Exhibit: Whitney Wood Bailey ‘Collective Harmonies’
WHITNEY WOOD BAILEY
DUMBO Arts Festival presents a solo exhibition by 2012 AT&T Audience Award winner Whitney Wood Bailey, May 2-May 12, 2013, at the 111 Front St gallery building, Gallery 200. As the recipient of the 2012 AT&T Audience Award, awarded by an app-enabled audience-only vote, Wood Bailey received the opportunity to showcase her work in a solo show, Collective Harmonies, in DUMBO’s gallery building.
Collective Harmonies will showcase new large-scale paintings. Consisting primarily of large organic shapes juxtaposed with small controlled hatch marks (“ticks”), Wood Bailey’s colorful abstract painting is driven by metaphysical questions. In her work, Wood Bailey investigates how “design and orchestration within nature affects our consciousness” and how “geometries within nature’s design demand the consideration of intelligent design as well as our notions of spirituality.” The resulting compositions are a compromise between excess and restraint, impulse and logic, achieved by using both organic and highly controlled painting techniques.
Wood Bailey is an artist based in DUMBO. She participated in DUMBO Arts Festival 2012 by opening her studio to festival visitors. Visitors voted for her work by using the DUMBO Arts Festival app.
The opening reception for Collective Harmonies will take place on Thursday, May 2 from 6-9 PM, in coordination with DUMBO’s First Thursday Gallery Walk, a monthly event where DUMBO galleries host a late night with special events, receptions, panel discussions and local bars and restaurants offer specials for Gallery Walk attendees. Wood Bailey’s work will be on view through May 12.
Collective Harmonies will be on view in Gallery 200 at 111 Front St, located between Washington Street and Adams Street.
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Opening reception will take place on Thursday, May 2 from 6-9 PM.
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