b(RE)ce garments at Gallery 51

Date : November 27, 2017

Opening reception Thursday November 30, 5-7pm

November 30 – December 29, 2017

Monday – Saturday 10am-6:00pm, Sunday 12-4

Gallery 51, 51 Main Street, North Adams, MA

Brece Honeycutt’s series, b(RE)ce, is made from selected repurposed garments (shirts, sweaters, blazers, trousers & dresses) dyed naturally from plants gathered from the land around her studio in Western Massachusetts. On summer mornings, she collects morning glories, rose leaves and coreopsis, for example, and in the fall she harvests fallen leaves and barberry, and dries goldenrod and zinnias for winter use in her dyeing. The colors and patterns imprinted on her garments were once found on the forest floor or on the stalks of plants. Each b(RE)ce garment is a unique, naturally dyed work.


studio visit with photographer Monika Sosnowski

Date : November 5, 2017

The photographer Monika Sosnowski came to my studio a few weeks ago documenting the interior and the exterior.  Please find an excerpt from her blog post below and find the complete post with images on her website, monikaphoto.

“Recently I visited the studio of Brece Honeycutt, a visual artist whose work draws inspiration from nature and history.  As an undergraduate at Skidmore College, Brece majored in art history and eventually pursued a graduate degree at Columbia University in studio art focusing on sculpture. Since then her artistic output has evolved beyond one medium and now encompases painting, drawing, book making and a unique vintage-couture line.  Often combining elements from a range of genres, Brece’s work results in delicately elaborate installations. Entering her studio bespeaks of experiencing such installations.”


September–back to Nature month

Date : August 27, 2017

Thrilled to be in three nature related exhibitions opening this September.

In Our Nature

curated by Meridith McNeal at Rush Corridor Art Gallery

Sept 10 — November 19

winterfield #4: rudbeckia

 

Jane Ingram Allen, Claudia Alvarez, Edward Burtynsky, Juanli Carrion, Una Chaudhuri, Richard Estrin, Nancy Friedemann-Sanchez, Valerie Hegarty, Robin Holder, Brece Honeycutt, Oliver Kelhammer, Jan Mun, Portia Munson, Florence Neal, Beverly Ress, Marina Zurkow

Rush Corridor Gallery, 334 Grand Avenue, Clinton Hill,  Brooklyn NY 11238

Hours:  Open Sunday 12-6 and by appointment

Land  & Memory

curated by Caitlin Parker at Instar Lodge

September  30 — October 8

Hours:  September 31, 12-6, October 7, 8 & 9, 12-6pm

 

listed weeds

Corinne Botz, Sharon Core, Brece Honeycutt, Elizabeth Hoy, Ariel Jackson, Tanya Marcuse, Portia Munson, Caitlin Parker, Katrina Rodabaugh, Linda Stillman, Amy Talutto

InstarLodge, 4 Church Avenue, Germantown, NY

Hours:  September 31, 12-6, October 7-9, 12-6pm

Strange Flowers

organized by Elisabeth Condon at Westbeth Art Gallery

September 9 — 30

Reception, Saturday Sept 9, 6-8pm with Gallery walk through from 4:30-5:30

flashcards: wildflowers, detail

 

Cecile Chong, Elisabeth Condon, Nancy Friedemann, Brece Honeycutt, Amy Lincoln, Judith Linhares, Rebecca Saylor Sack, Chrysanne Stathacos, Jessica Weiss, Jimmy Wright

Westbeth Art Gallery

55 Bethune Street (at Washington Street) New York NY

Hours Wednesday – Sunday 1-6pm

 

 

 

 


Indigo: The Seventh Color

Date : October 1, 2017

Indigo: The Seventh Color a group exhibition of works on indigo paper curated by Lorrie Fredette and Brece Honeycutt at LABspace  from October 14 – November 4.

Opening reception Saturday, October 14 from 5:00-7:30pm. LABspace open weekends 11 to 5 pm.   2642 NY Rt. 23  Hillsdale, NY

The beauty of Indigo is magnetic, drawing us toward it. It is not hollow for the mere richness and depth of its color offers a firm foundation to stand steady within its intoxicating visual drink. Dots, dashes, cosmologies; burn marks, rusted tones, twisted strands; grids, stains, topographies; chronicle the works by Christine Aaron, Beth Dary, Grace DeGennaro, Lorrie Fredette, Valerie Hammond, Jeanne Heifetz, Lotta Helleberg, Brece Honeycutt, Patricia Miranda and Paula Overbay


ONE YEAR LATER at Pyramid Atlantic

Date : June 24, 2017

Curator Molly Ruppert has assembled ONE YEAR LATER, which features 52 artists (one for each week in a year) and work priced at $365 or less (for each day in the year).

detail yellow tablet/washboard, cast paper, pigments

 

See the exhibition on line or better yet go and view in person.

Read the review by Mark Jenkins in the Washington Post.

Featuring: Allan Akman | Maria Barbosa | Kristina Bilonick | Margaret Boozer | Nicole Bresner | Rebecca Callum | Beth Cartland | Cynthia Connolly | Pepe Coronado | Shelia Crider | Richard Dana | Anna U Davis | Georgia Deal | Chase DeForest | Bill Dunlap | Lauren Emeritz | Melissa Ezelle | Helen Frederick | Katie Garth | Susan Goldman | Pat Goslee | Eve Hennessa | Sean Hennessey | Francie Hester | Ellen Hill | Brece Honeycutt | Jackie Hoysted | Marty Ittner | Rose Jaffee  | Rebecca Katz | Brian Kelley | Cookie Kerxton | Bridget Lambert | Rob Lindsay | Laurel Lukaszewski | Janet Matthews | Lindsay McCulloch | Linn Meyers | Maggie Michael | David Mordini | Elizabeth Morisette | Joseph Orzal | John Paradiso | Franc Rosario | Gretchen Schermerhorn | Joseph Shetler | Anne Smith | Molly Springfield | Steven Stichter | Lynn Sures | Trish Tillman | Jenny Walton

June 23-August 5, 2017

Pyramid Atlantic, 4318, Gallatin Street, Hyattsville, MD

Gallery Hours:  Tuesday – Saturday 10am-6pm & Sunday 12-5pm


2 new publications

Date : May 30, 2017

Honored to be in two recent publications.

Selected by Laura Battle for Athens Laundry, Volume 1, Number 5

Join Friends of the Library on Wednesday, June 28 from 6-8pm to celebrate our first complete volume! Curated by Laura Battle, Colby Bird, Pauline Oliveros, Ruby Palmer, and R. Subtler with an introduction by Jeanne Heiberg and original cover leaf by Paula Hayes, volume one also features the artwork and writing of Celia Bland, Sadee Brathwaite, Dawn Breeze, Brece Honeycutt, Sam Horowitz, Daru Jung Hyang Kim, Nicholas Knight, MaryKate Maher, Kristen Rego, Tracy Thomason, and Audra Wolowiec.


Interviewed by Millicent Young for her article, “A Sense of Place,” on Vasari 21


A Declaration of Sentiments

Date : May 23, 2017

A Declaration of Sentiments:  Reflections on the Centennial of Women’s Right to Vote in New York State opening June 3rd

An exhibition designed and curated by Carrie Feder at Athens Cultural Center.  An investigative mix of art and artifacts including artwork by Yura Adams, Laurel Garcia Colvin, Ryder Cooley, Jenny Feder, Jeanette Fintz, Kate Hamilton, Valerie Hammond, Brece Honeycutt, Melora Kuhn, Carole P. Kunstadt, Louise Laplante, Susan Mastrangelo, Claudia McNulty, Portia Munson, Ruby Palmer, Christy Rupp, Susan Wides, & Tricia Wright

June 3 - August 20, 2017


"Suffrage Centennial Exhibit at Athens Cultural Center" featured on The New York History Blog, June 29, 2017

opening reception June 3, 6-9pm

June 17, 7pm "The Rest of the Story of the Suffrage Movement" by scholar Sally Roesch Wagner
 

Athens Cultural Center
24 Second Street, Athens NY
Gallery hours:  Friday 4-7pm, Saturday 2-7pm & Sunday 1-4pm

Follow Carrie Feder on Instagram to see the amazing artifacts

#CorrespondenceCourse on view in Becoming at Tremaine Gallery

Date : May 7, 2017

#CorrespondenceCourse (2015-2017) is a material exchange project between artists Abigail Doan & Brece Honeycutt.  Doan states:

“Their artistic correspondence features mailings back and forth between the artists’ homes in the Berkshires and New York City (as well as to and from Sofia, Bulgaria, during summer of 2016). Materials include handmade postcards, stitched stationary, gathered materials from rural and urban walks, historic sewing patterns, hand-drawn charts, botanically dyed and pleated paper, as well as other modern ephemera. Their collaboration is continuous and ongoing and serves as an examination of modern and historic connections in their daily lives.”

on view May 6- June 18, 2017
opening reception May 20, 4-6pm

Tremaine Gallery
The Hotchkiss School
11 Interlaken Road, Lakeville  CT
open Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm & Sunday noon-4pm

Wildflower Walks at Bartholomew’s Cobble

Date : April 18, 2017

Please join me for wildflower walks along the Ledges Trail at Bartholomew’s Cobble.

columbine along the Ledges Trail

 

The Spring Wildflower Festival (April 15 – Sunday May 7th) celebrates the emergence and display of spring ephemerals that makes Bartholomew’s Cobble a Natural National Landmark.

During the Festival, guided tours depart from the Nature Center at 10am, 12pm and 2pm.

I will be leading the following tours:

Earth Day, Saturday April 22 at 12pm; Thursday May 4th, 2pm and Friday May 5th 12pm and 2pm.

Bartholomew’s Cobble 105 Weatogue Road, Sheffield MA 01257, 413-298-3239 x3008

Kate Abbott’s article about the 2016 Wildflower Festival in the Berkshire Eagle.


bewilder exhibition in April Gallery Chronicle in The New Criterion

Date : April 2, 2017

 

James Panero reviews bewilder in the The New Criterion’s April Gallery Chronicle.

“At Norte Maar, Honeycutt has now gone back into her textiles and papers with additional interventions. In some examples, she has created free-form and hanging sculptures out of an assembly of paper prints and found objects—whimsical work that calls to mind the anthropomorphic scrap-metal sculptures of Richard Stankiewicz. In others, the introduction of thread, which she weaves into the linens, structures her compositions and serves as drawn lines. Here I found the white, undyed linens of her “winterfield” series most striking. By introducing shapes and textures distilled in deeply felt and spare abstractions, Honeycutt recalls farmland vegetation—as well as the “women’s work” that once stitched farm life together.”

For the full review:  The New Criterion, Vol. 35, No. 8

bewilder on view at Norte Maar until April 23, 2017


Ideas & Influences on Two Coats of Paint

Date : March 30, 2017

“Artist and citizen naturalist Brece Honeycutt lives in Massachusetts, on a colonial farmhouse in the foothills of the Berkshire mountains. Fascinated with the history of her home and the surrounding land, she reads handwritten antique diaries at the local library, gathers old textiles, and creates natural dyes from the plants she collects on her morning walks. During her walks, she closely observes changes to the landscape, making notes that become the basis for new projects. On the occasion of her solo show at Norte Maar, Honeycutt has compiled the following list of ideas and influences that inform her work.”

Read the full blog post here:  Two Coats of Paint

bewilder on view at Norte Maar until April 23, 2017


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