Ironic: “Time” RIVAA Members Exhibit Before A COVID Spring

Ironic: “Time” RIVAA Members Exhibit Before A COVID Spring

Time, a RIVAA Members Exhibit, opened Saturday at the 527 Main Street Gallery. Art from students at The Child School added nicely to the members’ work. Take a look on us, but see the show, up until January, in person, if you can.

By David Stone

Roosevelt Island News

Molto Brutto, a mixed media composition greets visitors at the door. Time opened on Saturday, November 16th, at RIVAA’s 527 Main Street gallery on Roosevelt Island.

Some photos generously provided by Esther Piaskowski and Tad Sudol from Gallery RIVAA.

A colorful outburst of creativity, Jim Pignetti’s Molto Brutto set a lively tone. It’s hung just behind the front desk, impossible to miss as you enter.

Old Chevy, VT, a photo print on silk makes a case for Esther Piaskowski’s vernacular style. Her gift is for transforming the ordinary into art. Printing on silk brings delivers a dreamlike image.
Su Im Kim’s abstract acrylics flow and blend with earth tones.

Emerging artists have their say…

A medley of student work from The Child School enlivened a wall inside the gallery for Time, the RIVAA Members Exhibit. The young artists create under the guidance of Sophie Mendelsohn.
Sculpture Victoria Thorson’s Chronos and the Dance of Life casts shadows and light from its place near the window to Main Street.

Time RIVAA Members Exhibit Continues With A Message

Circle of Light, a watercolor photo, sends an embracing message for all visitors.
With In the Age of Deer, Ioan Popoiu extends his mastery of abstract art on a large canvas with acrylics.

Earlier this year, Popoiu’s As the Footsteps Fall became the first art exhibit at the Tata Innovation Center on the Cornell Tech campus.

Without fail, Piotr Olszewski’s photos remind us to look harder and see more in everyday life.
Ana Martinez Orizondo’s Sea of Dragonflies evokes a multilayered surrealism.
Anne-Marie Dannenberg’s photo, The Old Stairs, Spain, is lyrical, a meditation on time and aging.
Time & Garden #1, an oil on canvas by Toshiko Kitano Groner, shows us that one of our favorite artists has not lost her touch for color and composition.

Time, the RIVAA members exhibit, with The Child School taking part, remains on display through the rest of 2019.

Gallery Hours:

  • Wednesdays 6 – 9 pm
  • Thursdays 1 – 5 pm
  • Fridays 6 – 9 pm
  • Saturdays and Sundays 11 – 5 pm

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