Check out our new Kickstarter page!

7 Mar

Brooklyn Utopias is pleased to announce the launch of our new Kickstarter campaign, to raise an additional $1100 in 30 days to support the original work that 19 amazing artists are creating for the show. Check out the new video, complete with interviews with the curator, artists, and Old Stone House executive director Kim Maier!

 VIEW OUR KICKSTARTER PAGE

F0r $10 and up, you can join our special Patrons Reception and artist/curator tour right before the April 5 opening. There are also great gifts like artist-designed postcards and books for under $100, and many of them are in limited quantities so get yours now! You can also start, or add to, your art collection for very affordable prices, with original work by Lynn Cazabon, Rebecca Hackemann, and Katherine Gressel.

Thank you to everyone who has pledged so far!!

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Save the date: Brooklyn Utopias: Park Space, Play Space!

6 Feb

Announcing our upcoming exhibit: Brooklyn Utopias, Park Space, Play Space!

Above image: detail from Rebecca Hackemann,The Idea of the Gowanus Extension, 2012, drawing, archival ink on archival paper, 11.5” x 15.5”

Exhibition dates: April 5-June 24, 2012

Exhibition Opening: Thursday, April 5, 2012, 7:30-9:30pm
**Patrons’ Reception and Curator/Artist tour: 6:30-7:30pm–with kickstarter pledges of $10 and up! BECOME A PATRON NOW **

Project Director and Curator: Katherine Gressel

Aritst Selection Committee: Katherine Gressel, Curator; Jonathan Kuhn, Director of Arts & Antiquities, NYC Parks Department;  and Kim Maier, Executive Director, Old Stone House.

Exhibiting Artists: Stephanie Beck, Lynn Cazabon, Center for Urban Pedagogy, Tamara Gayer, Christine Gedeon, Groundswell Community Mural Project, Rebecca Hackemann, Husk, Bettina Johae, Karen Kaapcke, Jess Levey, Cheryl Molnar, Will Pappenheimer, Marina Zamalin

With temporary workshops and events led by: Tracy Candido, Center for Urban Pedagogy, Circle Rules Federation, Gigantic MechanicGroundswell Community Mural Project, Bettina Johae, Will Pappenheimer, Triada Samaras, Kat Schneck
Complete schedule coming soon!

Visit our Upcoming Exhibition page for more information!

Brooklyn Utopias: Park Space, Play Space is sponsored, in part, by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC).

Sample installation views from 2009 Brooklyn Utopias? exhibits at the Old Stone House and Brooklyn Historical Society

3 Jan

All installation photos by Warren Chow. Exhibition design by Jeremy Reed and et al collaborative.

Sample artworks from Brooklyn Utopias? (2009)

3 Jan

Sample artworks from Brooklyn Utopias: Farm City (2010)

3 Jan