Lizzie Gill and Kristen Jensen

January 28 - April 2, 2023

Geary is pleased to present a two person show featuring work by Kristen Jensen and Lizzie Gill, opening January 28th, 2023.

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Jensen’s hand built terracotta forms rest on terry cloth constructions, while Gill’s paintings depict mixed media vessels in a dramatically flattened domestic space. The results reflect each artist’s unique approach to surrealist assemblage.

Gill and Jensen source material through various methods of ephemera collection – Gill utilizing archives and magazines to fill spaces in her paintings while the textiles composing Jensen’s ‘Warms’ series are gathered from friends and strangers over time.Together these bodies of work offer viewers an invitation to consider the personal history and object associations embedded within the artists’ paintings and sculptures.

Lizzie Gill is a multimedia artist whose work explores themes of domesticity in a contemporary context.

Lizzie Gill

Through a variety of mediums she illustrates a time warp, composed of everyday life, human agency and  “post feminist” contemporary society. Her delicate transferware vessels are archeological explorations, geographic and cultural, actual and mythical, that the artist has seen and re imagined, or imagined without having seen. Gill’s work is a nostalgic look at the past and innocence with a twist, prompting one to question their sense of time and culture. Gill has had solo exhibitions in New York, Miami and San Francisco. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, Elle, Wired & Vogue. She lives and works in Sharon, CT.

Kristen Jensen is a Brooklyn based artist that works across sculpture, drawing, and performance.

She received her MFA from Hunter College, New York, NY and her BFA from Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY. She has received fellowships through the Jerome Foundation and Lighthouse Works and has been awarded residencies at Shandaken Projects at Storm King, Abrons Art Center, and others. Jensen makes containers that metaphorically represent the emotional and psychological complexities of her experience through a combination of hand built ceramics and fabric sculptures made from used textiles. The complexities often find form through her use of unpredictable elements such as local clays and variables like atmospheric firing methods. These processes become collaborators in the ceramic vessels, often upending her original intentions. The results are cradled in fabric forms with traces of wear and history, creating an invitation for viewers to memorialize their own lived experiences.


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