Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Summer Artist in Residence: Sharon Butler

For immediate Release

Sharon Butler: Pocket Utopia’s Summer Resident Artist

July 1 – July 31, 2009

Reception for the resident, print release and cocktail party: Thursday July 16th 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
@ POCKET UTOPIA, 1037 Flushing Avenue-[Just off the Morgan L, Bushwick]
Open by appointment, Call: 917-400-3869

Pocket Utopia is pleased to announce the summer artist residency of Sharon Butler. After taking the previous and last show down, the exhibition space is empty, so Butler is ready and makes a return visit to the space for a 4-week residency. Butler, a painter and writer, maintains the art blog Two Coats of Paint, and is a Contributing Writer at The Brooklyn Rail.

Butler will continue a sketchbook series that combine architectural form with eccentric perspective and irresolute draftsmanship. Ms. Butler is the sixth resident artist to set up “studio” in the space. Working during the day, the passerby can catch a glimpse of or catch up with Butler while she works. Pocket Utopia continues as a far away space run by artist Austin Thomas.

Image: Sharon Butler, sketchbook 2007-2009 Collage and pencil on paper 8.5" x 11"

the image above is available through 246 editions

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