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ART + WINE

The gallery at Foundry Vineyards opened in 2010 and has been fortunate to exhibit artists such as Deborah Butterfield, Ai Weiwei, Chuck Close, Kiki Smith, Matthew Day Jackson, Rob Pruitt, James Lavadour, and more. In the gallery, we aim to exhibit a diverse group of established artists, mediums, and concepts predominantly in the vein of contemporary art. 

The gallery hosts quarterly exhibits. Though the dates are subject to change, art openings typically occur in February, May, August, and November and are co-curated by owners Lisa & Jay Anderson. The Foundry Vineyards gallery is not open for artist inquiries, however the Andersons believe strongly in collaboration and are open to proposals from art and humanities focused organizations. 

 

LAZY EYE

Donald Groscost

Opening Spring Release 2022

ABOUT THE SHOW

Donald Groscost splits his time between Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and the Catskill mountains of New York. Donald has maintained a studio in New York City for the past thirty-five years. During this time he has taught as an Instructor of Fine Arts and Art History at Caldwell College and Brookdale College and has been invited to teach and lecture as a visiting artist at several universities, colleges, and museums throughout the United States and abroad. He has exhibited and been collected in the United States, South America, Asia, Indonesia, Australia, and Europe. 

 

The work in the gallery is comprised of two mediums - mokuhanga prints and sumi ink paintings. 

 

ARTIST STATEMENT

My primary interest lies in the observation of natural phenomena and the systems they inhabit. While exploring the natural world through the arena of memory and the subconscious, I hope to arrive at an image of “inevitability” where something akin to a true force of nature manifests itself.

 

It’s about being aware; about a sort of hypersensitive perception and the translation of that perception into the context of painting. Within this construct, it is my attempt to organize states of feeling whereby the rhythms and complexities of our natural world merge into a singular given form. 

 

In a catalog essay for two exhibitions in Japan, the critic Robert Morgan wrote: 

“…Donald Groscost’s perception of nature is neither present nor absent. Rather it goes in the direction of transforming the way we perceive the natural world, not through technological interference or its consequential detritus, but through envisioning a possibility where representation and abstraction declare a new visual structure.”

 

PAST SHOWS

Selected Works

BEING,SENSING,DWELLING

Recent Works

Absorption Castings

I Don't Care! I'd Rather Sink!

Solids & Voids: An Exploration of Boundaries

Breaking Boundaries

Construct

Crow's Shadow Institute for the Arts

Photos from the Great Depression

PLAYED APART | APART PLAYED

Land of Origin

Recent Works in Painting, Print, and Glass

Good Girls

Ceramics

New Sculptures

Graffitti Writers

Exploring Fragility and Transience

Into the Field

Rebar and Case

Tapestries from Magnolia Editions