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"Figuratively Speaking": An Exhibition of Portraiture & Figurative Art
Upper Gallery, February 19, 2019 - March 07, 2019
The Salmagundi Club is pleased to announce "Figuratively Speaking", an open exhibition of portraiture and figurative work in all media.
This is yet another in Salmagundi's ongoing competitive exhibitions for the best in contemporary art.
Juror of Awards: Jordan Sokol.
The awards reception for this exhibition will be on Thursday, February 28, 6-9PM. Salmagundi encourages the exhibiting artists to invite their models to this reception
which will be held in honor of the many New York City Models from whom we all draw inspiration. Reception music provided by The Skip Weinstock Trio who perform jazz standards, classics, and tunes from the American Songbook.
Gallery hours are Mon.-Fri., 1-6PM and Sat. & Sun. 1-5PM. The exhibition will be closed on Sunday, March 3, for the Portrait Competition.
About Jordan Sokol:
Jordan's work focuses on the human figure. In 2013, after a decade of studying and teaching in Italy he moved to Spain and began teaching privately from his studio in Madrid. In 2014 Jordan returned to the United States upon the invitation of The Florence Academy of Art to open their first official U.S. branch in Jersey City, NJ where he is currently the Academic Director.
Jordan has taught drawing and painting workshops throughout the United States and Europe including the Gage Academy of Art in Seattle, the Canova Atelier in Rome, the Janus Collaborative in New York, and the Art Students League of New York.
His work has been featured in numerous publications including 'Lessons in Classical Drawing' as well as 'Lessons in Classical Painting: Essential Techniques from Inside the Atelier' by Juliette Aristides and in 2013 was honored as one of the '25 Artists of Tomorrow' by American Artist Magazine.
Jordan’s work has exhibited internationally, including London’s National Portrait Gallery as part of the 2015 BP Portrait exhibition, and is represented by Arcadia Contemporary in Los Angeles.
"Isola," Carlos, Madrid, graphite, 36x28.25
"Santiago," Kevin Muller, oil on canvas, 23x28
"Sarah Sees," Tom Martin, charcoal on paper, 12.5x17.5
"Raven Back," Dustin Adamson, oil on linen, 18x36in
"Push," Lea colie Wight, oil, 10x20
"Autumn," Gail Postal, graphite & oil, 36x24
"Post Op," Janet Cook, pastel, 29x19