WEDNESDAY MARCH 1 | One Historic Night | METHOD & CONCEPT

Dates:
1 March - 1 March, 2023
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Method & Concept is delighted to welcome our community to our grand re-opening celebrations on the evening of Wednesday March 1st, 2023 from 5:30 – 8:00pm.  ‘One Historic Night’ at Method & Concept features a contemporary art exhibition, a historic ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Mayor as well as the unveiling of a monumental sculpture by local artist, Brett Harvey, all coinciding with the Naples Design District’s Naples Centennial celebrations!  All events take place at Method & Concept located in suite 112 at The Collective at 111 10th Street South in Naples, Florida.

METHOD & CONCEPT will return to a fully restored gallery on March 1st, 2023 with an evening celebrations.  It has been a long 6-months since Hurricane Ian devastated our SWFL community, and we have worked to provide a platform for our artists and to elevate our arts and culture for our residents and visitors alike.  Join us March 1st 5:30 – 8:00 pm | Open to the Public | Free of Charge

ONE HISTORIC NIGHT  | 5:30 – 8:00 PM
5:30 PM   |   Exhibition Opening, Evening Reception with the Artists  |  Miami Art Duo, ‘We Are Nice’n Easy’
6:30 PM   |   Historic Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony  |  ACL | ROW Sculpture Garden
(Sponsored by Method & Concept & hosted by Chad Jensen, welcoming City of Naples Mayor Heitmann, Naples Botanical Garden team with Donna McGinnis, Naples Depot Museum, Naples Artists, Brett Harvey, Rand Adler and more)
7:00 PM   |   Unveiling of Monumental Public Art | Sculptor, Brett Harvey

LOCATION:  METHOD & CONCEPT  |   111 10th St. S. Ste 112, Naples, FL 34102
239.529.2633  |  info@methodandconcept.com

* Method & Concept | The Collective is located one block south of the round-about at 10th St. S. & Central Avenue
* Method & Concept featuring a taste of Warren American Whiskey Kitchen
* Free Parking at The Collective 3-Level Garage (Entrance Behind Method & Concept)

DETAILS  |  EVENT & EXHIBITION  |  METHOD & CONCEPT is excited to unveil, ACL | ROW SCULPTURE GARDEN (Atlantic Coast Line  |  Right-of-Way) on Wednesday March 1st, 2023.  Located at the Right-of-Way just south of METHOD & CONCEPT gallery in Suite 112 at 111 10th Street South, the project entitled:  ACL | ROW is a passion project of Method & Concept and features contemporary sculpture by local artist Brett Harvey, as well as Ran Adler as well as curated plants from the Naples Botanical Garden.

After years of development and planning by, METHOD & CONCEPT Director, Chad Jensen, the ACL | ROW brings together community collaborators such as the Naples Botanical Garden and the City of Naples to highlight local history of the Naples Design District and powerful works of public art including Brett Harvey sculpture installed later this year!

The new sculpture park named, ACL | ROW stands to bring attention to the historical context of this area by educating and informing of our local history.  ACL will highlight important historical references unique to our local area with an informative timeline of the history of the Naples Depot Museum as well as contemporary artworks relevant to our time.  ACL | ROW sculpture park was key to enhancing the quality of life and day-to-day experience for our Naples Design District community and visitors including Garden Volunteers and local non-profits such as STARability!

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR FRIENDS AND COLLABORATORS ~
*  The City of Naples  * The Naples Botanical Garden  * The Naples Depot Museum  * Florida Gulf Coast University  * The Naples Design District  * STARability  * The Collective

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GARDEN VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:  Please email:  amy@methodandconcept.com

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Sarah Baker

Art & Design Coordinator

Sarah Baker is inspired by artist studio practices and as the Art and Design Coordinator at METHOD & CONCEPT she is dedicated to supporting the creative process. A graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University, Fine Art program, Sarah is active in the SWFL art & design culture and is an artist in her own right.Integrating her skillset at a maker with expertise and knowledge of fibers and textiles, Sarah collaborates with METHOD & CONCEPT teams to provide an informed experience for art collectors and interior design clients.

Yose Alonso

Associate Interior Designer

Yoselin Alonso is an Interior Designer who focuses on functional design and believes in constructing exclusive spaces that evoke emotion. Incorporating the unique diversity of each client, her design details are profound, ensuring one-of-a-kind personalized spaces. A graduate of University of Florida’s College of Design, Alonso harnesses conceptual and practical skills that bring spaces to life from planning and construction through to the finest of details. Having grown up around construction and design, Alonso is eager to make her mark in the design world as a part of the METHOD & CONCEPT team.

Amy Jensen

Gallery Manager

At METHOD & CONCEPT, Amy is a champion for artists and coordinates season exhibitions and special events as well as outreach and community projects working closely with artists, collectors and community partners. Drawing from an arts education and two decades of experience working in the arts and for non-profit institutions, Amy actively advocates for arts & culture and enhanced quality of life through her work as Gallery Manager for METHOD & CONCEPT and in the local community.

Chad Jensen

Creative Director & Managing Partner

Chad Jensen is an artist, furniture maker, designer, and the Founding Director of METHOD & CONCEPT. Jensen is a true advocate for the arts, his work and the gallery’s programming both demonstrate the symbiotic relationship between contemporary craft, fine art and design.

In 2013, Jensen launched METHOD & CONCEPT as a division of Thomas Riley Companies, to represent international emerging, mid-career and established artists and designers. Jensen has exhibited numerous artists including Matthew Shlian, Peter Zimmermann, Tadao Cern, Kim Keever and Arik Levy.

In addition to his work at METHOD & CONCEPT, Jensen is an active leader in Naples’ cultural landscape, placing monumental public art at The Collective and Sugden-Gomez building at Baker Park. He is the Founding Director and serves on the Executive Board of the Naples Design District and the United Arts Council of Collier County, where he served as president for two terms. Jensen also serves on the Advisory Board of Digital Media Design at Florida Gulf Coast University, where he is a frequent guest speaker, gallery juror and student mentor.

As an artist, he has exhibited at The Baker Museum in Naples, FL; Rudolf Budja Gallery, Miami; as well as Guinevere, London. He has participated in international art fairs such as the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York, NY and the Shanghai Art Fair, China. In 2014, Jensen designed a limited-edition furniture collection that was presented during New York Design Week. Interior Design, Art Basel Guide and Casa da Abitare have featured his work.