The Salmagundi Club in a Visual Tribute To Greenwich Village in October

 

 

 

Alexander Masyk, ‘Greenwich Village Rain’ $2,500. Image via The Salmagundi Club

The Salmagundi Club has been located on Fifth Avenue in Greenwich Village since 1917. Now, in a tribute to its historic surroundings, the Club opens its doors to the exhibition, SCNY Greenwich Village Show.

Artwork in this exhibition will bring to mind the narrow streets, historic building and businesses, bohemian culture,  and artistic residents in a visual tribute to Greenwich Village.

Jeffrey Friedkin, ‘Village Dogs’, $400. Image via The Salmagundi Club

The two Award Judges for this exhibition will be Andrew Berman: Executive Director The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation; GVSHP is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the preservation of the architecture and culture of the unique community of the Village. As a leading preservationist, Andrew Berman’s exceptional knowledge and keen eye makes him a perfect judge of images of the neighborhood he knows so well ~ and Robert Pillsbury: President Emeritus, served as president of SCNY for 6 years. After receiving his BFA from The Maryland Institute of Art, Robert managed creative teams in commerical printing and publishing. He is an accomplished artist in encaustic painting, printmaking and drawing. His art represents a profound respect for the natural world
that inspires him. The art work of Robert Pillsbury has been exhibited in galleries and museums around the world and Robert has received awards through his artstic career.

Jon Hammer, ‘McSorleys Bar’ $500. Image via The Salmagundi Club

SCNY Greenwich Village Show will be on view in the Lower Gallery from October 7 through October 25, 2019 at The Salmagundi Club, 47 Fifth Avenue, between 11th/12th Streets. The Opening Reception will be held on Wednesday, October 16th from 7:00 to 8:30pm.

This exhibition is in conjunction with a lecture by Gregory Dietrich entitled, Down the Bridal Path: Exploring the Vestiges of Greenwich Village’s Equine Past, and is sponsored by SCNY Program Committee and Village Preservation (GVSHP). This Event is Free with Ticket.

Participating artists listed Here.

While you’re there, step into the Main Gallery to view the first of two Auction’s in October, or check out the artwork benefiting The Salmagundi Club online Here.

The Salmagundi Club is located at 47 Fifth Avenue, between 11th/12th Streets in Greenwich Village. The Club is open Mondays ~ Fridays from 1:00-6:00pm, and Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00 to 5:00pm.

 

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