June 30: Andrew Ginzel’s list of NYC shows, openings, and events

SOME but not all NYC SELECTED SHOWS TO SEE / June 30, 2015 / Listed south to north. Compiled by artist Andrew Ginzel for his students at the School of Visual Arts. Images have been selected by Two Coats of Paint. NOTE: Many venues are on special summer hours. Please inquire before going out of … read more… “June 30: Andrew Ginzel’s list of NYC shows, openings, and events”

November 18: Andrew Ginzel’s list of NYC shows and events

SOME but not all NYC SELECTED SHOWS TO SEE / November 18, 2014  / Listed south to north. Compiled by artist Andrew Ginzel for his students at the School of Visual Arts. Note: Images have been selected by Two Coats of Paint. [Image: Stuart Shils @ Steven Harvey Fine Art Project] LOWER EAST SIDE Hannah … read more… “November 18: Andrew Ginzel’s list of NYC shows and events”

Recommended: Summer Group Shows

I love spending summers in NYC. For artists who stick around and work in their studios during July and August,  NYC is one big art party, featuring a slew of group shows, each with openings, closings and often other events in between. Since list-maker Andrew Ginzel is on hiatus until September, I put together this … read more… “Recommended: Summer Group Shows”

March 20: Andrew Ginzel’s list of NYC shows and events

SOME but not all NYC SELECTED SHOWS TO SEE / March 20, 2014  / Listed south to north. Compiled by artist Andrew Ginzel for his students at the School of Visual Arts. Note: Images have been selected by Two Coats of Paint.  Joanne Greenbaum @ Uffner LOWER EAST SIDE Keltie Ferris / Chapter NY / … read more… “March 20: Andrew Ginzel’s list of NYC shows and events”

March 4: Andrew Ginzel’s list of NYC shows and events

SOME but not all NYC SELECTED SHOWS TO SEE / February 15, 2014  / Listed south to north. Compiled by artist Andrew Ginzel for his students at the School of Visual Arts. Note: Images have been selected by Two Coats of Paint. Donelle Woolford @ Wallspace THE ART FAIRS (VIP and benefit opening events not … read more… “March 4: Andrew Ginzel’s list of NYC shows and events”

Andrew Ginzel’s list of selected NYC shows and events

February 4, 2013 / SOME but not all NYC SELECTED SHOWS TO SEE /Listed south to north. Compiled by artist Andrew Ginzel for his students at the School of Visual Arts.  LOWER EAST SIDEMonsalvat, a project by Merkx & Gwynne / Bureau / 127 Henry / thru 2/17Sharon Butler / Pocket Utopia / 191 Henry … read more… “Andrew Ginzel’s list of selected NYC shows and events”

Textility: Idiosyncratic materiality at the Visual Art Center of New Jersey

To kick off the new year, I will have work  in “Textility,” a big exhibition at the Visual Art Center of New Jersey that brings together 28 artists who use (or reference) fiber and cloth in their work. Co-curators Mary Birmingham and Joanne Mattera coined the word “textility” to describe a new sensibility that they … read more… “Textility: Idiosyncratic materiality at the Visual Art Center of New Jersey”

Abstract Friday in Bushwick and the Bronx

Tisch Abelow, Untitled (very tizdayle), 2009, gouache on paper, 68 x 82″ (Note: Images are from the artists’ websites and may not be in the show.)  Martin Bromirski Saira McLaren, “blue mountains,” watercolour on canvas, 48 x 36, 2010  Sheldon Sean Moyer, Untitled (alphapbet #1), 2010, acrylic on panel, 24″ x 30″ Meghan Petras, ceramic … read more… “Abstract Friday in Bushwick and the Bronx”

Poured, pulled, rolled, slumped, sliced, dripped, swiped, squirted, pieced, and scraped paint in New Jersey

  In the Newark Star Ledger Dan Bischoff reports that “Material Color” at the Hunterdon Art Museum brings together abstract art made out of color — not paint alone, but color that has become an almost three-dimensional object in itself. “Peter Fox’s ‘Royaume’ (2008) is a good example — a six-foot-square canvas covered with loops … read more… “Poured, pulled, rolled, slumped, sliced, dripped, swiped, squirted, pieced, and scraped paint in New Jersey”

Painters who curate: Summer group shows

For painters like me, curating group shows, although time consuming, helps articulate more specifically what what we’re investigating in our own work. Here are three good examples of shows curated by painters. Please feel free to leave links in the Comments section if you know of others. “Present Tense,” curated by Don Christensen with Mary … read more… “Painters who curate: Summer group shows”