Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Stephanie Armbruster's solo show, In Search of Something More

Stephanie Armbruster's solo show, In Search of Something More, opening on July 15th and running through September 11th at 709 Penn Gallery.

The opening party will take place during the Pittsburgh downtown gallery crawl on Friday July 15th from 5:30-9:00 p.m. with drinks and awesome music by DJ's Paul Fleetwood and Aaron Clark.

The show will be on view through September 11th and the gallery is open daily Wednesda...y through Sunday - you are welcome to stop by any time and I am happy to meet for gallery visits.

ABOUT THE ART
Visually influenced by street art, design and documentary photography, this new series of encaustic and mixed medium paintings is a reckless commentary inspired by the absurdities of urban life, random encounters and the tension of the city in a state of flux. Recollections of cheap rent, budget glam, underground music and demolition come together in a stream of consciousness rant of overbearing typography and architectural elements. For work images, please visit www.stephaniearmbruster.com.

OPENING RECEPTION
709 Penn Gallery
5:30-9:00 p.m.

GALLERY DETAILS
709 Penn Gallery is located on 709 Penn Ave.
Downtown Pittsburgh Cultural District
Hours: Wed. & Thurs. 11 a.m.–6 p.m.; Fri. & Sat. 11 a.m.–8 p.m.; Sun.11 a.m.–5 p.m.

709 Penn Gallery is a Project of The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s Education & Community Engagement department. Special thanks to the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council for providing partial funding through the Artist Opportunity Grant.

** Please email me at sa@stephaniearmbruster.com to receive a detailed works list and official press release.

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