Leigh Tarentino is an Assistant Professor at Brown who makes paintings, works on paper and digital prints constructed from photographs of the built landscape. She received a BFA in Painting from the Kansas City Art Institute and an MFA in Painting and Printmaking from the Rhode Island School of Design.
Her upcoming exhibition in February 2009 will be at Black and White Gallery in New York. Her work has been included in group exhibitions at the Stas Namin Centre, Moscow, Russia; Bank Gallery, Los Angeles; the University Art Museum, State University of New York at Albany; and The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, among others. Her work has been included in Scope New York, London, Miami and Hamptons. She was awarded a Pollock-Krasner grant in 2008. She is represented by Black and White Gallery in New York.
Graham Guerra is an Assistant Professor at the Rhode Island School of Design and the Pratt Institute of Art. He received a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA from Yale University. His large-scale charcoal and graphite drawings are created based on virtual models that he generates using digital photographic and 3D rendering technologies.
His work has been shown at Wardlow Gallery, Melbourne, Australia; Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston; Jack the Pelican Presents, Brooklyn; Van Brunt Gallery, New York; and Bellwether, New York, among others. His work has been included in Scope New York, Miami, and Hamptons as well as Kunst Zurich in Zurich, Switzerland. In 2008 he was awarded a Faculty Development Grant from the Pratt Institute of Art and a Wardlow International Residency in Melbourne, Austrialia.
Both exhibits will run from January 23- February 4 with a reception on January 29 at 7pm.