BOSTON, MA, May 17, 2012 / - Boston artist Janel Houton announced today that she was selected for the juried international Parallax Art Fair to be held at 82 Mercer Street, in the Soho section of New York City, NY and the dates have been set for August 3rd through the 5th, 2012. Janel Houton is known for her colorful paintings and drawings inspired by nature, landscape and local history.
The Parallax Art Fair, being held in New York is the first United States show for the U.K. based organization, conceived and curated by the art historian and theorist Dr. Charles Barlow. The four prior shows have been held in London, UK. Their past shows have featured over 200 international artists in a show that has been described as the world’s largest curated international art fair, featuring an eclectic selection of more than 1000 pieces of contemporary art.
Janel Houton lives and creates her art in Boston, resettling in the area after living for more than ten years abroad in Japan as a specialist and dealer in Japanese art, following studies in Art History and Historic Preservation. Janel states about the show, “I am delighted to be selected and to participate in a show that involves such an internationally diverse group of artists, and to present my landscape art which references local history, culture and locales.”
The Parallax Art Fair NY will run from Friday August 3rd (VIP Night, 7 pm), Saturday August 4th, 11am-7pm, and Sunday August 5th, 11am-5pm, at 82 Mercer Street, in Soho, and the show is free and open to the public. For additional information their website is http://www.parallaxaf.com/index.html
Janel Houton lives and works in Boston, Massachusetts. Born in Boston, Janel resettled there after living in New York, Philadelphia, Honolulu, Hawaii, and Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan. She is a member of the Concord Art Association and the Artists Group of Charlestown and exhibits regularly in the Boston area. Her website is www.janelhouton.com
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