Exhibition – Still Contemporary 2020-10-09T15:01:14+00:00

#stillcontemporary
A group exhibition celebrating 40 years

Opens September 23, 2020

We are celebrating 40 years in business and honoring our co-founders, Dot Hodges + Christie Taylor, with the opening of a new gallery space in South End’s RailYard building.

Our inaugural exhibition, #stillcontemporary, features all 27 artist partners and highlights a selection of paintings, sculptures, photographs, and objects that capture the essence of each artist’s craft. While an in-person event will follow, we welcome you during open hours, by appointment, and invite you to view the full exhibition here.

We would like to extend a sincere thank you to the team of design and industry professionals who helped realize the gallery’s vision: Gresham Smith, commercial architect; Ruard Veltman Architecture, architectural and interior design consultants; Marand Builders, general contractor; Park Commercial Real Estate, broker; Beacon Partners; Basic Cable, visual storytellers; Batch Craft, web design and branding; Pitch and Burl, custom woodwork; Andrew Hayes, custom metalwork; Ellie Richards, custom furniture; Reaching Quiet, concrete vanity; Modern Lighting Design, lighting consultant; Eleanor Annand, graphic design and printing; Powder Studio, custom serveware; Thomas Schmidt, integrated mirror and tile installation; Lydia Bittner-Baird, photography; Chris Clamp, installation; and all 27 artist partners.

EXHIBITION CATALOGUE: #STILLCONTEMPORARY

Images by Lydia Bittner-Baird.

Our door is open and we look forward to welcoming you into our space. Until you can get here to see #stillcontemporary in person, let us walk you through the exhibition…

ENTRY

Available works by:

ELEANOR ANNAND
LYDIA J MUSCO
ELLIE RICHARDS
TOM STANLEY

“I’m constantly trying to capture the moment at hand as a way of documenting time.”
– ELEANOR ANNAND

Available works by:

KRISTA HARRIS
CHARLES MCMURRAY
PETER GLENN OAKLEY
ELLIE RICHARDS

“I make work transforming materials of past and present into new forms that, I hope, invite excitement in moving towards a more clear and bright future.”
– ELLIE RICHARDS

LOUNGE

Available works by:

AUSTIN BALLARD
ANDREW HAYES
RACHEL MEGINNES
LYNN SAVILLE
ROBERT STUART

“In my photography, I aim to capture a timeless present that is also, paradoxically, a palimpsest of the past.”
– LYNN SAVILLE

NOOK

Featured works by:

ELIZABETH ALEXANDER
KEVIN KENNEDY
JAYDAN MOORE

“I am inspired by new possibilities found through breaking apart malingering relics of the past.”
– ELIZABETH ALEXANDER

MAIN

Featured works by:

ELEANOR ANNAND
CRISTINA CÓRDOVA
MATTHEW STEELE
EVE STOCKTON
KATIE WALKER
FLETCHER WILLIAMS III

“In the South, the past is alive and well. It’s palpable. It’s visible. It’s admirable and contentious. I’m navigating this space with suspicion and curiosity. The past and all its inventions are still at play. It’s fair game for manipulation and recharacterization.”
– FLETCHER WILLIAMS III

Featured works by:

ASHLYNN BROWNING
MARTHA CLIPPINGER
MARY KIM
RUSS WARREN

“Working with reclaimed materials and traditional craft techniques, the past is ever present.”
– MARTHA CLIPPINGER

VESTIBULE + WC

Featured works by:

MARK BROWN
DAVID HALLIDAY
THOMAS SCHMIDT

“I love revisiting a past idea from a new place in life and discovering a spark in the process.”
– THOMAS SCHMIDT

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