For Immediate Release
April 2019

Martha Armstrong at Bowery Gallery

March 26 – April 20, 2019

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 28, 5-8 PM

She is in a two person show starting mid- March at Elder Gallery of Contemporary Art in Charlotte, NC. In May she will have a one person show at The Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA. In April, 2018, she had a one person show at Gross McCleaf Gallery in Philadelphia.

In 2015, Roberta Smith wrote, “Ms Armstrong is the suave disciplinarian of a muscular style. She stacks blocky shapes of color that describe one landscape- a hill with some woods and a shack-visible from the window of her Vermont studio that may be her Mont Sainte-Victoire. But her shapes also maintain a nearly sculptural independence, hovering slightly above the image, just beyond legibility…They wear their devotions on their sleeves-Cezanne, Fauvism, Cubism, Arthur Dove- but their bigness, blockiness and electric spontaneity are quite their own…” (NYTimes, 9/25/15)

Martha Armstrong studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy, Smith College, and the Rhode Island School of Design. She has exhibited in the United States since 1967, in Italy since 2000, and has taught in community colleges, art schools, summer programs and graduate programs since the early 1970’s.

For more information visit: Marthaarmstrong.com

View of works in the exhibition here.

Gallery hours are 11am to 6pm Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, please contact the gallery at 646-230-6655 or info@bowerygallery.org

 

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