Bridgette Mayer interviewed by Philly Voice

Bridgette Mayer interviewed by Philly Voice

July 14, 2016

Bridgette Mayer sits down with Natalie Hope McDonald of the Philly Voice to discuss forthcoming book: "The Art Cure: A memoir of abuse and fortune."

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Bridgette Mayer Gallery goes private

Bridgette Mayer Gallery goes private

July 5, 2016

Bridgette Mayer Gallery's recent announcement of going private was featured by Philadelphia's artblog.

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Bridgette Mayer introduces new book and hosts an exclusive artist workshop

Bridgette Mayer introduces new book and hosts an exclusive artist workshop

June 8, 2016

WORKSHOP FOR ARTISTS
TAKING YOUR CAREER TO THE NEXT LEVEL THIS YEAR
Thursday, June 16th 6:30-8:30pm at Bridgette Mayer Gallery
709 Walnut St. Philadelphia, PA 19106

Please join Bridgette Mayer on Thursday, June 16th for an intimate evening with other artists and creative types. She will be pre-launching her book: The Art Cure: A Memoir of Abuse & Fortune and giving a book talk and workshop about taking your career to the next level in 2016-2017.

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Rebecca Rutstein selected as Artist-at-Sea aboard research vessel Falkor for expedition from Vietnam to Guam

Rebecca Rutstein selected as Artist-at-Sea aboard research vessel Falkor for expedition from Vietnam to Guam

June 7, 2016

Following the success of her trip aboard the Nautilus exploration vessel in July 2015, Philadelphia artist Rebecca Rutstein has been selected to travel aboard research vessel Falkor for her second “Artist-at-Sea” residency in June 2016.

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Damian Stamer "Things We Carry" at the Gibbes Museum review

Damian Stamer "Things We Carry" at the Gibbes Museum review

June 6, 2016

Anna Gibertini writes about "The Things We Carry," a special group exhibition at the Gibbes Museum of Art which features the work of gallery artist Damian Stamer.

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Dana Hargrove featured in "a thing re | sembling a win dow" exhibition

Dana Hargrove featured in "a thing re | sembling a win dow" exhibition

May 24, 2016

Bridgette Mayer Gallery announces Dana Hargrove’s participation in: Window (re/production | re/presentation) "a thing re | sembling a win • dow" May 20th – June 25th, 2016.

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Paul Oberst selected for CMCA 2016 Biennial

Paul Oberst selected for CMCA 2016 Biennial

May 18, 2016

Paul Oberst is one of the 25 artists to be selected for the 2016 Biennial exhibition at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland, Maine.

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Damian Stamer at the North Carolina Museum of Art and Gibbes Museum of Art

Damian Stamer at the North Carolina Museum of Art and Gibbes Museum of Art

May 10, 2016

Gallery artist Damian Stamer is exhibiting in two museum exhibitions this summer: "Altered Land: Works by Damian Stamer and Greg Lindquist" at the North Carolina Museum of Art and "The Things We Carry: Contemporary Art in the South" at the Gibbes Museum of Art.

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BMG "Nature Decor" PHOTO CONTEST April 2016!

BMG "Nature Decor" PHOTO CONTEST April 2016!

April 15, 2016

Bridgette Mayer Gallery is hosting a photo contest via Facebook and Instagram in conjunction with our current solo exhibition "Nature Decor" by Kaoru Mansour!

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Arden Bendler Browning awarded new public art commission at the Philadelphia International Airport

Arden Bendler Browning awarded new public art commission at the Philadelphia International Airport

April 9, 2016

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.

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Eileen Neff awarded prestigious 2016 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

Eileen Neff awarded prestigious 2016 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

April 7, 2016

Bridgette Mayer Gallery is pleased to announce that on April 5, 2016, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation approved the awarding of a Guggenheim Fellowship to gallery artist Eileen Neff.

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Sharon Harper gives artist talk at the Penumbra Foundation

Sharon Harper gives artist talk at the Penumbra Foundation

April 5, 2016

The gallery is pleased to announce that Sharon Harper is speaking at the Penumbra Foundation on Tuesday, April 5th at 7pm.

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Paul Oberst included in "Neurotica" group exhibition

Paul Oberst included in "Neurotica" group exhibition

March 29, 2016

Several works by Paul Oberst are to be included in a group exhibition at the UMVA Gallery at CTN in Portland, Maine. Curated by Jeffrey Ackerman and Veronica Cross, "Neurotica," will be on view from April 1 - 30 with an opening reception on Friday, April 1 from 5-8 pm.

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Damian Stamer in Garden & Gun Magazine

Damian Stamer in Garden & Gun Magazine

March 22, 2016

Damian Stamer was recently featured in Garden & Gun Magazine.

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Woodmere Art Museum to unveil Dina Wind sculpture enlargement in June

Woodmere Art Museum to unveil Dina Wind sculpture enlargement in June

March 18, 2016

The Woodmere Art Museum will be unveiling a new Dina Wind sculpture on their grounds this June. In conjunction with this event and the accompanying exhibition at the museum, the gallery will also be presenting a selection of the artist's sculptures in a special presentation in the Vault Project Space entitled "Springs!" from May 3 - June 24, 2016.

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Sharon Harper included in group photography exhibition at William Patterson University

Sharon Harper included in group photography exhibition at William Patterson University

March 2, 2016

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.

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Kaoru Mansour exhibition featured in Where Magazine

Kaoru Mansour exhibition featured in Where Magazine

February 25, 2016

Where Magazine includes Kaoru Mansour's upcoming solo exhibition "Nature Decor" in their Gallery and Antiques guide for March.

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Bridgette Mayer interviews Michael Stifel in anticipation of Project Vault Space exhibition

Bridgette Mayer interviews Michael Stifel in anticipation of Project Vault Space exhibition

January 26, 2016

Bridgette Mayer interviews Philadelphia sculptor Michael Stifel in anticipation of his installation in the Vault Project Space, Feb. 2 - 27, 2016.

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Charles Burwell included in "Black Artists Matter: A Philadelphia Round Table" Panel

Charles Burwell included in "Black Artists Matter: A Philadelphia Round Table" Panel

January 19, 2016

In conjunction with Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis, this program will highlight – and perhaps complicate – the reality of being a black artist in Philadelphia in the 1960s and 1970s. What were the challenges? What were the unique opportunities? How is the Philadelphia art world of today different – or not – from those realities?

Panelists will use their own lives and careers to address these issues and make connections to the larger urban art world context in which Norman Lewis worked. Panelists include Moe Brooker, Martha Jackson Jarvis and Charles Burwell, in conversation with A.M. Weaver.

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Bridgette Mayer interviews young, burgeoning artist Damian Stamer

Bridgette Mayer interviews young, burgeoning artist Damian Stamer

January 16, 2016

In anticipation of his first solo show with the gallery, owner and founder Bridgette Mayer interviews North Carolina based artist Damian Stamer about his process and the inspiration behind his paintings.

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Damian Stamer featured in Durham Magazine

Damian Stamer featured in Durham Magazine

January 6, 2016

Damian Stamer featured in Durham Magazine

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Damian Stamer in Point & Counterpoint Exhibition

Damian Stamer in Point & Counterpoint Exhibition

January 6, 2016

Point & Counterpoint, the North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowship Exhibition, features the work of 18 vibrant artists working in diverse mediums from visual arts to choreography. The exhibition runs through January 17, 2016 at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) in Winston-Salem. The artists participating in the show include 10 visual artists, four craft artists, two film/video artists, and two choreographers — all were recipients of the 2014-15 Artist Fellowship awards.

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Nathan Pankratz' solo exhibition reviewed by Artblog

Nathan Pankratz' solo exhibition reviewed by Artblog

December 22, 2015

Marvin Aguilar of Artblog reviews Nathan Pankratz' solo exhibition "So many ways to say I love you, I think I'll try every one."

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"From sea to stars - Rebecca Rutstein's Big Year" on artblog

"From sea to stars - Rebecca Rutstein's Big Year" on artblog

December 16, 2015

Artblog writes a feature article on gallery artist Rebecca Rutstein's major accomplishments in 2015.

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Nathan Pankratz in Fresh Paint Magazine

Nathan Pankratz in Fresh Paint Magazine

December 10th 2015

Nathan Pankratz is interviewed by Fresh Paint Magazine for their 10th Issue published in December 2015.

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Where Magazine features Nathan Pankratz

Where Magazine features Nathan Pankratz

December 6, 2015

Where Magazine features Nathan Pankratz' latest solo exhibition at Bridgette Mayer Gallery.

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Nathan Pankratz Interviewed by Haverford School Blog

Nathan Pankratz Interviewed by Haverford School Blog

December 4, 2015

Nathan Pankratz is interviewed by the Big Room Blog which is published by Haverford School.

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Charles Burwell included in group exhibition at Lafayette College

Charles Burwell included in group exhibition at Lafayette College

November 1, 2015

Gallery artist Charles Burwell was included in the exhibition "Faculty Selects" at the Grossman Gallery at Lafayette College in Easton, PA. The exhibition runs from Nov. 6 - Dec. 19 with an opening reception on Nov. 5 at 4:30.

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Bridgette Mayer Art Advisors completes 1% Art Project for Temple University, Philadelphia artist Rebecca Rutstein selected for project

Bridgette Mayer Art Advisors completes 1% Art Project for Temple University, Philadelphia artist Rebecca Rutstein selected for project

October 16, 2015

Bridgette Mayer Art Advisors is pleased to announce the completion of a 1% Art Project at Temple University’s LEED Certified parking garage on the corner of 11th and Montgomery Streets.

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Bridgette Mayer Gallery hosts book signing event with Bucknell University Samek Art Museum Director Richard Rinehart

Bridgette Mayer Gallery hosts book signing event with Bucknell University Samek Art Museum Director Richard Rinehart

October 8, 2015

Bridgette Mayer Gallery hosted a special evening featuring a book signing and talk with Bucknell University Samek Art Museum Director, Richard Rinehart as well as artists Ken Goldberg and Stephen Antonson.

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"Experience of Place" reviewed by the artblog

"Experience of Place" reviewed by the artblog

September 29, 2015

Lauren Findlay reviews "Experience of Place" for the artblog.

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Damian Stamer reviewed in Nashville Arts Magazine

Damian Stamer reviewed in Nashville Arts Magazine

September 24, 2015

Damain Stamer's exhibiiton "Visual Spaces" was reviewed in Nashville Arts Magazine.

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Damian Stamer featured in German art magazine

Damian Stamer featured in German art magazine

September 23, 2015

Damian Stamer was interviewed for a German arts magazine.

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Philadelphia Style Magazine hosts "Art of the City" event honoring Charles Burwell

Philadelphia Style Magazine hosts "Art of the City" event honoring Charles Burwell

August 21, 2015

Art of the City Soirée with Artist Charles Burwell

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Bridgette Mayer Gallery summer shows mentioned in Where Philadelphia Magazine

Bridgette Mayer Gallery summer shows mentioned in Where Philadelphia Magazine

August 3, 2015

The gallery is featured in the Galleries + Antiques guide section of the August issue of Where Philadelphia Magazine.

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Rebecca Rutstein paints at sea aboard the Nautilus exploration vessel

Rebecca Rutstein paints at sea aboard the Nautilus exploration vessel

July 27, 2015

Rebecca Rustein was selected as an "Artist At Sea" Science Communication Fellow where she was given the opportunity to travel aboard the Nautilus exploration vessel. Working alongside a team of scientists, she used their data mapping the ocean floor to create a new series of paintings.

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Rebecca Rutstein interaction with PAFA student summer campers

Rebecca Rutstein interaction with PAFA student summer campers

July 22, 2015

Rebecca Rutstein will share her experiences aboard the Nautilus as an "Artist at Sea" with students of PAFA's "Sculpture on the Edge" summer camp.

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Rebecca Rutstein interviewed by Newsworks about her Nautilus expedition

Rebecca Rutstein interviewed by Newsworks about her Nautilus expedition

July 20, 2015

Peter Crimmins interviews gallery artist Rebecca Rutstein for Newsworks.org.

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Rebecca Rustein sets sail aboard the Nautilus as an "Artist at Sea"

Rebecca Rustein sets sail aboard the Nautilus as an "Artist at Sea"

July 7, 2015

Gallery Artist Rebecca Rutstein sets sail aboard the Nautilus exploration vessel as an "Artist at Sea."

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Charles Burwell mentioned in the Philadelphia Daily News

Charles Burwell mentioned in the Philadelphia Daily News

June 30, 2015

Charles Burwell's recent feature in Philadelphia Style Magazine was mentioned in the Philadelphia Daily News.

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Bridgette Mayer Gallery mentioned in Philadelphia Style Magazine with Rebecca Rutstein and Dana Hargrove

Bridgette Mayer Gallery mentioned in Philadelphia Style Magazine with Rebecca Rutstein and Dana Hargrove

June 26, 2015

Bridgette Mayer Gallery named one of 8 Philadelphia galleries propelling the city onto the international arts stage. An image of Rebecca Rutstein's "Sky Terrain" installation was featured in the article and both Rutstein and Dana Hargrove were mentioned as notable artists represented by the gallery.

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Eileen Neff interviewed for Philadelphia Style Magazine

Eileen Neff interviewed for Philadelphia Style Magazine

June 25, 2015

Eileen Neff was interviewed for an article in Philadelphia Style Magazine

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Charles Burwell featured on the summer cover of Philadelphia Style Magazine

Charles Burwell featured on the summer cover of Philadelphia Style Magazine

06/22/15

Gallery artist Charles Burwell is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Philadelphia Style Magazine. In his very own four page spread, Burwell explains how Philadelphia is one the greatest inspirations for his work. He states: "there's certainly a connection to my living and working in Philadelphia with all of its visual complexity".

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Bridgette Mayer Gallery to exhibit at Art Southampton 2015

Bridgette Mayer Gallery to exhibit at Art Southampton 2015

June 8, 2015

Bridgette Mayer Gallery will participate in the 2015 Art Southampton Fair, which opens with a VIP private preview benefiting the Parrish Art Museum on Thursday July 9th and runs through July 13th, 2015. Located in the Hamptons, the five- day fair will feature a carefully selected group of 80 international art galleries exhibiting paintings, sculpture, works on paper, photography, video and installation by modern and contemporary artists.

The gallery will feature works from a number of artists in their primary program including Federico Herrero, Rebecca Rutstein, Charles Burwell, Sharon Harpe, Neil Anderson, Eileen Neff, Stuart Netsky, and Ryan McGinness. In addition, works by prominent artists such as Donald Judd, Graeme Todd, Douglas Gordon, Jin Meyerson, Wentworth, and Red Grooms will also be exhibited. We are excited to announce that in addition to the works on display in our booth, we have been invited to present several outdoor sculptures on the fair’s grounds. We will exhibit two large-scale aluminum sculptures by Dina Wind and a site-specific banded pole installation by Paul Oberst.

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Rebecca Rutstein's "Afterglow" Reviewed in Art Blog

Rebecca Rutstein's "Afterglow" Reviewed in Art Blog

May 28, 2015

Alexander Fiorentino reviews Rebecca Rutstein's solo exhibition "Afterglow" on view at Bridgette Mayer Gallery from April 22 - May 30, 2015.

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Charles Burwell exhibits at two shows in Delaware

Charles Burwell exhibits at two shows in Delaware

May 26, 2015

Gallery Artist Charles Burwell is exhibiting in two coinciding shows: Layering Constructs at the Delaware Art Museum on view from April 11 - August 2, 2015 and Layering Constructs at the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts on view from April 18 - September 7, 2015. The painting pictured is the longest Burwell has every created, measuring 21 feet long.

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Tim McFarlane interviewed on 365 Artists 365 Days

Tim McFarlane interviewed on 365 Artists 365 Days

May 15, 2015

An interview with gallery artist Tim McFarlane was featured on 365 Artists 365 Days.

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Eileen Neff interviewed by the La Napoule Art Foundation

Eileen Neff interviewed by the La Napoule Art Foundation

May 14, 2015

The LaNapoule Art Foundation featured an interview with Eileen Neff on their blog.

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Colin Pezzano's solo exhibition featured on Art Daily

Colin Pezzano's solo exhibition featured on Art Daily

May 1, 2015

Colin Pezzano's first solo exhibition "Contain You" was featured on Art Daily. His exhibition is on view at Bridgette Mayer Gallery from April 29 - May 30, 2015.

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Rebecca Rutstein Selected to Explore the Ocean Aboard the Vessel Nautilus

Rebecca Rutstein Selected to Explore the Ocean Aboard the Vessel Nautilus

Rebecca Rutstein, represented by the Bridgette Mayer Gallery, has been selected as a 2015 “Artist at Sea” Science Communication Fellow and will sail aboard Exploration Vessel (E/V) Nautilus during its 2015 expedition. Rutstein will join the Corps of Exploration aboard E/V Nautilus in July as they explore from the Galápagos Islands to the southern California coast, focusing on an area 1000 nm west of Colima, Mexico to international waters, where there are two sites of interest for seafloor mapping.

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Dana Hargrove exhibiting in "Women and Abstraction"

Dana Hargrove exhibiting in "Women and Abstraction"

April 18, 2015

Dana Hargrove will be exhibition work in "Women and Abstraction" at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College. "Women and Abstraction" examines the fundamental ways in which women artists working in the United STates have engaged with abstraction.

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Eileen Neff's "Traveling into View" reviewed on Artblog

Eileen Neff's "Traveling into View" reviewed on Artblog

April 14, 2015

Irena Frumkin reviews Eileen Neff's solo exhibition "Traveling into View" on view at Bridgette Mayer Gallery from March 4 - April 18, 2015.

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Eileen Neff and Shelly Spector named two of "10 Philadelphia Female Artists You Need to Know"

Eileen Neff and Shelly Spector named two of "10 Philadelphia Female Artists You Need to Know"

April 13, 2015

Eileen Neff and Shelley Spector were included in The Philly Voice's list of !0 Philadelphia Female Artists You Need to Know, written by Natalie McDonald.

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Dana Hargrove exhibition at Window in Asheville, NC

Dana Hargrove exhibition at Window in Asheville, NC

April 6 - July 10, 2015

Window (re/production | re/presentation) is pleased to host a new, site-specific work by Florida-based artist, Dana Hargrove. In Search of the Spectacular combines Hargrove’s long-standing interest in culturally mediated landscape with her recent fixation on the cairn as a repetitive and cumulative marker of our encounters with the land, and by extension, with one another. Originally hailing from Scotland, Hargrove’s work is heavily influenced by her own experience of trail walking which is somewhat critical of the contrived accomplishment associated with reaching a summit, or conquering a difficult pass. “Placing a stone on a cairn marks that achievement, but does it not also state a sense of ownership of the view, much in the same way a tourist’s snapshot of the scene would do?” (Hargrove)

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Three questions with Tim McFarlane

Three questions with Tim McFarlane

March 25, 2015

Gallery artist Tim McFarlane was interviewed on Your Daily Bread on Ello.

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Artblog interviews Bridgette Mayer on Eileen Neff's solo exhibition

Artblog interviews Bridgette Mayer on Eileen Neff's solo exhibition

March 24, 2015

Roberta Fallon from Artblog interviewed Bridgette Mayer about Eileen Neff's solo exhibition "Traveling into View" on display at the gallery from March 4 - April 18, 2015.

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Eileen Neff interviewed by The Temple News

Eileen Neff interviewed by The Temple News

March 11, 2015

Angela Gervasi from The Temple News interviewed gallery artist Eileen Neff about her new body of work based on a residency in Costa Rica.

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Newsworks features Shelley Spector's exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Newsworks features Shelley Spector's exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

March 7, 2015

An article by Peter Crimmins on Shelley Spector's exhibition "Keep The Home Fires Burning" at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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Dina Wind "Transformations" reviewed on artblog

Dina Wind "Transformations" reviewed on artblog

February 28, 2015

Diane Loercher Pazicky wrote a brief review of Dina Wind's work, on view from February 4-28 at Bridgette Mayer Gallery, for the Philadelphia artblog.

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WHYY-TV highlights Charles Burwell in a segment of Friday Arts on February 6

WHYY-TV highlights Charles Burwell in a segment of Friday Arts on February 6

February 6, 2015

February 6th's episode of Friday Arts features gallery artist Charles Burwell
as a segment at 8:30 p.m. on WHYY-TV.

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Rebecca Rutstein, Charles Burwell, and Tim McFarlane featured in Philip Slein Gallery group exhibition

Rebecca Rutstein, Charles Burwell, and Tim McFarlane featured in Philip Slein Gallery group exhibition

January 5, 2015

Gallery Artists Rebecca Rutstein, Tim McFarlane and Charles Burwell will be featured in an upcoming exhibition at the Philip Slein Gallery in St. Louis.

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Rebecca Rutstein featured as a Spotlight Artist in Fresh Paint Magazine

Rebecca Rutstein featured as a Spotlight Artist in Fresh Paint Magazine

February 4, 2015

Gallery Artist Rebecca Rutstein was interviewed by Fresh Paint Magazine and featured as a Spotlight Artist in their 6th issue.

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"Sirens" reviewed in Geist-Magazine

"Sirens" reviewed in Geist-Magazine

January 30, 2015

Michael Carroll reviews Stuart Netsky's solo exhibition "Sirens" for Geist-Magazine.

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Stuart Netsky "Sirens" reviewed in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Stuart Netsky "Sirens" reviewed in the Philadelphia Inquirer

January 17, 2015

Edith Newhall reviews Stuart Netsky's solo exhibition "Sirens" on view at Bridgette Mayer Gallery from December 2, 2014 - January 30, 2015 for the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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Stuart Netsky solo exhibition "Sirens" reviewed in artblog

Stuart Netsky solo exhibition "Sirens" reviewed in artblog

January 14, 2015

Jennifer Zarro reviews Stuart Netsky's solo exhibition "Sirens" for artblog.

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TD Forests "Art for Trees" Online Auction Live

TD Forests "Art for Trees" Online Auction Live

November 7, 2014

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.

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Right to Roam by Dana Hargrove

Right to Roam by Dana Hargrove

October 28, 2014

Bridgette Mayer Gallery is pleased to announce a new solo exhibition by gallery artist Dana Hargrove at Arts on Douglas in New Smyrna Beach, FL. The exhibition will be on view November 1- December 13, 2014 with an opening reception on Saturday, November 1, from 4 -7pm.

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Bridgette Mayer curates pop-up gallery on Highline NYC

Bridgette Mayer curates pop-up gallery on Highline NYC

October 24, 2014

Curator Bridgette Mayer, Bridgette Mayer Gallery is pleased to announce that the project she curated for TD Bank: "TD Forests: Art for Trees" will be moving to the Highline in NYC for a one-day popup gallery experience this Friday, October 24th from 10am-6pm.

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Turning NYC Into a Public Art Gallery

Turning NYC Into a Public Art Gallery

October 6, 2014

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.

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Eileen Neff and Shelley Spector to be featured in "Begin Where You Are" Exhibition

Eileen Neff and Shelley Spector to be featured in "Begin Where You Are" Exhibition

August 6, 2014

Bridgette Mayer Gallery is excited to announce that gallery artists Eileen Neff and Shelley Spector will be featured in the upcoming exhibition "Begin Where You Are" held in the Icebox Project Space at the Crane Arts Building in Philadelphia.

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'Young & Fun: Abstraction" reviewed in the Philadelphia Inquirer

'Young & Fun: Abstraction" reviewed in the Philadelphia Inquirer

July 28, 2014

Edith Newhall reviewed "Young & Fun: Abstraction" for the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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BalletX to perform at Bridgette Mayer Gallery as part of Fringe Festival

BalletX to perform at Bridgette Mayer Gallery as part of Fringe Festival

July 28, 2014

BalletX will hold three performances at Bridgette Mayer Gallery as part of the Philadelphia Fringe Festival and in conjunction with the 2014 Benefit Exhibition.

Dates are:
Tuesday, September 9th at 7PM
Friday, September 12th at 7PM
Sunday, September 14th at 1PM

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"Young & Fun: Abstraction" reviewed on artblog

"Young & Fun: Abstraction" reviewed on artblog

July 18, 2014

Our summer exhibition "Young & Fun: Abstraction" was reviewed by Lauren Findlay for artblog.

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Bridgette Mayer Gallery featured in Philadelphia Style Magazine Summer Issue

Bridgette Mayer Gallery featured in Philadelphia Style Magazine Summer Issue

June 23, 2014

Bridgette Mayer Gallery was featured in the "Best of Style" section for Art and Home Decor. The gallery is also mentioned in the Invited section, where it is acknowledged as a sponsor in the write up of the Roche Bobois event in May.

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Guggenheim and Saatchi acquire works by Federico Herrero

Guggenheim and Saatchi acquire works by Federico Herrero

June 5, 2014

Both the Guggenheim Museum and the Saatchi Museum in London recently purchased paintings by gallery artist Federico Herrero. New works will also be featured in the gallery's upcoming exhibition "Young & Fun: Abstraction," which will be on view from June 24 - August 15, 2014.

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Ryan McGinness featured on the June 2014 cover of Elle Decor Magazine

Ryan McGinness featured on the June 2014 cover of Elle Decor Magazine

May 31, 2014

We are pleased to share that gallery artist Ryan McGinness was recently featured on the cover of Elle Decor Magazine with one of his "Black Hole Paintings." Three of his works are currently on display in the gallery in our show "Print//Line" and will be on view until June 21st, 2014.

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Clara Fialho named "One To Watch" by Saatchi Art

Clara Fialho named "One To Watch" by Saatchi Art

May 31, 2014

Artist Clara Fialho was just featured on Saatchi Art's website and was named by chief curator Rebecca Wilson as "One To Watch." A few of her works will be included in our upcoming exhibition "Young and Fun: Abstraction."

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Odili Donald Odita featured in June 2014 edition of ARTnews

Odili Donald Odita featured in June 2014 edition of ARTnews

May 30, 2014

Hilarie M. Sheets profiles several African American artists, including gallery artist Odili Donald Odita in the article "Black Abstraction: Not a Contradiction."

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Odili Donald Odita featured in May 2014 issue of Elle Decor

Odili Donald Odita featured in May 2014 issue of Elle Decor

May 30, 2014

Odili Donald Odita is a Nigerian born, internationally known painter who is represented in New York by the Jack Shainman Gallery and was recently featured in Elle Decor Magazine. He will be showing in a solo exhibition at Bridgette Mayer Gallery in Fall 2014.

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Ryan McGinness and Charles Burwell at the McNay Museum, San Antonio, TX

Ryan McGinness and Charles Burwell at the McNay Museum, San Antonio, TX

May 2, 2014

Bridgette Mayer Gallery is pleased to announce that two gallery artists, Ryan McGinness and Charles Burwell, will be exhibiting in the upcoming traveling exhibition, "Beauty Reigns: A Baroque Sensibility in Recent Painting." The show's first venue is the McNay Museum in San Antonio, Texas.

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Bridgette Mayer Featured in Bucknell Magazine

Bridgette Mayer Featured in Bucknell Magazine

May 2, 2014

Bridgette Mayer sat down with Matt Hughes of Bucknell Magazine to discuss her gallery's program and what it's like to have her job.

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Bridgette Mayer interview with Fresh Paint Magazine

Bridgette Mayer interview with Fresh Paint Magazine

April 10, 2014

Bridgette Mayer sat down with Ryan McManus for Fresh paint magazine to discuss her recent collaborations with artists like Ryan McGinness, her inspirations as a curator and art dealer, and being one of the Tory Burch Foundation's "Women to Watch"

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Shelley Spector, "Fiber Next" at Delaware Art Museum

Shelley Spector, "Fiber Next" at Delaware Art Museum

January 28, 2014

Shelley Spector with be participating in the "FiberNext" group exhibition at the Delaware Art Museum. The Exhibition will be on view from February 15, 2014 – April 13, 2014. Opening reception, Sunday, February 16, 12-4 pm, with an rtist talk from 2-4 pm.

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Aspect Forming by Dana Hargrove at Bridgette Mayer Gallery

Aspect Forming by Dana Hargrove at Bridgette Mayer Gallery

December 11, 2013

Aspect Forming by Dana Hargrove at Bridgette Mayer Gallery
by Kat Zagaria

http://www.paperclips215.com/aspect-forming-by-dana-hargrove-at-bridgette-mayer-gallery/

Scottish artist Dana Hargrove newest body of work at the Bridgette Mayer Gallery creates a fun, technicolor wonderland. Most of the show consists of towering geometric structures resembling a three-dimensional game of Tetris. In addition to these are some small works on paper and illustration board.

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Art Fair Hopping: Art Superstars Shine at Miami Beach VIP Events

Art Fair Hopping: Art Superstars Shine at Miami Beach VIP Events

December 11, 2013

Art Fair Hopping: Art Superstars Shine at Miami Beach VIP Events
By Alissa Darsa

http://www.artnet.com/insights/art-market-trends/art-superstars-shine-at-miami-beach-vip-events.asp#.UqiiLeJH2QC

Every year, Miami Beach plays host to many of the world’s most talked-about art fairs. This year’s exhibitions and VIP events feature a number of acclaimed artists, and are sure to draw an international crowd of collectors, curators, and connoisseurs.

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Spotlight on Art Miami and CONTEXT 2013

Spotlight on Art Miami and CONTEXT 2013

December 2, 2013

Art Miami stands out as one of the highlights of the fall art fair season. What sets it apart is its longstanding commitment to providing access to the best of the Contemporary art market, spanning both the 20th and 21st centuries. As the oldest art fair hosted in the Miami region, Art Miami doesn’t disappoint. Celebrating its 24th anniversary, it will run from December 3 through 8, and expects to welcome over 60,000 visitors.

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Finding Infinity: A Ryan McGinness Solo Show at Bridgette Mayer on Paperclip215

Finding Infinity: A Ryan McGinness Solo Show at Bridgette Mayer on Paperclip215

October 12, 2013

Finding Infinity: A Ryan McGinness Solo Show at Bridgette Mayer
by Kat Zagaria

http://www.paperclips215.com/ryan-mcginness-solo-show-at-bridgette-mayer/

Bridgette Mayer’s newest solo show of Ryan McGinness works entitled Finding Infinity is fun, vibrant, and refreshing. A world class artist has decided to sell his wok in Philadelphia, and the community could not be happier.

McGinness has quite the international reputation, with his work featured in such prestigious collections as the Museum of Modern Art’s and the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s. However, he is not a stranger to Pennsylvania. He interned in the curatorial department of the Andy Warhol Museum while in school at Carnegie Mellon. His choice to work there seems to be one that would influence his work for decades. His abstract work is reminiscent of logos. They are maximalist pieces with a distinct Warholian influence. McGinness’ most iconic works could be his own brand. They are instantly recognizable as his, with bright shapes piled on top one another and resting on a solid background.

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Ryan McGinness "Black Holes" Mural Dedication with the Mural Arts Program, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, and the University City Science Center

Ryan McGinness "Black Holes" Mural Dedication with the Mural Arts Program, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, and the University City Science Center

October 11, 2013

Mural Arts Program, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, University City Science Center and Wexford Science & Technology: A Biomed Realty Company present Ryan McGinness’ Black Holes.

World-renowned artist Ryan McGinness’ monumental Black Holes series is an exploration of how ideas of outer space and mind space can intertwine. The work features layers of “event horizons,” creating a feeling of portals into an infinite inner space, and a strong gravitational pull on the senses.

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Bridgette Mayer Gallery Exhibits Internationally-Known Artist Ryan McGinness Through November 16 And Sponsors A Mural By The Artist

Bridgette Mayer Gallery Exhibits Internationally-Known Artist Ryan McGinness Through November 16 And Sponsors A Mural By The Artist

October 11, 2013

By Kristina Jenkins
http://www.uwishunu.com/2013/10/bridgette-mayer-gallery-exhibits-internationally-known-artist-ryan-mcginness-through-november-16-and-sponsors-a-mural-by-the-artist-at-the-university-city-science-center/

For more than a decade, Bridgette Mayer Gallery has shined as a top contemporary art space in Philadelphia.

Committed to spotlighting both emerging and established artists, gallerist Bridgette Mayer shows off the works of artists hailing from near (Philadelphia, New York) and far (Colombia, Spain) in her sophisticated Washington Square gallery.

This fall, the gorgeous gallery hosts a solo show by world-renowned artist Ryan McGinness, a contemporary painter whose work has been shown in galleries and museums across the world.

Drawing from three different bodies of McGinness’ work, the new exhibition, Finding Infinity, will be on view through November 16. The extensive exhibit takes over the entire gallery, and includes works from previously created collections — Mindscapes, his Women series and his Black Holes.

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Making most of Bridgette Mayer's space

Making most of Bridgette Mayer's space

September 8, 2013

By Edith Newhall, For The Inquirer

It's been fascinating to see how artists have responded to the Bridgette Mayer Gallery's redesigned space since its official reopening in November 2011 - in particular, the ways in which the gallery's "old guard" have rethought their former quarters when having their first solo shows in the "new" space.

It's the same historic building, of course, but it now has one very long wall running along a somewhat narrow hallway, and one huge, spectacular one in the back that literally draws gallery visitors like a giant magnet. The new iteration is also as polished and professional as it used to be cozy and relaxed.

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Benefit Exhibition for Ballet X and its LGBT contributors discussed in Philadelphia Gay News

Benefit Exhibition for Ballet X and its LGBT contributors discussed in Philadelphia Gay News

July 12, 2013

by Larry Nichols

The Bridgette Mayer Gallery and gallery artist German Gomez were featured in Philadelphia Gay News, in an overview of the Benefit Exhibition for Ballet X and its LGBT contributors.

Bridgette Mayer Gallery Shows More Than 400 Works Through August 9 In A Benefit Exhibition for BalletX, With Three Collector Events July 11 - 13

Bridgette Mayer Gallery Shows More Than 400 Works Through August 9 In A Benefit Exhibition for BalletX, With Three Collector Events July 11 - 13

July 9, 2013

Kristina Jenkins discusses the Bridgette Mayer Gallery's Benefit Exhibition for Ballet X and the launching of Philly Art Experience.

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"Encouraging first-time art collectors--and visits to Philly" - Bridgette Mayer on NPR's Newsworks

"Encouraging first-time art collectors--and visits to Philly" - Bridgette Mayer on NPR's Newsworks

July 8, 2013

Bridgette Mayer was featured on NPR's "Newsworks" during a discussion about first-time art collecting, including PhillyArtExperience.com and its aim at collectors to encourage them to buy art in Philadelphia.

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Modern Painters names the Bridgette Mayer Gallery as one of the best galleries worldwide

Modern Painters names the Bridgette Mayer Gallery as one of the best galleries worldwide

July 1, 2013

Modern Painters recognizes the Bridgette Mayer Gallery among the best contemporary galleries worldwide in its "500 Best Galleries Worldwide" annual issue.

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Radcliffe Bailey reviewed in June ARTnews

Radcliffe Bailey reviewed in June ARTnews

June 1, 2013

Edith Newhall reviews Radcliffe Bailey's April exhibition Notes from Tervuren in the June 2013 issue of ARTnews.

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Shelley Spector reviewed in Art in America

Shelley Spector reviewed in Art in America

May 1, 2013

By Jennie Hirsh
http://www.artinamericamagazine.com/reviews/shelley-spector

In this exhibition, titled "But Not As Much As Tomorrow," Shelley Spector conveyed her anxiety about 21st-century human consumption and waste. The works on view—14 mixed-medium sculptures, two fabric wall pieces and two installations—re-create or repurpose an array of everyday items. By emphasizing meditative, labor-intensive processes and reclaiming strategies, the artist suggests that we should focus on preserving, rather than eliminating, our used materials. Equal parts sentimental and environmentally conscious, Spector, who has been showing her work for some 20 years, urges us to slow down and reconsider the ordinary landscape around us.

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Interview between Jan Rattia and Michael Callahan in GPhilly

Interview between Jan Rattia and Michael Callahan in GPhilly

May 1, 2013

VENEZUELAN PHOTOGRAPHER DEBUTS MALE STRIPPER EXHIBIT IN PHILLY
In "Tease," Jan Rattia offers a rare window into the lives of those mysterious men who make their living disrobing for strangers.
By Michael Callahan

Jan Rattia has been taking pictures since he was a teenager in his native Venezuela, but it wasn’t until he was well into his thirties — and feeling unfulfilled with his career in business — that he decided to turn his passion for photography into a career. A graduate of New York’s prestigious International Center for Photography, Rattia, 38, moved from Atlanta to Rittenhouse Square with his partner, Neil Thall, last year. Today he debuts his first Philly gallery show, provocatively titled “Tease.”

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Sharon Harper selected as a 2013 Guggenheim Fellow

Sharon Harper selected as a 2013 Guggenheim Fellow

April 11, 2013

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.

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Bridgette Mayer as Guest Editor for Society Magazine

Bridgette Mayer as Guest Editor for Society Magazine

April 1, 2013

Gallery Director and Owner Bridgette Mayer is featured in the April/May issue of Society Magazine, both as Guest Editor and in an interview with Christian S. Dougherty, President.

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Coming Full Circle

Coming Full Circle

March 28, 2013

I met Radcliffe Bailey in 1996 at a pivotal moment in both of our careers. I was 23 and he was 28.
I was working in my first gallery job in NYC at the prominent David Beitzel Gallery in Soho and Radcliffe was having his first solo exhibition in NY in his young twenties with dreadlocks.
He was shy, I was shy and we hit it off right away.

Flash forward 17 years later and here we are coming full circle. Well, except:
Radcliffe is no longer shy and neither am I.
We have both reached a very high level of success in our respective careers and Radcliffe has skyrocketed professionally having had works and exhibitions all over the United States and the globe with works in many museum collections including:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the High Museum of Art, Atlanta; the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; and the Art Institute of Chicago, among others.
(Check out his resume on my website:
Radcliffe Bailey - Resume )

He no longer has dreadlocks, my hair is blonder and we are both very passionate about being in the arts and Radcliffe is very excited to be having his first solo exhibition in Philadelphia as he has family and roots in Philadelphia and New Jersey.
I am excited to be showing my good friend and a very world renowned and respected African American artist in Philadelphia at my gallery.

I hope you will take some time to come out to the gallery on Friday, April 5th from 6:00pm-8:30pm to meet Radcliffe and see his incredible new body of work.
You will be blown away, I promise. I always am, as are the best collectors in the United States.

Here is a short video of an installation that Radcliffe did at the High Museum last year (we have the publication in the gallery if you are interested).

Radcliffe Bailey at the High Museum

Here is a link to a TED Talk that Radcliffe gave in Atlanta:

Radcliffe Bailey - TED Talk

Hope you can make it!
Bridgette

Radcliffe in his dreadlock days

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Bridgette Mayer on NPR's Newsworks

Bridgette Mayer on NPR's Newsworks

March 14, 2013

Bridgette Mayer, and gallery artist Shelley Spector were featured on NPR's "Newsworks" during a discussion about collecting art, particularly in Philadelphia.

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Bridgette Mayer is interviewed on running a gallery during a recession.

Bridgette Mayer is interviewed on running a gallery during a recession.

February 21, 2013

Director, Bridgette Mayer was interviewed by Farrel Levenson- a student at the University of Pennsylvania who is currently taking an art and economics course. Studying the effects of the recession on the art market and other pertinent topics in the art industry, Farrel asked some interesting questions that pertain to the past several years of Mayer’s business. Read on for an insightful look into gallery practices, pre, during and post-recession.

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Arden Bender Browning and Nathan Pankratz selected for New American Paintings

Arden Bender Browning and Nathan Pankratz selected for New American Paintings

February 18, 2013

Gallery artists, Arden Bendler Browning and Nathan Pankratz were selected for the Northeast issue of New American Paintings, #104.

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Mark Brosseau featured at the Fountain Restaurant at the Four Seasons Philadelphia

Mark Brosseau featured at the Fountain Restaurant at the Four Seasons Philadelphia

February 5, 2013

Paintings by Mark Brosseau will be featured at the Fountain Restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel from February through March 2013.

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Shelley Spector receives Leeway Foundation Grant and Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art Grant

Shelley Spector receives Leeway Foundation Grant and Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art Grant

January 30, 2013

Shelley Spector received an Art and Change Grant from the Leeway Foundation as well as a Faculty Development Grant from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts for her installation "Mariposa".

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Bridgette Mayer Gallery welcomes two new Assistant Directors

Bridgette Mayer Gallery welcomes two new Assistant Directors

August 21, 2012

Bridgette Mayer Gallery is pleased to announce the appointment of new Assistant Directors Daniel Weiner and Mark Brosseau.

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Bridgette Mayer Gallery and Michael Ryan Architects host Pop Up Gallery on Long Beach Island

Bridgette Mayer Gallery and Michael Ryan Architects host Pop Up Gallery on Long Beach Island

July 13, 2012

For the second year in a row, Michael Ryan Architects in conjunction with Bridgette Mayer Gallery, are hosting a Pop-Up Gallery at their space in Loveladies, Long Beach Island, NJ.

Click on the PDF to read an article about the show as published in The Sandpaper.

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Bridgette Mayer is named one of Philadelphia Business Journal's 40 Under 40!

Bridgette Mayer is named one of Philadelphia Business Journal's 40 Under 40!

May 11, 2012

We are thrilled to announce that Bridgette Mayer was named as one of Philadelphia Business Journal's, 40 Under 40 winners.

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Ivan Stojakovic: Nature's Return at The Arsenal Gallery

Ivan Stojakovic: Nature's Return at The Arsenal Gallery

March 8, 2012

Ivan Stojakovic will participate in "Nature’s Return," a multimedia exhibition curated by Omo Misha. On view March 8 through April 19, Nature’s Return explores the growing dissonance between humanity and the natural world.

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Arden Bendler Browning, Rebecca Rutstein and Charles Burwell in "Shifting Speeds" at The Painting Center

Arden Bendler Browning, Rebecca Rutstein and Charles Burwell in "Shifting Speeds" at The Painting Center

February 28, 2012

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.

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Bridgette Mayer featured in Philadelphia Style Magazine

Bridgette Mayer featured in Philadelphia Style Magazine

February 21, 2012

Gallery owner and director, Bridgette Mayer, is featured in the spring issue of Philadelphia Style Magazine.

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Shelley Spector: Dreck Groove opens at Ester Klein Gallery at Breadboard

Shelley Spector: Dreck Groove opens at Ester Klein Gallery at Breadboard

February 17, 2012

Shelley Spector will be exhibiting at Ester Klein Gallery at Breadboard with her new show "Dreck Groove". There will also be a workshop with the artist on Saturday, February 25, 12-3pm at NextFab Studio.

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Charles Burwell featured at the Fountain Restaurant, Four Seasons Hotel, Philadelphia

Charles Burwell featured at the Fountain Restaurant, Four Seasons Hotel, Philadelphia

February 17, 2012

Charles Burwell's iconic paintings are on view at the Fountain Restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel in Philadelphia. [Will be on display from Feb. - July 2012]

Mark Brosseau at the US Department of State's Art Bank Program

Mark Brosseau at the US Department of State's Art Bank Program

February 15, 2012

Mark Brosseau's "Bulbous", 2011 is included in the US Department of State's Art Bank Program Recent Acquisitions group exhibition will be on view at the Art Bank Gallery, in Washington DC.

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Bridgette Mayer featured in Philadelphia Daily News article, "Blonde Ambition"

Bridgette Mayer featured in Philadelphia Daily News article, "Blonde Ambition"

January 4, 2012

Gallery owner and director, Bridgette Mayer, was recently featured in a multi-page spread in the Philadelphia Daily News. Read on to learn about her early life, gallery practice and plans for the future of the art world in Philadelphia.

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Bridgette Mayer Gallery Inaugurates Newly Redesigned Space Opening to the Public November 15, 2011

Bridgette Mayer Gallery Inaugurates Newly Redesigned Space Opening to the Public November 15, 2011

October 25, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Bridgette Mayer Gallery Reopens with Expanded Gallery, Evolved Program November 15

Closed for much of 2011, the Washington Square gallery presents “Karmic Abstraction” this fall, a group show of sixteen artists, including a black-lit centerpiece by Ryan McGinness

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 25, 2011) — Bridgette Mayer Gallery is celebrating its 10-year anniversary with a massive transformation — a renovated gallery space on Washington Square and an evolved program. The public will get its first look Nov. 15 when “Karmic Abstraction” opens, highlighting not only the expanded physical space but also an expanding roster of contemporary artists from around the world.

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Bridgette Mayer Gallery to participate in Art Miami

Bridgette Mayer Gallery to participate in Art Miami

November 29, 2011

Bridgette Mayer Gallery is pleased to announce its participation for a second year in Art Miami 2011, Miami's premiere anchor art fair.

This year, Bridgette Mayer Gallery will exhibit an exciting mix of secondary market works alongside cutting-edge painting, photography and sculpture from the Gallery's contemporary program. Artists include: Neil Anderson, Charles Burwell, Jim Dine, Sam Francis, German Gomez, Eileen Neff, Kenneth Noland, Paul Oberst, David Slovic, Pat Steir, and Steve Tobin.

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Dana Hargrove: Synchronicity at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum of Rollins College

Dana Hargrove: Synchronicity at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum of Rollins College

October 29, 2011

Dana Hargrove will participate in Rollins College's Studio Faculty Biennial Exhibition, featuring the recent work of five artists, on view at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, October 29, 2011- January 15, 2012.

Steve Tobin: Aerial Roots at Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ

Steve Tobin: Aerial Roots at Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ

October 1, 2011

Grounds For Sculpture Debuts Seven New Acres with Inaugural Outdoor Exhibit
October 1, 2011 - April 8, 2012

Steve Tobin’s sculptures range in media and content, but what connects them is the sense of wonder that the work evokes. Tobin’s sculptures are often a result of an interaction with nature, presenting a unique view of objects or processes that could easily be overlooked, but which hold the power to drive and shape our world.

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Rebecca Rutstein: Zero Gravity at Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA

Rebecca Rutstein: Zero Gravity at Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA

September 14, 2011

Bridgette Mayer Gallery is pleased to announce Rebecca Rutstein's solo exhibition "Zero Gravity" at Sylvia White Gallery in Ventura, CA. The exhibition will run September 14 - October 15, 2011. In this latest body of work, Rutstein shifts her perspective from the deep ocean to deep space, in an exploration of imagined topographies and physical environments, which convey the undercurrents and forces that continually shape and reshape our world.

Paul Oberst: Banded Artifacts / Banded Men at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art

Paul Oberst: Banded Artifacts / Banded Men at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art

August 6, 2011

Working in many mediums, artist Paul Oberst creates objects that reference universal themes of ritual and ceremony. Recently he has been “banding” his created objects and photographic subjects in black and white and colored stripes, inspired by the “trickster” gods of the Southwest Pueblo people.

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Arden Bendler Browning in "Urbanism: Reimagining the Lived Environment" at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Arden Bendler Browning in "Urbanism: Reimagining the Lived Environment" at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

July 1, 2011

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.

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Steve Tobin: Master Pieces at Michael Ryan Architects, Loveladies, NJ

Steve Tobin: Master Pieces at Michael Ryan Architects, Loveladies, NJ

June 30, 2011

The exhibition Steve Tobin: Master Pieces, curated by Bridgette Mayer, is a collaborative effort by Michael Ryan Architects and Bridgette Mayer Gallery (Philadelphia, PA) that will run June 30 through August 28, 2011, with an opening reception Friday July 1, from 5:30 - 8pm. The exhibition will be open Fridays through Sundays at Michael Ryan Architects' Long Beach Island space: 60 Loveladies Harbor, Loveladies, NJ.

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Steve Tobin: Steelroots - Touching Earth & Sky at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Steve Tobin: Steelroots - Touching Earth & Sky at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

April 16, 2011

Sixteen sculptures...four seasons...infinite wonder.

Steve Tobin's sculptures are a dramatic fusion of nature and art. Set among the Arboretum's glowing gardens and peaceful groves, they invite you to touch, stroll through or even lie down beneath them, to discover your own unique views of the land around you, views that change with the light and the seasons.

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Charles Burwell's solo exhibition Structuring Desire / Desiring Structure reviewed in Art in America by A. M. Weaver

Charles Burwell's solo exhibition Structuring Desire / Desiring Structure reviewed in Art in America by A. M. Weaver

February 28, 2011

In this show of nine recent paintings, "Structuring Desire/Desiring Structure," Charles Burwell offered no quiet moments. The title suggests a mind comfortable with systems of order, such as those found in math and science. But Burwell's visual world, which comprises overlapping shapes and striated hues, is brilliant and delightful. While we think of scientific investigations as somber and labored, Burwell's abstract structures, replete with optical effects, dazzle the eye, prompting viewers to check and recheck what they see.

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The Alter Hall Murals at Temple University's Fox School of Business

The Alter Hall Murals at Temple University's Fox School of Business

January 2, 2011

Bridgette Mayer Gallery recently completed a large-scale, commissioned mural project in the Alter Hall MBA Commons at Temple University's Fox School of Business. Dean Moshe Porat wished to fill the empty walls in this large gathering space with depictions of landmarks in cities and regions where the Fox School has a satellite business program or vested cultural interest.

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The Alter Hall Art Collection at Temple University's Fox School of Business

The Alter Hall Art Collection at Temple University's Fox School of Business

October 13, 2010

In 2009-2010, Bridgette Mayer Gallery placed over 200 original artworks by 27 artists throughout Alter Hall at Temple University's Fox School of Business. On the occasion of the University's Art Collection Dedication on October 13, 2010, the Gallery produced a fully illustrated catalogue of the artworks in the Collection. Please contact the gallery for information on purchasing a copy of the catalogue.

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Neil Anderson work acquired by the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Neil Anderson work acquired by the Philadelphia Museum of Art

February 28, 2010

Bridgette Mayer Gallery is pleased to announce that Neil Anderson's work Apollo 3 (2010, Oil on Linen, 48 x 96") has been acquired by the Philadelphia Museum of Art and is now represented in their permanent collection.

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