BOS, Fertile Solitude, Satellite Art Show and Mass MoCA

I’ve spent the better part of 2016 shifting gears in both life and art. With two shows to close out 2016 and a residency at Mass MoCA, I have lots of exciting news to report! 

Last week, I inaugurated my long-awaited return to NYC by participating in Bushwick Open Studios. It was as great a homecoming as I could have asked for, with hundreds of friends and friendly strangers passing through over two days. Visitors previewed new work for two upcoming shows, Fertile Solitude and In Silhouette.

For both exhibitions, I’ll be showing pieces from a new body of work called Anarkhos, inspired by the ancient Greek term for “without a beginning”. Whereas Geometer considered ways of measuring experience, Anarkhos looks at the opposite: the immeasurable. 

The first show, Fertile Solitude is curated by the exceptional Elizabeth Devlin opens October 14 and takes place at one of my favorite venues in Boston, The Mills Gallery at Boston Center for the Arts. With a floorplan laid out like an intimate hedge maze, its goal is to offer an antidote for an age of a technologically "self-inflicted state of constant connectivity” by creating individual moments of curiosity and contemplation.

The second upcoming show is called In Silhouette. Curated by writer/curator/consultant/powerhouse Kristin Sancken, it will take place at Satellite Art Show in December during Miami Art Week. The show will feature site-specific installations engaging the silhouette, extending the tradition from its original graphic meaning to explore elements such as lighting ratios, spatial awareness, artistic conventions and viewer comprehension. 

Last of all, I’ll be continuing these projects and more at The Studios at Mass MoCA artist-in-residence program in January. I couldn’t be more thrilled to have been selected for this program.  

Fertile Solitude
Curated by Elizabeth Devlin
ARTISTS Piper Brett, Caleb Cole, Emily Eveleth, Dana Filibert, Cig Harvey, Kyle Hittmeier, Annette Lemieux, Megan and Murray McMillan, Noritaka Minami, Hao Ni, Steven Pestana, Shelley Reed, Erin M. Riley and Sarah Wentworth
Mills Gallery at Boston Center for the Arts
October 14–December 18, 2016
Opening Reception Friday, October 14, 6–8pm
539 Tremont St
Boston, MA 02116

In Silhouette
Curated by Kristin Sancken
ARTISTS Julia Colavita, Coke Wisdom O'Neal, Steven Pestana
Satellite Art Show, Room 16
December 1 – December 4, 2016
1510 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139