Author Archives: Whitespace

Bojana Ginn Receives Ellsworth Kelly Award

In the studio with Bojana Ginn

June 29,2018
By Andrew Alexander and Karley Sullivan
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Atlanta multimedia artist Bojana Ginn and the Mary S. Byrd Gallery at Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia, were recently awarded the 2018 Ellsworth Kelly Award. Each year, the Foundation for Contemporary Art gives the $40,000 grant to support a museum exhibition for a contemporary artist, and this year, the grant will allow the gallery to stage a new exhibition by Ginn in the fall of 2019.

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Bojana Ginn at work in the artist’s home

Ellsworth Kelly Award 2018 – Bojana Ginn
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In fall 2019, the Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art at Augusta University will present a solo exhibition of new multi-media works by sculptor Bojana Ginn, curated by Gallery Director Shannon Morris.

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Bojana Ginn, <em>Untitled</em>, 2017, raw sheep’s wool, monofilament, and wire, 96″ x 108″ x 108″” width=”460″ height=”327″ /></a></p>
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Craig Dongoski | The Kissing of Gods

Art Review: Timeline: Craig Dongoski at Whitespace Gallery

March 16,2018
By Matthew Terrell
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Atlanta artist Craig Dongoski explores the possibility of line in his show “Kissing the Gods,” on view at Whitespace Gallery through March 24. Using both ink and oil pencil on paper and wood panel, Dongoski creates images full of texture and pattern, all achieved with 2-D techniques.

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Craig Dongoski, The Kissing of Gods, 2018; oil pencil on panel, 48 by 96 inches.

News: Amy Pleasant and Vesna Pavlović Southern Art Prize Finalists

News: Southern Art Prize Announces Nine Finalists for $25,000 Award

February 13,2018
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Nine artists from nine Southern states have been named finalists for the Southern Prize, given by the Atlanta-based organization South Arts. Each receives $5,000 and a two-week residency at Hambidge, and a chance to take home the $25,000 grand prize or the $10,000 finalist award. to receive State Fellowship awards of $5,000 each. The winners will be announced at a ceremony on April 16 in New Orleans.

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various works from the finalists including Amy Pleasant

Counterclockwise from left: Amy Pleasant, “Untitled (Arms);” Jeremiah Ariaz, “Louisiana Buckle, (Sulphur, LA);” Garrett Hansen, Void – .38 Special;” and Paul Stephen Benjamin, “Paint The White House Black.”

works from finalists, including Vesna Pavlovic

Left to Right: Vesna Pavlović, “Maderno, Stefano, Saint Cecilia, Front,” and Paul Stephen Benjamin, “Black Cotton Flag Made in Georgia.”

Nancy Floyd | Weathering Time

City Lights: Nancy Floyd; ‘Medium’; And More

November 24,2017
City Lights with Lois Reitzes
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1:21: Lois Reitzes talks with artist Nancy Floyd, who has been photographing herself since 1982. Those photographs are make up her series “Weathering Time,” now on view at White Space.

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Nancy Floyd

Art Review: Still Life: Nancy Floyd at Whitespace

November 22,2017
by Jason Francisco
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Photography’s relationship to time is arguably its greatest puzzle and source of fascination – the inconstant ways that photographs cause us to imagine time, and challenge our perception of time.

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Nancy Floyd, Evolution of the Darkroom 1983-2016, archival inkjet print on Epson Exhibition Fiber, 10 by 13.5 inches.

Review: At Whitespace, Nancy Floyd is artist and subject, archivist and curator

November 13,2017
by Deanna Sirlin
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Atlanta-based artist Nancy Floyd has been photographing herself first thing in the morning in her home since 1982. Her new exhibition Weathering Time at Whitespace Gallery through December 2 is a photographer’s record of documenting her life over the course of 35 years.

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Nancy Floyd, Pants 1982–2016, 2017, detail, archival inkjet print on Epson Exhibition Fiber, 10” x 102”, edition 1 of 8.

Amy Pleasant – Writing Pictures + Sara Hobbs and Hannah Israel – A Handful of Dust: Reviews

Art Review: Fragments from the Museum of Us: “Ancient Art Objects” at Whitespace

October 20,2017
by Jerry Cullum
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Amy Pleasant’s Writing Pictures and Hannah Israel + Sarah Hobbs’ A Handful of Dust, both at Whitespace through October 28, are ways of categorizing things in order to make sense of them. In both cases, the sense being made is far from obvious, but the beautiful elusiveness of the art objects is intellectually and emotionally seductive.

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installation shot of Amy Pleasant's work (Photo: Kristina Ford)