Essay for COM’ A TERRA QUIETE IN FOCO VIVO, a solo exhibition by Gioj de Marco

It’s Oh So Quiet  by Erin Gordon an essay for COM’ A TERRA QUIETE IN FOCO VIVO a solo exhibition by Gioj de Marco   I remember the faint smell of a campfire. Oddly comforting, yet visually ominous and threatening. The sky, still that familiar California blue, was hazy with tinges of orange and red. … Continue reading

Seeing Eye to Eye: Notes on Curating Room for One

Seeing Eye to Eye: Notes on Curating Room for One By Daniel Oliva Why am I so excited about this exhibition? I wanted to make a show with miniatures and small works because they invite close looking. When artists produce works this small and with an abundance of precise detail, viewers can often feel the … Continue reading

Room for One

Room for One   February 7 – February 28, 2020 Opening Reception: Friday February 7, 6:00pm-9:00pm   NAPOLEON presents Room for One, an exhibition of small works curated by Collective member Daniel Oliva. We invite viewers to gaze into the worlds created by each artist, who bring a commitment to craft that is carried along … Continue reading

Group Text

Group Text   January 10 -31, 2020 Opening reception: Friday January 10th  6-9pm   When we group text, we speak to the whole gang at once, our comments sent like arrows into a post for all to see; then we wait for a response. We group text for parties, after work happy hours and now— … Continue reading

Elastic Waistband: Napoleon Fundraiser and Cake Raffle

  Join us at NAPOLEON, for our year-end fundraiser Friday, December 6th from 6 – 10pm.   Come, have a drink, and take in works created by members especially for this event. All work is editioned and will be priced-nice for all of your arts’ desires. Stay for the cake raffle! In addition to artworks, … Continue reading

Good Bite: Good Children Gallery

Good Bite: Good Children Gallery   Opening Reception: First Friday, November 1st, 6-10pm Exhibition Dates: November 1- 30th, 2019 Established in 2008, Good Children Gallery is a founding collective in the St. Claude Arts District in New Orleans. Good Children’s monthly exhibitions showcase engaging work from local, national, and international artists. This exhibition will give … Continue reading

Spitting Distance: Heather Raquel Phillips & Keenan Bennett

Spitting Distance: Kennan Bennett and Heather Raquel Phillips

Spitting Distance   Collaborative & Individual new work by Kennan Bennett & Heather Raquel Phillips   Opening Reception: First Friday, October 4th, 6-10pm Exhibition Dates: October 4th – 26th, 2019   Through sites of intimate exchange, Spitting Distance examines the socio-politico-cultural salience of deviance as a mode for navigating the world.   Keenan Bennett (he, they) … Continue reading

Time in the Codex: Tia-Simone Gardner & Rini Yun Keagy

Tia-Simone Gardner · Rini Yun Keagy   Time in the Codex   Opening Reception: First Friday, September 6th, 6-10pm Exhibition Dates: September 6th -22nd   The colonial archive is, emphatically, a series of omissions and erasures. Through their work with its images, documents and artifacts, Tia-Simone Gardner and Rini Yun Keagy gather the minor fragments … Continue reading

SO YEA: A Poem by Heather Raquel Phillips for GAG: Peggy and Emily Blei Hracho

GAG verb gagged; gagging 1.  a:  to restrict use of the mouth of by inserting something into it  to prevent speech or     outcry b:  to prevent from exercising freedom of speech or expression c:  to pry or hold open with a gag 2)  to provide or write quips or pranks 3)  to choke or cause … Continue reading

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