DeCordova announces New England artists selected for The 2016 deCordova Biennial

Date: 
03/11/2016

DeCordova announces New England artists selected for

The 2016 deCordova Biennial 

Lincoln, MA, March 11, 2016 – DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is pleased to announce the artists selected for The 2016 deCordova Biennial, opening on October 6, 2016 and on view through March 2017. The exhibition will feature sixteen New England-based artists who are making significant contributions to contemporary art in the region. Showcasing the work of painters, sculptors, video artists, book illustrators, performance artists, and photographers, the exhibition will occupy the main galleries of the Museum and extend into the Sculpture Park with new site-specific commissions.

The 2016 deCordova Biennial Artists:

Academy Records (MA)

Ashley Bryan (ME)

Lois Dodd (ME)

Theresa Ganz (RI)

Carly Glovinski (NH)

Tanja Hollander (ME)

Timothy Horn (VT)

Fritz Horstman (CT)

Susan Howe (CT)

Heather Leigh McPherson (RI)

Youjin Moon (MA)

Kelly Nipper (MA)

Jason Noushin (CT)

Tobias Putrih (MA)

Cary Smith (CT)

Craig Stockwell (NH)

After soliciting recommendations from colleagues across New England, museum curators Jennifer Gross, Chief Curator and Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs, and Sarah Montross, Associate Curator, reviewed portfolios and visited dozens of studios, exhibitions, and galleries, in order to select a group of artists whose work reflects the innovation, excellence, and vision of art-making in the region. The artists selected represent a broad range of experience and their work engages diverse aesthetic and social concerns. The Biennial is a mainstay of the deCordova’s programming and mission and exemplifies the Museum’s commitment to New England artists. DeCordova began hosting its Annual exhibitions in the late 1980s and inaugurated the Biennial format in 2010.

The 2016 deCordova Biennial is made possible in part by generous support from Amy and Jonathan Poorvu.

About deCordova

Established in 1950 and located 20 miles west of Boston, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is dedicated to fostering the creation and exploration of contemporary sculpture and art through a dynamic slate of rotating exhibitions, innovative learning opportunities, a constantly changing 30-acre landscape of large-scale, outdoor, contemporary sculpture, and site-specific installations. 

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