Thanks to all who came out to make our event a success!
Another one of our Happenings in New Hope, PA! Little Fly Studios Opening and House Party. Come on out to see the new space at Little Fly Studios . View the studio and outdoor work space in addition to art by 20+ local and regional artists. But that’s not all! We’ll have live music, performances, demonstrations and ways for YOU to participate in creative art making. Set on over 3 acres in Solebury Township with incredible views, come enjoy a day in the country with friends and family and see what we are up to! Drinks and light fare included. This is a FREE community event.
We will also create a Community Art Piece that will be donated to a local business or organization for permanent display. So bring one and all and help us build community through art! A portion of our art sale proceeds will benefit FACT Bucks County.
Our growing artists list!
Emerging Artists: Dylan Hurwitz (painting, BFA School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts) www.dylanhurwitz.com, Kyle Schwander (painting) https://sites.google.com/site/kyledschwander/, Victoria Berends (photography, BFA Tyler School of Art), Rachel Sooy (sculpture and ceramics, BFA Tyler School of Art) www.rachelsooy.com, Jessica Landis (sculpture and ceramics, BFA Tyler School of Art), Nicolo Maltese (painting), Imari Bratcher (film), Spencer Blevins (musician) and Rae Mae (Hoopdancing) http://raemae.moonfruit.com
Professional National and Local: Nancy Weisser of Maryland (glass) www.nancyweisser.com Ginger Hanrahan of Connecticut (painting/collage) http://gingerhanrahan.com/, Jeanne Bessette of N.C. (paintings) http://bessetteart.com/ Charlotte Brem NYC (sculpture), Liza Lucy of New Hope, PA (quilts and books) http://www.gloriouscolor.com/index.php Bob Krist of New Hope, PA (photography books) www.bobkrist.com Mike Gyampo of Trenton, NJ (sculpture) Alex Wender of Hawthorne, NJ (photography) www.knowingthefuture.com, Terry Meehan (painting), Lauren Kindle (collage and watercolor), Wendy Blevins (glass, mosaics, paintings), Donna Muchnicki (painting) Christine Ramirez (jewelry)
1:00pm Hot Glass Demonstration with Wendy Blevins
2:00-2:30pm Free Hoop Dancing lesson with Rachel Lancaster
2:45pm Hoop Dance performance by Rachel Lancaster
3-4:00pm Community Dance Painting with Dylan Hurwitz: Come participate in the creation of a large scale dance painting directed through the music of artist Dylan Hurwitz.
4:15pm Drum Circle with Jim Davidson: Come at 4pm and Jim will provide some hand drumming instruction, followed by holding a drum circle. Jim Davidson is a world percussionist and plays drums of many cultures, usually African style dununba (jun-jun), the big barrel bass drums in a djembe ensemble. He is a student of West African and Middle Eastern percussion and has studied with many masters including Mamady Keita, Famoudou Konate, Menes Yahuda, Quint Lange and Glen Velez. He holds many drum circles locally. www.jembe.com
5:30pm Spencer Blevins (musician): Spencer will be performing with his new project Natraj. Inspired by the legendary Indian-Fusion music of John Mclaughlin and Shakti as well as Jonas Hellborg, Shawn Lane and the Vinayakram brothers, Natraj is a fresh, modernized expansion of the melodic, improvisational, rhytmically driving music of their predecessors. Expect the unexpected and prepare yourself for something you’ve never experienced before.
More to come!
Little Fly Studios is also doing a fundraiser “New Arts for New Hope” to help cover costs for the event. Please donate what you can here!
Our first Happening was a fantastic event with 100+ people in attendance traveling from as far as New York City, Washington, D.C., Lancaster, PA. and the Jersey shore. Don’t miss this one! E-mail AllArtsConnection@gmail.com to be added to our e-mail list. Click here to see a video from the Painting Space event!
Are you a local business, art gallery or artist that would like to help sponsor this event? Whether you want to donate food or materials to create, or would like to attend the event to promote your business, we have lots of ways that you can be involved. Also let us know if you would be interested in displaying our finished art creation as we look for a permanent home. Send us an e-mail or call 215-534-0170 to discuss becoming a vital source for making this event a success.