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Art In Boxes

A HAPPY HOLIDAY FOR ALL from AG Gallery and all artists from ART IN BOXES 15 Exhibition!

If you have not yet done for the holiday gift searching, make sure to visit AG Gallery this weekend and find the best for your holiday gifts of this year, for everyone special to you.




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be an early bird, get something special.

AG Gallery’s 4th annual holiday gift art show with the theme of “Give the gift of art!” just started.

“ART IN BOXES” is a large group exhibition which shows/sells one of a kind artwork for an idea of the holiday gifts at affordable price. AG Gallery exhibits about a hundred of art pieces from many local and international artists. The show just started this weekend and it’s a bit early for Christmas though, we’ll add more artworks almost every other week from now. Please stop by AG Gallery for your holiday shopping.


Clay dolls by Mamaru from Japan

The curator selected small to large art pieces which would be great for the artsy gifts, such as paintings, sculptures, prints, potteries, artist books, postcards, accessory and many kind of handmade art pieces. This is the great opportunity for that if people are looking for extraordinary and one-of-a-kind holiday gifts this year or would like to give something special to someone special.

As we have retail space along with the gallery, we do the gift wrapping easily and even take domestic/international shipping! Also, people could take purchased artwork with you, which is impossible at regular exhibition.
We are always willing to help people who would like to find some great gift for holiday season, and we wish Happy Holidays for all.

Artists – Maria Montiel, Kumiko Mizuno, Mamaru, Noriko Tatsumi, Andrea Lauren, MGMY STUDIO, Michiko Shimada, BB&PP INC, Naoko Saito, Hanako Sakashita, Ken Brown, Koji Honda, Lille-lle, Brendan Wenzel, Kerry Layton, APAK, Frank Parga, Victor John Villanueva, Shawn Creeden, Stephanie Griffin, and more…

Hours: Noon – 8pm everyday
(except Thanksgiving day, Christmas day, New Year’s Eve and New Years day)
Contact: chiharu@aboutglamour.net

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September 12 – November 3, 2013

Opening Reception: Friday, September 13 | 6 – 9 PM | Williamsburg Every 2:ND Friday

“Folklore, legends, myths and fairy tales have followed childhood through the ages, for every healthy youngster has a wholesome and instinctive love for stories fantastic, marvelous and manifestly unreal. The winged fairies of Grimm and Andersen have brought more happiness to childish hearts than all other human creations.”

— L. Frank Baum, creator of the Oz books, 1900

This show focuses on works inspired by the artists’ childhood relationship with folklore—from the traditional to the obscure and the contemporary, all that mattered most regardless of its “cultural” merit—and specifically the misinformation, neuroses and habits these artists have as a result of that relationship, and may still be accepting or overcoming into adulthood. The show investigates a diverse selection of personal mythology by a group of more than 30 artists working in techniques including painting, drawing, sculpture and Vine video.

Curated by Hazel Lee Santino


“ohmygod” by Lorenzo Acciai

We open 7 days a week during show period,  Noon – 8ish.

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SES 2013 week 5 : Works of Three Female Artists

August 9 – 15 | 2013


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1976 Born in Tokyo, Japan
2003 BFA Tokyo University of the Arts, Department of Crafts
2005 MFA Tokyo University of the Arts, Conservation Craft Studio

She uses old/used paper as a main media of her work because it has a lot of memories and history of life which is the most important theme of her work. At this time, her newest collection of work is on view including some works of Brooklyn’s landscape from her travel sketch in 2012.


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1984 Born in Kanagawa, Japan
2007 BFA Kyoto University of Art and Design

The concept of her work is influenced by Maitreya in Koryu-ji Temple. She is trying to depict a holy space in which all emotions are neutralized, or the ideal figure of human who accept everything as it is without receiving any influences and being under the control of others.


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1971 Born in Saitama
2008 – 2010 Fashion Art Accessory Course, Hiko Mizuno college of jewelry
2010 Estonia Academy of Arts Exchange program
2011 – 2012 Graduation Course, Jewelry Department, Hiko Mizuno college of jewelry

Gallery space open noon to 8ish everyday during the show period.

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SES week 3 works from AG Gallery Artists

AG Gallery pleased to present works by gallery’s favorite artists from past shows at AG Gallery on the 3rd week of Summer Exhibition Series 2013. Artworks from Maria Montiel, Andrea Lauren, Tracey Long, and Hanako Sakashita are on view and available for purchase at this time.

On view through: 7/26 – 8/1 2013


Maria Montiel  :  an artist/graphic designer specialized in textile design, with several years of experience in the field and with clients originating from Venezuela, Canada, United States, United Kingdom, among others. Originally from Venezuela, the study of Maria stands at Madrid, but she acknowledges that much of her influence comes from Latin American with its vivid colors and organic textures. However, the Iberian metropolis also defines some sight with experimental organized chaos and neon signs. Maria, comes from a home where art and architecture were a constant stimulus and now translate into a fresh and vibrant work of varied influences, where shapes and natural colors are bi-dimensional conception.


Andrea Lauren was a New York City based artist and currently live in North Calorina, illustrator creating whimsical, colorful pieces under the studio name Paper-Sparrow. Inspired by her classical music training and a love of nature, Andrea’s art often combines these two passions. Her art has recently been featured by musicians on album covers as well as music publications. Since beginning Paper-Sparrow in 2007, the generous support of the community has been uplifting and Andrea is honored to be doing something she loves.


Tracey Long graduated in 2007 with a BA(HONS) Illustration. She has been selected for Images 32 and was shortlisted for Refresh! New Talent awards 2007 and exhibited in the Coningsby Gallery. She was selected for the Cheltenham Illustration award 2007, 2008 and 2010 and appeared in the exhibition and annual. Tracey was selected for the London Transport Museum and AOI Cycling in London competition 2010 and The River Thames competition 2011. With a love of the hand drawn her work encompasses a playful mix of animal characters in surreal and quirky guises. Her ideas and inspiration are gleaned from literature, traditional European folk art, and fairy tales. The work is made in pencil, watercolor and collage, an approach that suits the frivolous and eccentric mood that she aims for.

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Hanako Sakashita is the artist who lives and works in Mashiko, Tochigi. Mashiko is known as for its pottery, called “Mashiko-yaki”. It is a traditional kiln site that is unlike some of the other older kiln sites around Japan. The town is open to newcomers whether they are potters or others with professional backgrounds in arts, science and education. In Japan craftsmen were usually born into their profession ,but in Mashiko, anyone could be a potter.

1976  born in Tokyo, Japan

1998  Graduated from Musashino Art University

2002  Studied about Pottery in Seto-city, Aichi

2003 – 2010 Worked at Pottery Studio in Mashiko, Tochigi

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