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440 Gallery Opens Artsy Online Exclusive Exhibition

Brooklyn, NY — 440 Gallery presents it’s annual summer theme show in an Artsy Online Exclusive—Refuge. Refuge: a condition of being safe or sheltered from pursuit, danger, or trouble—or, something providing shelter. Is it personal? is it political? Does one take it, provide it, or seek it? Juried by Nicole Mouriño, this timely exhibition explores a selection of interpretations in which 24 artists seek—and offer— refuge.

Exhibiting artists: *Armando Alleyne, Stacy Bogdonoff, Ann Cofta, Sage Cotignola, Nene Aissatou Diallo, Donna Faranda, Christopher Fluder,
Matilda Forsberg, Julian Johnson, Alysia Kaplan, Anthoula Lelekidis, Wyeth Moss, Raisa Nosova, Marie Provine, Chelsea Ramirez, Buket Savci,
Gloria Singleton-Kahn, Eric Strauss, Caron Tabb, Quiara Torres, Jesse Townsley, Megan Watters, Ripley Whiteside, Jeanne Wilkinson

About the Juror:
Nicole Mouriño is a Cuban-American artist from Miami, FL. She received her MFA in Social Practice from Queens College (2016) and BFA in Painting from Pratt Institute (2011). From 2014 -2016, Mouriño was an artist in residence at the Queens Museum and National Young Arts Foundation (Miami, FL). Her work focuses on the ways in which Latinidad is represented in public spaces throughout NYC, specifically through bodega, botanica, and peluqueria windows. These spaces are a landscape of pride – depicting crashing/merging understandings of race, identity, economics, and desire. Her paintings and drawings of bodega windows have recently been exhibited at Untitled Miami, Pulse Miami, BRIC, Marc Straus Annes, and The Queens Museum. Nicole is the Program Administrator of the Latinx Project at NYU. She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Jeanne Wilkinson Visions Ahead, 2020 Digital collage, mounted or framed 16 × 24 in