Putting It Together 2: The Art of Assembling

Putting It Together 2: The Art of Assembling

This Deadline Expired: Monday, April 8, 2019

Assemblage and collage involve the thoughtful combination of elements to create something new and original. Each process differs significantly when materials are chosen, collected, and combined with one another, however, the mentality of both techniques is to synthesize materials to produce a cohesive result. “Putting It Together 2: The Art of Assembling” will showcase assemblage and collage pieces alongside one another, combining both practices into an assembled collection of 2D and 3D artwork.
Artists are invited to submit up to three pieces of artwork. “Putting It Together 2: The Art of Assembling” will open with a reception on Friday, May 31, 2019, from 5:30-8 pm in the main gallery. The exhibition will be on display from May 31, 2019 to July 19, 2019. Three prizes will be awarded at the Opening Reception: two Juror’s Choice Awards of $200, and a Going Solo Award that offers the recipient a solo exhibition in one of our galleries.
Mixed media Artist and Associate Professor of Art and Art History at St. Louis University, Deborah Douglas, will serve as juror for this exhibition. For more information about Deborah Douglas and “Putting It Together 2: The Art of Assembling”, visit www.foundryartcentre.org.

Susan Shipley is an abstract painter. She paints spontaneously. While enjoying the work of many abstract artists, she finds that the consistency and sameness, while calming, offers little surprise. She prefers to work spontaneous using dramatic colors in a dynamic fashion. The end results fall in the category of abstract expressionism.  Rather than providing calm, she prefers to provoke an immediate emotional response.  A short while ago, she fused and slumped glass creating 3 dimensional work; however, of late she just paints. She received a Ph.D. later in life and practices psychology in the schools with children. Susan is a Baby Boomer and a happy grandma.
Susan Shipley
Susan Shipley

Susan Shipley is an abstract painter. She paints spontaneously. While enjoying the work of many abstract artists, she finds…

Susan Shipley is an abstract painter. She paints spontaneously. While enjoying the work of many abstract artists, she finds that the consistency and sameness, while calming, offers little surprise. She…

Susan Shipley is an abstract painter. She paints spontaneously. While enjoying the work of many abstract artists, she finds that the consistency and sameness, while calming, offers little surprise. She prefers to work spontaneous…

Teresa Shields
Teresa Shields
Gregory Brellochs is a Philadelphia-based artist, Professor, and the Visual and Performing Arts, Chair at Camden County College in Blackwood, New Jersey. Brellochs has held numerous solo exhibitions and has been featured in a number of prestigious juried and curated group exhibitions, both regionally and nationally.
Gregory Brellochs
Gregory Brellochs

Gregory Brellochs is a Philadelphia-based artist, Professor, and the Visual and Performing Arts, Chair at Camden County College…

Gregory Brellochs is a Philadelphia-based artist, Professor, and the Visual and Performing Arts, Chair at Camden County College in Blackwood, New Jersey. Brellochs has held numerous solo exhibitions and…

Gregory Brellochs is a Philadelphia-based artist, Professor, and the Visual and Performing Arts, Chair at Camden County College in Blackwood, New Jersey. Brellochs has held numerous solo exhibitions and has been featured…

Libbie Soffer
Libbie Soffer
Through abstract geometric paintings, Philadelphia artist Melinda Steffy translates music into color patterns, exploring ideas of translation, information and data, and how music weaves throughout human experience. Melinda Steffy’s RUINATION DAY series (acrylic on wood panel) deconstructs folk and blues songs that reference the date April 14, which is when Lincoln was shot, the Titanic hit the iceberg, and the Black Sunday dust storm devastated the Midwest. Melinda Steffy’s BACH PROJECT series (watercolor on paper) converts classical music by J.S. Bach and Bela Bartok into grids and pie charts. Rather than hear one note after the other through time, the paintings show all of the notes and rhythms simultaneously on one visual plane.
Melinda Steffy
Melinda Steffy

Through abstract geometric paintings, Philadelphia artist Melinda Steffy translates music into color patterns, exploring…

Through abstract geometric paintings, Philadelphia artist Melinda Steffy translates music into color patterns, exploring ideas of translation, information and data, and how music weaves throughout human…

Through abstract geometric paintings, Philadelphia artist Melinda Steffy translates music into color patterns, exploring ideas of translation, information and data, and how music weaves throughout human experience. Melinda…

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