Magical figures are
coming out of the blank walls of room 2C as Ivey Balderson
struggles with his tools and mixes of "yeso" and
other materials to create an unique universe of his own
where his characters, forms and shapes colide and interact
in what seems to be a peaceful dialogue. The artist's transformation
of the walls of 2C will be shown in March.
to me is relieving and expressing a mood or a feeling from
inside, subconscious as well as registrations and interpretations
of everyday life social, emotional and general. I do whatever
it takes to create that certain feeling." says Albin
Wiberg who came from Sweden to participate in our art project.
In two weeks of work he expressed himself in the walls of
14C and marked NYC with his art.
It's great for the
Carlton Arms Art Project to have Katie Merz commited to paint
one of our rooms.
From Brooklyn, NY, Katie is nationally know for her particular
paintings, murals and projects. She is what we call an "iconic"
New York artist and having her paintings in our walls make
Parisian artist Eléonore Josso
showed her latest beautiful works at the Artbreak Hotel Gallery
in 2011 in an exhibit titled "Tempest in a Teapot."
This year she came back to participate in the Carlton Arms
Art Project and took her art to the walls of room 7D.
Young, talented and infatigable, her
works have been part of numerous exhibits in different cities
in Europe and the US.
Alex Wolkowicz is a Polish/German
photographer and artist resident in Liverpool/UK and Bonn/Germany.
Her work explores themes about our
relationship with the world and how we share it with each
other and other living things. Essentially tactile and documentary,
her work springs from her experience with photography, performance,
theatre and the creation of unique representations of places,
things and histories. She works with still and moving imagery
often with the addition of sound.
Photo exhibit in rooms 1A & 3A
Christina Dallas is a American artist
and photographer who's work is installation based,and not
digitally composed. Her photographs are created from her installations,
which are set up for the camera.
Her work seeks to speak of the magical and spiritual properties
of photography. The camera as a tool of documentation that
captures matter and acts as a conduit of light. She will be
exhibiting both her photographies and an installation.
"Dirty Laundry Darkroom"
Photo exhibit in room 4A
Darek Solarski, NY artist, photographer
and musician has been involved with the Carlton Arms Art Project
for almost 10 years.
Among other works he created room 11A in 2006 and the lobby's
mural 'Foyer Wall' in 2007.
Over the years, his photographs of events and artists working
in the hotel rooms accumulated to an interesting body of work that can be described as
documentary, abstract, bizarre.