WESTCHESTER MAGAZINE’S BEST NEW ART GALLERY – CB GALLERY IN KATONAH, NY PRESENTS “PEOPLE OF WESTCHESTER – POW!” SHOW ON DISPLAY DECEMBER 1 THROUGH DECEMBER 24TH WITH OPENING RECEPTION TO COINCIDE WITH THE KATONAH MERCHANTS HOLIDAY STROLL ON FRIDAY DECEMBER 13TH – 5PM – 8PM.
Northern Westchester’s Best New Art Gallery to Open Seventh Exhibition with a group show of Seven Artists
CB Gallery, Katonah’s cutting-edge contemporary art gallery, is pleased to announce its next exhibition of a group show by seven local artists including Carol Bouyoucos, Ilsa Bouyoucos, Loren Eiferman, Adam Handler, Autumn Martin, Eden Neleman and Christopher Rubin.
“Pow!” is a show comprised of photographs by Carol Bouyoucos, colorful miniature sculptures by Ilsa Bouyoucos, wood sculptures by Loren Eiferman, paintings by Adam Handler, collage and paintings by Eden Neleman and sculptures by Christopher Rubin.
“I always wanted to be an artist,” Bouyoucos explains. “Growing up in Ohio and attending school at the University of Michigan’s School of Art & Design in Ann Arbor, I desperately wanted to master photography but was impatient with the logistical challenges. The spark happened once I realized what I could accomplish digitally. I love the immediacy of the transformation, but it’s a constant challenge to use the technology to enhance nature and not dominate it,” said Bouyoucos.
Bedford Village native Ilsa Bouyoucos is a self taught artist who has been creating with her hands ever since I knew she had hands. Her current works are miniature houses she painstakingly decorates with a mix of found, pre-made and hand made objects. Ilsa Bouyoucos explains that she thinks of this body of work as little snapshots in time or a scene that’s too abstract to make out but ultimately a form of biography.
The SUNY Purchase graduate has developed her unique way of working in wood for over 25 years, “I’ve come to a comfortable level and understanding of working with my material. The wood, for me, is now a line in space created by hundreds of smaller pieces of wood jointed together to create one sculpture. “ Eiferman says
Her influences are many: from 13th century Persian carpets to the mysterious crop circles that appear in the U.K. every spring and summer each sculpture is a new geometry that works on many different levels where numbers and numerology, interconnections, science and color all have a place and relate together in a new pattern and dimension.
Adam Handler was born in Queens, NY and studied Life Drawing in Italy after graduating from Purchase College with a major in Art History. He has mounted numerous solo and group exhibitions worldwide from New York to Seoul South Korea. As a young child, Adam spent countless hours at his grandparents framing factory in New York City. There, his passion for the arts grew and it became inevitable that he would choose an artistic path. Handler’s paintings are informed by an array of art historical and cultural influences, from Medieval and Renaissance art and artists such as De Kooning, Basquiat and others.
A fourth year student at Northeastern University and entrepreneur that spends some time in the 3D Printing Lab to create neon, pop-art inspired designs. Other interests include cello, piano, and painting.
Eden Lucien Neleman, a sophomore at New York University. Her paintings are inspired by the relation between text, image, and feeling while her collages tell complex stories through beautifully assembled imagery. When asked what drives her work she states, “It is interesting to show to express ideas through art and see what emotions of mine and the viewer arise. Art has the power to calm my psyche. I hope it will always inspire others.” At New York University, she studies fine art and psychology, with a concentration in what makes people happy. She is a part of the editing team on The Gallatin Review and works in the art therapy department at Hassenfeld’s Children Hospital at NYU Langone.
Rubin is an artist living and working in Mt Kisco, NY. With a variety of medium and material he uses line and shape as content to create compositions focused on variations of depth and luminosity. Through the use of equations and the Fibonacci Numbers (0,1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21,etc.) the works evokes imagery from the natural world, from the seeds of a sunflower to the endless depths of space.
CB Gallery will begin previews for Pow! December 1st and will host an opening reception on Friday, December 13th to coincide with the Katonah Merchants Holiday Stroll 5:00 – 8:00pm at 23 Valley Rd., Katonah, NY. Live music by Reid Gerken and refreshments will be served.
Gallery hours are Wednesday 11-5; Thursdays 11-5 Friday 11- 7 Saturday 11- 5 and Sunday 12 – 4 or by appointment.
For more information, please visit CB Gallery on Facebook and Instagram @cbartgallery or contact Christopher at [email protected] or 917 520 3234.
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About CB Gallery:
Named 2019’s Best New Art Gallery in Westchester Magazine, Christopher Brescia opened the CB Gallery space in January 2019 in the charming downtown of Katonah, NY. The mission of the gallery is to offer Westchester and Connecticut residents as well as visitors and week-enders living in the community, something new and different in terms of contemporary artwork unlike anything else being offered in the area. All artist exhibitions feature paintings, photography, drawings, and sculpture depending on the show. Christopher believes art truly enhances your living space and gives a home life, personality and soul and that just because you have a traditional house, does not mean you have to own traditional artwork. In addition, CB Gallery offers in-home art consultation appointments where he will evaluate your current collection and make recommendations on existing and new art purchases.