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11/1/09

The Bacon Show!

The Bacon Show is up at Mew Gallery in South Philadelphia!

The Bacon show celebrates the glory of bacon.  It may be common knowledge that bacon, the candy of meats, is the new black.  That's no reason to miss this small but impressive exhibit of fun bacon art.  The Bacon Show is at Mew Gallery in Philadelphia and it includes ten artists, including 4 of the meatartists.com artists! 

The exhibit spans fine art painting, photography, and drawing as well as impressive kitschy crafts that will make you realized you've been missing out on the glory of bacon until now.   It will also make you realize your holiday gift-giving doldrums are over!  The show is fun, the show is affordable!  Anything else would be a disgrace to bacon, which should never be disrespected!
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Come to the exhibit (the opening reception is Nov. 7th) and see for yourself or shop online!  All of the exhibit is attainable through the site.  If you're interested in a purchase, just email!
Images of the exhibition will be on flickr  and here!

more images below will be added, scroll and scroll to see some images of the show.


(west wall art -left to right : Jacob Crose, Mike Geno, Ken B. Miller, John Wolfer, Jessica Lewis)



(east wall art - left to right: John Wolfer, Sappymoosetree, Mike Geno, Ellen Cagnossola aka: sweetsoaps.com , Cho)

 
"A Little Bacon" by John Wolfer - 2009, acrylic on board, SOLD



"Bacon" by John Wolfer - 2009, framed painting, acrylic on canvas, $600


(on top) "bacon friends", water color, $40
"breakfast" SOLD!, (yarn, glue, paint), $80
by sappymoosetree(.com)

 

"Bacon Strips" by Jessica Lewis: 16.25" x 22.5" Digital Print Mounted with archival board under museum glass,   $365  Prints also available from the artist.

 
"pancetta", 5.5x8" oil on wood, $300
"cooked bacon", 8.25x8.25" oil on wood, $500 by Mike Geno


Soap art handcrafted by Ellen Cagnossola of sweetsoaps.com
“This one ate at the market”
Maple scented bacon soap sculpture  $12.95
Bacaon Soap Bar, Snowman Poop Bar, $5 each
(Bars available @ sweetsoaps.com)
                     

“probably soy bacon” by Jacob Crose
mixed media on paper, SOLD


“Dennis the Pig” by Ken B. Miller
archival pigment print in mixed media hickory-smoked frame $250



"4470002328" by Cho
Digital Photographic Print, $175




"seven days of pancetta" by William Pettit
5x7 cm each, $30 each, $180 for the set.

“Mona Bacon” by Mike Geno
19x13" framed archival pigment print $75, unframed $65
14x11” framed archival pigment print $45, unframed $35


"bacon magnets" by sappymoosetree  8"x2", $6 each.
There's less than 30 in the shop for the show.  There's some in the Mew Gallery window display as well as on a table in the show.
You can get more online from sappymoosetree.com !



Customized Bacon Pillows, all SOLD!
I forgot to photograph the 4th, my favorite, which has 3 strips and "3 degrees of kevin B." hand embroidered onto it.


In the window at Mew Gallery:  "bacon bright" by Mike Geno, hand-painted bacon floor lamp,  $85.00

here's some other items by Mike Geno available at the show
and they're also available online here


"bacon pals" blank card/envelope, $4.50 each



"bacon love" archival 8x10" print, $20


"bacon tree" holiday postcards available in packs of 5! at the show and online.

more photos of the work and window display to come! stay tuned.
email for any questions regarding a purchase.



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