Fall 2016 Hudson Showroom

Objectives

  • Fall 2016 Hudson Showroom
  • Exhibition Dates: Sep 22,2016 - Dec 31,2016
  • About the artists
  • Head shot 1Jessica Halonen

    Jessica Halonen creates sculpture and paintings that explore intersections between art, science, and history. She has engaged with topics such as genetic engineering in the pharmaceutical industry and the historical and metaphorical implications of the color blue. Her research-basedRead more

  • HSR_KamilaSzczesnaHeadshot_09.15.2016_TBatesKamila Szczesna

    Kamila Szczesna is an interdisciplinary artist working in various media and formats including drawing, painting, sculpture, and installation. In her work she explores the complex interactions between the human body and the human mind. She was born in Poland whereRead more

  • HSR_RyderRichardsHeadshot_09.15.2016_TBates copyRyder Richards

    Ryder Richards is a co-founder of the RJP Nomadic Gallery, Culture Laboratory, and member of Dallas-based group The Art Foundation. He has exhibited in numerous exhibitions, notably Bellevue Museum, Seattle; Roswell Museum; Olm Space, Switzerland; Public Address, BrooklynRead more

About the exhibition

This exhibition presents new work by three artists, Jessica Halonen, Ryder Richards, and Kamila Szczesna, selected from Artpace’s Texas Open Call by guest curator Denise Markonish (MASS MoCA) and curated by Taylor Bates, Artpace Director of Programs & Exhibitions.

“Complimenting the fall 2016 artists-in-residence, Objectives is on view in the Hudson Showroom, featuring: Jessica Halonen (Austin), Ryder Richards (Dallas), and Kamila Szczesna (Galveston). Each of these artists engages with material and process, creating works that reference the legacy of minimalism. Halonen’s intimate gestures and found objects, Richard’s industrial materials and performative gestures, and Szczesna’s bodily abstractions continue the conversations at Artpace this fall about process and the malleability of sculpture.” –Denise Markonish

The Hudson Showroom—named for the Artpace facility’s former function as a Hudson automobile dealership— features exhibitions that showcase work reflecting the organization’s regional and international scope. Support for the Hudson Showroom exhibition space is generously provided by the Texas Commission on the Arts and Artpace members.

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