Don Voisine, Untitled (XX), 2010 Oil on Paper, 4 x 6 inches Courtesy of McKenzie Fine Art, NYC Curated by James Carroll of the New Arts Program, this three venue survey will feature Don Voisine’s work from 1988 to the present. Northampton Community College will showcase work from 1988 to 2006, in particular paintings on canvas and wood. Reading Area Community College will feature paintings on styrofoam and prints, as well as one diamond shaped […]
September 2007 - January 2010 [on long term view]
St. Mary’s College of Maryland has a remarkable art collection. I first learned this when I visited the college last spring to finalize details for Machine Learning, an exhibition I planned to curate at Boyden Gallery in the fall. The college’s collection was built in a unique way with a kind of do-it-yourself spirit. The collection was mainly formed through the maverick efforts of its faculty, who quite literally drove a truck up to places like to New York City, loaded it up with art purchased from artists’ studios and sympathetic galleries, and brought it back to the college. The faculty’s aspiration in all of this was to create a teaching collection.
The following interview was published on MINUS SPACE in December 2004 in conjunction with Linda Francis’ spotlight exhibition. Matthew Deleget: I would like to begin our interview with a brief discussion of your background. You were born and raised in New York City (The Bronx). What was you first contact with the arts? Was visual art something that was understood and supported? Linda Francis: At the time, one could get a decent education […]