The Rhode Island-Based and Family-Operated Company Opens Gallery Featuring Work from Locally and Nationally Recognized Artists
East Greenwich, RI – May 14, 2018 – YJ Contemporary Fine Art, Rhode Island’s newest art gallery owned by Blazing Editions, announced today their grand opening in East Greenwich on Thursday, June 14that 6pm EDT. With over 30,000 square feet of interior wall space, the gallery exhibition is set to showcase iconic artwork from locally and nationally recognized artists. The gallery will feature work from artists and photographers including Josef Kote, Anne Packard, Erica Hopper, Eric Zener, Igal Fedida, John Paul Caponigro, Milton Greene, Peter Diepenbrock and Mark A. Perry.
The YJ Contemporary Fine Art gallery is the newest venture from Blazing Editions, a fine art printmaking division that is renowned for creating high-quality art reproductions on various archival substrates. Founded in Rhode Island by Alan Blazar in 1996, Blazing Editions has developed into a leader in the fine art industry and is an international art distribution company wholesaling artwork to galleries and designers throughout North America. The company has kept its finger on the pulse of the art industry for the past 20 years and has established the gallery as a local place for Rhode Islanders to experience the latest work from artists in the contemporary fine art world.
Blazing Editions has had the unique opportunity to work with nationally renowned artists for the past two decades. Given this opportunity, we wanted to create a space for Rhode Islanders to enjoy the inspirational and well-known artwork as well,” said Josef Blazar, co-owner of YJ Cotemporary Fine Art. “We are thrilled to have the gallery officially open in East Greenwich and welcome all those who love and appreciate art."
The grand opening is free to the public and will take place inside the Greenwich Mills building at 42 Ladd Street in East Greenwich, RI 02818 on Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 6pm – 9pm EDT. Food and drinks will be served during the occasion. To RSVP, please visit: http://www.yjcontemporary.com/news.
About YJ Contemporary Fine Art
YJ Contemporary Fine Art is Rhode Island’s largest contemporary art gallery. As a venture of Blazing Editions, the East Greenwich-based company is a national leader in the fine arts industry. The company has printed artwork for over 5,000 artists nationwide and is dedicated to providing the finest art reproductions or original works of art exclusively to select galleries and designers throughout North America, Europe and China. For more information, visit YJ Contemporary Fine Art at www.yjcontemporary.com, call 401-885-4329 or follow us on Facebook and Instagram.
JOIN US FOR FOOD, DRINKS & ART
Please join us as we celebrate the grand opening of YJ Contemporary Fine Art. An eclectic collection of unique contemporary photography, paintings, and sculptures. YJ Contemporary gallery includes over 30,000 Sq.Ft. of wall space. There is sure to be artwork for everyone to admire and acquire. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us view email
FROM BOILER ROOM TO CONTEMPORARY GALLERY SPACE
Part of the Greenwich Mills, 42 Ladd St. in East Greenwich, Rhode Island - The gallery has taken shape in the original boiler room of the complex. Originally, housing (3) large boilers, the space has been converted to a cutting edge gallery space.
YJ Contemporary teamed up with Volt Server to bring the latest technology into lighting. With Volt Server's patented technology, YJ was able to wire the LED lights with simple alarm and ethernet wiring. There is no need for the certified electrician to install the light. With the gallery lights on 24/7, the electricity bill is just over $100/month. This compared to thousand of dollars traditional spent every month from gallery lighting which burns at a higher rate.