The One You Know

Hosted by NoBA Art Space and Gallery 200 Bala Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 The One You Know brings together all ten NAPOLEON artists, each of whom have chosen a guest artist whose work resonates with their own. Artists are generally viewed as makers but we also fit the opposing impulse with just as much … Continue reading

Joan Oh: SHOE AVENUE

A solo-exhibition by Joan Oh THIS EXHIBITION WILL BE HELD AT PILOT PROJECTS 1719 N 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19122 NAPOLEON, in conjunction with Pilot Projects, is pleased to announce SHOE AVENUE. Joan Oh’s first solo show of new photographs and ceramic sculptures will examine the phenomenon of hypebeast culture and advertising within an online … Continue reading

Nick Fagan: MOURN

A solo-exhibition by Nick Fagan Winner of the NAPOLEON 2017 Open Call THIS EXHIBITION WILL BE HELD AT 990 SPRING GARDEN STREET MOURN is a recent body of work about suicide. Fagan’s paintings and sculptures consider the different roles people play in personal tragedies. Each work looks at a new facet of the experience, from personally … Continue reading

Katie Locke: KATIE KATIE

KATIE KATIE A solo-exhibition by new NAPOLEON member Katie Locke This exhibition uses a childhood still life as a portal to a moment of clarity. This access generates new and uncanny embodiments of this object, with each iteration discovering something originally unknown. Opening Reception First Friday, June 2nd 6pm – 10pm NAPOLEON 319 N 11th … Continue reading

Rich Hogan and Lauren Rosenthal McManus

Rich Hogan and Lauren Rosenthal McManus NAPOLEON is pleased to announce a two-person exhibition of works by Rich Hogan and Lauren Rosenthal. This exhibition pairs two artists pursuing investigations that consider human understanding of and interaction within the landscape. Processes are physically, visually, and historically layered to coax us into a deeper conversation with our environment. … Continue reading

F(L)AT

F(L)AT Napoleon and Tiger Strikes Asteroid are pleased to present F(L)AT, featuring artworks by members of the artist-run gallery, SOIL, located in Seattle, WA. F(L)AT – Flat or Fat, is a response to the complications of shipping artwork across the country. The members of SOIL were tasked with creating artwork that could ship flat and … Continue reading

float

A  group exhibition by new NAPOLEON members Ava Hassinger, Katie Locke, Daniel Oliva and Ricardo Zapata NAPOLEON welcomes its newest members with a group exhibition entitled float, accompanied with an essay by Samantha Mitchell. These four artists find a common interest in the intuitive process of art making. They share a recognition that in order to … Continue reading

H. John Thompson: Trouble Light

Trouble Light A solo-exhibition by NAPOLEON founding member H. John Thompson On May 15, 1934 the RMS Olympic collided with and sank the LV-117, killing seven of the eleven crew members aboard. The RMS Olympic was the sister ship of the RMS Titanic and the LV-117 a light vessel moored on the Nantucket shoal to … Continue reading

Pierre Valls: “So Help Me God”

“So Help Me God” Napoleon member Nichola Kinch hosts France and Spain based artist Pierre Valls “So Help Me God” is part of the ongoing project Oaths: Aesthetic of Memory. The investigation started in Havana, Cuba, in 2016 and will travel accross America, Europe and the Middle East, during the two coming years. Oaths of enlistment in … Continue reading

Lucia Thomé: Solo Summer

Solo Summer Napoleon member H. John Thompson hosts Philadelphia artist Lucia Thomé ‘Solo Summer’ is a body of work mostly made during the summer months of 2016. The works are vignettes of experiences and memories both made and imagined from a summer spent alone. The solo-ness of this summer is an adventure into independence in which … Continue reading

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