Curated by Ian Berry
June 21 — November 9, 2014
Alice and Horace Chandler and North Galleries
Curator's gallery talk: Saturday, June 21, 4 pm
Opening reception: Saturday, June 21, 5–7 pm
Mike McGregor, Preserve 7, 2013, archival pigment print, 20 x 24 in., Courtesy of the artist
Worlds of Wonder, the 2014 edition of the annual Hudson Valley Artists exhibition, is curated by Ian Berry, Dayton Director of the Tang Museum at Skidmore College. For Worlds of Wonder, artists submitted work that creates connections across time, media, and subject. To what extent do science and nature, architecture, design, and history weave in and out of contemporary art making? How do artists bring together disparate elements into a singular work, or a cluster of related images or objects? Focusing on the laboratory-like environment of the artist studio and the exploration and curiosity that is at the heart of many artistic practices, this exhibition will create its own space for discovery in unexpected places while highlighting new art from the region, paying homage to the cabinets of wonder that were precursors to museum collections.
The participating artists are: Fern T. Apfel, Gabe Brown, Loren Eiferman, Adriana Farmiga, Holly Hughes, Kay Kenny, Mison Kim, Mike McGregor, Reuben Moore, Douglas Navarra, Stephen Niccolls, Caitlin Parker, Sean Sullivan, Judy Thomas, Linda Stillman, and Angela Voulgarelis.