Featuring expressive works by four self-taught artists,Visionary Voices: Portrait Works by Chloe Fimiano, Anthony Coleman, Susan Wallack, and Jaither West, continues through February 23 at Philadelphia Magic Gardens, a visionary art gallery and community arts center in South Philly. The image featured above, Fight Back, was fashioned on canvas by mixed-media artist Susan Wallack. What follows are several more images I captured while viewing the delightful exhibit on my recent visit to Philly:
Philadelphia-based Chloe Fimiano, Third Step, Ink and marker on paper
Philadelphia-based Anthony Coleman, E.T., Colored pencil on paper
Another portrait by Susan Wallack, Tasting Rain, Mixed media on canvas
Philadelphia-based Jaither West, Rittenhouse Square, Acrylic on canvas
Located at 120 South Street, Philadelphia Magic Gardens is open six days a week, Wednesday-Monday: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Admission also provides access to Isaiah Zagar’s uniquely intriguing mosaic art environment.
Photos by Lois Stavsky