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Institute 193 is pleased to announce that it will be an exhibitor in the 2016 New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) NYC fair. The fair will take place from May 5 to 8, 2016 at Basketball City in New York City.
The New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) is a nonprofit collective of professionals working with contemporary art, including galleries, gallery directors, non-profit art spaces, art advisors, curators, writers, museum and other art professionals from around the world. In addition to NADA New York, it hosts a second annual fair at Miami Beach and also organizes the COLLABORATIONS section at Art Cologne.
Since its inception in 2009, Institute 193 has aimed to be an ambassador for contemporary artists form the southeastern United States. A critical component of the organization’s mission is to showcase the talents of these artists in major art markets in and beyond the South; participating in art fairs across the country is one way Institute 193 fulfills this mission. Institute 193 is pleased to have been selected from a competitive pool of global applicants as the only exhibitor to represent the state of Kentucky. It will exhibit sculptures by Mike Goodlett and prints by Robert Beatty, both of whom have held solo exhibitions at Institute 193.
About the Artists:
Robert Beatty is a Lexington, KY- based artist and musician. He is well known for his production of music videos and illustrations of album covers and logos for Tame Impala, Oneohtrix Point Never, Neon Indian, Peaking Lights and countless others. In addition to album art Beatty creates illustrations for publications as diverse as Lucky Peach, The Wire Magazine, and the New York Times, and his artwork and design has been featured in art comic anthologies like Mould Map and Kramers Ergot. Robert was the first artist featured in Pitchfork.tv's documentary series "Pitchfork Unsung", focusing on individuals who've made significant contributions to music but remain outside the spotlight. Robert performs and records music solo as Three Legged Race, is a member of the band Hair Police, and has recorded and toured with C. Spencer Yeh's Burning Star Core and numerous other bands. In 2014 he released a collection of soundtracks composed to accompany a range of video work by innovative digital artist, Takeshi Murata.
Mike Goodlett received his BFA from the Art Academy of Cincinnati in 1982. In 1998, he was awarded the Kentucky Arts Council's Al Smith Individual Artist Grant. His 2015 solo exhibition at WORKSHOP at christian berst art brut in NYC was featured in BOMB Magazine, Art F City, and GAYLETTER. He currently lives and works in Wilmore, KY.
Image: Robert Beatty, Untitled, 2016, plexiglas direct print, 17 x 25 inches.