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Sunday, April 3, 2011

Opening Reception for Maximus/minimus

Opening reception
Last night was our opening reception for Maximus/minimus at ART at Bay in Staten Island. We had mobs of people, as we usually do.

Back row, from left: Irma Bohorquez-GeislerRachel SanchezLucy Smith, Denise Mumm, Gail Middleton
Front row, from left: Jenni VitekSheryl HumphreyJudith Hugentobler
The artists in this show are an amazing bunch. In addition to being artists of diverse talents, everyone collaborated on a beautiful installation and a great party for our opening.
Sheryl, installing her work
Jenni Vitek, installing her work
Irma, installing her work
Bay St. has become a lively thoroughfare on Saturday nights. There are cafe/bars with live music, and last night ETG Book Cafe and Neighborhood Stage hosted Staten Island OUTLOUD's presentation of Allen Ginsberg's HOWL!

Next weekend there will be more events at ART at Bay:
  • Saturday April 9 is also Second Saturday, an evening art walk, which brings in more street traffic http://www.secondsaturdaystatenisland.com/. Maximus/minimus will be open for that event. Upstairs at ART at Bay, Staten Island's arts council, COAHSI, will be hosting their fundraising event, Art Off http://www.statenislandarts.org/artoff.html. 
  • Sunday April 10 is Second Sunday, when ART at Bay hosts literary readings at 3:00. Readers will be: Robert Sherman, Victoria Hallerman, Edward Joyce

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