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Sandra Burns, Tricia Wright and
June 3 - July 2,
|NEW YORK, NY -June 3, 2010-
Gallery presents Interior Perspectives, featuring works by artists
Tricia Wright and Lynne Allen, through July 2, 2010.
Despite the disparate
employed by these artists, their work is nevertheless connected by
universal theme of Home and the physical and psychological interiors
thereof. As a photographer, Ms. Burns deconstructs
reconstructs the spatial relationship between body and structure
photographic manipulation. Tricia
paintings explore decorative interior and exteriors, while her mixed media
utilizes everyday objects to convey both the simplicity and beauty in
daily chores. Hook, Line and Sinker, a neon piece by
Ms. Allen, openly
her thoughts about her everyday
One's relationship to
woman's relationship, is often fraught with incongruity.
These three artists use the physical
of the domestic environment as metaphors for the psychological interior.
Pattern and repetition play a
defining role in their work, suggesting interior beauty, or routine, or
even the bars of a gilded cage.
Clark Burns states that her work "roots in
relationship between past interior environments and the systematic chaos
can occur within." She
the fragment of resistance between
structure and the action taking place that I find intriguing.
The repetitious aspects of my work are
utilization of accumulated imagery that continually compiles upon itself.
It is within this accrued imagery that
act or performance is emitted and
Burns received a BFA from Parsons
of Design and an MFA from the Yale School of Art. She is currently a Lecturer at the
School of Art in the Department of Sculpture.
In 2008-09 she was an artist in residence at The MacDowell Colony
the recipient of the Chenven Foundation Grant.
She has received an artist grant from the Connecticut Commission of
Arts and the Vermont Studio Center Clowes Fellowship. Burns' work has been
throughout the country. This is
first exhibition in New
that her work draws on "our complex,
ambivalent, relationship to the Home," and employs the physical
the domestic environment as metaphors for the psychological interior:
Pattern plays a central,
my work, and has its roots in my background growing up in England in a
with a long tradition of decorative interiors.
My sources are primarily wallpaper and
textile designs, often from
60s and 70s, chosen for their potential to
conjure personal and
associations and - paradoxically -
for their generic,
Born and raised in
received her degrees from Hertfordshire College of Art and Design, and
Camberwell and the ChelseaSchools of Art in
London. She moved to New York ten
ago, and now runs a full time studio on the Hudson
exhibiting her work in solo and group exhibitions throughout the
New York area and
the West Coast. She is the recipient
numerous residencies and awards, and a frequent lecturer and panel member
the region on general topics of art and color theory. Her
work can be found in the United
Embassy; the Hove Museum of Art, the 20th Century British
Collection in the U.K.
Corporate collectors of Wright's work
Alliance Bernstein, White & Case, Metromedia International Group,
County Council, and the University of Wales. David Bowie is among
collectors of her work.
Allen works in different media,
photogravure, miniature glass objects and neon sculpture, all of which she
with a unique sense of style and humor.
Perspectives her neon sculpture,
Line and Sinker, is on display as a complement to the work of Tricia
and Sandra Burns. It amusingly
the all-encompassing, mechanized nature of running a Home.
Allen writes that the neon sign "is a kind
lure, seducing the viewer under false or misleading pretenses."
She adds, "Things are not always as they
and we are not to believe appearances, even in
Allen received her MA
from the University of
Washington, a Master Printer Certification
Tamarind Institute in Albuquerque, and her MFA from the
University of New
She has had numerous solo exhibitions and dozens of
exhibitions. Her work is in
permanent collections of museums and corporations throughout the
including the WhitneyMuseum of Art, the
Museum of Modern
Art in New York, the
Victoria and AlbertMuseum in
London, the Corcoran Museum of Art in WashingtonD.C., Johnson & Johnson
countless others. She is also
of numerous awards, honors, fellowships and
is the mission of Tria Gallery to exhibit a balance of established artists
impressive resumes and exciting young talent, showing representational
abstract work, painting, sculpture, mixed media and installations. The
common denominator is that the
artist has a unique, authentic voice and a compelling body of work which
directors feel should be given an
is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 11 am to
or by appointment. Interior Perspectives
June 3 and remains on exhibition through July
2010. For more information, please visit www.triagallerynyc.com
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Sandra Burns / Untitled/ chromogenic print / 2009 / various sizes, in editions
Tricia Wright / Home-Inside Looking Out / 2008 / acrylic
canvas / 38 x 78"
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