Our Blog (Page 39)

Opening night for Keliy Anderson-Staley: Imagined Family Heirlooms

 

This past Saturday we here at the John Cleary Gallery celebrated the Houston premier of Keliy Anderson-Staley's Imagined Family Heirlooms with an opening nigh reception with the artist in attendance.

2011-03-26 19.31.03

Installation shots of Keliy's Baking Pan Series and Americans: Contemporary Tintype Portraits

 

Response was enthusiastic to Keliy's work, which includes a wide range of photographic techniques as well as the incorporation of found objects into the exhibit.

2011-03-26 18.16.53

Keliy (left) discussing her work with an interested attendee

 

2011-03-26 19.14.20

2011-03-26 19.35.45

Imagined Family Heirlooms, 2011

 

Patrons were also treated to milk (white Russians) and cookies, inspired by the artists Baking Pan Series and served by the gallery's in-house bartender/baker, Arnaud Couturier.

2011-03-26 18.31.58

 

Keliy, Catherine and I would like to offer a warm thanks to all who attended and made this exhibit opening a great success!

2011-03-26 22.35.46

(L to R): Keliy Anderson-Staley, artist; Joseph Roberts, Assistant Director; Catherine Couturier, Director

 

2011-03-26 19.32.31

Installation as seen through reflection of Found Child's Dress # 1, 2011 (Dress mounted on blue cloth. Framed size: 19 x 21 inches. Edition 1 of 1)

Cookie Disaster

Posted on Mar 25, 2011

  In preparation for Keliy Anderson-Staley's Imagined Family Heirlooms, Catherine and I decided to have a "theme" to go along with the drinks and snacks for the opening.  Inspired by Keliy's Baking Pan Series we instantly thought of milk and cookies! Installation…

Preparations for Keliy Anderson-Staley's Imagined Family Heirlooms

Posted on Mar 24, 2011

  Installation processes are in full swing here at the John Cleary Gallery for Keliy Anderson-Staley's Imagined Family Heirlooms, opening this Saturday, March 26 with a reception from 6-8pm. Keliy and husband, Matt, hanging pieces from her Baking Pan Series. …

Keliy Anderson-Staley: Imagined Family Heirlooms

Posted on Mar 22, 2011

  Please join us Saturday, March 26, from 6 - 8 p.m. for the opening of Keliy Anderson-Staley: Imagined Family Heirlooms. The exhibition will run through Saturday, April 23. The artist will be in attendance for the opening reception. "Young Boy" circa…

The 2011 AIPAD Photography Show

Posted on Mar 16, 2011

Big Life Foundation Update

Posted on Jan 25, 2011

For those of you who aren't familiar with artist Nick Brandt's Big Life Foundation, please take a moment and read his latest update to find out how you can help stop the gangs of African poachers in the Amboseli.BIG LIFE BRINGS DOWN LEADER OF AMBOSELI'S WORST…

Renate Aller: One View, Ten Years

Posted on Jan 11, 2011

Renate Aller, Oceanscape (January, 2007), 28 x 40 inches, edition of 10 Please join us Saturday, January 15, from 6 - 8 p.m. for the opening of Renate Aller: One View, Ten Years. The exhibition will run through February 12, 2011. The artist will be…

Deck the Walls

Posted on Nov 30, 2010

    Deck the Walls is an annual group exhibition of vintage and contemporary pieces that allows John Cleary Gallery to showcase a variety of artists, prices ranges, styles, and photographic mediums.  Deck the Walls will feature gallery favorites such as…

Takeshi Shikama: Silent Respiration of Forests

Posted on Oct 19, 2010

? Takeshi Shikama, Toyosawa Lake 1, 2009, platinum and palladium print on gampi ? Please join us Saturday, October 23, from 6 - 8 p.m. for the opening of Takeshi Shikama: Silent Respiration of Forests. The exhibition will run through November…

Isa Leshko at Houston Arts Alliance

Posted on Oct 12, 2010

John Cleary Gallery's own Isa Leshko will have her first solo exhibition in Houston at the Houston Arts Alliance, in conjunction with Houston Center for Photography, entitled Thrills and Chills. The opening reception for Thrills and Chills will be held at…