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Workshop: Women Sculptors & the Female Figure

For Women's History Month, sculptor Barbara Lubliner will give an illustrated talk and hands-on sculpture workshop at the Mid-Manhattan branch of the New York Public Library. She will share about figurative sculptors that have inspired her, giving highlights of historic, famous, as well as some little known women sculptors. 

After looking at sculptures depicting the female figure and an experiential exercise, participants will use plastilina to create their own expressive figure. No experience with art necessary, all materials will be provided. For Adults Age 18+.

Registration opens March 19th. Register online or at a reference desk at Mid-Manhattan Library.   

Women Sculptors and Female Figures: 
Creators and Creations

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street
Room 67A
(Entrance on 42nd Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues)
New York, NY, 10018
(212) 340-0863

Sponsored by Sculptors Alliance, the workshop is free.


Lively Sky, 2019, by Barbara Lubliner, monoprint that uses an Edison Price Lighting laser cut aluminum sheet to emboss the paper , 22 x 30 inches

ReVISION 2 features artwork made with materials collected from the Edison Price Lighting company's Long Island City factory. 

Exhibiting Artists: 
Barbara Lubliner, Bernard Klevickas, Chase Pashkowich, Christina Massey, Elizabeth Riley, Francine Perlman, Irene Christensen, Jaynie Crimmins, Jeffrey Allen Price, Ken Weisensee, Mary Pinto

January 23 - November 13, 2019
Opening Reception: Wednesday, January 23
        5:30 pm Art of Lighting tour, 1 AIA and NCQLP credit
        6:30 - 8:30 pm reception

Edison Price Lighting Gallery
41-50 22nd Street
Long Island City, NY 11101

Atmospheric Perspectives

"Interplay" by Barbara Lubliner 

Contemporary Approaches to a Traditional Technique

A Group Exhibition of artist members from the NY Artists Circle
Curated by Christina Massey

Atmospheric or aerial perspective refers to the traditional painting technique of creating an illusion of depth or distance by making objects appear less detailed and typically bluer than nearer objects, traditionally utilized in creating realistic landscapes. It is described as the air and all the particles in it, from dust to pollution that lingers between the eye of the viewer to the distant object that is the subject.

Contemporary perspective of what exists in that air is vastly different however than in past eras. These artists touch on the subjects of smog and pollution, that our air is full of invisible wifi signals, consider thoughts and ideas as objects floating in the air, and inspect the connection to our larger celestial atmosphere which is full of satellites that can cut through all of that distance taking incredibly detailed photographs.

This exhibition takes a new approach to visualizing what exactly is the air we breathe and live in today. How that air shifts and moves through storms, thought forms and energetic waves and how everything from science to social philosophies creates that atmospheric haze that alters how we view our contemporary landscape. The overall exhibition will still highlight that gray and bluish tone of the traditional atmospheric perspective but with pops of an orange-copper glow symbolic of more modern sunsets. These color choices hinting at that technical artistic training and understanding each artist holds despite their choice to forego the traditional landscape in their imagery.

Artists Include:
Beth Barry, Fran Beallor, Yvette Cohen, Jane Dell, Karen Fitzgerald, Pauline Galiana, Elanor Goldstein, Peggy Klineman, Barbara Lubliner, Elizabeth Mead, Gammy Miller, Janie Milstein, Linda Lee Nicholas, Anne Raymond, Phyliss Rosser, Andra Samelson, Linda Schmidt, Linda Stillman, Audrey Stone, Robin Tedesco

Contemporary Approaches to a Traditional Technique
December 21, 2018 - January 19, 2019

Chashama Art Space
485 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10022

Gallery Hours: 
Tuesday - Saturday 12-6 pm
Closed on Dec 24, Dec 25, Dec 31, and Jan 1

Chashama supports the process of artists by giving them space to create and present.

Look at Plastic Differently with Barbara Lubliner

Barbara Lubliner, a Sculptors Alliance teaching artists will present mini, hands-on, Upcycle Workshops as part of an Environmental themed Trivia Night put on by SoHo Broadway Initiative.

What:  SoHo Broadway Trivia Night Vol. 2
Where: Artists & Fleas SoHo, 568 Broadway, New York, NY 10012
When: Thursday, September 27th from 5:30pm – 8:00pm 
RSVP Required: Space is limited, please RSVP here.

World Cleanup Day: Plastic to Art video with Barbara Lubliner

12,780,774 people in 144 countries participated in cleanups on September 15, 2018 - World Cleanup Day.

For the World Cleanup Day broadcast, I was interviewed about my art made of plastic castoffs. 
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