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Gowanus Open Studios 2017

It's that time of year again... this weekend, October 21-22, is Gowanus Open Studios the beloved annual event here in Gowanus, Brooklyn where over 350 artists open their studios to the general public.

Books and prints from Unnatural Kingdom will be available in two locations:

SAT & SUN, October 21-22, 12pm - 6pm - Photographer Miska Draskoczy's home studio at 698 Sackett Street #2R, Brooklyn (GOS map location #30). Come check out prints, books, and new projects in progress.

SAT & SUN, October 21-22, 12pm - 6pm - There will be a table outside of 543 Union St., Brooklyn, showing the Gowanus Wild photo book and other Unnatural Kingdom publications. The two locations are just a few blocks away from each other so feel free to hit up both!

There's tons to see and do during the Gowanus Open Studios weekend, so don't miss it! You can find maps, artist studio listings, and other visitor info on the Arts Gowanus website.

Finally, check out some of the great press rolling in as Miska Draskoczy's studio made it on to several shortlists for Gowanus Open Studios:

Hyperallergic Your Concise Guide to Gowanus Open Studios 2017

Brownstoner 6 Artists to See at This Year’s Edition of Gowanus Open Studios

DNAinfo 12 Things to Do in Your Brooklyn Neighborhood This Weekend

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Philadelphia Art Book Fair & Cultural Traffic New York

Philadelphia Art Book Fair & Cultural Traffic New York

Unnatural Kingdom will be participating in two upcoming book fairs this month, come see us in Philly or NYC!
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Gowanus Wild launch parties

The Gowanus Wild books are now officially printed (they look awesome) and we now have some official launch party and show dates set up:

Thursday, November 17th, 7-9pm - Launch party and artist talk

Gowanus Canal Conservancy
543 Union Street, Brooklyn
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Featuring an artist talk with Miska Draskoczy and Gowanus Canal Conservancy director Andrea Parker. Brooklyn Brewery beer and light snacks will be served.

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Sunday, December 4th, 4-6pm - Launch party and artist talk
December 1st-4th - Exhibition of Gowanus Wild prints

Gowanus Souvenir Shop
567 Union St, Brooklyn

Featuring an artist talk with Miska Draskoczy and photo editor Emily Shornick. A selection of prints from Gowanus Wild will be on view at the shop from December 1st-4th.

If you live in the NYC area, please join us for one of these events where you'll have the opportunity to pick up a signed copy of the book.

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Gowanus Wild selected for 7th Annual Photobook show

Gowanus Wild has been selected for the 7th Annual Photobook show at Davis Orton Gallery and the Griffin Museum of Photography. 20 books curated by Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director & Curator of the Griffin Museum and Karen Davis, Curator/Co-owner of Davis Orton Gallery will be featured in a travelling exhibition at both the gallery and museum. A reception at Davis Orton Gallery in Hudson, NY on Saturday November 19th, 6-8pm will be followed by a reception and exhibition in early 2017 at the Griffin Museum in Winchester, MA, dates TBD.

Full book list and further details here.

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Gowanus Open Studios 2016

Gowanus Open Studios 2016

This weekend, October 15-16, is Gowanus Open Studios, the beloved annual event here in Gowanus, Brooklyn where over 350 artists open their studios to the general public.

I will have very limited advance copies of Gowanus Wild available for Gowanus Open Studios so please stop by and check it out (or purchase online, ships 11/15). I'll also have prints and other projects, books, and works in progress on display at my home studio. I'll be jumping around a bit for the weekend so here's the details:

  • Saturday, October 15th, 12pm - 4pm - I'll be at the Gowanus Canal Conservancy's block party, 431 Carroll St., Brooklyn, showing the Gowanus Wild photo book.

  • Saturday, October 15th, 12pm - 6pm - My home studio will be open to visitors at 698 Sackett Street #2R, Brooklyn. Come check out prints, books, and new projects in progress (I'll be a few blocks away though at the 431 Carroll St. location above).
  • Sunday, October 16th, 12pm - 6pm - I'll be set up with Arts Gowanus in the lobby of 543 Union St., Brooklyn, showing the Gowanus Wild photo book.
  • Sunday, October 16th, 12pm - 6pm - My home studio will be open to visitors at 698 Sackett Street #2R, Brooklyn. Come check out prints, books, and new projects in progress (I'll be a few blocks away though at the 543 Union St. location above).

    There is also a great show of Gowanus Wild prints currently up at Nu Hotel at 85 Smith Street, which is participating as a sponsor of Gowanus Open Studios this year. Stop by and check them out if you're in the area!

    There's tons to see and do during the Gowanus Open Studios weekend, so don't miss it! You can find maps, artist studio listings, and other visitor info on the Arts Gowanus website.

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