Artist Geoffrey Chadsey lives and works in Brooklyn. He earned his BA in Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University and his MFA from the California College of the Arts. He has exhibited his work at numerous institutions, including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Örebro Konsthall, Sweden; San Jose Museum of Art; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco; the Leslie-Lohman Museum, New York; Boston University Art Gallery; the Contemporary Art Museum, Honolulu; and the Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA. He is a 2011 and 2020 New York Foundation for the Arts Trust Fellow and has been the recipient of the Artadia Art Council Jury Award and the Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship. His current exhibition Plus is on view at Jack Shainman Gallery through June 18, 2022.
Artist, curator, and critic Andrew Woolbright is based in Brooklyn, New York, and is an MFA graduate from RISD in painting. Woolbright is the founder and director of the gallery Below Grand located on the Lower East Side in New York. In addition to curating, he is a regular contributor to the Brooklyn Rail. In 2021, Woolbright curated the show Density Betrays Us with Angela Dufresne and Cash Ragona at the Hole; and will be curating shows at Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center and Hesse Flatow in the summer or 2022. He currently teaches at School of Visual Arts and SUNY New Paltz and is a 2021-2022 resident at the Sharpe Walentas Studio Program in Dumbo.
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Poet and translator Ian Dreiblatt lives in Brooklyn. His book forget thee is available from Ugly Duckling Presse, and his translation of Dmitrii Furman’s Tracing the Spiral is forthcoming from Verso Books. Come say hi some time; he’ll make you lunch.
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