May
2
to May 27

Outside the Gates by Brigid McGivern

OUTSIDE THE GATES

by

Brigid McGivern

Artist reception

May 11th  6-8 PM

 

Ashok Jain Gallery presents Outside the Gates, the first solo exhibition by the Chicago-born, New York-based artist Brigid McGivern. The suite of paintings employ a scheme of vivid colors and bold contrasts that focus on the journey of escaping cultural norms and strictures that hinder individual and societal growth.

In this recent work, McGivern uses body language to hone in on pivotal moments of both connection and detachment. Hard shapes combined with drawing-like brush strokes within the paintings represent the contrasts that are in all of us.

Acrylic paint, oil and soft pastels, and both panel and canvas surfaces serve together in this body of work, creating new visual and emotional insights. The bold color choices in this series portray past communication choices and behaviors, and also reflect the artist’s intention of inspiring fearless future choices that can mold a world not driven by ego or fear. The rawness in this series reaffirms the seriousness of the artist’s singular experience as well as the energy of individuals on society at large.

As a trained graphic designer and mixed media artist, McGivern says she “finds it crucial that perceived unlikely unions make stunning results.” These unlikely unions are present throughout this series as the paintings go back and forth from abstraction to figurative. Inspiration from photographic images begins each piece; however, the final work is the imagination of the artist as she changes, adds, subtracts, and manipulates the canvas and materials.

Brigid McGivern (b. 1983, Chicago, Illinois, lives and works in New York City) has been in group exhibitions in New York, NY, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Bologna, Italy, and in prestigious art fairs such as Miami Basel and Art Expo New York. Her work in is private collections in New York NY, Chicago, IL, Indianapolis, IN, Cincinnati, OH, San Diego, CA, Jupiter, FL and Washington D.C. McGivern has recently agreed to donate two works to a private hospital in New York, NY.

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May
30
to Jun 24

Somewhere in the Night Rooms

"Somewhere in the Night Rooms"

By

Yuji Ashikawa

Reception June 1st 6 - 8 PM

Ashok Jain Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of works by Yuji Ashikawa entitled "Somewhere in the Night Rooms".  The collection consists of paintings done in oil on paper and canvas.  The paintings employ the use of deep, rich colors to bring forth beautiful, flowing forms.

As an artist, Ashikawa has found encouragement in the sadness and passion from Picasso, as well as joy from Matisse and Degas.  In these artists, Ashikawa found emotional support, and hopes he is able to provide the same feelings for people who view his artwork.  With this in mind, he creates art that expresses human emotions so that people may better understand each other.

Yuji Ashikawa's work has been exhibited in Tokyo, Barcelona, Miami, FL, New York NY, Chicago, IL, and Saint-Petersburg, Russia.  

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May
30
to Jun 24

The Inner World in Outwardly Expressions

Jeena Raghavan

Lindsay Allen

Andrea Laybauer

Bjorn Malm

Reception June 1st  6 - 8 PM

Ashok Jain Gallery is pleased to present The Inner World in Outwardly Expressions, an exhibition of works by Lindsay Allen, Andrea Laybauer, Bjorn Malm, and Jeena Raghavan.

Lindsay Allen, a New York-based artist, uses acrylic and other materials such as glitter and beads to create colorful compositions that give the viewer a glance into the artist's world.  Allen draws inspiration from the stars and galaxies, and possesses a firm belief that art should be discovered, explored, and figured out on one's own.

Andrea Laybauer, a Brazil-based artist, uses macrophotography and high-speed photography to capture what can be considered "the hidden world".  By shooting little drops of liquids, Laybauer is inspired by and in awe of the invisible world that surrounds us, and what can happen in a fraction of time that is beyond what we can see.

Bjorn Malm, a Sweden-based artist, uses a variety of materials to create his works.  By painting directly on bodies and using them as prints on his canvases, he is able to create bold patterns that lay on top of textured backgrounds to give them dimensionality.  Working in materials such as acrylic, sugar, glue, and plastic on both paper and canvas, Malm's paintings and sculptures give the viewer an unusually direct connection to their subjects, while still bringing the artist's vision alive.

Jeena Raghavan, a New York-based artist, draws inspiration from the diverse cultural environments she has been exposed to throughout her life.  She primarily uses oil on canvas to create vibrant works that are heavily influenced by surrealism.

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Apr
4
to Apr 29

Spring Photo Collective

Photo Exhibition

Featuring

Robert Scott

Ekatherina S

Andrea Landbauer

Savannah Hardman

Jeena Raghavan

Bary Udis

Reception April 6th 6 - 8 PM

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Apr
4
to Apr 29

Sonali Mohanty Solo Exhibition

Sonali Mohanty

 Chroma : Life portrayed through/via vibrant hues

 

Space B

Artist Reception

April 6th 6- 8 PM

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Mar
7
to Apr 1

Spring Gallery Collection

Spring Gallery Collection

Special Savings of 10 - 40 %

on

Selected Gallery Collection

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Feb
18
to Mar 4

Chinese New Year part II

Chinese New Year part II exhibition

"Sanctuary"

Reception : February 18th 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Featuring

Chenlin Cai

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Yang Chen Hua

 

Yi Ju Hsieh

 

Allan Chu

 

Ashok Jain Gallery is pleased to announce Sanctuary, an exhibition that examines intrapersonal relationships and material symbolism. The show brings together four emerging artists from Taiwan and China. Sanctuary will be running from February 18th to March 4th, with an opening reception on February 18th, from 3PM to 6PM.

Included in the exhibition are collagraphs by Yang Chen-Hua (b. 1980, Taiwan). His charming and intimate prints of found objects and trinkets are an exploration of emotional attachments attributed to objects by people. And the ways in which objects can harbor historical significance and be vessels for memory. Also included are the vibrant and oft-psychedelic paintings by Hsieh Yi-Ju (b. 1983, Taiwan). Her palette and subjects, usually animals and young children in a backdrop of evergreen, evoke innocent escapism from the constrictions of modern society. And Chu Chung-Yung (b.1970, Taiwan), whose delicate ink drawings of canines celebrate the coming the year of the dog.

Also featuring in the show will be Chenlin Cai (b. 1984, China) who recently had his first solo exhibition at Ashok Jain Gallery, and will once again be presenting his stunning phantom like paintings. His translucent oil paintings painted on various materials such as milar, plexiglass, and LED light panels weave narratives about the consequences of human behavior on our environment.

 

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Feb
7
to Feb 17

Celeberate Chinese New Year with a solo Exhibition by Chenlin Cai

Celebrate Chinese New Year with a Solo

Exhibition

"Visible Illusion"

by

Chenlin  Cai

Reception Feb 9th 6 - 8 PM

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Jan
25
to Jan 28

Art Stage Singapore

The gallery will be presenting works by:

Yuji Ashikawa

Laura McClanahan

Dan Obana

Elling Reitan

Ekatherina S

Annette Mews-Thoms

Zohar Wallach

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Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Center

10 BayFront Avenue, Singapore, 018956

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Jan
6
to Feb 4

38th Anniversary Exhibition

You are cordially invited to our 38th Anniversary exhibition Opening Reception

Sunday January 7th 2018, 3-6 PM

Yuji Ashikawa

Timothy Bair

Sylvie Gedda

Marcia Gomes

Carol Kingston

Ai Wen Wu Kratz

Susan Marx

Laura McClanhanan

Ingrid McGivern

Annette Mewes-Thoms

Sonali Mohanty

Sai Morikawa

Dan Obana

Anand Patole

Fernando Pomalaza

Nicol Rodriguez

Elling Reitan

Ekatherina S

Jon Tsoi

Richard Vaux

Zohar Wallach

Za Woo

Lesya Yanush

Manoj Vyas

Exhibition dates: Jan 6 – Feb 4 , 2018

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Nov
22
to Dec 22

Selected Gallery Collection Sale

      

     

Gallery Collection on display 

Holiday Gathering Saturday December 2nd 3 - 6 PM

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Nov
15
to Nov 19

Independent New York Exhibition by Tagboat Japan

Independent New York Exhibition by Tagboat Japan

    

Reception November 15th 6 - 8 PM     

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Nov
8
to Nov 12

Zakka Art & Craft Gift Show

Zakka - Art & Craft Gift Show

    Space B

"Color Wave"

by

Naoe Kawamura

           Reception November 8th 6 - 8 PM

     

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Oct
11
to Nov 5

Lost In Thought

Featuring:

Marc Deppe

Kerry Groneng

Lesya Yanush

Za Woo

Reception : October 13th 6- 8 PM

Gallery C

Emily Halpern

Laura McClanahan

 

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Sep
13
to Oct 8

Action//Reaction

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Ashok Jain Gallery is pleased to announce a new solo exhibition by Dan Obana and a group show featuring Emily Halpern, Zohar Wallach, Blair Berger, and Ryuchi Miura this autumn from September 13th to October 8th. Dan Obana’s “Encounters by Chance: Deepness and Strangeness” presents us with a surreal world. Of his work, Obana writes that “the 3D digital world in which I create is full of opportunities to encounter by chance. It is as if this is a generator that makes possible a synchronicity between my realist and subconscious.” Obana’s poignant works reveal the persistence of chance and connection in a digital age in which the nature of connectivity changes.

 

The group exhibition titled “Action//Reaction” focuses on the nature of exchange in 4 senses. Emily Halpern’s surreal work focuses on her internal world and begs viewers to recall their own and is an exchange of imaginations. Zohar Wallach’s explosive abstract paintings represent chemical actions and reactions. Blair Berger’s works focus on the power of paint and the interaction of color on a canvas. Ryuchi Miura’s land and cityscapes present the viewer a world to insert themselves into and beg us to ask ourselves how we interact with our world.

You are cordially invited to an exhibition, "Action//Reaction” which will be held in space B of Ashok Jain Gallery.

Artist Reception: September 15th 6-8 PM

Exhibition Dates: September 13th-October 8th

RSVP to info@ashokjaingallery.com by September 10

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Sep
13
to Oct 8

Dan Obana’s "Encounters by Chance -Deepness and Strangeness-"

Ashok Jain Gallery

Presents

Dan Obana’s “Encounters by Chance: Deepness and Strangeness:” a solo exhibition

and

ACTION//REACTION: A group showing

Ashok Jain Gallery is pleased to announce a new solo exhibition by Dan Obana and a group show featuring Emily Halpern, Zohar Wallach, Blair Berger, and Ryuchi Miura this autumn from September 13th to October 8th. Dan Obana’s “Encounters by Chance: Deepness and Strangeness” presents us with a surreal world. Of his work, Obana writes that “the 3D digital world in which I create is full of opportunities to encounter by chance. It is as if this is a generator that makes possible a synchronicity between my realist and subconscious.” Obana’s poignant works reveal the persistence of chance and connection in a digital age in which the nature of connectivity changes.

 

The group exhibition titled “Action//Reaction” focuses on the nature of exchange in 4 senses. Emily Halpern’s surreal work focuses on her internal world and begs viewers to recall their own and is an exchange of imaginations. Zohar Wallach’s explosive abstract paintings represent chemical actions and reactions. Blair Berger’s works focus on the power of paint and the interaction of color on a canvas. Ryuchi Miura’s land and cityscapes present the viewer a world to insert themselves into and beg us to ask ourselves how we interact with our world.

You are cordially invited to an exhibition, "Dan Obana’s Encounters by Chance: Deepness and Strangeness,” which will be held in spaces A and C of Ashok Jain Gallery.

Artist Reception: September 15th 6-8 PM

Exhibition Dates: September 13th-October 8th

RSVP to info@ashokjaingallery.com by September 12

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May
24
to Jun 11

"Under the Moonlight" Group Exhibition

M.Dreeland

Laura McClanahan

Emily Halpern

Fernando Pomalaza

Reception May 25th 6 - 8 PM

 

 

 

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May
24
to Jun 11

Beyond Words

Emily Halpern

Reception

May 24th 6- 8 PM

Emily Halpern's paintings map her inner world and are a combination of abstract and representational images, featuring bold colors and symbols, expressing a full range of moods.  Her process seeks to open the locked door of the unconscious through methods suggested by Surrealism.  The darkly humorous overtones and polished surfaces have obscured narratives and leave gaps for viewers to fill in, as a springboard for their own imaginations.

Halpern received her formative training in art at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn where she earned her BFA. She received her MFA degree from San Diego State University where her work received the Presidential Purchase Award, the Arts and Letters Deans Purchase Prize, the Liberty Station Fellowship and other accolades.  Raised in Canada, she now lives and works in Los Angeles at the Brewery Artist Community. Emily’s paintings have been shown in Manhattan, the Hamptons, Los Angeles,  San Diego, Miami, Seattle and Vancouver.

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May
3
to May 7

Ashok Jain Gallery presents a selection of works at Art New York

Dan Obana

Laura McClanhanan

Anna Nechai

Elling Reitan

Ekatherina S

Timothy Bair

 

 

 

 

MAY 3 - 7 | 2017

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Apr
26
to May 21

Spring Flow

Featuring

Gunther Borst

Marcia Gomes

Emily Halpern

Ai Wen Kratz

Annette Mewes Thoms

Elling Reitan

Reception:

April 28th 6-8 PM

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Mar
29
to Apr 23

Communities

Gallery B

"Communities”

Rosanne Ebner

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Gallery A

Emily Halpern

Andrea Laybauer

Jan Min

Lillian Jachadurian

Reception March 31 st6 - 8PM

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Jan
6
to Jan 29

37th Anniversary Exhibition

37 Th Anniversary Exhibition.

Featuring:

Yuji Ashikawa

Timothy Bair

Gunther Borst

Danielle Coburn

Rosanne Ebner

Marcia Gomes

Andrea Laybauer

Carol Kingston

Ai Wen Kratz

Laura McClanhanan

Susan Marx

Annette Mewes-Thoms

Jan Min

Sai Morikawa

Anna Nechai

Janus Obst

Anand Patole

Fernando Pomalaza

Elling Reitan

Ekatherina S

Richard Vaux

Manoj Vyas

Za Woo

 

Reception January 7th 5 - 7 PM

 

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Nov
30
to Dec 4

Ashok Jain Gallery Presents Elling Reitan at Art Concept 2016 Miami, FL

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Nov
2
to Nov 27

"Cosmic Consciousness"

A Solo Exhibition

"Cosmic Consciousness"

by Laura McClanahan

Reception November 4th 6 - 8 PM

 

     Ashok Jain Gallery is pleased to present Laura McClanahan in the solo exhibition, “Cosmic Consciousness.” Adopted at birth to her family in Los Angeles, CA, and then at five moving to the East Coast, she found herself at an early age on a spiritual quest to understand her origins and human evolution through photographing nature as a way of orienting herself in the world. This led to a career teaching organic architecture informing her exploration of sacred geometry and the universal truths in natural patterns. Upon meeting her birth family in 2002 and seeing her birth father’s psychedelic paintings, she was inspired to get her MFA degree in Studio Art and transition from photography and teaching to painting that she then knew was in her genetics.

Laura McClanahan’s new paintings for “Cosmic Consciousness” explore the metaphor of water and light patterns to our patterns of thought and behavior. She believes that we can be aware of being in the flow or not and learn what is blocking our way. The artist states, “Noticing the synchronicity occurring around you can guide you though life with a sense of wonder and magic.” She performs in a weekly sacred sound healing meditation with her planetary chakra drums and flower of life gong that influences her state of serenity so she can be in a creative flow and feel connected to the universe.

 

The healing frequencies can be seen in her constructed cosmic universe of spirals, circles and flow patterns. Her paintings are created during a meditation as she pours paint outside so that the energy of the sunlight becomes a part of the painting as it dries. The work energetically calls in a cosmic scalar field by the generous use of earthly elements such as gold and quartz crystals imbedded in the resin in her paintings. This literal cosmic force changes the ions in the air and creates a beneficial environment around the paintings.

 

This is Ms. McClanahan’s first solo exhibition at Ashok Jain Gallery opening Wednesday, November 2nd and continuing through Sunday, November 27th, 2016. An artist’s reception will be held Friday, November 4th, 6-8 p.m.

 

Ashok Jain Gallery, 58 Hester Street, New York 10002, (Established since 1980)

www.ashokjaingallery.com, Email: info@ashokjaingallery.com

Tel 212 969 9660 Fax 212 969 9715

Gallery Hours Wed Sun, 12 - 6 PM or by appointment

 

 

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Oct
5
to Oct 30

Contrast in Shapes

Heidi Fosli

Za Woo

Marc Deppe

Reception on October 7th, 2016 6:00pm - 8:00pm and Artist Talk by Marc Deppe "The China I Know" Living, Working and being an artist in China. 7:00 pm sharp.

 

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Sep
14
to Oct 2

Gallery Collection

Jan Min

Richard Vaux

Nicol Rodriguez

Fernando Pomalaza

Blair Berger

Mary FItzgerald

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