Each year NURTUREart’s Brooklyn gallery presents a full season of group and solo exhibitions, as well as special events and off-site projects.
NURTUREart’s special events bring a diverse public together to enrich understanding, challenge thinking and form a vibrant art community.
The Archive of Affect
March 18 — April 16, 2017
The Archive of Affect is a group exhibition with performances that focus on rewriting, challenging, or expanding traditional archives and histories. Participating artists create ongoing works that help to amplify voices often silenced, omitted, or erased from contemporary historical narratives.
Kyoung eun Kang: 1402 Seok-Dong
October 14 — November 5, 2017
Kang enshrines routine and subtle interactions into delicate monuments. Her works, which reveal the universal in the particular, memorialize the gestures that attach and bind us to family and strangers alike.
Call and Response
February 3 — February 25, 2018
A group exhibition curated by Kelly Rae Aldridge and featuring artists Salome Asega, Sophia Brueckner, Ornella Fieres, Sam Lavigne and Mendi + Keith Obadike. Call and Response explores how we speak to our machines and how our machines speak through us.
Bang Geul Han: Ugly Feeling
March 9 — April 1, 2018
Ugly Feeling is a solo exhibition by Bang Geul Han that claims space to represent both highly personal experiences and overtly public manifestations of sexism, misogyny, and violence, as well as setting these accounts face-to-face with anti-feminist statements made by powerful and marginal figures.
Laura Bernstein: Becoming Beast
April 13 — May 6, 2018
NURTUREart is pleased to present Becoming Beast, a solo exhibition of sculpture and a multi-channel video installation by Laura Bernstein. In the style of a natural history museum exhibit, audiences are presented with grotesque humanoid beasts from a confluence of pre-enlightenment fantasies and future environmental collapse anxiety.
(Social) STATUS: UPDATE
May 19 — June 10, 2018
NURTUREart is pleased to present, (Social) STATUS: UPDATE, curated by students from Juan Morel Campos High School with Allison Peller and featuring artists Tyler Bohm, Maria De Los Angeles, Wojciech Gilewicz, Kay Gordon, and Yeimi Salazar.
Announcing NURTUREart’s 2018-2019 Exhibition Season
September 7, 2018
Christie Neptune: Unpacking Sameness
September 8 — October 7, 2018
NURTUREart is pleased to present Unpacking Sameness, a solo exhibition by Christie Neptune. Neptune uses photography and filmed performance to unpack and dismantle the social and psychological constructs of race in America.
Melissa Sclafani: Crowd Control
October 20 — November 18, 2018
Crowd Control, a solo exhibition by Melissa Sclafani, is an immersive installation with sculpture and light projection. Created in response to the ongoing detention of migrant children at the United States-Mexico border, Sclafani’s installation draws attention to the boundaries and devices that divide us.