Gary Petersen & Halsey Hathaway: New Paintings, Paintings by Rob de Oude, Storefront Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY

Gary Petersen, Don’t Go Anywhere, 2011
Acrylic and oil on Masonite
20 x 16 inches

January 1 – February 5, 2012

Storefront Bushwick presents an exhibition of new paintings by Gary Petersen and Halsey Hathaway.

Gary Petersen is a native New Yorker. He holds a B.S. degree from The Pennsylvania State University and an M.F.A. from The School of Visual Arts. He lives in Hoboken, New Jersey and was awarded a studio at The Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation, Space Program 2010-2011, in Brooklyn, New York. Past awards have included The New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Painting Fellowship Award for 2011, 2002, 1993 and the Visual Arts Fellowship Award , Edward F. Albee Foundation, 1988. His work has been exhibited widely in New York City and throughout the United States. He has had solo exhibitions at Michael Steinberg (New York), 2005; Fusebox (D.C.), 2004; Genovese/Sullivan Gallery (Boston), 2002 & 1999; White Columns (New York),1992 . Recent past group shows have included Lori Bookstein Gallery, Allegra La Viola Gallery, The Painting Center, Sue Scott Gallery, Bronx River Art Center, McKenzie Fine Art, Janet Kurnatowski, Lohin-Geduld, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Triple Candie, Plus/Ultra (Winkleman) Gallery, Nicole Klagsbrun, Diverse Works(TX), Newark Museum and The American Academy of Arts and Letters Invitational Exhibition in 1993. Upcoming group shows include Edward Thorp Gallery (New York), McKenzie Fine Art (New York) and Storefront Gallery (Brooklyn). His work has been reviewed in Art in America, The New York Sun, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, and The Partisan Review. He currently has a studio at The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, Studio Center, in New York City.

Halsey Hathaway was born in Buffalo, NY in 1980. He received his BFA from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY, his MFA from Hunter College in New York, NY and was awarded the Tony Smith Award from Hunter College. Halsey Hathaway is a 2010 fellow in painting from the New York Foundation for the Arts. He has exhibited throughout the New York City area including, Eleven Rivington, Roebling Hall, Silver Shed, The Painting Center, Stand Pipe Gallery, The Bronx River Art Center, and Casey Kaplan Gallery. Halsey’s work has been mentioned in The New Yorker, Useless, Time Out New York, and Array Magazine.

Dutch native Rob de Oude lives and paints in Brooklyn, NY. He has been educated at the Hoge School voor de Kunsten in Amsterdam (NL), in painting, sculpture and art history and has followed the Graduate program for painting at S.U.N.Y. Purchase, NY, as part of an educational exchange program. de Oude has shown in the Netherlands, the US and France. He has participated in Red Dot and Fountain Art Fairs in New York and Miami, Slick Art Fair in Paris and has, amongst others, been featured in the NY Post, L Magazine, Sculpture Magazine, Artnet Magazine and NYArts Magazine. As founding member, de Oude is the current gallery director of Camel Art Space in Brooklyn, NY.