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Open for Open Studio 2013

Category : Around The Office, Around West Hartford, Art & Design, Art Event, Social

My studio will be open on November 10th and 11th for Hartford Open Studio 2013.
Please come up to the 4th floor of ArtSpace Hartford and visit me in studio #413.

I’ll be showing pieces from my newest series “Primal Colors” and expect to have between 15 – 20 pieces for sale.

Work on paper by Michael Madore

Category : Art & Design, Art Event

I stopped by the art gallery at 100 Pearl St to see the artwork of Michael Maddadore. The gallery is located within the lobby of 100 Pearl Street next to the Greater Hartford Welcome Center. No doubt some of the people who work in the building, some of which I know must have also seen some of this art, and other too, even if just in passing. I wish there was more traveling art in the corporate world.

Some of the work is marked as sold– bravo. Below is a shot of one of Mike’s pieces. Im glad to see other local artists working and living downtown.

Michael Madore
Gallery Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-7pm.

Personally, I like it. Sure, Im his friend, but this shows a serious dedication and attention to detail. Its not a sprint, this is a marathon. Those lines are precise in their perspective and perfectly straight. Sure, use a ruler and you get the same effect – but this is a relatively large scale work, about 32 or 36″ tall, so a large amount of time went into this. There is a certain style to this that’s working and I like it. It rigidly adhering to rules of perspective in the foreground and center and throws it all those same rules out the window along the edge.

Open Studio Group Show Opens Tonight in the Gallery of ArtSpace.

Category : Around West Hartford, Art Event, Social

This is the first event of Open Studio Hartford. Over 160 artists are showing their work in the next two weeks and most of them will be at this event tonight. Get your first glimpse at each artist’s work and style. This is sure to be a smashing event.

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=152717564761248

“So What!” Opening a great success!

Category : Around West Hartford, Art Event, Social

Thank you to all the people who came out to the “So What!” art show at Hartford ArtSpace on October 23ed. I should also like to say thank you to Dan Small and Arturo Rosa for bringing me into the show and letting me have a section of wall to display my art. Nothing like impending deadlines to spur the creation of new art!

Prints of the work will be available for purchase during Open Studio.

The after party was also a great success and to all those who came: Im glad you had a good time. Music provided by Torrential , MisEyesis, and Dj Slav. I’d also like to thank my bartenders for keeping some semblance of law and order, or what passes for law and order in these parts anyway. Last, but not least, big ups to Andre and the other writers who created some awesome backgrounds for us to use in the gallery of some bonafied street art.

The next show is Open Studio and I hope to see you all there as well. I should have at least one new piece on display by then.