Current Exhibitions

Unexpected Occurrences

June 4 - August 27, 2022

Joey Enriquez, fall red Appalachian trail, traveled north, 2021

Hamiltonian Artists and The Kreeger Museum present Unexpected Occurrences, a contemporary response to a modern collection, featuring the work of Hamiltonian Artists’ seven current fellows—Amber Eve Anderson, Maria Luz Bravo, Jason Bulluck, Joey Enriquez, Stephanie Garon, Madeline Stratton, and Lionel Frazier White III. The exhibition includes new works in video, mixed media, sculpture, photography, encaustic, printmaking, and painting installed throughout the museum.

With unconventional pairings of old and new works, the exhibition challenges the viewer to consider the nuances of medium and subject and how they shift over time. Using sculpture and encaustic, Bulluck explores the meaning of databases, from a Buddhist and Marxist framework, to consider the human contribution to systems through interaction. Enriquez and Garon both use raw material to comment on labor, land, and their connections to society. Stratton’s series of new paintings consider the specific shapes and shadows from the Kreeger terrace and color from the Claude Monet paintings in the collection. Bravo and Anderson utilize new technologies to capture movement and time through photography. White memorializes Black experiences through mixed media assemblage specifically referencing family legacy and spirituality.

Learn more about Hamiltonian Artists here or visit their website.

Read a review of Unexpected Occurrences on East City Art.


The Kreeger Museum Celebrates International Sculpture Day with Hamiltonian Artists


 

The Collaborative

The Collaborative is a guest artist exhibition program developed to support Washington area artists.

"We are thrilled to be in partnership with arts organizations across the city to present work of contemporary Washington area artists. The Collaborative furthers our mission by supporting and spotlighting the immense talent of visual and performing artists in our city. We are honored to champion the work of these artists and provide many of them the opportunity to present their work in a museum for the first time." - Helen Chason, Director

This initiative started in June 2021 with a collaboration with The Nicholson Project. Inaugural exhibitions included installations by Stan Squirewell and Hoesy Corona.

This project was supported by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.


 

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