West Poplar: Ridge Avenue Galleries Leave Imprint On Local Art Scene

West Poplar: Ridge Avenue Galleries Leave Imprint On Local Art Scene

Tina Rocha, co-founder of the Cerulean Arts gallery, recently left her job as an architect to focus on the gallery full time, which has been open for 15 years. Located on Ridge Avenue, a corridor that when passing through West Poplar does not appear to be commercially hospitable, the gallery was forward thinking, said Rocha. […]

 

Eraserhood: PhilaMOCA serves as a blank canvas for rising artists

Eraserhood: PhilaMOCA serves as a blank canvas for rising artists

Standing in what once upon a time was a showroom for tombstones, the Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art (PhilaMOCA) is alive and kicking thanks to the city’s thriving underground arts community. The multipurpose art venue hosts more than 250 events each year such as fashion showcases, musical performances and film premieres. With a negotiable rental […]