Opening Sat June 8, 5-8pm

GALLERY North/ANDREW NEUMANN • gallery south/Colin Chase

GALLERY NORTH CURATED BY JENNIFER HICKS/11 JANE ST.

Andrew Neumann

Multimedia Artist from Boston

For his first solo show in six years, Andrew Neumann will be presenting a series of video projections, text panels, photographs and sculptures. These works reflect on issues concerning the uses of technology, language, and transmission of power in both its various corporeal and elusive modes.  They re-contextualize the technologically derived icons and place them in a new environment that allows one to question their original use and see the possibilities of organizing these icons/objects into a new language with a completely re-defined hierarchy. The video projections consist of muti-channel loops that analyze short iconic scenes from classic films.  The other projections are of performative works, in which the artist takes an active role in defining the action that is being projected.  

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Andrew Neumann is an American Artist who works primarily with time-based media, as well as  text-based wall panels, and the combing disparate elements into hybrid sculptural pieces.  He is also active as an electro/acoustic improvisor, working with both analog and digital  synthesis. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a LEF foundation grant, among other awards. He has three recordings on Sublingual Records, and a new CD forthcoming.  Last year he was a resident at A-I-R , Krems Austria.  In addition, he has been invited to The MacDowell Colony, YADDO, The Ucross Foundation, i-Park, Djerassi, Atlantic Center forThe Arts amongst others.  He has performed at venues including Issue Project Room, Roulette,  Experimental Intermedia, Spectrum, plus venues in Prague and Berlin.  He has had one person exhibitions at bitforms Gallery, DeCordova Museum, Boston Cyberarts Gallery, The Woodstock center for Photography. His single channel videos have been shown on PBS, Artist Space, and other media festivals. photos©Andrew Neumann

PERformance by Andrew Neumann

Sat. June 15, 7pm, $10 suggested donation at the door, seating is limited

Neumann will present a live, interactive video projection piece.  This project was realized through a New Works Grant from Harvestworks. A hardware/software system was developed which allows for cutting between four discrete video channels, allowing it to serve as a “real-time optical printer” for the video image.  He will be reworking (a polite phrase) various Hollywood dance epics from the 30’s and 40’s, found footage and incorporate a live performative element.

 

GALLERY SOUTH CURATED BY JEN DRAGON/CROSS CONTEMPORARY ART

COLIN CHASE

SCULPTOR BASED IN NEW YORK CITY

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Colin Chase is a sculptor who uses a variety of materials and devices to encourage contemplation. Ideas, forms, textures, synergistically juxtaposed and nestled in incongruent combinations which challenge formal spatial logic, as well as quick intellectual responses. He is represented by June Kelly Gallery in New York. His work has been included in one person and group exhibitions in several galleries including Jamaica Arts Center, Socrates Sculpture Park, The Studio Museum in Harlem, and the Neuberger Museum of Art. He is a former resident of the Institute for Contemporary Art, P.S. 1 Museum and Longwood Studios. He received public commissions from the Queens Hospital and the Malcolm X Memorial.  A recipient of the 2017 Joan Mitchell Foundation Award Colin Chase maintains a studio in Saugerties, NY. photos©Colin Chase

 

COMING IN JULY to the GALLERY NORTH

GALLERY NORTH CURATED BY JENNIFER HICKS/11 JANE ST.

REESE JOHANSON

Performance ARtist from NEw Orleans

Reese Johanson is a producer, performing artist, writer, philanthropist and party girl. She has collaborated with musicians, performers, producers and filmmakers, writing, choreographing and performing in co-produced shows including Susan Millar Boldissar, Bremner Duthie, Ann Glaviano, Daneeta Jackson, Nari Tomessetti among others. She is a featured columnist with New Orleans’ Art + Design magazine. She was a teaching artist with KIDsmART and Upturn Arts. Most recently she founded the an arts and culture center, The Art Klub in the St. Roch neighborhood of the 8th Ward in New Orleans.

Reese Johanson graduated from the National Shakespeare Conservatory NYC, she was inspired by Joan Evans Techniques in physical theatre. In Boston she co-founded a performance series Open Faucet.  In New Orleans she started an event company, Party Girl Productions, managing countless events with museums, galleries, nightclubs, hotels, newspapers, and private residents. She was a featured show host for www.nola.com, a columnist for Scat Magazine, and founded the arts non profit, Artist Inc. She was a company member of Chard Gonzalez Dance Theatre for 5 years.  In San Francisco she workshopped with Mary Overly, practicing “6 Viewpoints. In 2012 Reese Johanson Collective emerged producing, UNROUTE, and award nominated shows, Flashback and THEY DON’T EAT CORN HERE, and many many more. photo©Reese Johanson


ABOUT 11 JANE ST. Art Center

 

11 Jane St. Art Center is a fully renovated artist-owned 19th Century brick warehouse with 2 art galleries dedicated to mid-career artists new work and works in progress, artist residencies, performances, exhibitions and classes. 

 
 
 

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JENNIFER HICKS • 11 JAne St. Founder & director

Jennifer Hicks; artist, choreographer and theater maker is owner and director of 11 Jane St. Art. Her background includes an MFA in Contemporary Performance from Naropa University, a BFA in Fine Arts from Tufts University, a Fine Arts Degree from The School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Traveling Scholars Fellowship from Tufts University, an alumni of Franklin Furnace, a long-time member of the performance collective in Boston called Mobius and over 40 years of making art, exhibiting, performing and teaching. She is dedicated to fostering new/experimental work by established international artists and collaborating with the local community. (read more)

 
 
Photo by Stephen Wechsler

Photo by Stephen Wechsler

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Jen Dragon • Cross Contemporary Art

11 Jane St. Art Center is honored to welcome Jen Dragon as guest curator for GALLERY SOUTH for the duration of 2019. Jen Dragon is the curator/director for Cross Contemporary Art, a fine arts organization currently operating in tandem with 11 Jane St., an Installation and Performance Art Center located in Saugerties, N.Y. Jen represents mid-career and established artists who live and work in the Hudson Valley, Catskills and New York City region. Many of the artists who show with Cross Contemporary Art have exhibited internationally and have their artwork represented in museum collections. Since opening in 2014, Jen has curated more than 58 exhibitions, exhibited over 87 fine artists, presented 3 villagewide sculpture festivals and installed more than 945 artworks.

 

 

11 Jane St. First Floor GALLERIES NORTH/ SOUTH

GALLERIES NORTH/SOUTH TOTAL SPACE
115 Feet Length x 18 Feet Width x 11 feet in height


GALLERY NORTH ONLY
55 Ft. L x 18 ft W  x 11 feet in height / 990 Sq. Feet

•Dance Studio with Sprung Dance Floor
•Special Soundproof Ceiling
•Grid System for hanging art installations


 

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