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2017

From Fifteen Minutes to Forever
Herald-Tribune Feb 18, 2017
Warhol's memorial service was on April 1, 1987, and Christophe von Hohenberg was there with his camera. His illuminating photos show that celebrities are human after all.

Remembering Warhol: 30 Years Ago: Christophe von Hohenberg
Altima Palm Beach Feb 10, 2017
Photographer von Hohenberg actually captured the end of an era and the bittersweet send off of the 58-year-old Pop icon, Andy Warhol.

Interview with Kathleen Mulcahy: Strength of Glass Reminiscent of Women
More Women Artists Feb 8, 2017
I can work with the glass, responding to its fluid nature, its beauty, its transparency, yet it is amazingly strong with a crushing strength higher than most materials.

Global Luminaries Glass Weekend
Sarasota Magazine Jan 27, 2017
Taken altogether, this is the largest collection of glass ever displayed on the west coast of Florida, and events kickoff at Alfstad& Contemporary with exhibitions by Kathleen Mulcahy and Ron Desmett.

Together and Apart: The Love Letters of Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz
L'Oeil de la Photographie Jan 12, 2017
Together & Apart showcases 2,500 letters hand-picked by Grace Howl from more than 25,000 pieces of correspondence at the Yale University Library.

2016

On the Threshold of a Dream
Herald-Tribune Dec 31, 2016
Sculptor Hans Van de Bovenkamp's Gateways exhibition fills us with awe.

Crossing the Threshold with Hans Van de Bovenkamp
SRQ Daily Dec 16, 2016
Internationally-acclaimed sculpture artist opens his latest exhibition, Gateways.

Hans Van de Bovenkamp: Gateways exhibition opens at Alfstad& Contemporary
ArtDaily.com Dec 16, 2016
The exhibition features his one-of-a-kind, estate-entry gates.

Gateways Opens at Alfstad& Contemporary
Observer Dec15, 2016
In his first solo Sarasota exhibit, international sculptor Hans Van de Bovenkamp displays smaller works.

City Loosens Public Art Rules for New Developments
Observer Dec 12, 2016
Sarasota city funds will be combined with money from developer Mark Kauffman and art gallery Alfstad& Contemporary to buy a $200,000 Boaz Vaadia sculpture that will be installed on Ringling Boulevard.

Obituary: Ronald L. Desmett / Co-founder of the Pittsburgh Glass Center
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Dec 10, 2016
At the request of Kathleen Mulcahy, Ron's wife, his show, Hollowed Truth, will open as scheduled at Alfstad& Contemporary on Jan. 26, 2017.

Anne Patterson Opens the Doors of Perception in Two Powerful Exhibits
Herald-Tribune Dec 1, 2016
New York City-based artist Anne Patterson paints, sculpts and creates large-scale installations.

Long-Distance Love: The Love Letters of Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz
Observer Nov 16, 2016
Together and Apart: The Love Letters of Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz immerses viewers in the long-distance love of two of America’s most iconic artists.

Patterson Transforms Alfstad& With Airidescence
SRQ Daily Nov 10, 2016
Her latest installation opens with a selection of watercolors, wire sculpture and ribbon installation comprising a triadic exploration of color, line and movement.

Brooke Shields on the Photo That Catapulted Her into Supermodel Stardom
Vanity Fair Nov 3, 2016
Betsy Cameron's photo was chosen to run in the first issue of Life magazine when it was revived as a monthly, in 1978.

Anne Patterson's First Show at Alfstad& Contemporary Opens
ArtDaily.com Nov 1, 2016
New exhibition opens 4th season at Alfstad& Contemporary.

Michael Wyshock: Between Zero & One
ArtDaily.com Oct 1, 2016
New exhibition opens 4th season at Alfstad& Contemporary.

Reworks of Art
The Observer, June 8, 2016
Alfstad& Contemporary artists revisit work from past exhibitions creating collaborative, limited-edition prints.

Group Exhibition at Alfstad& Contemporary
ArtDaily.com, June 3, 2016
Features limited edition print works of eight artists.

The Collaborative Triumph of /& Editions
SRQ Daily, June 3, 2016
Alfstad& Contemporary celebrates three seasons.

/& Editions
ARTslant, May 30, 2016
A slide show of opening night at Alfstad& Contemporary.

Alain J.L. Huin Opens
ARTslant, April 8, 2016

Visual Arts Happenings
Herald-Tribune, April 1, 2016

Alain J.L. Huin: A Day at the Beach -- Nothing to Hide Review
Ticket Herald-Tribune, March 29, 2016

Slideshow Review: Andrea Dasha Reich: Flying Colors
Ticket Herald-Tribune, March 25, 2016

Depth Perception: An Artist’s Quest for Dimension
The Observer, March 16, 2016

The Resinous World of Dasha Reich
SRQ Daily, March 4, 2016

Andrea Dasha Reich: Flying Colors and Resin Renaissance Opens
ArtDaily.com, March 2, 2016

Slideshow Review: Michael Taylor: Particles: Something Out of Nothing
Herald-Tribune, February 1, 2016

Glass Artist Michael Taylor's Particles: Something Out of Nothing Opens at Alfstad& Contemporary
ArtDaily.com, February 2, 2016

Second Annual Glass Weekend Starts Today
Herald-Tribune, January 28, 2016
"Particles: Something Out of Nothing," the first solo show in Sarasota by glass-artist Michael Taylor.

2015

Marsha Kazarinov-Owett Opens at Alfstad& Contemporary
ArtDaily.com, December 2015

Floral Photography Becomes Abstract
Herald-Tribune, December 9, 2015
Marsha Kazarinov-Owett's Blowing in the Wind, a new photographic exhibition.

Rob Tarbell's Smoke Screens
The Observer Arts & Entertainment Section, November 6, 2015
Art fans crowded into the Rosemary District gallery to view Tarbell's smoke portraits.

Sarasota-Based Artist Unveils a Dramatically New Thematic Direction
ArtDaily.com, November 5, 2015
Alfstad& Contemporary presents Rob Tarbell: Smoke Screens, the second show of its third season in Sarasota.

Rob Tarbell: Smoke Screens
Herald-Tribune, November 5, 2015
Robert Tarbell's latest series explores themes of identity, celebrity and infamy with ephemeral portraits in smoke.

Swimming with Sharks at Alfstad& Contemporary
SRQ Daily, October 1, 2015

Shark Fin Soup
Herald-Tribune, October 22, 2015
Bruna Stude's starkly beautiful photographs reveal humanity's impact on the oceans.

Photography of Our Emptying Oceans
Herald-Tribune Arts, September 29, 2015
Alfstad& Contemporary opens third season with an exhibition by ocean photographer Bruna Stude.

Bruna Stude: Shark Fin Soup Opens Season at Alfstad& Contemporary
ArtDaily.com, September 30, 2015
The work of international ocean photographer Bruna Stude.

Bruna Stude: Ocean Meets Art
The Observer, September 30, 2015

Review: (A) State of Florida
Herald-Tribune, July 6, 2015
Florida seen by artists Michael J. Bauman, Kelly Boehmer, Jeremy Chandler, Vanessa Diaz, Jen Nugent and Ryann Slauson.

Breaking the Ice
The Observer, June 21, 2015

The Ways Artists Make Florida and Florida Makes Us
ArtDaily.com, June 14, 2015

Opening: “(A) State of Florida” 
Burnaway, June 13, 2014
Group exhibition curated by Danny Olda.

“(A) State of Florida” Group Exhibition
ARTslant, June 13, 2014

Art Reflects Impact of Florida
Herald-Tribune, June 11, 2015 | 
Six artists whose work reflects experiences in the state of Florida.

A Skeleton Key to Kevin Dean's Art
Herald-Tribune, June 3, 2015

Paintings, Prints, Bits & Pieces from Kevin Dean's Long Career
ArtDaily.com, May 15, 2015

Mike Solomon Remembers Kevin Dean
Sarasota Magazine, May 14, 2015

The 'Extra Ordinary' Kevin Dean Exhibition
Herald Tribune, May 7, 2015

Artist Origin Story: Mike Solomon
Herald-Tribune, April 23, 2015

Mike Solomon: Sea of Light' Opens at Alfstad& Contemporary
ArtDaily.com, April 2, 2015

Michael Wyshock: Devil's Swamp
SRQ Daily, March 23, 2015

Artist Felix de la Concha's Paintings
Sarasota Magazine, March 11, 2015
Renowned Spanish artist unveils 12 new, oil-on-linen paintings.

Sarasota Sculpture Center Announces “Rubber, Metal & Stone, Small Works, Sculptures & Drawings”
ArtDaily.com, January 29, 2015
Alfstad & Contemporary's first exhibition of 2015.

“Rubber, Metal & Stone: Small Works” Opens 
Herald-Tribune, January 22, 2015

2014

"Season of Sculpture Evolving"
Herald-Tribune, December 31, 2014

Ice House Gallery Closes Its Doors
Herald-Tribune, May 16, 2014

Rediscovering David Budd: The Forgotten Abstract Expressionist
Herald-Tribune, April 3, 2014

'Neue Vienna Art'
Herald-Tribune, March 11, 2014
The large-scale canvases of Hans Weigand.

Reimagining Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz at the Ice House
Nanette's Blog: February 10, 2014

Dance Review: In the Innovative Spirit of Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz
Ticket, Herald-Tribune, February 8, 2014

Photo Gallery: Reimagining Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz
The Observer, February 7, 2014

Creative Cool
Scene Magazine, February 2014

Exhibit Review: "All in the Family"
Ticket, Herald-Tribune, January 17, 2014

Backstage Pass: The Alfstad Family Paints a Collaborative Vision
The Observer, January 8, 2014

The IceHouse Artspace Opens in Sarasota
Sarasota Magazine, January 1, 2014
A new generation of artists and their parents.

2013

The Ice House, a New Gallery Space in the Rosemary District, Highlights Chalk Festival Artists
Herald-Tribune, November 15, 2013

Sarasota Chalk Show at the Ice House
The Observer, November 14, 2013

Gallery and Exhibition Space Opens in Rosemary District
The Observer, November 6, 2013