Artist series

Welcome to the Figure/Ground Communication Artist interview series. With the addition of an Arts section, Figure/Ground Communication will bring artists working in a variety of disciplines and media into the conversation already in progress with other scholars, philosophers, and educators.

On a personal level, art was my first language: perhaps I drew before I spoke, or even better than I could speak. My practice of art went on hiatus while I pursued a career in psychoanalysis; I do both now and see them as sharing a similar sensibility as I practice them. Both are practiced in relative solitude, both are undertaken with minimal preconceived intentions, both invite a kind of open-door policy to interpretations.

Still, there are myriad paths to becoming and being an artist. In this new interview series, the emphasis is to highlight the career paths and studio practices of invited artists. The opportunity to be in conversation and virtually enter their studios is an incredible resource for students and other working artists, and we expect this series will offer insightful commentary on the processes and circumstances of art.

In 2013, we will be expanding the series to include interviews with artists in other disciplines- writers, musicians, filmmakers.

Julia Schwartz
Editor

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[wpspoiler name=”Kim Abeles” ] Kim Abeles’ installations and community projects cross disciplines and media to explore biography, geography and environment. She has exhibited in twenty-two countries, including large-scale installations in Vietnam, Thailand, Czech Republic, England, China and South Korea. She represented the U.S. for the Fotografie Biennale Rotterdam and Cultural Centre of Berchem in Antwerp. A mid-career survey of her work curated by Karen Moss for the Santa Monica Museum, Kim Abeles: Encyclopedia Persona A-Z, toured the United States and South America. The Fellows of Contemporary Art sponsored the exhibition, and the South American tour was presented by the United States Information Agency. Abeles received the 2013 Fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Her work is in public collections including the Museum of Modern Art Library Collection, New York; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Berkeley Art Museum; Sandwell Community History and Archives, UK; and the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, Richmond, Virginia. Abeles’ journals, artists books and process documents are archived at the Center for Art + Environment, Nevada Museum of Art. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”Lisa Adams” ] Lisa Adams is a painter and public artist who lives and works in Los Angeles, California. Adams graduated with a B.A. in Painting from Scripps College in Claremont, California and received her M.F.A. from the Claremont Graduate University. She is the recipient of numerous awards including a Fulbright Professional Scholar Award, a Brody Arts Fund Fellowship and a Durfee ARC Grant. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and is in the public collections of Eli Broad, the San Jose Museum of Art, the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, the Laguna Museum of Art and the Edward Albee Foundation. She is represented by CB1 Gallery in Los Angeles, California. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”Kevin Appel” ] Kevin Appel was born in Los Angeles. He received his BFA from Parsons School of Design in 1990 and his MFA from the University of California in 1995. He is a Professor and Associate Chair of Graduate Studies at the University of California Irvine. His solo exhibitions include Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City (2012), ACME. Gallery, Los Angeles (2009), Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland (2008), Wilkinson Gallery, London (2006); Angles Gallery, Santa Monica (2006, 2002, 1999, 1998); Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City (2003); Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York (2001); and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (1999). His work is included in MOMA, LACMA, MOCA, and Portland Art Museum in Oregon. He has an upcoming show at Christopher Grimes Gallery in September 2013. Appel maintains a studio is Los Angeles. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”Brett Baker” ] Brett Baker is a painter who lives and works in Durham, North Carolina. He earned a B.A. in Fine Arts from the College of William and Mary, a Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Painting from Brandeis University, and an MFA in Painting from Boston University. His work has received numerous awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship in Painting. Recent solo exhibitions include Elizabeth Harris Gallery (NY), Simon Gallery (NJ), The Painting Center (NY), and St. Mary’s College of Maryland. He is represented by Elizabeth Harris Gallery in New York. In addition to his visual artwork, Brett is also a nationally recognized blogger and art writer. He the editor of Painters’ Table, a painting magazine blog with an international readership. His blog posts and reviews also have been published on the Huffington Post and the online journal Aeqai. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”Aimee Bender” ] Aimee Bender is the author of five books: The Girl in the Flammable Skirt (1998) which was a NY Times Notable Book, An Invisible Sign of My Own (2000) which was an L.A. Times pick of the year, Willful Creatures (2005) which was nominated byThe Believer as one of the best books of the year, The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake (2010) which recently won the SCIBA award for best fiction, and an Alex Award, and The Color Master, released this last August, a NY Times Notable book for 2013. Her short fiction has been published in Granta, GQ, Harper’s, Tin House, McSweeney’s, The Paris Review, and many more places, as well as heard on PRI’s This American Life and Selected Shorts. She has received two Pushcart prizes, was nominated for the TipTree award in 2005, and the Shirley Jackson short story award in 2010. Her fiction has been translated into sixteen languages.
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[wpspoiler name=”Kelly Berg” ] Kelly Berg was born in Concord, Massachusetts and grew up just outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota where she began drawing and painting at an early age. Later on she returned to the East Coast where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Rhode Island School of Design. Being currently based in Los Angeles since 2009, Kelly has been creating and exhibiting her work locally including her two solo shows “Amazonia” and “Subterranean” at Frank Pictures Gallery in Bergamot Station. Her work has most recently been exhibited in group shows at The Barrick Museum (NV), Walter Maciel Gallery (CA), Leslie Sacks Fine Art (CA), Gallery 825 (CA), and the Carnegie Art Museum (CA). Kelly also was selected to participate in the Simply Perfect Art Project, an artist residency at the famous Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood in 2011. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”Farrell Brickhouse” ] Farrell Brickhouse is an artist/ educator who lives and works in New York City. He attended Skowhegan School in 1971 and Queens College of the City University of NY graduating with a BA in 1974. Farrell is an Instructor of Painting in the Undergraduate Program at the School of Visual Arts in NYC since 1980 and has been a Visiting Artist at Ohio State University, Columbia University, Parsons and the New York Studio School. He is the recipient of both the National Endowment for the Arts and the Pollock- Krasner Grant. His work is in the collections of The San Diego Museum, Weatherspoon Gallery, the Wadsworth Atheneum, the William Benton Museum and numerous private and corporate collections. Farrell is represented by the John Davis Gallery in Hudson, NY. He maintains a studio on Staten Island, NY. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”Kristin Calabrese” ] Born in San Francisco in 1968, Kristin Calabrese is a Los Angeles-based painter who received her MFA from UCLA in 1998. Her paintings are imbued with multiple layers of meaning. Intentionally and intensely charged with psychological implications, the canvases eerily resonate on a subconscious level. Though in many cases Calabrese’s imagery seems at first benign, there is a troubling sense of apprehension that permeates her sense of play. Calabrese has exhibited with Gagosian, Leo Koenig, Saatchi Gallery, Susanne Vielmetter, amongst others, and is represented by Brennan & Griffin in New York. As well, her work has been included in exhibitions at the Seattle Art Museum, WA, The Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA, and the San Francisco Art Institute, CA. and is included in such prestigious collections as the Neuberger Berman, Saatchi, and the Armand Hammer Museum. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”Rebecca Campbell” ] Rebecca Campbell received her M.F.A. in Painting and Drawing in June 2001 from the University of California, Los Angeles. She has exhibited nationally and internationally at LA Louver Gallery, Ameringer-Mc Enery-Yohe, Gagosian Gallery, the Phoenix Art Museum, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Cornell Fine Arts Museum among other galleries and museums. She has taught at Art Center College of Design, Claremont Graduate University, Vermont College of Fine Art, California State University Fullerton, Anderson Ranch Arts Center and Idyllwild Arts. Campbell’s work is regularly presented at Art Fairs including Art Basel, Art Basel Miami Beach, ARCO, ADAA The Art Show and has been featured in publications including Art News, Los Angeles Times, Art Papers, X-TRA, Artworks Magazine, Art Ltd., and the Huffington Post. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”Mark Dutcher” ] Mark Dutcher is a longtime L.A.-based artist whose imperfect paintings reflect a worldview and studio practice which privilege the flawed compositions of organic process. Often sampling song lyrics or names of former loves in his rough-hewn paintings, Dutcher explores notions of transience, loss, and death. He leaves blemishes and fingerprints visible and mistakes intact, emphasizing the artist’s hand and process. “I’m interested in flaws and systems that leave flaws, in the traces that demonstrate that things don’t always work out the way you think they will.” He has had solo shows at SolwayJones gallery, Steve Turner Contemporary and the Santa Monica Museum of Art. Group shows include the 2004 Biennial at the Orange County Museum of Art and recently C24 Gallery in NY. He recently had a solo show of paintings called Transfer at Coagula Curatorial in Los Angeles, CA. He lives and works in Los Angeles. We spoke by email over the past two months. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”Lori Ellison” ] Lori Ellison is a nationally exhibiting artist and writer living in Brooklyn, New York. She received her BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1981 and her MFA from Tyler School of Art in 1996. She attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 1993. Ellison works with notebook paper and pen in addition to gouache on panels, and she has also worked with egg tempera, enamels, and glitter. Ellison is also a poet and aphorist. Recent group exhibitions include The Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, CA, Philip Slein Gallery in St Louis, MO, and the UB Art Gallery at SUNY Buffalo. Her work has been reviewed in The New York Times, New York Magazine, Artcritical, Hyperallergic, and numerous other publications. Ellison’s drawings are in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Her paintings and drawings are now on view in a solo exhibition entitled “Lori Ellison” at McKenzie Fine Art in New York through February 16th, 2014. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”Gregory Euclide” ] Gregory Euclide is an American contemporary artist and teacher who currently lives and works outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Euclide holds an MFA in Studio Art from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minnesota, a BFA in Studio Art from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and a BAE in secondary art education from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh, Wisconsin. He has exhibited nationally and internationally at numerous galleries, including David B.Smith Gallery in Denver, CO, Martha Otero Gallery in Los Angeles, CA, and Stolen Space Gallery in London. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”Molissa Fenley” ] Choreographer and performer Molissa Fenley has created 75 dance works during her continuing career. Her work has been presented throughout the United States, South America, Europe, Australia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong. She was born in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1954 and attended Mills College in Oakland, California where she received her BA in dance in 1975. In that year she moved to New York City and formed Molissa Fenley and Company in 1977. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”Barbara Friedman” ] Barbara Friedman has lived and shown her work in New York City since 1983, after receiving her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and her MFA from UC Berkeley. Also since 1983 she has been a professor of art at Pace University. She has had over a dozen solo exhibitions in New York City, most recently at the Painting Center (2012) and Michael Steinberg Fine Art (2007, 2009). Other recent solo exhibitions include BCB Art in Hudson, NY (2010), Van Brunt Gallery in Beacon (2008), and Ober Gallery of Kent, CT (2008). Among earlier solo exhibitions were Art Resources Transfer, Queens Museum, and White Columns (all NYC); Carnegie-Mellon University, Cleveland State University, the Roanoke Museum of Fine Arts, and the Dana Wright Gallery in San Francisco. Group exhibitions of the last twelve months include “Four Who Paint” at Valentine Gallery (Queens) and – in February 2013 – “20/20/2013” at Studio10 in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Reviews of Friedman’s work have appeared in the New York Times, the New York Sun, The Irish Times, Newsday, Art in America, ARTS Magazine, and Artweek. A group of her paintings were selected for the 2007 issue of New American Paintings, and another group for the 2010 issue. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”Charles Garabedian” ] Charles Garabedian (b.1923) is an American artist known for his imaginative paintings and drawings rich in references to Greek and Chinese symbolism. His detailed artwork reveals a deeply personal world that explores the relationship between painting and sculpture. A veteran of World War II, the GI Bill afforded Garabedian the opportunity to study literature and philosophy at the University of California, Santa Barbara, from 1947 to 1948. He then attended USC in Los Angeles and earned his BA in 1950. Almost a decade later, Garabedian entered UCLA, and in 1961 received his MA in art. He remained to teach at the university until 1973. Garabedian gave his first solo exhibition at the Ceeje gallery in Los Angeles (1963) and subsequent one man shows followed at the Fine Arts Gallery at Cal State Northridge (1974), the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (1981), the Luckman Gallery, Cal State Los Angeles (2003/2004), and Santa Barbara Museum of Art (2011). He shows regularly in New York (Betty Cuningham) and Venice, CA (L.A. Louver); his show re:GENERATION is currently on exhibit at L.A. Louver through May 2013. He lives in Santa Monica and works almost daily in his studio. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”Joy Garnett” ] Joy Garnett is an interdisciplinary artist and writer who lives in Brooklyn, NY. Her paintings, based on news photographs, scientific imagery, and military documents she gathers from the Internet, locate instances of the apocalyptic sublime in mass media culture. Her social media projects examine the intersections of our digital and material worlds. Her work has been exhibited at MoMA P.S.1, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Milwaukee Art Museum. Her paintings have been reproduced on book covers and in numerous publications including Harper‘s, Perspecta: The Yale School of Architecture Journal and Cabinet magazine. Garnett serves as Arts Editor at Cultural Politics, a contemporary media theory journal published by Duke University Press. Her writing has appeared in the anthology Virilio Now (Polity 2011), and in the forthcoming Virilio & Visual Culture, The Virilio Dictionary (both with Edinburgh University Press 2013), and The Cultural Politics Reader (Duke University Press 2013). She is currently working on a family memoir about politics and art set in Egypt’s Old Regime. She is represented by Winkleman Gallery, New York. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”Anne Harris” ] Anne Harris received her BFA from Washington University in St. Louis in 1986, and her MFA from Yale in 1988. She has participated in over a hundred solo and group exhibitions at galleries such as Alexandre (NYC), DC Moore (NYC), Corbett vs. Dempsey (Chicago), and Nielsen Gallery (Boston); and at museums such as The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, The Portland Museum of Art, The Bowdoin College Museum of Art, The California Center for contemporary Art, the North Dakota Museum of Art, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art and many more. Exhibitions from the past 12 months include her solo exhibition Phantasmagorical: Self Portraits, at Alexandre Gallery, the OBPC exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World, at the PAFA Museum, Sic Transit Mundi: Industry of the Ordinary, at the Chicago Cultural Center and The Mind’s I, a collaborative drawing project organized by Harris at Julius Caesar Gallery, Chicago. Her work is in such public collections as The Fogg Museum at Harvard, The Yale University Art Gallery, The Portland Museum of Art and The New York Public Library and has been reviewed in such publications as the New York Times, The New Yorker, The Boston Globe, Art in America and Art News. Grants and awards received include a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, an NEA Individual Artists Fellowship and an RAIR fellowship. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”Nicole Holofcener” ] Nicole Holofcener is an American film and television director and writer. She studied film making at Columbia and made two short films there, one of which– Angry– received critical acclaim at Sundance Film Festival. Holofcener made her feature film writing and directing debut with Walking and Talking in 1996. In 2001, she made her second feature film, Lovely & Amazing. She has also directed episodes of some of television’s best series including Six Feet Under, Parks and Recreation, and Enlightened. She has made three subsequent feature films, including Friends With Money (2006), Please Give (2010), and most recently Enough Said (2013), starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Catherine Keener, and James Gandolfini (in his last film). She has been nominated for and received numerous nominations and awards including several Independent Spirit Award nominations for Best Screenplay for Lovely & Amazing, Friends with Money, Please Give, and Enough Said; and Best Direction nomination for Lovely & Amazing. in 2011 at the Independent Spirit Awards, Holofcener received the Robert Altman Award for Please Give. Holofcener received the Dorothy Arzner Directors Award for Friends With Money in 2006. She was born in New York City, but currently lives in Venice, California. She graciously took some time to answer a few questions for Figure Ground via email, while in the middle of extensive travel and a multitude of other interviews. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”John Lees” ] John Lees was born in 1943 in Denville, NJ. He received his BFA and MFA from the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles, CA. He has been an instructor at the New York Studio School since 1988 and is the recipient of numerous awards and grants, including the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Hassam, Speicher, Betts, and Symons Purchase Fund Award; the Francis J. Greenburger Award; the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Grant; and the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant. His work is included in the Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI; the Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA; The Kemper Collection, Kansas City, MO; the Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; and The New Museum, New York, NY. Lees has exhibited extensively, including Edward Thorp Gallery, Hirschl & Adler Modern, and John Davis Gallery. Lees is represented by the Betty Cuningham Gallery in New York; his most recent exhibition there was in May 2013. His next exhibition will be at John Davis Gallery in October 2013. He lives and works in upstate New York. We spoke over the phone recently. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”Judith Linhares” ] Judith Linhares is a painter living and working in Brooklyn, New York. Born in Pasadena, California in 1940, she earned both her BFA and MFA at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland. Her work has been included in 53 solo exhibitions and more than 175 group exhibitions. Her awards include the Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, the Joan Mitchell Foundation Fellowship, the American Academy of Arts and Letters Award, the Adeline Kent Award, three National Endowment for the Arts grants, Anonymous Was A Woman grant, a Pollock Krasner grant and an Adolph Gottleib grant. Her work is in numerous public collections including the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, the Smithsonian Institution of American Art in Washington, D.C., the San Francisco Museum of American Art, San Francisco, CA, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, Berkley Museum of Art, CA, and the Frederick Weisman Collection, Los Angeles, CA. Linhares is represented in New York by Edward Thorp Gallery and in Los Angles, California by Jancar Gallery. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”Maya Angelique Lujan” ] Maya Angelique Lujan is a native Angelina. She grew up in Topanga Canyon and currently lives and works as an artist, curator and publisher in Venice. She recently exhibited at Jancar Gallery and Texan Equities, and has exhibits planned in 2013 at LA Contemporary Art Fair and again at Texan Equities. She has curated extensively, most recently Caesura at The Annenberg Beach House. A long-term goal is to travel in space as part of an ongoing art project. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”Don Porcaro” ] Don Porcaro grew up in New Jersey and has lived and worked in New York City since 1974. He earned his BFA from Fairleigh Dickinson University and his MFA in Sculpture from Columbia University. Porcaro has been a professor at Parsons The New School for Design since 1985 and was Chair of the Fine Arts Department from 2003-2008. In 2011, he spent his sabbatical leave as the U.S. representative to the Forma Viva Sculpture Symposium in Portoroz, Slovenia where he built a permanent outdoor sculpture, now installed in Forma Viva’s public sculpture park. Porcaro is the recipient of a New York State Council on the Arts and a New York Foundation for the Arts SOS Grant, and has exhibited widely throughout the United States and Europe. His works are in the public collections of City University of New York; Emory University, Atlanta; Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ; The New School for Social Research, NY; Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, MO; and The Progressive Corporation, Cleveland, OH, among others. His most recent commission was a public sculpture for the lobby of Marx Realty at 705 Third Avenue in New York City. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”Simon Ryder” ] Simon Ryder is a UK-based artist, founder member of artNucleus co-curator of Mezz. He uses blogging as an integral part of his practice. Simon’s work investigates how “the places we inhabit form and inform us and in turn our actions, mediated through the processes and technologies that we use, shape our environment”. He draws upon a wider range of references from the worlds of art, science and ecology, often adopting an indigenous way of making, one that reflects an underlying essence of that context, to realise his work. This research approach brings Simon into a variety of contexts, ranging from cathedrals and hospital department to farms and wetland reserves. He studied at Kingston University and completed his MA at the Royal College of Art in 1997. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”Jennifer Wynne Reeves” ] Jennifer Wynne Reeves has enjoyed numerous exhibitions internationally, including one person shows at Gian Enzo Sperone in Rome, Max Protetch in New York, Ramis Barquet in New York and Monterrey, Art & Public in Geneva, The Wooster Art Museum in Massachusetts, Joan Prats in Barcelona, and Gorney Bravin + Lee in New York. The many reviews of her exhibitions include The New York Times by Holland Cotter, The New Yorker by Alexi Worth, New York Magazine by Jerry Saltz, Art in America by David Ebony, Art Forum by Donald Kuspit, The New York Times by Ken Johnson, The Village Voice by Kim Levin and Art in America by Sarah Valdez. She is currently exhibiting at BravinLee through March 23rd. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”Ward Schumaker” ] Ward Schumaker has shown in New York, San Francisco, Shanghai, UC Berkeley, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.. His work is included in the collections of painters Eric Fischl + April Gornick; novelist Isabel Allende; television commentator Rachel Maddow + photographer Susan Mikula; sculptor Cris Gianakos; and gallerists Ivan Karp + Marilyn Gelfman Karp. In Los Angeles Schumaker is represented by the George Lawson Gallery; in Nashville by Zeitgeist; and in Shanghai by Stir. His current show, Dumb Boxes, is on view at George Lawson Gallery in Los Angeles from 17 November until 22 December 2012. He currently lives in New York with his wife, the artist Vivienne Flesher. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”James Siena” ] James Siena (BFA, Cornell University, 1979) is a New York based artist whose complex, rule-based linear abstractions have situated him firmly within the trajectory of modern American art. His artwork is driven by self-imposed predetermined sets of rules, or “visual algorithms,” which find their end-result in intensely concentrated, vibrantly-colored, freehand geometric patterns. Mr. Siena works across a diverse range of media, including lithography, etching, woodcut, engraving, drawing, and painting. His work is held in numerous prestigious public and private collections across the U.S., including Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, and Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. He is represented by Pace Gallery in New York City. His show at Galerie Xippas in Paris opens on March 22. We spoke in person and by email over the past several months, beginning with a studio visit in July of 2013. [/wpspoiler]
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[wpspoiler name=”Leslie Wayne” ] Leslie Wayne grew up in Southern California and has been living and working in New York City since 1982. She attended the College of Creative Studies at UC Santa Barbara and completed her BFA at Parsons School of Design in NY. She is the recipient of numerous grants, including a Joan Mitchell Foundation Artists Grant (2012), A New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Painting (2006), an Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Artists Grant (1994) and a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Artists Grant (1985). She has exhibited widely, both nationally and internationally and her work is in the public collections of the Birmingham Museum of Art, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art, the Portland Museum of Art, and the Miami Museum of Contemporary Art, among others. She is represented by Jack Shainman Gallery in New York, NY. [/wpspoiler]
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