29 Nov 2015

Stand’s Upcoming Show, ‘Giving up the Ghost’, Takes on an Added Dimension

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Our next Stand show taking place in January 2016 at Owl’s Head Wine Bar will take on an added dimension. We are fleshing out the idea of concurrent shows in Bay Ridge coinciding with, reflecting and connecting to each other. Here is what artist, curator and owner of Owl’s Head Wine Bar John Avelluto announced on Facebook […]

25 Sep 2015

Videos from past Stand exhibits

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As the Stand project grows so does our documentation. We were excited to see this time lapse video from the Reich Paper shot by Luke Reich. Our videos of the Brooklyn Stitchery show and the Butcher Bar show give a taste of the work exhibited.  

16 Sep 2015

Art in Bay Ridge: Sheltered Past Opening Night

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The most recent exhibition of Stand, Sheltered Past, included 25 artists and took place in a historic Bay Ridge Carriage House at 218 Bay Ridge Avenue. Not only was the art created by artists with the inspiration to “consider a memory, an image, an object from the past and how and why it continues to live” […]

15 Sep 2015

Sheltered Past and Art in Bay Ridge: An Essay by John Avelluto

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If someone would’ve told me ten years ago that there would be a space in Bay Ridge where artists could show their work, without the commercial constraints associated with the upkeep of such a place, I would’ve been incredibly skeptical. Now, in 2015, Bay Ridge still doesn’t have a dedicated public space for exhibition. But […]

24 Jul 2015

Bay Ridge Carriage House Owner Offers Next Venue to Stand

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Stand was conceived as a way for artists to make stronger connections to the community they live in and as an avenue for the local community, to find art that is accessible and relevant to their own experiences. In this spirit, the inspiration for our fifth Stand show Sheltered Past was sparked by community member, […]

20 Jul 2015

Inspiration and the Sheltered Past Show Essay

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Jeannine Bardo’s passion is art and community. She created Stand as a curation project to connect artists with their communities by hosting shows in unusual local venues with the intent to inspire. Jeannine received a lovely and moving e-mail from writer and friend, Nicole Fennimore in response to the Call To Artist for the upcoming Sheltered […]

14 Jul 2015

Bay Ridge Comes Out for the Reich Paper Pop-up Show

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We love Art in Bay Ridge! We are thrilled that so many of you came out for our first pop-up show at Reich Paper. It was a real art party with so many local artists and neighborhood art lovers popping in. If you didn’t have a chance to attend or you want a little reminder […]

1 Mar 2015

Pop-up Show at Reich Paper March 27th

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Stand is having a pop-up show! For one night, at Reich Paper in Brooklyn, artists will exhibit their small works made with…you guessed it, paper. This Pop Up Paper Show will only be around for one evening so make sure to stop by on Fridy, March 27 from 6 to 9 pm. Reich Paper is a […]

13 Nov 2014

galleryELL Partners with Stand for Aggregate: Six Studio Sale

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galleryELL is proud to partner with The Stand Project and the individual artists of Aggregate: SIX in sponsoring a group exhibition and studio sale at The Experimental Space in Long Island City from 21-23 November 2014. Aggregate:SIX 21 – 23 November 2014 exhibition|studioSALE @ The Experimental Space 43-01 22nd Street, 3rd Floor | Long Island […]

18 Oct 2014

Fractured Landscape: A New Exhibition Featuring Stand Artists

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Jeannine Bardo, director of Stand, is curating the show Fractured Landscape this November at St. Francis College’s Callahan Center. Fractured Landscape features not only Jeannine’s work but the work of Cecilia Whittaker-Doe, Talin Megherian, and Nicole Donnelly. Artist John Ros wrote the essay for Fractured Landscape that helps give voice to the show’s direction and purpose. […]