Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: September 27th to 28th, 2014


Gracie Square Art Show to be Held at Carl Schurz Park, Upper East Side of Manhattan, September 27th to 28th
 
The “Art Fair Source Book,” the acknowledged #1 Guidebook for Art Fairs and Festivals in the U.S., has ranked the Gracie Square Art Show in their top 100 for Sales of Fine Art at juried fairs and festivals.

 

Artist Ken Orton

 

New York, New York, September 2, 2014 (McKenzieNewsService.com) - The Gracie Square Art Show, an annual tradition on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, enters its 42nd year. Held September 27th to 28th (10:00 AM – 5:00 PM rain or shine), this prestigious show features professional artists offering gallery quality work including watercolors, oils, pastels, sculpture and photography. These artists come from both around the corner and across the country. The show is presented by the Carl Schurz Park Conservancy.
 
The “Art Fair Source Book,” the acknowledged #1 Guidebook for Art Fairs and Festivals in the U.S., has ranked the Gracie Square Art Show in their top 100 for Sales of Fine Art at juried fairs and festivals. The extraordinary caliber of work available draws a wide audience of art collectors, patrons, critics and enthusiasts alike.
 
Says painter Michael Patterson, “I like to show where people are savvy about art.  Here in this area people know about art: they go to museums and it is a smart, savvy audience.”
 
The setting is Carl Schurz Park (86th Street and East End Ave.), which hugs the East River on Manhattan’s Upper East Side and is home to Gracie Mansion, the residence of New York City mayors.
 
Special Children’s Program: “Art for Kids.”
 
Saturday and Sunday, September 27th and 28th
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Head to the playground in Carl Schulz Park and meet an educator from the Museum of Modern Art who will demonstrate paper shaping sculptures inspired by the works of David Smith and Alexander Calder. Each child completing a project will get a family pass to MoMA.
 
Website:
http://graciesquareartshow.info

 

Painting, Michael Patterson

 

Abstract Painting, Ummarid_Eitherong

 

Photography, Robert Goldwitz

 

Sculpture, David Bryce 

 

 

 

 

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New York, New York, Event Date: September 27th to 28th, 2014

The Gracie Square Art Show, an annual tradition on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, enters its 42nd year. Held September 27th to 28th (10:00 AM – 5:00 PM rain or shine), this prestigious show features professional artists offering gallery quality work including watercolors, oils, pastels, sculpture and photography. These artists come from both around the corner and across the country. The show is presented by the Carl Schurz Park Conservancy. The “Art Fair Source Book,” the acknowledged #1 Guidebook for Art Fairs and Festivals in the U.S. has ranked the Gracie Square Art Show in their top 100 for Sales of Fine Art at juried fairs and festivals. The extraordinary caliber of work available draws a wide audience of art collectors, patrons, critics and enthusiasts alike. The setting is Carl Schurz Park (86th Street and East End Ave.), which hugs the East River on Manhattan’s Upper East Side and is home to Gracie Mansion, the residence of New York City mayors.  Special Children’s Program: “Art for Kids.” Saturday and Sunday, September 27th and 28th 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. http://graciesquareartshow.info

 

 

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