Arts & Entertainment: Sculpture Gym Offers Creative Workspace for Rent

Arts & Entertainment: Sculpture Gym Offers Creative Workspace for Rent

Put away your water bottles, sneakers and hand weights and take out your paint brushes and beads. The Philadelphia Sculpture Gym on Frankford Avenue is inspiring people to take off their sweaty socks and pull on a painter’s smock. The facility opened more than two years ago when founder Darla Jackson did not have access to large-scale art […]

 

Kensington: Five Places You Need to Know

Kensington: Five Places You Need to Know

Kensington is home to some of the city’s most well-known art galleries and storefronts, from bizarre sculptures, like that of the man pictured above in the PaperMill Community of Artists, to American-made accessories and exhibitions featuring the countries most seasoned artists.                                 […]

 By Tyler Sablich and Maxwell Reil

Arts & Entertainment: Five People Making a Difference

Arts & Entertainment: Five People Making a Difference

Philadelphia presents itself as a city where artists can not only do what they love as a career, but they can also live comfortably while doing so. Without the people who help network, teach and spotlight these artists, that may not be the case. 1. Carl David (above) is the president of David David Gallery, […]

 By: Chris McAndrew and Joe Fricker

Fishtown: Philadelphia Sculpture Gym Works to Promote Local Art

Fishtown: Philadelphia Sculpture Gym Works to Promote Local Art

[vimeo 77004288] Located in the heart of Fishtown, the Philadelphia Sculpture Gym offers Philadelphians a place to both view various forms of amazing local art and an outlet to create some of their own. Founded in March 2012 on the strength of a $20,000 grant awarded by the Knight Foundation’s Arts Challenge, the Sculpture Gym opened […]