3rd Ward in East Williamsburg Brooklyn is proud to present “Suits” by 3rd Ward Spring Solo Show Winner, Jeremy Leichman. This sculptural exhibition explores Leichman’s fascination with contemporary corporate costume and culture. Leichman reconstructs the “corporate machine” with sculpture, lights and motors, from the perspective of an unfamiliar civilization. Through this exhibition, Leichman faces his own insecurities with choosing a career in the arts and looks with dread at one potential consequence of failure: being swallowed by the corporate beast. This makes for a provocative exhibition of errors, misinterpretations and humor.
3rd Ward founder, Jason Goodman and Eric Singer, Director of music robot collective, LEMUR, went through thousands of submissions to select the artist that best suited the 3rd ward gallery, known for experimentation and cross-disciplinary work. In April, Leichman was awarded a three-month residency at 3rd Ward and a $1,000 grant from Pernod.
Twice a year, 3rd Ward invites artists to submit work from all mediums for the chance to present a solo show at their experimental gallery. The last Solo Show Artists, Nate Green and Owen Schoppe, invited locals to interact with their carousel and vertically over-lapped teeter-totters in their exhibition “Vertigoes” in December of 2007.