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Thursday, August 24, 2006

Call for entries for Go North's Inaugural exhibit

GO NORTH - A Space for Contemporary Art

469 Main Street

Beacon, NY 12508

Contact: Karlos Carcamo (347) 531-6111; Gregory Slick (917) 576-0187; Gallery e-mail: gonorthgallery@hotmail.com; www.gonorthgallery.blogspot.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NEW BEACON ART GALLERY TO OPEN SEPTEMBER 16, 2006—Featuring 100 Live 100 Works, a group show of index card-sized works on paper

Karlos Carcamo and Gregory Slick are pleased to announce the grand opening of their new gallery, GO NORTH - A Space for Contemporary Art, located at 469 Main Street in Beacon, NY. GO NORTH is the latest addition to the Hudson River towns’ vibrant art scene, which includes such notable venues as Dia:Beacon, Van Brunt Gallery, Max Protetch, BAU, and Yellow Bird Gallery. The gallery's aim is to further enhance the cultural life of Beacon through group exhibitions, individual artist projects, and site-specific installations.

GO NORTH’s grand opening will be held on Saturday, September 16th, with a reception for the artists from 6 to 9 pm, and will feature an open invitational group exhibition titled 100 Live 100 Works. The artworks will be on index card-sized paper, made by 100 artists, many of whom live in the Hudson Valley. All work on view will be sold on a first come basis until September 24th.

After September 24th, GO NORTH will be closed briefly for renovation and installation of its first solo artist show, opening October 14th, 6 to 9 pm. Regular business hours commence with the October show: Friday to Sunday 12 to 6 pm, and by appointment.

Artists interested in participating in GO NORTH’s inaugural exhibition should contact either Karlos Carcamo or Gregory Slick at gonorthgallery@hotmail.com. Work can also be dropped off at World’s End Books, located at 474 Main Street, Beacon, NY (Thursday to Monday 11:30 to 6 pm). To be included in the exhibition all work must be on index card-sized paper (4” x 6”), with the title of the work and artist’s name, phone number and/or e-mail address printed clearly on the back. Only one submission per artist.

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