Solo Show: Under the Surface at LMAK Gallery. Opens May 4, 2018 6-9pm.
I will present an immersive installation of biological/digital sculptures comprised of wooden armatures covered with printed vinyl tarps. This work is a collision of photography, textiles and digital manipulation and will provide a space for me to conduct a series of meditation-related events.
Solo Show: Sampler at Planthouse Gallery. Opens January 21, 2018 4-6pm.
Features flags I make by embroidering scraps of fabric from my studio. These works are both primordial and contemporary: full of patterns and connections relating to systems such as memory, the internet, plant roots and politics. Each flag is a proposition for reality - a symbol for and a window into a different world.
Interactive Performance: Gray Area at Blender Workspace, New York, NY. November 21, 8-9:30pm.
I will present a temporary environment inviting reflection and relaxation using his colorful fabric sculptures, group breathing exercises, and a performance of pleasantly dissonant, kaleidoscopic sound.
Panel Discussion at Hunter College with fellow Socrates Emerging Artist Fellows Tanda Francis and Moeinedin Shashei : November 8, 2017, 1-3pm
Group Show: A Dead Dog's Eye at Aquarius Gallery, Queens, NY, September 30 – October 15, 2017
Curated by Deric Carner, a selection of artworks about portraiture in absentia—where identity itself is treated as alien, obscure or
missing—are brought together to explore the self as a theater of confrontation and hidden meaning.
Performance / Collaboration with artist Lydia McCarthy, 7-10 PM, November 30, 2017, Essex Flowers Gallery, New York, NY
I will be doing a sound performance along with performances by Michael Hix and Great Ghost located in Lydia's exhibition, Non Game Ecstasy.
Event: Readings and Musical performances : 6:30-10pm, June 4, 2017, 201 Franklin Street, Brooklyn, NY
I organized an evening of Readings and performances with: Nicole Schneit (Air Waves), Kelly Donahue, The Other Maria, Patrick Gaughan, Doom Trumpet, Tanya Marquardt and Emily Toder.
Performance / Meditation Session: Collaboration with artist Lydia McCarthy, 3PM, April 1, 2017, 106 Green, Brooklyn, NY
I will be leading a meditation session inspired by and located in Lydia's exhibition, Ego Death, which will focus on building awareness of the present moment as a source of strength and clarity. I will arrange some of my pillow sculptures to sit on but feel free to bring your own as seating may be limited.
Fellowship: Socrates Emerging Artist Fellowship, New York, NY, June - September, 2017 - Socrates Annual Exhibition opens October 1, 2017 to March 11, 2018
Fellowship: Marble House Project, Dorset, VT, October 2017
I will explore the connection between art and meditation practices while in residence at Marble House, "a multi-disciplinary artist residency program that fosters collaboration & the exchange of ideas by providing an environment for artists across disciplines to live and work side by side."
Group Show: Thread by Thread at LMAK Gallery, New York, NY, March 15 - April 23, 2017
"A group exhibition with works by Liz Collins, Meg Lipke and David B. Smith, reveling fabric, it’s integrity, diversity and play. These artists find endless inspiration in the versatility and use it to create structures that are akin to paintings, sculptures or installations, each of them dealing with the material in a distinctive way and carving out their unique expression through each thread."
Group Show: Wrapping at LMAK Gallery, New York, NY, December 3 - 24, 2016
A display of gift wrapping paper by: Josh Egnew, Kate Hawkins, Alissa D. Polan, Carlos Rigau,
David B. Smith and Allie Yacina.
Art Fair: Mercado Sagrado, Malibu, CA, November 5 and 6th, 2016
I will present my woven blankets and sculptures in a booth I designed and will build at the Paramount Ranch in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.
Solo Show: The Unseen at Halsey McKay Gallery, September 13 to October 30, 2016
I will exhibiting new soft photo-sculptures and one painting at The Unseen, at Halsey McKay Gallery's 56 Henry Street location.
Group Show: Mi Casa Tu Casa at Johannes Vogt Gallery, NYC, July 13 to August 12, 2016
"Mi Casa, Tu Casa" at Johannes Vogt Gallery followed the objective to investigate concepts of feeling “at-home” under the grace of someone else’s hospitality. I displayed three soft sculptures, and was invited to lead a group meditation on "home" and "space" on July 28, 2016.
Jerome Fellowship at Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN, June, 2016
Drove to Minnesota in June for a month long Jerome Fellowship at the Franconia Sculpture Park. My large scale sculpture "Intimate Strangers" will be on display there for a year. Thank you to the Jerome Foundation, Franconia, and the other fellows.