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Freeze Frame

Jane Kim / Thrust Projects
114 Bowery #301, Between Grand and Hester, 212-431-4802
East Village / Lower East Side
January 11 - February 17, 2008
Reception: Friday, January 11, 6 - 9 PM
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Elizabeth Cooper Lisa Hamilton Jasmine Justice Joyce Kim Alisa Margolis Carrie Moyer Veronica Tyson Wendy White

Thrust Projects is pleased to present the group exhibition FREEZE FRAME organized by gallery artist Elizabeth Cooper. FREEZE FRAME showcases 8 female abstract painters whose work breaks through the boundaries of abstraction in contemporary practice.

FREEZE FRAME explores a moment in abstraction at which there is no dominating style or agreed upon direction in painting, though cues are taken from a range of art historical stylistic tendencies. In this exhibition Thrust Projects will present artists whose work is influenced but not restrained by various veins of abstraction ranging from process and minimalism to gestural, lyrical and pictorial abstraction.

About the artists: Lisa Hamilton is a graduate of the Hunter College MFA program and a recipient of a 2006 NYFA grant. Jasmine Justice had a solo exhibition of her work at The Cue Art Foundation in Chelsea in 2007. Alisa Margolis is represented by Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf in Berlin and was featured in “The Triumph of Painting” at The Saachi Gallery in London. Joyce Kim is currently an artist in residence at The Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation. Elizabeth Cooper is represented by Galerie Schmidt Maczollek in Cologne and Thrust Projects, NY and is currently participating in the traveling show “Unlikely” in Europe. Carrie Moyer is represented by CANADA and was recently featured in “Affinities: Painting in Abstraction”, CCS Galleries, Hessel Museum, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY. Veronica Tyson-Strait moved to New York from her native Trinidad to attend Cooper Union and pursue a career in the arts. Wendy White is represented by Leo Koenig with a forthcoming solo exhibition scheduled for 2008.
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