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Gallery 263 is pleased to present New New England, a juried exhibition selected by Trevor Smith (Curator of the Present Tense, Peabody Essex Museum), and featuring 32 works by 30 New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) artists.
Trevor Smith is the Curator of the Present Tense at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA, USA where he leads a cross-departmental team working with artists to explore how creativity and cultural change emerge at the intersections of cultures, disciplines, or technologies. Smith studied at the University of British Columbia and has held curatorial positions at museums in Canada, Australia and the United States. Known for working closely and collaboratively with artists, Smith has produced exhibitions and commissions at PEM with Céleste Boursier-Mougenot, Candice Breitz, Nick Cave, Peter Hutton, Michael Lin, Susan Philipsz, Jo Ractliffe, Charles Sandison. Previous projects include Singapore Biennale 2011: Open House, Martin Creed: Feelings (CCS Bard), Andrea Zittel: Critical Space (New Museum and Contemporary Art Museum Houston) and The Divine Comedy: Francisco Goya, Buster Keaton, and William Kentridge (Art Gallery of Western Australia). A national tour of Strandbeest: the Dream Machines of Theo Jansen will open at PEM this September.
New New England features work by the following artists:
Fafnir Adamites, Elizabeth Albert, Craig Becker, Carmela Cattuti, Margaret Chiarelli, Ruth Daniels, Gerardo Garduño, Conny Goelz-Schmitt, Daniel Gonzalez, Ethan Hamby, Richard Haskins, Paul Hitchen, Crystal Johnson, Cassandra Klos, Heather La Force, Andree Leduc, Jennifer Levatino, Sarah Lubin, Colin McNamee, Vanessa Michalak, Annie Narrigan, Julieanne Palmer, Loretta Park, Bill Porter, A. Reid, Dina Shaposhnikova, Patrick Tierney, Haley Vessey, Allison White, Carleen Zimbalatti