“PAINTINGS, PRINTS & DRAWINGS FROM BURNING MAN” Artist Arnold Wechsler Work Exhibited at The Carter Burden Center for the Aging’s Gallery 307
“Paintings, Prints & Drawings from Burning Man” will feature the art of 81-year-old artist Arnold Wechsler. The solo show at Gallery 307 will showcase Mr. Wechsler’s oil and acrylic paintings, drawings on paper, charcoal works and etchings. Located in Chelsea, Gallery 307 is The Carter Burden Center’s program which gives a voice to professional older artists, self-taught artists and artists with special needs.
Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, Mr. Wechsler has been part of the New York art scene for over 40 years and has gained international recognition with his avant-garde works. He graduated with art degrees from the School of Visual Arts and Columbia University and taught fine arts in the New York City public school system for seven years. He has shown his work at galleries throughout Europe and New York, including Westbeth’s Artist Housing, where he has lived for over 40 years.
EXHIBIT DATES: September 15, 2011 – October 6, 2011 Tues. – Sat. 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Gallery 307 307 Seventh Avenue, Suite 1401
FOR INFORMATION: Please call (646) 400-5254
Gallery 307 brings quality arts programming through workshops for seniors throughout the city taught by skilled professional artists. The Carter Burden Center for the Aging, Inc. is a non-profit agency established in 1971 by the late Carter Burden when he was a New York City Councilman. The mission is to promote the well-being of older adults through a broad array of direct social services and volunteer programs oriented to individual, family and community needs. The Carter Burden Center is dedicated to supporting the efforts of older people to live independently, safely and with dignity. For more information, please visit www.carterburdencenter.org.