Events & News


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Oct 10 Artist Talk at NMSU

New York City-based artist Eric LoPresti will be in Las Cruces Oct. 8-10 after a visit to the Trinity site in preparation for his exhibition at the University Art Gallery at New Mexico State University in 2018. LoPresti will give an artist lecture about the project at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10 at NMSU’s Hardman and Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center, Room 125.

https://crimsonkickoff.nmsu.edu/event/artist-lecture-eric-lopresti/


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Barrick Museum Collection and Exhibition

Two watercolors from 2014 have entered the collection of the Marjorie Barrick Museum at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where they will be shown in a group exhibition 2/2/2018


Superbloom

Upcoming solo exhibition at New Mexico State University, Los Cruces NM, Sept 20 - Dec 21, 2018


Collect Hudson

Curated by Fred Fleisher and Michelle Vitale, at Hudson County Community College, NJ, July 6 - August 1


High Octane Presents!

Curated by Koan-Jeff Baysa w Fred Fleisher, Ace Hotel, Palm Springs NV (April 7,8,9)

Exhibited: Invisible Self Portrait, Unique digital print, generated from custom algorithm, 43" x 43", 2006/2017


Assembly at Recess

Presenting art-based alternatives to incarceration for court-involved youth, organized by artist Shaun Leonardo. February - March 2017. More info...


SAKKĀDO

A framework for creating and performing live musical compositions based upon chaotic multi-person interactions, using aikido randori, or freestyle practice, as a model for conflict resolution. Proposal for LACMA Art + Technology Lab

 


No More Deaths • No Más Muertes

Wednesday January 18, 7pm
An art benefit to protect the lives of migrants, organized by David Fierman.
Salon 94 Freemans, NYC
No More Deaths is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.


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Artist's talk in conversation with Paddy Johnson, Saturday, January 28, 2pm

Paddy Johnson (director, curator and founder of ArtFCity) will be speaking with me about my current work.
Elizabeth Houston Gallery, 190 Orchard Street, NYC


Blooms Extended through 2/12/2017

Elizabeth Houston Gallery in NYC


Colorblind Test - Warhol Flowers

2007 digital print donated to the Wassaic Project


Pulse Miami Beach

12/1-4, Booth #S-113 (Elizabeth Houston Gallery)


Solo Exhibition NYC

Very pleased to announce my next solo exhibition: 'Blooms' will open November 16 at Elizabeth Houston Gallery in NYC. I'll be showing large format watercolors about beauty and destruction, based on images of lewisia flowers and nuclear weapons. #elizabethhoustongallery#nevadatestsite


PechaKucha Brooklun

On 9/1/2016 at the I'll be giving a lightning-fast talk about my conceptual painting project called 'Undepictable,' at the Brooklyn Art Library.


Undepictable

 A proposal for a conceptual painting project


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Blooms
New paintings about beauty and destruction. Large format watercolors. (Summer 2016)


IMG MGMT : Land Art and the Nuclear Landscape
Visual essay for Art F City about Nevada Test Site and quintessential American sculpture. (6/21/2016)


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Featured Speaker, ICOHTEC
I've been invited to speak about Nevada Test Site and art, in Porto Portugal (7/29/2016)

Download Slides


Particles on the Wall
Group show at the new Reach Museum, Richland WA (June 28 through Oct 21, 2016)


Solo Exhibition
New Mexico State University has invited me to fill there beautiful 4,000 sqft galleries in Spring of 2018. Title TBD.


International Day Against Nuclear Testing Exhibition,

Vienna International Centre, Vienna Austria

24/8/2015


Atomic Landscapes

I'm pleased to be included in this groundbreaking group exhibition at IDEA at Colorado College (upcoming)

Opens 3/21/2016


Flower - Power Corruption and Lies (oil on canvas, 40x30", 2014) was recently featured as a recommended artwork in the architectural design magazine Lonny


WhiteOut (Oil and India ink on linen, 65x40", 2013) was recently featured in an article on Ziptopia, and on the blog of the collectors' NYC-based design firm Smith & Ratliff.


Deep End, at The Wassaic Project, Wassiac NY

Three works from the PCL series are on display as part of the Wassaic Festival, from now through 9/20/2015

 


International Day Against Nuclear Testing Exhibition

Very pleased to be sending works to this group exhibition, organized by the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization, at the Vienna International Centre, Vienna Austria.

Opens 24/8/2015


10x10x10

Two small PCL-CD works are on display at the excellent Mighty Teiton, Tieton WA

Opens 8/8/2015


Published by the Artist

Three prints of a nuclear subsidence crater and chrysanthemum will be available as part of a group exhibition, through IPCNY, NYC 

Opens 9/10/2015


Article XIV Conference

United Nations Headquarters, NYC

Opens 30/10/2015


Winner, Studio Space Grant in DUMBO

Honored and pleased to have been granted a new, larger studio space, by the Two Trees / Walentas Family Foundation. I moved down the street from my old studio as of April 1.

Article: Two Trees Grants Artists Subsidized Space in DUMBO


Underground Nuclear Test, Nevada, Oil on linen, 40x30", 2014.

Solo Exhibition at University of Rochester

Blueprint Paintings

When: 10/16-11/9/2014

Where: Hartnett Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester NY


Opening Exhibition at the Hanford Reach Interpretive Center

Very pleased to have my painting of an Unidentified Structure (2009) as part of this important museum's permanent collection in my hometown of Richland WA. 


Clouds at Lesley Heller

A recent watercolor of Mt St Helens was included in this well-received group show, curated by artist Adam Simon at Lesley Heller's gallery on the LES.

Dec 15 – Jan 26, 2014, NYC


Double Butterfly, installed at Wassiac. 

Double Butterfly, installed at Wassiac. 

Group show: Seeing the Sky

Artworks featured at the Wassaic Project Summer Exhibition


Whiteout (Wall of Dust), Oil and India ink on linen, 65x40", 2013

Whiteout (Wall of Dust), Oil and India ink on linen, 65x40", 2013

Artwork featured by the BBC

White Out was recently pictured in a very nice article on art collecting on the BBC. It also has been making the rounds on Apartment Therapy, where it is shown in a collector's home in NYC.


Works Featured in Trendbook Texworld

In French.


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Particles on the Wall

For collectors near Seattle WA, PoTW will be featuring my paintings as part of a group exhibition in University District. Contact me for details.

Opens: Friday April 19, 2014

Exhibition runs: 4/19/2014 - 5/9/2014


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Artist Talk at the Apple Store in NYC

I've been invited to speak about my studio practice and new artwork at the Apple Store in New York. This event is organized by the great folks at UpriseArt.

7-8pm, March 12, 2014

Apple Store at 401 W 14th Street, New York, NY 10014

Event Details: www.apple.com - events

 


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The Invitational

Three of my new watercolors are included in this expansive and excellent group show. Kunsthalle Galapagos is an influential gallery showing emerging artists in an independent context.

Mar 6 - April 12, 2014 (EXTENDED through 4/12)

Kunsthalle Galapagos / 111 Front Street, DUMBO /Brooklyn NYC (map)

Artist statement about these recent works  (PDF)


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PPaper Magazine

PPaper, a design magazine out of Taiwan, recently featured a large number of my recent paintings from last year's No Blue Skies solo show. Here's an excerpt of the article.


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Another Something Review

Thank you AS&Co for the generous review of No Blue Skies. As you point out, its my ninth (!) solo show.

Link to review here.

 


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Review of 'Test Site'

Vegas Seven Magazine's Steve Bornfeld explains the context around the exhibition, and offers some insight into art about nuclear conflict.

Read Review


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Test Site 

Solo exhibition at the National Atomic Test Museum, part of the Smithsonian Institute. Paintings about the Nevada Test Site were placed directly adjacent or within the Museum's exhibits about the technology, history and controversy of US nuclear weapon production.

Summer 2013, Las Vegas

View the exhibition.


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No Blue Skies

Solo exhibition of large works about dust clouds at Kunsthalle Galapagos.

Spring 2013, NYC

View the exhibition


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Interviewed by UpriseArt

Uprise art's curatorial staff sat down with me to talk about new paintings and the NYC art scene.

Read interview

 

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Field Projects

Curator Jacob Rhodes placed sculptor Amanda Browder and myself into an anonymous creative partnership he called a Forced Collaboration, requiring the creative destruction of each other's work. The results were revealing, eye-popping, and a complete surprise to each artist.

Field Projects, NYC.