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F.A.N. Gallery hosts a First Friday opening reception on the first Friday of the month from 5 PM to 9 PM.

New Year Group Exhibition

Rick Buttari, "16th Street Biker"11x15 inches

Rick Buttari, “16th Street Biker”11×15 inches

 

New Year Group Exhibition

Paintings, Sculpture and Works on Paper

January 4 – 26, 2013

Opening Reception January 4, 5 to 9 PM

Featuring the work of Neil Berger, Rick Buttari, Claire Haik, Joshua Koffman, Tezh Modarressi, Kate Kern Mundie, Gregory Prestegord, Serge Zhukov

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November 2 – 30, 2012, Tezh Modarressi

 

Tezh Modarressi

Now You See It . . .

New Paintings

November 2 – 30, 2012

Opening Reception:

Friday November 2, 5- 9 PM

 

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Jesse J. Gardner: On the Streets of Philadelphia

Jesse J. Gardner, Rural Urban, 12 X 18 inches, oil on panel

Jesse J. Gardner
On the Streets of Philadelphia
New Paintings

October 5-27, 2012
Opening Reception Friday October 5, 5 to 9 PM

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A few Words with Robert Heilman

Robert Heilman, 10th Street Bridge, 6 x 9 inches, oil on board

I recently spoke to September’s artist, Robert Heilman. Robert describes his intimate paintings as “genre paintings of little towns and landscape.” He says, “The nocturnes the night landscapes have tonality. I try to keep the color close and set off little notes of emotion. I want to make the paintings accessible. They are a quick response and I hope to provoke a response in someone. Art is a shared experience otherwise it is just the artists navel gazing and what’s the point in that. I paint so people will respond to it.”

Robert Heilman, Mission House, 9 x 9 inches, oil on board

I asked Robert about his career as a painter. He said that he has been painting for 40 or 45 years. When he was in school, he painted the figure but after graduating, he wanted to paint what was around him. He began painting landscapes and small town scenes. What he calls “the real things all around me.” He looks at his paintings as “a failure in a way. Every time you paint you are trying to get it right and maybe you will get it in the next one.”

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New Talent: Nick Weber

Nick Weber, oil on canvas

Nick Weber, Streetlight, 11×14 inches, oil on canvas

F.A.N. Gallery is please to show the paintings of Nick Weber. Nick is an award winning artist and a graduate of Stanford University. He shows in New York and the Hamptons. Nick’s beautifully textured paintings of figures emerging out of shadow  are wonderful. His nocturnes depict points of light that faintly illuminate a setting.
Nick Weber,<em> Girl in the Sun</em>, 24 x 30 inches, oil on canvas

Nick Weber, Girl in the Sun, 24 x 30 inches, oil on canvas

What draws you to painting the figure? Do you like to paint the figure in your own studio or do you like to see the figure in their own environment/home setting?

“I think I keep painting the figure because I am one myself.  The impulse to paint is similar to the impulse to touch.”

Nick Weber, oil on canvas

Nick Weber, NYC Night, 24 x 30 inches,oil on canvas

What is your first creative memory or the first time you connected to something artistic?

 “When I was 7 I won the Kellogg’s ‘Stick up for Breakfast’ contest… a nationwide contest where kids drew Snap, Crackle ‘n’ Pop, Tony the Tiger, etc. I won a ten speed bike!   Then I became obsessed with drawing baseball and football players: Tony Dorsett, Terry Bradshaw.  I just found a few from 30 years ago, they have great rhythm.”

Come by the gallery and check out Nick’s work.

Group Show: New Talent and Gallery Artists

August 3 –31, 2012

Opening Reception August 3rd, 5 to 9 PM

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How Artists Will Be Affected by the Supreme Court’s Decision to Uphold Obama’s Affordable Care Act | Artinfo

Good information for artists.

How Artists Will Be Affected by the Supreme Court’s Decision to Uphold Obama’s Affordable Care Act | Artinfo.

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Introducing Neil Berger

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Neil Berger, “Manhattan Thru Girders I,” 20 x 24 inches

Neil Berger will be showing his paintings and monoprints July 6th thru the 28th. The opening reception is July 6, from 5 to 9 PM.

Neil’s paintings are bold explorations that capture the soul of New York city. He edits and expands the subject matter to compose paintings that express the mood of the city at any given time.

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