The Politics of Space

Presented by The Sculptors Guild in Collaboration with LIC-A; Janet Goldner, As Life Slips Away, Steel,  2017 — As Life Slips Away is a wall installation that pays homage to my mother who died in July 2017. I spent her last week with her in her home in California. The text is from my memories of her and of that very sad …

Point of Water

The Point of Water is a wall installation that uses fabricated, recycled, and found steel objects. In Bamana thought in addition to north, south east and west there is a 5th cardinal point: the point of water. Access to water determines where villages are located.  The circle can be like a drop of rain, a symbol of water.  And the ellipse …

Artist Residency in Ethiopia

Goldner had a 5 day artist residency at The Ethiopian Tire and Rubber Economic Plant (ETREP). She made 6 steel sculptures and 2 rubber pieces. It was a wonderful place to work. All this work poured out effortlessly. The factory art and industry program is the initiative of Gossa GS Oda, CEO of ETREP.

US/Mexican Border in Texas

In August, Goldner spent 10 days on the US/Mexican Border in Texas. Goldner spent 5 days in El Paso with Annunciation House, a nonprofit, volunteer organization that has been working with migrants and refugees since the 1970’s. She lived in a house that also welcomes migrants. She went to sites key to the migrant experience in El Paso. Then Goldner …

SculptureNow 2018

Janet Goldner’s Interesting Times were included in the SculptureNow 2018 exhibition at The Mount in Lenox, MA, The 12 vinyl banners are 25′ x 4′. Interesting Times was made in 2013 around the time of the Arab Spring and anti-austerity movements in the US and Europe. Each of the 12 banners have the name of the country, images of the …

Groupe Bogolan Kasobane: The Art of Clay from Mali

This exhibition of contemporary and traditional bogolan from Mali revolves around the contemporary bogolan paintings of the Groupe Bogolan Kasobane and the ancient origins of the ancestral Malian technique as women’s work. The exhibition also includes works by other artists who have been influenced by and collaborated with the Groupe. The show will introduce the Spanish public to the contemporary works …

Sympathetic Magic

Sympathetic Magic delves into the numinous and explores how different artists come to terms with the unseen through works that explore the bridge between the physical world and an invisible universe of memory and mystery. Curated by Elisa Decker. Mara Alper, Desirée Alvarez, Jermaine Amuquandoh, Susan Austad, SoHyun Bae, Andrea Cohen, Elisa Decker, Mary DeVincentis, Gwen Fabricant, Mary Frank, Ana Garcès Kiley, France Garrido, Janet Goldner, Nancy Goldring, Ruth Hardinger, Erica Harris, Aristedes …

Disillusionment

A group of 25 diverse women artists were invited to create art about present conditions of DISILLUSIONMENT, whether personal, global, cultural, political or societal – addressing issues of deception, falseness, unfaithfulness, betrayal and treachery – with reference to wearing, inhabiting, being veiled, clothed, draped, revealed, exposed or wrapped in disillusion. Tomie Arai * Audrey Anastasi * Kabuya Bowens * Annex Burgos * Cybil Charlier …