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Exhibits at Wave Hill

  • Nature’s Palette: Selections from Wave Hill’s Art Workshops

    Nature’s Palette: Selections from Wave Hill’s Art Workshops

    Wave Hill House | November 19 - December 12, 2010

    Wave Hill House radiates with a selection of the outstanding work produced in our year-round art workshops for adults and families. Join us at our exhibition reception and public programs open house on Sunday, December 12 from 1-4PM. Meet the artists and instructors, enjoy readings from our literary programs and learn about many adult and family programs offered year-round at Wave Hill.

  • Remediate/Re-vision: Public Artists Engaging the Environment

    Remediate/Re-vision: Public Artists Engaging the Environment

    Glyndor Gallery | August 01 - November 28, 2010

    Remediate/Re-vision showcases artists’ projects that raising awareness about issues concerning watershed fragility, industrial and natural history, personal responsibility, and ecological balance. Artists: Lillian Ball, Jackie Brookner, Mags Harries and Lajos Héder, Natalie Jeremijenko, Patricia Johanson, Lorna Jordan, Matthew Mazzotta, Eve Mosher, Buster Simpson, Susan Leibovitz Steinman, Suzanne Lacy, and Yutaka Kobayashi, George Trakas, Mierle Laderman Ukeles.

  • Topography Quilts

    Topography Quilts

    Wave Hill House | May 01 - December 30, 2010

    On view in Wave Hill House are two Wave Hill Topography Quilts created by last year’s Winter Workspace artist, Liz Burow. Volunteers were invited to felt wool and the public attended a Quilting Bee where they stitched a design that featured part of Wave Hill’s topography from the pergola to the river onto the felted blanket.

  • Propagating Eden: Uses and Techniques of Nature Printing in Botany and Art

    Propagating Eden: Uses and Techniques of Nature Printing in Botany and Art

    Glyndor Gallery | April 03 - July 25, 2010

    Wave Hill hosts the expanded version of this exhibition, organized by the International Print Center New York, which explores the ways in which nature prints have been used in botany, numismatics and art, and the technical means by which printmakers have captured faithful impresses. Dating from the mid-18th century to the present, the works in Propagating Eden include important scientific botanical treatises illustrated with nature-printed specimens, as well as works by 20th century and contemporary artists who have mined the potential of natural forms.

  • Sunroom Project Space 2010

    Sunroom Project Space 2010

    Sunroom | April 03 - November 28, 2010

    Now entering its fourth season, the Sunroom Project Space commissions five emerging artists to create new art, making full use of this unique gallery to stretch the parameters of their work and engage this site and the public in new ways. Daniel A. Bruce, Takafumi Ide, Rita MacDonald, Viviane Rombaldi Seppey and Jeff Slomba were selected as this year's artists.

  • House Study/Handmade

    House Study/Handmade

    Glyndor Gallery | March 05 - April 18, 2010

    On display at Wave Hill House are over 40 hats created by Wave Hill visitors as part of Robyn Love’s project. Twice a week in January and February, Robyn opened her Winter Workspace studio to the public to card, spin, and knit wool that Robyn dyed using natural materials. 50 skeins were created and given to visitors to knit or felt a hat that would be exhibited here.

  • Winter Workspace Program 2010

    Winter Workspace Program 2010

    Glyndor Gallery | January 04 - March 21, 2010

    While Glyndor Gallery is closed this winter, it will be transformed into an artist workspace for seven visual artists to develop new work or pursue a particular project using Wave Hill’s exceptional garden and woodland settings as a source conductive to the creative process. With a winter focus on the Hudson River, the artists will engage with ideas about the river. The artists selected include Susan Benarcik, Liz Burrow, Kent Henricksen , Robyn Love, Rita MacDonald, Eve Mosher and Anne-Katrin Spiess.

Support for the Visual Arts Program is provided by Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc., Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, New York Community Trust Edward and Sally Van Lier Fund, New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation, and by the Cathy and Stephen Weinroth Commissioning Fund for the Arts.