Ken Weathersby: Dream Paintings

Ken Weathersby, 293, 2018, Acrylic & graphite on canvas, ink on paper, 40 x 30 inches
Ken Weathersby, 293, 2018
Acrylic & graphite on canvas, ink on paper
40 x 30 inches

May 2 – June 27, 2020
Opening: Saturday, May 2, 4-6pm

A solo exhibition by Montclair, New Jersey-based conceptual painter Ken Weathersby premiering his new series of Dream Paintings. This will be the artist’s second solo exhibition at the gallery.

About the Artist
Ken Weathersby  (b. 1963 Gulfport, Mississippi; lives Montclair, New Jersey) has exhibited his work nationally and internationally for the past two decades. He has recently mounted solo exhibitions at Pierogi Gallery (New York), One River Gallery (Englewood, NJ), NIAD Art Center Gallery (Richmond, CA), Some Walls (Oakland, CA), and John Cotton Dana Gallery at Rutgers University (Newark).  His work has been included in group exhibitions at the National Academy of Art Museum (New York), Honey Ramka (Brooklyn), Odetta Gallery (Brooklyn), 57w57Arts (New York), Parallel Art Space (Ridgewood, NY), Mixed Greens (New York), Aljira Art Center (Newark), the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Gallery (Morristown, NJ), Barbara Walters Gallery at Sarah Lawrence College, the Visual Art Center of NJ (Summit, NJ), Seven (Miami), Toomey Tourell (San Francisco), and IS Projects (Leiden, Netherlands), among many others.

Weathersby has received numerous awards and residencies, most recently the Individual Artist Painting Fellowship by the Mid-Atlantic Arts Council/NJSCA (2016).  His work has been written about in Hyperallergic, the Huffington Post, Brooklyn Magazine, the New American Paintings blog, Painter’s Bread, and elsewhere.  Weathersby holds an MFA in Painting from Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, and a BFA in Painting and Drawing from University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS.