Paterson Art Walk 2015

Ama La Vida mural

The Paterson Art Walk, now in its 7th year, takes place in the 19th century buildings that once housed the mills and factories that made Paterson one of the most important industrial centers in the U.S. Part of the Great Falls Historic District, these buildings, which are still largely in their original condition, host large installations, pop-up galleries and open artists’ studios.

Office, deconstructed

Office, deconstructed by M. Gosser

Ashton Glass Factory

Ashton RI Glass Factory, Anker West

Power Plant Dawn

Power Plant Dawn, Kevin McCaffery

Tragedy of Dice Games

Tragedy of Dice Games, Josama

Three Masks

Three Masks, Mansa Mussa

Busted

Busted, Tania Sen

Eladio Alvarado Mauriz

Eladio Alvarado Mauriz

Daddy Long Legs

Daddy Long Legs, Peter Whitney

Mosquito

Mosquito, Emil Silberman

Spruce Street mural

Part of mural at 70 Spruce St.

See also Paterson Art Walk 2014.

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21 Responses to Paterson Art Walk 2015

  1. Donna Janke says:

    Fantastic. I love these kind of art shows in historic areas. Based on the pieces you’ve highlighted, it looks the Paterson Art Walk featured a lot of great art.

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  2. lenie5860 says:

    Isn’t is great when areas get revitalized in this way. Loved the art you shared, although the Daddy Longlegs was a bit much – would hate to run into that without proper lighting.

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  3. Thanks for posting this – loved the glass works, but the Daddy long legs pretty greta too.

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  4. jacquiegum says:

    I just love these art shows in such unique places…what a fun day at Paterson Art Walk. And it looks like they had some nice pieces there. Office Deconstructed was great:) And I just loved Busted!

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  5. Joseph Nebus says:

    I like the deconstructed office.

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  6. Erica says:

    There is such a diverse array of art work. I love the picture that looks, to me, like a city sidewalk outside a convenience store. I’m not totally sure what to make of it, but it is visually fascinating.

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  7. Phoenicia says:

    These pictures are certainly different. One or two are a bit too much on the creepy side for me.

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  8. Beth Niebuhr says:

    I just love this kind of thing! This art walk looks especially appealing with all the different kinds of pieces. I’d love to see it. Thanks for sharing it.

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  9. All communities are well-served to provide artist spaces such as this one. There’s an alley in Boise called graffiti alley and artists are continually encouraged to put up new murals. It’s never the same for every long and really draws people that way just to wander through. Art is so invigorating in so many ways.

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  10. Art walks are very popular all over the world. They are good promotion for the artists and the general public enjoy the walks. Am sure they are here to stay.

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  11. Well, this is some dark and moody artwork. Industrial art has a wonderfully grimy edge, and is often surreal. And art walks are a great way of bringing people and art together – many who would never venture into a gallery get a different perspective of what constitutes art!

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  12. Tim says:

    The Mosquito is hilarious…imagine a swarm of those things attacking your legs.

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  13. Leora says:

    This looks like fun! I especially like the idea of going in a group and hearing all the various comments and feedback. Sort of like having comments on a blog post? And yes, a very industrial collection – not exactly gardens and children. Provokes discussion and ideas.

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  14. Oh wow! Love Art Shows in unique places. I will love to see it.
    My kind of Art x

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  15. Jason @ TheButlerJournal.com says:

    Looks like a pretty cool exhibit.

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  16. I love the Eladio Alvarado Mauriz piece. So colorful and beautiful. Though the Tagedy of Dice Games is certainly interesting when you really stop and look at it.

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  17. patweber says:

    We have our fair share of these type of events between Williamsburg VA and Virginia Beach VA. It’s not an everyday event but enough times a year to choose one or two. Thanks for sharing some great samples!

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  18. The painting and drawings are spectacular. The colors themselves are so vibrant. Thank you for sharing them with us.

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