Shred America Screening
Oct
5
9:30 PM21:30

Shred America Screening

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La Bodega Art Space and Gallery is proud to present a screening of "Shred America". A documentary about Four twenty-year-olds travel from Chicago to New York on skateboards. Fueled by youthful ignorance, the four navigate America's landscape through a maze of wrong turns and unfortunate circumstances. Shred America” is the documentary story of Arthur Swidzinki, Michael Kosciesza, James Lagen and Anthony Michal who made this journey before the days of easily accessible GPS and smartphones in 2008.

Screening will conclude with a discussion with some of the films creators.  Refreshments will be served.

To purchase tickets please go here.

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Latinx in Publishing: A NIGHT OF SPOKEN WORD POETRY,
Sep
12
7:00 PM19:00

Latinx in Publishing: A NIGHT OF SPOKEN WORD POETRY,

THIS WEDNESDAY! We are hosting an event organized by Latinx in Publishing:
A NIGHT OF SPOKEN WORD POETRY, featuring some of the most dynamic Latinx performers in the poetry world today. Please join us for performances by award-winning and acclaimed poets Denice Frohman (2013 Women of the World Poetry Slam Champion), Yesenia Montilla (The Pink Box), Raquel Salas Rivera (The Tertiary/Lo Terciario), Christopher Soto (Sad Girl Poems), Angela Maria Spring (Duende District Bookstore founder and owner), and David Tomas Martinez (Hustle). Copies of the poets' books will be available for sale at the event by Greenlight Bookstore of Brooklyn. September 12th, 7-9 pm

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RE:RE: patterns
Sep
7
7:00 PM19:00

RE:RE: patterns

La Bodega Gallery is pleased to present "RE: RE: patterns", a group exhibition featuring artists who have aesthetically or conceptually incorporated patterns and/or repetition into their art practices. All artists in the exhibition work with patterns in a multitude ways, utilizing an array of techniques and mediums to create works that explore a myriad of subject matter. This exhibit focuses on stylistic varieties of repeating art elements that drive toward movement, harmony and unity. 

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Figure Drawing
Sep
5
7:00 PM19:00

Figure Drawing

Figure drawing sessions are every Wednesday and open to the public. A moderator runs the class, but there is no instruction given during the sessions. Bring your own materials and BYOB if you like!  (Series of short poses.)

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Drawing Class
Jul
21
2:00 PM14:00

Drawing Class

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Drawing Class

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Saturdays July 14, 21 & 28 and August 4 | 2 - 4 pm
$50 per class , $160 per set of 4 classes
All levels welcome, 16 y/o and up


Come learn the techniques that will improve your drawing skills in this 4 sessions instructed drawing class. Artist Jamie Holder will explain proportion, composition, shading and lightning, texture, and defining details that will ultimately create beautiful finished drawings. The focus will be on realistic drawing of the human figure, still life and landscape, and participants are encouraged to develop their own creativity and style. Drawing materials are provided but feel free to bring your own.

 

Jamie Holder studied at Art & Design High School, The Art Students League of New York and Pratt Institute. He is a fine arts painter, book covers illustrator and figure drawing instructor who also worked as a production artist for 14 years.

Sign up at https://www.labodegastudios.com/classes/drawing

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Guilty Pleasures a Solo Exhibition by Sarah Allen Eagen
Jul
20
7:00 PM19:00

Guilty Pleasures a Solo Exhibition by Sarah Allen Eagen

La Bodega Gallery is pleased to present Guilty Pleasures, an exhibition by Sarah Allen Eagen that explores the sensual, vulnerable and alienating aspects of self-representation in contemporary society. Guilty Pleasures features never-before-exhibited photographs on silk that expose the unspoken, personal moments that are mediated by digital skins and explores tenderness as it is interpreted by technology. An opening reception for the artist will be held on Friday July 20 at La Bodega Gallery (695 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11215) from 7pm to 10pm.

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Opening Reception: "Itinerant Maladies" a solo exhibition by Sara Jimenez, curated by Oshun Layne
Jun
15
7:00 PM19:00

Opening Reception: "Itinerant Maladies" a solo exhibition by Sara Jimenez, curated by Oshun Layne

Sara Jimenez’s “Itinerant Maladies” constructs an opportunity for the public to explore Jimenez’s imagination of what the tropics would look like if the trauma from the colonial history were absorbed and visible. There will be public programming and events of invited artists, writers, and performers throughout the exhibition.

An opening reception will be held at La Bodega Gallery on Friday, June 15th, 2018 from 7-10pm. La Bodega, located at 695 5th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215, is open Sundays 1-6pm and by appointment.

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OPENING RECEPTION: puro color / One year anniversary celebration
May
5
6:00 PM18:00

OPENING RECEPTION: puro color / One year anniversary celebration

For La Bodega Gallery’s one year anniversary exhibition entitled “puro color” we are accepting colorful submissions from artists of color! As people of color have been historically marginalized and underrepresented within the arts, La Bodega Gallery would like to host a show which promotes the talents of artists of color who offer their unique perspectives through the use of colorful pigments. 
For this open call we are inviting both emerging and established artists of color. Works can utilize any medium or style and explore a myriad of subject matter, they just must be COLORFUL.

This show will be curated by Miguel Ayuso, the founder and owner of La Bodega Studios. 

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(con)text Opening Reception
Apr
6
7:00 PM19:00

(con)text Opening Reception

La Bodega Gallery is pleased to present (con)text, a group exhibition curated by Karen Mainenti and Johnny Thornton, featuring five artists who incorporate text in their art practices in dynamic ways. The artworks selected for this exhibition use language as a device to explore social and political issues within their work. Each artist utilizes text in distinctive ways—employing different mediums, techniques and aesthetic strategies—to create a visual language reflective of their respective subject matters. 
Participating artists: Elysa D. Batista, Delano Dunn, Grace Hong, Karen Mainenti and Katrina Majkut.
 

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Rendering Likeness Opening Reception
Mar
9
7:00 PM19:00

Rendering Likeness Opening Reception

La Bodega Gallery is Pleased to present “Rendering Likeness,” a contemporary portraiture exhibition. 

Contemporary portraiture takes many forms and encompasses countless mediums and techniques that explore a myriad of subject matter. The artists in this show have many different approaches to portraiture, showcasing a diverse range of mediums, techniques, subject matter and concepts.
 

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