Common thematic concerns of Caitlin Cherry's work orbit around female subjectivity and the Black woman’s experience. “Not everyday women,” Cherry views her subjects through the lens of technology where they become beautifully superhuman, glossy, misunderstood, and disfigured.
Nate Lewis is interested in excising invisible histories. He approaches his art through the diagnostic lenses of his former practice working as a critical care nurse for the last nine years. The artist uses repetition, patterns, and textures to mold his work across the different mediums he works in, which include cut paper as well as video and audio.
Scherezade Garcia is based in Brooklyn and is known for her mixed-media paintings that are informed by her Caribbean heritage. Garcia describes her work as being centered on the politics of inclusion. History, especially the colonial history of her native Dominican Republic, plays a central role in her work while she decodes visual narratives of power to bring forth suppressed voices.
Naomi Safran-Hon describes her mixed-media paintings, which often combine print, fabric, canvas and cement, as a depiction of neglected architectural spaces with traces of both their former human inhabitants and the external forces that brought about their desolation.
Erwin Redl creates outdoor public installations through the repetition of light, movement, and color. His work is inspired by his upbringing in the Austrian countryside as well by such pioneering land artists of the American West as Walter De Maria and Nancy Holt, Redl is renewing and updating the land art tradition of transforming urban landscapes into works of art.
BRIC has collaborated with so many exceptional artists and we are grateful to them for sharing their work with us and our community. From fellowships to grants, prizes, and awards, join us in celebrating the achievements of these groundbreaking creators and BRIC contemporary artist alumni!
The onset of COVID-19 in the midst of our Spring 2020 season has compelled us to reimagine our Stoop Share program, and to think of new ways we can provide support and resources beyond the use of our physical space.