Las Vegas, NV -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/07/2016 -- Join Brett Wesley Gallery for "DISHING IT OUT 2016" a yearlong series of group show installations curated by Diane Bush premiering with "MUG SHOTS". Opening reception will be Thursday, January 21, 2016 from 6 to 9 p.m. at 1025 S. First Street #150 in Art Square. The opening is free to the public. The exhibition will run 1/21/16 – 2/20/16.
"DISHING IT OUT 2016", is the name of an extensive and socially engaging satirical art project that will involve a national community of artists, and the national nonprofit, ROCK THE VOTE. The artists will providing the public with a therapeutic means to channel any negative or positive reaction to the election year media bombardment, by providing humorous and collectible artist designed mugs, ceramic commemorative plates, and original artworks. Participating artists include: Diane Bush (Las Vegas), Blair Baskin (Philadelphia, PA), Brian Duffy (Buffalo, N.Y.), Susanne Forestieri (Las Vegas), Sarah Lee Marks (Las Vegas), Lance L. Smith (Las Vegas), Jerry Ross (Eugene, Oregon), Ellen Furstner (Eugene Oregon), Strych9 (Las Vegas) and Timothy Hutto (Brooklyn, N.Y.).
The series of small pop up shows culminates in October with a Mini-Art Carnival, where the public will be invited to smash the commemorative plates, pose with Uncle Sam, have their fortune told, etc. For information about all events and activities associated with this project, go to the facebook page called DISHING IT OUT 2016.
About Diane Bush
Diane Bush is an internationally published and exhibited multi-media artist and ex-photo educator, who lives and works in Las Vegas, with her husband Steven Baskin, and Mookie the cat. More of her art and performance work can be seen at http://www.dianebush.net. You can also follow this project on facebook by joining and liking the page DISHING IT OUT 2016.
Brett Wesley art receptions are held once a month usually on Preview Thursday, the Thursday preceding First Friday at 1025 S. First Street #150 in Art Square.
Contact Person: Victoria Hart
Company Name: Brett Wesley Gallery