We Used to Have Parties / November 1, 2018 / 5:30 - 7:30pm
Artist Talk + Demonstration with Mike Howat, Wednesday, November 14 from 4:30-6:30pm, free + open to the public.
Kelley Stelling Contemporary presents a group exhibition of paintings by John Bonner, Patrick Cunha, Catherine Graffam and Mike Howat titled “We Used to Have Parties”.
There is a pensive quality to the work of the four painters represented in this show. The exhibition title was inspired by the eponymous poem by Justin Marks. It’s first four lines inform the show.
Food Porn / December 13, 2018 / 5:30 - 7:30pm
We have all used the term ‘food porn’, Julie Gray and Katie Commodore, both graduates of the Rhode Island School of Design, explore the term quite literally. Both artists explore women’s roles in the world through ‘traditional’ ‘women’s crafts’ including paper mache, embroidery, beadwork, and tapestry.