Elisa Contemporary Art is pleased to present our new gallery exhibit, 25 Under 26. This group shown features 25 artworks from US and International artists all priced under $2,600. The exhibit opens on Thursday, October 19 and runs through December 14 at the Riverdale NY Gallery.
According to owner Lisa Cooper, "This is the first time we have created a price based exhibit at the gallery. My goal is to share with people that art is accessible at every level and there is such a range of styles, types and creative visions to resonate with a diverse group of art buyers from the first-time buyer to the experienced collector. I continue to strive to make art accessible and welcoming to all to experience living with artl"
The exhibit features architectural inspired works on paper and paintings by our international artists. Highlights include cityscapes by Colombian artist, Alexis Duque; new imagined mixed media urban environments by Turkish artist, Yasemin Kackar-Demirel; Vallejo California street scenes captured in watercolor paintings and acrylic on wood by Armenian-American artist, Ferdinanda Florence and interiors by Marfa artist, Martha Hughes.
Nature inspired artworks include small high gloss landscapes by Canadian artist, Marie Danielle Leblanc and two dreamy landscapes by South Carolina emerging artist, Ann Wood Mezian. Mezian was recent winner selected by Elisa Contemporary Art in the " Healing Power of Art" competition presented by Manhattan Arts International. Elisa Contemporary Art is pleased to be debuting the artwork of this new emerging artist.
The exhibit also includes three distinct styles of photography. The Blur series by Connecticut artist, Allyson Monson shot on the West Coast, Bronx photographer John Conn's series from travels to Antarctica and Cuba, and the Candala series by Georgia artist, Paula Brett.
Works on paper are also featured in the show. They include the Europa series by LA artist, Stephanie Cate based on her fascination with the Planet Europa, the 6th largest moon of Jupiter and the moon with the greatest potential for life, a new Pop Art woodcut by Texas artist Mitch McGee and a monoprint by Connecticut printmaker, Roxanne Faber Savage.
What: 25 Under 26 exhibit
Featured artists: Paula Brett, Stephanie Cate, John Conn, Yasemin Kackar Demirel, Alexis Duque, Ferdinanda Florence, Marie Danielle Leblanc, Mitch McGee, Anne Wood Mezian, Allyson Monson, Roxanne Faber Savage
When: October 19-December 14, 2017
Where: Elisa Contemporary Art, 5622 Mosholu Avenue, Riverdale NY 10471
Hours: Thursdays 12pm – 5:00pm and by appointment (Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends)
About Elisa Contemporary Art
Elisa Contemporary Art represents a portfolio of emerging through mid-career contemporary artists. Our art and artists do not fit into any particular current trend or fashion, but are those exploring and testing the boundaries of various media, techniques, materials and ideas about humanity, nature and our world.
Founded in 2007 by Lisa Cooper, Elisa Contemporary Art is dedicated to promoting the appreciation and collection of art as a way to enrich and heal our lives, our communities, and the world. The Riverdale Gallery opened in 2008. An Art Salon in Fairfield CT opened in 2017 (by appointment only). Elisa Contemporary Art has participated in international art fairs in New York, Miami and the Hamptons. We have curated over 15 public art exhibits in the Tri-State area.
We also believe in the power of giving back, and donate a portion of gallery sales to philanthropic organizations that help children and families within underserved communities heal and grow through their experience with art. We support Free Arts NYC, and The Art Therapy Project.
Elisa Contemporary Art has been featured in a number of publications including Ocean Home Magazine, Hamptons Cottages & Gardens, New York Spaces and The New York Times and on Artsy.
For more information, visit www.ElisaContemporaryArt.com or see us on Artsy and 1stdibs.