Current Exhibitions

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IAN BURNLEY

October 12 – November 16, 2014  Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art

Hours: 10:00am-5:00pm Tuesday through Sunday

Ian Burnley is an artist who draws from history for inspiration. For this exhibit, the artist has created a two-channel video and a series of color photos. The works revisit materials from the past sourced from newspapers, magazines, and catalogs that depict the popular imagination of a past era. Burnley studied at the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design and earned a BFA from Cooper Union. His work has been exhibited at Leeds College of Art, Cooper Union and the Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning. Burnley was a fellow in SHARP, Snug Harbor Artist Residency Program, in August and September.

 

This exhibition is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Edward & Sally Van Lier Fund through New York Community Trust.


 

 

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IAN GERSON

October 12 – November 16, 2014  Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art

Hours: 10:00am-5:00pm Tuesday through Sunday

Ian Gerson is a sculptor, photographer and performance artist whose work explores information distribution and methods of display. He gathered a variety of artifacts from the banks of Snug Harbor’s waterfront on the Kill Van Kull to construct Miles Mariner’s beachside studio shack. Ian earned a BFA in Studio Art from the University of Texas at Austin. His work has been exhibited at the DUMBO Arts Festival, El Museo del Barrio and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council among other venues. Gerson was a fellow in SHARP, Snug Harbor Artist Residency Program, in August and September.

 

This exhibition is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Edward & Sally Van Lier Fund through New York Community Trust.