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Nice Things Handmade
1731 E. Passyunk Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(267) 455-0256
Nice Things Handmade sells ceramics, jewelry, apparel, prints and fine art accessories from artists around Philadelphia and across the country.

Nice Things Handmade features artists and designers from near and far including:

rogue-theory
brookiellen designs
birdqueen designs by gretchen diehl
girls can tell
salty and sweet
pink andie
grand circus
mike geno
gritty city candles
rachel ink
raw toast design
yardsale press
dark cycle clothing
my zoetrope
krista peel
claire mcdermott
red boots designs
yuko nishigaki
hoggwash
lisa volta
dude and chick cards
bath tub jungle jewelry
dahling accessories by gretchen j miller
jaden remy designs

ONE NIGHT ONLY //

The role between subject and observer is blurred. Images form organically, rejecting the manufactured and mechanical as scenes develop naturally, almost accidentally as if chance led the viewer. Deriving inspiration from natural moments of life occurring around him, Jon finds ways to layer modern life with faded past.

Though a photographer and video director by trade, Jonathan’s work delves into the grit of life, stirring a wistful melancholy in each of his pieces. His pieces are playful and emphasize the profound in single, simple moments.

Breathing life into old images that have been discarded, collecting dust, never be used again, Jon finds a place in the future that these images were never meant to see. These modern-vintage collages combine 1950′s magazine clipping with his contemporary photographs that exploit parallels between subjects. The juxtaposition of clippings and photos revives a strong sense of nostalgia intertwined with hope.

Refreshments will be served. Should you need to contact us: info@sirepress.com ; jonapplebaum@gmail.com.

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CREME DE LA CREME
The Flea’s Ice Cream Bonanza

This Sunday, August 4th, 
10am - 5pm
Featuring: 
Cone or cup, shared or solo, vegan or dairy, appetizer or dessert—ice cream rivals only sunshine itself as the official mascot of summer. Which is why we’re celebrating it bonanza-style this weekend as a supplement to our regular market at The Piazza.
Joseph Rivera | Email | Website
Having a lack of space has plagued me throughout my personal life. It has also guided my artistic process. In turn, my works are inspired by architectural or domestic spaces that are often taken for granted or “overlooked”. For better or for worse, I am more aware of spaces that the average person might find irrelevant. My focus is on the in between, isolation, and separation of these spaces within their surroundings. It was in these irrelevant spaces where I found purpose…meaning…reason…space. The commonplace and commercially accessible materials became my palette along with the more established mediums of art. Home Depot and JoAnn Fabrics are my Dick Blick and Pearl Paints. Paper, fabric, and duct tape are my acrylics, oils, and charcoals. Because of the materials used and the architectural elements referenced, my work is associated with “Do It Yourself” themes. Using familiar commercial and home related materials, but in the context and creation of art, adds other levels to the conversations presented within the work. I do not romanticize these pieces. I am very deliberate with the manner in which the works are constructed and with an awareness of the materials that comprise the work. The materiality of the works creates a conversation where value expectations collide with architecture and institutions and the everyday. 

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Joseph Rivera | Email | Website
Having a lack of space has plagued me throughout my personal life. It has also guided my artistic process. In turn, my works are inspired by architectural or domestic spaces that are often taken for granted or “overlooked”. For better or for worse, I am more aware of spaces that the average person might find irrelevant. My focus is on the in between, isolation, and separation of these spaces within their surroundings. It was in these irrelevant spaces where I found purpose…meaning…reason…space. The commonplace and commercially accessible materials became my palette along with the more established mediums of art. Home Depot and JoAnn Fabrics are my Dick Blick and Pearl Paints. Paper, fabric, and duct tape are my acrylics, oils, and charcoals. Because of the materials used and the architectural elements referenced, my work is associated with “Do It Yourself” themes. Using familiar commercial and home related materials, but in the context and creation of art, adds other levels to the conversations presented within the work. I do not romanticize these pieces. I am very deliberate with the manner in which the works are constructed and with an awareness of the materials that comprise the work. The materiality of the works creates a conversation where value expectations collide with architecture and institutions and the everyday. 

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Joseph Rivera | Email | Website

Having a lack of space has plagued me throughout my personal life. It has also guided my artistic process. In turn, my works are inspired by architectural or domestic spaces that are often taken for granted or “overlooked”. For better or for worse, I am more aware of spaces that the average person might find irrelevant. My focus is on the in between, isolation, and separation of these spaces within their surroundings. It was in these irrelevant spaces where I found purpose…meaning…reason…space. The commonplace and commercially accessible materials became my palette along with the more established mediums of art. Home Depot and JoAnn Fabrics are my Dick Blick and Pearl Paints. Paper, fabric, and duct tape are my acrylics, oils, and charcoals. Because of the materials used and the architectural elements referenced, my work is associated with “Do It Yourself” themes. Using familiar commercial and home related materials, but in the context and creation of art, adds other levels to the conversations presented within the work. I do not romanticize these pieces. I am very deliberate with the manner in which the works are constructed and with an awareness of the materials that comprise the work. The materiality of the works creates a conversation where value expectations collide with architecture and institutions and the everyday.

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FIRST FRIDAY WEEKEND EVENTS!

Thursday Aug 1st

Friday Aug 2nd

Saturday Aug 3rd

Sunday Aug 4th

Phreak N Queer Festival 2013
August 1st – 4th, Philadelphia PA

The Phreak N’ Queer Music and Arts Festival organizing committee consists of a multi-cultural/multi-gendered group of  hardworking, community oriented, and socially conscious individuals working together to unite queer artists and our allies by reaching out to other individuals, groups, and collectives to help create change through art.  We provide the stage for performers and visual artists to showcase their talents for you! These artists use their hearts, minds, bodies, and souls to draw us into their world of wonder and excitement.  This year we are working together to create the second annual event of this magnitude and focus on the northeastern seaboard. To do this, we have set out to gather artists of several disciplines to help build community, raise awareness, and to celebrate the pioneers that have paved the way.  This collective of multi-disciplined artists  believe that visibility is necessary to create social change. The Phreak N’ Queer Music and Arts Festival committee is a group focused on visibility and progressive arts.

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