Both Times at Once, 2016
Wood, cardboard, epoxy clay, acrylic paint, latex paint, vinyl paint
28 1/4″ x 27″ x 17 1/4″
GREENPOINT TERMINAL GALLERY
Dream Baby Dream
June 24– July 29, 2016
Greenpoint Terminal Gallery is pleased to present Dream Baby Dream, an exhibition of new works by Maren Karlson, JJ Manford, Chason Matthams, and Ben Pederson.
Maren Karlson is an illustrator and painter living and working in Berlin, Germany. Her interests include solitude, bugs, bubble tea, transformation, and worshipping the occult.
Chason Matthams has mounted solo exhibitions with Thierry Goldberg Gallery (New York) and Tyler Wood Gallery (Los Angeles and San Francisco). His work has been featured in group shows held by Interstate Projects (Brooklyn),Launch F18 (New York), Black Ball Projects (Brooklyn), Thierry Goldberg Gallery (New York), and the Frédéric de Goldschmidt collection (Brussels). Reviews of his work have been published in Artforum, Art Observed, and the San Francisco Arts Quarterly. Matthams received his BFA and MFA from New York University where he teaches painting. Currently he is lead background artist on "Jeff and Some Aliens" which will premier on Comedy Central in 2017.
Born in 1983, JJ Manford is an artist living and working in Brooklyn. He received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University, in 2006, a Post Baccalaureate degree from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and his MFA from Hunter College in 2013. He has exhibited extensively within the US, and abroad, including with John Davis Gallery in Hudson, NY., Freight and Volume Gallery, Canada, and One River Gallery in Englewood, NJ, to name a few. This summer he will have a solo show at John Davis Gallery entitled "Wanderers and Wildflowers". JJ is also a co-founder of the Brooklyn based artist collective Underdonk,and has organized projects independently, which have been featured in Hyperallergic, Two Coats of Paint, and The Huffington Post. Most recently, he lead a critique as a MFASO visiting artist at Hunter College, NY, and as a visiting Painting Critic for Bruce High Quality Foundation University. JJ is currently an adjunct professor at Pratt Institute, where he teaches a foundation class in color theory and design.
Ben Pederson was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1979 and received a Studio Art degree from Aquinas College in 2003. He went on to obtain his M.F.A. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in 2007. After graduate school Ben moved to New York where he works as an art handler and continues to make and show art locally and nationally. In 2013 Ben was invited to be the resident artist for Materials For The Arts in Queens, NY, as well as be a participant at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine. In January of 2015 he was a resident at Yaddo, in Saratoga Springs, NY.