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An Invitation

Invitation: Upcoming events and discussions

Contributed by Sharon Butler / I’ve got several upcoming events  to share with readers, including: April 17-a panel discussion at the National Arts Club; April 28 & 29-Dumbo Open Studios; May 6-12-Two Coats welcomes Resident Artist Craig Stockwell;  May  18-Two Coats of Paint event at the Metropolitan Museum in May; June 1 – keynote […]


“Painting Not Painting” in Baltimore

Contributed by Sharon Butler / �”Painting Not Painting� is an exhibition at ‘sindikit, the�project space run by Tim Doud and Zo� Charlton�in Baltimore.�Artists include Paolo Arao,�Rush Baker,�Sharon Butler,�Dan Devening,�Phaan Howng,�Sabina Ott + Kelly Lloyd, and�Jo Smail. From the�press release: The artists participating in Project 8 are all artists who have […]

Sharon Butler at Pulse

Invitations: Miami and Paris

I have two shows opening this week: A�solo show�(S-105)�curated by Robert Yoder/SEASON at the PULSE Contemporary Art Fair�and the Paris iteration of ��Deux C�t�s / Two Sides,� at�Galerie Jean Fournier.��This exhibition is the second�of a two-part collaboration, presented with �Theodore:Art�in Brooklyn. If you are in either neighborhood, I hope you […]


My camping residency at Hammonasset Beach

This week I bought a cheap tent and headed to Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, Connecticut, for a break from the city. I wanted to see the starry sky, draw by the nearly-full moon, and wake up before dawn to watch the sunrise on the beach. The 500-site campground […]


SURVEY: Bleaching, staining, and dyeing

Matthew J. Mahler, B T W #1[by the way], 2013, acrylic and dye on canvas, 36 x 40 inches. Courtesy of Sardine. In fall 2012, the flooding and devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy prompted me to think about processes like soaking and staining; in the studio I started to thin […]