A work of mine is included in the 2019 White Columns Benefit Auction Exhibition. Please join in supporting this wonderful place.


 
WHITE COLUMNS 2019 BENEFIT EXHIBITION + AUCTION

ON VIEW MAY 18 - 29

AUCTION: WEDNESDAY / MAY 29 / 2019 / 6:30PM

Elisa Lendvay. Shuffle (Lil Yellow). 2018. Aluminum, paper clay, bottle caps, acrylic paint and medium, marble dust
3 x 6 x 4 inches
 
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Upcoming at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, Madness in Vegetables, Curated by Alyson Baker and Candice Madey


Madness in Vegetables: Hudson Valley Artists 2019
Curated by Alyson Baker and Candice Madey
June 15 – November 10, 2019
Alice and Horace Chandler and North Galleries


Bob Barry | Julie Evans | Mara Held | Virginia Lavado | Elisa Lendvay | Claudia McNulty | David Nyzio | Phyllis Gay Palmer | Libby Paloma | Lauren Piperno | Scott Serrano | Jackie Shatz | Linda Stillman | Jean-Marc Superville Sovak | Christina Tenaglia | scrap wrenn | Roberta Ziemba
 
I am dreaming of the trees that devote themselves to an unending search for aerial balance...Such is the life of a fig tree, like a poet’s: the search for light and the difficulty of remaining in it. There are apple trees that prefer the beauty of their fruit to the maintenance of their balance and so they break. They are mad. 
—Francis Jammes, Pensées des Jardins (Paris, 1906)
 
Madness in Vegetables cites the playful title of a poem by Francis Jammes, a French writer born in 1868 who is best known for his turn from the fashionable 19th c. Symbolist movement, instead drawing inspiration from the natural world and a rustic life far from the decadent center of Parisian literary circles.

Artists in the exhibition address the enticing beauty and repellent brutality of nature; the political and civic implications of choosing a rural life; our rapidly changing climate; the wild character of plants, gardens, forests, and fauna; the relevance, power and forms of anthropomorphic mythmaking; and poetic and fantastical interpretations of the woodlands.
 

I'm happy to be part of this fantastic exhibit 'FreeHand' curated by Angela Conant at Sardine Gallery in Brooklyn, NY


FreeHand'
curated by Angela Conant

Featuring work by Juan Pablo Baene, Angela Conant, Beka Goedde, Bradford Kessler, Elisa Lendvay, Rachel Ostrow, and Kiki Smith

Opening Reception: Saturday, April 27, 6 - 9 pm
Saturday, April 27 - Sunday, June 9, 2019

SARDINE is pleased to present a group show titled FreeHand, curated by Angela Conant, which features a diverse range of artwork by Juan Pablo Baene, Angela Conant, Beka Goedde, Bradford Kessler, Elisa Lendvay, Rachel Ostrow, and Kiki Smith. The show opens with a reception on Saturday, April 27, from 6 to 9 pm and will be up through Sunday, June 9, 2019.

From curator Angela Conant:

'FreeHand' presents work that is made without plan or premeditation, other than a kind of bodily memory. Each work by the seven artists in this exhibition came to being not from a template, but as readily as a spoken word borne directly from a thought. Unlike verbal language, each move or mark was made ad hoc, in response to the last, as the artist’s inner thinking was assembled into visual form.

While improvisational methodology has been well traversed in drawing, notably by the surrealists, 'FreeHand' shows how intuition can lead in other media, such as stone, painting, and printmaking. The artists in this group see-saw from representation to abstraction, from two-dimensions to three, making real-time decisions using X-Actos, Dremmels and squeegees.

This exhibition celebrates the unique individual viewpoint as a hopeful guide forward. While consensus functions to merge and smooth diversity, these artworks delineate distinct facets of perspective. The works on view each present a progression of ideas like points to be connected, rather than didactic connective material between points. They present unassuming options and questions, and do not insist on their own correctness. Reveling in the honesty of instinct, they seek not the dull comfort of homogeneity. In a global consciousness wherein generalization has reached a dangerous zenith, 'FreeHand' elevates the invaluable, minute intricacies of individual thought.


I will have work again in GlenLily Grounds 2018 -- An exhibition of outdoor site-specific art, installation and sculpture.

An annual sculpture and installation exhibition held at 532 Grand Avenue, Newburgh, NY organized by Lacey Fekishazy as part of Newburgh Open Studios. September 29 & September 30, 2018 from noon to 6pm.

GlenLily Grounds 2018 is an exhibition of outdoor site-specific art, installation and sculpture. It will be spread out on the estate over 11 acres of field, hill, and wood. This year we will feature work by Joseph Ayers, Jamie Chesser, Dave Choi, Vivien Abrams Collens, Angela Conant, Tom Costa, Olivia Drusin, Stacy Fisher, Daniel Giordano, Beka Goedde, Kate Harding, Gabriel Hurier, Will Hutnick, Julian, Armand Jimarez-Howard, Elisa Lendvay, Renee Ludwiczak, Matthew Mahler, JJ Manford, Matthew Mahler, Trevor Reese, Ryan Roa, Ryan Scails, Greg Slick, Elisa Soliven, Jean-Marc Superville Sovak, John Szlasa, Karen Tepaz, Amelia Toelke, and Michael Zelehoski.
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