Visual Arts

Downtown's PUSH Gallery Returns with "2.0"

In 2009, friends and artists Matt Brown and Jay B Fail opened the doors of PUSH Gallery at 1145 East Roosevelt with a vision of "pushing" the local arts movement forward with exhibitions and events.

For three years, the duo brought in local artists in a variety of media for themed shows including collaboration exhibitions and robot takeovers.

Four months ago, the two decided it was time for change.

They closed the gallery, only to complete some major renovation - more space has been added to the gallery and they put in an outdoor stage for live entertainment.

To celebrate their return, Brown and Fail will reopen on Friday, April 27 with artwork by Matlocktheartist, Oscar Garcia Jr., Linzy Miggantz, Jules Demetrius, Ray Rivas, Ekose 22, William BrownJoe Dragt, Angel Diaz, Answer Martin, Closer, and Tracy Perdue (to name a few).

The event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 7 p.m., and local bands Spain and GODS & MONSTERS will play live at 8 and 10 p.m.

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Claire Lawton
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