440 Gallery | Brooklyn NY

Shop talk, answers to your FAQs, and a peek behind the scenes of an artist-run fine art gallery in Park Slope

Gail Flanery on Creating Change in Her Practice

There is an excitement in my studio. It started when Karen Gibbons and Tom Bovo and I, from 440 Gallery, were pondering our group show in The Project Space. Our … Continue reading

April 17, 2016 · 1 Comment

New Skills, Old Tricks by Nancy Lunsford

One of the great things about working with a master in any field is learning how to avoid—and repair—the inevitable glitches and mistakes that one makes in learning a new … Continue reading

March 23, 2016 · 2 Comments

Shanee Epstein Reflects on Becoming a Full Time Artist

Last June, I left my job as an educator. For over 30 years, I always balanced work, family and my art. On one hand, I had only 2 days a … Continue reading

February 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

Susan Greenstein-Memoryweave

Susan Greenstein Memoryweave To commemorate her third exhibition at the 440 Gallery, Susan Greenstein produced a video to demonstrate her creative process.  In the film, we see that her technique … Continue reading

February 6, 2016

Artist Interview with Fred Bendheim – Principles of Composition

Upon entering the gallery, I was immediately captivated by Fred Bendheim’s piece Fire on the Water. The strong juxtaposition of shapes is fascinating. It has a powerful sense of movement … Continue reading

August 17, 2013

Making Art from Bones – Leslie Green Guilbault, Small Works Show 2012 artist

So many people have asked about the three pieces of art formed from animal bones in our current Small Works Show, we asked Leslie Green Guillbault to share some information … Continue reading

December 18, 2012

Be There Now

The phone rings. The dog barks at the door. Email calls, and Skype beckons. Someone has to pick the kids up from soccer practice. Nothing in your MFA program covered … Continue reading

May 21, 2012

Karen Gibbons – Where the Magic Happens – An Artist’s Wings.

The Story Behind the Work: I Dreamt I Could Fly By Karen Gibbons, 440 Member When an artist creates work using found objects the success of the piece has to … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · 5 Comments

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