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Ceres Gallery
547 West 27th St Suite 201 New York, NY 10001

phone:
212-947-6100

fax:
212-202-5455

email:
art@ceresgallery.org

hours:
Tuesday - Saturday 12-6

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February 28 - March 25, 2017
Gallery I

Go Figure
Ruth Bauer Neustadter

Reception:
Thursday, March 2, 6-8pm

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Woman in Red / Acrylic / 48 x 36 inches

Go Figure is a solo exhibition exploring the variations and possibilities of the human figure through the eyes of one artist. Techniques, materials, styles, subject matter vary in each painting. Some are expressionistic figures made with paint on canvas, others are constructions, while some figures are made with found objects on wood.

Go Figure out for yourself how one artist can engender the many possibilities of figurative painting.

The figurative painting exhibition will feature the artist's signature bold, textured, sensual works incorporating found objects.

Bauer Neustadter's work has been featured at the Montclair, Hunterdon. Jersey City, and Newark museums, Belskie Museum of Arts and Science, Bergen Museum of Art and Science, George Segal Gallery at Montclair State University, Piermont Fine Arts Gallery, and Prince Street Gallery, Sylvia Wald Po Kim Gallery, New Century Artists, NAWA Gallery and Venezuelan Consulate in New York City.

Bauer Neustadter studied with Nicki Orbach, Michael Dillon and Miriam Beerman. She majored in dance at Bennington College and worked and studied with Merce Cunningham, Alvin Ailey, Martha Graham and Claire Porter.

"The sense of dynamic movement in Neustadter's artworks may come from her background in dance. She has also done choreography and her larger woven pieces have served as props or settings for performance pieces."
-Eileen Watkins, Weekend Guide and Arts Entertainment, Newark Star-Ledger.

the artist's work can be viewed online


February 28 - March 25, 2017
Gallery II

Out of Bounds: felted sculpture
Susan Kaplow

Reception:
Thursday, March 2, 6-8pm

Kaplow image

Tribe (detail), felt and metal, 34 x 60 inches

Ceres Gallery is proud to present Out of Bounds, felted sculptures by Susan Kaplow. Kaplow's work falls outside the bounds of the usual felting practices, which employ the softest fibers and aim for the smoothest surfaces to create wearable and decorative objects. Instead, Kaplow chooses rougher fibers and techniques that preserve a reference to the animals that provide the raw material. She adds cooler elements-- metals, bones, thorns-- to play against the warmth of the felt, increasing the dynamic tension in the sculptures.

Kaplow's aesthetic is inspired by and conveys the tension inherent in nature and in
our lives, where violence and beauty, coming to life and dying away, blessings and curses are bound up together. Her work invites viewers into the mystery of all this
and into a broader definition of beauty.


In Honor of Women's History Month

Yes We can - April 22, 2017
March 15, 2017 at 7pm (doors open at 6:30)
Free Admission

MODERN DANCE, SINGING, MUSIC, THEATER, POETRY

Dancer

With:
Dancers: Claire Porter, Nai-Ni, Lynne Needle and
Dancers from the Center for Modern Dance Education with Choreography by Elissa Machlin
Marsha Heller: Oboe & Sarah Davol: English Horn
Performing "Wedding Song" by Composer Judith Shatin Allen
Singer, Song Writer, Guitarist, Rhonda Schuster
Actress, Singer and Key Board Player Beth Falcone

Produced by Ruth Bauer Neustadter


Upcoming: March 28 - April 22, 2017

Phyllis Rosser
The Painted Forest: 30 years of Sculpture from Connecticut River Wood

Marilyn Banner
Still at the Edge



Ceres Gallery 547 West 27th Street Suite 201 New York, NY 10001 phone: 212-947-6100 fax: 212-202-5455
email
: art@ceresgallery.org