Art for Happiness

July 6 - 31, 2011 (part 1)
November 3 - 6 and 10 - 12, 2011 (part 2)

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 Gallery onetwentyeight (NYC) and Shoshinkan Gallery (Nagano, Japan) collaborate for the group exhibition 'Textile'.

Part 1. Gallery onetwentyeight July 6-31, 2011
Opening Reception : Thu, July 7, 2011, 6-8pm

A concert with original jazz influenced composition : Sun, July 24, 2011, 7 pm
Todd Neufeld Group ( Admission $10 )
Todd Neufeld - guitar, Mike LavValle - elec. bass, Billy Mints - drum

Part 2. Shoshinkan gallery Nov 3-6 & Nov 10-12, 2011

Opening Reception : Thu, Nov 3, 2011, 4:30pm
Gallery hours: 10am-6pm (the last day 10am-5pm)

Weaving, knitting, fabric are the theme and materials which are loved in everyday family life throughout the world. With this international show we wish the viewers to enjoy all the art works which are created by thirty two artists in their own style, sending a message to be enjoyed.

"Especially, the recent disastrous event in North Eastern Japan by tsunami and earthquake, brought us devastating sadness. As artists, we wish to deliver the bright side and happiness through art made by Japanese, and some non- Japanese artists gathered through gallery onetwentyeight and Shoshinkan gallery".

In NYC, part of the sales from art works in this show will be donated to "Japan Earthquake , Tsunami and Nuclear Crisis Relief Found", through New York Japanese - American Lions club charities. In Nagano, Japan donations will be sent to Japan Red Cross.

32 artists are;

NEW YORK: Elissa Goldstone, Eric Ginsburg, Asamer Hermine, David Higginbotham, Chiara Dellerva, Teresa Derdiarian, Astrid Esslinger, Tomoko Fujiki, Uli Brahmst, Daniela Galee, Joan Cryswel, Michiko Hoshi, Kazuko Miyamoto, Yuko Kubota, Eva LeWitt, Sanae Maeda, Kaitlin Martin, Ilona Pachler, Monika Pichler, Wolf Sanet, Nancy Saleme, Tafa, Akemi Takeda, Angela Valeria, Kiyomi Yamagishi

NAGANO: Yoko Kobayashi, Koharu, Chihiro Koshi, Masako Oka, Toshie Otsuka, Midori Sakamoto, Yumiko Kitamura

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