EMERGENCE Opening Reception at Antonio Salemme Foundation

Thank you to everyone who came out to the EMERGENCE opening reception last night! It was such a pleasure seeing everyone and having the opportunity to celebrate the work of so many talented people.

Here are a few shots from the opening reception...

Artists and guests enjoying wine and snacks at the opening.

Live music at the opening.


acrylic & ink on board

The artists featured in the exhibit participated in creating a page for a collaborative book project on display tonight. Above is the page I submitted, in addition to the other two pieces that I had on display.



If you missed the opening reception last night, you can still enjoy the closing reception on Saturday, August 21st. We will be attending. Here are a few details about the show:

Show is August 7th to August 21st

Closing Night Party on Saturday, August 21st, 2010 at 7 pm.

The event is free to the public. The Salemme Foundation is located at 542 W Hamilton St., Suite 203, Allentown, PA and will be open for viewing 11am to 2 pm, Monday through Friday, from August 7th through August 21st.

The show features over twenty-five artists, and is curated by Chen Arts members Heather Haas, EA Kafkalas and Chris Neyen. The artists include Michelle Bodamer, Cathy Botch, Marco Calderon, Eileen Cressman-Reeder, William DeRaymond, Tony Dong, Zehra Follweiler, Noelle Gabovitz, Rosemary Geseck, Heather Haas, Kate Hughes, Chris P Jones, Jessica Jones, EA Kafkalas, Glenn Lash, Lee Leckey, Rafael Lopez, Tracey Lopez, Georgine Miller, Dave "Ely" Molloy, Chris Neyen, Michelle Neifert, Ted Odoseey, Afua Opoku, Ramon Peralta, Barbara Soboleski, Leslie Solomon, David Sommers Fadeyibi Tunji, and Reinaldo Valentin.

-Michelle