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  • Freed Formats: the book reconsidered
    Five Points Gallery
    September 19 - October 19
    Opening Reception September 20, 6 - 8:30 pm

    Torrington, CT

    This is the final location of a traveling exhibition (March - October 2019) of book art curated by Chris Perry and Alice Walsh, featuring 135 works from 53 artists representing 17 US states and 2 countries. Ones response to what a book means varies, but book art engages anyone who has ever read, written or for that matter, just held a book in their hands. Kunstadt's Sacred Poem LXX and Sacred Poem CII as well as PRESSING ON No. 5 and PRESSING ON No. 55 are showcased. A catalogue is available and audio tour: https://www.freedformats.com/audio-tour.html
    https://www.newhavenindependent.org/index.php/archives/entry/book_art/
    Ridgefield Guild of Artists & Mark Twain Library, Ridgefield & Redding, CT - March 30 - April 28
    Putnam Arts Council & Mahopac Public Library, Mahopac, NY - May 12 - June 9
    Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT - June 15 - July 28

  • 10th Anniversary Edition of A Book About Death: The Last Waltz
    September 14 - November 2, 2019
    Islip Art Museum

    East Islip, NY

    A Book About Death (ABAD) is an on-going, unbound, unpaginated book produced by artists worldwide. It was inspired by American artist Ray Johnson (1927–1995) and initiated by Matthew Rose as an international collective art project in September 2009. Taking the name A Book About Death from Ray Johnson, Rose paid homage to the founder of mail art and at the same time offered international artists the opportunity to explore the theme of death through postcard sized works in editions of 500; thus creating a “book.” On the opening night, visitors to the exhibition are encouraged to collect the free artwork and create their own unbound book about death. Curator LuAnn T. Palazzo. Kunstadt is represented by the photopostcard Margaret and Angelino. Complete sets of ABAD, 10th Anniversary Edition will be included in the permanent collections of - Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY; MoMA, NY, NY; Smithsonian, Washington, D.C.; Alternative Traditions in Contemporary Arts Archive of the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; Musee de la Poste, Paris, France; Book Art Museum, Lodz, Poland.  https://abad2019.blogspot.com/p/about-abad.html
  • Brand 47 - Annual National Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper
    Brand Library and Art Center
    September 7 - October 25, 2019
    Glendale, CA

    Alma Ruiz, independent curator, Senior Fellow at Sotheby’s Institute of Art/Claremont Graduate University and former senior curator at the MoCA, Los Angeles has selected Kunstadt's Sacred Poem LVIX. The Exhibition of Works on Paper has been organized and sponsored by the Brand Associates since 1971 in cooperation with the City of Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Department.The exhibition includes a diverse array of three-dimensional works as well as an expanding range of approaches to the two-dimensional paper surface. catalog available. https://www.brandlibrary.org/exhibits

  • On A Different Page
    Mikhail Zakin Gallery at the Art School at Old Church
    September 3 - October 18
    Demarest, NJ

    Curated by Eileen Ferrara. "Books are an intrinsic part of our culture; and our perceptions of books create intimate experiences, unique to our own personal relationship with these objects. As windows into the past, means of communication, treasured object, place for self expression, or favorite storybook, books inspire in myriad ways. Each artist in On A Different Page, pursues their own particular vision in their work using the book as an art form. These artists' works demonstrate the vitality and value of books. Their ability to inspire in so many ways is a testament to the unique and irreplaceable experience of books." Featuring eight artists including Carole Kunstadt. https://www.tasoc.org/exhibitions
    Previous iteration: New Jersey City University, Visual Arts Gallery, Jersey City, NJ, November 9 - December 14, 2017

  • An Artistic Legacy: 1+ 1+ 1
    Phoebe and Belmont Towbin Wing
    Woodstock Artists Association & Museum
    August 10 - December 29, 2019
    28 Tinker Street
    Woodstock, NY

    An Artistic Legacy: 1+1+1 curated by Janice LaMotta presents the work of an historic Woodstock artist, the work of their descendant and the work of a contemporary artist selected by the descendant. An Artistic Legacy: 1+1+1 celebrates the work of eight artists/artist couples who have lived and worked in the Woodstock region each represented by a piece selected from either a private collection or a work represented in the Permanent Collection of the WAAM. The artists featured are Manuel Bromberg/Jane Dow Bromberg; Robert Angeloch/Nancy Summers; Austin Mecklem/Marianne Appel; Ernest Frazier; Wendell Jones/Jane Jones; Eleanore Lockspeiser, Milton Avery/Sally Avery and Bruce Currie/Ethel Magafan. Kunstadt's Markings No. 67 is included in continuum with works by Ernest and Xhosa Frazier. An Artistic Legacy: 1+1+1 is presented in conjunction with Woodstock Collects, a town-wide collaboration among Woodstock’s five arts organizations – WAAM, Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock School of Art and the Historical Society of Woodstock, in which each organization conceptualized their interpretation of an exhibition that brings to light historic Woodstock artworks from private and institutional collections. https://www.woodstockart.org/1-1-1/

  • FOCUS: Illumination
    Woodstock Artists Association & Museum
    August 10- September 1, 2019
    Woodstock, NY

    Illumination is open to many interpretations - questions of light, sound, spirit, belonging and representation are asked and explored in this show. Artist, Director O+ Festival, Juror Joe Concra has selected Kunstadt's Sacred Poem LXXXIX, Sacred Poem LXXVIII and Sacred Poem XXIII, as one of ten participating artists. https://www.woodstockart.org/illumination/

  • Natural Inclinations: Carole Kunstadt and Marieken Cochius
    ARTBAR Gallery
    July 6 - 27, 2019
    Kingston, NY

    A two person exhibition featuring over fifty works on paper and sculpture by Marieken Cochius and Carole Kunstadt.
     https://www.artbargallery.com/upcoming-exhibitions/

  • Unbound Vol. IX
    ArtisTree Gallery
    July 26 - August 24, 2019
    South Pomfret, VT

    UNBOUND VOL. IX explores the idea of "the book" and all the ways artists use that format as a stepping off point or as material to explore new ideas. Opening in conjunction with the kick off of Bookstock! Kunstadt's PRESSING ON No. 83, No. 91 and No. 106 are featured. https://artistreevt.org/unbound-vol-ix.html

  • Magnitude SEVEN
    Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center
    May 31 - June 28, 2019

    Cincinnati, OH

    Having a couple of galleries full of hand-sized works is a joyful experience of small things well made, a menagerie of creativity, and a poignant reminder that bigger is not always better. This fifteenth annual exhibit of works no larger than seven inches in any dimension showcases thirty-three works by 23 artists from across the U.S. and Canada for presentation in the gallery. PRESSING ON: Homage to Hannah More, No. 87 has been selected. http://www.manifestgallery.org/about/schedule.html
  • FAR & WIDE
    Woodstock Artiosts Association & Museum
    May 11 - June 9, 2019
    Woodstock, NY

    Juror, Kimberly Camp, Former President of the Barnes Foundation brings a distinctive point of view to the selection of the artists. There are pieces that are innovative in both form and content and also works that have been created within the boundaries of traditional genres but nevertheless break new ground. Kunstadt's sculpture Sacred Poem XCIII is included. https://www.woodstockart.org/far-wide-national-2019/

  • PAPER 2019
    Silvermine Arts Center
    April 3 - May 16, 2019
    New Canaan, CT

    The aim of the PAPER 2019 exhibition is to highlight the vitality, diversity, sense of experimentation and skillful execution and the many ways in which contemporary artists approach this material. Curator, Jennifer Farrell, Associate Curator Drawings and Prints, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC has selected Kunstadt's PRESSING ON No. 52.  https://silvermineart.org/exhibition/paper-2019/
    https://issuu.com/silvermineartscenter/docs/paper_2019_catalog
  • Interfaith Biennial
    Dominican University
    September 2018 - August 2020
    River Forest, IL

    The Interfaith Biennial Exhibition is a juried exhibition that represents works of art from multiple disciplines that comment on the theme of Love and Truth: an Expression of Interfaith Diversity (pdf) The first exhibit opened in 2012 and was dedicated to representing a welcoming environment on campus for a diverse array of faith and value-based beliefs in many aspects, including that of the visual arts. The current exhibit is on display in the Lewis Link until August 2020. A trio of Sacred Poems are showcased in the Biennial along with ten other artists' works selected by Curator Jessica Cochran, University of Chicago and faculty, School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

  • Drawings/Works on PAPER, Part Two
    Buster Levi Gallery
    March 1 - 31, 2019
    Cold Spring, NY

    Seven Buster Levi Artist Members each invite an artist with whom to exhibit works on paper. Invited and inspired by Ada Pilar Cruz, Carole P. Kunstadt will exhibit her Sacred Poems. http://www.busterlevigallery.com/works-on-paper-ii-march-2019/

  • Still Still Moving
    The Howland Cultural Center
    March 2 - 31, 2019
    Beacon, NY

    In celebration of Women's History Month and in anticipation of the 100th Anniversary of Women's Right to Vote in 2020, this exhibition embraces the struggle towards diversity and celebrates a more inclusive society. Kunstadt's OVUM VII, VIII/Breakthrough are included with works by over 30 women artists. Curated by Eleni Smolen, Theo Ganz Studio, Beacon NY.
     
  • WORDS: Text in Art
    COLLECTIVE

    January 25 - February 24, 2019
    Woodstock, NY

    Curated by Jicky Schnee. Artists participating: Alice Schavoir, Anthony Haden-Guest, Peter Sutherland, Nin Brudermann, Carole Kunstadt, Doug Navarra, Joe Mama-Nitzberg, Robert Ohnigian and Jicky Schnee. An installation of Kunstadt's PRESSING ON Series is featured. https://www.thecollectivegallery.art/copy-of-red-thread-good-grief-3
  • Carole Kunstadt: PRESSING ON
    Solo Gallery
    Woodstock Artists Association & Museum
    December 1 - 30, 2018
    Woodstock, NY

    Woodstock Artists Association & Museum presents Carole Kunstadt: PRESSING ON, a solo exhibition comprised of works on/of paper and sculpture. Exhibited are OVUM and PRESSING ON from her Heroine Series, which evolved with the awareness of the persistent and dedicated life's work and writings of Margaret Fuller in the 19th C. and Hannah More in the 18th C.  Examining each of these trailblazers, reveals not only the depth and density of deep seated issues, but also informs us of the progression within our culture, inspiring us to continue to raise one's  voice to inequality and injustice. 2018 Solo shows were selected by juror Kenise Barnes, Director of Kenise Barnes Fne Art.  http://www.woodstockart.org/carole-p-kunstadt-solo-exhibition/

  • The Book As Art: Flight Edition
    Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport
    October 2018 - October 2019
    Atlanta, GA

    The Book as Art: Flight Edition is drawn from the five versions of The Book as Art, an annual juried exhibition of artists’ books organized by the Decatur Arts Alliance. The airport show will introduce us not only to new interpretations of an ancient concept but also to questions and ideas on 21st century form and format. The artwork reflects the range of work being done in the medium of artists’ books and provides a thought provoking and stimulating visual and conceptual layover for passengers. Kunstadt's Sacred Poem LXXV and Sacred Poem LXVII are featured. Online catalog:https://decaturartsalliance.org/events/the-book-as-art/

  • The Art of the Book
    Rochester Public Library
    November 7, 2018 - January 9, 2019
    Rochester, NY

    Kunstadt's Sacred Poem XVIII, Sacred Poem XXXV and Sacred Poem XXIII are featured in Rochester Public Library's 2018 International Art of the Book Exhibition. Sacred Poem XXXV has been awarded Best of Show. Books continue to ensnare the imagination, both for their form and content. Artists manipulate those two components to create breathtaking, mind-bending works of art which tease and cajole people to consider the intricacies of paper, ink, words and meaning. https://roccitylibrary.org/artofthebook/

  • TERRA inFIRMA
    Dr. Bernard Heller Museum
    Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion
    September 6, 2018 - June 28, 2019
    New York, NY

    TERRA inFIRMA, presents work that focuses on climate change and global warning through the lens of Jewish values and contemporary social activism. Laura Kruger, Museum Curator, explains, “According to our tradition, God created the earth and we are instructed to tend it and preserve it for future generations. It is our responsibility as the earth’s stewards to take action and effect positive change.” Kunstadt's woven vintage photo-postcard folio Valle de la Meuse: an environmental paradigm is featured. http://huc.edu/news/2018/07/30/dr-bernard-heller-museum-hebrew-union-college-jewish-institute-religion-huc-jir-in-new-york-presents-%E2%80%9Cterra-infirma%E2%80%9D

  • Fire In The Belly
    Burnette Gallery
    October 11 - November 25, 2018
    Woodstock, NY

    Kunstadt and Laura Gurton curated an exhibition celebrating the female spirit. showcasing twenty six women artists from the Hudson Valley and greater New York: Undine Brod, Amy Cheng, Tricia Cline, Orly Cogan, Susan Spencer Crowe, Penny Dell, Kara Eletto, Carla Goldberg, Laura Gurton, Kay Kenny, Simone Kestelman, Sky Kim, Carole Kunstadt, Janice La Motta, Alise Loebelsohn, Portia Munson, Debra Priestly, Ann Provan, Arlene Rush, Linda Friedman Schmidt, Jicky Schnee, Judy Sigunick, Louise P. Sloane, Julia Santos Solomon, Terry Ann Tomlinson and Jayoung Yoon.  https://www.chronogram.com/hudsonvalley/burnette-gallery-champions-the-revival-of-woodstock-as-arts-colony/Content?oid=6169556

  • Opulence: Not Everything That Glitters Is Gold
    The Center For Book Arts
    July 11 - September 22, 2018
    New York, NY

    Organized by Alexander Campos, Executive Director & Curator, The Center for Book Arts. the 2018 Artist Members Exhibition, featuring artist members as well as invited artists, focuses on artworks that look behind the velvet curtain, in particular at our current economic, social, political, ecological, and cultural issues/concerns. Oxymoron, contradiction, and irony are key to these playful works that have multiple lawyers of meaning and interpretations including a grouping from Kunstadt's PRESSING ON Series. https://centerforbookarts.org/event/opulence-not-everything-that-glitters-is-gold/

  • Scripted: Carole P. Kunstadt
    Union Arts Center
    July 20 - September 30, 2018
    Sparkill, NY

    Union Arts Center presents Scripted: Carole P. Kunstadt, a solo exhibition featuring selections from Kunstadt's Sacred Poem and Markings Series are a vehicle for the exploration of life's vulnerabilities, an expression of gratitude and a platform for sanctity, contemplation and playfulness. https://uacny.com/exhibition/scripted-carole-p-kunstadt/

  • Cornucopia IX
    Art Students League of Denver Gallery
    Abecedarian Artists' Books
    August 24 - September 28, 2018
    Denver, CO

    PRESSING ON: Homage to Hannah More, No. 6, No. 15, No. 40 are featured in Cornucopia IX selected by Juror Sha Towers, Art Liaison Librarian and Associate Director of the Central Libraries Baylor University, Waco, Texas and curated by Abecedarian Artists' Books. www.abecedariangallery.com

  • The Book As Art v.6: Pulp
    Periodicals Gallery of the Decatur Library
    August 10 - September 28, 2018
    Decatur, GA

    These book/objects interpret the concept of the book and invite the viewer to look beyond the printed page to where word has become form. Book As Art: Pulp is the sixth edition of this critically acclaimed artist book exhibition established by the Decatur Arts Alliance in 2013.  Kunstadt's Sacred Poem LXIII and Sacred Poem LXVIII are featured. Online catalogue: https://decaturartsalliance.org/events/the-book-as-art-2018/ 

  • Wordplay
    Woman Made Gallery
    July 6 - 28, 2018
    Chicago, IL

    Woman Made Gallery is proud to present the exhibition ‘Wordplay,’ an exploration of how artists intertwine text and image to deliver message and effect change. From handwriting to video, poetic thought to political activism, this group of artists incorporate letters, numbers and symbols to give meaning to their art. Juror artist/curator Vernita Nemec selected Sacred Poem XXXIII. https://womanmade.org/wordplay/?mc_cid=b0f88cb56f&mc_eid=182d574c97

  • Triennial
    ArtsWestchester Gallery
    May 8 - July 28, 2018
    White Plains, NY

    The Hudson River Valley has long been a source of inspiration to artists and a hub of creative activity. The ArtsWestchester Triennial showcases the vanguard of the region’s arts community, offering a snapshot of what’s now and what’s new in contemporary visual art. The Inaugural Triennial Exhibition features fifteen artists of the Hudson Valley, selected by curators Marc Straus, Marc Straus Gallery and Paola Morsiani, Brodsky Center at Rutgers University. Featured is an installation of Kunstadt's recent work PRESSING ON: Homage to Hannah More. https://artswestchester.org/artswestchester-2018-triennial/

  • Paper, Rock, Scissors
    Five Points Gallery
    March 1 - April 7, 2018
    Torrington, CT

    A grouping of works from PRESSING ON: Homage to Hannah More are featured in the eclectic group exhibition Paper, Rock, Scissors. Exhibiting artists - May Babcock, Andrew Buck, Walter Kendra, Carole Kunstadt, Leslie Landau, Joyce Miller, Ben Parker, Chris Perry, Rashmi Talpade. Artists' Conversation, March 23. www.fivepointsgallery.org
  • Books Undone: the art of altered books
    The Gallery at Penn College,
    Madigan Library
    January 11 - February 28, 2018
    Williamsport, PA

    The Gallery at Penn College is pleased to highlight the community of artists working in this important medium and to share the artists’ messages in Books Undone: the art of altered books - an exhibition of altered books, book objects, collages, sculptures, installations, and video. Juror Jason Thompson, founder and president of Rag & Bone Bindery has selected a trio of Sacred Poems. www.gallery.pct.edu
  • Boundless: Altered Books in Contemporary Art
    Hill-Stead Museum
    June 16 - September 4, 2017
    Farmington, CT

    In celebration of the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival's 25th Anniversary, the Hill-Stead Museum presents Boundless: Altered Book in Contemporary Art, three unique approaches to transforming and exploring the malleability of the form, creating new structures and experiences of the codex, guest curated by Carole Kunstadt. Works by three contemporary artists: Erin Walrath, Chris Perry and Carole P. Kunstadt, will be installed among the many rare first editions and early volumes in the Pope family’s personal library transforming them into a contemporary sculpture gallery featuring the texts re-imagined. The Museum, a National Historic Landmark, develops, preserves, documents, displays and interprets its exceptional Impressionist paintings, 1901 historic house, collections and 152-acre landscape for the benefit of present and future generations. Book Arts Panel Discussion, August 6, 3 - 4 pm. By tour only. http://www.hillstead.org/boundless-book-art-exhibition/
  • Bound and Unbound IV
    University Libraries at the University of South Dakota
    August 21, 2017 - January 3, 2018

    Vermillion, SD

    Juror, artist Eli Show, chose works which "are ruminations and ideations of what the book as an object has a chance to become once divorced from its original intent...The object is reborn/transmuted/challenged........Bound and Unbound IV is the sum of its parts, an exhibition of books undone and put back together." Kunstadt's Sacred Poem XCIII is featured. http://www.usd.edu/news/2017/university-libraries-at-usd-presents-bound-and-unbound-iv-altered-book-exhibition
  • The Book as Art v5.0: Illuminated
    Periodicals Gallery of the Decatur Library
    August 11 - September 29, 2017
    Decatur, Georgia

    The luminous sheen of copper, brass, gold leaf and enamel lights up the annual Book as Art: Illuminated. The Decatur Arts Alliance, DeKalb Library Foundation and Georgia Center for the Book presents the fifth edition of The Book as Art coinciding with the Decatur Book Festival. Jurors Anne Beidler, Daniel Essig, and John Risseeuw have selected Sacred Poem LXVI http://decaturartsalliance.org/book-art-illuminated/
  • Unbound Vol. VII
    ArtisTree Gallery
    July 28 - August 26, 2017
    South Pomfret, VT

    Juror Bill Hanscom selected Sacred Poem LXIII, Sacred Poem LXVIII and Sacred Poem LXXI for this seventh annual show of work exploring "the book" as concept, object and format, in conjunction with the Bookstock Library Festival in Woodstock, VT. www.artistreevt.org
  • Declaration of Sentiments: Reflections on the Centennial of Women's Right to Vote
    in New York State
    Athens Cultural Center
    June 3 - August 20, 2017
    Athens, NY

    The Athens Cultural Center celebrates the suffrage movement with this exhibition curated by Carrie Feder. The exhibit is a historical and a conceptual exploration of the women's right to vote as well as a literal declaration of sentiments by contemporary women artists as they reflect upon the struggle in the past, present, or in their own lives. "A Declaration of Sentiments" mixes art and artifacts and asks both the artist and the audience to look at history and art in a new and provocative way. Kunstadt's Sacred Poem XXXIII as well as assemblages Ovum I, Ovum II - Homage to Margaret Fuller are included. www.athensculturalcenter.org
  • FAR & WIDE
    Woodstock Artists Association & Museum
    May 6 - 28, 2017
    Woodstock, NY

    Juror, Bruce Weber, Curator of Paintings and Sculpture, Museum of the City of New York, has selected Kunstadt's sculpturel Sacred Poem XXX for this 9th Annual Woodstock Regional Exhibition. www.woodstockart.org
  • Off The Walls
    Greene County Council on the Arts
    April 22 - May 27, 2017
    Catskill, NY

    Sculptor, guest curator, Willie Cole has selected Kunstadt's Interlude No. 9. Off The Walls will be dedicated to 2D and 3D artwork made of recycled/re-purposed materials, with the goal of bringing the environment to life in ways previously unimagined. http://www.greenearts.org/exhibits/upcoming-exhibitions/off-the-walls-from-junk-to-art-april-22-may-27/
  • Abstract Evocative
    Woodstock Artists Association & Museum
    April 1 - 30, 2017
    Woodstock, NY

    Abstract art seems to spring forth from one of two directions: from the soul or from nature, and either way it has its own evocative power. That’s what the title of this exhibition refers to: does the art take you somewhere? Is it evocative? Norm Magnusson, Artist and Independent Curator, has selected ten Hudson Valley artists for this exhibition featuring abstract works that move towards evocation of the physical world and have the power to help us see the world around us through a different lens. Kunstadt's Interlude and Sacred Poem Series are showcased. http://www.woodstockart.org/main-gallery/

  • Materials: Hard + Soft
    Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
    Greater Denton Arts Council
    February 4 - May 6, 2017
    Denton, TX

    Juror Joann Edwards, Executive Director/Founder of the Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco, CA has selected Sacred Poem LXXXIX for the 30th Annual Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition. The exhibition celebrates the evolving field of contemporary craft and the remarkable creativity and innovation of artists who push the boundaries of their chosen media. Catalog available. https://issuu.com/dentonarts/docs/2017_mhs_catalog_web  
    https://dentonarts.com/materialshardandsoft
  • Spirited Lines
    Gallery at Lifebridge Sanctuary
    October 2016 - February 2017
    Opening Reception/Sacred Harp Concert, October 23, 3 - 5 pm
    Rosendale, NY

    A comprehensive solo exhibition of Kunstadt's ongoing series - The Sacred Poems and Markings are a vehicle for the exploration of life's vulnerabilities, an expression of gratitude and a platform for sanctity, contemplation and playfulness, beautifully installed in the natural and rustic retreat center. www.lifebridge.org
  • PATTERNS
    Wired Gallery
    November 26 - April 2, 2017
    High Falls, NY

    Curated by Laura Gurton, an artist working with repeating organic cellular shapes. The different objects or shapes that each of the selected artists use, repeats in recurring and regular compositions. Some of the artists use shapes that mimic nature and others use geometric shapes, some combine the geometric with the organic, all creating their own unique rhythm. Exhibiting artists: Sydney Cash, Susan Spencer Crowe, Laura Gurton, Carole P. Kunstadt, Stephen Niccolls, Carol Struve and Vincent Pomilio.  www.thewiredgallery.com
  • Small Matters of Great Importance: Paper + Art
    Edward Hopper House Art Center
    November 19, 2016 - January 8, 2017
    Nyack, NY

    Juror, Michelle Donnelly, Curator Fellow, Sondra Gilman Study Center at the Whitney Museum of American Art, has selected and designated Sacred Poem LVIII, Sacred Poem XLI and Sacred Poem LVIX for the Award for Excellence in the 23rd Annual Small Matters of Great Importance Exhibition, featuring Works on/of Paper. http://www.edwardhopperhouse.org/upcoming-exhibitions.html

  • Small Works
    Founders Gallery/Woodstock Artists Association and Museum
    November 26 - December 31, 2016
    Woodstock, NY

    Juror Karlyn Benson, Owner/Director of Matteawan Gallery, Beacon, NY has chosen Kunstadt's Interlude No. 4 for the Laura Gurton/Alan Greenhalgh Award. http://www.woodstockart.org/small-works/

  • Concerning the Spiritual
    Foundry Art Centre
    November 18, 2016 - January 6, 2017
    Saint Charles, MO

    The exhibition explores the wonders we all seek beyond the corporeal and tangible. Jurors Michael Quintero and Bob Langnas have selected Sacred Poem XIII and Sacred Poem XVIII and awarded the works an Honorable Mention. http://www.foundryartcentre.org/concerning-the-spiritual/

  • WORD 2016
    Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
    February 27 - December 17, 2016
    Peekskill, NY

    HVCCA has a history of exhibitions that feature artists from the international community, some with established careers and stellar reputations as well as those just emerging onto the art stage.  ‘WORD’ is HVCCA’s first open call juried exhibition purposed to highlight talented regional artists who prominently feature ‘a word’ or ‘words’ in their artistic productions.  Some 140 artists applied and 64 artists were selected.  These newer and lesser known works will sit side by side with works of artists such as Beatrice Coron, Dylan Graham (Netherlands), Ann Hamilton (US 1999 Venice Biennale artist), John Mellencamp, Jeffrey Gibson, Job Koelewijn (Netherlands), Laura Kimpton (SLS Miami, Burning Man, California) and Robert Indiana.

    Words have appeared historically as artistic forms in illuminated manuscripts, in Arabic text on the walls of mosques and in its mosaic murals, on Chinese calligraphic scrolls.  ‘Word’ as contemporary art form has been popularized by contemporary artists Ruche, Wiener, Kruger and Holzer, Anastasi and others.  Words have the power to hurt and to heal, to be offered as prayer or diatribe. Some of these ‘word’ facets will be explored in the works presented at the HVCCA.  Education programs, word performances and readings by renowned poets Gerald Stern and Cindy Beer Fouhy, will enhance the visual exhibition at the HVCCA.

    - See more at: http://www.hvcca.org/events/event/word-opening-reception/#sthash.bYkckZ1i.dpuf
    HVCCA has a history of exhibitions that feature artists from the international community, some with established careers and stellar reputations as well as those just emerging onto the art stage.  ‘WORD’ is HVCCA’s first open call juried exhibition purposed to highlight talented regional artists who prominently feature ‘a word’ or ‘words’ in their artistic productions.  Some 140 artists applied and 64 artists were selected. - See more at: http://www.hvcca.org/events/event/word-opening-reception/#sthash.bYkckZ1i.dpuf
    A selection of Kunstadt's Sacred Poems is featured in WORD 2016 which highlights the work of 64 contemporary artists who prominently feature ‘a word’ or ‘words’ in their work. Words have the power to hurt and to heal, to be offered as prayer or diatribe. Some of these facets will be explored in the works presented at the HVCCA. http://www.hvcca.org   http://hvcca.org/pdf2/Word%20Artists%20Pages.pdf 
  • Brand 44 - Annual National Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper
    Brand Library and Art Center
    September 24 - October 28, 2016
    Glendale, CA

    Juror Laddie John Dill has selected Kunstadt's Sacred Poem LXVIII for exhibition. Exhibition catalogue includes all 102 works. http://www.glendaleca.gov/government/departments/library-arts-culture/brand-library-art-center/brand-library-art-galleries

  • MAGNITUDE 7
    Manifest Research Gallery & Drawing Center
    May 27 - June 24, 2016

    Cincinnati, OH

    Kunstadt's Sacred Poem CII and Sacred Poem XCIII are included in Magnitude 7 - showcasing work no larger than seven inches in any dimension. "....having a couple of galleries full of hand-sized works is somehow a relief steeped in the joy of small things well made, a menagerie of creativity, and a poignant reminder that bigger is not always better." www.manifestgallery.org
  • Between the Covers: Altered Books in Contemporary Art
    Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science & Art
    February 5 - June 6, 2016

    Scranton, PA

    For the twenty four artists in Between the Covers: Altered Books in Contemporary Art, found and mass-produced books are their expressive medium of choice. Viewing themselves as collaborators with their source material, they transform them into sculptures and installations of all sizes and shapes. Between the Covers is exclusive to the Everhart Museum, guest curated by Sarah Tanguy, who has selected a grouping from Kunstadt's Sacred Poem Series. http://everhart-museum.org/exhibitions/current-exhibitions/   NPR archived interview recording with curatorial asssitant, Nicole Fleck: http://www.wvia.org/radio/local/artscene/

  • Spirits and Shadows
    Gallery 66
    May 6 - 29, 2016

    Cold Spring, NY

    "Spirits and Shadows," unifying the works of five stylistically disparate artists, this exhibition's common thread is the universal concept of "Spirit" be it through mood, memory, materials or its connection to the passage of time. A selection of thirty of Kunstadt's Sacred Poems is featured in the Front Gallery paired with the work of Kaya Deckelbaum. www.gallery66ny.com
  • NEW YORK REGIONAL
    Manifest Research Gallery & Drawing Center
    December 11, 2015 - January 8, 2016

    Cincinnati, OH

    Sacred Poem LXVII has been selected for this exhibition showcasing work from NEW YORK. In this Regional Showcase, eleven works by 9 artists from New York were selected for exhibition and will also be featured in the Manifest Exhibition Annual publication at the close of the season. www.manifestgallery.org
  • Context
    Foundry Art Centre
    December 11, 2015 - January 22, 2016

    Saint Charles, MO

    Juror Buzz Spector, artist, writer, curator and Professor of Art, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University, St. Louis has selected Sacred Poem LXXXIV, Sacred Poem LXXXVI, and Sacred Poem LXXXVII. Context focuses on the intersection of written language and visual arts. www.foundryartcentre.org

  • Curt Teich Postcard Archives Postcard Art Competition & Exhibition (PACE 2015)
    Lake County Discovery Museum

    January 6 - March 31, 2016

    Wauconda, IL

    Kunstadt's altered and recombined vinatge photo postcard Paris III is a Merit Award winner. This biennial exhibition, is dedicated to the American Picture Postcard, celebrating the postcard as art and visual document. Additional locations through 2016. http://www.lcfpd.org/html_lc/pace/index.html

  • Gallery Director Invitational
    Abecedarian Gallery
    November 6 - December 19, 2015
    Denver, CO

    A selection of works from the Sacred Poem Series will be featured in this invitational exhibition celebrating the artists' book form as one that goes beyond acting as a container for information, as an object that holds more than text and/or images arranged in a set sequence of pages. Several of the artists work with threads and weaving, both materially and conceptually.  www.abecedariangallery.com

  • The Divine and Sublime
    Drawing Rooms
    October 23 - November 22, 2015
    Jersey City, NJ

    Curated by Anne Trauben, over 30 works from Kunstadt's Sacred Poem and Old Testament Series will be featured in The Divine and Sublime. Fitting for our unique gallery space, a former convent, The Divine and Sublime is an exhibition of works exploring the contemplative, consciousness, nature as a spiritual experience, and the sacred object: employing color, repetition, myth and symbol to evoke meaning. Artists include Buhm Hong, Carole Kunstadt, Cicely Cottingham, Michael Ensminger, Pat Lay, Paula Overbay, Robyn Ellenbogen, and Jill Scipione showing paintings from her Psalms and Prophets series. www.drawingrooms.org

  • Bound and Unbound III: Altered Book Exhibition
    University Libraries at
    University of South Dakota
    August 24, 2015 - January 4, 2016

    Vermillion, SD

    Sandy Brooke, artist, professor, juror selected Sacred Poem XLIX, to be shown amongst 47 works for this International altered book exhibition. http://libguides.usd.edu/bookart
  • Content: Artifact
    Abecedarian Gallery
    September 17 - October 31, 2015

    Denver, CO

    Katherine Crowe, Curator of Special Collections and Archives, University of Denver Libraries, Denver, CO, has slelected Kunstadt's folio of altered and recombined antique photogravure postcards, Views of the Moselle/Ansichten der Mosel. Curated by Alicia Bailey and juried by Katherine Crowe, Artifacts bridge the present and the past, creating a tangible connection between us and the artists who have applied the concept of "artifact" to the book in art form. www.abecedariangallery.com
  • Sculptural Wall Pieces
    The Gallery
    - Unison Arts Center
    July 5 - September 27, 2015

    New Paltz, NY

    Curator artists Kaete Brittin Shaw and Annie O'Neill are showcasing work of ten Hudson Valley artists, including Kunstadt's Sacred Poem LXVIII, Sacred Poem LXXI and Sacred Poem LXIII. Sculptural Wall Pieces is a lively tribute to the imaginative use of surface treatments and the textural possibilities of materials—both ordinary and unique. www.unisonarts.org/exhibits
     
    The Book as Art: 3.0 No Jacket Required
    Gallery  - Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur
    July 24 - September 18, 2015
    Decatur, GA

    The Decatur Arts Alliance in conjunction with the Gallery at The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur, is bringing the third edition of the juried exhibition The Book as Art to the AJC Decatur Book Festival. Jurors Margot Ecke, Arlyn Ende and Jeff Rathermel have selected Kunstadt's Sacred Poem XVIII. http://decaturartsalliance.org/book-as-art-2015-page/
  • Unbound Vol. V
    ArtisTree Gallery
    July 24 - August 22, 2015

    South Pomfret, VT

    Juror Peter Madden selected Sacred Poem LXVI, Sacred Poem LXIX and Sacred Poem LXXVII for this fifth annual show of work exploring "the book" as concept, object and format. www.artistreevt.org
  • Nina Katchadourian: New Sortings
    Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, Woodstock Brydcliffe Guild
    June 13 - July 19, 2015
    Woodstock, NY

    Nina Katchadourian: New Sortings will consist of three series from Katchadourian’s ongoing Sorted Books project including a series on-site using the library of Alf Evers (1905-2004), owned by the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild. New Sortings will include an interactive series titled Woodstacks, in which area organizations including the Center for Photography at Woodstock as well as local writers and artists including Carole P. Kunstadt, will create individual book stacks from their own collections. These will be constructed using the artist’s Sorted Book process during the course of the exhibition; each individual or group will respond to stacks created before them. http://www.woodstockguild.org/event/nina-katchadourian-new-sortings-artist-talk-and-opening-reception/
     
  • Reader’s Art: Concealed, Confined and Collected
    Minnesota Center for Book Arts
    May 8 - July 26, 2015
    Minneapolis, MN

    Minnesota Center for Book Arts presents Readers Art: Concealed, Confined and Collected, a juried exhibition exploring artists’ books that use found or custom-made containers to support narrative and content, which will be on view during MCBA’s Book Art Biennial, July 25-26, 2015, and will be used as a visual resource to inform discussion during the event’s symposium. Jurors Jeff Rathermel, Cathy Ryan, and Susan Hensel have selected Sacred Poem LXX. MCBA supports the limitless creative evolution of book arts.  www.http://www.mnbookarts.org/readersart-ccc/

  • And The Word Is.......
    Gershman Gallery
    Gershman Hall at the University of the Arts
    January 22 - May 15, 2015

    Philadelphia, PA

    This exhibition explores the use of religious text in contemporary art, from the straightforward to the ironic. It includes a broad range of media and contemporary conceptual approaches. Kunsadt's Old Testament Series is featured by curator by J. Susan Issacs, PhD. http://www.gershmany.org/gershman-gallery/
  • dispatches from eternity
    Theo Ganz Gallery
    April 11 - May 3, 2015
    Beacon, NY

    Hudson Valley artists explore the evocative theme, juxtaposing the sacred and the profane, serenity and chaos, the eternal with the ephemeral, benevolence with atrocity and humor with despair. Kunstadt's Sacred Poem LXXIII and Sacred Poem LXXIX are featured.   www.theoganzstudio.com
  • PEACE & JUSTICE
    Muroff Kotler Visual Arts Gallery/SUNY Ulster
    March 13 - April 17, 2015
    Stone Ridge, NY

    Elisa Pritzker artist, juror has selected Sacred Poem LXVII for this Regional Juried Exhibition of visual interpretations of these two concepts, whether they are filtered through personal, social, political, private or public experience. www.sunyulster.edu

  • Paper in Particular
    Sidney Larson Gallery at Columbia College
    February 23 - April 3, 2015

    Columbia , MO

    "Paper, almost universally, is held in reverence as a vessel and vehicle for truth" (Amy Wilder, Columbia Daily Tribune, March 22, 2015) For the 36th Annual Paper in Particular, Juror Alida Fish has selected Sacred Poem XII, Sacred Poem LXIII and Sacred Poem XXXV. www.ccis.edu
  • ONE: UNIQUE PHOTOGRAPHS
    Klompching Gallery
    January 7 - February 14, 2015
    Brooklyn, NY

    In the context of photography, vintage iconic photo postcards, altered and re-assembled offer a pixelated view of familiar as well as exotic locations. A selection of Kunstadt's one of a kind photo postcards from the early twentieth century present an intriguing, subtle and intimate format to explore worlds unlimited in association, memory and history. www.klompching.com
  • re: Member
    Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, Woodstock Brydcliffe Guild
    January 16 - February 22, 2015

    Woodstock, NY

    Tina Bromberg chose Sacred Poem LXVII for the Curator's Choice Award in the 2015 Annual Members' Exhbition. www.woodstockguild.org
  • Between The Lines: Works by Carole P. Kunstadt (Part II)
    Clare Gallery, Franciscan Center for Urban Ministry
    October 23 - January 4, 2015
    Hartford, CT
     
    In partnership, the Clare Gallery at the Franciscan Center for Urban Ministry and the Charter Oak Cultural Center presents Between The Lines: Works by Carole P. Kunstadt in two solo exhibitions from September through December, 2014, providing a survey of the artist's past and current work. The second of two consecutive unique solo exhibitions in Hartford features Kunstadt's gouache and oil pastel drawings Revelations and recent Sacred Poems with 30 works. A reception, panel discussion, and Sacred Harp concert is scheduled for November 13, 2014. The panel includes Kunstadt, Sacred Harp singer Ellen Lueck, Yale University music professor Ian Quinn, and St. Patrick-St. Anthony Director of Music Ministry, Gabriel Lofvall. The concert is presented by the choirs of St. Patrick-St. Anthony with Sacred Harp musicians and audience members. www.spsact.org
  • Between The Lines: Works by Carole P. Kunstadt (Part I)
    Charter Oak Cultural Center

    September 8 - October 10, 2014
    Hartford, CT

    In partnership, the Clare Gallery and the Charter Oak Cultural Center presents Between The Lines: Works by Carole P. Kunstadt in two unique solo exhibitions from September through December, 2014, providing a survey of the artist's past and current work. The first of these two consecutive exhibitions in Hartford, curated by Janice LaMotta, features Kunstadt's ongoing Markings and Sacred Poem Series with over 70 works. www.charteroakcenter.org

  • Outside the Margin
    Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
    November 7 - 25, 2014
    Siver Spring, MD

    Doug Litts, Head of the Smithsonian American Art Museum/National Portrait Gallery Library and former Library Director at the Corcoran Gallery and College of Art has selected Sacred Poem LXXVIII for Outside the Margin, an exhibition held in conjunction with the 13th Biennial Book Arts Fair and Conference. www.pyramidatlanticartcenter.org
  • Small Matters of Great Importance: En Route
    Edward Hopper House Art Center

    October 25, 2014 - January 5, 2015
    Nyack, NY

    The 21st national juried exhibition celebrates small works that make big statements despite their size. Juror, curator, Director of Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY -   Kenise Barnes has selected three altered and recombined antique postcards: Rockland Ferry, Where The Three Ways Meet, and Riverside Park. www.edwardhopperhouse.org
  • Somewhere Between Creation and Destruction
    Joseloff Gallery
    Hartford Art School, University of Hartford

    September 9 - October 26, 2014

    West Hartford, CT

    Somewhere Between Creation and Destruction
    , the seventh International Distinguished Artists Symposium and Exhibition at the Joseloff Gallery, Hartford Art School is a celebration of the renaissance of cut paper as an artistic expression.  Paper, a ubiquitous medium, is transformed by the simple acts of cutting, removing, folding, and reassembling to create something far beyond its humble beginnings. Representative works are included from Kunstadt's Old Testament Series - a 1904 family heirloom Bible, which Kunstadt has refashioned into triangular and cubic sculptures evocative of Jung's sacred geometries. http://www.joseloffgallery.org/on-view/
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efHF_ZRFgzs

  • UNBOUND VOL. IV
    ArtisTree Gallery
    July 25 - August 23, 2014

    Woodstock, VT

    Art Using the Book as Material/Format - to explore "the book" as concept, object and format. Juror Sara Smith selected Sacred Poem XXXI, Sacred Poem XXXV and Sacred Poem VI. www.artistteevt.org
  • Small Works
    Founders Gallery/Woodstock Artists Association & Museum
    July 19- August 17, 2014

    Woodstock, NY

    Carla Goldberg, Artist, Curator and Director Beacon Artists Union, Beacon, NY, selected the collage with found objects, Territories and awarded Honorable Mention. www.woodstockart.org
  • July Group Show
    Woodstock Artists Association & Museum
    July 19 - August17, 2014

    Woodstock, NY

    Juror Kathy Goodell, Artist, Professor, SUNY New Paltz, has selected Sacred Poem LXXXIV for inclusion and awarded Honorable Mention. www.woodstockart.org
  • MAGNITUDE 7
    Manifest Research Gallery & Drawing Center
    May 30 - June 27, 2014

    Cincinnati, OH

    The folio of altered and recombined vintage postcards, Malaga/Birthplace of Picasso is included in Magnitude 7 which showcases work no larger than seven inches in any dimension. www.manifestgallery.org

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