As the 2017 InLiquid Benefit approaches, we are excited to showcase the exclusive pieces to be sold at our silent auction. In preparation for our Main Event, we encourage collectors, both seasoned and new, to celebrate art, community, and their city while supporting their local arts organizations, such as InLiquid.
If you love the city of Philadelphia, commemorate it with Erica Harney’s Day One. Day One, a 13″ x 38″ painting with oil, acrylic, and mixed media on muslin, depicts the New Year’s Day Mummers Parade in Center City. The Mummers Parade, a tradition that has occurred every year since January 1, 1901, is the oldest folk parade in America. It features music, dancing, and amazing costumes. This is a worthy piece for the posterity of the tradition — not to mention your 2-street memories.
Erica Harney is a Philadelphia-based artist that was born in Westchester County, NY and grew up in the Saratoga Springs, NY area. She has exhibited across the U.S. and internationally. Some of Erica’s solo and group exhibitions have taken place at the SELECT Fair at Art Basel in Miami Beach, FL; GoggleWorks Center for the Arts in Reading, PA; the Crane Arts Center, Lacey & Phillips Gallery, and the Boston Street Gallery in Philadelphia, PA; and several New York City galleries such as Greenpoint Gallery, Sara Meltzer, and Coleman Burke. In addition to her solo exhibition at the Pennsylvania State University this month, she is also preparing for shows at The Palette & The Page (April 2018) and Manhattanville College (fall 2018). Moreover, she curated a politically-charged group exhibition for Iona College in New Rochelle, NY, which is currently running through mid-October. Erica has been featured in several publications including KA Confidential, Studio Visit Magazine, Southern Humanities Review, and TriQuarterly, and illustrated the cover of Annita Sawyer’s “Smoking Cigarettes, Eating Glass: A Psychologist’s Memoir.”
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