SINK/ FLOAT at Area 405 Thursday, July 16 from 8-11 p.m.

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Area 405 is pleased to announce SINK/ FLOAT, a juried exhibition of new and existing works by 19 National and International Artists. In the heat of another Baltimore Summer, work in this show is both reaction to and incorporation of water and weight.

Artists are: Adam Nelson, Aric Hiser, Beki Basch, Ben Lock, Bill Pressly, Christian Benefi­el, Elena Volkova, Daniel Sullivan, Marilee Schumann, Jonathan Taube, Matt Saindon, Morgan Showalter, Minna Philips, Rollergirl, Ruth Bowler, Ryan McKibbin, Rick Hornig, Sarah Laing, and Tanya Synar.

Artist Reception: Thursday, July 16th 8-11pm
405 East Oliver Street Baltimore, MD 21202

Sink/Float is and Official Artscape Off-site Exhibition
July 16 – August 16, 2009
Gallery Hours during Artscape July 18 & 19 noon- 5pm all other Sundays noon-3pm or by appointment

This exhibition is made possible in part through the support of Mayor Sheila Dixon and Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts with additional support from the Maryland State Arts Council. Views and opinions expressed byt the artists/grantees are not necessarily those of the aforementioned.

All the Artscape Openings on Thursday, July 16:
6-8pm – Janet & Walter Sondheim Prize Semi-Finalists in the Decker & Meyerhoff galleries
6-8pm – Unexplained Forces at Theatre Project
6-8pm – Baltimore Sculpture Project on Mt. Royal Ave
8-11pm –SINK/FLOAT at Area 405
7pm – Screening of Harrod Blank’s new film “Automorphosis” at the American Visionary Art Museum (800 Key Highway) in the Permanent Collection Gallery followed by reception 9:00 – 10:30 at the cafe balcony on the 3rd floor of the main building.

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