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Mapping Life
October 17-November 26, 2019

Opening Reception October 17, 5-8pm
Lemmerman Gallery
NJCU 2309 Kennedy Blvd. Jersey City, NJ

Mapping Life sheds light onto contemporary artists’ varied use of cartographic methods and forms in translating people’s lives, actions, and memories into their work. The work ranges from painting, sculpture, photography, video, and performance. Participating artists are: Noriko Ambe, Dahlia Elsayed, Kenji Kojima, Dominique Paul, Nyugen Smith, Yasunao Tone, and Sachigusa Yasuda. The show is curated by Midori Yoshimoto, NJCU Gallery Director.

2 shows opening in April

Psychogeography at The Hewlitt Gallery, Marymount Manhattan College opens Wednesday, April 3rd.
221 E. 71st St, New York, NY
On view through May 1.

Process and Practice at Gallery Aferro, opens Saturday April 6th
73 Market St., Newark, NJ
On view through May 25th.

Navigating NY exhibition opened at the NY Transit Museum. The show features contemporary artists maps and historical maps and is on view till Fall 2019. Read more about it here.

some views while working on a large project.







New drawings in “Oh What A World” at the Visual Arts Center of NJ June 1- Sept 9, 2018
Reviewed on Hyperallergic and ArtSpiel

The Newark Artists – Photographer Coleen Gutwein is close to finishing her amazing and important photo documentary project documenting artists in Newark, NJ, creating an archive of creative life in the city. So happy to be part of it.

I am a big fan of Katherine Harmon’s books and happy to be included in her newest You Are Here:NYC  (and the wonderful The Map as Art: Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography.)

Yale Radio Interview, a nice conversation with Brainard Carey

Communications Afloat mentioned in a WSJ article of the hidden meanings of signal flags.

big walls, big painting! starting work on a two story wall painting in the lobby of a new Memorial Sloan Kettering building. See finished view here.

“She was a poet with a painter’s studio trafficking in dislocated words and images from maps, road signs and nautical flags. Unsurprisingly language remains central to Elsayed’s visual project and words, as written, painted or drawn by her, are enthusiastically visual things.”

Thanks to the good folks at Romanov Grave for the lovely visit and smart conversation, as part of their Studio Visits series.

New York Times review of Hither and Yon exhibition at the NJ state Museum.