October 22 - October 23, 2016
Mighty Tony and the Asstronauts
My work is a blend of gay erotica, reference to 19th century painting, and to the cheap animation of my youth. Using an adventure strip illustration style, I explore the objectification of the male body in various situations of distress. The work is a reflection of my own body image issues, fear of rejection, and other anxieties as a gay man mixed with eroticism and a frank in your face aggressiveness in subject matter.
Opening Reception: October 21, 6-8 pm
Artist Talk: Saturday, October 22, 5pm
November 5 - November 6, 2016
Tumble and Bloom
Tumble and Bloom explores expressions of modern masculine and gender non-conforming performativity through the traditional medium of embroidery. Levi both celebrates and
challenges the association of “women’s work” with thread-based craft, creating meticulously sewn portraits of queer bodies, as in the series #100tumblrbearscantbewrong. Using botanical
motifs in her colorful flower beards, Levi playfully subverts gender signifiers, such as facial and body hair, and embraces multifaceted, shifting, and emerging identities.
Rebecca Levi is a NYC born and based artist. Her work has appeared in Queer Threads, which originated at the Leslie-Lohman Museum before traveling to other venues, and Stitch Fetish at The Hive Gallery in Los Angeles. Solo shows include those at the Bureau of General Services in New York and the Main Street Museum in White River Junction, Vermont. Her embroidery was also featured in the Visual AIDS Play Smart series.
Opening Reception: November 4, 6-8 pm
Schedule and dates are subject to change. Please check back often for updated information.