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Silent Partner: William Dilworth, Katarina Jerinic & Emmy Mikelson

Fran Holstrom

Aquarius proudly presents Silent Partner, a three-person exhibition in an ongoing collaboration with Neesh Interactive. This pop-up exhibition considers artists featured on Neesh’s online platform (, curated by Fran Holstrom. This exhibition presents the work of artists with vastly different practices, related by their interest in our urban landscape, the medium of photography, and the boundaries imposed by both. Please join us for an opening reception featuring newly realized works by: William Dilworth, Katarina Jerinic and Emmy Mikelson.

Opening: Friday, May 3rd 7pm - 9pm
On View: Sundays, May 5 – 19th Noon - 6pm
Cocktails: Sunday, May 19th from 3 - 6pm

“Landscape is our silent partner. Yes the earth can roar and the earth can scream but its’ nature is to quietly exist. So much so that we as people can become disengaged from our dependence on that partnership. Artwork that refocuses us in any way on landscape asks us to come to our senses and commune with, rather than ravage, the earth.”

The above is an excerpt from an email written by artist Bill Dilworth to the curator. For images and full Press Release, please click here.

Liz Ainslie and Jennifer Grimyser included in TSA's "The 2019 Flat File: Year Six"

Fran Holstrom


OPENING: Friday, November 30, 6-9 PM
ON VIEW: Saturdays and Sundays 1 PM - 6 PM
November 30 – December 16, 2018

Chosen from an open call that attracted a diverse range of artists, Tiger Strikes Asteroid New York is pleased to present an exhibition launching our 2019 Flat File program featuring 38 artists representing an array of approaches towards flat media: drawing, collage, printmaking, and photography. In many cases the selected works are emblematic of an artist’s core practice, while for some this work represents a departure from a larger body of work. The small-scale format presented in our program presents an elastic site for play and exploration.

During this exhibition, and throughout the year visitors are welcome to browse and acquire artworks from the flat file. Individual pieces from the program will be selectively highlighted throughout the year. All works can be viewed on our website and a catalog highlighting all artists in the 2019 program is available for purchase on our website and through MagCloud.

The 2019 Flat File features works by: Liz Ainslie, Kumasi J. Barnett, Janine Biunno, Theresa Bloise, Kat Chamberlin, Yen Yen Chou, Jonathan Cowan, Molly Dilworth, Ian Etter, Daniel Goodwin, Jennifer Grimyser, Christine Han, Leslie Hirst, Will Hutnick, Amanda Konishi, Lauren McGill, Nick Naber, Jenene Nagy, Naomi Nakazato, Zahra Nazari, Justin Liam O'Brien, Anna Ortiz, Alison Owen, Kent Rhodebeck, Anna Riley, Leslie Roberts, Kate Russo, Ryan Russo, Emilie Selden, Becca Shmuluvitz, Juna Skenderi, Leah Smith, Kalina Winters, Mie Yim, Seldon Yuan, Stella Zhong, Deborah Zlotsky, and Mark Zubrovich.

Tiger Strikes Asteroid New York
1329 Willoughby Ave, #2A
Brooklyn, NY 11237

L Train to Jefferson stop.

Eric Hibit in "Gangs of New York" at Adds Donna in Chicago

Fran Holstrom

Image caption: Eric Hibit,  Yellow Anthurium , 2018, acrylic on panel, 20 x 16 in. Courtesy of the artist.

Image caption: Eric Hibit, Yellow Anthurium, 2018, acrylic on panel, 20 x 16 in. Courtesy of the artist.

ON VIEW: May 18 - June 16th
HOURS: Saturdays from 12 – 5pm & by appointment

ADDS DONNA presents Gangs of New York, curated by Essex Flowers, an artist-run gallery in New York. The exhibition is a part of the Artist-run Exchange Program, a project initiated by ADDS DONNA in 2017 with support from the Propeller Fund to exchange group exhibitions with other artist-run spaces around the country.

Essex Flowers has assembled an honorable delegation of artists who are core members of alternative spaces in New York City. Each member of Essex Flowers selected one work by one member active in a fellow artist-run organization. The collectives, organizations, and spaces represented here constitute a varied, but ultimately incomplete swathe of New York’s contemporary do-it-yourself artistic sphere. Nevertheless, this exhibition is an exercise in collectivity among collectives, and an experiment in distributed exhibition-making. This self-organized project foregrounds the tensions between the individual and collectivization. Necessity, growth, and precarity emerge as central themes.

Artists and Affiliated Spaces: Yevgenia Baras (Regina Rex), Zach Steinman (The Boom Boom Room), Jason Osborne (Off White Columns), Max Schumann (Printed Matter), Allison Wade (Crystal Flowers), Lauren Clay (Won Eh), Holly Coulis (106 Green), JJ Manford (Underdonk), Nathan Gwynne (helper, Constance), Eric Hibit (Ortega y Gasset Projects), Ala Dehghan (17ESSEX)                                                                  --From the press release

3252 W. North Avenue
Chicago, IL

Founded in 2010, ADDS DONNA functions as an experimental institution comprehending an exhibition space, an artist collective, and an on-going study group program.

Neesh Group Show @Aquarius OPENS JUNE 3RD

Fran Holstrom

OPENING: Sunday, June 3rd, 4-7pm
ON VIEW: Saturdays, June 9 & 16, noon -12pm

Liz Ainslie
Inna Babaeva
Andy Cross
Stacy Fisher
Alex Paik
Mitchell Wright

Skylight is a group exhibition that celebrates artwork concerned with the affects of color that also includes curves, dots or orbs, which puncture, accentuate or define physical space. 

Come visit us to see the work of these artists in person.

1116-A Wyckoff Avenue, Ridgewood
(L to Halsey)


Jennifer Grimyser in "Noise Margins" @Resort in Baltimore

Fran Holstrom

Noise Margins
OPENING: March 17th, 6-8pm
ON VIEW: March 17 - April 28

Participating Artists:
Jennifer Grimyser
Marisa Laguardia
Natan Lawson
Grant Wells
Joshua Caleb Weibley

"Noise Margins brings together five artists whose work uses or references technology and digital aesthetics as they’ve become universal and historicized.  Pixels, clip art, posterization, plotters, digital compression, and image editing software, each with its own associative stylings, exist in a collective visual history.  Unlike art history, this immediate past is a shared experience, applied to office work, the dissemination of information, and creative vocations alike -- A relatable reference to mine and subvert. These act as outmoded points in the arc of technological development, and carry with them an inescapable set of practical affiliations with cubicle culture and early computer design.  Starting from the point of utilitarian expectation, these artists move past the notion of the digital as novel, presenting it instead as a tool, while referencing its role in visual culture and communication." - Press Release

RESORT is an artist run gallery in Baltimore, MD.  Founded in 2018, Resort is a new iteration of a curatorial collaboration between Seth Adelsberger and Alex Ebstein, who previously co-founded and ran Nudashank (2009 - 2013).  Resort is a project dedicated to exhibiting contemporary art and promoting collaboration.  

235 Park Ave. Baltimore MD 21201

Group Show "When Geometry Smiles" Curated by Eric Hibit

Fran Holstrom

Paul Wackers, Path of Least Resistance, 2018, acrylic and spray paint on canvas, 36" x 30"

OPENING: Saturday, March 3, 6-9pm
ON VIEW: March 3 - April 8, 2018

When Geometry Smiles includes work by:
Samantha Bittman
Chris Bogia
Corydon Cowansage
Leah Guadagnoli
Charlotte Hallberg
Fawn Krieger
Kerry Law
Gary Stephan
Anne Thompson
Nichole Van Beek
Paul Wackers
B. Wurtz

"When Geometry Smiles presents the work of 12 artists who use geometry as a structural aspect of their work, while simultaneously exploring how structure opens doors to play and cultivates emotional levity. Eschewing rigidity, the artists in When Geometry Smiles create work that is potentially smile-inducing for its liveliness and lightness. These artists explore geometry as an essential component in the quest for personal meaning via their choice of imagery, their tactile engagement with materials, or their painterly style. Many of the artists in the exhibition use fiber-based materials that, literally, soften geometry. This emphasis on painting “fabric” leads to new associations with the world of the home. The desire to fuse the comforting domestic with the impartiality of geometry raises new ideas about the artist’s sense of themselves, their surroundings, and the world."  --from the press release

Ortega y Gasset Projects
Old American Can Factory
363 Third Avenue, Ground Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Eric Hibit at Soloway - Dec 17th 6 - 8:00pm

Fran Holstrom


COLLECT offers the public a chance to purchase affordable artworks and pay for them in comfortable installments by Venmo or PayPal. We believe that collecting works of art should not be a privilege reserved for the select few, and that artworks should be sold to those who will cherish and enjoy them. These are the ideas behind COLLECT - come support your local artist community and walk out a collector!

Soloway is entirely self-funded and has served the local art community for more than 7 years during which it has hosted over 53 exhibitions. In celebration of this rich history and with an eye towards sustaining future programming we present COLLECT. Proceeds will offset our operating costs and allow us to continue to champion artists for many seasons to come.

Participating artists include:
Tomer Aluf, Keren Benbenisty, Cliff Borress, Paul Branca, James Brittingham, Nicholas Buffon, Saul Chernick, Keren Cytter, Nancy Shaver, Maryam Hoseini, Taylor Davis, Jessica Dickinson, Hadi Fallahpisheh, Kimia Ferdowsi Kline, Noah Fischer, Raque Ford,Tom Forkin, Marley Freeman, Vanessa Gully Santiago, Marc Handelman, Dmitri Hertz, Eric Hibit, Erika Hickle, Maryam Hoseini, John Jackson, Branden koch, Fawn Krieger, Sadie Laska, Dani Levine, Pam Lins, Israel Lund, Caitlin Macbride, Annabeth Marks, Lizzy Marshall, Cameron Martin, Charles Mayton, James MIller, Ulrike Müller, Alison Owen, Pat Palermo, Oren Pinhassi, Nikholis Planck, Nick Pilato, Mariana Garibay Raeke, Halsey Rodman, Alyse Ronayne, Rory Rosenberg, Matthew Schrader, Louise Sheldon, Edwin Smalling, Alina Tenser, Terttu Uibopuu, Annette Wehrhahn Emily Wiener. (and even more..)

Opening Reception Sunday December 17th from 6:00 - 8:00
ON VIEW: December 17, 2017 - February 4, 2018

Liz Ainslie Solo Exhibit @Transmitter

Fran Holstrom

At Bay, oil on canvas, 48" x 36", 2016

At Bay, oil on canvas, 48" x 36", 2016

Liz Ainslie Solo Show

Recent oil paintings by Brooklyn artist Liz Ainslie hug the walls of Transmitter, one of our favorite artist-run spaces in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Cool down this summer with the mesmerizing cool blues in Ainslie's palette.

An excerpt about the work from Clay Matlin's catalog on the artist's work:
“Earnestness is hard. It is troubling, off-putting even, because it makes those who are suspicious of it suspicious of their own feelings. Earnestness requires a suspension of the surety that our contemporary culture gets from ironic detachment. To be earnest is to believe that things matter, that there are things worth believing in. It is a weapon against the creeping nihilism that greets us everywhere in 2017".

Opening: Friday, June 23rd, 6 - 9PM
ON VIEW:  June 23 - July 30th, 2017
GALLERY HOURS: Saturday & Sunday 1 - 6PM

1329 Willoughby Avenue, 2nd floor
Brooklyn, NY 11237