Kevin Finklea: THINGS WE SAID THAT WERE IMPORTANT BUT NOW FORGOTTEN, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

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Kevin Finklea, A List of Things We Said We’d Do Tomorrow #19, 2009 Acrylic on poplar and plywood 14 x 4 x 5 inches February 26 – April 9, 2011 Pentimenti Gallery will present THINGS WE SAID THAT WERE IMPORTANT BUT NOW FORGOTTEN, a solo exhibition of new painted wooden works by Kevin Finklea. Finklea began this new series in October 2007, after his last exhibit with Pentimenti, with the purpose of creating tactile and […]

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Yu-Wen Wu, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

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Yu-Wen Wu, Songbook 5, 2010 Mixed media on canvas 7 x 5 inches January 15 – February 19, 2011 My work explores the intersections of seemingly disparate ideas. Born in Taipei, raised in the United States, educated in science and working as an artist, I am informed by many dualities in my art. I explore juxtaposing ideas between East and West, science and art, and the natural and the man-made world. My work attempts to […]

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Think Global, Go Local, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

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  June 5 – July 18, 2009 Pentimenti Gallery presents a group show by local artists Piper Brett, Alexis Granwell, EJ Herczyk, Gloria Houng and Jason Austin + Aleksandr Mergold in Think Global, Go Local. Think Global, Go Local concentrates on the topics regarding globalization within local environments. How do we work within local habitats that are extremely dependent on larger, secular fields? Is it necessary to become obligated by massive metropolitan areas? Will we […]

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Group Show, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

    Kevin Finklea (left) & Richard Bottwin (right) February 1-29, 2008 A group exhibit of selected gallery artists, featuring paintings, drawings, sculptures and installation by: Isabel Bigelow, Nancy Blum, Richard Bottwin, Kay Hwang, Joseph Hu, Kevin Finklea, Franco Mueller, Margaret Murphy, Jackie Tileston and Julie York. The show will also include invited artist Sara Hughes.

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Interview with Kevin Finklea, by Matthew Deleget

The following interview was published on MINUS SPACE in October 2004 in conjunction with Kevin Finklea’s spotlight exhibition.   Matthew Deleget: Let’s begin by talking about color, the central concern of your paintings over the past decade. You’ve worked in a pharmacy for over 20 years now, which you acknowledge has greatly affected your color sensibility. In fact, every time I see a television commercial for the acid reflux medicine, Prevacid, I think of your […]

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Interview with Richard Bottwin, by Rossana Martinez

The following interview was published on MINUS SPACE in March 2004 in conjunction with Richard Bottwin’s spotlight exhibition.   Rossana Martinez: I would like to start our interview at the beginning of your career. You came of age as an artist during the early 1970s in and around New York City. What kind of work were you making at that time? Were there any specific artists, exhibitions, or events that had a profound impact on […]

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