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'Jelölés | Marking' Solo Show, Budapest GalleryHungary, April 25th June 4th 2017
curated by Szegedy-Maszák Zsuzsanna & Török Tamás, 

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ArtSlant Prize 2016 Grand Prize winner.

Essay, Marking Memory by Andrea Alessi.
ArtSlant prize winners Exhibition, Spring Break Art Show, NY. February 28th – March 6th, 2017.

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'Currently 80' Curated by John Yau,
Sculpture Guild, Westbeth, NY. Februar 5th-24th 2017

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Public Art Commission, Per Cent for Art Scheme, Sligo County Council in partnership with Nazareth Housing Association. In Collaboration with Artist Catherine Fanning

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VISUAL ARTISTS IN PRISON SCHEME AWARD, Castlerea Prison, Co.Roscommon Ireland, December 2016. The Award is co-funded by the Arts Council of Ireland and the Department of Justice, Equality and Reform and administered by the Prison Education Service. 

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'What if we got it wrong' curated by Nora Hickey M’Sichili, Traveling Exhibition 
West Cork Arts Centre, 29.10-13.12.2016
Leitrim Sculpture Centre, 16.09-16.10.2016
Wexford Arts Centre, 10.06-29.07.2016
F.E.McWilliam Gallery, N.I. 12.02-16.04. 2016
Centre Culturel Irlandais, 25.09-4.11 2015 
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Chashama, New York, 'Contained' Curated by Lauren Smith, Sept 8-17th 2106
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New York Art Residency and Studio (NARS) Foundation, 'Entree/Encore', Public Artist Talk, 6-8pm, August 23rd 2016,
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Ortega y Gasset Project, New York, 'Goldenrod', Public Intervention, 3-6 pm, August 14 2016 
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New York Foundation for the Arts, Immigrent Artist Mentoring Program, New York, June-October 2016
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Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY, Education Fellowship and Residency Award, June-August 2016
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'A Dyeing Art' selected group show, Spartanburg Art Museum, SC, USA. 29.09.2015 - 01.14.2016
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Entries in Wassaic Project (3)

Tuesday
Aug232016

Entree/Encore

New York Art Residency and Studios ( NARS) Foundation In Partnership With Textile Arts Center, And The Wassaic Project 

Entree / Encore

Presents

Artist Talk By Brigitta Varadi

Tuesday, August 23rd At 6pm 

More info and images of the talk: Entree/Encore


Monday
Aug152016

GOLDENROD

Sunday, August 14th: 3-6pm
GOLDENROD
a public intervention and pop-up tea shop by Brigitta Varadi

What is touching and tasting?  What does it mean to yield to a tactual provocation as the recipients of art? Does activation of the senses, other than vision, launch some other mechanism for the understanding of works of art? Through the reassessment of a daily activity, GOLDENROD examines how memory can inform our present day perspective.
During a two month residency at The Wassaic Project in the fall of 2015 (Wassaic, NY), Brigitta Varadi collected and dried local goldenrods following her grandmother’s knowledge. She created 1000 Goldenrod Tea bags, each numbered and signed, accompanied by 100 screen printed tea boxes. The work echoed Varadi’s grandmother’s own practice: a process-oriented labor and old tradition passed down from each generation.  The tea becomes a symbol for both the artist and the audience to question and examine multiple levels of depth regarding memories of the past.  In addition to the tea, Varadi created objects using textured wool dyed with goldenrod – hand felted and hand stitched – to provide a platform for an intimate engagement of conversing and tea drinking.

Wednesday
Sep022015

Wassaic Art Residency Award

So, so honoured to be awarded a 2 months, September-October 2015, residency at the Wassaic Projects, Wassaic, New York. I can't wait to be a part of the Wassaic community, and for some upstate sunshine.

Jurors for 2015 residency award 

Arden Sherman, Curator of Hunter College's East Harlem Gallery
Eric Gleason, Director at Paul Kasmin
Jodi Waynberg, Executive Director of Artists Alliance
Kim Drew, Founder of Black Contemporary Art Blog
Mitch Miller, Artist + Previous Resident
Meredith Drum, Artist + Previous Resident

 

See all summer Wassaic resident awardees: click here