Urbanism provides an opportunity to look at four emerging artists from Philadelphia who, in various ways, re-focus the idea of the urban through a lens that explores the dreams, experience, and potential of the lived environment. Reflecting the overlays of planning that direct our movement within our urban surroundings, Arden Bendler Browning’s imaginations of the city are sprawling paintings where dynamically fractured space suggests the noise and speed of a vivid urban existence.
The Painting Center is pleased to present Shifting Speeds, an exhibition of recent paintings by Arden Bendler Browning, Rebecca Rutstein, and Charles Burwell, highly regarded artists who prompt us to reflect upon the elasticity of time, space, and perception. In varying ways, these artists explore multi-layered approaches to painting, from the use of screen-printing, templates, and overlapping transparencies, to combinations of broad strokes, evolving patterns, or precise detail.
Gallery artists, Arden Bendler Browning and Nathan Pankratz were selected for the Northeast issue of New American Paintings, #104.
Our summer exhibition "Young & Fun: Abstraction" was reviewed by Lauren Findlay for artblog.
Edith Newhall reviewed "Young & Fun: Abstraction" for the Philadelphia Inquirer.
The Office of Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy's Percent for Art Program recently announced a new public art commission at the Philadelphia International Airport
from Arden Bendler Browning.
Exhibition Announcement - “Art on Paper 2019”
February 3 - May 5, 2019
The Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNC Greensboro proudly presents the 45th Art on Paper exhibition. Since 1965, this dynamic survey has uniquely taken the pulse of contemporary art by showcasing artworks made on or with paper. This year’s installation features compelling new work by twenty-four artists from across the country. In keeping with the exhibition’s parameters, all have created, within the last two years, one-of-a-kind artworks using paper as their medium. Each artist is represented by multiple works, offering visitors a deeper look into his/her/their interests, processes, and skills.
Bridgette Mayer Gallery announces its participation in the Philadelphia Fine Art Fair, the city’s first world class fine art fair where international, contemporary, and modern art collectors, curators and art lovers gather to acquire new works and exchange cultural ideas.
A View From the Easel During Times of Quarantine
This the 158th installment of a series in which artists send in a photo and a description of their workspace. In light of COVID-19, we’ve asked participants to reflect on how the pandemic has changed their studio space and/or if they are focusing on particular projects while quarantining.
Bridgette Mayer Gallery Re-Opens to the Public in its Historic Washington Square Location at 709 Walnut Street with a Bold and Exciting Group Exhibition, Karmic Joy,Starting June 1, 2021.
Philadelphia, PA – April 21, 2021. Bridgette Mayer Gallery is thrilled to announce that in its twenty-first year as a leader in the Philadelphia arts community, it will re-open its doors to the public on June 1, 2021. The gallery will be returning to its home on the 1st floor of 709 Walnut Street in Washington Square, where it existed as a public gallery from 2001 to 2016, before moving to the penthouse level of the building and becoming a private, appointment-only space. Founder and Owner Bridgette Mayer has made the exciting decision to re-open the gallery as a way to foster art and joy in Philadelphia in response to the difficulties facing the city due to the COVID-19 pandemic.