Members of Staple Goods artist collective, based in New Orleans, are showing new work at The Clemente Center, 107 Suffolk Street in the Lower East Side, New York City.
Two Blocks From Elysian Fields: Recent Work From New Orleans features Aaron Collier, Abdi Farah, Abe Geasland, Anne C. Nelson, Bill DePauw, Jack Niven, Katrina Andry, Norah Lovell and Thomasine Bartlett. The show is on view from June 1-30, 2017.
The top photo shows current MFA student Abdi Farah's work on the left (Twice Conquered, 2017, tackle twill, fringe, fabric, and Latex paint, 87 x 104") and Assistant Professor Aaron Collier's two pieces on the right (Deep Calls to Deep, 2015, Flashe on canvas, 72 x 72" and Walkin' After Midnight, 2015, Flashe on canvas, 72 x 72"). Pictured in the orange shirt is Norah Lovell, a member at Staple Goods and Program Manager of the Honors Program at Tulane University.
The bottom photos shows Senior Professor of Practice William DePauw's piece in the foreground (Tip of the Tongue, 2016, fired clay and painted panel) and Professor of Practice Anne C. Nelson's piece to the far left (Anxiety of ancestry, 2017, Latex on wall, oil on canvas, oil on panel, 120 x 80").