Gallery

“Alone Together” Exhibition

“Alone Together” Exhibition

Recent Work by Sharlet Di Giorgio & Candace Law

November 6 – December 18, 2021
Opening Reception: Saturday, November 6 at 2–4 pm

Color | Ink Studio & Gallery is presenting an exhibition of recent work by artists Sharlet Di Giorgio and Candace Law. They will be showing original artwork in fiber and encaustic/mixed media created during the last 18 months.

The Opening Reception is on Saturday, November 6 at 2–4 pm, featuring music by Joe Yankee and poetry readings by Patricia Barnes and Sharlet Di Giorgio in a program that starts at 2:30 pm. It’s free and open to the public (masks required). The exhibition runs through December 18.

Once the exhibition opens, click the link to view it online or schedule your visit to the Gallery. No appointment is needed to attend the Opening Reception; otherwise, the Gallery is open most weekdays only by appointment. The original fine art on view in the exhibition will be available for purchase in the Gallery or securely online.

Recent Exhibitions

“Conversations With Nature” Exhibition

“Conversations With Nature” Exhibition

Works by Nobuko Yamasaki

October 1–30, 2021
Artist’s Reception: Saturday, October 9 at 1–4 pm

Color | Ink Studio is presenting a solo exhibition of prints by woodblock artist Nobuko Yamasaki. Her work features elements from nature—often with trees, feathers, and water—and she uses traditional Japanese woodblock printing techniques, occasionally combined with collage, watercolor and more recently, inkdropping. The result is printmaking at its best!

The Artist’s Reception is on Saturday, October 9 at 1-4 pm. The exhibition runs through October 30.

The artwork can be viewed online here or by appointment in Color | Ink Studio’s gallery.

“Cup of Home” Exhibition

“Cup of Home” Exhibition

Artwork and Poetry of Patricia Barnes

August 28 – September 25, 2021
Reception and Book Signing: Saturday, August 28 at 2–5 pm

Color | Ink Studio is presenting a solo exhibition of the artwork of Downriver artist and award-winning poet Patricia Barnes. Her mixed media paintings present a collage of visual elements in a variety of mediums. She is constantly on the lookout for the representation of an object that can be a symbol of something richer than itself when put in partnership or conflict with another.

The exhibition opens with a reception and book signing on Saturday, August 28 at 2–5 pm, which will feature live music and a reading of poetry from Patricia’s book “Cup of Home”. Copies of her book will be available for purchase. The exhibit runs through September 25.

Following the opening, the artwork can be viewed online here or by appointment in Color | Ink Studio’s gallery.

BIG INK Print Exhibition

BIG INK Print Exhibition

Artists:

Hannah Cohen • Melanie Dorson • Emma Formato • Alison M. Funk • Jennifer Garrison • Bodgen Ghita • Shannon Grecula • Elizabeth Harple • Karen L. Hubacher • Mary Stevenson Keefe • Ali Keller • Robert Maloney • Duncan McDaniel • Nimmy Melvin • Heather Morgan • Polly Perkins • Ashley Quick • Michael Rich • Maggie Scotilla • Nomi Silverman • Moose Wesler • Kathleen Wynn

Exhibition Dates: June 12 – August 14, 2021
VIP Preview Event: June 10 – 11

BIG INK and Color | Ink Studio are pleased to present an exhibition of large woodblock prints from the BIG INK collection. This exhibit is curated by Candace and Eric Law, the principals at Color | Ink Studio.

BIG INK is a traveling educational program that teaches visual art and brings people together to celebrate woodblock printmaking. We empower artists with the tools and techniques needed to carve a large-scale woodblock. Our public events highlight the spectacle of the printing process.

Artists interested in carving a woodblock of at least 24 by 36 inches are invited to apply to print with BIG INK. No prior experience is required and emerging, mid-career, and established visual artists are encouraged to apply. Upon acceptance, artists have two months to carve their design. We then meet at a venue and help each other print as a group.

BIG INK will be at Color | Ink Studio for a woodblock printing event on October 16-17, 2021. The application deadline is August 9, 2021. For more information about the event and to apply, visit BIGINK.org.

“Liminality” Exhibition | Candace Law

“Liminality” Exhibition | Candace Law

Exhibition Dates: May 15 – May 29, 2021

“Liminality” is a collection of more than 30 small works in encaustic and mixed media by artist Candace Law that represent her abstract response to our time in the pandemic.

The runs through Saturday, May 29. The Gallery is open only by appointment at Calendly.com/colorinkstudio/gallery or view the exhibition online at ColorInkStudio.com/liminality.

This new series is about life since COVID, and the thoughts, feelings, and emotions that all of us have been wrestling with over the last year. Each piece incorporates a word and her visual reflection on it.

“Liminality” is the quality of ambiguity or disorientation that occurs in the middle stage of a period of cultural change. Traditions become uncertain and the future, once taken for granted, may be in doubt. It is the perfect term for what we’ve been going through for the past year.

Law is an award-winning artist who works primarily in encaustic and mixed media. Her work has appeared in many local, regional and national exhibitions, and is in a number of private collections. She is a principal at Color | Ink Studio, where she maintains her studio practice and teaches workshops for artists. Visit CandaceLaw.com to see more of her artwork.

Joe Davis “Rewired”

Joe Davis “Rewired”

Exhibition Dates: March 6 – May 15, 2020 (Held Over)
Online Artist Talk: Wednesday, April 29 at 4 pm (Eastern)

“Rewired” is an intriguing solo exhibition of objects and drawings from wire that is found all over the streets and alleys of Marfa, Texas. Chicago artist Joe Davis picks it up and gives it new life as wall installations, dimensional objects, and graphite drawings. The exhibition has been held over to May 15. We had the opportunity to chat live online with Davis about his work and take questions. Click here to watch the video.

The original purpose of this wire was connected to the ranching business in West Texas. Joe started saving it a couple of years ago, and eventually put some of it on the walls of his home. Davis says about his work, “The accidental shaping of it by being crushed under truck tires, the rusty colored surfaces, and even the texture of it has become thoroughly engaging to me.” More recently, he has been using it to make other shapes, such as cubes or rectangles, and re-bending some of it to make representational wall figures. Davis has also been working on a continuing series of graphite drawings of pieces of this wire.

Although the Gallery is currently closed to visitors, selected works from the exhibition are available to view online. All works shown are for sale.

 Artist Opportunities

Call for Proposals

Are you interested in a solo or group exhibition in our Gallery? Do you have an idea for a themed show that you’d like to curate? We’d like to learn more about what you have in mind!  Just send an email to us at Gallery@ColorInkStudio.com with your contact information, a description of your proposed exhibition, and attach up to 10 image samples of the artwork that would be included. We accept exhibition proposals throughout the year, and there is no cost to submit.

The Gallery exclusively exhibits original works of fine art—primarily paintings, works on paper, photography, and sculpture. We do not display reproductions of original art, merchandise, or jewelry. Exhibitions in the Gallery generally run for 6-8 weeks. If your proposal is accepted, there is a $50 exhibition fee payable when the exhibition is scheduled and a contract signed.

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