Wednesday, July 11, 2018

DBO Gallery Press Release for August 4 Downtown ArtCrawl Opening




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  
                                                                    
Contact: Olasumbomi Aka- Bashorun  
Phone:931 368 8834
Email: DBOGallery2018@gmail.com


DBO GALLERY EXHIBIT OPENING - AUGUST DOWNTOWN ARTCrawl

WHAT: DBO Gallery August Exhibits - Arts District DOWNTOWN
WHEN: AUGUST 4, 2018 6PM - 9PM during the Downtown Nashville ArtCrawl
WHERE : #69 (SECOND FLOOR) THE NASHVILLE ARCADE 65 ARCADE ALLEY NASHVILLE, TN 37219 
WHO: OLASUBOMI AKA-BASHORUN, SAM WELCH, JAMIN WELCH AND KIM BARRY


NASHVILLE, TN JULY 12, 2018 DBO Gallery will be showing the latest work of artists Olasubomi Aka- Bashorun, Sam & Jamin Welch, and Kim Barry. In the front room, brothers Sam & Jamin Welch, will collaborate for a new twist on the idea of social currency --- ART SNOB/A FEAR OF LOSS.”Complimenting within the front room, Barry premieres her ”RESET“ exhibit including “The Dream Map” Project -- a public interactive conversation regarding the value of our personal dreams, hopes, & convictions vs. the power of the dollar. Since 2010, she has personally installed this work in the public spaces of Jacksonville, FL, Los Angeles, CA, and Pittsburgh, PA , documenting what dreams have been shared as it becomes a community study in where are our thoughts heading. Add your own two cents to this Nashville public interactive art installation and restart everything by dreaming again. In the center room, expressionistic portraits and landscapes by Olasubomi Aka-Bashorun will be on exhibit highlighting his Nashville’s Country Music Legends Series.

DBO Gallery- Downtown Nashville is the brainchild of artist, Olasubomi Aka-Bashorun. Having opened a DBO Gallery in Clarkesville in May 2018, he teamed up with artist, Sam Welch, to find a Downtown location within the Arts District. Located inside The historic Nashville Arcade, the gallery is surrounded by a great community of artist studios. Bashorun & Welch welcomed recent Nashville transplant, Kim Barry, into the fold as a represented artist.

Olasubomi Aka-Bashorun is an artist born in Lagos, Nigeria and grew up in Edmond, Oklahoma. He graduated with an art degree from Oklahoma Baptist University in 2010 and now lives and works in the Middle Tennessee area. His work focuses on expressionistic portraits, Nashville’s urban landscapes, and large scale public murals.
Sam Welch, a native of Nashville, is a creative entrepreneur in bringing platforms, events, and spaces to artists. As an artist, himself, he leans towards the blend of street art through the eyes of a optimistic anarchist.

Kim Barry, a Pittsburgh-born artist and recent transplant to Nashville, has travelled the country created experimental art studios - Suite 106 in Florida, West Eleven in Los Angeles, and, most recently SixTHreeFouR in Pittsburgh, PA.

HOURS : 2pm - 6pm TUES - FRI or by APPT.

FOR MORE INFO PLEASE CONTACT DBOGallery2018@gmail.com or call 913 368 8834


Kim Barry and her art installation "The Dream Map"
photo credit : Mark Hanauer
taken at West Eleven Los Angeles, CA 2012


Monday, June 18, 2018

Press Release For Grand Opening of DBO Gallery - Downtown Nashville


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DBO GALLERY GRAND OPENING JULY 7 DURING DOWNTOWN ARTCrawl

WHAT: OFFICIAL GRAND OPENING OF DBO Gallery- DOWNTOWN

WHEN: JULY 7, 2018 6PM - 9PM during the Downtown Nashville ArtCrawl

WHERE : #69 (SECOND FLOOR) THE NASHVILLE ARCADE 65 ARCADE ALLEY NASHVILLE, TN 37219 

WHO:     OLASUBOMI AKA-BASHORUN, SAM WELCH, STEPHEN SHELLENBERGER AND KIM BARRY 


DBO Gallery will be celebrating its official opening July 7, 2018 6pm to 9pm during the Downtown Artwalk. DBO Gallery in the brainchild of artist, Olasubomi Aka-Bashorun. Having opened a DBO Gallery in Clarkesville in May 2018, he teamed up with artist, Sam Welch, to find a Downtown location within the Arts District. Located inside The historic Nashville Arcade, the gallery is  surrounded by a great community of artist studios. Bashorun & Welch welcomed recent Nashville transplant, Kim Barry, into the fold as a represented artist.  

Olasubomi Aka-Bashorun is an artist born in Lagos, Nigeria and grew up in Edmond, Oklahoma. He graduated with an art degree from Oklahoma Baptist University  in 2010 and now lives and works in the Middle Tennessee area. His work focuses on expressionistic portraitures and large scale public murals.  

Sam Welch, a native of Nashville, is a creative entrepreneur in bringing platforms, events, and spaces to artists. As an artist, himself, he leans towards the blend of street art through the eyes of a optimistic anarchist.

Kim Barry, a Pittsburgh-born artist, has travelled the country created experimental art studios  - Suite 106 in Florida, West Eleven in Los Angeles, and, most recently SixTHreeFouR in Pittsburgh, PA. Within each creative space, she designs interactive environments that include her paintings, sculptures, collaborative music, movement and installation. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally including The Louvre's Contemporary Art Festival, Long Beach's 100 years of Women in Art Exhibit, The Oxford International Art Fair  and is held in private and corporate collections. 

This month, The Gallery will feature work from Bashorun, Welch, and Barry. Additionally, former Hollywood film star gone controversial artist, filmmaker, and activist, Stephen Shellenberger will be on display. The pieces are from his October 2017 Pittsburgh exhibition “Recycled & Reclaimed”  at SixTHreeFouR. "Recycled and Reclaimed" is the exploration into worlds that linger in the shadows on every street, heard on every radio station , and seen on our fav t.v shows without detection. 

Musical Guest is Alexis Marie Thompson- songwriter, folksinger, and environmentalist. She released her debut studio EP “Featherwind” in May 2018. 
Links:www.alexismariethompson.com Instagram.com/ol_whitetail

HOURS : 2pm - 6pm Tues - Fri or by appt. 

FOR MORE INFO PLEASE CONTACT DBOGallery2018@gmail.com or call 913 368 8834

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Now Available... Collect Prints from "Recycled & Reclaimed" by Artist Stephen Shellenberger

Now Available to Collect ......

Prints of over 25 original newspaper art pieces from the "Recycled & Reclaimed" exhibit by guest artist Stephen Shellenberger. A timely conversation, a timely artist and a timely opportunity to collect those willing to take a stand raising awareness NOW as it all unfolds. It will be worth the small investment.....

Find this and many more at this link. Thank you. Onward and Upward.  



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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

New Work by Stephen Shellenberger Available to Collect

I have recently reopened my Etsy online store and working on its latest art section, the original pieces  and art prints are now avaible to colect from our "Recycled & Reclaimed" exhibit by artist, filmmaker, and activist Stephen Shellenberger...  KimBarryStudioEtsy

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Friday, December 1, 2017

Recycled and Reclaimed at SixTHreeFouR Oct 27, 2017 photography by Anthony Cadorniga

Excited to share with all of you, the photo documentation of SixTHreeFouR's Recyled & Reclaimed Art Exhibition by Stephen Shellen & the premiere screening of his feature film of Spark. Buy your own copy thru Victurus Libertas on YouTube .... Images by Anthony Cadorniga of The Liberty Columnist. This event will be part of an upcoming documentary by he and Melissa Honeybee Zaccaria. Truth has no fear but concealment and its coming out and the criminals are going down. Happy Holidays. Time to celebrate.































Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Raising Awareness to Epidemics thru Art- Recycled and Reclaimed a night with Stephen Shellen

I believe in walking in life with one's own conscience of purpose to change the world  no matter what we have been given or what we have to give. It all matters and many times the most important matters, get silenced for distractions. I believe in Stephen Shellen's work, his artistic genius and his life lessons that through a platform like we are building for him, it will free us in the long run. You believing in this project and that your financial help in making things happen that truly change life for the better, matters most. It time for a better future. PLEASE SHARE.....  I am working with Stephen Shellen this month on an art exhibition and film screening surrounding his experiences in SRA, child abuse and targeting. We are having it at my studio in Pittsburgh, SixTHreeFouR, on October 27, 2017. There are materials, food, and travel expenses we are raising to cover it all.  I am reaching out to you to raise awareness to the upcoming event, the importance of these subjects,  and for those who wish to support this endeavor, we are taking donations thru paypal.me/kimbarrystudio. We need to raise at $2000 minimum to make this happen. So far, we are at $350. Any amount is so appreciated and Anyone who wishes to donate $50 or more will receive a signed print of an original painting by Stephen from the show. If you will be unable to attend the event, we will mail you the print after the opening. Thank you for all you do and for fighting the good fight. We are all in our own unique ways. my contact info should you need it  for more info is kimbarrystudio@gmail.com .... thanks guys, much love

 All my best, KB

the link to the event for tickets online is here ....https://www.eventbrite.com/e/recycled-and-reclaimeda-night-w-special-guest-artist-activist-and-filmmaker-stephen-shellen-tickets-37668595784

❤️Learn how you can help......

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Recycled & Reclaimed Oct. 27, 2017 - A Night with Stephen Shellen






Stephen Shellen takes over SixTHreeFouR for a night with his latest original art installation and first U.S. screening of his latest feature film, " Spark," involving topics of mind bending proportions. "Recycled and Reclaimed" is the exploration into worlds that linger in the shadows on every street, heard on every radio station , and seen on our fav t.v shows without detection. The studio will be transformed into this world- scary, honest, heartbreaking, infuriating, exposing, and liberating- and uh..... BRING YOUR SKATEBOARD. K. That is all for now. 

This is an 18+ event with adult content and issues. Please note. 

"Recycled and Reclaimed" 

By the Individual , Haphazard 

Includes a film, a journey down the rabbit hole
and a series of art installations
journey that follows no map or direction

Audience participation is encouraged and Pittsburgh should be and hopefully is, the only Star

The city where 3 rivers converge

where film, art and junk all meet up
beauty in the grotesque

"Pittsburgh as you have never seen this handsome woman before"

Schedule:

7pm Gates open--  walk or skate thru "Recycled and Reclaimed". Enjoy light snacks and drinks.

8 pm Preimiere U.S. screening of feature film "Spark"

A strange, fascinating abstract film about deep surveillance by Canadian activist artist Stephen Shellenberger. One day, a thoroughly ordinary man finds himself under Black Ops surveillance. What starts as a paranoid nightmare soon morphs into a bold abstract experimental film. Canadian activist artist Stephen Shellenberger, who endured a similar ordeal more than 20 years ago, self-financed this semi-improvised and wholly engrossing, mindbending work.



Stephen Shellen grew up in Victoria, British Columbia where he was his high school's star hockey player before heading north to work as a lumberjack. After catching the attention of a talent scout in Vancouver, he decided to try his hand at acting, spurred on in part by the memory of a less-than-appreciative audience during his first stage performance in junior high. Moving to Los Angeles, he studied with Peggy Feury and soon became a familiar face in feature films including Casual Sex? (1988) with Lea Thompson and Victoria Jackson, festival favourite The Stepfather (1987) with Terry O'Quinn and Shelley Hack, the star-studded miniseries Hollywood Wives (1985), with Anthony Hopkins, Candice Bergen and Robert Stack, and the TV movie and basis of the series Murder One(1995). Returning to Canada in the early 90s, Stephen had a lead role on the Nikita-esque USA Networks series Counterstrike (1990), with Simon MacCorkindale and Christopher Plummer, in which he played Luke Brenner, part of a team of three operatives who fought terrorism around the globe. Back in the U.S., Stephen starred in Stand Off (1994), a film about a hostage crisis for which he won critical raves. He also made an appearance as the cocky actor brother of Craig Sheffer's love interest in the Academy-Award-winning A River Runs Through It (1992); his scenes with Susan Trawley were referred to by Newsweek as the funniest sequence in the movie. His career continued to blend big-budget, box office winners like The Bodyguard (1992) with Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston, and small but critically acclaimed independent films like Rude (1995) which was named the Best Canadian Feature Film at the 1995 Toronto International Film Festival, as well as receiving eight Genie nominations. Stephen can also be seen in guest appearances on popular TV shows like Law & Order (1990) and Due South (1994). In 1997, he was invited to Toronto to shoot what he thought would be a one-time appearance on _La Femme Nikita_, playing a dedicated police detective who stumbles into more than he bargained for in pursuit of a serial killer. However, he was a hit with the show's fans, and so LFN made the decision to bring him back in a recurring role for the series' fifth and final season. The episodes began airing in the U.S. in January 2001. Stephen has also been seen in the hit Nicolas Cage/Angelina Jolie film Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000).



SixTHreeFouR is the pop up summer studio space of, artist, Kim Barry. It is an experimentational platform for her latest work and for invited guest creative friends from all over, to take over the space for an evening or more with their own ideas and experiments for an intimate evening with guest audiences.


WHEN: Oct 27, 2017
TIME: 7PM- 11PM
WHERE: 634 N. SHERIDAN AVE 15206

LIMITED SEATING
BYOB or whatever you like, and family friendly. Bring your fav chair, movie snacks or blanket as well

And feel free to invite some friends who you actually like spending more than 20 min real face time with.