Now through February 26th, Fountain Gallery will display TEXTING, a group show of works that incorporate text. The Hell’s Kitchen gallery represents artists with mental illness. TEXTING, curated by Suzanne Murphy, contains over 30 diverse pieces in a variety of formats, from oil paint to pastels to collage.
Fountain Gallery, a not-for-profit that represents artists with mental illness, occupies a quiet, corner space in Hell’s Kitchen.
Yesterday afternoon, I took a trip to Fountain Gallery, a venue that represents artists with mental illness. When I visited, the Midtown West gallery was gearing up for its big group exhibition [Un]Seen, which starts today. However, when I went, there were still several smaller pieces adorning the walls—including an eclectic mix of paintings, expressive black-and-white photographs and even a stained white T-shirt encased in glass with the word “FEELINGS” embroidered on the ches