Exhibitions/Publications

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The Onward of Art
1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery (bet. 51 and 52)
New York City
Through March 26

American Abstract Artists celebrates its 80th anniversary with a large exhibition curated by Karen Wilkin in 1285's large lobby gallery in Midtown Manhattan. A catalog will be available.
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Installation view with, clockwise from top: Irene Rousseau, Roger Jorgensen, two by me

Above: Chromatic Geometry 22
Below: Chromatic Geometry 23
Both 2015, encaustic on panel, 12 x 12 inches

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10 Ways
Clement & Schneider
Bonn, Germany
Through November 21
And then in spring 2016 at Dr. Julius, Berlin


Ten artists from American Abstract Artists have been invited to show together in this exhibition curated by Lorenza Sannai. The exhibition, which started in Milan, includes paintings and works on paper as well as an edition of  books from each participating artist. It will travel to Berlin in the spring of 2016.

Artists: Power Boothe, John Goodyear, Lynne Harlow, Daniel G. Hill, James Juszczyk, Joanne Mattera, Lorenza Sannai, Susan Smith, Don Voisine, Stephen Westfall
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More images from Bonn on the 10 Ways exhibition website
, which will be updated once the Berlin venue is installed.

Below from left: Lorenza Sannai, Joanne Mattera, Stephen Westfall, Susan Smith and Daniel G. Hill, with artists books in the foreground 



My Slant 4, 2014, graphite and wax on MDF (diptych) 8 x 12 inches

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Joanne Mattera: The Silk Road Paintings
Kenise Barnes Fine Art
Larchmont, New York

The show is down but the gallery has some paintings available for viewing. Please inquire

 Installation views above and below of Joanne Mattera: The Silk Road Paintings


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Recent Publications

A 10-year retrospective of one body of work, Silk Road: Excerpts from an Ongoing Series, published by the Well-Fed Artist Press, New York City, is available for viewing in its entirety online. Print copies are also available for sale.
Designer: Karen Freedman




The catalog for A Few Conversations About Color is viewable online and available for purchase in printed form. I curated this eight-artist exhibition for dm contemporary, New York City, in January-February, 2015, and wrote the introductory essay.
Designer: Ruth Hiller




The catalog for Organic to Geometric: Investigations in Structure and Surface is viewable online and available for purchase in printed form. The exhibition, curated by Carol Pellettier, took place at the Heftler Gallery at Endicott College, Beverly, Mass., January-March, 2015. I contributed the introductory essay.
Designer: Karen Freedman




Catalog for Pattern: Geometric|
Organic is viewable online and available for purchase in printed form. The exhibition, curated by Michael Burnett, considers the work of nine artists (my painting is on the cover) who engage organization and repetition. The exhibition is at Space Gallery, Denver, from May 1-June 13.  
Designer: Jane Guthridge





Catalog for the exhibition, Doppler Shift, curated by Mary Birmingham for the Visual Art Center of New Jersey, with essays by Birmingham and Thomas Miccheli