Longtime Prospect Lefferts Gardens resident, photographer, old-house enthusiast, and Brownstoner commenter Bob Marvin will be curating a PLG Arts group show at Tugboat Tea Company at 546 Flatbush Avenue. The show goes up tonight, and there will be a reception Thursday, April 4, from 6 pm to 9 pm. The show features the work of 22 local artists in many media, including paintings, photographs and sculpture. The exhibit is the beginning of an ongoing monthly collaboration between Tugboat and PLG Arts. The nonprofit is about six years old and has produced art shows, theater, a crafts market and murals in the neighborhood. Above, “Flowers” by Otto Neals. Click through to the jump to see more highlights from the show.
“Latest Obsession” by Sally Mara Sturman.
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