This Month on the Loop

2nd & LOMA Leasing Office

211 N. Market Street Wilmington, DE 19801 655-0124 2ndandloma.com
It's Just Paint: Beverly Ross Motorcycle Drippings Art
The Ride by Beverly Ross

Beverly Ross is the founder, creator and designer of Anywhere Anytime It Is Paint Time With Bev and Motorcycles Drippings Art. She travels the eastern shore and surrounding areas selling her art. In the past year, she has traveled from New York and Northern New Jersey to the top of the skyline drive in Southern Virginia show casing her Motorcycle Drippings art work. Come follow Bev on her journey.

Also in attendance will be AP Jewelers - One Of A Kind Designs by April Pechickjian specializing in semi-precious, vintage stones, Swarvorski Crystals and sterling silver. Join us for a night of art and happy hour from 5-8pm. Everyone is welcome!

City of Wilmington's Redding Gallery

800 N. French Street Wilmington, DE 19801 (302) 576-2100 cityfestwilm.com/redding-gallery
World Traveler Collection by Bryant Small
Tokyo by Bryant Small

The World Traveler Collection is inspired by the colors and energies of cities throughout the world. The cities highlighted in this vibrant series feature destinations that Artist Bryant Small has visited or aspired to explore. This large scaled body of work was created during Bryant's recent Artist Residency with ESKFF- Eileen Kaminsky Family Foundation at the Mana Contemporary. From Istanbul to Nairobi, New Orleans to Bali, this collection is a love letter to Bryant's unwavering wanderlust.

Curated by Cheryl & Christopher Mack of Bridge Arts. Join us for the Art Loop reception from 5-7pm.

Bryant Small is an Award-Winning artist. Bryant has a love of culture, color and all things sparkling. In his art, he loves to toe the line of free abstraction with vibrant color blending and pushing beyond pretty. His Alcohol Ink pieces are free flowing, unpredictable and levitate from the page.

Chris White Gallery

701 Shipley St. Wilmington, DE 19801 chriswhitegallery.com (302) 601-1160
“Serious Play” solo art exhibit by Roderick Hidalgo
Holo3 cubed by Rick Hidalgo

Roderick Hidalgo is a self-taught artist and gallery owner in Hockessin, Delaware. His work can be found in private collections across the United States as well as in Canada. His work has been featured at the Chris White Gallery where he served on the Chris White Gallery Committee that curates its exhibitions. Most recently, Hidalgo's works have been displayed in a solo exhibition at the Delaware Contemporary. He has also curated exhibitions in partnerships with CreateInWilm, ART WRX, and Moving Parts Collective, and has also worked as the lead mural artist for the Creative Vision Factory at the Chris Sturmfels Youth Center. He was featured in Issue X of Create! Magazine. Hidalgo opened his own gallery, RH Gallery & Studios, in 2017 and presents bi-monthly art exhibitions showcasing local and international artists. The studio space is rented out to local artists. He teaches art at Wilmington's Nativity Preparatory School, and he was presented with Capital One Bank's Wilmington Art Program Honorarium award. He is the recipient of the Delaware Contemporary’s 2019 Gretchen Cummins Hupfel Award.

Artist Statement: “My works are a composition of visual art and science; bringing the two together to re-create specific natural elements of the environments that surround us in our daily lives. My work is about a deeper understanding of and connection with each other, and a focus on mindful intentionalism, which enables me to notice small, seemingly insignificant details and incorporate them into my work. I combine organic compounds, powdered pigments, beeswax, and liquid resin, a unique process that has allowed me to create art that evokes life in all forms, down to pieces that even have a ‘cellular’ aesthetic. The marrying of these mediums is the beauty: the pieces themselves are like little habitats, almost as if the canvas becomes a living entity.”

Delaware College of Art and Design (DCAD)

600 N. Market St. Wilmington, DE 19801 (302) 622-8000 www.dcad.edu/gallery
Constance M. Simon: The Making of Art & Artists
Crystal Grid by Constance M. Simon

Don't miss this special exhibition featuring works by visual artist and longtime Delaware College of Art and Design (DCAD) professor Constance (Connie) M. Simon (1947-2021) before it closes! Twenty of Connie’s 37 years as a Wilmington resident were spent teaching in DCAD’s Fine Art Department. As a professor, Connie inspired and motivated not only students and faculty, but the entire DCAD community. While many know Connie as a generous, kind, and supportive professor, she was also a prolific artist.

With an impressive exhibition resume spanning 50 years, Connie’s work has been featured solo and group shows across the country. This retrospective of her drawings and paintings — many inspired by her travels — pays tribute to her commitment to her creative process. Her impact as a professor is in many ways immeasurable if it were not for the 1000+ DCAD alumni who benefited from the curricula she developed, and which still underpins the College’s Foundation Year curriculum. Her presence will continue to be felt at the DCAD for years to come. We invite you to join in this celebration of her life and artistry. Join us for the Art Loop reception from 5-7pm.

Image courtesy of Delaware Division of the Arts

Gallery at 919

919 N. Market Street Wilmington, DE 19801 (302) 298-1542
Landscapes, Light and Other Things. Large and Small Paintings of John R. C. Dorchester
Buttercup by John Dorcester

This impressive, handsome, gallery space hosts 28 landscapes, interiors, rural and urban paintings featuring scenes from Southeastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York and Canada. Join us for the Art Loop reception with live music and snacks to meet the artist from 5-7pm. Wine and cheese - mingle and talk with the artist.

A graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Mr. Dorchester is a nationally recognized American Artist. His work is infused with an uncanny sense of light and space that has attracted collectors across the United States, Europe and Canada. John's paintings have been exhibited in Museums, galleries and exhibitions across the United States and have garnered numerous awards. He recently won Second Prize at the Studio Landscape Exhibition at the prestigious Salmagundi Club, NY, NY. and his painting, The Red Door, was used in Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine to promote the Salmagundi Club's exhibit.

For sales, please contact the artist directly at 610-565-3836 or John@johndorchester.net or visit his website: www.johndorchester.net.

Gallery at Grace Church

900 North Washington St. Wilmington, DE 19801 (302) 331-0719 gracechurchwilmington.org
Phat Vuong
Salt Marshes by Phat Vuong

This collection is a series inspired by his experiences in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah Valley, and salt marshes of Virginia. These paintings also include paintings inspired from the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. The works are acrylic on wood panel.

Phat Vuong was born in Vietnam and came to the US early in life. He studied painting and drawing at James Madison University in Virginia where he received his Bachelors of Fine Art. He has exhibited and been an award recipient in local shows in Virginia as well as galleries in Harrisonburg and Charlottesville, Virginia. He enjoys plein air painting and also gathering sketches and photos from adventures in nature to inspire his paintings in his home studio.

Mezzanine Gallery at the Carvel State Building

820 N. French Street Wilmington, DE 19801 (302) 577-8278 arts.delaware.gov
Maia Palmer: Making the Invisible, Visible
Migraine Dos and Don'ts by Maia Palmer

The Delaware Division of the Arts is pleased to present a selection of works on paper by Individual Artist Fellow, Maia Palmer, which runs through November 23. Join us for the Art Loop Reception from 5-7pm.

The Grand Opera House / baby grand

818 N. Market St. Wilmington, DE 19801 (302) 658-7897 thegrandwilmington.org
Grand Gallery: The Wilmington International Exhibition of Photography
baby grand Gallery: The Madwoman of the Bog by Beth Trepper
Show hours from 5-7pm
Mallard Drake by Mitch Adolph
The Madwoman of the Bog by Beth Trepper

Grand Gallery: The Wilmington International Exhibition of Photography


Since 1934 the Delaware Photographic Society has sponsored the Wilmington Exhibition of International Photography. Photographers from all over the world enter this prestigious exhibit showing their remarkable interpretations of people and places worldwide.

You are invited to view a selection of award-winning prints from the 2020 Wilmington International Exhibition of Photography.

Baby grand Gallery: Beth Trepper


Beth Trepper: Ireland, my ancestral homeland, has beckoned me to her shores more than twenty times, many accompanied by my beloved partner, Bill. Hiking daily from the door of our rural seaside cottage in the rugged west of Ireland, we grew intimately familiar with the mountains, rivers and bog land of this gorgeous country.

Bill passed in 2014. My world was rocked; I was forever changed. I had no idea how I would forge a life without him, and I certainly never expected to return to Ireland.

But I did. Something drew me back, again and again. Ireland stirs my soul, nourishes me, bathes me in her warmth, her stirring music and breathtaking beauty. Like an intimate friend, she has helped me through my grief and brought joy back into my life.

“The Madwoman of the Bog” was inspired by my loss. To this day, when I walk the green fields and barren plains of Ireland, I look for Bill. I feel his presence, I hear his laughter. I long for him. I always will. I began to imagine a woman, so overcome with grief when her lover vanishes, that she spends eternity searching for him. Her story is more tragic than mine, yet I feel her pain and despair. I have spent the last several years shooting self-portraits to illustrate my poem. Nowhere in Ireland is there a more mysterious and mythical region than the bog - the ancient natural wetlands from where peat is harvested for fuel, where an entire ecosystem of plants and wildlife are sustained, and from where some of Ireland’s greatest legends originate.

What better place than the bog for the Madwoman to appear, to haunt the landscape, to launch her epic, futile journey?

NextFab Wilmington

503 N. Tatnall Street Wilmington, DE 19801 nextfab.com
Group show in multiple showrooms
Laser Engraved Tree Form Silhouette by Eric Zippe
Crown Me Serena Clutch by Cherne Altovise

Come tour our NextFab Wilmington in-person in this open house-style event from 5-8pm. We’ll be facilitating rolling tours of our spaces where you’ll have the opportunity to see our equipment-packed shops, including the woodshop, 2D and 3D printing labs, laser cutting studios, electronics, and more. Meet other members as they work on their latest projects, and get all your questions answered about membership, your own projects and ideas, shops, and more.

Spaceboy Clothing

706 N. Market Street Wilmington, DE 19801 (302) 225-9781 spaceboyclothing.com
1st OPEN HOUSE event and Clothing Drop

Featuring collabs with local artists: Jess Slavik, Andy Lynch, Lindsay Marie & Jack Tankersley. Also check out our fresh new selection of Vintage clothing, Graphic Tees, gifts, accessories & more! Music provided by Dj CHAD with free tastings. Join us from 6-9 pm for the opening reception.

UAE Open Studios

1500 N. Walnut Street Wilmington, DE 19801 cityfestwilm.com
Studio Artists Cony Madariaga, Freddy Ruiz, JaQuanne Leroy & Stef Hamill

Come tour and talk with our current Studio Artists at the brand new UAE Open Studios from 5-8pm. Cider and other Fall refreshments will be available in our Community Room. Learn about upcoming events by following @Cityfestwilm on Instagram.

Bridge Art Gallery @ New Castle County Chamber of Commerce Office

920 Justison Street Wilmington, DE 19801 (302) 249-2184 bridgeartgallery.net
Creative Mithila Art Exhibition
Mantramugdha Mesmerized by Nupur Nishith

Nupur Nishith is New Jersey based artist inspired by the art from her birthplace, Mithila or Madhubani paintings, an ancient folk art from India. Over the years, Nupur has evolved this ancient art form into her own distinct style by fusing the contemporary ideas with the traditional art using modern tools.

The Mithila Art form is famous for the details in the paintings in a flat two-dimensional perspective with no shading or overlapping. Taking it to the next level, Nupur draws inspiration for her art from day-to-day experiences and surroundings. She visualizes objects and situations in perspective to create the symbolic motifs and designs which makes her art unique and distinct. Mithila paintings use natural and bright colors with symbolic distinct features.

Join us for the Art Loop reception from 5-8pm with live music and refreshments.

The Delaware Contemporary

200 South Madison St. Wilmington, DE 19801 (302) 656-6466 decontemporary.org
RECYCLED, John Breakey
Glassblowing Demonstration by Corning Museum

OPENING EXHIBITION: John Breakey

Because each of these works never really satisfied, because all needed to be reworked-sometimes drastically-to take them to a conclusion, I titled the show Recycled. Some resisted my process until I better understood what potential they held. Others just required some time aside until I caught up with them, often, I was never really able to see the final result until it was right there in front of me. That they are shown in the gallery means a work is finally done.

Corning Museum of Glass Mobile Hot Shop at The Delaware Contemporary! Demonstrations and tours will be open to the general public during The Delaware Contemporary’s First Friday Art Loop event. Art Loop reception from 5-9pm with cash bar. Live Music by Mike Lucente.

Blue Streak Gallery

1721 Delaware Ave. Wilmington, DE 19806 (302) 429-0506
"Something to Crow About-" Paintings by Sarah Yeoman & William Spiker, Sculpture
Sheryl Crow by William Spiker
Something to Crow About by Sarah Yeoman

Join us for the Art Loop reception from 5-7pm, which also features Anne Patrizi's bird objects. On Thursday November 10th from 5-7pm, we will have Vera Graaf"s Book Signing, "Virgin Territories, Tales of a Caribbean Movie Theater.

Howard Pyle Studio

1305 N. Franklin St. Wilmington, DE 19806 (302) 656-7304 howardpylestudio.org
Group show by The Studio Group artists
The Bad Side by Tamara Hutchinson

Check out the newest works by members of the Studio Group at the Historic Howard Pyle Studios. An informal open studio on Friday, November 4, from 5:00 to 7:30 pm.

Kevin Melloy Studio

110 South Union St Wilmington, DE 19805 (302) 425-4900
Kevin Melloy Caribbean artwork & Joshua Morton "Path of Least Resistance"
Path of least Resistance by Joshua Morton

New York native Joshua Morton calls his style "Chaotic Rhythms." He considers the art a self-portrait of his mind, like a diary echoing the essence of his being. Kevin Melloy, native Delawarean's art is a whimsical fauvist style incorporating his love of nature and the Caribbean.

Premiere the new Kevin Melloy Studio located on the South Union St Corridor. Some music, refreshments, and a tour of this live work space from 5-8pm.

Arden's Buzz Ware Village Center

2119 The Highway, Arden Wilmington, DE 19810 (302) 981-4811 ardenbuzz.com
Nina Silverman: 'Nature's Place'
Garden of Earthly Delights by Nina Silverman

Local observations from DE, PA & NJ in mixed media and collage. Join us for the Art Loop reception with complimentary refreshments from 5:30-8:30pm.

Bellefonte Arts

803C Brandywine Blvd. Wilmington, DE 19809 (302) 762-4278
The Mount Pleasant High School Visual Arts Program
Photography by Mt Pleasant Student

The Mount Pleasant High School Visual Arts Program is happy to be collaborating with Bellefonte Arts as their featured artist for November's Art Loop the artwork being presented range from photography, painting, drawing, and a variety of sculptural elements from 25 students.

COCA Pop-Up Gallery

3829 Kennett Pike, Powder Mill Square Greenville, DE 19807 (302) 218-4411
Group show of local artists

COCA Pop Up Gallery features many local artists including Shirley Rigby, Catherine Bosk, Max Savaiko, Marty Barnes, Sarah Baptist, Diane Hulse, Betsy Greer, Caroline Chen and more! From small to large pieces, we have something for every budget. Join us for the Art Loop reception from 5:30-8:30pm.

Station Gallery

3999 Kennett Pike Greenville, DE 19807 (302) 654-8638 stationgallery.net
“Sunlight Event”, Michele Green
Rehoboth Breakwater by Michele Green

Michele Green describes her work as painted experiences on canvas. The artist will also be signing copies of her second book release “The Island Bruised Blue” during the Opening Reception from 5-8pm.