About the Exhibition
ArtBridge: Kingston 2015 is ArtBridge’s third annual outdoor exhibition on the Greenkill and Broadway bridges, located in Midtown Kingston, NY.
The exhibition features the work of local artists Gabe Brown (Kingston, NY) and Jean-Marc Superville Sovak (Beacon, NY). Their works are on display for six months beginning on March 7, 2015, on the 90-foot long Greenkill and Broadway Avenue bridges in Midtown Kingston.
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About The Curators
Kelly Kivland, Assistant Curator, Dia Foundation
Kelly Kivland is the assistant curator at Dia Art Foundation, where she has been involved with exhibition and performance programs, including Thomas Hirschhorn’s Gramsci Monument (2013); Lisa Nelson and Steve Paxton’s Night Stand (2013); Yvonne Rainer (2011–12), and Jean-Luc Moulène’s Opus + One (2011-12). She co-curates Dia’s Artists’ Web Project series, commissioning works including Laylah Ali’s John Brown Song! (2013) and Daniel Lefcourt’s Modeler (2013). She received her Master’s Degree from the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College.
Ariel Shanberg, Executive Director, Center for Photography at Woodstock
Ariel Shanberg has served as the Executive Director at the Center for Photography at Woodstock since 2003. He organizes CPW’s year-round exhibition program, inviting guest curators and solo exhibition artists. Shanberg has also guest-curated exhibitions at the Dorsky Museum of Art, the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, and the Houston Center for Photography, among other venues. He has been an invited critic & speaker at the School of Visual Arts, FIT, Mason Gross School of the Arts, and Parsons New School of Design. He has been a panelist & speaker at numerous public events including the inaugural UNSEEN Photo Art Fair/Festival in Amsterdam, Photo Plus Expo in NYC, and as a portfolio reviewer at FotoFest (Houston, TX), Photolucida (Portland, OR), and the International Center for Photography (NYC). Additionally, Shanberg has participated in grant review processes for the National Endowment for the Arts, Light Work, and Silver Eye Center for Photography. He is a member of En Foco’s Advisory Board.
Jane Bloodgood-Abrams, Artist
Jane Bloodgood-Abrams received her MFA from the State University of New York at New Paltz, and her BFA from the College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY. Her work has shown in both national and international exhibitions, ranging from the New York State Biennial at the NY State Museum in Albany to exhibitions in Austria, Germany, and Italy. She was inducted into the National Association of Women Artists in 2002, and was selected a semi-finalist for the prestigious $20,000 Basil H. Alkazzi Award for painting. She is represented by several galleries across the country, including DFN Galleries in Chelsea, Carrie Haddad Gallery in Hudson, NY, and Christopher Clark Galleries in San Francisco, CA.
Janet Hicks, Co-founder, One Mile Gallery
Janet Hicks is the co-owner of the Kingston-based One Mile Gallery. One Mile exhibits a roster of emerging and mid-career artists that includes Mark Hogancamp, Lee Ranaldo, Richard Saja, and Susan Minot. In addition to curating monthly exhibitions in their gallery space, One Mile has shown work at the Select Fair in New York and Pioneer Works in Brooklyn. Hicks is the Director of Permission for Artists Rights Society, representing the intellectual property rights of over 70,000 artists, including the estates of Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, and Andy Warhol.
Ken Greene, Managing and Creative Director, Hudson Valley Seed Library
Ken Greene is founder of the Hudson Valley Seed Library, an organization devoted to producing seed for home gardeners and farmers, fostering a regional seed-saving community, and celebrating the diversity of seeds through contemporary art. Guided by Greene’s passion and creative vision, the Seed Library hosts Art of the Heirloom, an annual traveling exhibition that celebrates the intersection of art and agriculture. Participating artists range from emerging to world-renowned.