The Stranger (Seattle) featured one of my images on the cover last week. Our show, Wizard Business, wrapped up on Nov. 2 @ SOIL. Up next - I will be showing work at UNTITLED Fair in MIAMI this December during Basel.
October 3 - November 2, 2013
First Thursday, October 3, 6-8pm
The works in WIZARD BUSINESS investigate the limited and abstract cognitive processes of the human mind, and how personal experience informs an understanding of the relationship between mysticism, spirituality and art. Using familiar language and symbols, the work is fed by conflicting ideologies that explore the boundaries between normalcy and oddity, presenting unnatural events that seem at once enticing and suspicious.
After four pretty amazing years in Athens, GA - it was time to pack it up and move it out. This fall I will be teaching in the Media Arts Department at New Mexico Highlands University. New Place, new people, new work - pretty exciting.
I am one of 54 Athens-based artists to participate in ATHICARDS, a fundraiser for the Athens Institute for Contemporary Art (Georgia). Each artist designed a single card to make a complete deck. The cards look great and was excited to be asked to be a part of this project. You can purchase a deck right here.
SIDESPACE: A Contemporary Video Series at ATHICA
Curated by JUSTIN PLAKAS
Saturday, December 15, 2012 from 5-7PM & Thursday, December 20, 2012, from 6-9PM
FEATURED ARTISTS:Tanner Almon & Vicki Yasuoka (Brooklyn, NY)
Lex Brown (Los Angeles, CA)
Misha Capecchi (Portland, OR)
Barnett Cohen (Los Angeles, CA)
Danielle Dean (Los Angeles, CA)
Rachel Debuque (Athens, GA)
Layet Johnson (Little Rock, AR)
Ted Kuhn (Athens, GA)
Michael Siporin Levine (Athens, GA)
Carl Marin (Richmond, VA)
Sydney Nettles-Coates (Athens, GA)
Ian Page (Los Angeles, CA)
Nick Prevas (Baltimore, MD)
Amy Ruhl (NYC, NY)
Eric Simmons & Katrina Schoewe (Athens, GA)
Barb Smith (Richmond, VA)
Naqeeb Stevens (Iowa City, IA)
Mary Vettise (London, UK)
John Walter (London, UK)
November 9 - December 7
My image featured on the cover of the catalogue.
Unsung Heroes: New Work by Justin Plakas
On view October 26 – November 18, 2012 / Opening Reception: Friday, October, 26 6-10 pm
read more about it here!
Participant in the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
Class of 2012