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On October 3, 2016

“Marks of Intention” Opening Reception

Written by Bridget O’Reilly. I can’t believe that the opening reception for Nazar Harran’s Marks of Intention was our ninth since we opened a year ago. Despite the rain and numerous amount of events around town that evening, we still had an incredible turnout to see Harran’s large scale abstract works. Thank you to all who attended!    
On September 25, 2016

It’s more than “street art.”

Written by Bridget O’Reilly. A little over a year ago in September 2015, I sat on a panel about retaining young talent at Wunderkammer Company’s EMERGE Conference in our hometown of Fort Wayne, Indiana and said something to the effect of, “Our city needs more street art so people can post pictures of their experiences on
On September 20, 2016

Miami Research Trip, Pt. 2

Written by Jennifer Ford. (To read Part 1, click here.) Jumping around Miami’s exploding art scene for art advisory research gives me a severe case of FOMO! When I lived there from 2005 to 2011, I worked in Romero Britto’s studio in what felt like a very desolate art scene. The neighborhood was far from
On September 20, 2016

Miami Research Trip, Pt. 1

Written by Jennifer Ford. I am always looking for an excuse to go back to Miami, and fortunately, I had three work related reasons to go back to the city I once called home. First and foremost was collecting art pieces for Market Art + Design Fair in Bridgehampton, NY.  One of the most exciting
On September 12, 2016

Work Hard Rest Hard

Written by Jennifer Ford. One year ago a group of my artist friends and I adopted a formula for creative production.  On a monthly rotating we check in with each other, keeping each person accountable to their creative medium.  As the motivating influences behind Jennifer Ford Art, I owe this epic vacation to them.  After
On September 6, 2016

A Day of Art in Detroit

Written by Jennifer Ford My latest trip to Detroit was a perfect combination of art, design, and social responsibility. I have taken multiple trips to Detroit over the past four years, due to its relative accessibility to the small Midwestern town where I live.  So when my latest international flight to Dubai (which I will
On October 23, 2015

5 Reasons to Attend a Gallery Opening in the Midwest

  The art scene in the Midwest has blossomed in recent years due to regional appreciation for creative talent, affordable live/work spaces for artists, and the ability for artists to gain international attention through social media and other marketing opportunities. That means that more artists with a presence in the major markets of the East
On September 21, 2015

About Jennifer Ford

Innocence and altruism remained a part of my life far past those difficult teenage years when most of my friends were questioning everything: their parents, the Church, how they fit in and what their identity was. My struggle was not the same only because my imaginative life was so strong. Books were my escape! Disney