Artists at Work
On Saturday, October 10 from 5 to 7pm, witness art come alive right before your eyes, through the safety of a storefront window.
Philadelphia artists will work their craft inside host storefronts and you can enjoy the show while strolling on 2nd Street. All of their creations will be on display and available for sale through the end of the month.
Whether during the live demonstration or general exhibition, patrons are encouraged to make an evening of their visit to Northern Liberties. For instance, you can enjoy to-go cocktails while strolling through the exhibition, and afterward, dine at one of the many beautiful outdoor streeteries in the neighborhood.
Masks are required, and social distancing guidelines apply.
Display site: Trunc, 929 N 2nd St
Kate Cappelletti of IndyStone works primarily with wood and dried flowers. She places dried flowers on functional items like trays, coasters and dishes. She also works with canvas. For this event she will be designing on canvas using Philadelphia and the pandemic as her theme. Kate has created a really cool way to carry face mask. She is introducing small canvas pouches made and designed by her. They are perfect for carrying your mask and each one comes with a key holder. $12.00.
See this artist’s work: www.indystone.shop
Display site: Once Worn Consignment, 906 N 2nd St
Carole Loeffler is an artist, mother, professor and sculptor. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University and her Master of Fine Arts from University of South Florida. Carole spent a decade investigating the color red through a variety of abstract sculptures and installations. Her work has been in numerous group and solo exhibitions across the US. Most recently, she has been utilizing found vintage objects and textiles to examine what it means to be a woman today. Carole resides in Philadelphia with her husband, two children and dogs.
See this artists’ work at www.caroleloeffler.com
Display site: 718 N 2nd St (former Philly Dog School)
Eva Shelley has been working with glass since 2000. She started by taking private lessons at the Crefeld School, a private high school in Philadelphia, followed by individual glass classes at Salem Community College in New Jersey. From there, she attended Temple University’s Tyler School of Art, majoring in glass, and graduating in 2005 with a bachelor of fine arts (BFA). Since graduating, she has been a freelance glass artist, creating glass art and glass jewelry, working on a variety of different projects including pieces of jewelry for loved ones, glass sculptures for events, and company gifts for employees.
See this artists’ work at www.evaeglassworks.com
Display site: R.E.Load Bags, 608 N 2nd St
Miriam Singer uses a combination of printmaking and drawing media to create her unique works on paper and designs for public art projects. She has exhibited at Paradigms Gallery, James Oliver Gallery, Stanek Gallery, Push Proof Studio, Brooklyn Art Gallery, LG Tripp Gallery, Woodmere Art Museum, Rowan University, Luke and Elroy Gallery, Gallery Siano, The Painted Bride, and Spector Gallery. Selected public art projects include, St. Andrews School in Delaware, 2020, University City Arts League in Philadelphia, 2019, Comcast Technology Center in Philadelphia, 2018, Navy Yard Bus Wraps, 2018, Art in The Airport, 2018, and Parktown Place Apartments, 2017. Miriam Singer currently teaches printmaking at Fleisher Art Memorial in Philadelphia and is a member of the artist collective, Space 1026.
See this artist’s work: www.miriamsinger.net
Display Site: Casa Papel, 804 N 2nd St
Jackie Quinn creates original artwork with playful shapes and intricate lines – painting with watercolor, gouache, and enjoys explorations in mixed media. Her innate optimism and joyful point of view are illustrated throughout each project. Her textile design work is featured by Anthropologie, Karl Lagerfeld, J. Jill, Nine West, Coldwater Creek, Belk, Dillards, Macy’s, and more. She is currently an active member of Space 1026, partner of Philly DIY Wedding, and pursuing projects in art education alongside freelance design projects.
See this artist’s work: www.jacquelinefaithquinn.com