REVOLVE presents Auriferous - new work by Margaret from October 14 - November 13.
This provocative and timely exhibition of drawings by Margaret Curtis in the project space will open to the public Friday October 14th, with a reception for the artist on Saturday October 15 from 6pm - 8pm.
REVOLVE will also host a talk with Margaret on November 2 from 7:30pm - 9pm. She will read from an essay she has been working on recently and discuss the work on exhibit. Tickets can be purchased for this event by clicking the "add to cart" button to the right. Seating is limited so be sure to reserve in advance.
Please join us for what is sure to be both an interesting visual dialogue around process +politics and the insights culled from thinking deeply about the curious place we find ourselves in this charged moment in history.
For a downloadable PDF of the Auriferous checklist click HERE.
Born in Hamilton, Bermuda, Margaret Curtis is a painter and visual artist. She has been creating feminist based work since the mid-1980’s. Ms. Curtis’ work was featured in Marcia Tucker’s 1994 “Bad Girls” exhibition at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in NYC. Other shows include “Another Side of Modernism” at the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, NY, curated by Lilli Wei; “The Name of the Place,” curated by Laurie Simmons; numerous solo and group shows at P.P.O.W. gallery in NYC where she was represented for many years. Curtis has been included in shows at The Brooklyn Museum, The Andy Warhol Museum, The Huntington Beach Art Center, and The Wexner Center. In 2002, her work was the subject of a retrospective at the Amelie A. Wallace Gallery at Stony Brook University in NY. Recently she enjoyed a solo exhibition at The Hickory Museum in Hickory, NC, as well as solo exhibitions at The University of South Carolina, Columbia, and The Flood Gallery in Asheville, NC.
Critical reviews and features of Curtis’ work have appeared in Art Forum, The New York Times, Art in America, Art News, Art Issues, Modern Painters, Time Out, New Art Examiner, Interview, New York Magazine, among others. Her work is in the permanent collections of The Fine Art Museum, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, and The Tang Museum, Sarasota Springs, N.Y. She is the recipient of the Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellowship, Yale Summer School of Art, Norfolk, CT, and The Predmore Award from Duke University, Durham, NC, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She taught painting at The School of Visual Arts, NY, for several years, and has been on the boards of both The Flood Gallery in Asheville, NC, and The Upstairs Gallery in Tryon, NC, where she currently resides.