North Fork Studio Tour October 20 and 21
I am opening my studio as part of the North Fork Studio Tour, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20 & SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2018, 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Artists from the North Fork of Long Island invite you into their studios to view and discuss their artwork. Learn about each artist's process and inspiration. You will begin your tour at the Cutchogue New Suffolk Free Library to pick up your tour wristband, studio map and tasting vouchers. Tickets allow entry to all studios plus wine/beer tasting.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 6:00PM
Preview artists work, speak with artists involved in the Studio Tour and enjoy a wine and cheese reception in the newly renovated Upstairs of the Library. NOFO Artist Studio Tour Tickets available for advance purchase.
Worlds Within Worlds
Manhattan and Mattituck painter Anne Sherwood Pundyk and Greenport video artist and photographer Bridget Elkin are collaborating to create Worlds Within Worlds, an original installation of monumental paintings and video projections for the North Fork TV Festival’s closing celebration. The party will take place on Saturday, September 8, at the Greenport American Legion.
NYC Creative Artists Dialogue: Identity
I was pleased to be part of this discussion hosted by Jenn Dierdorf on July 16, 2018. Art practice and artist identity are inseparable ideas, as artists pull from life experiences to influence their work. An art practice creates a space to confront and work through difficult or unresolved aspects of identity. While some artists focus specifically on body/identity politics, others create work indirectly related to identity such as connections, structure, place, process, and/or medium.
Group Exhibition, "WE: Women Empowering Women," co-curated by Anne Sherwood Pundyk and Kara Hoblin
...A provocative representation of female agency and of the creative potentialities of collaboration...this group show is presently on view in the Borghese Winery gallery. Co-curated by Anne Sherwood Pundyk and Kara Hoblin, the exhibition is in the spirit of other artist-run, collaborative ventures, such as the Yams Collective, CRUSH CURATORIAL, and the North Fork Art Collective.
Exhibition and Performance: "Tales" at EMINENT DOMAIN
My performance of TALES was presented at the opening of EMINENT DOMAIN, a flash exhibition of feminist art on July 12th, 6 - 8 pm at 524 West 26th Street. The exhibition including work by over 90 women artists from around the world is curated by Katie Cercone and presented by Art511 Magazine and Alexandra Arts.
Art 511 Magazine, "Joe Overstreet: Innovation of Flight"
My review of Overstreet's exhibition at The Eric Firestone Gallery begins, "Joe Overstreet’s spectacular flock of paintings from the early ‘70s presented at Eric Firestone Gallery masterfully deploy modern painting principles as flight instruction laden with social meaning. The physical feat of flying starts with moving forward..."
The Suffolk Times Feature "Work We Do: Anne Sherwood Pundyk, Painter"
In the May 10th issue of The Suffolk Times, reporter Rachel Siford interviews painter, Anne Sherwood Pundyk in her studio for her regular feature, "Work We Do." The feature includes a video of the artist at work in her studio.
My Grandmother, artist and illustrator, Mary Sherwood Wright Jones in The New York Times Overlooked Project
My grandmother Mary Sherwood Wright Jones (1892 to 1985) was an artist and illustrator who created original, sequential illustrations for the children’s classroom newspaper My Weekly Reader from 1928 to 1960. Her weekly contributions supported the publication’s pioneering reading readiness program and reached millions of readers...
My review in artcritical of Pat Adams' solo exhibition at Victoria Munroe Fine Art
Adams has been producing beautiful, deeply engaging and keenly relevant work for nearly 70 years. A wealth of literature by renown critics such as Dore Ashton, Barbara Rose, Max Kozloff and Jed Perl has been written about the twenty-five solo shows of her work here in New York City since the mid-1950s and others throughout the country along with innumerable group exhibitions. Proof of Adam’s significance is in abundance in this show.
Artists Reading: Anne Sherwood Pundyk and Poppy Johnson
Please join us at 2pm on Sunday, December 17th for a reading by Anne Sherwood Pundyk and Poppy Johnson as part of VSOP Projects' current Winter Salon exhibition. Pundyk, a painter and writer who lives and works in New York City and Mattituck, will be reading a collection of short fables that she has written and paired with her abstract paintings, a selection of which are on view in the show. Johnson, a performance artist and the Assistant Director/Reference Librarian at Greenport's Floyd Memorial Library, will be reading from her collaborative work called, “26 Typewriters or Talk ‘Til Your’re Blue in the Face: An Abecedarium.” Both artists will be available to discuss their work after the 1 hour program. Refreshments will be served, and all are welcome.
My essay on abstraction, "The Beholder's Share," in artcritial magazine
Drawing on personal and family experience, painter ANNE SHERWOOD PUNDYK dives into the neuroscience of figuration and abstraction. Books considered in this essay: My Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor (2006) and Reductionism in Art and Brain Science: Bridging the Two Cultures by Eric R. Kandel (2016)
Design Award for Mattituck Studio
Winner: Art Space in a Residence
Andrew Berman Architect
Mattituck, New York
North Fork Painting Studio, 2015
A windowless 800-square-foot garage was transformed into a "day-lit and generously scaled painting studio." As the firm noted in its submission, "color is provided by the landscape, the shifting character of the light through the days and seasons, and by the artwork itself.”
New Partnership with Twyla
I am pleased to announce my partnership with Twyla, an innovative Austin-based company that produces and sells limited edition artworks. Three of my prints are now available exclusively through Twyla. Each work features a pair of notebook pages presented—as if zooming out—using a progression of digital and photographic steps. They transpose the high-keyed color palette from my paintings to toner droplets, woven threads, cast shadows and refracted light.
Award for best overall artwork, Hamptons Art Hub "From the Earth" Competition
In November 2016, my work was given the top award in Hamptons Art Hub's "From the Earth" competition judged by Christine Berry, co-director of Berry Campbell gallery in Chelsea.
Hyperallergic, "The Rebellious Spirit of Paint"
Seph Rodney writes, "But ultimately the painter has to build a world that makes sense to her and hope our sensibilities follow. I do. I stand in that room and feel the sensuous meeting of surface, substrate, theory, hand, and conviction."
ARTCRITICAL PICK: Anne Sherwood Pundyk at Christopher Stout
David Cohen writes, "Six powerful, lyrical, at once absorbing and theatrical canvases, patched together from separate panels and each seven feet tall by a little more than that in width, hang unstretched like baronial tapestries in a raw white cube in Bushwick."
Hamptons Art Hub, "Moving Paintings Beyond Object: Anne Sherwood Pundyk's Revolution,"
"In the new series, Pundyk seeks to create a role for painting as an integral part of performance or as catalyst for engagement and debate that goes beyond a discussion of the art works," observes Pat Rogers.
Washington Post review of "The Revolution Will Be Painted: Deux" Adah Rose Gallery
Mark Jenkins begins his review: “Painting will always tremble, but very precisely” is one line from Anne Sherwood Pundyk’s manifesto in verse, “The Revolution Will Be Painted.” The poem’s title also designates the artist’s show at Adah Rose Gallery, which translates her words into color and line.
Catalogue Preview of "The Revolution Will Be Painted"
Catalogue of work for "The Revolution Will Be Painted" by Anne Sherwood Pundyk. In 2016 work from "The Revolution Will Be Painted" is presented in two solo shows: at Christopher Stout Gallery, New York in April and at Adah Rose Gallery, Kensington, MD in March.
WBAI Radio Interview on "State of the Arts"
New York City culture curator, Savona Bailey-McClain interviews Anne Sherwood Pundyk on her new body of work, "The Revolution Will Be Painted," Brooke Kamin Rapaport of Madison Square Park on the Martin Puryear installation and Cecilia Alemani of the High Line.
Fine Art Intelligence: Interview with Anne Sherwood Pundyk
During the last year, New York artist Anne Sherwood Pundyk has created an expansive body of work called, “The Revolution Will Be Painted" in her studio on the east end of Long Island. Inspired by the cycle of the seasons, her large wall-sized canvas pieces activate the space around them employing combinations of unruly color. The artist’s smaller works on paper reveal the development of her formal vocabulary exploring contrasting organic and geometric forms. Working within the tradition of abstract painting, Pundyk channels the wild, natural forces of the rural landscape into works to be read with an open, changeable mindset.
Video of Opening Performance at "The Revolution Will Be Painted"
Opening performance at solo exhibition by Anne Sherwood Pundyk at Christopher Stout Gallery, New York. April 1, 2016. Performers included Jessica Kilpatrick, dancer and choreographer; Anne Sherwood Pundyk, painter/dancer; and singers Tala Gingberg, Carolyn Mortell, Jill Shackner, Julia Romano and Robin Krosinsky.
ART21 Magazine, "'The Revolution Will Be Painted' Revisited"
Last year, as part of ART21 Magazine’s “Revolution” issue, feminist new genre painter Anne Sherwood Pundyk rewrote the lyrics to Gil Scott-Heron’s “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” to create “The Revolution Will Be Painted.” Named after one of her large scale, latex and acrylic works, the collection of phrases from artists, writers, art historians and critics advocated for the crucial role that the visual arts—especially painting—play in propelling social change. This year, she’s looking back on the months that followed the creation of her anthem and eponymous painting, investigating the ways in which expressive abstract color creates a revolution of its own.
Noah Dillon from artcritical interviews me in "Tell Me: with Anne Sherwood Pundyk"
Dillon begins: "I’ve been visiting — with artists, writers, curators, dealers, and others in the art world — to look at one artwork of my guest’s choice. We have a one-on-one conversation about the artwork, what they find interesting in it and why it’s important to them. In this edition, painter Anne Sherwood Pundyk and I went to her studio in Mattituck, New York, to look at her ongoing painting project, The Revolution Will Be Painted..."
"Stadia" Anne Sherwood Pundyk: Exhibition Catalogue
"Stadia" presents paintings by Anne Sherwood Pundyk and her dialogues with poet and critic Barry Schwabsky and artist and writer Kara L. Rooney. The works and conversations reveal Pundyk's traversal between her studio practice and collaborative exchanges. Color and gesture translate the artist's essential stories. Through her connections with other artists and her audience she looks to identify how these stories overlap with older tales, myths and fable. These works were shown at Susan Eley Fine Art, New York, NY in the winter of 2013.