Saturday, May 13, 2017

Curatorial Project - Indecipherable Messages

Indecipherable Messages May 20 - June 18, 2017  Curated by Nadia Martinez

May 20 - June 18, 2017
Curated by Nadia Martinez

Miranda Arts Project Space
6 N Pearl St. Suite 404 E
Port Chester, NY 10573

Opening Reception: Saturday, May 20th, 2017
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Miranda Art Project Space is pleased to present Indecipherable Messages, a group exhibition curated by Nadia Martinez, featuring works by Teresa Waterman, Esther Rosa, Michelle Bratsafolis, and Kathryn Cameron. They are working across medium including paintings, mixed media, sculptures, and installations.

Every artwork in this exhibition is a form of expression that reflects a rotation of ideas, beliefs, concerns or exchanges among all those things within an artist’s mind. At first, the viewer might not be able to find meaning behind the marks or gestures that comprise an artwork or understand the circumstances that gave rise to its creation. The artist’s hand does not necessarily reveal a particular structure or order; however, a combination of intention and instinct often result in balance, a harmony of contrast, and rhythm within each piece. This process, unique to each artist, is a like a hidden language or code of expression; Indecipherable Messages whose meanings can be revealed only by their creators.

6th Annual Creative Mischief Exhibition.

Nadia Martinez, Touched by a Thousand Hands

6th Annual Creative Mischief Exhibition

On view May 18 – June 13, 2017
Opening Reception: May 18, 6 – 9 PM

Join us as the National Academy Museum & School is transformed by the vision of the National Academicians, faculty, alumni, and students.

National Academy Museum
1083 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10128

Exhibition Hours: Monday – Sunday 11 AM – 6 PM

Find the press release here.

Creative Mischief is supported in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and by the generosity of private patrons and donors of the National Academy School.

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Discovering Artists, Both Old and New, at Creative Mischief
By PAUL LASTER, Jun. 2017

Displaying a wide range of artistic disciplines, the National Academy Museum & School’s 6th annual “Creative Mischief” exhibition is a great place to discover artists—both established practitioners and new talents. Featuring more than 100 works by National Academicians, faculty, alumni, and selected student artists, the show reflects the recent history of the 190-year-old cultural institution.

Tackling such contemporary concerns as spirituality, myth, nature and artifice, geometry and the body, illusion and form, symbolism, urban dreams, and play, “Creative Mischief” takes over the full exhibition space of the museum, which is housed in one of the few remaining Beaux-Arts mansions open to the public on Fifth Avenue, and in the Sonia Gechtoff Gallery at the National Academy School.

LatinoLA Latina mixed-media visual artist Nadia Martinez joins a stellar roster of international artists at the National Academy Museum

Creative Mischief at the National Academy Museum

Latina mixed-media visual artist Nadia Martinez joins a stellar roster of international artists at the National Academy Museum

By LatinoLA Contributor

Published on LatinoLA: June 7, 2017

The Archer M. Huntington Townhouse on museum mile in New York City hosts the final installment of the National Academy Museum's annual art exhibition, "Creative Mischief" known for presenting a diverse roster of international artists. The museum announced plans to sell the famous Beaux Art mansion, which means, legend 5th Avenue loses one of its most exquisite public spaces.

Part of what makes "Creative Mischief" so engaging is that the illustrious, historic hosts subject matters that range from naughty to vice, from evil to nice. Sexual violence, despair in poverty, spiritual recalibration, and other topics of the human heart fill three floors of the beautiful mansion.

Latina mixed media artist Nadia Martinez hangs a site-specific installation of meticulously netted resistors and crystals, and fellow sculptor Borinquen Gallo incorporates architectural building motifs into casts of silver-grey automotive hubcaps.