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AWARD

This month, CJP awarded a second round of grants to support Greater Boston creatives for projects that will include dance, documentary film, visual arts, and original music. The new round of grants, totaling $67,500 for nine artists and their teams, comes just six months after CJP invested $100,000 in 11 local artists. Read more >

EXHIBIT: Worcester

June 3—August 1, 2021
ArtsWorcester

44 Portland Street, Worcester, MA 01608

Curated by Beth C. McLaughlin, Artistic Director and Chief Curator at Fuller Craft Museum. The Nineteenth Biennial will be on view in the main galleries from June 3 through August 1, 2021. Free and open to the public. Masks are required indoors. No appointment necessary.

Lacrimoso

EXHIBIT & BOOK: San Francisco

December 10, 2020 — January 30, 2021
Dolby Chadwick Gallery

The exhibition will feature work by each of the Dolby Chadwick Gallery artists who were paired as part of the Stay Inspired series. While the poetry pairings will not be integrated into the exhibition itself, they will appear in a gorgeous, fully illustrated hardcover coffee-table book titled Stay Inspired: Shelter in Place 2020, published on the occasion of the show. This volume presents an astounding selection of poetry. Voices included range from the thirteenth-century poet Rumi to former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins to recent Nobel Prize in Literature winner Louise Glück. For each book sold through January 30, 2021, 50% of the sales price will be donated to No Kid Hungry, which has been doing important work to feed families most in need during these trying times.

EXHIBIT: Provincetown

October 15 – November 3, 2020
Rice Polak Gallery

Interim

Over 40 artists will take you for a ride on the rapids of politics, social justice and
the effects of the pandemic on their work.

“The idea of the virtual show is to make people think, to stir things up and to peer into how the pandemic and the current political situation has affected the personal and creative lives of artists,” says director and curator, Marla Rice. With upheaval all around, how can we in the arts stay silent? A portion of the proceeds from sales will be donated to local non-profits including Lower Cape Outreach & Lower Cape
Food Pantry.

LIVE:

A 2020 virtual studio visit and interview by Laura Mandel of JArts, in which we discuss art, Kafka, time, Augustine, and my exhibit at the Rice Polak Gallery.

ARTICLE

POETRY

From a series of inspired pairings by Dolby Chadwick Gallery

Click the images for full size pdf

EXHIBIT:
Lyons Wier Gallery Online Exclusive Exhibition | @artsy

Featuring artwork by Chelsea Gibson, Mary Henderson, Joshua Meyer,
Cobi Moules, James Rieck, Cayce Zavaglia. For details:
https://www.artsy.net/show/lyons-wier-gallery-figurativism.
In our effort to conduct business as usual, Lyons Wier Gallery
can be reached via email, telephone, social media or in person by appointment.

figuratism

PUBLICATION:

Twentieth-Century Literature

A blue abulge

“A Blue Abulge” appears on the cover of the journal Twentieth-Century Literature (Vol 65, Num 4) from Duke University Press.

BOOK:

by John Seed

NOW IN ITS SECOND PRINTING! Disrupted Realism is the first book to survey the works of contemporary painters who are challenging and reshaping the tradition of Realism. Schiffer Publishing, hardcover, 208 pages, 9 x 12 inches.

EXHIBIT: Philadelphia

Curated by John Seed

Disrupted Realism

OPENING RECEPTION Friday, November 1st, 2019, 6-9 pm
November 1 – December 28, 2019
Stanek Gallery, 242 N. 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 215.908.3277

The exhibition that inspired the book, Disrupted Realism: Paintings for a Distracted World, returns to Stanek Gallery, featuring 33 artists from around the world, whose unique paintings have intrigued audiences and inspired generations of artists to come. Artworks featured in the book, written by John Seed and published by Schiffer publishing, will be on display together for the first time!

​These highly accomplished artists, visionaries in a developing movement of great importance, explore with rawness and nuance the depths of human emotion and experience, communicating through paint the fragmentation of modern life.

FEATURE

EXHIBIT: Provincetown

September 5 – January 5, 2019
Rice Polak Gallery
Provincetown, Massachusetts
Cape Cod

EXHIBIT: New York City

Courting Incoherence, Joshua Meyer

Lyons Wier Gallery
542 W 24th St, New York, New York

Artist Reception: Saturday, March 2nd 6–8 pm
February 26 – March 30, 2019

INTERVIEW

Interview with Aneleise Ruggles
Mosesian Center for the Arts

EXHIBIT: Boston

Mosesian Center for the Arts
321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472, 617-923-0100

Opening Reception, January 24, 2019, 5:30-7:30pm
January 24 – March 29, 2019

INTERVIEW

Interview with Ray Wiggs [30 minutes]
WOMR Radio
Also available as a podcast.

EXHIBIT

July 6 – 25, 2018
Rice Polak Gallery
Provincetown, Massachusetts
Cape Cod

EXHIBIT

Charter Oak Cultural Center
Hartford, Connecticut
October 26 – November 18, 2017
Group show, Opening Reception: Thursday, October 26, 6-8 PM

EXHIBIT

Matter & Light Fine Art
Boston, Massachusetts

BOOK

The Art of Joshua Meyer 2000-2016

The 28-page catalog features art from the exhibit and a dialogue between Joshua Meyer and Ruth Weisberg. A pdf is available for download.

Seek My Face: The Art of Joshua Meyer, 2000-2016

EXHIBIT

The Art of Joshua Meyer 2000-2016

The Dortort Center for Creativity in the Arts at UCLA
August-December 2016  more>

EXHIBIT

“Ligaments,” on view at the Danforth Art Museum

June 19–August 21, 2016
Jessica Roscio, Curator, Danforth Art

REVIEW

Joshua Meyer’s Matter & Light debut “bristles with a push-pull energy” – The Boston Globe