Art Basel at Bakehouse Art Complext 11/26/11 – 12/4/11

Kick off Art Basel Week
Saturday, November 26th 2011 at 7pm
Bakehouse Art Complex
561 NW 32nd Street
Miami, FL 33127

Join us as we kick off Art Basel Week!
Two brand new exhibitions in our galleries
70+ open studios
Free parking
& a live musical performance by The State Of
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Samantha Salzinger & Francie Bishop Good, a still from collaborative video Real and Reproduction, 2011

Furthering its mission of nurturing local artists, the Bakehouse Art Complex (BAC) will showcase the work of ten of the most widely recognized women artists in Miami. Timed to coincide with the 10th anniversary of Art Basel Miami Beach, “Woman to Woman” highlights these artists’ contributions to developing Miami’s vibrant art scene long before and since the fair began to attract international attention. Just as recent museum exhibitions have spotlighted 20th century artists whose achievements have often been under-recognized, the Bakehouse Art Complex is proud to present a unique perspective on the creative process of women making significant artwork in Miami today.

Samantha Salzinger & Francie Bishop Good, a still from collaborative video Real & Reproduction, 2011. Made specifically for BAC exhibition,
Woman to Woman

In early 2011, five rising talents were chosen by the Bakehouse curatorial committee, comprised of well-respected visual arts professionals in Miami. These artists – Elizabeth Cerejido, Julie Davidow, Felice Grodin, Vickie Pierre and Samantha Salzinger – were each asked to choose another woman in South Florida with whom to collaborate on a new artwork commissioned for “Woman to Woman.” The pairings are: Cerejido with Mia Leonin, Davidow with Carol Prusa, Grodin with Michelle Weinberg, Pierre with Sara Stites, and Salzinger with Francie Bishop Good. To provide additional context for the works they have made together, each artist will also display selections from her own oeuvre.

The opening reception of “Woman to Woman” will be held November 26, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. at the Audrey Love Gallery located in the Bakehouse Art Complex’s main facility. The opening reception will offer guests a wonderful evening featuring live musical performance from Miami’s The State Of, complimentary cocktails provided by Domain de Canton, and the unique opportunity to visit the studios of over 65 local emerging and midcareer artists.

Also on view: BAC Small works exhibition 2011
Browse the work of our BAC resident artists, and take a piece of Art Basel Miami 2011 home! All original work is under 200 square inches, and priced under $1,000. Their creations span a wide range of content and media, sure to please every aesthetic. This is a great opportunity to support your local artists during the Holiday season!
These exhibitions run through January 20th, 2012.

December 1st & 2nd, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Breakfast and Artist Studio Open House:
Guests will be greeted with a homemade breakfast spread created by BAC Artists and will have the opportunity to tour over 60 local working artist studios all under one roof! Experience the unique opportunity to step into the artists creative world, rather than only encountering the final product. Support local art and enjoy local music at this free event.

Drinks provided by Domaine de Canton, live performance by instrumental guitarist Peter Betan.

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