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MF Gallery’s Tenth Annual Halloween Art Show, Opening this Saturday 10/13/12 at 7PM

For the past ten years, MF Gallery owners/curators/artists Martina and Frank Russo have been gathering the best in spooky Halloween- themed artwork for their annual Halloween Art Show.

MF Halloween shows have come to be known as one of the best venues to see and purchase Halloween artwork, and the Costumed Opening Parties are always a fun kickoff to the Halloween Season! This year marks the 10th Anniversary of this great event, so MF Gallery has taken extra care to make this Halloween Art Show better than ever before!Many of the artists who have been showing with MF Gallery for the past ten years, (Lisa Petrucci, Michael Mararian, Ciou, Dave Brockie, Nicoz Balboa, Stephen Blickenstaff, Angie Mason, Drew Maillard, Joe Simko, Fernando Carpaneda, Martina & Frank Russo) will be exhibiting work in this special event. Other artists in the show include: Jason Edmiston, Eric Richardson, Erica Doll, Moses Jaen, Johanna O’Donnell, PJ McQuade, Nico, Ksenja Laginja, Mal Ojo, Greg Maillard and more… Plus, the entranceway to the gallery will be transformed into a Haunted Spookhouse installation by Kathleen Hayes, Frank Russo and Joanna Mulder.Costumes are strongly encouraged at the Halloween Opening Party, (On Saturday October 13th, from 7 to 10pm) and will be rewarded with free beer and candy. Many of the artists will be attending see if you can spot them in their Halloween costumes! Additionally, artist Drew Maillard will be raffling off his Halloween art piece, so one lucky winner will be able to get it for the mere price of a raffle ticket! Admission is Free and open to all ages.”MF Gallery’s Tenth Annual Halloween Art Show” will be open by appointment until Sunday November 11th, 2012. Contact Martina or Frank at (917)446-8681 or email: info@MFgallery.net to make an appointment to see the show. All of the art will also be available for viewing and purchasing online at: www.MFgallery.net/H10/H10.htmlMF Gallery is located at 213 Bond Street, between Butler and Baltic Streets in the Gowanus area of Brooklyn, NY. Take the A or G to Hoyt/ Schermerhorn, the F or G to Bergen, or the R to Union.

Contact Martina Secondo Russo at (917)446-8681 or info@MFgallery.net for appointments, questions or press inquiries.

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!

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Saturday nite & it’ll be allright…Opening party @ MF Gallery, Brooklyn 5/22/10

This Saturday, come out & enjoy artwork from diverse artists at the opening night party of “I NEED YOUR SKULL” Artists were asked to create skulls, more on MFGallery.net…. Should be a great time!

My finished submission 😉 It is my first oil painting in a few years. I used some acrylic medium in the under layers for speed drying, which made it a little more difficult in the long run. I used these cool Japanese paints, so the palette is very different than some of the European colors I’ve used with acrylics. I look forward to doing more pieces with these paints, but I really gotta stock up on orderless thinners. I’ve been enjoying all the beautiful flowers in my hood and I guess, spending too much time ’round Chinatown.

Wish I had thought to set up the bulbs & tripod, but it was raining cats & dogs this day, so the pic is dark.

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