"GHOSTS DONT BURN" at the GOWANAS BALLROOM in Brooklyn, NY
More info at: gowanusballroom.com
Opens December 13th at 7pm
Show postponed. More info forthcoming.
"Lined Pages" at Lloyd Dobler Gallery
Opening October 25th, 2013 6-10pm.
Hours: Saturdays 12-5pm.
Until December 14th.
PRESS RELEASE: "In her willingness to waste her considerable talent on unworthy material Gnatowski has produced an exhibition which is sadly reminiscent of truth."
1545 W. Division, 2nd Floor, Chicago, Illinois 60642
Read "Lined Pages" Reviews!!!
Interview: KAROLINA GNATOWSKI'S TACTILE NARRATIVES
New Work by Karolina Gnatowski at Lloyd Dobler by Matthew Messner
Sculptural Remnants and Re-creations of Jimmy Page by Alicia Eler
Review: Karolina Gnatowski/Lloyd Dobler Gallery by B. David Zarley
Included in..."Studio Life: Rituals, Collections, Tools and Observations on the Artistic Process"
by Sarah Trigg
In 2009 artist and writer Sarah Trigg embarked on an ambitious field expedition across the United States, interviewing more than 200 artists in their studios. She'sat down with everyone, from painters to performance artists, to investigate a wide range of artmaking practices. The result is Studio Life, a fascinating photographic and written account of 100 of her most illuminating visits. Trigg asks her subjects to share objects and working habits in six categories: mascots, collected objects, rituals, makeshift tools, residue, and habitats. These talismans and behaviors provide a framework for artists to reveal insights into their practices and the nature of the creative life. Intriguing and often humorous anecdotes emerge, of one studio's mysterious sealed vault, another's resident bunny, and countless sources of inspiration are unearthed: vintage comics, purses, and kitschy figurines; faded yearbooks and treasured cards and letters; and one handwritten reminder to Quit Feelin Sorry for Yourself. Accessible and relevant for amateur aesthetes and art-world professionals, Studio Life offers an insider's view of the artistic process as well as a snapshot of the most interesting work being produced today.
A fascinating alternative approach to understanding art Includes 100 artists (painters, sculptors, photographers, video artists, and performance artists, among others) from the established to those beginning their careers. Artists include William Wegman, Pat Steir, John Baldessari, Carol Bove, Rashid Johnson, Peter Halley, Fred Tomaselli, Tony Oursler, Jim Shaw, Michelle Grabner, Tauba Auerbach, Theaster Gates, Dana Schutz, David Altmejd, and Karolina Gnatowski, among many others A visual index provides biographical information and references to locate additional work for each artist.
Sarah Trigg is an artist, writer, photographer, and the mastermind behind the widely read website The Goldminer Project. She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.Read book reviews at:
Opening October 19th:
Current Works by Carl Baratta and Zack Wirsum
"Ghosts Don't Burn" will later travel to the Gowanus Ballroom in December 2013. Featuring:Carl Baratta, Zack Wirsum, Lauren Ball, Nathan Carder, Mariano Chavez, Karolina Gnatowski, Pedro Munoz, Mindy Rose-Schwartz. Curated by Lucas Bucholtz.
Hours:Saturday, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM during the run of the exhibitions. 'By appointment' visits can be arranged; Don't hesitate to call. SideCar is an independent contemporary art space located in Northwest Indiana.
STRATA is a multi-disciplinary exhibition that celebrates creativity in all its forms. Exploring themes of materiality, time and process, STRATA investigates the intersections of art, design, technology and craft.
Featuring work by Darlene and Debra Delbecq, Karolina Gnatowski, Rob Kimmel, Jordan Martins, Rachel Ritchford, Nathaniel Russell and Michael T Vollmann, STRATA explores a depth and range of experiences told through photography, textiles, painting, mixed media and video.
Opening on Thursday, October 10th at 6pm in our offices at 1700 W Irving Park Rd.
Please RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org
Artists: Emanuel Almborg, Judith Brotman, Dana DeGiulio, Cayetano Ferrer, Krista Franklin, Aaron Frisby, Karolina Gnatowski, Sidsel Meineche Hansen, Brad Hayes, Clive Hodgson, Elizabeth Isakson-Dado, Merlin James, Olalekan B. Jeyifous, Katie Kahn and Terri Kapsalis, David Leggett, Christopher Meerdo, Susan Morris, Deirdre O'Dwyer, R.E.P., J.P. Rodman, Scott Ruff, Cauleen Smith, Stephanie Syjuco, Lena Tutunjian, Richard Walker, Jocko Weyland, Amanda Williams, and Nathan Williams.
Turning an exhibition inside out, Whisper Down the Lane is an experiment gathering twenty-nine artists through a process based on the children’s game of telephone, also known as whisper down the lane. Gallery 400 Director Lorelei Stewart invited five initial artists (DeGiulio, Leggett, Meerdo, Smith, and Syjuco) to each exhibit work, as well as to ask another artist, who would exhibit and in turn ask another artist, and so on. The broad themes communicated to the first round of artists were subsequently shared artist-to-artist by phone or in person. Who picked whom and why, as well as what connections may be drawn between works and artists, are to be revealed at the opening.See more at: gallery400.uic.edu/exhibitions
June 28 - August 10
Gallery hours: H Loyolan students w/ ID: 8AM–10PM daily
General Public: 12–4PM Saturdays & by appointment
Artists: Karolina Gnatowski, Chris Lin, Matthew Hilshorst, Betsy Odom, Nancy Lu Rosenheim, Hans Sundquist, and Jim Zimpel
curated by Christian Rieben.
The artists in More Than Naked disguise neither their materials nor their methods - cardboard is cardboard, a rolled carpet is very much a rolled carpet. Even when something is made to look like something else, say a lump of graphite is carved to look like a handkerchief, there is no attempt by the artist to make you think the carved handkerchief is an actual handkerchief - the graphite retains its dark intractable nature, its "graphite-ness". However, this work is not rarefied or detached from the audience – it transcends its materials and engages us. How so? The artists are using materials we're familiar with from our own lives - cardboard, pink insulation, carpeting, but they're using it in unfamiliar ways. This can be both disconcerting and amusing (and there's a lot of humor in this work). It's like discovering a friend's hidden talent - a joyful surprise which makes you look at your friend differently, with greater affection, but also with a sense of wonder.Ralph Arnold Fine Arts Annex, Loyola University
Come bid on three amazing auction experiences: A cocktail party at your selected venue, for 10-15 of your friends, with planning and artistic collaboration by fiber artist Karolina Gnatowski, food and drink by Jared Wentwork from L&E, and music by ICE. Or how about a private concert in your home by Claire Chase and Rebekah Heller from ICE? It too can be your's with the right winning bid. And finally, become part of Katinka Kleijn and Daniel Dehaan's amazing piece for cello and brain waves - come bid to take away this amazing experience!
The Franklin is pleased to announce the latest exhibition of artist Karolina Gnatowski. For this exhibition, Gnatowski will present her entire stock of yarns knit out into one magical mountain, Hash Mountain. Gnatowski distinguishes herself by configuring installations in a variety of mediums, predominantly hand-made fabric confections, flirting with a cosmic galaxy of vibrant colors. Come and enjoy this spectacular landscape.TimeOut Chicago on the Franklin
Inspired by an interest in a wide range of love stories, Judith Brotman and Karolina Gnatowski work to curate their pieces together as lovers, friends, and any relationship in between. Adult Contemporary offers the dramatic stage for these stories to unfold. A catalog accompanies the show with warm thanks to Claudine Ise for her contributing essay. Catalogs are still available upon request.
For Threewalls winter 2012 edition, we offered a special edition featuring artist-designed place-settings. For $400, a share includes a full setting, all hand-made by Chicago contemporary art luminaries; a unique placemat by Karolina Gnatowski, bowl by John Preus, plate by Christine Tarkowski, and cup by Mindy Rose Schwartz. Works come packaged in a picnic basket. Contact lauren (at) three-walls (dot) org for sales.http://www.three-walls.org/
"Where My Cones At?" is curated by Chicago-based artist Ryan Travis Christian. This exhibition features over 100 artists, all responding to a seemingly simple request- contribute one small-scale, unframed, black and white artwork. The result is a staggering array of work in a variety of media, produced by a wealth of both emerging and internationally acclaimed artists. Christian, himself a widely exhibited artist, frequent curator and occasional DJ, had the following to say:
“A lot of these artists are friends, people who I have worked with or people that I admire. Our circles cross paths in many degrees and the roster of artists is more or less a giant pool of nepotism. Many of them depend on color and I thought it would be interesting to present them with a challenge; others already make top-notch monochrome work. I thought this would be a fun summer show, and a chance to give San Diegans in-person exposure to artists that otherwise don't usually show in the area.” – RTC
Artists: Derek Albeck, Daniel Albrigo, Scott Anderson, Matias Arganaraz, Glen Baldridge, Carl Baratta, Gina Beavers, Marc Bell, Trudy Benson, Tim Bergstrom, Michelle Blade, Hisham Bharoocha, Samantha Bittman, Paul Brainard, Patrick Brennan, Jamison Brosseau, Elijah Burgher, Lilli Carre, Todd Chilton, Ryan Travis Christian, Jessica Ciocci, Jacob Ciocci, Alika Cooper, Allison Cortson, Tom Cowan, Matthew Craven, Christopher Davison, Ryan De La Hoz, Mark DeLong, Bill Donovan, Michael Dopp, Lauren Dudko, Chris Duncan, Harley Eaves, Austin Eddy, Andrew Falkowski Amir Fallah, Frohawk Two Feathers, Ted Gahl, Richard Galling, Rogelio Jose Gamez, Ethan Gill, Karolina Gnatowski, Joanna Goss, Magalie Guerin, Carrie Gundersorf, Robert Hardgrave, Joseph Hart, Maya Hayuk, Jim Houser, Cody Hudson, Matt Irie, Jason Jagel, Adam Janes, Ashley Janke, David Jien, Kara Josyln, Michael Krueger, Denise Kupferschmidt, Jeff Ladouceur, David Leggett, Sofia Leiby, Matt Leines, Jose Lerma, Rob Loane, Alex Lukas, B.C. MacEachran, Alexis Mackenzie, Frank Magnotta, Orion Martin, Dana Dart McLean, Easton Miller, Dominic Paul Moore, Sarah Mosk, Sam Moyer, Mark Mulroney, Anders Nilsen, Rachel Niffenegger, Aaron Noble, Mike Nudelman, Paul Nudd, Marcie Oakes, Anders Oinonen, Jonah Olson, Robyn O'Neil, Melissa Oresky, Kristine Paabus, John Parot, Hilary Pecis, Josue Pellot, Cleon Peterson, Larry Bob Phillips, Don Picton, Frank Pollard, Mike Rea, Josh Reames, Scott Reeder, Tyson Reeder, John Riepenhoff, Kelly Riker, Erin Riley, Joe Roberts, Brion Nuda Rosch, Kate Ruggeri, Steve Ruiz, Louis M Schmidt, Jovi Schnell, Andrew Schoultz, Trew Schriefer, Allison Schulnik, Adam Scott, Steve Seeley, Eric Shaw, Casey Jex Smith, Geoffrey Todd Smith, Deb Sokolow, Devin Troy Strother, Joe Tallarico, Marissa Textor, Jeremy Tinder, Anne Toebbe, Frank Trankina, Ben Venom, Paul Wackers, Ryan Wallace, Sarah Weber, Scott Wolniak, Eric Yahnker… and more!!
July 19th at 6:00 pm
Monique Meloche Gallery presents:
Karolina Gnatowski in conversation with Miller and Shellabarger.
Please join us for a casual conversation and performance by Karolina Gnatowski, Stan Shellabarger and Dutes Miller. Coffee and sweet treats will be served.
After the lecture follow us to Lula Cafe located at 2537 North Kedzie Boulevard to view Gnatowski's solo show We Have To Believe We Are Magic Dinner reservations are strongly recommended and can be made online at http://www.lulacafe.com/lula/hourspages.html
Be sure to stop by our table and say hello!!
May 3- August 13
2537 N. Kedzie Blvd, Chicago
Manifold, along with curator Britton Bertran, is proud to present R&D,
A group exhibition of contemporary Chicago artists working in a variety of mediums that explore the concept of Research and Development as a working methodology for creating works of art in an overtly process-based manner.
March 10, 2012 to May 26,2012
ARTISTS: MIKE ANDREWS T.J. DONOVAN BEN FOCH KAROLINA GNATOWSKI & HEATHER MULLINS GEOFFREY TODD SMITH THORNBERRY
The Bike Room
Solo show curated by Nancy Lu Rosenheim
1109 W. North Shore Ave
October 8th - November 12, 2011