Monday, July 23, 2012

Katie Bassett '08 MFA '14; Jing Lu '10; Chris Durante '82; Robert Rae '11

Gallery Exhibition: The Mercurial Staff Show
July 28, 2012 - September 1
Opening reception Saturday, July 28, 5-7pm
Regular gallery hours Wed & Fri 11am-5pm, Sat. 1-5pm, Sun. 1-4pm

Music performance by DawnMother, Saturday, August 25, 7pm

The Mercurial Gallery,11 Library Place,Danbury, CT


The Mercurial Gallery in downtown Danbury, Connecticut will be exhibiting its first staff show from July 28 to September 7.  Myriad writers, artists, designers, and friends of The Mercurial's online magazine and its brick and mortar gallery will be showing works in a variety of mediums, including sculpture, photography, mixed media, and writing.   

In addition, The Mercurial will be launching its new magazine website at the staff show's opening reception, taking place on Saturday, July 28 from 5 to 7pm. The new, sleek website is the work of local artist and designer Robert Rae, who will also be showing his artwork in the exhibit.  

Other artists on display will include gallery co-curator Katie Bassett, editor and contributing writer Joshua L. Durkin, owner Amanda Bloom, artist and designer Jing Lu, videographer and artist Evan Dalcher, sculptor and furniture maker Alec Jordan, and gallery neighbors Erin Walrath, Chris Durante, and David Haislip.  

The July 28 staff show opening reception includes a meet and greet of the artists and refreshments. An accompanying music performance by Danbury-based rock band DawnMother will take place at the gallery on Saturday, August 25 at 7pm.  

The Mercurial Gallery is located at 11 Library Place in Danbury Connecticut.  Regular gallery hours are Wednesday and Friday, 11-5pm, Saturday 1-5pm, and Sunday 1-4pm.  

Parking is available directly across the street from the gallery in the Charles A. Bardo Parking Garage.  Main Street parking is free after 5:30pm.  

For more information, call Amanda Bloom at (203)417-2215, email, or visit

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