is very proud to announce a show of recent work by Brooklyn artist Nancy Drew.
Cher. "The Look" by Nancy Drew
Nancy Drew’s mixed-media portrait paintings of Cher explore the realm of celebrity, beauty and aging in the 21st Century’s hyper-pop landscape. Employed as much as a stand-in for ‘everywoman’ as for her off-center iconic status, images of Cher from the 70’s are printed onto contemporary magazine pages, mounted to canvas and amplified with collage, glitter, beading and various forms of adornment and deconstruction.
Also showing: special Cher video mash-up by legendary video artist Donald O’Finn. http://www.donaldofinn.com/
For more event details – http://freddysbar.com/events/2012-04-07/
Freddy’s Bar is very proud to announce it’s newest art show. This exhibition represents the latest issue of Vellum Art magazine and was designed by David Born and will travel to Art 43 Basel in June to participate in the prestigious art fair’s Magazine Collective.
http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/351732 Vellum is an artzine for the masses. It exist to educate & inform the common man & woman. The goal is to get the masses interested in the fine arts (specifically emerging artists) which has been a closed and underserved community for too long.
Exhibiting Artists: Donald O’Finn-Nancy Drew-Marcy Brafman-Aaron Houser-Mathanki Kalapathy-Tom Kotik-David Moreno-Gabriel J. Shuldiner
"Man and woman" Donald O'Finn
The artists in “Sonic” demonstrate the ability to produce work that explores the idea of sound. Until recently, it was debatable whether sound art could be considered a fine art genre but after numerous artists took on the serious task of producing works that pushed the sound barrier it is now considered a fine art practice. However, “Sonic” is not just limited to those who consciously produce sound artworks. It is also an exploration of those whose projects have a lyrical quality which consciously or unconsciously take on sensibilities found in musical genres such as rock and roll. And how they use that imagery to ponder more social and political issues. It is also an examination of sound appropriated through different schematics of subject matter, mark-making and materials.
Opening reception Sat March 10th at 6pm. Exhibition runs until April 3rd & is on view 7 days a week from noon until 4am.
Freddy’s Bar is proud to announce the art show of VIDEO STILLS by co-owner/ bartender and video appropriation artist Donald O’Finn. Village Voice – BEST Of/2001-2008: “Donald O’Finn‘s feverishly edited encyclopedically strange video collages…”
Video Still from "Mandala" 2011, 24" x 18""The Last Day on Earth" 2011, 24" x 18"
"The Chicken or the Bottle" 2009, 24" x 18"
http://www.donaldofinn.com/ Since 1980 Mr O’Finn has re-purposed, re-contextualized, effected, and weaved appropriated media samples into “the dreams a television Might have”. The work represents television both as a medium, message, and as a device of conscious and subconscious cultural significance. His work has screened on both coasts, including The Hirshhorn Museum of Art in Washington DC., as well as around the world; including The National Museum of Art in Poland, The Busan Film Festival in Korea, a Traveling Art project throughout Portugal, as well as a solo exhibition in Berlin Germany. http://www.youtube.com/user/prognosisgrim