Installation view of Space Case, featuring April Childers’ Bottomless Cookie Jar, Cookie Jar with No Bottom (Natty Bo), 2017, air dry clay and acrylic, 11 x 6 x 11.25 inches.
Space Case is on pause for the time being, we hope to see you all soon.
With everyone’s health and well being in mind, we are suspending our regular gallery hours for a while. We hope to reopen Space Case eventually with viewings by appointment, and an eventual Closing Celebration to give this joyous show a proper send off.
We are so grateful to the artists and spaces we met across VA-NC-TN, and all you wonderful folks who have come out to see and support their work.
Susan Carr’s solo exhibition will open sometime late summer/fall. Her new body of work is extraordinary and we are beyond thrilled to share it with you. We are preparing a digital preview since many of you have requested advance images. Please drop a line if you’d like to receive it.
Thank you all so much for your lovely messages, visits, and for sharing images of our show.
Be safe, stay healthy, and see you all SOON.
XO Ellen & Julie
Please join us for a journey through the artist-run spaces of Chapel Hill and Raleigh NC, Chattanooga and Nashville TN... with a detour through Charlottesville VA!
We’ve organized this show based on recent visits with artists who run uniquely situated and inventively programmed labors of love, exhibiting the work of fellow artists in attics, basements, sheds, faculty offices, former meat packing plants... and traditional white boxes, too.
Also on view are works from Drawing and Painting majors at the University of TN, Chattanooga who we met through Christina Renfer Vogel’s curatorial project Office Space, in which Vogel installs exhibitions in her faculty office and hallways.
We are so indebted to our own local community of artists who show, promote, and support fellow artists, and that has been the mission of LABspace since Susan Jennings founded the gallery in 2014.
We hope that you will join us in celebrating this enduring tradition of artists supporting artists!
Space Case: Making a case for artist-run spaces
Extended and reopening sometime soon