The Last Brucennial

I am happy to be participating in the Last Brucennial!

Group Exhibition at Brian Morris Gallery curated by Geoffrey Young

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Zoe Pettijohn Schade in the New York Times Magazine

Now That’s Old-School

In an art world that encourages hugeness, the painter Zoe Pettijohn Schade emphasizes tiny repeating forms, juxtaposing hungry sharks against the most intricate lace. She takes inspiration, she tells Bomb magazine, from textiles and 18th-century gouache pattern paintings and from echoes of those patterns in present-day life. Then and now, repetition and hidden understructures soothe us as monsters play and “hide in plain sight.”

Interview by Alyssa Fanning on Bomblog

Very excited about this great article!

Mona Bismarck American Center Exhibition, First Floor Salon

Solo Show at the Mona Bismarck Center for American Art and Culture in Paris, runs through May 19th

Fulbright U.S. Research Scholars Grant

I am excited to announce that I have been awarded the 2012-13 Fulbright U.S. Scholars Grant to Paris. It is to continue my drawings of a rare collection of gouache pattern paintings from the 1700s at the Bibliothèque Forney, and make full scale paintings in response. The grant is for six months beginning in February, 2013. I am so thrilled and honored!

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