Exploring the various roles that food plays in our minds and lives, Fountain House Gallery‘s current exhibit, At the Table, presents dozens of tasty artworks in a range of styles and mediums. The image featured above, Let’s Have a Beer Together, was painted by Fountain House artist Elizabeth Borisov. A small sampling of artworks on exhibit in At theTable follows:
Multidisciplinary artist Boo Lynn Walsh, Bali Bounty, Hand-painted and dyed Indonesian-style batik
Queens-based multidisciplinary artist Susan Spangenberg, Chicken Run, Acrylic on found wood
Queens-based multimedia artist Issa Ibrahim, The Minstrel, Acrylic on canvas board
Multimedia artist Barry Senft, Dinner, Acrylic on canvas
Curated by Monty Blanchard and Leslie Tcheyan, the tantalizing exhibit continues through June 12. Located at 702 Ninth Avenue at 48th Street, Fountain House Gallery “provides an environment for artists living and working with mental illness to pursue their creative visions and to challenge the stigma that surrounds mental illness.” The gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday: 11am-7pm and Sunday: 1-5pm.
Photos of artworks by Lois Stavsky