FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
No Hat, No Gloves, No Scarf Exhibit at Seven Arts Gallery
RIDGEFIELD, CT (March 18, 2014) – Seven Arts Gallery is pleased to present No Hat, No Gloves, No Scarf, our spring show featuring Glynis Sweeny and Margaret Roleke. The exhibit will feature drawings, mixed medium wall pieces, and works on paper. The opening reception of No Hat, No Gloves, No Scarf will be held at the gallery on Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 6-8pm. The exhibit, on view through May 4, is free and open to the public.
New Yorker Glynis Sweeny’s national reputation as an artist and illustrator was developed through her work with publications including Rolling Stone, GQ, TIme, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, The Los Angeles Times, and The Boston Globe. Her iconic original illustration of musician Paul Simon is now part of a Library of Congress collection. Sweeney graduated with a degree in graphic design from Rochester Institute of Technology; she later studied illustration at University of Buffalo, State University of New York.
Margaret Roleke, based in Redding, Connecticut, integrates children’s war toys and packaging in wall reliefs and paper pieces that make political and social commentary on popular culture, gender, the consumerism of childhood, and war. Roleke has participated in numerous exhibitions throughout the Northeast and elsewhere in the country and overseas. She holds an MFA in from Long Island University and a BA from Marymount Manhattan College.
Norwalk, CT-based artist Paul Fernandez-Carol opened Seven Arts Gallery in 2012. The intimate, minimalist gallery exhibits artists creating contemporary works on paper, paintings, photography, and works in other media. The gallery’s mission is to provide opportunity for local and regional artists, as well as those from outside the area, to share their work with art enthusiasts and buyers in southwestern Connecticut.
No Hat, No Gloves, No Scarf, Works by Glynis Sweeney and Margaret Roleke
Opening Reception - Saturday, April 5, 6-8 pm
On View Through May 4, 2014
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54 Ethan Allen Highway