Springfield Technical Community College is hosting a Phoenix Arts Project exhibit entitled the Phoenix Artists at the Amy H Carberry Fine Arts Gallery from Feb 11 – March 11. There will be an opening reception on Friday February 11, 4 – 7 pm. If you missed the 5th Annual Phoenix Art Show and Sale, this is a great opportunity to view some of the updated work.
Preparations for the Pulse Art Studio and Nehemiah Ministries Office are just about done. The Pulse Art Studio will be holding a soft opening as part of the the 5th Annual Phoenix Art Show and Sale. Please take time during your visit to join a tour of the new Pulse Art Studio. Tours will be departing from the upstairs lobby at 2:30 pm and every half hour from 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM. View artwork from other local artists, silk screen your own t-shirt, and hear more about our vision for the studio and cultivating creative community in the Apremont Triangle.
On Saturday, November 20, 2010, from 2:00 to 8:00 PM Nehemiah Ministries, Inc., and the Phoenix Arts Project will host its 5th Annual Phoenix Art Show and Sale The show will be a grand finale of the Phoenix Arts Project in its current form, the success of which is birthing a greater vision for a larger arts and culture program with a permanent presence in the heart of the City, The Pulse Art Space.
This year’s show will display over 80 new works of art from artists, Leonor Rivera, Migdalia Vasquez, Caren McKenzie, Georgianna Lazarus, Jennifer Perrin, Sharon Johnson, Wilfredo DeJesus, and others. Live performances beginning at 3:00 p.m., will include spoken word from the Renaissance Poets, the Sci-Tech Drum Ensemble, and neo-soul artist, Bashiri Asad. The free, one-day show will also feature handcrafted gifts from local crafters and the Pulse café serving snacks, beverages, and dinner. Tours of The Pulse Art Studio (phase 1 of the larger art space vision) will be ongoing throughout the day, with shuttles leaving from Christ Church Cathedral. Crafters can reserve an event table for $15.
Additional Parking is available at the lIbrary parking lot across from the church on State St. as well as the parking directly across from Christ Church Cathedral on Chestnut st.
The Phoenix Arts Project was accepted as an exhibitor at this years Hoop City Jazz and Arts Festival. This years festival was held Downtown, in Court Square. Despite all of the hard work to get ready for the exhibit, It was an incredible weekend in Downtown Springfield, with great music, food, and people. So Awesome to see and be a part of the life thats happening in Springfield.
We are excited to announce that Joe Sallins will be performing at this years Annual Phoenix Art Show and Sale, Sat. Nov 14. 2 – 8 PM, @ Christ Church Cathedral. The performance will begin at 3:15 with an opening set from the Sci-Tech Drum Ensemble. If you have not heard or seen either of them perform, you are in for a real treat. Following the performance poets from the community will perform orginal poetry written from interaction with select pieces of Phoenix art work. Come early, enjoy some incredible music and poetry, some good eats in the cafe and a whole new collection of beautiful and thought provoking art work from the Phoenix Artists
The 4th annual Phoenix Art Show and Sale on Saturday, November 14, 2009, 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. hosted by Nehemiah Ministries Inc and the Phoenix Arts Project at Christ Church Cathedral, 35 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01103.
Project artists will showcase over 100 new works of art. The show will feature new bodies of work by Camille Royal, Leonor Rivera, Georgianne Lazarus, and Migdalia Vasquez, as well as submissions of new work by Caren McKenzie, Jennifer Pellin, Sharon Johnson, Arthur Smith, Raymond Stephenson, Katie Buotte, and others. Live performances will begin at 3:15 P.M, featuring the Sci-Tech Drum Ensemble, Joe Sallins, and community poets. The show will also feature hand crafted gifts from local and regional crafters for sale in the crafters boutique, and the Pulse Cafe selling snacks, beverages, and dinner.
Spread the word, bring your friends, and make an afternoon/evening of it. We look forward to seeing you there.
The Phoenix Arts Project was accepted as an exhibitor at this years Matoon Street Arts Festival, Sept.12 and 13. The Festival was a great time for the Phoenix community to hang out together, network with other artists and appreciators of art and get the word out about the project and our upcoming annual show in November. Congratulations to Karoun Charkoudian, a friend of the project, who won 2nd place in photography at the festival.
The Phoenix Art Project was invited to show their work at the Shalom Cafe, a ministry of the Shuvah Yisrael Synagogue in Bloomfield CT. The show features a range of work from the projects inception in 2006 to our current 2009 collection. Special thanks to Rabbi Paul Saal, Melinda Smolkin and Debbie Leonard, who graciously coordinated the show and hosted an opening reception for the artists. The work will remain up until mid October. The Shalom Cafe is located at 48 Wintonbury Mall, Bloomfield, CT 06002
The Gasoline Alley Salon at 250 Albany St, Springfield, MA 01105 has graciously granted us some wall space to display and sell our art work. We currently have 13 pieces from our 2008 collection on display. We thank Gasoline Alley for providing a creative environment and unique platform to broaden the range of exposure for our artists and increased sales opportunities.
Christ Presbyterian Church is currently hosting 19 pieces from our 2008 and 2007 collection during the Lenten season. Project Director Shiloh Bradshaw was invited to give a brief presentation to the congregation on Sunday March 8th, in which he was able to promote the project and cast the vision for the its growth. We are grateful to our friends at Christ Presbyterian for their invitation and warm reception of the project.
We recently received confirmation that we have received a reimbursement grant from the Springfield Cultural Council, which when combined with income from the 2008 annual show, should cover about half of our 2009 budget. We are still praying for the remainder of the funds for 2009. If you would like to partner with us financially, please feel free to contact us.
3rd annual Phoenix Art Show and Sale Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 22, 2008
Nehemiah Ministries, Inc.
367 Union St.
Springfield, MA. 01105
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Shiloh Bradshaw, Director of Phoenix Arts Project 413-313-1323 (cell)
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