Henry Bermudez and Michelle Marcuse co-founded HOUSE Gallery1816 in 2010 and are joint directors. Together they have curated over 30 exhibitions and projects across a range of disciplines and media. The gallery acts as a bridge between the local and the global at a central location on the Arts Corridor in Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
Since establishing the gallery, Bermudez and Marcuse have been developing and building a reputation for presenting thoughtful and intelligent curation. The exhibitions have incorporated national and international contemporary art. Recent exhibitions have included the works of Steven Garr, Esperanza Cortes, Paul Santoleri and Doug Herren. HOUSE Gallery1816 mission operates with the understanding that Art lends inspiration and perspective to life’s challenges, bringing people together to create better societies in a creative and playful way.
HOUSEGallery artists have received awards/grants and residencies some of which include Philagrafika Invitational, Joan Mitchell Foundation Fellowship, The Pew Fellowship in the Arts, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Visual Artist Fellowships, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, and the Leeway Foundation.
HOUSEGallery also hosts Fire Museum Presents, the event organizers bringing the experimental/psychedelic/avant/world noise/music.