an invitational experimental Salon and exhibition
JANUARY 16– MARCH 2, 2019
THE 40 DAY PRACTICE PROJECT
CREATED BY JORDAN FAYE BLOCK
LINDSAY FLEMING, WILLA FRAZER, KATE MACKINNON, JENEE MATEER, WYATT MITCHELL, SIRI PADMANI KAUR, KAREN LEMMERT, LAWRENCE CROMWELL, HEATHER KIRTLAND, BLYTHE THEA WILLIAMS
FOUR-TEA SALONS |
FRIDAY, JAN 25 | 6–9 pm
MONDAY, FEB 4 | 6–8:30 pm
THURSDAY, FEB 14 | 6–9 pm
SUNDAY, FEB 24 | 2–5pm
CLOSING RECEPTION | SAT. MARCH 2 | 7–10PM
@ Hancock solar gallery
20 E. Lanvale St | Nelson Kohl Apartment Building
Baltimore, MD, 21202
HOURS: Wed– Fri 2–7pm | Sat 1-5PM
10 artists are committed to making a piece a day for 40 days, letting us catch a glimpse inside of their practice.
Check into the gallery to watch it unfold.
Every 10 days there will be a tea and salon, more works will be brought and added to our walls...
NEXT EVENT | SUNDAY FEBRUARY 24 | 2–5PM TEA SALON (TEA, COOKIES & WINE!)
ABOUT THE STUDIO & THE CURATOR
Thrive Atelier is a southern light–filled art exhibition space, yoga studio, and wellness hub located on the fifth floor of the Cork Factory, a former industrial building in the Station North Arts & Entertainment District. Founder Jordan Faye Block has created a haven for art, conversation, music and yoga. The studio is also home to Thrive Music events, art openings, and readings. The studio has viewing hours on Wednesdays and Fridays (10–2pm) & Sundays (1–4pm) the studio is open to the public to come by and view the current exhibition.
As an artist, designer, and curator – Jordan Faye Block earned her MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art (Mount Royal School of Art) and brings 19 years of experience in running art galleries & curating exhibitions to these new endeavours. Ms. Block received her BFA in Printmaking from Plymouth State University where she co-founded the PIP Gallery. Ms. Block has continued to make work throughout her 15 years in Baltimore. Her newest body of work was in a two person exhibition with Alex Kondner at Grey Matter Art Space this past June. Her large-scale paintings, drawings, and monotype installations have been shown in group exhibitions in New York, Baltimore and Chicago. She founded Jordan Faye Contemporary in 2006, curated 180 exhibitions, and brought her artists work to Miami, the Hamptons, Houston, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Ms. Block continues working with artists developing their careers, as well as assisting collectors in building their collections and providing installation and curatorial services for them. She lives & works in the Station North Arts District with her beau, Ned Sparrow, & her sweet cat, Scheherazade.