106 Green is proud to present:
Ghost Maker, a solo exhibition by Ginny Casey. The show will consist of a group of oil paintings on canvas, all completed in 2015-2016. There will be an opening reception on Saturday, January 30 from 6-8pm. The exhibition will run through February 21.
Ginny Casey’s paintings play with space, color, and the idea of making. In her staged scenes, floating, disembodied hands hide under vessels, shape and tickle clay, break things, hang around. They blend in, taking on hues from their environment. The shifting, soft-edged vessels they interact with are as alive as the hands. We are invited into a curious world of clay, formed/unformed, broken, painted. This malleable material might even be responsible for the creation of its own surroundings. The paintings are a compelling puzzle, sometimes funny and sometimes sad.
From the artist:
I find that painting is the best outlet for the kind of stories that don’t translate into spoken language. If the rectangles of my paintings were stages these would be plays where the dialogue was in hummed songs, sighs, and hiccups.
Ginny Casey earned her BFA from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY and her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, RI. She has been included in group exhibitions at D’Agostino and Fiore in New York, Proto Gallery in Hoboken, Trestle Projects and Bannerette in Brooklyn, NY. Her work has been featured in Brooklyn Magazine, Art F City and Two Coats of Paint. She teaches children’s art classes at the 92nd St. Y and works out of her painting studio in Ridgewood, Queens.
106 Green gallery hours are on Sunday from 12-5pm.