First Friday: Philadelphia

Editor’s Note: Torva Messor, our gothic high school guest contributor shares thoughts and impressions on September’s First Friday. We went to the Rollins building at 319 N. 11 th Street, which is chock full of artist collectives such as Napoleon, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Practice, Marginal Utility, Grizzly Grizzly, Great Far Beyond, and Vox Populi. The space… Read More First Friday: Philadelphia

Featured Artist: Danny Simmons

Age: 62 Hometown:    NYC Job description:   artist Select links: http://www.dannysimmonsarts.com/ Bio: Danny Simmons, Jr., is an American abstract painter from Queens, NY. Simmons brings an equal passion to the written word, thanks to his father, also an outstanding poet. The elder Simmons’ example during a time of racial strife and social upheaval impressed upon Danny the importance… Read More Featured Artist: Danny Simmons

Featured Artist: Danielle Charette

Age: 41 Hometown: New York, NY Current town: Mechanicsburg, PA Job description: Artist and Gallery Director at Metropolis Collective Bio: Danielle Charette is a Contemporary Expressionist Artist and Gallerist. Select links: http://www.www.charetteart.com https://www.facebook.com/charetteart http://www.metropoliscollective.com http://www.facebook.com/metropoliscollective Describe your work. My work is a highly symbolic form of modern story telling that conveys and documents my life… Read More Featured Artist: Danielle Charette