April 7 Exhibition: Spring Crush

Spring Crush Flyer
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


Era Contemporary is a pop-up art gallery based in Philadelphia that focuses on creating immersive, imaginative, artistic events.  The themed events are held in unique locations such as mansions, country clubs, stores or warehouses and usually include elements of music, fashion or theater.  Era Contemporary primarily showcases artwork by living artists who display a unique vision and a focus on magical realism.

We are currently seeking talented artists with a vision to be a part of our developing show schedule for 2018.  If you are an artist interested in consideration or a company interested in hosting an exhibition, please email gallery director Jessica Libor at eracontemporary@gmail.com.

About the director:

Jessica Libor is an artist and curator who has studied at the Florence Academy of Art and received her Master of Fine Arts from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.  She exhibits her work nationally and has recently shown at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and will be featured on the PBS  television segment “RIP Romance” as an art expert syndicated nationally on October 24, 2017.  For more on Jessica, visit www.jessicalibor.com.



Passport to Paradise


Passport to Paradise: February 28, 2017.  The exhibit featured over 50 artworks from fabulous painters, printmakers, and photographers with a unique vision of their travels around the world. It was held at the Cynwyd Club at 332 Trevor Lane, Bala Cynwyd, PA in the ballroom on Tuesday, February 28th from 6pm to 9pm. Complimentary light bites, and a tour of the world through the eyes of the artists. Thanks to Antonietta Kies for her mesmerizing painting,”Edge of,” which appears in the image. We had a fabulous turnout and grand time celebrating the creations of these artists, who submitted their work from  Philadelphia, New York, and California.  A exhibition catalog is available upon request.

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