Curator's Office is delighted to announce an  additional 
venue to its array of gallery spaces in the  greater 
Washington, DC area.

Curator's Office @ Edgewood Studios
703 Edgewood Street NE    Washington, DC

Please celebrate this new space with us.

J E F F   S P A U L D I N G
      
Vintage
 


SATURDAY, JANUARY 2   4 - 6 PM


Curator's Office is excited to announce the gallery venue, Curator's Office @ Edgewood Studios, at 703 Edgewood Street NE, Washington, DC.  To launch this venue officially, Curator's Office is presenting an exhibition of noted artist  Jeff Spaulding 's sculptural work entitled Vintage.  This warehouse building has a rich artist studio history in the city and has been the working space of some of the finest artists in the greater Washington, DC area including Siemon Allen, Kristina Bilonick, Kendall Buster, Patrick Craig, Tara Donovan, Ian Jehle, Patrice Kehoe, Patrick McDonough, Ledelle Moe, Jefferson Pinder, W.C. Richardson, and Yuriko Yamaguchi among numerous others. Jeff Spaulding, one of the original artists in this building, has had his studio here for almost 30 years.

The gallery space is in the studio building located above Mess Hall. A gray metal door with signage is the entrance to the studio building as you drive down Edgewood Street. It is located on your right. There is street parking on weekends. The closest Metro station is Rhode Island Ave - Brentwood Station on the Red Line.  This artist studio building can be cold in January.  Please dress warmly. 





















































Jeff Spaulding is known for his use and recombinations of cultural artifacts that allude to issues of politics, sex, violence, and loss of innocence.  Curator's Office is pleased to present select works from a time in Jeff Spaulding's oeuvre that focused predominantly on wood. Many younger audiences are not familiar with this body of work, as his choice of media has evolved over time. Yet his focus remains rooted in an exacting reductive 
wabi-sabi aesthetic.

The exhibition presents three large free-standing works and four wall-mounted sculptures. The resulting installation is a dynamic drawing in space.





















Jeff Spaulding was born in Chelsea, Michigan in 1947. He lives and works in Washington, DC.

Past exhibitions include: K@20, The Kreeger Museum, Washington, DC;  Corridor , Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC; Catalyst: 35 Years of Washington Project for the Arts ; The Katzen Art Center, Art Museum of the American University, Washington, DC; Closer to Home: The Corcoran 48 th Biennial of Contemporary Art , The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Mine , G Fine Art, Washington, DC; Highlights of the Collection, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Fifteen for Philip , Curator's Office, Washington, DC; Tools as Art: The Hechinger Collection , a national touring exhibition; Lost & Found , G Fine Art, Washington, DC; Jeff Spaulding: Sculpture , Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC; Monuments, The Kreeger Museum, Washington, DC; The Big Nothing Ou Le Presque Rien , The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY; A Dialog with Nature, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC; The Maryland Biennial , The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD; Artist Residency Exhibition, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, NY amidst numerous other exhibitions.

His work is in the public collections of The Corcoran Gallery of Art, The Kreeger Museum, The Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection, The Jean Pigozzi Collection, The Artery Group Collection, The Washington Post, The Ukrainian House Museum, Kiev, Ukraine; Furioso Development Corporation and many private collections. In addition to numerous prestigious residencies, he was been awarded grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, the Maryland State Arts Council, and the DC Commission on the Arts.  

PDFs of artworks from the exhibition and other works by Jeff Spaulding are available by request.
 

Images Above:

Jeff Spaulding, Partial Installation View: Walker, Gate, & Riker,  asphalt on wood, charcoal, variable dimensions.
Jeff Spaulding, Partial Installation View: Oracle, Twister, Snare, variable dimensions


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