January 21-April 3, 2016 | Minnesota Museum of American Art | St. Paul, MN
Material Mythologies brings together textiles, beading, metal, ceramic, and glass by five artists from around the country, all of whom are working at the edge of contemporary craft and sculpture. The exhibition features works by Sonya Clark (Richmond, VA), Mary Giles (Stillwater, MN), Teri Greeves (Santa Fe, NM), Helen Lee (Madison, WI), and Jae Won Lee (East Lansing, MI). Helen Lee will deliver a gallery talk with curator Christopher Atkins at Minnesota Museum of American Art February 27 at 3pm. Lee will also give a hot glass demonstration at FOCI Glass Studio in Minneapolis February 28 at noon.
ART DEPARTMENT QUADRENNIAL FACULTY EXHIBITION
January 29-April 17, 2016 | Chazen Museum of Art | Madison, WI
Works of painting, printmaking, graphic design, sculpture, ceramics, metalsmithing, glass, furniture making, papermaking, photography, digital media, video, and performance will fill the temporary galleries of the Chazen Museum of Art for the Art Department Faculty Quadrennial Exhibition 2016. Mounted every four years since 1974, the exhibition features recent work from current and past faculty and affiliates of the UW-Madison Art Department. Lee will give a gallery talk on her work at the Chazen Museum on February 10 at 12:30pm.
March 27-September 4, 2016 | Glazenhuis | Lommel, Belgium
With the generous invitation of the Director Jeroen Maes, Hyperopia Projects has been invited to curate an exhibition at Glazenhuis, the Flemish Centre for Contemporary Glass Art. Featuring the work of 21 international artists, Whereabouts explores how glass artists navigate the displacement of their craft in contemporary practice with processes that embrace unorthodox methodologies of reconfiguration, disembodiment, and subversive misappropriation. Hyperopia Projects will introduce the exhibition at the opening on March 26th.
April 1-May 7, 2016 | Work | Release | Norfolk, VA
Curated by Hannah Kirkpatrick, Writing Lightly focuses on the visualization and interpretation of language through the use of light and neon as a form of poetry and as a material for reconstructing the meaning behind words. Exhibitors include: Alicia Eggert, Clay McGlamory, Craig Kraft, George Horner, Helen Lee, James Akers, Jen Elek, Jeremy Bert, Liss Lafleur, Kristi Totoritis, and Nari Ward.
CULTIVATE: WISCONSIN CONTEMPORARY CRAFT EDUCATORS EXHIBITION
April 22-May 27, 2016 | Union Art Gallery | Milwaukee, WI
Cultivate is an exhibition showcasing the work of a diverse group of art educators from throughout Wisconsin, including: Trenton Baylor, Jamie Bertsch, Jeffrey Clancy, Teresa Faris, Gerit Grimm, Helen Lee, Bradley Nichols, Masako Onodera, John Ready, and Rhonda Willers. This exhibition will accompany the Zoom Milwaukee Symposium from May 25-29, 2016, a conference that brings together craftspeople and makers from a wide range of artistic disciplines to celebrate their work and encourage conversation and collaboration.
PILCHUCK HAUBERG FELLOWSHIP
April 29-May 13, 2016 | Pilchuck Glass School | Stanwood, WA
I am thrilled to have received this year’s Pilchuck Hauberg Fellowship in collaboration with Caroline Woolard and Alexander Rosenberg. Looking forward to a few productive weeks on the tree farm with these superstars!
June 9-18, 2016 | Market Street Storefronts | Corning, NY
Curated by Yuka Otani, this exhibition exclusively features artworks that derive inspirations from properties of glass, but are executed without involving actual glass, suggesting that the possibilities of glass as a creative medium may not only reside in the material itself but also in its metaphorical and conceptual planes. This exhibition will coincide with the 2016 Glass Art Society Conference.
June 25-October 1, 2016 | Bullseye Projects | Portland, OR
My work, “Kowtow” will be included in Bullseye’s ninth Emerge biennial!
WISCONSIN TRIENNIAL 2016
September 24, 2016–January 8, 2017 | Madison Museum of Contemporary Art | Madison, WI
OMG will be included in MMOCA’s Wisconsin Triennial 2016.