In its eighty-ninth annual competition for the United States and Canada, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded Fellowships to a diverse group of 175 scholars, artists, and scientists. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the successful candidates were chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applicants.
Sharon Harper is one of eleven Fellows selected for Photography. Ms. Sharon Harper, Photographer, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Associate Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies, Harvard University: Photography.
Dedication to creating a greener future means always searching for new ways of bringing the movement to life. That's why TD Bank decided to tap into the colorful communities they serve for a bit of inspiration. Curated by Bridgette Mayer, 10 artists artwork will be on view throughout the month of October in pop up galleries as well as reproduced on store fronts throughout New York City.
TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, launched the “TD Forests: Art for Trees” campaign to support its vision of a greener New York City. To bring this project to life, TD Bank, along with art curator and gallery owner Bridgette Mayer of Bridgette Mayer Gallery, selected 10 artists who are passionate about the environment to create original pieces of art which are available for purchase through November 14 via an online auction at paddle8.com/auctions/artfortrees. All proceeds from the auction will be equally distributed among the New York Restoration Project, Friends of the High Line, Brooklyn Botanic Garden and Trees New York.
Lauren Findlay reviews "Experience of Place" for the artblog.
The gallery is pleased to announce that Sharon Harper is currently featured in a group exhibition at William Patterson University in New Jersey. "Traces of Time: Photographic Explorations of the Natural World" is on view from Jan 25th - Mar 24th, 2016.
The gallery is pleased to announce that Sharon Harper is speaking at the Penumbra Foundation on Tuesday, April 5th at 7pm.
Sharon Harper featured in Apollo’s Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography at The Metropolitan Museum of New York, NY
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.