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Our Fall Art Shows: September 27th - October 26th (weekends 2-6pm)

Imagine This

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Imagine asking artists, already known for their beyond-the-boundary imaginations, to create something new and cutting-edge, something that takes them out of their comfort zone and into a new dimension of their art. Well that's exactly what the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC) asked their 200+ exhibiting artists to do for their Fall Show, Imagine This. And if it has viewers scratching their heads and asking that enduring question, "What Is Art?" -narrative pieces will accompany the work. If you've ever wondered what an artist was thinking, this might be your opportunity to gain some insight.



And the international juried Smart Device show explores imagination and creativity through the emerging technologies of the smart phones that we carry with us day and night. 200 works will be displayed on large screens.

The Ground Floor gallery will be completely transformed by the dozen giant site specific installations, some with sound or video, some interactive. A separate photography section explores the new directions photography has taken.

Special events are planned for each day of the show, including the Meet the Artists Opening reception with music by Paula Jeanine Bennett & the Imagine This Quartet, and the Eighth Annual Red Hook Film Festival, October 18 - 19.

So stroll through quickly-gentrifying Red Hook; have a lunch on the waterfront, enjoy the dazzling views of the New York harbor and then explore the 25000 square foot Civil War-era warehouse, venue to BWAC's fall show.


Art In Clay II

Art In Clay II: Figuratively Speaking explores ceramics, evolved from their utilitarian roots and reinvented by regional artists as exciting, innovative contemporary art. Juried by Lily Wei, art critic, independent curator and contributing editor of Art News, it is a stunning show of 50+ pieces.



Red Hook International Film & Video Festival

Each year the Red Hook International Film festival gets bigger and bigger. And this year, rumor has it, it will be held upstairs!

Apply to the festival here.

[clockwise L/R: Figure Dreaming by Janet Rothholz, Washington Square Park by Sandra Wayne, Untitled by Yao Li, After Renoir by Mallory Gottlieb, Digital Snow Flakes by Eileen Haritonide , The Red Tree by Karen Klinedinst]

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The Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition is an organization seeking to empower living artists, run with dedication and passion by the artists themselves. We are a community of emerging and established painters, sculptors, photographers and musicians with energy and spirit, and we'd love to have you on board.

          
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Participating at BWAC gives you the opportunity to show your work in a large, distinctive Civil-War era space in artist-mecca Brooklyn - to an audience of more than 15,000 visitors each year. Come be a part of our more than $100,000 in annual art sales!

          
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You will also receive your own mini-webpage affiliated with BWAC (such as http://Jane.Doe.BroooklynArtist.com). Artists are profiled regularly on our website, and being part of our exhibitions means potential mentions in show reviews. Your mini-website can link to your main site and/or dealers' sites, have your resume as well as up to 50 images.

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