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The Fountain Gallery Presents TEXTING, Now thru 2/26

Fountain Gallery, located at 702 Ninth Avenue in New York City and representing artists with mental illness, announces the exhibition TEXTING. This group show of artworks incorporating text will be on view from January 9 through February 26, 2014, with an Opening Reception tonight, January 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. Gallery hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m.

TEXTING, curated by Suzanne Murphy, features more than 30 works, including: Brenda Collie's "Shades of Thought" (oil and paper on canvas); Ann Fischman's "The Sick Rose" (mixed media on wood); Anthony Newton's "Through My Own Eyes" (mixed media on matte board); and Keith Pavia's "Curves" (oil on canvas panel and wood). Also on view in the exhibition are works by Davida Adedjouma, Susan

Baus, Lorrie Berman, Azure Bourne, Laurel Burns, Carleton Cordier, Kate Davis, Jonathan Glass, and Alyson Vega.

Fountain Gallery is the premier venue in New York City representing artists with mental illness. Founded by Fountain House in 2000 as a not-for-profit exhibition space for its member-artists living and working with mental illness, the Gallery sells original artworks and collaborates with a wide network of artists, curators and cultural institutions. Embracing artists who are emerging or established, trained or self-taught, Fountain Gallery cultivates artistic growth and makes a vital contribution to the New York arts community.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and by generous support from The

Jarvis & Constance Doctorow Family Foundation and The Renate, Hans and Maria Hofmann Trust.

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