Gallery Ehva
daring and beautiful art

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Dear Friends,

Sorry, we're closed now.

I could not keep gallery open for more then one reason, but the biggest one was me. I did not feel I was strong (and smart) to contine. I needed rest: do nothing time, be closer to Earth, Sea, Sun, Sky, my cat Bikini and my dog Hana.

Do I miss it? Yes! I miss our dinners, painting Easter eggs, my freedom to do with our space whatever I wanted to do, I miss people, soup and bread openings... I miss our little "community".

Do I miss ART? Not now. I am fine having my hands dirty, working in my garden.

What I do now? Hmmm, little art, lots of cooking...

Who I am now? Rebel, definitely!

So, be well my friends and thank you for letting me love you. I know we'll see each other, sonner or later.

-- Yours, always, Ewa

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You can always reach me by phone, e-mail or mail.

Ewa Nogiec 508 487-0011
ewa@iamprovincetown.com

P.O. Box 675, North Truro, MA 02652

 


Art Is Good

Here are my friends:

 

Donna Dodson, Gallery Ehva

Donna Dodson

Bill Liebeskind

Bill Liebeskind

Gallery Ehva: Richard E. Smith

Richard E. Smith

Tracey Anderson
Midge Battelle
Bill Barrell
Rachel Brown
Arthur Cohen
Didier Corallo
David Ellis
Miriam Freidin
Joanna Gabler
Fred Garbers
Wendelin Glatzel
Irén Handschuh
Myrna Harrison

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Provincetown Artist Registry

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I am Provincetown

I am Provincetown...

2015 at Gallery Ehva in Provincetown

The year of the unexpected joy...

Jan | Feb | March | Apr | May | June | July | Aug | Sept | Oct | Nov | Dec

Past shows at Gallery Ehva

Red Dot

Welcome 2015 Gallery Artists and Friends Exhibit

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Red Dot

Winter Blast Lazy Brunch Potluck

Gallery Artists & Friends Group Show

Jenny Humphreys, Susan Lyman, Jim Forseberg, Carmen Cicero, David Johns, Richard Smith, Bill Barrell, Arthur Cohen, Miriam Freidin, Wendelin Glatzel, Irén Handschuh, René Lamadrid, Mark Peters, Denis Allee, Jenny Fragosa, Fred Garbers, Ewa Nogiec and others

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Spring is Coming!

Celebrating International Women's Day & Coming of Spring

March 7-31, 2015

Opening Saturday, March 7, 2-5pm

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Red Dot

Ellen Anthony "Kawad"

Object Theatre: projections, original music, talk-back after the show

"Kawad" was inspired by the story-telling box by the same name used in ancient India.
The Brahmin priest would go from village to village reciting the Ramayana using a Kawad.
The puppet in "Kawad" is fashioned after a Japanese cart-doll.

Friday March 20, starts at 7pm

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Red Dot

Painting on Eggs [Making Pisanki]

+ Arthur Cohen: Photographs

Saturday, April 4, 2-4pm

Celebrating Easter and Passover

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GREEN ART FESTIVAL P-TOWN

Gardens of Dreams

Appearances: Provincetown Green Arts Festival

Wendelin Glatzel: Installation

Irén Handschuh: Pits

+ Appearances Guest Artists

April 24-May 3, 2015

Opening Friday, August 24,6-8pm CCS

Opening Saturday, April 25, 4-6pm Gallery Ehva

Work by Iren Handschuh

Sculptures by Irén Handschuh

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Red Dot

ArtPress

ArtSpring

Group Show: Gallery Artists and Friends

May 8-20, 2015

Opening Friday, May 8, 6-8pm

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Red Dot

Kicking Off The Season

Work by Cynthia Gilman, Arthur Cohen, Barbara Cohen, Jenny Humphreys, Cyndi Wish, Irén Handschuh, Susan Lyman, Wendelin Glatzen, Ewa Nogiec, Rob Westerberg, Alicia Henry, Midge Battelle, Bill Barrell

May 22-June 3, 2015

Opening Friday, May 22, 6-8pm

Meet the Artist Cynthia Gilman Saturday, May 30, 1-2pm

Cynthia Gilman

Cynthia Gilman

Invitation to Artist Talk with Cynthia Gilman

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Red Dot

Younger Than Amy Exhibit at Gallery Ehva

Younger Than Amy show at Gallery Ehva

"Far and Tethered"

Curated by Hilary Burkitt

Participating artists:
Hilary Burkitt
Naya Bricher
Alejandra Cuadra
Tim Graham
Marcus LaRocca
Jessie Nickerson
Dominique Pecce
Greta Ribb
Renée Russo
Buck Squibb
Jessica Teffer
Hannah G. Thompson
Jon Verney

Performances by Andy Anello and Hannah G. Thompson
Poetry reading by Tess Brown-Lavoi
Followed by Live Music: The Zookeepers at 8PM

June 5-17, 2015

Opening Night Friday, June 5, 6-8pm

OKO Arts Bazaar Friday, June 5, starts at 4pm
Printer matter, affordable media & fun -- support young artists!

Younger Than Amy 2015

Younger Than Amy 2015 Performance by Hannah G. Thompson

Younger Than Amy 2015

Younger Than Amy 2015 Performance by Hannah G. Thompson

Younger Than Amy 2015

Younger Than Amy 2015

Younger Than Amy 2015

Younger Than Amy 2015 Performance by Andy Anello

Younger Than Amy 2015

Younger Than Amy 2015 Poetry reading by Tess Brown-Lavoie

MORE PHOTOGRAPHS HERE --->> https://service.pass.us/client/event/m2KbD1111443

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Red Dot

Laundry Room #1 Currents

June 19-July 1, 2015

Opening Friday, June 19, 6-8pm

The very end of Cape Cod

The very end of Cape Cod. Image courtesy Provincetown Chamber of Commerce.

Here in Provincetown we are surrounded by water. On one side of our peninsula is Cape Cod Bay, on the other Atlantic Ocean. As water, we, artists, are never still... always moving, always searching... our part of LAUNDRY ROOM two exhibits will reflect our restlessness...

CURRENTS participating artists:

Renée Russo, New Bedford, MA
Joanna Gabler, Williamstown, MA
Bill Liebeskind, NYC, NY
Jenny Fragosa, Hyannis, MA
Liz Perry, Brewster, MA
Hilary Burkitt, Orleans, MA
Jenny Humphreys, North Truro, MA
Naya Bricher, Provincetown, MA
Susan Lyman, Provincetown, MA
Midge Battelle, Provincetown, MA
Ewa Nogiec, Provincetown, MA
Jane Paradise, Provincetown, MA
Lisa Ventre, Provincetown, MA
Irén Handschuh, Wellfleet, MA

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Laundry Room #2 Waterfall

International photography exhibit

Curated by Ellen SchönEllen Schon

 

July 3-15, 2015

Opening Friday, July 3, 6-8pm

Waterfall

Waterfall

Waterfall is an international collaboration between three artists, Pirjo Heino (Finland), Karmela Berg (Israel), and Ellen Schön (United States). The artists met through the Transcultural Tile Exchange project in 2004. Their collaboration--an exhibit, installation, and performance--explores the theme of water as a metaphor for life. Water is seen as transformative and healing, as well as a tangible resource which needs to be protected. The title, Waterfall conveys both the idea of abundant water AND water at risk.

Waterfall is part of the transcultural exchange's world-wide Project entitled Here, There and Everywhere: Anticipating the Art of the Future. The exhibit will then travel to art gallery ripustus in Hämeenlinna, Finland from June 2-28, 2009, then to Tel Aviv, Israel, and now is coming to Gallery Ehva in Provincetown (2015).

Artists were asked through a Mail Art Call to donate their interpretive snapshots of water. All proceeds of the sales will benefit WATERAID, an international non-governmental organization whose mission is to overcome poverty by enabling the world's poorest people to gain access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene education. To date over 80 artists from 15 countrieshave donated their work.

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WATERFALL participating artists:
Pirjo Heino; Hämeenlinna, Finland
Pirkitta Hyvönen; Finland
Pirkko-Liisa Kilpi; Hämeenlinna, Finland
Eeva-Maija Maula; Alvettula, Finland
Sirpa Ojala; Finland
Jasu Salmi; Janakkala, Finland
Hannela Tarna; Turenki, Finland
Paul Tiilila; Pälkäne, Finland
Mika Toivonen; Helsinki, Finland
Tiina Torkkeli; Finland
Tarja Trygg; Helsinki, Finland
Eira Viertoma; Finland
Monika Fulda; Freiburg, Germany
Gabriele Fecher; Weimar, Germany
Simone Ramshorn; Germany
Karola Teschler; Velbert, Germany
Josef Hasenöhrl; Pat, Hungary
Geetha Kekobad; India
Renuka Kesaramadu; Tumkur, Kornataka, India
Karmela Berg; Tel Aviv, Israel
Aliza Gilboa; Israel
Gilit Metuki, Israel
Avi Sperber; Haifa, Israel
Elisheva Zizner; Israel
Anna Finetti; Milano, Italy
Laura Cristin; Bagnaria Arsa, Italy
Dario Della Rossa; Italy
Gretel Fehr; Italy
Elena Mastracci; L'Aquila, Italy
Marco Maffeo; Italy
Veronica Menni; Itlay
Emilio Morandi; Italy
Andrea Peezzini; Italy
Antonio Sassu (Gruppo Sinestetico); Italy
Celine Spelta; Milan, Italy
Andrea Taglier; Italy
Jovan Balov; Ohrid, Macedonia
Lukasz Cywicki; Poland
Magdelena Cywicka; Poland
Stephan Balog; Aiud, Romania
Zoltan Balog; Aiud, Romania
Maria Cristina Onet; Hunedoara, Romania
Cristina Senesan; Aiud, Romania
Daniela Julieta Stanoiu; Aiud, Romania
Veruna Melcak Junek; Slovakia
Abel Paredeo; Spain
Eva Johansson; Sweden
Séverine Cuénod; Caroug-GE, Switzerland
Asko Myllys; Grub AR, Switzerland
Safa Büte; Turkey
Helaine Alon; Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
Nancy Andell; Chatham, NY, USA
Elnur Babayev; Bethesday, MD, USA
Susan Berstler; Somerville, MA, USA
Kelvy Bird; Arlington, MA, USA
Mary Jo Bohart; Somerville, MA, USA
Jessica Brennan; Somerville, MA, USA
Abbi Canney; Needham, MA, USA
Jingni Chen; Somerville, MA, USA
Ashlee Childers; Somerville, MA, USA
Jane Cohen; Somerville, MA, USA
Charles Daniels; Somerville, MA, USA
Denise Dumas; Wilton, New Hampshire, USA
Michelle Fiorenza; Somerville, MA, USA
Alice Grossman; Somerville, MA, USA
Terranova Kallemeyn; Allston, MA., USA
Susan Kapuscinski Gaylord; Newburyport, MA, USA
Kathleen A. Kneeland; Boston, MA, USA
Judith Motzkin; Cambridge, MA, USA
Karl Nussbaum; Brooklyn, New York, USA
Jaye R. Phillips; Arlington, MA, USA
Susan Rice; Medford, MA, USA
Sadie Richards; Jamaica Plain, MA, USA
Anne Russell; Somerville, MA, USA
Ellen Schön; Waban, MA, USA
Tamal Sen; Somerville, MA, USA
Tova Speter; Cambridge, MA, USA
Heather Meri Stewart; Somerville, MA, USA
Julia Stratton; Philadelphia, PA, USA
V Van Sant; Somerville, MA, USA
Kathy Van Torne; Austin, TX, USA

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ABOUT CURATOR

ELLEN SCH?N is Adjunct Faculty in Fine Arts and Clay Studio Supervisor at Lesley University College of Art and Design (formerly The Art Institute of Boston), where she has taught ceramics and 3-D courses since 2002. Schön received a BA from Marlboro College (Ceramics and Perceptual Psychology) and an MFA in Ceramics from Boston University's Program in Artisanry. She has exhibited in numerous shows in the United States and is a past recipient of The Artist Foundation Fellowship from the Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities.

Schön has organized and co-curated interdisciplinary, thematic group exhibitions in non-profit venues in the Boston area and abroad. Schön's interest in international artist collaboration and exchange has led her to travel extensively in Europe, participating in international artist symposia/residencies in Finland, Croatia, Hungary, Turkey, Israel, Germany, and Malaysia.

The Museum of fine Arts, Boston has recently acquired one of her pieces, Nargila Pod, for their permanent collection.

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ARTIST STATEMENTS

Karmela Berg
Water - the source of life - so scarce in our land, touches every aspect of our life in Israel. The shortage of water is becoming a matter of life and death in the region. I started my film in the north of the country, in the region of Beit Shean: a region rich with springs, rivers and reservoirs. Because of this, the Bible refers to this area as "the gate of Eden." As I traveled south, from the lushness of the Galilee to the arid salt plain of the Dead Sea, I saw how the diminishing of water affects people and nature. During the different stops of this journey, I placed environmental installations, each time showing the state and the changes of nature. --Karmela Berg, Israel

Pirjo Heino
"Vesi vanhin voitehista" is an old Finnish saying from mythic Kalevala- a legend that is telling about the past of Finns. It means that the water is the most important, old and well known cream and balsam. It tells how much we appreciate the clean water to drink and to wash. When the water is clean, and we use it enough. it's protecting our physical and mental health. But also helping when we are ill.

In the north and cold areas the life was hard but people created one excellent pleasure: Finnish sauna. It's a deeply purifying experience to sit in hot steam, get the skin soft and mind relaxed, and swim in a lake.

In Finland we don't have high mountains and no high waterfalls either. I imagine my falling water like a great blessing that is falling down on me: So much silky water with some bubbles of joy. and I can take. as much as I need. -- Pirjo Heino, Finland

Ellen Schön
Culturally, each artist in our exhibit has had a different experience of water. Here, in New England, some of my first memories of water were as a young child, hanging onto my father's back as he swam under the waves, surfacing like a whale in the bracing cold ocean. The smell and sounds of ocean and the seashore have always given me a sense of deep peace.

In the last several years, I have turned my attention to water as an artistic theme. Working primarily in clay, I have always been interested in the ability of a ceramic vessel to point to something beyond itself—to function as metaphor. When I was asked to design a ceramic fountain at a private residence, I began thinking about the ways vessels can hold water and what those shapes might evoke. Subsequently, I developed my Font series, using ceramic bowls of water as metaphors of consciousness--mirrors of the soul, implying possible rebirth of self, and as actual reflections of our corporeal selves. More recently, I have been working on the idea of wells as wombs, with possibilities of both fecundity and barrenness. -- Ellen Schön, USA

Waterfall show at Gallery Ehva in Provincetown

"Waterfall" installation

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Waterfall show at Gallery Ehva in Provincetown, work by Joanna Gabler

Work by Joanna Gabler, Williamstown, MA, USA

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Waterfall

Pirjo Heino; Hämeenlinna, Finland

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Waterfall

Jovan Balov; Ohrid, Macedonia

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Waterfall

Susan Kapuscinski Gaylord; Newburyport, MA, USA

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Waterfall

Ellen Schön; Waban, MA, USA

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Waterfall

Ashlee Childers; Somerville, MA, USA

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Waterfall

Sadie Richards; Jamaica Plain, MA, USA

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Waterfall

Susan Berstler; Somerville, MA, USA

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Waterfall

Paul Tiilila; Pälkäne, Finland

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Waterfall

Randy Winchester, Somerville, MA, USA

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Waterfall

Anne Russell; Somerville, MA, USA

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Waterfall

Pirkko-Liisa Kilpi; Hämeenlinna, Finland

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Waterfall

Tamal Sen; Somerville, MA, USA

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Waterfall

Karola Teschler; Velbert, Germany

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Waterfall

Nancy Andell; Chatham, NY, USA

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Waterfall

Elnur Babayev; Bethesday, MD, USA


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Red Dot

 

everyone has a story to tell...

Anna Jarrett, storyteller from Australia

Anna Jarrett

An Evening of Magical Stories

with Anna Jarrett, storyteller from Australia

Saturday, July 18, 2015 -- 8-9pm

Chocolate Chip Cookies and Wine ~ Donations welcome

Anna Jarrett is an internationally acclaimed professional storyteller, writer, musician, teacher and consultant. With 25 years experience, and a passion for storytelling and adventure, Anna presents a diversity of creative story workshops and performances in communities across Australia and overseas.

Anna's stories are an eclectic collection of traditional and original tales from Australia and around the world. Her recent projects include "Education Dreaming" -- an oral history book writing project with Aboriginal women and " Albury Stories" -- a storytelling intensive training for staff and friends of Albury Museum. Anna also frequently tours to outback New South Wales in Australia, storytelling with children and families who are living in remote towns.

At the heart of Anna's creative story work is the belief that everyone has a story to tell, a voice to sing and an ability to play. Anna's creative workshops have helped thousands of people around Australia to share their stories as part of events such as Seniors Week, Children's Week, International Women's Day and History Week. She has also been featured on ABC Radio Australia and NPR in America.

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Red Dot

Nathalie Ferrier

Shirley Glasser

Irén Handschuh

+ Al Kaplan's Provincetown 1961-1966

July 17-29, 2015

Opening Friday, July 17, 6-8pm

 

Work by Irén Handschuh and Nathalie Ferrier

(l-r) Work by Irén Handschuh and Nathalie Ferrier

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Al Kaplan's Photography

Al Kaplan's Provincetown 1961-1966

Al Kaplan receives a posthumous spotlight for his previously-unseen early 1960s Provincetown photographs with the publication of There Was Always A Place To Crash. The first release from Letter 16 Press, a new art-focused publishing house co-managed by frequent North Truro visitor Brett Sokol, the book collects this New Bedford-raised photographer's deep dives into Provincetown's bohemian milieu between 1962 and 1966. The results, lovingly transferred from the original 35mm negatives, vividly capture a period of socially-charged cultural transition -- from Josephine Del Deo speaking at an anti-nuclear weapons rally at the Bas Relief to the libertine scene unfolding inside gay rights pioneer Prescott Townsend's legendary treehouse (where countless washashores, including John Waters, would stay upon first hitting town). Gallery Ehva will be hosting the book's release party, as well as presenting an exhibition of Kaplan's Provincetown photos published in it -- the first time these prints have been publicly shown anywhere.

We have 16 images for sale (see below), three images 24 x 16 and 13 images 12 x 18 (none are framed).

The book "There was always a place to crash" will be available in September.

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Photograph by Al Kaplan, Josephine Del Deo speaking at an anti-nuclear weapons rally at the Bas Relief

Photograph by Al Kaplan, Josephine Del Deo speaking at an anti-nuclear weapons rally at the Bas Relief

 

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Red Dot

 

Ken Horii

Susan Lyman

Richard Smith

July 31-August 12, 2015

Opening Friday, July 31, 2015

 

Work by Ken Horii

A Theory of Everything by Ken Horii

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The Flat by Susan Lyman

The Flat by Susan Lyman

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Work by Susan Lyman

Yoga for Sculptors by Susan Lyman

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Finger Food collage by Richard Smith

Finger Food collage by Richard Smith

 

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Red Dot

Arthur Cohen

Bill Barrell

Bill Liebeskind

August 14-26, 2015

Opening Friday, August 14, 6-8pm

 

Gallery Ehva is pleased to present an exhibition of art created by three different artists, with three unique voices.

The first voice is of love of place and its people, the second voice is of joy of living, and the third voice is full of sorrow for what we humans do to each other, yet a voice without accusation or anger, but full of compassion and camaraderie with modern people.

 

Portrait of Arthur Cohen Arthur Cohen

 

Arthur Cohen, born in 1928 in the Bronx, New York, and son of immigrants from Easter Europe, beloved Provincetown artist who died in 2012, is very much present today in our collective visual language with his beautiful paintings of Provincetown Harbor, with vast expensive views of water and sky, punctuated by wharfs and piers or Long Point's sliver of gold sand and lighthouse on the horizon.

Cohen's etchings with hand-colorings of fishing boats and fishermen, and his black and white photographs of Provincetown past  tell a stories about  history of Portuguese emigrants coming to Provincetown and making this place  home, just like many artists and gays did in the past and still do today.

Lastly, Cohen left behind  many beautiful interior scenes with his wife Elizabeth playing piano.

Cohen's voice is full of love for our fragile land with amazing "painter's light" and most importantly, for the people. Arthur Cohen's work is very intimate... quiet invitation to look at his work "slowly" and enjoy beauty of it.

 

Portrait of Bill BarrellBill Barrell

 

Oh, Bill Barrell!  Born in London, England in December of 1932, emigrated to the United States in 1954 and lived in Philadelphia for a few years before moving on to spend early adult years in New York City. His painting life really began when he ventured to Provincetown and set up his first studio next door to Hans Hoffman's School of Fine Art. Barrell, like many, didn't have much money and was unable to actually attend the school but he was able to learn a lot by auditing Hoffman's critiques. He also became close friends with some of Hoffman's students like Bob Beauchamp, Red Grooms and Bob Thompson.

His very first show was at historic Sun Gallery in Provincetown in 1959 and he then took over the Sun Gallery in 1960 and continued the tradition of showing figurative expressionist work by such artists as Bob Beauchamp, Bob Thompson, Tony Vevers and Red Grooms (Grooms had his first "Happening" at the Sun Gallery).

After some traveling in the early 60's (Mexico, England, France, Italy and Spain) he returned to the New York City and with his artist friends formed a figurative expressionist group known as Rhino Horn. When Barrell opened his studio on Pitt Street in NYC, naming it the Pitt St. Salon, Grace Gluck of The New York Times wrote in her article (titled "Alternative Spaces" ) that the Pitt St Salon and a few others had opened their studio spaces to the public. She encouraged other artists to follow suit and by doing so artists would not have to wait for galleries to take interest in their work. Painters and sculptors in the area soon did this to great success. Bob Wiegand and other painters and sculptors in the area called themselves The Downtown Ten. The area was later to become "Soho".

There were more moves in Barrell's life… from NYC to Maine and St. Barth's in the French West Indies, NYC again, Long Island City, Jersey City, and finally Easton, Pennsylvania, where Barrell lives today. He says: "I am now able to live on one floor, paint in my studio on another floor and then lower my finished paintings to the storage space below where they are prepared for shipping to galleries and collectors. I spend my days painting, enjoying my family and playing with my grandchildren, Ruby and Oliver. Life is truly good."

And Barrell's art-voice reflects "life is truly good" in every sense: color, playfulness, love for men, women and especially children. You can also see his never ending conversations with his past colleagues, especially Picasso and Matisse, who, I swear, smile and encourage Barrell to paint, paint, paint! It is a pleasure to be able to show his small work, full of life and joy.

 

Portrait of Bill LieveskindBill Liebeskind

 

Our third artist in the exhibition, the youngest one, is also a New Yorker, Bill Liebeskind, and his ancestors came to America like Arthur Cohen's from Easter Europe. He teaches "little munchkins" how to draw, paint and be creative in NYC public school and makes art every minute he has, with his ear to the earth, following social movements and conflicts from around the globe. His small size drawings of the most confusing, dangerous and troubled places, based on New York Time front page photographs were just heart-breaking. In this exhibit he will show some paintings from this series of work, together with small size box sculptures of people made from cardboard and placed in containers.

Liebeskind, like many artists before him, is a documentarist of his (and ours) time... he does not judge and blame... he observes... and paints, and sculpts... You are invited to join him in this very interesting journey.

 

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Red Dot

Midge Battelle

Francesco di Santis

Fred Garbers

René Lamadrid

August 28-September 9, 2015

Opening Friday, August 28, 6-8pm

 

Midge Battelle, studio portrait

Midge Battelle, studio portrait

MIDGE BATTELLE was born (1945) and raised in Worcester, Ma. She is a longtime resident of Provincetown, MA with many detours concerning life over the bridge, always returning to this place like no other. Active in the Provincetown arts community since the early nineties, Battelle has served, and currently does serve, on the Exhibition Committee at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum, has taught both privately and publicly, is a curator and gallerist. Battelle's paintings, photographs, and etchings, are in many private and public collections.

 

Francesco di Santis painting Provincetown Library cupula

Francesco di Santis painting Provincetown Library cupula, 2015

FRANCESCO DI SANTIS

Attracted by Cape School Impressionism's sensibility for "light key" and "atmospheric envelope" to rediscover The Outer Cape as an adult in late May of 2002, he arrived with little more than a french easel in a framepack, to relish and absorb this narrow spiralling peninsula's vibrant oceanic luminosity, which had drawn Charles Hawthorne to found what some claim the world's oldest continuous art colony about four generations earlier.

Informally residing for a few months in the building that had served as The Cape School of Art at the end of Pearl Street, this bohemian niched in the nuance of untrained association. As the youngest self-directed, full-time and residential plein air-ist in Provincetown's aging and gentrifying fine visual art scene, his anachronism would intensify - still thus distinct over a decade later.

His stylized realism genesised in the painterly exalt of richly impastoed au priemer coups amongst these tides and dunes, from whence he embarks e'er again.

 

Fred Garbers, Jack's Conundrum, 48 x 48

Fred Garbers, Jack's Conundrum, acrylic in canvas, 48 x 48

FRED GARBERS was born and raised in New York City. He studied at the Art Student's League and after military service enrolled at Cooper Union where he studied with Robert Gwathmey, Morris Kantor and Nicolas Carone. He graduated from Cooper in 1958.

He started showing in group shows while still at Cooper Union and was given his first one man show in 1959 at the Artists' Gallery in New York. Representation by the Krasner Gallery in New York followed and when the gallery closed he continued to show in solo and group exhibitions and galleries in New York, Cincinnati, OH, and Provincetown, MA.

He is a 2006 recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant for painting. His work is in the Hirshhorn Collection, The Addison Gallery of American Art, the Butler Museum of American Art, New York State University, the Provincetown Art Association Museum, Art in Embassies, USA, and numerous private collections.

Garbers has taught painting and drawing in the SUNY system and in Truro, MA. He currently lives and works in New York City.

 

Sculpture by Rene Lamadrid

René Lamadrid, untitled (small male figure), reclaimed steel, 18 x 6 x 8

René LAMADRID

Born in 1957 Havana, Cuba. Resides Truro, MA. Works in various media, using mostly reclaimed materials.

" I attempt to communicate with the viewer of my work using discarded materials, broaching subjects such as prayer, man's place in the multiverse and decay."

 

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Red Dot

Jenny Fragosa

Miriam Freidin

Wendelin Glatzel

September 11-23, 2015

Opening Friday, September 11, 6-8pm

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Red Dot

 

Ewa Nogiec

David Paulson

September 25-October 7, 2015

Opening Friday, September 25, 6-8pm

Paintings by Ewa Nogiec

Ewa Nogiec, "Amy" and "School of Fish"

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Painting by David Paulson

David Paulson, End of the Road, o/c, 25 x 30, 2014

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Painting by David Paulson

David Paulson, The Way Out (Truckin'), o/b, 18 x 24, 2014

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Paul Resika and his students at David's opening

Paul Resika and his students at David's opening

 

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Red Dot

Lens #1 Black & White

Rachel Brown

Arthur Cohen

Henry Moore

October 9-21, 2015

Opening Friday, October 9, 6-8pm

Photograph by Rachel Brown

Rachel Brown, 3 armoires et escalier, 2005

 

Gallery Ehva is pleased to present our Lens #1 Black & White exhibition with work by three exceptional photographs: Rachel Brown, Arthur Cohen and Henry Moore.

RACHEL BROWN will show her pinhole camera study of an abandoned mental asylum for women, dating from the 18th to the 20th century in St. Lizier, France, in the foothills of the Pyrenees.

"The pinhole camera confers to its subject a dreamlike quality, an aura of unreality, as if to convey the temporal gap which separates the moment of the picture and the time when women were inhabiting the building, as well as a screen which separates (perhaps) the inner self of the madwomen from the outside world, which is, by definition, not mad. The aesthetic rendering of the technique may thus appear as a pictorial metaphor of madness, hence giving it human meaning." - Emmanuelle Garnier

ARTHUR COHEN, born and raised in NYC, studied at both Cooper Union and the Art Students League. He is nationally known as a painter and master printmaker. Arthur's paintings appear in many major museums across the country.

In addition to painting, Arthur always carried a camera…ready to capture the little vignettes of city life on film. Although not formally trained in photography, he was acutely aware of the "perfect moment". That special moment of clarity…where even in the most mundane activity of everyday life he found beauty and vitality. His desire to capture such moments and simply present as it appeared, inspired him to photograph his NYC home for more than 40 years.

His original portfolio consisted of over 20,000 negatives. Many of the negatives were damaged and discarded. But of the remaining, only a handful have been printed and restored. In addition to the prints in the City Museum of New York's collection, fewer than 60 images signed and numbered by the artist remain.

Arthur died in June 2012. He was 84 years old.

HENRY MOORE is a documentary/fine art photographer with a long association as a freelance still photographer for both NBC and CBS News Devisions. Additionally, Henry's career has included a wide variety of opportunities in both commercial and fine art photography. Henry's technique today relies heavily on the lessons learned long ago from Ansel Adams and W.Eugene Smith; a well conceived image printed to reveal the depth and subtlety of the fine print.

Photograph by Henry Moore

Henry Moore, War Protester 1969

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Napi and Henry Moore

Napi Van Dereck talking with photographer Henry Moore

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Lens #2 Color: Here/There

Ewa Nogiec

Jane Paradise

October 23-November 4, 2015

Opening Friday, October 23, 6-8pm

Photographs by Ewa Nogiec

Ewa Nogiec, photographs "Not Here, Not There" and portrait paintings by Ewa Nogiec

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Photographs by Jane Paradise

Photographs "Here/There" by Jane Paradise

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Photograph by Jane Paradise

Photograph by Jane Paradise

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me / we

Diane Messinger

November 6-18, 2015

Opening Friday, November 6, 6-8pm

GALLERY TALK: Saturday, November 14, 2-3pm

Diane Messinger will talk about her paintings and her studio work process.

Everybody is invited for coffee, cookies and opportunity to hear and ask questions of the artist.

Painting by Diane Messinger

Diane Messinger, Are They Ready?, oil on canvas, 6' x 6'

 

Gallery Ehva is pleased to present work by painter Diane Messinger, full time resident of Truro since 2005. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Diane attended Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia College of Art and graduated in painting from Tyler School of Art.

Among many galleries all over United States, in the past she showed her work with acclamed Eye's Gallery (established in 1968) in Philadelphia, run by Julia Zagar and her husband, the famous mosaic artist Isaiah. Recently her work was shown in the New Britain Museum of American Art and also at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum.

For her one-person show at the Gallery Ehva Diane Messinger choose to exhibit her large format colorful paintings on paper and canvas.

"Using the figure as a focus, my paintings are about the diversity of women's emotions, delving into theater of life, in a very broad meaning. The work chronicles a struggle which embraces despair, moves through the anger and ultimately arrives at revelation, proving that despite our fragility and vulnerability, we have great courage and strength." - says Messinger.

Gallery's Ehva director Ewa Nogiec says that it is a joy to see huge paintings with lots of paint, drippings, layers, gorgeous pinks and strong black outlines of figures. There is joy in Diane's work, together with total misery of being contemporary women.

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Arthur, Ewa & Friends

Gallery Artists + Art by Provincetown Artists

November 27-December 8, 2015

Opening #1 Friday, November 27, 6-8pm

Opening #2 Saturday, November 28, 2-4pm

 

(l-r) Art by Diane Messinger, Irén Handschuh, Arthur Cohen and René Lamadrid

(l-r) Art by Diane Messinger, Irén Handschuh, Arthur Cohen and René Lamadrid

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Gallery Ehva Thanksgiving show

(l-r) Art by Arthur Cohen, Jenny Humphreys, Irén Handschuh, Susan Lyman and René Lamadrid

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Gallery Ehva Thanksgiving show

(l-r) Art by Arthur Cohen, Elspeth Halvorse, Peter McDonough and Ewa Nogiec

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Paintings by Arthur Cohen

Paintings by Arthur Cohen

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Art by Arthur Cohen

Art by Arthur Cohen

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Photographs by Arthur Cohen

Photographs by Arthur Cohen

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Art by Jenny Humphreys

Art by Jenny Humphreys

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Art by Iren Handschuh

Art by Iren Handschuh

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Collages by Susan Lyman and sculpture by René Lamadrid

Collages by Susan Lyman and sculpture by René Lamadrid

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Art by Richard Smith

Art by Richard Smith

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Art by Bill Bar

Art by Bill Barrell

 

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Moniz Rose

Connie Tavanis

December 11-22, 2015

Opening Friday, December 11, 6-8pm

 

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Baby Jesus

Baby Jesus is smiling!

December 26-December 30, 2015

Opening Saturday, December 26, 1-4pm

Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

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Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

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Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

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Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

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Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva: Polish folk sculpture

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Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva: Arthur Cohen

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Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva: Arthur Cohen, Réne Lamadrid

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Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva: Didier Corallo

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Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva: Elspeth Halvorsen

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Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva: Ewa Nogiec

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Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva: Peter McDonough, Susan Lyman, Réne Lamadrid, Michael Guy, Arthur Cohen, Midge Battelle, Ewa Nogiec

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Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva: Ewa Nogiec, Rob Westerberg, Kevin McDermott, Jennny Humphreys, Irén Handschuh

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Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva: Jenny Humphreys

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Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva: Jim Peters

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Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva: Kevin McDermott

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Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva: Michael Guy

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Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva: Midge Battelle

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Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva: Richard Smith

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Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva: Rob Westerberg

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Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva: Bill Barrell, Wendelin Glatzel, Ewa Nogiec, Connie Tavanis, Cyndi Wish

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Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva: Vicky Tomayko and Maryalice Johnson

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Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva: Rob Westerberg

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Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva

Baby Jesus is Smiling show at Gallery Ehva: Crabapple tree outside our gallery

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Early Bird Special New Year Eve Potluck

Thursday, December 31, 2015

6-9pm

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Hangover Cure!

January 2-13, 2016

Opening Saturday, January 2, 1-4pm

 

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Art Is Good

Here are my friends:

Gallery Ehva, Nathalie Ferrier

Nathalie Ferrier

Alicia Henry

Alicia Henry

Daniel Dejean, Gallery Ehva

Daniel Dejean

Gallery Ehva, Janice Redman

Janice Redman

Rob Westerberg

Rob Westerberg

Barbara Cohen, Gallery Ehva

Barbara Cohen

Ken Horii, Gallery Ehva

Ken Horii

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Jenny Humphreys
René Lamadrid
Bill Liebeskind
Susan Lyman
Diane Messinger
Andy Moerlein
Henry Moore
Ewa Nogiec
David Paulson
Cyndi Wish

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Schedule 2016
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Schedule 2014
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Schedule 2012
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