Spreading the Influence

2010

Organized by Girls’ Club in collaboration with Olin Gallery at Kenyon College, Spreading the Influence includes contemporary works of art from the collection of Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz, and recent work by Studio Art faculty at Kenyon College and members of the community.

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21 Days in Santa Fe, Carolyn Swiszcz & Wilson Webb, web project in conjunction with Girls’ Club exhibition Set to Manual

21 Days in Santa Fe Carolyn Swiszcz & Wilson Webb Video, Original Song by Carolyn Swiszcz, produced by Anonymous Duration: 2 minutes 2 seconds Courtesy of the artists Carolyn Swiszcz’s paintings of mostly B-grade 1970’s architecture, from faded strip malls to corporate headquarters, have been exhibited widely. She recently began making videos as a way…

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Felice Grodin & Carter Johnson web-based project for Girls’ Club exhibition Set to Manual

Migration of the Golden Toad Part 1 Part 2 Duration: 1 minute Believed to be one of the first casualties of global warming, the Golden Toad of Costa Rica was rumored extinct by the late 1980’s.  Inhabiting the Monteverde cloud forests, many species in addition to the toad began disappearing due to a rise in…

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Loretta Lux at Schmidt Center Gallery, FAU Boca Campus

Boca Raton, Florida
January 30 – April 3, 2009
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Set to Manual

2009 – 2010

Set to Manual is an exhibition of works in diverse media by artists from Girls’ Club collection and beyond, characterized by intensive hand manufacture.

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Karen Snouffer’s “My Chaos”

Artist Karen Snouffer contributes a multimedia work, “My Chaos“, combining drawing, performance and digital animation to the Girls’ Club exhibition Under the Influence. Karen Snouffer, a mixed media artist, has created installations, performances, paintings and works on paper for over 20 years. Selected exhibitions have been at Fashion Moda, Bronx, New York; The Work Space,…

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Acoustic Aesthetic, a response to Suzanne McClelland: Enough Enough Orlando Museum of Art June 30-September 6, 2001

Girls’ Club Creative Director responds to works by New York painter Suzanne McClelland that in a mid-career retrospective exhibition at the Orlando Museum of Art. McClelland’s work was included in the Girls’ Club exhibition Under the Influence. Read the text here.

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Radio Can Save Your Life by Denise Delgado

Artist and writer – currently Girls’ Club Writer-in-Residence – Denise Delgado created an interactive web-based project for Girls’ Club in conjunction with the exhibition Under the Influence. Check it out here. Denise Delgado is a Miami-based writer, artist and curator. She has read, exhibited and performed her multidisciplinary work at events and venues including the Miami Book…

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Women Under the Influence by Michelle Weinberg

A companion essay to the Girls’ Club exhibition Under the Influence by Girls’ Club Creative Director Michelle Weinberg. Read it here.

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Jane Hart’s Strange Trip

“Friends and colleagues who really know me can tell you that for many years my principal mantra has been a single word, “collaboration.” So begins Hollywood Art and Culture Center curator and artworld polymath Jane Hart’s narrative, written on the occasion of her co-curating Girls’ Club’s exhibition Under the Influence. Read the rest here. image…

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A Fabulous and Frightful Crossroads for Feminism: One Art Critic’s Story

Miami’s own Elisa Turner, former art critic for The Miami Herald, currently blogging for ArtCircuits.com, contributed this essay for Girls’ Club exhibition Under the Influence.  In her article, she ties together strides made by women in politics, art, fashion and her personal life. A Fabulous and Frightful Crossroads

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A Girls’ Club Roundtable Interview with South Florida Artists conducted by Claire Breukel and meet to drink smoothies and talk about art. It’s Tuesday, September 16, 2008, 11:30am at Out of The Blue cafe in Miami…

On the occasion of Girls’ Club exhibition Under the Influence, Claire Breukel, formerly Director of Locust Projects alternative space in Miami, interviewed artists Frances Trombly, Kerry Phillips and Elisabeth Condon, whose work is included in the exhibition – read their remarks, compiled in a round robin fashion and combined into one document with illustrations. Breukel…

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Amy Cutler at the American Folk Art Museum

New York City, New York
April 15 – September 21, 2008

 

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Under the Influence

2008 – 2009

Girls’ Club’s second annual exhibition, Under the Influence, explores the phenomenon of cross-pollination that occurs at every level of arts production today.

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Jenny Humphreys, “Natural History”, a web project for Girls’ Club

A photo session by Provincetown, MA artist Jenny Humphreys layers identities and histories.  Natural History augments the Girls’ Club exhibition Talking Heads. Learn more about Jenny Humphreys here.

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Eugenia Vargas Pereira’s vision of Little Red Riding Hood

Caperucita Roja is a project by artist Eugenia Vargas Pereira, currently residing in Chile, where she was born. The series of photos, made in collaboration with performance artist Carmen Paz Venegas, stalk a young woman dressed in red.

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Talking Heads

2007 – 2008

Girls’ Club’s inaugural exhibition Talking Heads, developed organically out of the collection of Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz, reveals the passion behind each acquisition, ultimately expressing the personality of its owners.

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Ghada Amer at The Moore Space

September 8 – October 22, 2005
Miami, Florida

 

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