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Viridian Artists

Viridian Artists Inc. in Chelsea, New York City, exhibits contemporary art in a wide range of styles and media, reflecting the divergent and multifaceted world of art today. The artists formally represented are selected by peer review. They participate in other solo and group exhibitions both in the US and abroad, and the gallery is staffed by Vernita Nemec, Viridian's Director and Lauren Purje, Assistant to the Director. Gallery talks, annual juried exhibitions by well respected curators and other activities between the artist and public are features of this artist-owned venture. *Please note that Viridian Artists,INC. in suite 632 on the 6th floor has 2 entrances to the same building, one at 548 W. 28th St. and one at 547 W. 27th St.*

New York

United States
Address:
548 West 28th Street and 547 West 27th St. Suite 632, 6th floor New York City, NY. 10001 There is
10001
Phone: 212.414.4040
Fax: 212.414.4040
Website: www.viridianartists.com


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Artists Represented

Janet L. Bohman, Renee Borkow, May De Viney, Bernice Faegenburg, Tazuko Tanabe Fujii, Wally Gilbert, Kiyoshi Kawaguchi, Kathleen King, Valerii Klymchuk,Oi Sawa,Barbara K. Schwartz, Susan Sills, Virginia Evans Smit, Robert Smith, Bob Tomlinson, Deborah Sudran, Alan Gaynor, David Dorsey,Darryl Moody, Bruce Rosen,Elizabeth Featherstone Hoff. Stacey Newman, Michael Miller, Henry Coupe,
Matthias Merdan, Angela Christine Smith, Arthur Dworin.




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Current Exhibitions

Viridian Artists takes pleasure in presenting Robert Smith's new color photographs in an exhibition titled "Not to be Missed", which is clarified by the subtitle "upclose, undisturbed, natural landscapes you didn't see." The exhibition opens April 8th through April 26th with a Reception on Thursday, April 10th from 6 to 8 p.m.


Forthcoming Exhibitions

ALAN GAYNOR
"REMEMBRANCES"
APRIL 29- MAY 17, 2014
RECEPTION THURSDAY MAY 1 6-8PM

Chelsea, NYC: Viridian Artists is pleased to present new work by Alan Gaynor. His exhibition of photographs entitled "Remembrances" continues from April 29 through May 17, 2014 with an opening reception, Thursday May 1, 6-8PM.

The images in this exhibit are a departure from Gaynor's usual subject matter of urban architecture and instead are a tribute to his late wife Sharon Silbiger, a Professor of Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein School of Medicine. In these works, Gaynor uses the beauty of dying flowers, as a metaphor for her death after a long illness.

Though he hopes to return to focusing on architectural patterns in his photographic work, changing his imagery during his grieving has provided solace. The images in this exhibit are another poignant example of the power and importance of art in our lives. In these powerful floral portraits, Gaynor has gone beyond the usual imagery of flowers in art, instead creating a potent metaphor of the beauty and naturalness of the evolution of life and death.

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Previous Exhibitions

Renée Borkow
In The City
March 18 - April 5, 2014
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 27, 6-8 pm


Chelsea, NY: Viridian Artists is pleased to present the recent work of Renée Borkow. This latest group of drawings and prints titled In The City was motivated by looking at cityscapes or environmental inspirations in many less-known locations throughout the city.

Borkow focuses on the juxtaposition and combination of geometric or architectural buildings, combined with the organic and natural lines and shapes of trees or nature. Color is a major emphasis, and each composition engages the eye of the viewer in a visual push-pull effect, creating a strong sense of movement throughout. The differences between the calm and quiet spaces and the energy-packed noisy ones are apparent, and make seeing the work both meditative and exciting.

Renée Borkow lives and works in New York City. She is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, and has a Master of Fine Arts degree from Columbia University. She has exhibited in New York, Los Angeles, Florida, Lyon and Pittsburgh.



Gallery hours: Tuesday through Saturday 12- 6 PM
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Art Fairs

The 2013-2014 The Olde Holiday Shoppe is currently open in the gallery, Viridian Artists,INC. All small artworks and crafts in the shop are priced $99.00 or less. Cash and Carry.


Submission Policy

go to www.viridianartists.com

Click on contact and download the membership application form.

Click on Apply to the 24th International Juried Exhibition. to view the prospectus or apply online. NEW DEADLINE DATE! 4/27/2013!


Press Releases

VALERII KLYMCHUK
"Cultural Differences ”
January 14th – February 1st, 2014
Reception Thursday, January 23, 6-8 PM

Chelsea: Viridian Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of paintings by the artist VALERII KLYMCHUK entitled “Cultural Differences”. The show opens January 14th and continues through February 1st, 2014. In celebration, a reception will be held on Thursday, January 23, 6-8 PM.
Valerii Klymchuk is an artist who is also a System Analyst mathematician from Artemovsk in the Ukraine. Artemovsk is in Donetska Oblast, about an hour north of Donetsk, the heart of eastern Ukraine, a part of the country made up of industrial towns, factories and smokestacks. Like many before him, he came to America seeking to discover his dream and even his purpose for being on this planet. Differences is a pure illusion. Every time we see Cultural Differences, that’s the time to wake up and to see...”
Valerii confessed, "In my search for my cultural identity I saw the absurdity of trying to describe a Spiritual Human in short sentences. That’s how I discovered new exciting way of expressing myself through art. It give... [ Read all ]


Press Links

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News

CALL FOR ARTISTS! Viridian Artists 25th Annual International Juried Exhibition.

Entry Deadline: Friday April 11, 2014.Juror: Katherine Brinson, Associate Curator, Guggenheim Museum, NYC.

Katherine Brinson is particularly interested in emerging artists.

Open to all US and International artists working in 2D and 3D media.

Cash prizes, Power-point presentation, Group Exhibition
July 1-19, 2014.

FOR GUIDELINES AND HOW TO ENTER GO TO:
www.viridianartists.com/submission/
$45/ 3 works, $5 each additional work.
Viridian Artists, 548 West 28th St. , NY NY 10001





Location And Getting There

548 West 28th Street 6th floor
New York, NY 10001
go to: www.mapquest.com and type in Viridian Artists' address.
visit: www.mta.info for transit maps


Contact-Directors/Staff

Venita Nemec, Director
Lauren Purje, Assistant to the Director


Opening Times

Tuesday to Saturday 12:00pm-6:00pm

Closed the month of August