Mark Dagley in Out of Step, Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ

Mark Dagley, #11, 2011, Acrylic on canvas, 63 x 44 inches

Given the new media of today—Internet art, generative software, digital projection mapping—why do artists continue to paint? And why do they continue to explore abstraction?

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Doulas Melini, Gary Petersen, Sarah Walker

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McKenzie Fine Art is pleased to announce its first exhibition of the fall season, a three-person show featuring the work of abstract painters Douglas Melini, Gary Petersen, and Sarah Walker. The exhibition explores how the artists, all of whom work in a geometric abstract vocabulary, create different modes of spatiality in their work.

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Wall Works, The Painting Center, New York, NY

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Installation view April 28 – May 21, 2011 The Painting Center is pleased to present “Wall Works,” an exhibition of painting, drawing and installation engaging the gallery’s walls as the primary support and framing device. The participating artists are Rob Nadeau, Morgan O’Hara, Nancy Olivier, Jim Osman, Gary Petersen, Steel Stillman and Dannielle Tegeder. Opening the evening of Thursday, April 28, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, and continuing through May 21, “Wall Works” is curated […]

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The Working Title, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY

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Installation view March 25 – April 29, 2011 A 32-artist group survey of recent abstraction organized by Progress Report. Participating Artists: Amy Feldman, Benjamin King, Britton Tolliver, Cordy Ryman, Dennis Hollingsworth, Douglas Melini, EJ Hauser, Eric Freeman, Gary Petersen, Halsey Hathaway, Ian Pedigo, Inna Babaeva, Ivin Ballen, Jasmine Justice, JD Walsh, Jered Sprecher, Joshua Abelow, Joy Curtis, Keltie Ferris, Kris Chatterson, Lauren Luloff, Letha Wilson, Matthew Deleget, Omar Chacon, Osamu Kobayashi, Pamela Jorden, Patrick Brennan, […]

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Color Space Time, Rosenberg Gallery, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

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Gary Petersen, Wish You Well, 2009 Acrylic on panel, 20 x 16 inches February 10 – March 17, 2010 Curated by Joanne Freeman and Kim Uchiyama, Color-Time-Space is an exhibition of thirteen geometric abstract painters that highlights the relationship between art and music. Participating Artists: James Biederman, Laurie Fendrich, Joanne Freeman, Julie Gross, Ben Larocco, Gary Petersen, Kazimira Rachfal, Jennifer Riley, Yvonne Thomas, Kim Uchiyama, Stephen Westfall, Thornton Willis, Kevin Wixted “Music is an art […]

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Color-Space-Time, Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York, NY & Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

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Gary Petersen, Wish You Well Acrylic and oil on panel 20 x 16 inches September 10 – October 10, 2009 Curated by Joanne Freeman and Kim Uchiyama Participating Artists: James Biederman, Laurie Fendrich, Joanne Freeman, Julie Gross, Ben La Rocco, Gary Petersen, Kazimira Rachfal, Jennifer Riley, Yvonne Thomas, Kim Uchiyama, Stephen Westfall, Thornton Willis and Kevin Wixted “Music is an art of sound interval, time interval, and painting – my painting – is an art […]

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Mark Dagley in Linear Abstraction, McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY

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  Gary Petersen, Smashed, 2008 Oil on canvas, 56 x 40 inches January 8 – February 7, 2009 This exhibition examines many of the ways in which artists use line as the dominant element in creating abstract imagery. Mark Dagley’s paintings of spherical webs of interlaced lines reference information technologies, the development of social networking sites and the global environment of interdependence while reflecting systems of interconnectedness, both spiritual and mechanistic. Gilbert Hsiao’s optically-charged, shaped canvases are […]

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