First Friday West Philly

Add to Calendar Event Has Passed 2021-12-03 18:00:00 2021-12-03 22:00:00 America/New_York First Friday West Philly <p><strong>First Friday West Philly returns Friday, December 3rd with our very first solo gallery featuring neo-pop artist Josh Ruggeri!</strong></p> <h2>About this event</h2> <p>First Friday West Philly is psyched to introduce&nbsp;<a href="https://www.instagram.com/jruggs/">Joshua Ruggeri&nbsp;</a>as the featured artist for our first solo gallery. Join us on December 3 for an intimate look at Josh's work and exclusive access to Indie-Life x Josh Ruggeri merch. Come vibe with us at the Indie-Life Creative Studio and see how Josh uses a large arsenal of colorful mixed mediums and ‘found objects’ to give life and form to his style.</p> <p>‘Neo-Pop’ is the term often used for Joshua Ruggeri’s body of work. His artwork examines pop culture while combining the cult of celebrity, comic aesthetics and musical heroes to paint strong, projective narratives.</p> <p>Indie-Life Creative Studio</p> <p>FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2021</p> <p>5PM - 9PM</p> <p>4616 Baltimore Ave. 19143</p> <p>@indielifemedia</p> <p><strong>About The Artist</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/jruggs/">Joshua Ruggeri</a>&nbsp;uses a large arsenal of colorful mixed mediums and ‘found objects’ to just about anything he can get his hands on to give life and form to his style. Often using familiar visual signs, icons and ads and arranging them into explosive layered paintings, they demand attention.</p> <p>Joshua Ruggeri lives and paints full-time out of West Chester, Pennsylvania.</p> <p><strong>Gallery Hours</strong></p> <p>Starting in December, we'll be hosting open gallery hours throughout the week. The gallery will also be available by appointment. Stay tuned to learn more about our new hours!</p> <p><strong>Hang Day Series Live Stream</strong></p> <p>Take a peek behind-the-scenes as we hang the show! We'll learn all about Joshua's inspirations, process, and the motivations behind his vibrant work.</p> <p>The series is being co-produced with curators of only the finest and rarest new music from around the world,&nbsp;<a href="https://maggysrooftopaerial.com/">Maggie Thump Show (aka Magz FM)</a>.</p> First Friday West Philly, 4616 Baltimore Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19143
03 Dec 2021 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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First Friday West Philly returns Friday, December 3rd with our very first solo gallery featuring neo-pop artist Josh Ruggeri!

About this event

First Friday West Philly is psyched to introduce Joshua Ruggeri as the featured artist for our first solo gallery. Join us on December 3 for an intimate look at Josh's work and exclusive access to Indie-Life x Josh Ruggeri merch. Come vibe with us at the Indie-Life Creative Studio and see how Josh uses a large arsenal of colorful mixed mediums and ‘found objects’ to give life and form to his style.

‘Neo-Pop’ is the term often used for Joshua Ruggeri’s body of work. His artwork examines pop culture while combining the cult of celebrity, comic aesthetics and musical heroes to paint strong, projective narratives.

Indie-Life Creative Studio

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2021

5PM - 9PM

4616 Baltimore Ave. 19143

@indielifemedia

About The Artist

Joshua Ruggeri uses a large arsenal of colorful mixed mediums and ‘found objects’ to just about anything he can get his hands on to give life and form to his style. Often using familiar visual signs, icons and ads and arranging them into explosive layered paintings, they demand attention.

Joshua Ruggeri lives and paints full-time out of West Chester, Pennsylvania.

Gallery Hours

Starting in December, we'll be hosting open gallery hours throughout the week. The gallery will also be available by appointment. Stay tuned to learn more about our new hours!

Hang Day Series Live Stream

Take a peek behind-the-scenes as we hang the show! We'll learn all about Joshua's inspirations, process, and the motivations behind his vibrant work.

The series is being co-produced with curators of only the finest and rarest new music from around the world, Maggie Thump Show (aka Magz FM).