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Beyond Boundaries: Group Exhibition & Sale

Posted on: May 1st, 2024 by Art Leaders No Comments

Art Leaders Gallery group exhibition "Beyond Boundaries" August 1-31 with a reception Saturday August 24 from 6-9pm. Featuring works by Michigan Artists. Andrew Madvin, Thomas Arvid, Rodney Denne, Dane Porter, Antonio Molinari, and Robert Madvin.

Beyond Boundaries: Group Exhibition & Sale

Art Leaders Gallery will be hosting a month-long exhibition showcasing a diverse range of artwork from six talented Michigan artists. Explore unique pieces that push the limits of creativity and imagination. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience art that goes beyond boundaries!

The exhibition will run August 1-31 and is open to the public Monday through Saturday, 10am to 6pm. An exhibition reception with artist talks is scheduled for Saturday, August 24 from 6-9pm.

Tickets are $10 per person and will benefit the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center.
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Going Beyond

Art Leaders Gallery proudly presents Beyond Boundaries, a month-long exhibition that breaks conventional artistic norms. Featuring six talented Michigan artists, this showcase invites visitors to explore limitless creativity and imagination. Each piece, from vibrant paintings to intricate sculptures, pushes traditional boundaries, offering fresh perspectives. At the core of Beyond Boundaries lie the innovative creations of six Michigan-based artists, each exploring new realms of artistic expression. From vibrant paintings to intricate sculptures, this exhibition challenges norms, inviting viewers to broaden their horizons. Featured artists include Andrew and Robert Madvin, Rodney Denne, Antonio Molinari, Dane Porter, and Thomas Arvid. Beyond Boundaries celebrates the diversity and richness of Michigan’s artistic community.

Join Art Leaders Gallery on this journey of exploration and discovery. Experience the extraordinary talents of these six Michigan artists and immerse yourself in limitless creativity and imagination. Don’t miss this opportunity.

The Artists

Andrew Madvin transforms molten glass into stunning jewel toned thorn bowls. Each piece is a testament to his skill and vision, blending delicate beauty with raw, organic textures. Prepare to be mesmerized as you explore the mesmerizing forms of Madvin’s glass art, pushing the boundaries of what is possible with this versatile medium.

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Thomas Arvid, known for his hyperrealistic paintings, invites viewers to experience the world through his meticulous brushstrokes and attention to detail. His still life compositions transport viewers to a realm where every gleam of light and every droplet of liquid is rendered with astonishing realism.

View Thomas Arvid’s Collection

With his surreal and dreamlike imagery, Rodney Denne infuses the exhibition with a sense of whimsy and wonder. Denne’s artworks invite viewers to explore the depths of their imagination and contemplate the mysteries of the universe through a harmonious blend of fantasy and reality. Prepare to be transported to otherworldly realms as you immerse yourself in Denne’s enchanting artworks, which challenge perceptions and ignite the imagination.

View Rodney Denne’s Collection

Dane Porter’s sculptures testify to the transformative power of art, transcending the boundaries of form and function. With his innovative use of materials and techniques, Porter crafts sculptures that are visually striking and conceptually rich, inviting viewers to contemplate the nature of existence. Experience the beauty and complexity of Porter’s sculptures, which push the boundaries of traditional sculpture and prompt viewers to see the world in a new light.

Antonio Molinari’s abstract compositions captivate with bold colors and dynamic forms, inviting viewers to lose themselves in a world of pure emotion and expression. Through his fearless exploration of abstraction, Molinari pushes the boundaries of traditional art forms, challenging viewers to see the world in a new light.

View Antonio Molinari’s Collection

Inspired by the natural world, Robert Madvin elevates glass art with his stunning stacked stone glass sculptures. Madvin’s sculptures capture the essence of rugged landscapes and ancient geological formations. He meticulously crafts each piece, layering individual glass elements to create intricate compositions that evoke a sense of wonder and awe.

View Robert Madvin’s Collection

A Charitable Contribution

Art Leaders Gallery will be raising money to benefit Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center (BBAC) during the Beyond Boundaries Exhibition. We will be pledging 5% of all August sales generated from the six featured artist and all proceeds from the reception ticket sales.

About the BBAC

The Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, founded in 1957, serves the Detroit region’s visual arts community. Our mission is “to connect people of all ages and abilities with visual arts education, exhibition, and other creative experiences.”  We do this by offering classes, exhibits, workshops, camps, and events to the public.  Our exhibits are always free and open to the public. Also, scholarships are available for adults or youth classes.  Nearly 6,000 individuals from Southeast Michigan benefit from art opportunities every year.  Whether  through art-looking and discussion or learning a new skill in drawing, painting, sculpture, jewelry/metalsmithing, printmaking, ceramics and fiber arts, the BBAC promotes the creative process.

Our support of artists includes not only exhibitions, but also retail space that facilitates partnerships with local artists.  Our Gallery Shop, open year-round, hosts over 75 artists.  During the month of December, the BBAC hosts the annual Holiday Shop.  Participation well exceeds 100 artists throughout the region.

 Finally, BBAC outreach programs, ArtAccess, provide authentic art experiences for those with limited access and varied challenges. For example, people with physical limitations due to age; cognitive disabilities; or geographic restrictions are likely program participants.

 The BBAC has been place-making for decades.  With three generations of artists, students, and art-lovers, our facility is called “home” by many. We are proud of the diverse mix of ages, nationalities, and religions that come from more than 100 Michigan cities. The number and variety of classes, exhibitions, and events also serve regional artists and draw regional audiences.

For more information about the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, please visit www.BBArtCenter.org.

Published May 1st, 2024

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