If you're on Nantucket Island this summer, I hope you'll drop by the Gallery at Four India where my new contemporary work for 2017 is on exhibition. I'm joining four other Gallery at Four India artists–Lucas Century, Joseph Conrad-Fern, Judy Friday and Richard Hagerty–for a meet-the-artist reception from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, July 21. Please stop by to say hello and view the collection of works from post modern surrealism to contemporary modern art on display.
We're pleased to announce that two Judith Brust mixed media paintings have been chosen for the "After Rauschenberg" juried exhibition March 22 through April 29 on Sanibel Island, Florida. According to the nonprofit Big Arts Sanibel Island organization, the upcoming exhibition is based on "the amazing diversity and innovation of Robert Rauschenberg's oeuvre." "Rauschenberg experimented with non-traditional methods and materials in his paintings, sculpture, Combines and more, yet he also displayed rigor and concern for formal painting, " according to the Big Arts exhibition organizers. Rauschenberg lived and worked on a 20-acre estate on Captiva Island for 40 years. The [...]
New works by Judith Brust will be on display In Florida throughout the month of February at the Captiva Yacht Club.. The exhibition will feature both small scale and large scale monoprints created on the custom-designed presses in the artist's Captiva and Nantucket studios. The Yacht Club is located at 15903 Captiva Drive in Captiva. For more information about the show, contact Lauren Davies at the Yacht Club at (239) 472-4133. Photos: Right: Judith Brust in her Captiva Studio Below, Left: Floating, 40"h x 30"w framed Below, Right: Captiva Garden #2, 25.5"h x 19.25"w framed
Join us this Friday, August 19th at the Gallery at Four India Street from 7 to 9 p.m. for a wine & cheese reception in honor of opening night for "Aqua Vitae" (Latin for "water of life"). Featured in the exhibition will be oil paintings by marine artist Peter Layne Arguimbau, watercolors by Steven Lush and colorful new monoprints I created in my Captiva and Nantucket studios over the winter and spring. Drop by Friday evening and say hello to gallery owner Kathleen Knight, fellow art collectors and the gallery's many artists and friends. I look forward to seeing [...]
I'm pleased to share a recent profile in the new edition of ArtsNantucket written by talented arts journalist Liz Goldner. Liz included the profile in her informative blog, "Contemporary Art Dialogue," which showcases artists, galleries and museums nationwide with a special emphasis on Southern California, where she lives and works. As seen on Liz Goldner's website: http://www.lizgoldner.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Judith-Brust-Profile.pdf Chanticleer Features New Works The season has begun at The Chanticleer Restaurant in 'Sconset and once again I'm privileged to have new works featured on the walls of this popular Nantucket dining establishment. Kathleen Knight of Four India Street gallery and Susan Handy of [...]
All the artwork has been delivered and the publicity campaign has begun. The beautiful Captiva Civic Center is where the exhibition will be displayed, featuring 14 contemporary monoprints and mixed media pieces. Opening night is Friday, February 19th, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Civic Center. We invite you to join us for the opening reception if you are in Florida enjoying winter warmth and sunshine. The exhibition runs from February 19th through March 11th. For more information, contact the sponsoring Captiva Civic Association at www.ccacaptiva.org
Congratulations to our Boston gallery representative, Betty Bothereau of L'Attitude, on her new gallery location in the happening SoWa arts district. If you're in Boston, be sure to check out L'Attitude at 460-C Harrison Ave., Suite 8A. To find out more about the growing trend of Boston's top galleries making a move to SoWa, here's an informative article in a recent issue of Art New England, http://artnewengland.com/ed_picks/a-moveable-feast/
As an active member of the Nantucket arts community, we were excited to open the studio to the public on October 7 during the Nantucket Arts Festival, a 10-day celebration of arts and culture on the island. The event is a signature event of the Nantucket Arts Council, a nonprofit organization we're proud to support.Nantucket Arts Council president Dan Driscoll and executive director Bill Ferrall were both on hand at the open house and demonstration to document the afternoon with footage that will be included in the Arts Festival wrap video being compiled to show highlights of the Festival activities. [...]
If you're looking for a beautiful setting for a leisurely lunch or dinner with outstanding cuisine, the Chanticleer in 'Sconset is a great choice for the season. And for the second consecutive year, Judith Brust is pleased to have her artwork featured throughout the popular restaurant. Originally opened as a small tea house at the turn of the century, the Chanticleer features five dining rooms inside the rose covered cottage, all with a distinct atmosphere. For more information and to make reservations, go to www.chanticleernantucket.com.
Judith Brust is pleased to announce the selection of five of her recent works for the University at Albany’s permanent collection. They are installed in the new award-winning School of Business building at the University at Albany. The 96,000-square-foot, $64 million facility, designed by the New York office of Perkins+Will, has been awarded gold LEED certification and has been chosen as "fourth most beautiful business school in the world" in a recent survey. Judith received both an M.A. and and M.F.A. from University of Albany and has endowed an annual art student scholarship at the university. The University at [...]