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From the Artist’s Palette: Watercolors from the Garden

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Artist Wennie Huang frequently leads art workshops at Wave Hill. The August art workshop was Larger than Life: Watercolors from the Garden, a two-day session. We began with each participant selecting a site for their large scale, plein air painting…

Natural Forms: Drawing from Direct Observation

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Mixed-media artist Wennie Huang, a frequent teacher at Wave Hill art workshops, produces works that range from small drawings and limited-edition books and projects, to site-specific installations, including a permanent mural installation inspired by a tree in Inwood in upper…

Permeable Narratives and Landscapes of Home: An Interview with Maia Cruz Palileo

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Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. Maia Cruz Palileo is a multi-disciplinary artist investigating themes of migration and the permeable concept of home. Influenced by the oral history of her family’s arrival…

Visualizing Poetics and the Poetics of Visualization: An Interview with Seldon Yuan

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Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. Focusing on personal poetics from multiple perspectives and through various mediums, Winter Workspace 2016 artist Seldon Yuan’s work extends across a spectrum that plays on optical…

Paintings in Motion: An Interview with Ezra Wube

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Trevor Harrington is a Visual Arts Curatorial Intern from Bennington College, who is at Wave Hill for the college’s seven-week winter semester, helping the Visual Arts staff with the Winter Workspace program and other projects. Ezra Wube’s video works reference…

Re-wilding: An Interview with Artist Zachari Logan

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Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. Each winter, Wave Hill uses Glyndor Gallery as studio space for artists in its Winter Workspace Program, now in its seventh year. Twelve artists representing a…

Space as Substance: Beyond the Scenic Hudson, an Interview with artist Matthew Friday

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What follows here is a conversation between artist Matthew Friday and Director of Arts and Senior Curator Jennifer McGregor about Friday’s installation in the fall 2015 exhibition Field Notes. On view through November 29, the show includes three projects that…

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…

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…

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,…