Hammer & thread opens Thursday, July 15 at Area 405

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Hammer & thread

Featuring sculpture, video and painting by 9 regional artists in conjunction with Artscape 2010.
Curated by Area 405’s volunteer staff, Hammer & thread bridges gaps between media and gender through unconventional portraiture, historical precedence and wit.

Artist Reception Thursday, July 15th 2010 8-11pm
Immediately following the on-site Artscape exhibitions

Area 405 is pleased to announce Hammer & thread featuring work by Ellen Durkan, Jesse Burrowes, Juan Rojo, Sebastian Martorana, James Rieck, RL Tillman, Patrick McDonough, Mary Frank and Peter Boyce.

Located in Baltimore’s Station North Arts and Entertainment District and called “Baltimore’s best alternative space to view art” in RADAR magazine, Area 405 offers the region’s largest exhibition space. At 6,000 square feet, this former industrial site is an ideal context in which to present large-scale exhibitions and events.
This exhibition is free, open to the public, and handicapped accessible. For more information about the gallery or this exhibition, please visit Area 405’s website at or call (410) 528-2101 or look us up on Facebook.
Gallery hours for Hammer & thread are Sundays noon-3pm, Saturday July 16th and Sunday July 17th during Artscape noon-4pm and by appointment.
Area 405 is located at 405 East Oliver Street, Baltimore, MD 21202.
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