Thursday, June 30, 2011

Updates: Artist Talk, extended hours, and opening pics

Hello! A couple of updates to our current exhibition, WIRED by Amber Robles-Gordon:

We've extended the show a week so it will now run
until July 23rd. We'll also be open on Thursdays from 2-7pm in addition to our regular Friday & Saturday hours through the end of the exhibition so you have more chances to come by and see it!

Also, please join us for a gallery talk with the artist on
Friday, July 15th at 6:30pm (free, open to the public)

For those of you who may have missed the opening reception, here are some photos:
(you can also check out the entire album on our facebook page)

Hope to see you at the artist's talk on the 15th!

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Upcoming Exhibition: Amber Robles-Gordon 'WIRED'

Amber Robles-Gordon, WIRED
curated by Kristina Bilonick
June 18 - July 16, 2011 EXTENDED TO JULY 23rd!
Opening Reception: Sat. June 18, 6-9pm
Artist Talk: Fri. July 15, 6:30pm
Gallery Hours: Thursdays & Fridays 2-7pm, Saturdays, 1-6pm

Pleasant Plains Workshop is pleased to present a solo project, Wired, by artist, Amber Robles-Gordon. Robles-Gordon recently received her MFA from Howard University and works in mixed media, textile, photography, and painting.

For this exhibition, Robles-Gordon has transformed found objects with ribbons, gimp, fabric, wire and other materials to create exciting wall works that explore patterns, color and material. The works also speak to her cultural identity which is influenced by Caribbean, Latin-American, and African-American cultures.

Please join us for the opening on June 18th, from 6-9 PM. For more informatiion on the artist visit:

click here to read the curator's statement>>

Upcoming Events at Pleasant Plains

We just published our newsletter with upcoming events for June and July.
Read it here>>

Don't miss these upcoming events:
6/18 6-9pm, opening reception, Amber Robles-Gordon, 'WIRED'
6/21- 'Sticky Fingers' a wheatpasting primer (class) led by PPW res' artist Anthony Dihle (see newsletter for info on registering)
7/13- Art Critique forum co-presented with 'The Studio Visit' and moderated by Randall Scott
7/25- Carribean Day Festival, Amber Robles-Gordon will be here to talk to visitors about her work

and more!

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Hope to see you soon! -PPW