"Saggy Bender," a duct tape work created in 2018, has been acquired by The Civic Art Collection for permanent display at The Civic, an adaptive reuse development at 16th St. and Girard Ave., Philadelphia. A catalog of this private collection of contemporary art is being produced in conjunction with the opening of the new residence to tenants.
Formerly St Joseph’s Hospital and now a residential and commercial space, The Civic has acquired a strong collection of works by contemporary artists—many of whom create in Philadelphia and together employ a wide array of styles, mediums, and intentions. Artists include Sheldon Abba, Scott Albrecht, Frito Bastien, Ryan...
My drawing, "Mirror and Fold," is available for bidding via the InLiquid Benefit, a silent auction fundraiser for the Philly organization that promotes local artists. This intricate graphite drawing plays two perspectives of architecture against one another, one of depth and density and the other flat but warping, through an imagined view in center city, Philadelphia.
The work will be on view for the Benefit auction at the Icebox at Crane Arts Center starting Friday, February 1 and bidding is open now.
Entrances and Exits is now on view at the Crane Arts Building, Philadelphia.Take a look at some installation views of this handsome exhibition featuring work by Matthew Borgen, Laura Krasnow, and me. Curated by Mat Tomezko for InLiquid, the work in the show "takes a playful approach to surface and the picture plane...contains multiple points of view, creates and breaks the illusion, and subverts traditional notions of pictorial space and compositional elements."
Entrances and Exits, featuring Matthew Borgen, Laura Krasnow, and me, "takes a playful approach to surface and the picture plane. The artwork contains multiple points of view, creates and breaks the illusion, and subverts traditional notions of pictorial space and compositional elements. With an eclectic mix of interests and influences, the artists in this show make unusual connections between a wide range of subject and styles including comic book panels, postwar modernism, street art, glass windows, and scientific charts and illustrations."
In addition to an opening reception for the exhibition, a grand opening reception will be held for The InLiquid Gall...
My piece, "Fold-Up Template", is available for bidding via the InLiquid Benefit, a silent auction fundraiser for the Philly organization that promotes local artists. This intricate graphite drawing takes a look at multiple perspectives of architecture through one view in center city, Philadelphia.
The work will be on view for the Benefit auction at the Icebox at Crane Arts Center starting Thursday, November 2, however, you can still bid in advance.
Silvermine Art Center in New Canaan, CT is giving props to the little guys in their current exhibition. "Big Impressions, Small Presses: Small Independent Press Shops," has being organized as a snapshot of work being produced by some of the great indie printmaking shops today in the Northeast U.S.. "Curated in collaboration with James Reed, Collections Manager for Silvermine’s Gabor Peterdi International Print Collection," this show includes 9 independent presses that have "contributed in a significant way to the contemporary art of printmaking. Among their many specialties are original fine-art lithographs, hand-printed fine art editions, mixed-media prints...
Making It, theannual alumni exhibition at University of the Arts is on view from September 22 - October 20 in Hamilton Hall. This year's show, curated by Eric Preisendanz, "confirms the innovative ethos of...alumni as creators in evolving and diverse capacities and in changing, developing networks." Making Itfeatures two pieces of mine and twelve artists total whose work embodies "the creative spirit in a changing world":
I've got a two-page spread in the latest Studio Visit Magazine (vol. 37) featuring both Stripescape I and II. This selection of international artists was juried by Diana Gaston, Director of the Tamarind Institute in Albuquerque, NM.
Studio Visit is distributed to select curators and galleries around the U.S. While it is not available in stores a digital publication has been made available.
Stripescape I and II were published by Petrichor Press and printed by Peter Haarz, TMP. Both are available for purchase at my shop.
Tamarind Institute's primary fundraising event, WIN/WIN Art Lottery, will feature both Stripescape I and II among 75 artworks donated by Tamarind artists, printers, and friends.
All artwork, which includes prints by Polly Apfelbaum, Nick Cave, Mark Dion, Tara Donovan, Jonathan Lasker, Linn Meyers, Louise Nevelson, James Sienna, and Andrea Zittel among many more artists, will be given away lottery style to special ticket holders. Participants can enter to win by purchasing a ticket either as an attendee or out-of-towner. The work will be on view in the Tamarind Gallery from September 12 - 15. The lottery event will take place on September 16.
Petrichor Press brought the goods to the Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair, which ran April 1 -2 at Baltimore Museum of Art. Among the highlights were a suite of ten new prints by Astrid Bowlby, an inverse print of her work, Everything, and two grey color-trial-proofs of my "Stripescape" lithographs, all of which were shown for the first time. All images are from the preview on Friday, March 31.