Cinders Gallery (Brooklyn, NY) Group Exhibition
(Sat.), 2009 - 1/16 (Sat.), 2010
Opening Salon: 11/7 Sat. 6pm-9pm
Winter Vacation: 12/25/2009-1/7/2010
Fridays and Saturdays Only.
the owners of Cinders Gallery and artist, STO, will come for
the opening salon on Saturday, 11/7, from New York. Please
the Press Release
Pictures from the Opening Salon!
Colleen O'Connell, Kiersten
Somogyi, Sto, Jeremy
Disturbance 1" by Jukien Langendorff
Japan – waitingroom is pleased to announce the gallery's
fifth exhibition, Spirit Assembly, a group exhibition by the
artists from Cinders Gallery (Brooklyn, NY) through November
7th to January 16th. It is the first time that Cinders Gallery's
exhibition is presented in Japan.
November marks the beginning of winter and traditionally the
final harvest before we settle down inside for hibernation as
darkness takes over. It is also a time where many cultures celebrate
the dead- specifically Day of the Dead in Mexico, in Celtic folklore
Samhain, which is said to have influenced Halloween, and in Catholicism,
All Souls Day.
group show curated by Cinders Gallery, the idea of the spirit
is interpreted in many different ways
with drawing, painting,
sculpture and photography. As supernatural beings trapped between
the living and the dead worlds, as the essence of a person
or as memories of the past that continue to linger with you
after those moments are gone. The spirit is also represented
as energy gained from friends, community, nature, and the sun.
The mysteriousness of the dead and our relationship to death
is explored with imagery of death masks, nightmarish scenes,
monsters and dreamlike states of uncertainty.
is equal parts dark and light, a balance of different visions
spirits assembled together by Cinders
represent a current crop of underground artists bubbling
up to the surface.
Cinders Gallery is an artist space founded in June 2004.
They have a gallery that is host to monthly art shows as
other events that have included live music, readings, slide
and performance. There is also a store section that features
drawings, paintings, prints, t-shirts, artist books, zines,
and other handmade goodies. In addition to their own exhibition
they have been showing at Lump Gallery (North Carolina),
Space 1026 (Philadelphia), and Third Drawer Down Gallery(Australia).
103 Havemeyer St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211