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Collective Body and Soul: An Interview with Kiran Chandra

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Gabriel de Guzman, Curator of Visual Arts, organizes the Sunroom Project Space and coordinates topical exhibitions in Glyndor Gallery, exploring the many facets of our relationship to the natural world. Wave Hill’s Sunroom Project Space is a venue for emerging,…

The Pool is the Earliest Screen: A Conversation with Chris Doyle

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The following is excerpted from a conversation between the artist Chris Doyle and Wave Hill Senior Curator Jennifer McGregor, in which Doyle describes his influences and ideas. The full version can be found in the exhibition catalog, available for preorder at The…

Do Gardeners Catch Spring Fever?

Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. Of course, we do. But it’s a chronic condition that arrives with the earliest buds and doesn’t let up till sometime in late fall. This year, more than any other in recent…

Art Workshop: Tin Type

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Justine Spilotros joined Wave Hill this spring as Public Programs Manager, overseeing the art, nature and wellness workshops at Wave Hill.  Guest Artist Nate Gibbons teamed up with Benjamin Swett  to teach one of the six sessions in Swett’s workshop…

Feeding Spring’s Senses

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The Shop at Wave Hill prides itself on its lovely, attentive staff. Shop clerk Aldina Kennedy’s  creative sensibilities are at home here at Wave Hill. Enjoy her musings and favorite “staff picks” of the spring season. Spring at Wave Hill…

Painting Plants–Color, Pattern and Gesture: An Interview with Amy Lincoln

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David Xu Borgonjon, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, helps make Wave Hill a welcoming space for artists and a stimulating experience for visitors.  Several ambitious artist projects, 12 well-attended workshops and two bustling Open Studios later, the second session of…

Spring Wings!

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An expert birder and naturalist, Gabriel Willow leads walks and excursions all over the world, yet he has an easygoing and accessible way of encouraging new birders without overwhelming them with information. His walks are a regular feature of each…

Art Workshop: Hybrid Succulents

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Artist Wennie Huang frequently leads art workshops at Wave Hill. March 18 was the third day of my six-session workshop Mixing Media. Participants experiment with methods for using mixed media. Today, using their choice of watercolor, colored pencil, pastel pencil,…

“Not in the Space, but of the Space”: An Interview with artist Musa Hixson

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David Xu Borgonjon, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. Knowledgeable and self-effacing, Musa Hixson marries a natural feeling for materials with a voracious interest in world cultures. His forays into sculpture for community gardens…

New Garden Year, New Responsibilities

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Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. Wave Hill’s 28 acres are tended by nine horticulturists. Two are assistant gardeners who recently joined our staff after a season as Nally Interns. (The Nallies, named after John Nally, Wave Hill’s…