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Exhibitions 2013–2014




October 3 - December 15, 2013

Housewarming: Notions of Home from the End of the Universe 

Curated by Elizabeth Ferrer, Director of Contemporary Art

Twelve Brooklyn-based artists explore the notion of "home" from broad vantage points. This inaugural exhibition at BRIC House will also act as a celebratory "housewarming" of the new gallery. Artists Include: Njideka Akunyili, Sonya Blesofsky, Margaret Reid Boyer, Drew Hamilton, Katarina Jerinic & Chad Stayrook, Esperanza Mayobre, Abraham McNally, Garry Nichols, Keisha Scarville, Vargas-Suarez Universal, and Nathan Wasserbauer. For more information >>>

January 16 - April 27, 2014

Former Models: An Exhibition

Curated by Merkx & Gwynn

Former Models: An Exhibition is a group show that was conceived as both an independent exhibition and as a scenic element for WOW, the experimental opera based on themes stemming from the legendary Milli Vanilli lip-syncing scandal. Artists Include: Cy Amundson, Paul Bergeron, Sean Joseph Patrick Carney, Barb Choit, Tania Cross, Ben Dowell, Amanda Beroza Friedman, Nathan Gwynne, Dmitri Hertz, Timothy Hull, Paul Jacobsen, Elizabeth Jaeger, Kristen Jensen, Peter LaBier, Megan Marrin, Rebecca Naegele, Benjamin Pearson, Ankeen Rose, Nickolaus Typaldos, Michael Welsh. For more information >>>

February 20 - April 27, 2014

Art Into Music

Curated by Elizabeth Ferrer, Director of Contemporary Art

Art Into Music is devoted to artists whose work is inspired by music. The exhibition will examine the myriad ways in which music inspires contemporary artists, as well as exploring the complex relationship between popular, mass media culture and so called "fine" art. Artists Include: John Felix Arnold III, Karlos Carcamo, Friendly Falcons(Jeff Kurosaki + Tara Pelletier), Arturo Meade, Rashaad Newsome, Bayeté Ross Smith, Dread Scott, Ward Shelley, Valerie Tevere and Angel Nevarez, Audra Wolowiec. For more information >>>

May 14 - June 15, 2014

The 26th Annual Contemporary Art Education Exhibition

Curated by Hawley Hussey, Director of Contemporary Art Education

BRIC's celebrated Contemporary Art Education Exhibition showcases the work completed in BRIC's public school residencies, where professional artist teachers are sent directly into the classroom. Art is created in a wide variety of media by students grades pre-K through high school, in public schools across Brooklyn, as well as in Queens and the Bronx. For more information >>>

May 14 - June 15, 2014

Expanded Practice: A Survey of Work by BRIC's Teaching Artists

Curated by Jenny Gerow, Curatorial Assistant

During The 26th Annual Student Exhibition, BRIC will also highlight the work of its teaching artists, reflecting the talent and creativity of the artists who give so much to our organization and to the students they work with. Artists Include: Pamella Allen, Ellie Balk,  Bill Brovold,  Celia Caro, Judy Hoffman, Lizzy LeBlanc, Donna Maria deCreeft, Dana Perrotti, Anne Polashenski, Devin Powers, and Emma Tuccillo. For more information >>>

May 14 - June 15, 2014

Small Solos: Vandana Jain & Melissa Godoy Nieto

Accompanying and complimenting The 26th Annual Student Exhibition will be small solo shows by artists Vandana Jain and Melissa Godoy Nieto, set up on the outside walls of the gallery at BRIC House. These two Brooklyn-based emerging artists use symbolic languages to examine individuality, culture, history, and the social fabric. For more information >>>

Top Image: Margaret Boyer, Unplugged, 2009, part of the Housewarming exhibition.