Coming up this September at Giampietro: Elisa Lendvay and Becky Yazdan: Under The Apple Tree


Mark your calendars!! I'll have a new series of floor sculptures, tabletops, wall installation, and drawings.

 
September 9, 2017 - October 7, 2017 
Opening Reception is Saturday, September 9, 6-8pm
1064 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06510
203.777.7760

Exhibit at Matteawan Gallery, Beacon NY

post-magic symbiosis

Vernon M. Byron, Olivia Drusin, Daniel Giordano, Kathy Goodell, Gabriel Hurier,
​Elisa Lendvay, Matthew Mahler, Patrick Mangan, and Esperanza Mayobre

Curated by Lacey Fekishazy

“A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.” ― Yoko Ono & John Lennon

April 8 - May 7, 2017

436 Main Street, Beacon, NY 12508  info@matteawan.com  845 440 7901



 

My Sculptures on Park Avenue

I'm happy to have an installation of sculptures up at 583 Park Ave, NYC for the New York Foundation Hall of Fame Benefit on April 4, 2017.

ARTIST LECTURE SERIES Curated by Zoe Pettijohn Schade, Christopher Schade & Michael Lee NUMBER 49 featuring Inna Babaeva and Elisa Lendvay.

Please join us on Sunday, December 11 at 6:30pm for our forty-ninth installment of the series featuring Inna Babaeva and Elisa Lendvay.
276 Greenpoint Avenue b/w Newell and Jewel Streets 
Brooklyn, NY 11222 
Christopher & Zoe's studio on the third floor 
* G train to Greenpoint Avenue, exit Grnpt Ave, walk east 4 blocks to Newell. Take a right past that street 
and enter complex through steel gate, go to first door on left (Building 8). Up three flights.
Come early! Seating is limited. 
Questions? 347 200 2332 or 347 200 6061
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Inna Babaeva
I use objects that are widely available for consumption and re-animate them into a visually grotesque and functionally deprived subsistence. I transform the familiar items of home design and furniture by inducing biomorphic shapes with psychedelic colors. My work contemplates the absurdities of contemporary times, with its wasteful mass production and overwhelming cultural uniformity. It is an attempt to introduce the role of art as a potential challenge to our bland social tastes and culturally accepted commodity values.
Inna Babaeva’s recent 2016 solo show was held at Tiger Strikes Asteroid (TSA) in New York, and, earlier, a two-person show with Lauren Clay at Underdonk in Brooklyn. Her work was exhibited at Anna Kustera Gallery, Brian Morris Gallery, Dustin Yellin Gallery, and at the Brooklyn Academy of Music among others. Her work has been featured in ARTnews, ArtFCity, Artnet Magazine, Sleek Magazine (Berlin), We Heart Magazine (London). She is a recipient of the Sharpe-Walentas Foundation Studio program fellowship, and she is a Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant nominee. Born in Lviv, Ukraine, Inna Babaeva lives and works in New York City.
Inna Babaeva fomTSA show
Inna Babaeva 
It's the little things that matter 
Solo show, TSA, New York. 2016. Installation view
more of the artist's work can be seen at: http://innababaeva.com/ home.html
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Elisa Lendvay
Though I explore the form and content of my art in different ways, both are related to the same search and internal vision —a poetic and visceral probing of matter, materiality and movement, and a way of making physical what I know and don’t know. My process is multifaceted as I work in different series that include floor, wall, table top sculptures and assemblages, drawings, and shaped paintings of experimental materials. I often alter and combine found objects eroded by the elements as a way of recycling and responding to narratives of the city, nature, consumption, place and memory. The materials influence the forms and color so that the formation of each piece is not a struggle against the medium, but a digging down into the essence of a physical moment.
Elisa Lendvay (b. 1975, Dallas, TX) received her MFA from the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College and a BFA from the University of Texas at Austin and Bennington College. Recent exhibitions include solo exhibits at Fred Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut and Jason McCoy Gallery, New York, and group shows at Kansas Gallery, New York; Asya Geisberg Gallery, New York; Rare Gallery, New York; Lesley Heller Workspace, New York; TSA, Brooklyn; Daily Operation, Brooklyn; Orgy Park, Brooklyn; Underdonk, Brooklyn; and Klaus Von Nichtssagend, New York, among others. Lendvay has been awarded honors from the Edward F. Albee Foundation, the New York Foundation of the Arts, the Santa Fe Art Institute, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Center, the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, the Vermont Studio School, the Dallas Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, and the Marie Walsh Art Foundation. Currently, she is an Adjunct Professor at Montclair State University. She lives and works in Queens and Brooklyn.
EL 2016 Ruffle MMS 7.5x7x2.25 ELE000063
Elisa Lendvay 
Ruffle 
Paper pulp, paper clay, acrylic paint and medium, wire, bottle caps 
7.5 x 7 x 2.25 in., 2016
more of the artist’s work can be seen at: http://elisalendvay.com/
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I will have some new sculptures up at Fred Giampietro Gallery with the Power Boothe painting exhibition


Power Boothe with works by Elisa Lendvay
October 22, 2016 - November 19, 2016
Artists Reception is Saturday, October 22nd, 6-8pm
Artists Talk is Thursday, October 27th, 5pm

FRED.GIAMPIETRO Gallery 
1064 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT
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