Summer 2013 -Reveal

June 20 – August 24

Our 50th exhibition REVEAL will feature new work by Keith Cerone, Lindsey Kocur, AJ Liberto, Katrina Majkut, Leah Medin, Anthony Palocci Jr., Max Syron, and Jason Wallace.

Opening reception: Friday, June 21st. 7-10pm

Lindsey Kocur
CASE STUDY HOUSE #29, 2013
acrylic, acryla-gouache, ink, and collage on paper
12″ x 9″

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Thomas Dahlberg – New Work

Join us on Saturday, May 4th from 6-9pm for a reception celebrating the opening of Thomas Dahlberg’s solo exhibition, along with the 4 year anniversary of The Hallway Gallery.

Thomas was recently accepted into the graduate program at MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art). He has spent the past two years living in the Forest Hills neighborhood of Jamaica Plain in Boston, Massachusetts. We are excited to be exhibiting his latest work and wish him the best in Baltimore.

SpeedQueens

Speed Queens, 2012, 36″x48″, acrylic on canvas

“My recent work addresses the places I frequent. With each passing day an inhabited space becomes more difficult to see. We take familiar things for granted and ignore them. My new work is a struggle against this suppression of curiosity. I refuse to grow blind in the face of mundane surroundings. Each painting is a reconstruction, plane for plane, of a space that is vital to me due to the daily ritual of getting by. These are not sites of ideal beauty. They are lived in, functional, and given to entropy. I work and live here and these are my ambivalent representations.” – T. Dahlberg

Forest Hills

Forest Hills, 2013, 36”x60”, acrylic on canvas

If you can’t make it to the opening on Saturday, make sure to stop by for First Thursday on May 2nd from 6-9pm or some time throughout the month. Thomas Dahlberg’s paintings will be on display through June 2nd.

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Shari Weschler Rubeck – Being Human

April 4-28th 2013

Being Human

Opening Reception – April 6th – 6-9pm

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Alter Ego #4, 2012 – acrylic, airbrush on canvas – 48″ x 36″

“Being Human features several of my series, such as EGOs, Tuned In and Circus Freaks, all of which deal with the many facets of humanness.  New Beginning, the most prominent series in the show correlates to the future direction of ‘Us’.  We are transforming – merging biology and technology.    Though, I imagine a divide, where some reach back to the animal and organic workings of the world.” – Shari

Shari Weschler Rubeck has had many solo exhibitions in the New England and New York area over the years, most recently at Gallery K in Nantucket, Colo Colo Gallery in New Bedford, RI and Gallery Z in Providence. She has also participated in various group shows over the years.

We are excited to be exhibiting a wide range of her works at The Hallway this month. For more information, visit the gallery or contact us by email or phone.

WeschlerRubeck RobotSwimmer NB4   10x8  2012  NAP

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Rooms Down The Hallway 3.21

Come on out and hear some of Boston’s best writers read their prose and poetry!

March’s lineup features Rob Hochschild, Melissa Mills-Dick, and Shuchi Saraswat.

Rooms Down The Hallway – March 21st 8pm

Rob Hochschild has written or reported for The Boston Globe, WBUR, and DownBeat, and has competed in the local storytelling series, Massmouth. A long career behind the mic began with a stint as news director of a country music radio station in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, and also led to gigs as a baseball park announcer and voiceover actor. He earned an MFA in creative writing at Emerson College and is writing a memoir about his family, using material from research he conducted in Austria, Poland, and Ukraine.

Melissa Mills-Dick received an MFA from Bennington College and is a graduate of Hampshire College. Her writing recently appeared in Necessary Fiction. She lives in Boston with her husband and two cats, both named after dead presidents. She works in communications at Planned Parenthood.

Shuchi Saraswat received her MFA from Emerson College. She is currently working on a novel, tentatively titled The White Elephant, which is about a family curse, from Hindu mythological times, that weaves through generations of one family. She is the recipient of The 2012 Gulliver Travel Research Grant from The Speculative Literature Foundation and has received fellowships to Writers Omi at Ledig House and The Writers’ Room of Boston and scholarships to Tin House Summer Writers’ Workshop and Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. She currently helps manage the fiction section and hosts author readings at Brookline Booksmith and teaches fiction workshops at Grub Street, Inc.

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Brand Dead

March 2013

BRAND DEAD  is a collection of works by nine artists commissioned to re-interpret contemporary logos and familiar ad campaigns. The resulting works that make up the exhibition range from the satirical playfulness of Wacky Packages and MAD Magazine advertisements, to more somber critiques of some of America’s most iconic companies such as, Budweiser, Pep Boys, Procter & Gamble and Kelloggs.

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The participating artists included in BRAND DEAD are: Brian Butler, Peat Duggins, Pat Falco, Raspado Friaz (Raul Gonzalez), Ryan Hennessee, Rhonda Ratray, Jack W Schneider, Karl Stevens and Todd White…

Opening Reception:

WEDNESDAY March 6th, 6-9pm

Showing through March 31st

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Ideology and Differences

February 2012

Sinan Hussein

Ideology and Differences

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Sneak Peek Preview Party- February 2nd, 3-7pm

Opening Reception – February 7th, 6-9pm

Showing thru February 28th

Sinan Hussein graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Baghdad in 2004. He is a member of the Iraqi Plastic Artists Society and the Iraqi Artist Association. Sinan has held solo and group exhibitions in Kuwait, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Amman and Turkey. His paintings can be found in various museums and private collections throughout the Middle East.

Sinan, his wife, and son moved to Worcester, Massachusetts in the summer of 2011. This is his first solo show in the United States.

“His works depict the marriage of female and male figurines surrounded by members of their Tribe. Sinan has picked up a new thread of surrealistic Art with refreshing and renewed techniques, colors and materials, all in a delicate conceptual blend and expressive pictorial structure.” Boushahri Gallary, Kuwait (MASHMOOM)

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Idealogy and Differences - “A face in my hand, a mask in your hand. Angels of heaven shaking off the dust of the earth. Hands are moving like dancing toys. Religions differ. Ideologies differ. And It is no different.” – Sinan Hussein

2012 -acrylic on canvas, 30×30 inches

 

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Enjoy your _______.

January 2013

In the City, buildings are placed carefully, but have the spaces between and around been handled with the same level of consideration? As filtered through the private sensibilities of Designers, these spaces can appear to communicate a disregard for the User.
Enjoy your _______. promotes a reconsideration of several underutilized spaces in Boston, where the User has become inadvertently estranged from a space designed for their ‘enjoyment’.

Using a combination of images, overlayed with text, this graphic installation illustrates the potential for dissonance between designer and product, and the resulting tepid relation with the public.

Please join us on January 3, 2013 from 6-9pm for the opening reception. Neil Piatt and Jennifer West, both Boston architects, have been working on this project for the past six months. Showing thru January 30th.

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Rooms Down the Hallway

Open to the public!
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Thursday, January 24, 8 p.m.
with readings by:
Erica Anzalone
Sonya Larson
Adam Stumacher

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Erica Anzalone was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She holds an MFA from the University of Iowa and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where she was awarded a Schaeffer fellowship. Her first book, Samsara, is the winner of the 2011 Noemi Press Poetry Prize.  She is currently Book Review Editor of the literary magazine Interim.

Sonya Larson is the Program Director of Grub Street. Her short fiction has appeared in or been honored by Glimmer Train, Meridian, Nimrod, The Red Mountain Review, and The Hub. She has received awards and scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, St. Botolph Club Foundation, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison writing program.

Adam Stumacher‘s fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Granta, The Kenyon Review, The Sun, Night Train, Massachusetts Review, TriQuarterly, and elsewhere, was anthologized in Best New American Voices, and won the Raymond Carver Short Story Award. He holds degrees from Cornell University and Saint Mary’s College and was a fiction fellow at the University of Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing. He has been awarded a tuition scholarship from Bread Loaf and residencies from the Vermont Studio Center, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Spiro Arts, and others. He has taught creative writing at MIT, the University of Wisconsin, Saint Mary’s College, and Grub Street, and has many years experience as an educator in urban high schools. He is the author of a short story collection, The Neon Desert, and is currently working on a novel, entitled A Liar’s Opus.

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December 2012

Featuring over 60 artists and 150 works of art during the month of December. Give art this holiday season…

Stop by and see work by the artists listed above, plus many more!

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Rooms Down the Hallway – November 2012

Please join us for lit & libations
Thursday, November 15, 8 p.m.
with readings by:
Reyna Clancy, fiction
Kate Robinson, poetry
Sue Williams, fiction
Reyna Clancy studied literature and writing at Bard, and neurobiology and psychology at UMass, and recently earned her MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars. Born on a commune in New Mexico, she grew up in New York, New Jersey, Florida, and Boston, where she lives in Jamaica Plain with her husband, Tim, and daughter, Tallula.
Kate Robinson’s work has appeared in DitchThe CommonGroundConfrontation, and numerous other places. Her book of poetry, Darling Angel Meat, came out this year and has been given high marks by Amy Gerstler, Gordon Purkis, and others. She lives in the Boston Area.
Sue Williams has been published in numerous literary magazines including Narrative Magazine (where she also used to work as an editor), Night TrainSalamander, and Smokelong Quarterly. Under her pen name of Lana Fox, she has been an online sex columnist for both Boston Magazine and the Nervous Breakdown, and her erotic short stories appear in a variety of anthologies, including Best Bondage Erotica 2012. Her petite novel is to be published by Harper Collins’ imprint Mischief and her nonfiction self-help book project is represented by the Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency. She is a passionate co-founder of Go Deeper Press (www.godeeperpress.com), which will be launching on December 1, and she can be found online at: www.suewilliams.co.uk and www.lanafox.com
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