Triangle Spring Fundraiser: We Know What We Like March 21st 2011!

This will be a rare evening with these two noted art critics and writers as they turn their discerning eyes on recent work.

For the Spring 2011 season of Mad. Sq. Art, the free contemporary public art program of the Madison Square Park Conservancy, Plensa will unveil a 44-foot-tall sculpture depicting the elongated head of a 9-year-old girl named after the Greek Slyph, Echo. Plensa says of the work, WithEcho, I aim to create a new, intimate place in the heart of New York, where we can finally repeat the real words of our souls.

Yorkshire Sculpture Park will present the largest UK exhibition to date of new and recent work by Plensa in the Underground Gallery and open air. Featuring sculpture of  and drawing in a variety of media including steel, resin, bronze, light, stone and glass the exhibition will encourage a tactile and sensory exploration of his work

Come On Guy is a party within a party. A centrally placed cube will contain an actual, traditional frat party where the brothers will drink from a keg and party greek style. Outside the enclosure, the usual opening party will be taking place replete with evening attire, champagne and art world conversation. Party goers will be able to interact with the frat party via text, purchasing items of clothing, accessories, and receiving messages and files created by the brothers.


NEW YORK (January 28, 2011). VOLTA NY returns for its fourth consecutive year, filling its borders with an array of cutting-edge solo artists from 83 galleries, representing 23 countries and 45 cities, in its central midtown Manhattan location opposite the iconic Empire State Building.

Continuing the original VOLTA mandate to create a tightly-focused event that is a place for discovery and a showcase for current art production and relevant contemporary positions-regardless of the artist or gallerys age VOLTA NY features exclusively solo projects of notable and emerging international artists, conceived to complement the exciting program of art presented by its sister fair, The Armory Show. With direct shuttles to and from both fairs, VOLTA NY also shares VIP access and the Open Forum Talks Program.

The United States 24 attendees are split between 12 local New Yorkers and 12 from cities spanning the East and West Coasts, such as Boston, New Orleans, and Los Angeles. Deborah Grant, born in Toronto and a staple of the New York arts scene, will show her new series The Crowning of King William, based on the life and work . This continues Grants ongoing project Random Select, where she deconstructs and then re-assembles visual, historic, and literary material from unrelated sources to create her own non-linear narrative, addressing histories and narratives pertinent to her own life experience and identity. Brooklyn-based filmmaker and video artist Elizabeth , who has had solo screenings at the Film Forum, Los Angeles; ICA, Boston; and The Art Institute of Chicago, recently completed a great success at PS1s Greater New York and will exhibit the film and stills from her groundbreaking work, Shulie. Another Brooklynite, Summer Wheat, enjoyed a DUMBO residency in 2010 with the not-for-profit Triangle Arts Association.


Sana Inan is an artist of the web and architect whose work is concerned with urbanism and processes of space production and re-production in a critical
discursive understanding. The Palestinian- Jordanian artist was born in 1980 acquired a bachelors degree in Architecture- Jordan University of Science and Technology in 2004.
Please join us for a special evening of cocktails and hors doeuvres, and a lively conversation with people as they discuss six important works of art by site

This will be a rare evening with these two noted art critics and writers as they turn their discerning eyes on recent work.


Entrance to the evening is $150. Paypal payments can be made by clicking here!


Application now available for Vermont Studio Center/Triangle Arts Association partnership program.

Starting in 2011, the Robert Stark Foundation will offer five residency fellowships to African artists at the Vermont Studio Center. Five fellowships for South American artists will be offered in 2012. Each fellow will receive a two-month residency at the Vermont Studio Center, which will include room and board, a private studio, round-trip travel and a cultural trip to New York City with Triangle Arts Association.