Enfield Shaker Forum

Date : April 15, 2024

Honored to be presenting my paper “Prismatic Utopia” at the annual Enfield Shaker Forum amongst esteemed Shaker scholars.

19-21 April 2024 at Enfield Shaker site.  Find more info HERE.

Shaker Carpet Weaving during the Fancy Goods Period (1880 – 1920) – Roben Campbell

Shaker Human-Centered User Experience – Daniel Gloyd

The New Emma B. King Library – Jerry Grant

Prismatic Utopia: an exploration of Shaker uses and reasons for color – Brece Honeycutt

Ordinary Humans, Extraordinary Lives: 250 Years of Shakerism in America – Sharon Duane Koomler

Shaker Bodies: Health, Diet and Corporeal Management – Janet Moore Lindman

Shaker Novels: Children in the “ShakerPrison” – Richard M. Marshall

“A Precious Day”: Echoes of Ann Lee’s Birthday – Carol Medlicott

A Reconsideration of the Neal Family – Stephen J. Paterwic

The Gospel According to Thomas: Accounts by Thomas Hammond of Building the Square House – Ned Quist

“Blanche to Church all Alone” Canterbury’s Evolving Religious Praxis – Rebecca Soules

New Light on Polly Reed’s Holy City – Douglas L. Winiarski

 


The Nomenclature of Colour

Date : March 25, 2024

The Nomenclature of Colour –  Slade School of Art

Thrilled to take part in the online exhibition as part of their Colour & Poetry Symposium VI 2024.  

See the exhibition by clicking HERE

colour considerations, natural dyes on silk, wool, cotton and linen thread

 

 

 


Colour & Poetry: A Symposium VI

Date : March 2, 2024

Colour & Poetry: A Symposium VI, 21st – 22nd March 2024, is a cross- and inter-disciplinary two-day virtual event held by the Slade School of Fine Art, in celebration of International Colour Day, World Poetry Day and World Pigment Day. The symposium hosts a range of speakers representing the arts and humanities, science, and industry, drawing upon knowledge from within and outside of the UCL community.

Symposium Director: Jo Volley

This years confirmed speakers include:
Mataio Austin Dean / Miranda Lynn Barnes & Stephen Paul Wren / Sean Borodale / Jane Bustin / Mark Cann / Egidja Čiricaitė / Sara Choudhrey / Rose Davey / David Dobson / Duncan Greig / Lavinia Harrington / Brece Honeycutt / Andy Leak / Alexandra Loske / Sharon Morris / Stephanie Nebbia / Vanessa Otero / Andy Pankhurst / Poetry Shed / Sarah Pettitt / Vaishali Prazmari / Rachel Reynolds & Jo Volley / Robert Rivers / Rose Shuckbrugh / Kimberly Selvaggi / Ruth Siddall / Henrietta Simson / Kirsty Sinclair Dootson/ Paul Smith / Jessie Stevenson / George Szirtes / Estelle Thompson/ Piers Veness /Edward Winters / Yannis Ziogas

I will be presenting in the afternoon UK time/morning EST on Friday March 22.

Free registration: HERE


International Colour Day | DFZ Colour Connections

Date : February 20, 2024

Honored and excited to join Dr. Alexandra Loske on International Colour Day 21 March 2024.

Thanks to the German Colour Association for the invitation.  

 

DFZ COLOUR CONNECTIONS
Shades of HERstory: Exploring Women’s Influence on Colour Through History
You are warmly invited to join the German Colour Association, Deutsches Farbenzentrum e.V. (DFZ), for an online talk on International Colour Day, Thursday, 21 March 2024. Save the date!
The DFZ is delighted to offer a new format for this colour conversation: a joint presentation by German-British museum curator and author Dr. Alexandra Loske (who is also a new DFZ board member for Colour Theory and Colour Literature) and US-American artist Brece Honeycutt. The theme will be “Women and Colour”. Dr. Alexandra Loske is Curator of the Royal Pavilion in Brighton, England, and has recently published a monograph on the English artist Mary Gartside, who was the first woman who published a colour theory, five years before Goethe’s Doctrine of Colours. Her hand-painted illustrations for her book show a high degree of abstraction, making her a pioneer in the field. Artist Brece Honeycutt frequently references historical sources and has made colour and materiality a focus of her work, with Gartside being one of her inspirations. The presentation will begin at 8pm CET and will be in English. Each speaker will talk for around 30 to 40 minutes, followed by a Q&A session. Questions can be asked in English or German.
 
Registration linkhttps://lnkd.in/eM7ZpaXP
> Dr Alexandra Loske is a German-British art historian, writer and curator with a particular interest the history of colour in Western art, print culture, and architecture. Her main research project is the lives and work of women in colour history. She has published and lectured widely on one of the earliest female colour theorist, the English artist Mary Gartside (c.1755-1819), and has just published a monograph on her (Thomas Heneage Art Books, 2024) and a large double volume on Colour Concepts (TASCHEN, 2024).

> Brece Honeycutt, a multi-media artist, uses research as a material for her history and nature based works.  She holds a B.A. in Art History from Skidmore College (Saratoga Springs, NY) and an M.F.A. in sculpture from Columbia University (New York, NY).

Her current projects include:  Prismatic Utopia, researching the Shaker communal society and their temporal and spiritual use of color, for which she received a 2023 Maker-Creator Fellowship at Winterthur Museum, Library and Garden (Wilmington, DE); and makingAWARE, manifesting in walks, archival research, poetry & natural dye work. In 2022, Copy Press UK published her audio-visual essay “A Bird to overhear-“ based on Honeycutt’s nature observations and research conducted during her fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society (Worcester, MA).

HOLIDAY at LABspace

Date : November 21, 2023

HOLIDAY at LABspace

2-Day Opening Celebration, Saturday & Sunday November 25 + 26, 1pm to 5pm

Hundreds of small works by artists

 

circle round, 2022 logwood on textile & thread, 10″ x 10″

 

HOLIDAY on view Saturdays and Sundays 1pm to 5pm until February 11, 2024

LABspace, 2642 Route 23 Hillsdale NY

 


Craft Contemporary – Annual Benefit + Auction

Date : September 10, 2023

Craft Contemporary’s Annual Benefit + Auction happens this year on Saturday October 21, 2023. Tickets are available via their website Craft Contemporary and online bidding opens October 13.  

When my friend Caitlin Parker moved across the country, we communicated by sending work back and forth.

Our letters were cyanotypes and stitches and dyed cloth.

Our stories dotted with dandelions and ferns and new found plants in our varied landscapes. 

& now one of our finished works is in an auction to benefit @craftcontemporary. We are thrilled. 


Moonbow #6

Date : May 30, 2023

Saturday July 29, 7pm

meetinghouse: a melding of spoken word by Brece Honeycutt and Shaker songs sung by Miriam Cantor-Stone

Moonbow #6  with Ophra Wolf and Honeycutt/Cantor-Stone at The Shaker Meeting House,

Shaker Heritage Society, 25 Meetinghouse Road, Albany, NY.

Doors open at 6pm.  Suggested donation at the door $10.00

Listen to Lavender/Sanctuary Media Interview us about Moonbow #6


Causality: An exhibition curated by Jason Andrew at M. David & Co.

Date : April 2, 2023

Closing event Sunday May 14, 3pm 2.B.!–a poetic end for “Causality’ featuring:  Bob Holman, Elaine Equi, Jerome Sala. 

Read Jonathan Stevenson’s review, “Bushwick: Cause and Effect at M.David & Co.” on Two Coats of Paint, HERE.

M. David & Co, 56 Bogart Street, Suite 114, Brooklyn NY (Directly across from the Morgan stop on the L train).

April 14 – May 14, 2023. Gallery hours Friday – Sunday 1pm-6pm.

 

“Causality” curated by Jason Andrew at M. David & Co, Brooklyn
Installation view: L to R — Elizabeth Murray, Ellen Letcher, and Brece Honeycutt. Photo @jonverney.

 

Causality. When disparate elements are combined or random materials are stacked, when unlikely shapes are forged or incongruent designs are assembled, whether situationally mounted or unconventionally installed, this mishmashing, this mixed-amalgamation incites a new visual equilibrium. Our contemporary world is made up of this dynamism—an unceasing revel of cause and effect. Artists who define this make up this exhibition.

Artists: Paula Barr, Sarah Bednarek, Ali Della Bitta, Daniel John Gadd, Brece Honeycutt, Ellen Letcher, Trevor King, Elizabeth Murray, Judy Pfaff, Wade Schaming, Christopher Vazquez, Greg Wall

Artsy On-Line Viewing Room

About the curator: Jason Andrew is an independent scholar, curator, producer and founding partner at Artist Estate Studio, LLC. Guarding against special interests in any particular style or genre, his curatorial projects bridge gaps left in art history and reflect the creative imagination through paintings, poetry, and performance.


MASS MoMA at TurnPark Art Space

Date : March 24, 2023

MASS MoMA:  Artists of the Berkshires and Pioneer Valley curated by LABspace (artist/curators Ellen Letcher and Julie Torres) and coordinated by Michelle Kaplan and Jared Gelormino of TurnPark Art Space

TurnPark Art Space, 2 Moscow Road, West Stockbridge, MA    

Exhibition on view until April 30th, 2023.  Gallery open Saturday/Sunday 1-5pm

Brece Honeycutt, color considerations, 2023, natural dyes on silk, wool and cotton, 28 1/2 x 25″

 

This exhibition showcases 40 artists:  Yura Adams, Reed Anderson, Susannah Auferoth, Richard Brittel, Donnabelle Casis, Brantner Deatley, Shoshana Deatley, Carol Diehl, Katharine Dufault, Grigori Fateyev, Jacob Fossum, Jared Gelormino, Sean Greene, GUZMAN, Brece Honeycutt, Wayne Hopkins, Jane Hudson, Susan Jennings, Philip Knoll, Seth Koen, Ellie Kreischer, Zohar Lazar, Sharon Ligorner, Sue Muskat, Cassi Namoda, Barbara Neulinger, Sara Farrell Okamura, Hideyo Okamura, Mark Olshansky, Kristen Palazzo, Ron Ronan, Alexander Ross, Karin Schaefer, Kathy Schneider, Katia Santibanez, Julie Shapiro, James Siena, Shira Toren, Cathy Wysocki, Geoffrey Young.

 


Colour & Poetry: A Symposium V

Date : March 11, 2023

Thrilled to be giving a talk for The Slade School of Fine Art’s Colour & Poetry:  A Symposium V, March 21-22, 2023.  

My talk, “Prismatic Utopia” is Tuesday March 21 at 12:30pm EST  | 16:30 GMT.

View the online exhibition accompanying the Symposium, here.

The Symposium is free, but requires booking.  For more information, visit the Symposium page

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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