Arturo Di Modica’s art: A memory

Arturo will forever be legend, friend, mentor, rebel and master scultptor who refused to take the traditional road in the art world Fernando Alvarez   Fernando Luis Álvarez, gallery owner and director of The Alvarez Gallery, was the first to represent the work of Italian-American sculptor Arturo Di Modica (1941-2021) throughout his fifty-year career in […]

Ben Quesnel, to be featured in ‘The ripple effect’ exhibition at Artport Kingston

We are proud to announce that Ben Quesnel’s work will be featured in “The Ripple Effect”, an exhibition at ArtPort Kingston. ArtPort Kingston is “a newly established cultural space in the historic Cornell Steamboat Building along the Rondout Creek in Kingston, NY. ArtPort aims to be a destination for art experiences and unconventional interaction between […]

Ben Quesnel on The ‘Taking it to the streets’ Talk by the Bruce Museum

On July 9, Alvarez Gallery artist Ben Quesnel co-moderated the “Taking it to the Streets” Zoom event by The Bruce Museum, along with Leonard Jacobs, producer of the Bruce Presents series, a monthly series developed by the museum featuring notable leaders in arts and science.    According to Jacobs, “Taking It to the Streets” is a […]

Shelby Head, selected for the Tulsa Artist Fellowship 2020-2021

Fernando Luis Álvarez Gallery is proud to announce the Tulsa Artist Fellowship has chosen Shelby Head, one of our artists, as one of the 18 Fellows for the 2020-2021 period.  Head was selected from a rich group of more than 1,200 artists reflecting a wide range of artistic disciplines by a nationwide panel of arts professionals. This year’s panel was formed by Will Hutnick (Artist, Curator, and Director of Artistic Program […]

Ben Quesnel received The Artist Respond Grant from The Connecticut Office of the Arts

We are excited to announce that Ben Quesnel, Alvarez Gallery artist and Clementina Arts Foundation member, has been granted the Artist Respond Grant from The Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA). The Artist Respond Grant and the Artist Relief Program were two response programs to the COVID-19 pandemic and, according to Connecticut’s official state website, it’s purpose […]

Jena Thomas featured in The Momentary’s State of the Art 2020

Jena Thomas’s Beautiful Dirty and In Search of Fun. Image: Ben Davis.

Artist Jena Thomas was featured in the opening of The Momentary, a new space for contemporary visual and performing arts on the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas.  The Momentary opened its doors this past February 22nd with “State of the Art,” an exhibition of American art, focused on contemporary artistic expressions created outside of traditional art hubs such as New York and Los Angeles.   The show was curated Lauren Haynes, curator of visual arts at The Momentary and curator of […]

Rex Prescott Walden’s artwork, included in the book “Miss Florence’s Artist Trees: Celebrating A Tradition Of Painted Palettes” by The Florence Griswold Museum

Rex Prescott

Miss Florence’s Artist Trees: Celebrating a Tradition of Painted Palettes, the 2019 book released by the Florence Griswold Museum, features the artwork of our artist: Rex Walden.  David D.J. Rau, Director of Education and Outreach of the museum, recounts on this book the Miss Florence’s Artist Trees project as a celebration of the 200 painted palettes gathered by […]