The Bonfoey Gallery, is pleased to present an exhibition of new works by some of the region’s top contemporary artists. Contemporaries 2013 features the artworks of Kirsten Bowen, Andy Curlowe, Susan Danko, Marilyn Farinacci, Kathleen Hammett, Brandon Juhasz, Tricia Lazuka, Erik Neff, Dana Oldfather, and Robert Robinson. The show can be viewed in our street level and lower galleries from March 8 through April 6, 2013. We cordially invite you to join us for an opening reception with the artists, Friday, March 8, from 5 – 8 pm at the gallery.
Highlights of the exhibition include the landscape based abstracts of Kirsten Bowen and Susan Danko, mixed media abstracts that deal with the combination of natural and man-made forms by Andy Curlowe and Dana Oldfather, the playful photo constructions of Brandon Juhasz, luscious oil paintings by Erik Neff and Robert Robinson, and the bright, layered, abstract works of Kathleen Hammett, Marilyn Farinacci, and Tricia Lazuka.
All of the artists in this exhibition have achieved success in their field through different avenues; Kirsten Bowen worked in textile design in Manhattan for many years, Andy Curlowe and Brandon Juhasz have recently been awarded the 2013 Creative Workforce Fellowship from the Community Partnership for Arts & Culture, Susan Danko’s paintings can be found in many private and corporate collections such as the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Art Collection, American Greetings, and the Cleveland Artist Foundation, Marilyn Farinacci was awarded an Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council in 2006, Kathleen Hammett’s work can be found in numerous private and corporate collections such as The Cleveland Clinic, McDonald Hopkins, and Jones Day, Tricia Lazuka has exhibited in major cities such as Chicago, Columbus, Atlanta, and Tucson, Erik Neff has recently exhibited in Chicago as well as with MOCA Cleveland, Dana Oldfather was the 2012 winner of the William & Dorothy Yeck Award for Young Painters, and Robert Robinson has been included in exhibitions at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, PA, and the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, OH.
For more information about CONTEMPORARIES 2013, or upcoming exhibitions, please contact The Bonfoey Gallery, 216.621.0178, or visit the company website at www.bonfoey.com.