Gallery Night: Just a Kid from Akron

Join us Friday February 2nd, 2018 from 5pm to 9pm for art, beer, snacks and a nice warm fire.

Works by Adam Brazil, curated by M. E. Grimm

In “Just a Kid from Akron”, Adam Brazil evokes memories of a blue-collar upbringing through media-based assemblages. Examining working-class desires such as lotto, beer and sports, Brazil’s work conjures the nonproductive consumption of time as personalized art-objects that promise pleasure as a temporary refuge from the monotonous toil of subordinate employment.

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Gallery Night: Dead President

The old wall to wall carpet is gone, walls painted, gallery rail hung, wood stove cleaned and seasoned. The guest lounge is fully lounge ready and we’re excited to host our first gallery night opening next Friday, January 5th! 

Join us Friday January 5th, 2018 from 5pm to 9pm.

Dead President by Lauren Valchuis

Dead President re-appropriates ephemeral imagery of mid-century American political figures, namely that of John F. Kennedy, highlighting the pop cultural context and propaganda mechanisms in which they were originally produced. Through framing and exhibiting imagery extracted from vintage magazines, the idealization of an imagined present/past and the subsequent tragedy of its eventual demised is pondered. Join us on Friday January 5th 5pm – 9pm. Show runs through Jan. 18th.

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