Silhouettes


  • Fort Hamilton Gallery Fort Hamilton Pkwy New York, NY, 11218 United States

An exhibition of works by alumni of the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture

Featuring works by Becca Albee, Lucas Blalock, Daniel Bozhkov, Carter, Steffani Jemison, Em Rooney, Lauren Silva, Matt Taber and Carmen Winant.

Comprised of painting, sculpture, and photography, the exhibition brings together informal portraits which appear alternately precise and incomplete. Silhouettes is curated by Christopher Aque and Anissa Mack. 

 

For four weeks an empty storefront in Windsor Terrace became a temporary gallery for Silhouettes, an exhibition of work by Skowhegan alumni. Hosted by Richard Prins, Marluna Seecharen, Rick Prins and Connie Steensma, the show included works by Becca Albee ’99, Lucas Blalock ’11, Daniel Bozhkov ’90, F ’11, Carter ’94, Steffani Jemison ’08, Em Rooney ‘12, Lauren Silva ’11, Matt Taber ’12, and Carmen Winant ’10. Organized as a group of informal portraits, the works were alternately precise and incomplete, and included painting, sculpture, installation and photography. Several of the artists chose to make new work for the space, taking the project, curated by Christopher Aque ’12 and myself, as a chance to experiment. As an exhibition space, Fort Hamilton provided a platform for dialogue and exchange within the Skowhegan community, but also with the surrounding neighborhood. During the run of the exhibition, the space hosted a performance by members of the Brooklyn orchestral collective (and neighbors), The Knights, as well as a literary reading by local writers Adrienne Brock, Amanda Calderon, David McLoghlin, Richard Prins and Melissa Swantkowski.