Artists of EyeLounge
January 24 – March 8, 2015
Opening Reception - Friday, January 30, 2015 • 7-10pm
The Vision Gallery proudly presents “Self-Made: 15 years of eye lounge,”intriguing retrospective of artworks produced by the downtown Phoenix artist collective, eye lounge. Artworks by eye lounge’s past and present members will push the boundaries of contemporary art. Each artist brings a plethora of talent in a variety of mediums.
Eye lounge, a collective, artist-run, contemporary art space committed to fostering emerging and established visual artists is located in downtown Phoenix. The collective was founded in 2000 and has hosted numerous group exhibitions. eye lounge moved to its permanent location in December, 2001 and has been featured in local and national press including Sunset Magazine, Art In America, ArtNews, Phoenix New Times, Shade Magazine Java and many others. The collective participates as a shuttle stop for Artlink First Fridays and is a founding member of Roosevelt Row.
“As a current member of eye lounge, I am honored to be a part of a this historic group of artists making work in Phoenix and supporting the growing cultural community on Roosevelt Row. I am thankful for the opportunity eye lounge has provided me to further develop my work and to share it with a wider audience. Working as part of this collective to present quality exhibitions with professionalism while maintaining the standards past members have set has been an experience I wouldn't get anywhere else and is invaluable to my journey as a professional contemporary artist.”
- ceramic artist, Constance McBride