Two shows in one in Red Hook

Ti Art Studios and Sweet Lorraine Gallery present the opening receptions for Mitchell Wright: New Paintings and I heard a Fly buzz - when I died on April 6, 2019, from 6pm to 9pm.

Two shows in one in Red Hook

Sweet Lorraine Gallery | Red Hook

Ti Art Studios and Sweet Lorraine Gallery present the opening receptions for Mitchell Wright: New Paintings and I heard a Fly buzz - when I died on April 6, 2019, from 6pm to 9pm.

For this new series of paintings, Mitchell Wright rethinks his own manic, mantric affirmation in the form of the Jasper John motto "Take an object.  Do something to it.  Do something else to it." by trying to distill that simple notion into a way or generating a body of work.  In this case the "object" is the first painting.  Using that one painting as a point of departure, he has made a paragraph of fifty or more slightly different paintings with minimal variation.

Wright's Op Art inspired works, made with acrylic, are meant to mesmerize.  The hypnotic and repetitive striped ground is disrupted by a meandering line with no beginning or end.  It weaves through the painting field, inverting the alternating colors of the ground in it's wake.  This dizzying, circuitous path leads but also disorients.  What's left is a loop without narrative.  I can't do this without you.  You can't do this without them.  Them can't do this without they.  They can't do this without me.


Mitchell Wright: New Paintings
April 6 - 28


I heard a Fly buzz - when I died at Ti Art Studios is a two day exhibition of artworks on April 6 & 7 by ten artists hailing from Brooklyn, Canada, and Chile.  The artists in this exhibition present work that focuses on the relationship between death and humor.

Participating artists include Melissa Capasso, Scott Everingham, Austin Furtak-Cole, Paul Gagner, Elsie Kagan, Re McBride, Emilia Olsen, Anna Ortiz, Libby Rosa and Marcos Sanchez.


I heard a Fly buzz - when I died. 
April 6 & 7, 2019


Ti Art Studios is located at 183 Lorraine Street and provides New York City's visual artists with exceptional studio spaces and amenities, working with artists to create an atmosphere of collaboration and learning in the hopes of promoting each artist's growth. Located at the intersection where Carroll Gardens, Gowanus, and Redhook meet, the facilities are located at the heart of three artistically vibrant neighborhoods.

The facilities feature Sweet Lorraine Gallery, which is an artist run gallery featuring monthly shows of new work by local artists. Ti Art Studios also features secure 24/7 access, two independent kitchen areas complete with slop sinks, two sets of bathrooms, a shower, vending machines, refrigerators, microwaves, communal carts, ladders, vacuums, a spray booth, a critique/photo area, free high-speed wireless internet, a ceramics department featuring four kilns, and a lovely balcony perfect for grilling out or just grabbing a bit of fresh air.

All non-ceramic studios are private with 12 foot ceilings and a locking door. Ceramic studios are semi-private and feature a slop sink, kiln room, extruder, slab roller, and glaze mixing room. All utilities are included in the rent of each studio. This includes heating, water, electrical, garbage pick up and recycling. 

Ti Art Studios is managed by Chris Lucius who has a studio on the floor and is passionate about promoting and developing the studio space and the artists who work in the space.


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