RECENT & UPCOMING NEWS
SPRING/BREAK ART SHOW
03.05.2019 - 03.11.2019 | GROUP SHOW
Location: 866 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017
Hours: 11 AM - 7 PM
Booth: E3, Collective 131 / Cassandra Fiorenza
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF ART CRITICISM
02.26.2019 | interview LINK
Interview: Susan M B Chen by Cornelia Smith, Columbia University.
The word “millennial” tends to carry with it some negative connotations; it’s often used by older generations as a way to dismiss certain concerns, especially in regards to the role social media plays in shaping our relationship to the world around us. Susan confronts these contemporary anxieties head-on. Predominantly a painter, Susan explores the liminal spaces between tangible reality and technology, often utilizing images of a portal to warp the worlds contained within her canvases. Her work is colorful and sinuous, a serene abstraction of life through an almost honey-coated lens. Though many of her paintings are large in scale, they are non-confrontational, and instead invite the viewer into a world at once familiar and curious—a realm replete with dreams, oddities, and honest self-reflection.
08.01.2019 | interview LINK
Interview: Susan M B Chen by Cassandra Fiorenza, Founder of Collective 131.
I am currently in the midst of painting a series of Asian American portraits. I’m a first-generation Asian American, and being alone here in the States while my family lives abroad, has made this project particularly meaningful to me as I attempt to readjust my perspectives looking from both the lens of an ethnic majority in one part of the world to that of a minority in another…
New american paintings, mfa annual issue no. 141
Publication Date: Forthcoming, Fall 2019.
Juried by Ruth Erickson of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston.
AXA Art prize 2019
09.06.2019 - 11.22.2019 | GROUP SHOW
Location: San Francisco Art Institute, Richard Gray Gallery, New York Academy of Art
Juried/Curated by Ian Alteveer of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jennie Goldstein of the Whitney Museum, Cara Manes of MoMA, and Massimiliano Gioni of the New Museum.
https://www.axaartprize.com/exhibition | Press Release