Two Coats of Paint artist-in-residence: Julie Wolfe

April 17th through 23rd, DC visual artist Julie Wolfe will be in residence at Two Coats of Paint. Forming an ongoing research-based practice, Wolfe’s conceptual work explores studies for possible futures, alternative and marginalized ways-of-knowing, salvage practices, and the relationship of human activity to Earth systems. Through reconfiguring and recontextualizing salvaged materials, she assembles images, sculptures, drawings and … read more… “Two Coats of Paint artist-in-residence: Julie Wolfe”

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My camping residency at Hammonasset Beach

This week I bought a cheap tent and headed to Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, Connecticut, for a break from the city. I wanted to see the starry sky, draw by the nearly-full moon, and wake up before dawn to watch the sunrise on the beach. The 500-site campground is a mecca for families … read more… “My camping residency at Hammonasset Beach”

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Two Coats of Paint Resident Artist: Danielle Mysliwiec

Update: Danielle arrived yesterday.  Danielle Mysliwiec, assistant professor in the art department at American University, has arrived for a seven-day artist’s residency at Two Coats of Paint. Mysliewiec is no stranger to New York. She earned her MFA at Hunter, had a solo show in 2015 at Novella Gallery, and has been in recent group … read more… “Two Coats of Paint Resident Artist: Danielle Mysliwiec”

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Two Coats of Paint Resident Artist: Gyan Shrosbree

I am excited to welcome Gyan Shrosbree for a seven day residency at Two Coats of Paint in February. An assistant professor of painting and drawing at Maharishi University in Fairfield, Iowa, Shrosbree works with fabrics, tarps, paint, glitter, scissors, and tape to create sprawling site-specific installations that lift geometric abstraction off the canvas, and … read more… “Two Coats of Paint Resident Artist: Gyan Shrosbree”

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Artist in exile / Art as a home

Contributed by Mira Dayal / I’ve been having more conversations recently about “currents” in contemporary art practice–conversations that inevitably culminate in ruminations upon the requisite energy, accumulated travel miles, and resulting exhaustion from keeping up. Art’s conversation traverses continents, navigates close relationships, and carves into conflict-ridden landscapes. It is insistent and dynamic, but above all, … read more… “Artist in exile / Art as a home”

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RESIDENCY: Nancy Morrow’s new paintings

Contributed by Jacquelyn Gleisner / In early October, I visited the studio of artist Nancy Morrow at the Two Coats of Paint Artist Residency. Morrow, an associate professor of art at Kansas State University, had spent the previous week at the space in DUMBO, Brooklyn, and was scheduled to fly home after our meeting. On … read more… “RESIDENCY: Nancy Morrow’s new paintings”

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Two Coats of Paint September Resident: Nancy Morrow

This week, Nancy Morrow, an associate professor in the Department of Art at Kansas State University, Manhattan, will be participating in the Two Coats of Paint Residency Program. {Image at top: Nancy Morrow, Offering, 2015.  Sitting in the setup for Painting 1. Working in watercolor, Morrow creates a rich brew of references from Freudian psychology, … read more… “Two Coats of Paint September Resident: Nancy Morrow”

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