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Mark Weiss, Barbara Galazo, Sharon Falk

Skylight Gallery NYC
538 West 29th Street, Second floor, 212-629-3131 x248
February 25 - April 2, 2010
Reception: Thursday, February 25, 6 - 9 PM
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Skylight Gallery presents three solo exhibitions by artists Mark Weiss, Barbara Galazzo and Sharon Falk.

Mark Weiss has been a painter for 34 years. He has exhibited extensively throughout the USA and internationally. His content revolves around an interest in the “ interior world, the language of the psyche.

Mark has a degree in Psychology from Albany University and studied art at The Art Students League in NYC. He received a fellowship from the Bogliasco Foundaton to paint in Italy for a year and recently has completed a series of books on his 34 years of artmaking. Currently, he’s working on a collaborative project with the poet Robert Bly, combining poems and paintings.

Robert Bly says of Mark Weiss’s work: “I regard him as one of the most brilliant of the younger American painters. He is moving with great courage in a direction that few others find themselves able to go. Mark Weiss, by his tremendous skill in color and gesture, is able to move convincingly into places where demons and the divinities can can be seen by us all.”

Barbara Galazzo is a fused glass artist originally from New Orleans, LA. Her work has been shown nationally and internationally in numerous galleries, museums, and commercial installations. Her work has been auctioned at the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia; Urban Glass in New York, and WGBY Public Television. Some of her exhibitions include Bullseye Glass at [email protected], Portland, Oregon; the Art Institute of Chicago Museum, Chicago, ILL; the Chicago S.O.F.A. show, Chicago, ILL; the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, KY. In 2003 her “Boat – Collage Series” was a Niche award nominee and in 2004 the “Ribbon Sculpture – Collage Series” won a Niche Magazine Award.

In addition to creating her own work, Sharon Falk is a graphic artist for ABC News, and worked at NBC for several years on The Today Show, and The Montel Williams Show. She has taught drawing at Bergen Community College, and painting at Pace University, and Westchester Community College; and has been the recipient of artist residencies in Santa Fe, New Mexico; Woodstock, New York; and Gatlinburg Tennessee; Sharon Falk received the Paula Rhodes award from the School of Visual Arts, and her work is collected widely in numerous private and corporate collections.
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