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Exhibitions 2014-15



Jean Shin, "Crown" (detail), 2014


September 20 - December 14, 2014

BRIC Biennial 

Curated by Elizbaeth Ferrer, Vice President, Contemporary Art, and Jenny Gerow, Assiatant Curator, BRIC; and Guest Curators Leslie Kerby and Fawz Kabra

In fall 2014 BRIC will launch a major new initiative, the BRIC Biennial. These exhibitions will present the work of visual artists working across artistic media, with each edition focusing on different areas of Brooklyn, demonstrating the rich wealth of talent to be found throughout Brooklyn. The first Biennial this fall will survey artists based in downtown Brooklyn and adjacent neighborhoods. Artists Include: Fariba Salma Alam, Richard Baker, Katie Bell, Isak Berbic,Ben Thorp Brown, Youmna Chlala, Vince Contarino, Joe Diebes,Seth Michael Forman, Scherezade Garcia, Valérie Hallier, Nene Humphrey, Nina Katchadourian, Despo Magoni, Karyn Olivier, ruby onyinyechi amanze, Jenny Polak and Dread Scott, Eleanor Ray, Wendy Richmond, Niv Rozenberg, Jean Shin, Jenna Spevack, Daniel Terna, Penelope Umbrico, Daniel Wiener, and Martha Wilson. For more information >>

January 14 - February 8, 2015

OPEN (C)ALL: The Artist's Studio 

An Open Call Exhibition for Members of BRIC's Contemporary Artist Registry

OPEN (C)ALL: The Artist’s Studio will be presented in the Gallery of BRIC House and is open to all members of BRIC’s online Contemporary Artist Registry or to those artists who join the BRIC Artist Registry during the exhibition submission period (through Jan 7). Registry artists may submit a single work of art (within guidelines) representing their current practice. Artists will also submit photographs of their studios and work spaces, which will be shown alongside the exhibition as part of a special installation by guest artist Wendy Richmond. For more information >>

February 25 - May 3, 2015

Mapping Brooklyn

Co-presented with the Brooklyn Historical Society
Curated by Elizabeth Ferrer, Vice President of Contemporary Art at BRIC

The exhibition Mapping Brooklyn will juxtapose the work of contemporary artists working with historic maps, with examples of maps themselves, suggesting the myriad ways that maps can represent on the one hand, such practical matters as way finding, property ownership, population shifts, and war strategy, and on other, the terrain of the metaphorical, psychological, and personal. For more information >>

May 20 - June 21, 2015

The 27th Annual Contemporary Art and Media Education Student Exhibition: CLASSROOM AS STUDIO

Curated by BRIC Education and Jenny Gerow, Assistant Curator, Contemporary Art

This annual exhibition showcases work in a wide range of artistic media created by students taking part BRIC’s school-based residencies and after-school programs which brings professional artists and their studio practices into the classroom.This year’s edition of the show will demonstrate the exchange that occurs between teaching artists, students, and the creative process. Student work will be juxtaposed with that of their teaching artist, all professional visual artists whose own work informs the classroom experience. For more information >>