Dive into REFRESH at RUSH Gallery Thursday, Feb 23 from 6-9 pm

Just in time for women's history month, Art In Flux is collaborating with an all-star roster of female artists on REFRESH, taking an artful look at social justice in this group exhibition at RUSH Gallery in Chelsea. Opening Thursday, February 23rd at 6 pm, REFRESH echoes demonstrations of women's solidarity, such as the Women's Marches worldwide, in examining and critically engaging with the role women artists play in community involvement and urban life. 

detail of What’s for dinner, Suprina, mixed media, 2017, 34” x 22” x 18”, on view in REFRESH at RUSH Arts gallery

detail of What’s for dinner, Suprina, mixed media, 2017, 34” x 22” x 18”on view in REFRESH at RUSH Arts gallery

Incorporating mixed-media artworks made of reclaimed materials and fabric, the diverse  works on view span artistic mediums. This wide range reflects the artists' keen inquiry into topics such as social justice, community building, and re-use. REFRESH is curated by Art in Flux Director Leanne Stella and features Alicia Grullón, Aya Rodriguez-Izumi, Elan, Leslie Jiménez, Rejin Leys, Shani Peters, Sui Park and Suprina. The show is on view from February 23 through March 25, 2017 at RUSH Gallery on view from Wed-Sun from 12-6 pm. 

Water, Leslie Jimenez, Stitched drawing, 2017, 6.5” x 8.5”, on view in REFRESH at RUSH Arts gallery

Water, Leslie Jimenez, Stitched drawing, 2017, 6.5” x 8.5”, on view in REFRESH at RUSH Arts gallery

Art in Flux creates opportunities for artists by reclaiming unique spaces for art exhibitions and provides greater accessibility and opportunities for artists. 

Rush Arts Gallery focuses on supporting emerging artists, curators and writers from around the globe and provides an inclusive space for experimentation and community involvement.