Meet Alex Patrick Dyck

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Alex Patrick Dyck is a poet and splosh artist. She is a romantic hoarder of sentimental trash and trampled roses, an altar builder, and a memory gatherer. She explores her own vulnerability in her attempts to preserve the inherent fragility of natural objects as they encounter resin, metal, and bodily fluids. The incorporation of obscured and disjointed text is used as a way to both establish intimacy with the viewer as well as to remind us that understanding and language are not identic. The works are constantly decaying and changing in texture and color, a grotesque reminder of our own mortality.

Dyck has curated 12 immersive shows over the last six years with her art gang Noodle Beaches for Meeting Witches. She has shown in NYC, California, Maine, India and Tokyo. She lives in New York.

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Follow her work on Instagram @yokosnoopy or on her website http://alexpatrickdyck.com

 

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Meet Katie Green

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Katie Green is a mixed media artist hailing from Calgary, Alberta, CA. 
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Since graduating with a BFA from University of Calgary in 2014, Katie's artistic career has expanded to take on various forms with a unified interest in how artistic practice can create social interaction and a sense of cohesion. She has explored this by embracing the strength of collaborative relationships, integrating community voice, and taking her practice into the public realm.

Her work is diverse, from large-scale public mural installations, relief sculpture, and most recently
mask and puppetry. She is interested in how public work alters the landscape of an individual’s
community - not only through the physical transformation of a mundane object (may it be a
wall, a structure, or a found object for a mask) but more importantly, the way they construct
that community in their minds. With the unexpected outcome of observing how creating work
in and with the public can change the way people interact with their surrounding environment,
she sees a great opportunity to make creative practice more inclusive.

Follow her work on Instagram @katiegreenart and on her website http://katiegreenartist.com/

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Meet Olivia Taylor

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Olivia Taylor is a MFA candidate at Brooklyn College who primarily works in sculpture. She creates tactile, stylized and interactive sculptures using materials such as silicone, foam and plastic.  Her works reference the body and its functions, as well as identity (specifically her own) and its ties to commodity.  These sculptures are all fabricated with the intention of audience participation.  They are meant to be touched, often producing a physical reaction that engages the viewer and creates an active exchange rather than a passive one.

You can see her work in person at our upcoming exhibition Dimensions of Alterity opening Friday April 13th, 7:00 - 10:00PM, and also at Open Studios at Brooklyn College Wednesday, April 11 12:30 – 4:00PM, Friday, April 13th 6:00 – 10:00PM, and Saturday, April 14th 12:00 – 6:00PM.

Brooklyn College, Boylan Hall, Rooms 4200, 5400, 6101-6300
2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210

Follow her work on Instagram @lemon.bitch and on her website http://www.oliviataylorartist.com/

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