SIGHTunSEEN

A guest led gallery tour featuring women artists exhibiting in New York City.

Join SOHO20 Chelsea Gallery for SIGHT unSEEN, an ongoing series of gallery tours through the Chelsea arts district of New York City. SIGHT unSEEN encourages the examination and discussion of art by women and hopes to share with the public the myriad of provocative, inquisitive and engaging works by women artists.

Email the gallery for more information, and to RSVP and receive a full itinerary for an upcoming tour

UPCOMING

Saturday, January 12th, 2013
- led by Suzanne Stroebe (http://www.suzannestroebe.com)

Guests will meet at 2pm at Asya Geisberg Gallery, and the tour will culminate at SOHO20 Chelsea at 4pm for a reception with light refreshments and a brief talk by SOHO20 artists from the current group exhibition, Selection.

Suzanne Stroebe is an interdisciplinary artist and writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area, and a fellowship member of SOHO20 Gallery. Her solo exhibition, This is repetitive/But nothing has changed will open at SOHO20 in April of 2013.

PAST

Saturday, December 15th, 2012
- led by Sarah Walko (http://sarahwalko.com/)

Guests will meet at 2pm at Mixed Greens Gallery, and the tour will culminate at SOHO20 Chelsea at 3:30pm for a reception with light refreshments and a brief talk by SOHO20 artists Elizabeth Bisbing, Maria Jose Duran Steinman, Lisa Fischetti and Alyssa Matthews from the current group exhibition, Always/Never.

Sarah Walko is a multimedia sculptor/installation/film artist and writer. She is currently the executive director of Triangle Arts Association. Her fiction and non fiction essays have been published by While Whale Review Literary Journal and Hyperallergic Art Blog where she is a regular contributing writer. Her latest exhibition Preternatural was at the Museum of Nature, a science museum in Canada. She has participated in many artists residency programs including one recently at the Elizabeth Foundation in New York in August 2012. She is currently working on new sculpture/installations, film and a novel.

Saturday, November 24th, 2012
- led by Elisa Garcia de la Huerta and Katie Cercone of the artist collective Go! Push Pops (http://gopushpops.blogspot.com/)

Guests will meet at 2pm at 511 Gallery, and the tour will culminate at SOHO20 Chelsea just before 4pm for a reception with light refreshments and a brief talk by SOHO20 artist Melissa Kulig for her exhibition My Other.

The Push Pops are a queer, transnational, radical feminist collective under the direction of Katie Cercone (b. 1984 Santa Rosa, CA) and Elisa Garcia de la Huerta (b. 1983 Santiago, Chile). The Push Pops formed in 2010 at the School of Visual Art where both Cercone and Garcia obtained their MFA in 2011. The Push Pops have shown their interactive multi-media sculptures and performances in free public art festivals and fine art galleries throughout the greater metropolitan area.

Melissa Kulig is a Waltham, MA based artist located just west of Boston. She and her loft are part of the Waltham Mills Artist Association. The group, begun in the 1970’s, is very active in the local community. Her drawings have been juried into many galleries including the Limner Gallery in Hudson, NY, the Bromfield Gallery in Boston, the Agni Gallery in NY, and a solo exhibition at The Artist Foundation Gallery in South Boston. She received her MFA in Drawing in 2009 from The Art Institute of Boston, a school of Lesley University. After working under Anthony Apesos and Debra Todd-Wheeler, she received an honorary scholarship from the faculty and students at her graduation. She is a member of the Women’s Feminist Project and continues to teach art to children and adults as she’s done for the past 10 years.

Saturday May 21st, 2-4pm, 2012
Tour starts promptly at 2:00pm at ZieherSmith Inc.,
516 West 20th Street (between 10th & 11th Avenues)

- Led by curator Alyssa Fridgen and featuring special visits with artists and curators, Monica Herman of Mixed Greens, Jamie Sterns of P.P.O.W. and Lucy Hodgson at SOHO20 Chelsea.

Join SOHO20 Chelsea Gallery and curator Alyssa Fridgen for the very first SIGHT unSEEN, an ongoing series of gallery tours through the Chelsea arts district of New York City. SIGHT unSEEN encourages the examination and discussion of art by women and hopes to share with the public the myriad of provocative, inquisitive, and engaging works by women artists.

Photo courtesy of Christina Baute

This month’s tour will feature works by Sonya Blesofsky, Joy Curtis, Jess Fuller, Kate Gilmore, Lucy Hodgson, Ellen Kooi, Leigh Wells, and an opportunity to see works by 39 women painters!

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