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Family: Blood or Bond
Curator: Orestes Gonzalez

Opening reception
Saturday, September 16
, 6-9pm

On view: September 14 - October 29 during gallery hours: Thursday & Friday, 5-9pm, and Saturday & Sunday, 2-9pm.

This exhibition encourages audiences and artists to celebrate the idea of family, and asks: What makes a family? Is it the unit that we were born into? Or the group that we identify and spend time with? Is it the people we trained and work with, the group we schooled with, the club we go to, the building that we live in, or the church we belong to? Or the ones we live with today?

The exhibition pr
esents works in all mediums: Painting, photography, installation, sculpture, video.

Featured Artists:

Paria Ahmadi
Darren Aponte
Marissa Apstein
Hitomi Arai Adams
Joan Benefiel
Janet Bruesselbach
Liliana Caruana
Sandra Cavanagh
Juan José Cielo
Daniel Cordani
Patricia Dahlman &
Michael Dal Cerro
Adrian DiMetriou
Sheryl Renee Dobson
Isa Dorvillier
Manuel A. Elías
Guinevere Ellsworth
Bryan Fox
Kathryn Frund
Honglip Gang
Andrea Geller
Orestes Gonzalez

Audrey Gottlieb
Cynthia Grant
Anna Grevenitis
Luisa Henao
Natalie Jacobs
Elham Kalantari
Kyeongseo Kim
Hongbin Kim
Merve Kıyak Sahin
June Kosloff
Ivana Larrosa
Joseph Lawrence
Sanggi Lee
Ping Ping Lin
Marisa Lucchese
Arwa Mahmoud
Lauren McArthur
Jennifer Merdjan
Richard Meyer
Jillian Michalski
Melissa Middleberg
Barbara Nitke

Melisa Qquelcca
Christopher Quinones
Larry Racioppo
Leela Ramotar
Matt Rosenbaum
Susan Rosenberg Jones
Alicia Rothman
Zach Rothman Hicks
Linn Saffer
James Seffens
Anna Selle
Adele Shtern
Katrina Slavik
Steven Speliotis
Dana Stirling
Richard Valentin
Carlos Daniel Vargas
Sara Ware Howsam
Nina Weinberg Doran
Larry Willoughby Jr.

Admission is free. Schedule subject to change.
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Culture Lab LIC is a nonprofit organization. This exhibition is one part of our overall mission to bring the arts, in all forms, to the LIC community we serve. If you'd like to help, by volunteering, donating or becoming a member, visit

Culture Lab LIC
5-25 46th Avenue, Long Island City, New York, NY 11101


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