Autumn Salon: An Annual Members Exhibition Celebrating Philadelphia Studio Tours 2017
October 8-29, 2017
The 3rd Street Gallery is pleased to present Autumn Salon: An Annual Members Exhibition featuring painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, collage, mixed media, ceramic and fiber art. This group exhibition coincides with the Philadelphia Open Studio Tours: POST 2017, a program of the Center for Emerging Visual Artists and one of the premier open studio tour events in the country. As a Community Partner with POST 2017, 3rd Street Gallery increases awareness of the arts in the wider community and strengthens bonds with fellow artists, local businesses, and neighborhood organizations.
First Friday, October 6, from 5-9 pm
POST 2017 weekend Saturday and Sunday, October 7 & 8, 12-6pm
Artist’s Reception will take place on Sunday, October 22, 1-4 pm.
Long time 3SG member, Carol Wisker presents Accumulators, an exhibition of sculptural assemblages, selected by curator Barbara Bassett, the Constance Williams Curator of Education for School and Teacher Programs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. In Wisker’s recent exhibition Left Behind, the Accumulators brought together textiles and findings from a variety of cultures left behind due to migration. In this new exhibition Wisker extends her definition of the Accumulators to also include aggregations of“created natural growth” in her fiber, wood and textile sculptures.
Artist Reception and Talks: Saturday November 11, 5-8PM.
Artist Talk by Carol Wisker: Accumulator...I Am! Saturday November 11, 6:30 PM
First Friday: November 3, 5-9PM