Emmett Potter and Kristin Bauer to Close Squeeze Gallery in Scottsdale
Emmett Potter

Emmett Potter and Kristin Bauer to Close Squeeze Gallery in Scottsdale

Old Town Scottsdale is about to lose a pop-up gallery.

Local artists Emmett Potter and Kristin Bauer say that after this month's show, they'll be closing Squeeze Gallery, a space they've run since August 2010.

"The gallery has been one of the funnest things I've done in my life," says Potter. "But the energy up here has changed -- it's hard to run a gallery as an artist in times like these ... Kristin and I have both decided to work on our own art."

The space's last exhibition, Ready, Set..., will be a multimedia show of new work by Potter and Bauer and will run from May 12 to June 11.

Potter says the show will feature his consumption-themed work on canvas as well as Bauer's new sculptures, paintings, and neon installations.

An opening reception will be on May 12 from 7 to 10 p.m..

Squeeze opened in 2010 when Potter and local artist Spencer Hibert (who were running Soyal Gallery together) decided to part ways.

Both spaces were part of Scottsdale's pop-up art movement along Marshall Way that was made possible by building landlords agreeing to house artists and galleries at reduced rates.

Squeeze is at 4200 N. Marshall Way Ste 2&3 in Scottsdale. For more information, check out the Squeeze website.


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