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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.




Sample Art Work (81)

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Current Exhibitions

"IDEA(S)"
7 VIRIDIAN AFFILIATES
July 22- August 9, 2014
Reception Thursday July 24, 6-8pm

William Atkins, David Dorsey, Elvira Lantenhammer,
Rosemary Lyons, Vernita N'Cognita, Carolina Poggi, Lauren Purje

Chelsea NY: Viridian Artists is pleased to present "IDEA(S)" an exhibition of outstanding art by seven artists who are part of the Affiliate program at the gallery. The exhibit will continue from July 22 to August 9, 2014. There will be an opening reception Thursday, July 24th, 6-8PM. Viridian's Affiliate program is an important aspect of the gallery's mission to expand exhibition and sales opportunities for outstanding contemporary artists, both emerging and well-known. This group of artists came together by the chance of scheduling, but their art all shares an interest in Idea(s). Each of these artists create thoughtfully with a purpose that exists far beyond creating a pretty picture.

WILLIAM ATKINS was born in Rochford, England. He works with various types of cameras with subject matter ranging from anachronistic portraits to seaside street photography. Living in Washington DC, he has photographe... [ Read all ]


Forthcoming Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibition information is pending and will be posted soon.


Previous Exhibitions

Viridian Artists' 25th International Juried Competition
Katherine Brinson, Curator, Solomon R Guggenheim Museum
July 1 - July 19, 2014
Opening reception Thursday, July 10, 6-8pm

1st PRIZE: Sarah Brook 2nd PRIZE: Emily Lazerwitz
3rd PRIZE: Margery Freeman Appelbaum Honorable Mention: Alexander Giavis

Bob Augstell * Roni and Mary Jo Ben-Nun * Emma Buck * Robert S. Davis Jr. * Erika Gagnon * Philip Gerstein * Barry Goldberg * Osamu Hirota * Mier Luo * Kimberly Rowe * Tore Terrasi * Michael Wolf * Renna Mae Zimmer

Chelsea: Viridian Artists Inc. is pleased to present our 25th International Juried Exhibition. Juried by Katherine Brinson, Curator, Guggenheim Museum, New York. The exhibition opens July 1st and continues through July 19th, 2014. In celebration, a special reception will be held on Thursday, July 10th, 6-8pm. We are especially pleased that Katherine will be present to give out awards to the prizewinners of this important competition that brings the art of emerging and under-recognized artists to the attention of museum curators.

The competition selection was especially difficult this time for ther... [ Read all ]


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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 ]


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Viridian Artists' 25th International Juried Competition
Katherine Brinson, Curator, Solomon R Guggenheim Museum
July 1 - July 19, 2014
Opening reception Thursday, July 10, 6-8pm

1st PRIZE: Sarah Brook 2nd PRIZE: Emily Lazerwitz
3rd PRIZE: Margery Freeman Appelbaum Honorable Mention: Alexander Giavis

Bob Augstell * Roni and Mary Jo Ben-Nun * Emma Buck * Robert S. Davis Jr. * Erika Gagnon * Philip Gerstein * Barry Goldberg * Osamu Hirota * Mier Luo * Kimberly Rowe * Tore Terrasi * Michael Wolf * Renna Mae Zimmer

Chelsea: Viridian Artists Inc. is pleased to present our 25th International Juried Exhibition. Juried by Katherine Brinson, Curator, Guggenheim Museum, New York. The exhibition opens July 1st and continues through July 19th, 2014. In celebration, a special reception will be held on Thursday, July 10th, 6-8pm. We are especially pleased that Katherine will be present to give out awards to the prizewinners of this important competition that brings the art of emerging and under-recognized artists to the attention of museum curators.

The competition selection was especially difficult this time for ther... [ Read all ]


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