Percolate Gallery 317 S. Trenton Avenue Wilkinsburg PA 15221 Hours Wed - Fri 11 - 3 Saturday 11 - 2
GIRLS ROCK EXHIBITION AND BENEFIT Open Reception March 10 6:00 - 8:30 pm - exhibition runs 03/09/17 through 03/31/17
Artwork by Sam Thorp - Sister Rosetta Tharpe- The Godmother of Rock n Roll was a Queer Black Woman
Come out and join me to support and rock out! 63 women from Pittsburgh and the surrounding area will be exhibiting their work to support Girls Rock Pittsburgh www.girlsrockpittsburgh.orgGirls Rock! Pittsburgh is an empowerment program for female youths of all definitions, abilities, & backgrounds. Our program utilizes the process of making music to instill tools for the amplification of self-confidence, creative expression, independent thinking, mutual respect, & cooperation while cultivating a supportive & inclusive community of peers and mentors.
The work for this show is coming from emerging and established artists in the area. The exhibition will feature musically inspired pieces along with conceptual images that were inspired by music and/or feminist views.
There will be some special workshops coming up during the month as well, so keep yours eyes open! Announcements coming soon!
Artists for this show include: Diane Adams, Hannah Altman, Leslie Baldwin, Ruthanne Bauerle, Sara Beck Sweeney, Crystal Berry, Marlene Boas, Aimee Bungard, Gabrielle Burke, Patricia Chiacu Apuzzo, Jennifer Dinovitz, Kristin Divers, Kathy Dugan, Mary Dunn, Destiny Eames, Lyn Ferlo, Fran Gialamas, Lumnija Gjoni, Heather Heitzenrater, Gretchen Helt, Margaret Hendrickson, Patricia Hill, Lila Hirsch-Brody, Hannah Jones, Kate Joyce, Gina (Taibi) Judy, Lori Kashellack, Renee Keil, Lisa Bergant Koi, Karen Larson, Leigh Lazar, Mary Levandansky, Carmen Lopez, Frances Marze, Mary Mason, Kim McAninch, Jennifer Mcclain, Leslie Miller, Polly Mills Whitehorn, Shalini Mitra, Ashly Nagrant, Dawn Petryk, Marian Phillips, Susan Powers, Rchel Renaudin, Sara Eve Rivera, Hudson Rush, Kimberly Ryan, Emily Sciulli, Megan Shalonis, Kathy Sickels, Sarah Simmons, Susan Sparks, Karly Takach, Sam Thorp, Laurie Trok, Francine Vandenberg, Emma Vescio, and Jenny Wilson.
PROGRAMS FOR MARCH
March 18th - ASSEMBLE INVADES PERCOLATE www.facebook.com/events/179503262538839/ Be sure to register here: goo.gl/forms/6lCULn9PyYZLHrC52 Assemble will be visiting Percolate for this very special workshop. This workshop welcomes makers ages 9 - 13. Be sure to register! Space is limited. $20.00 all materials provided, if your maker is a Wilkinsburg resident fee is 1/2 off!
March 22nd - DRINK AND DRAW www.facebook.com/events/352177295177369/Be sure to register here: goo.gl/forms/QctlPu64SUEaeqSm2 Back by popular demand! Join us for the DRINK AND DRAW series. Registration is needed to limited space as well. Crafted cocktail for this event will be the "Rocked n' Roll". Sarah will be our model for this event. $10.00 at the door.
March 25 - WRITING WORKSHOP WITH HUDSON RUSHwww.facebook.com/events/229065010833171/ Be sure to register here: goo.gl/forms/V9CupXTYRWOMNHlt2 Release your inner poet, writer, and author as Hudson Rush leads this creative writing workshop. Be inspired by the exhibit "Girls Rocks", and RETURN March 31st at the closing to read your work! $15.00 for this workshop at the door. Ages 12 + as long as accompanied by a parent. March 31st - WRITERS RETURN and SOFT CLOSING - Come back for the soft closing and listen to the inspirations of the workshop given by Hudson Rush.