Kristine Woodward is the founder and owner of Woodward Gallery, which she and her husband, director John Woodward, established in 1994. Kristine graduated from Beth Israel Medical Center and Pace University, before retiring as a Board Certified Critical Care Registered Nurse. She has been the AGBU invited Moderator and Panelist on “The Art of Business” […]
Woodward Gallery has been a NYC institution for almost a quarter century. It is a pioneer in the heart of Manhattan’s Lower East Side, a neighborhood with a rich history of art and culture. Woodward Gallery developed a Project Space at 132A Eldridge Street to offer street artists an authorized location to paint and display […]
Exhibition History at Gourmet Garage
Woodward Gallery was originally located in SoHo across from the first Gourmet Garage back in the 1990s. Director John Woodward had been a chef at the historic Four Seasons Restaurant and also a private executive chef. With this strong culinary background, Woodward had the idea to share epicurean themed art in his popular SoHo neighborhood by inviting Artists working in varied styles and mediums.
The strange, almost menacing shadow done in black paint on the wall gave us an electrifying jolt – recalls Alessandro Riva of GallerySalvatore Ala, while remembering the New York in the 1980s, and his first encounter with Richard Hambleton art.
“Street art, of course, has a legendary history on the Lower East Side. From graffiti and gang signs to colorful murals on the walls of community centers, the canvas of the streets has always been a perfect place to paint the urban dreams of…”