International Contemporary Artist Space & LQM Gallery would like to invite you to join us for Grand Opening at our new location and the opening of our August resident artist show titled “Journey: An Artistic Dialogue.” This show will feature 11 prominent Chinese resident artists and 1 curator visiting us during the month of August. It will include complimentary refreshments, live music, and we will be joined by a selection of distinguished contemporary American artists as well.
Our residents will include the following:
- Yang Songlin; Executive Director of China Oil Painting Society President of Shandong Oil Painting Society
- Lin Junjuan; Coordinator of Shandong Artist Association Delegation Director and Curator of Shandong Oil Painting Association Office
- Chen Guoli; Coordinator of Shandong Artist Association Delegation Director of China Oil Painting Society Vice President of Shandong Oil Painting Society
- Chen Jianhua; Professor of Shandong University of Arts
- Guan Puxue; Professor of Shandong University of Arts Kong Xinmiao; President of Fine Arts department of Shandong Normal University
- Song Qiming; Professor of Shandong University of Arts
- Wang Yuping; Professor of Shandong University of Arts
- Zhong Jikun; Senior painter of Shandong Painting Academy
- Zhang Ping; Professor of Fine Arts department of Shandong Normal University
- Zhou Weihua; Professor of Fine Arts department of University of Jinan
- Zhang Zhiqiang; Professor of Fine Arts department of Shandong Jianzhu University
‘Journey: An Artistic Dialogue’ is a demonstration of artistic evolution and vitality. The peaceable coexistence between the world’s inhabitants and its known destructive forces briefly describes the International Contemporary Art Space’s [ICAS] newest gallery showing titled ‘Journey: An Artistic Dialogue’. Themes range from controversial sociopolitical topics to the personification of abstract components in nature.
In conjunction with this show we will be hosting a private artist discussion panel at another time featuring our resident artists, a number of local artists and directors, as well as a number of prominent keynote panelists such as Vincent Desiderio, Mel Leipzig, Barkley Hendricks, Susanna Coffey, Fred Osborne, and Salvatore Scalora who may also be joining us for our Grand Opening.
The opening will be held on Saturday August 23rd starting at 6pm and going until 8:30pm. The location of the event will be at our new location as follows: ICAS & LQM Gallery 74 State Street New London, CT 06320
This event is free and open to the public with complementary refreshments as well as live music. The show will run from the 23rd until the end of August. If at all possible, we would greatly appreciate it if you could help us spread the word of this show and grand opening to make this event a great and successful gathering of artists and art enthusiasts both locally and abroad.