Blue Rhythms 1, 2019
Acrylic on canvas board
16 x 20 inches Framed 17 1/4 x 21 1/4 inches
Balloons – Untitled, 2004
Oil on panel
8 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches
Bus Shelter – Untitled (soft filter), 2007
Oil on panel
9 x 16 inches
Overpass –Untitled, 2013
Oil on canvas on panel
26 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches
Jacques Mayol, 2020
graphite on paper
22 x 14 inches
Vintage textile, cotton embroidery floss, hand-stitched
13 1/2 x 13 inches
Rainbow Fragment Flag, 2021
Archival color print with laser cut overlay
11 x 18 inches
Edition of 50
Printed by Publicide Inc, New York, NY
Archival color print with sculptured embossment
and hot gloss stamp
11 x 18 inches
Edition of 50
Printed by Publicide Inc., New York, NY
On View: March 11 – April 8, 2021
Featuring work by gallery artists Margaret Garrett, Matt Magee, Robert Olsen, Naho Taruishi, and Diana Weymar.
Margaret Garrett is an American artist and dancer whose work explores movement, shape, rhythm, and the unfolding of contrapuntal patterns. Born inNorth Carolina and raised in Pennsylvania, she grew up training to be a dancer and went on to dance with the Pennsylvania and Cleveland Ballet Companies. In her early twenties, she discovered painting, finding something spiritually akin to dance in the movement of line and color, and switched her focus to visual art.
Garrett’s paintings, prints, and videos have been exhibited in galleries and museums across the United States, including Danese/Corey, the FLAG ArtFoundation, Birnam Wood, the Parrish Art Museum, and Planthouse. Her work has also been included in the Armory Show, Art on Paper, the Dallas Art Fair, and the Contemporary Print Fair at the Baltimore Museum of Art. She has been awarded residencies at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and in Assisi, Italy, and collaborated on two projects with Flatbed Press in Austin, Texas. Her films have been shown in film festivals such as the London International Motion PictureAwards and Frame x Frame in Houston. Garrett’s work is held in numerous private and corporate collections in the United States and Europe. Museum collections include the Blanton Museum of Art, the Parrish Art Museum and Guild HallMuseum. She lives and maintains a studio on Shelter Island, NY.
Matt Magee (1961) was born in Paris, France and has a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas and a Master of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn. He currently lives in Phoenix, Arizona. Magee’s work is held in the collections of Museum Fine Arts Houston, Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Phoenix Art Museum, Albuquerque Art Museum, Columbus Museum of Art, JP Morgan Chase Art Collection, New York and Twitter Inc., San Francisco.
Robert Olsen (1969–2014) received his BFA from California College of Arts and Crafts in 1998 and his MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2002. While in college he started showing paintings through the Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects gallery. He would later have solo shows at: Black Dragon Society, LA; Plane Space, NY; G Fine Art, Washington DC; and Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver and Toronto, Canada. He was in group shows at: H2O LA; University of North Texas, Denton; Luckman Fine Art Complex, Cal State LA; Marcello Marvelli Gallery NY; ArtForum Berlin, Germany; Hayworth Gallery LA; Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs NY; Monterrey Mexico; Reed College, Portland OR; Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY; Hartford Community College, Bel Air, MD; CCA at 100, Braunstein/ Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA; Nathan Larramendy; Ojai, CA; Ars Libri, Boston MA; The Green Gallery East, Milwaukee, WI; ACP LA; Silverlake, LA, CA; Torrance Art Museum, Torrance CA; Wonderloch Kellerland, Berlin Germany; Anne Marten’s Home, LA; and Begovich Gallery—CSU Fullerton, CA. His last solo shows were Notebook Paintings and L.A. Freeways at Planthouse, NY, and his last group show was “I, II, III”, at South of Sunset, LA. PUBLIC COLLECTIONS Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY.
Born in Tokyo, Japan, Naho Taruishi lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Her work has been shown both locally and abroad including at Planthouse Gallery, The Drawing Center, A.I.R Gallery in New York, NY as well as shows at Rochester Institute of Technology, NY, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, TX, and RK Projects, RI among others. Her publications are held in various institutional collections including the Library of Congress, New York Public Library, Harvard University and Yale University. Taruishi has been awarded a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant. She also has received fellowships from The Drawing Center, the MacDowell Colony, the Watermill Center and Atlantic Center for
Diana Weymar is an artist and activist. She grew up in the wilderness of Northern British Columbia, studied creative writing at Princeton University, and worked in film in New York City. She has created projects with Build Peace (in Nicosia, Bogota, Zurich, Belfast and the US/Mexico border), the Arts Council of Princeton, the Nantucket Atheneum, the W.E.B. Du Bois Center at UMass Amherst, the University of Puget Sound, The Zen Hospice Project (San Francisco), the Peddie School, Open Arts Space (Damascus, Syria), Trans Tipping Point Project (Victoria, BC), New York Textile Month, Textile Arts Center (Brooklyn, NY), The Wing (NYC and SF), and Alison Cornyn’s Incorrigibles project, as well as Syrian journalist and activist Mansour Omari. She is a judge / presenter for All Stitched Up at the University of Puget Sound.
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