Once Upon a Dream


“Once Upon a Dream” exhibition was held on November 10, 2017 at The Mill Artist Studios at 123 Leverington Avenue in Philadelphia, PA from 6 to 9pm.  This show was a celebration of legends, fairy tales, and imaginative folklore.

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Featuring Artists:
Madeline Weibel
Lee Manis
Jed Williams
Justin Brooks
Emily Rodgers
Antonietta Kies
Catarina Mantero
Kevin Martini-Fuller
Kristina Ellura
Christina Kemp
Ericka Jefferies
Gina Altadonna
Zihan He
Michele Libor
Alayne Abrahams
Daniel Boyer
Kala Hagopian
Gabrielle Chapman
Haleigh Keen
Jessica Libor
Sue Watson
Richard Buchanan

To view the show catalog, click the link below.

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Stargarden background3Stargarden exhibition was hosted by The DaVinci Alliance on September 1, 2017 from 6 to 9:30pm, and included the artwork of 23 artists from various parts of the nation.  The artists were: Antonietta Kies, Phyllis Gorsen, Jessica Libor, Jingyi Wang, Richard Buchanan, Cassandra Bacon, Lindsay Rapp, Ting Ting Hsu, Caterine Sanchez, Nathan Durnin, Gabrielle Chapman, Haleigh Keen, Bryan Guglielmi, Julianna Wells, Karen Lowry, Erin Paulson, Alayne Abrahams, Charissa Schulze, Daniel Boyer, Marshall Jones, Bryant Girsch, Greg Fisher, and Bryan DeProspero.

The artwork was primarily 2 dimensional, although one sculpture was present: a fascinating pinhole-inspired tableau.  The work all displayed a continuity in keeping with the ideas of stars, celestial movements, moonlit gardens, and the growth of earthly things contrasted with the eternal shimmer of the heavens.

The evening’s entertainment was provided by Seth Aaron Jones and Christy Irizarry, a Philadelphia based singer-songwriter performing duo.  A starry, festive photo booth proved the perfect opportunity for visitors, collectors, and artists to pose and take a souvenir Polaroid home.  Below are selected works from the show.  To view the complete exhibition catalog, click STARGARDEN Era Contemporary catalog.

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Greg Fisher
Bryan Guglielmi work
Bryan Guglielmi
Eclipse Watchers
Karen Lowry
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Julianna Wells


Luna by Lindsay Rapp
Lindsay Rapp
Date Night with Frame
Jessica Libor
Richard Buchanan
Erin Paulson
Night Flight
Alayne Abrahams
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Antonietta Kies

April 7 Exhibition: Spring Crush

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Artwork by Antonietta Kies

This curated collection of art by contemporary artists from Philadelphia and New York opened on April 9th from 5 to 8pm at 855 Waverly Rd, Bryn Mawr, PA.  This exhibition included a stunning display of talent from over 15 artists with unique and compelling paintings, to create a magical vision celebrating Springtime.  Cocktails and light bites provided. The work was featured the halls of a gorgeous Main Line mansion.

The exhibition was hanging until May 12th.  Below, is a selection of the beautiful works included in the exhibition.   If you are interested in receiving a complete exhibition catalog, please email eracontemporary@gmail.com.  Some works are still available.

Light, oil on canvas, by Antonietta Kies, 18x24 inches
Light, oil on canvas, by Antonietta Kies, 18×24 inches, $750
Greenery, by Gail Kolflat, hand painted intaglio print-watercolor and pencil, 22x17 inches
Greenery, by Gail Kolflat, hand painted intaglio print-watercolor and pencil, 22×17 inches, $500
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Cherry Blossoms, watercolor and gouache, framed, 26×36″, by Gail Kolflat, $800
Patches of Red and Green, by Clarissa Touche, oil, 24x36 inches
Patches of Red and Green, by Clarissa Wong, oil on canvas, 24×36″, $5,500
Rachel Sard, TheFishofAlcazarIII
“The Fish of Alcazar III,” by Rachel Sard, oil on canvas, 30″x40″, $2,800
Dissolution, 60x30
Dissolution, by Bryan DeProspero, oil on panel, 59×30″, unframed, $1,350
Efflorescence, 60x30
Efflorescence, by Bryan DeProspero, oil on panel, 55×29″, unframed, $1,350
Lapochka, 33x33 oil on panel by Bryan Deprospero
Lapochka, oil on panel, 35×35″, framed, $1,100
Swim, 20x24
Swim, by Bryan DeProspero, oil on panel, 20×24″, unframed, $500
Sunshine Freedom, by Cait Clements, mixed media, 12x12
Sunshine Freedom, by Cait Clements, fabric previously buried underground, grandma’s quilting scraps, oil paint, cut paper, and shell on canvas.
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Walter, by Richard Buchanan, oil on wood panel, 12×12″, $950
Study for Oil Composition 10, by Livia Mosanu, oil on shellacked Arches watercolor paper, 14×17″, framed, $450
Ocean Composition 9 (Resurrection), oil on shellacked Arches watercolor paper, 28.5″x43″, framed, $2,000
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Private Exchange, by Brad Carmichael, oil and mixed media on canvas, $1,100


Thompson Street, by Amina Kerimova, oil on panel, 18×24 inches, $1,100