Program and Events for Street/Studio
Lineup: Shepard Fairey (LA), Swoon (NY), Gaia (Brooklyn), Imminent Disaster (Brooklyn), Oliver Vernon (Brooklyn), James Marshall (Dalek) (NY and Raleigh, NC), EVOL (Berlin), and PISA73 (Berlin).
June 17-20: On-site wall murals and installations in progress
Artists will create murals and installations in the alley and rear of the gallery at 14th and P Streets. Preview day: Friday, June 19, 1:00-4:00PM.
Above: new works by James Marshall (Dalek). Arcylic on panel, 10 x 10 and 14 x 14 inches each
June 19: Public Program: Katzen Arts Center, American University Museum, 7:00 PM
Panel discussion on the impact of street art in the contemporary artworld with curators and artists. Panelists include Pedro Alonzo (Independent Curator, and Curator of the Shepard Fairey Retrospective at the Boston Institute of Contemporary Art), Anne Goodyear (Assistant Curator, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery), and artists Oliver Vernon, EVOL, Pisa73, and Gaia. Moderator: Martin Irvine, Director, Irvine Contemporary. Katzen Arts Center, American University Museum, Washington, DC.
EVOL (Berlin, Germany) Berlin Shroud, 2009. Spray paint, stencil on cardboard. 20 x 20 inches
June 20: Opening Reception and Alley Block Party, 6:00-11:00 PM
Join us for an opening reception with the artists and block party in the alley behind the Irvine Contemporary gallery, 14th and P Streets, NW, Washington, DC. Live music by DJs Iona Rozeal Brown and Jahsonic. New wall murals and installations by the artists will be on view.
Gaia Brooklyn, NY) Hand print on found plywood, street mural, 2009.
New print edition by Gaia for the exhibition published by Irvine Contemporary. Three-color screenprint on Kitakata paper. Edition of 30. Printed by Pyramid Atlantic, Silver Spring, MD.
Gaia, Bear. 2009. 3 color screenprint on Kitakata paper, ed. of 30. 20 x 13.5 inches