February 7th of 2014, the Kohl Gallery in the Gibson Center for the Arts opened its doors to the artNOW: Philadelphia exhibit. Seven artist living and working in Philadelphia are showcased in the gallery as follows: Marc Blumthal, Amze Emmons, Julianna Foster, Leslie Friedman, Rubens Ghenov, Ryan Wilson Kelly, and Tim Portlock. Their styles and mediums vary and include prop-based performance, light boxes, printed aluminum, and books.
artNOW:Philadelphia runs through March 7th of 2014. For more information on hours, visit the Kohl Gallery web site.
The Kohl Gallery’s “ArtNOW: Baltimore” exhibition presented five Baltimore-based contemporary artists whose choice of media is vastly different, but the themes of the works are interrelated, reflecting upon the creative identity of their city. ArtNOW: Baltimore is the first of a series of shows slated to feature art from nearby cities, including Washington DC and New York.