About Wide Open: The BWAC gallery is quite unique – a massive Civil War-era warehouse on the Red Hook waterfront in Brooklyn, NY. Its enormous space affords the opportunity to exhibit really huge work. The exhibit will be using 8,000 square feet for this show, exhibiting works from artists from all around the country, work in all size, subject, and medium (it’s completely wide open).
The independent juror is the Guggenheim Museum’s Associate curator, Nathan Trotman. See more about Wide Open 2.
499 Van Brunt Street
When: Reception: Saturday, March 12, 2011 1-6 PM
Mar. 12 – 27, 2011 weekends 11-4 PM
About BWAC: The Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC, pronounced bee-wack) is a 501.c.3 non-profit corporation. Organized in 1978 by 16 artists looking for a place to exhibit, BWAC has grown to become Brooklyn’s largest artist-run organization with over 400 members. It’s artist/members are the management, leadership, board and staff. See more about BWAC.
About the Juror, Nathan Trotman: Nathan Trotman is an Associate Curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum of Art. He holds a Master of Philosophy from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, where he focused on performance, photography, and time-based art, and is a graduate of the Whitney Museum’s Independent Study Program. Among the exhibitions he has curated are Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance; Catherine Opie: American Photographer, and he served as assistant curator for Spanish Painting from El Greco to Picasso: Time, Truth and History; exhibitions on David Smith, Richard Serra and Constantin Brancusi; and the acclaimed Matthew Barney: The Cremaster Cycle. See more about Nathan Trotman.