• Becca Lowry at VOLTA NY

    As magnifcent mixed-media paintings emulate shields, force felds, talismans, each imbued with layered connotations.  In the artist’s words: “These shields tend not to be combative — the pointy edges are more like the decorative fringe of a rug than they are the point of a spear. I think, instead, they’re meant to hold a person […]

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  • Brittany Nelson at VOLTA NY

    “An investigation and a general misuse of photographic chemistry and 19th Century photographic techniques”… Brittany Nelson’s bio provides a clue to her process. The young Richmond-based artist’s medium of choice is the tintype, a unique direct-positive exposure revived by hipsters for portrait photography, though Nelson fexes this collodian process with panache and confdence into the […]

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  • Justine Frischmann at VOLTA NY

    Based now in the Bay Area, Justine Frischmann (yes, former lead vocalist of seminal Britpop outft Elastica!) imbues her abstract works with a beguiling and immersive ambience, from the balance of surface media to the foating back-framed aluminum panels bearing these compositions. Presented at VOLTA NY by George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco.      

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  • Robin Kang at VOLTA NY

    Robin Kang threads nuances between technological advances and the history of the textile industry via Jacquard loom handwork and patterned circuitry imagery.  Kang is founder and director of Chicago’s Carousel Space Project as well as Ridgewood, Queens project space PENELOPE.  Presented at VOLTA NY by Field Projects, New York.             […]

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  • Nikki Rosato at VOLTA NY

    In Nikki Rosato’s words, “our physical bodies are beautiful structures full of detail, and they hold the stories that shape our lives. The lines on a roadmap are fascinatingly similar to the lines that cover the surface of the human body.” The young Bostonian was awarded a 2014 Blanche E. Colman Award and participated in […]

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  • Kendal Hanna at VOLTA NY

    A vanguard of Abstract Expressionism in the Bahamas with over five decades of evolving form in his retinue, Kendal Hanna’s recent career achievements include last year’s art documentary Brigidy Bram. In Hanna’s words, “real curiosity in ideas, material, form and the environment, be it through drawing, sculpture or painting, and channeling that effort into hard […]

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