On May 13, to help kick off another online edition of Dumbo Open Studios, Two Coats of Paint has organized a marathon art conversation on Clubhouse featuring a lively crew of DUMBO regulars. Artists and arts organizations will join us throughout the day to talk about art, exhibitions, issues and ideas. The Two Coats of Paint Club will open rooms from 9:30am to 7pm (and at miscellaneous times throughout the ten-day event). Guest hosts include Matthew Deleget from Minus Space, Becky Sellinger from Smack Mellon, Beth Dary and Jeff Wallace from the Main Window Dumbo project, Elizabeth Hazan from Platform Project Space, Alexi Worth, Laura Karetzky, Teri Hackett, Samantha Taylor, Lauren Skelly Baily, will host, and many other artists will join them throughout the day.
Schedule of Rooms
9:30 – 10:00 AM: Introductory Remarks with host Sharon Butler and DOS organizer Ariel Willmott /Alchemic Sonic Environment “The Art and Science of Deep Listening,” an integrative experience designed to invoke states of reflection, receptivity and exchange. With Satya Hinduja.
10:00 – 10:45 AM: Host Matthew Deleget, artist and co-founder of Minus Space, a DUMBO gallery with an international roster of artists who focus on reductive art practices and contemporary abstraction, speaks with artists and special guests.
10:45 – 11:15 AM: Ceramicist Lauren Skelly Bailey hosts “Parenthood and Pots” with Regina Ferrell-Fagan.
11:15 – 12:00 PM: Hosts Beth Dary and Jeff Wallace will discuss Main Window DUMBO, an artist-run project since 1980, focused on bi-monthly, site-specific installations. Artists Amelia Carley, Patty Fabricant, Etty Yantiv, Cecile Chong, Paul Simmons, and Anne Peabody will discuss their experiences creating installations for the window.
12:00 – 1:00 PM: “Artists Showing Artists” with host Elizabeth Hazan, director of Platform Project Space. Patrick Neal will discuss his current solo exhibition. Artist Jennifer Coates will talk about curating exhibitions.
1:00 – 2:00 PM: Host Becky Sellinger will talk to the Smack Mellon resident artists Brian Hudson Huang, Catalina Ouyang, Doménica García, Ezra Wube, Jesse Chung, Patricia Encarnación
2:00 – 3:00 PM: Host Laura Karetzky will discuss “Painting the Narrative,” an exhibition at the National Arts Club in Gramercy Park. Artists in the show include Laura, Jennifer Coates, Judith Linhares, Ernesto Renda, Kyle Staver, and George Towne. She will be joined by some of them, as well as exhibition organizer Dee Shapiro.
3:00 – 4:00 PM: Host Teri Hackett will discuss studio life during lockdown, painting, and her current show, “Around the Bend,” on view at High Noon gallery. With gallery director Jared Linge.
4:00 – 5:00 PM: “What’s Good?” Host Alexi Worth envisions a bar-style dialogue with other Brooklyn artists and critics about current/recent exhibitions. Happy hour at 20 Jay Street.
5:00 – 6:00 PM: “Art for Social and Environmental Action” with host Samantha Taylor, who will discuss how art can inform and create dialogue about conservation, effect social change, and make our communities more equitable, both on the wall and on the move.
Dumbo Open Studios, Online, May 13-23, 2021.