Tripoli Gallery

What are you so afraid to lose, 2020
oil on plywood
21 x 23 x 2.5 inches (without stand) (53.3 x 58.4 x 6.4 cm)

WAS HERE, 2020
oil on canvas board
11 x 14 inches (27.9 x 35.6 cm)

Untitled (God's Train), 2014-17
acrylic, oil, pigment and collage on canvas
60 x 48 inches (152.4 x 121.9 cm)

With Milk, 2018
wood, vintage carving, and stainless steel
13.4 x 5.9 x 4.7 inches (34 x 15 x 12 cm)

Fortune Teller, 2018
wood, vintage carving, shot glass, and found rings
11.8 x 5.9 x 3.1 inches (30 x 15 x 8 cm)

After Midnight, 2018
wood and found vintage carving
11 x 4.3 x 3.1 inches (28 x 11 x 8 cm)

Alone Time, 2018
oil on canvas
66 x 60 inches (167.6 x 152.4 cm)

Gumby, 2020
encaustic on panel
80 x 40 x 2 inches (203.2 x 101.6 x 5.1 cm)

crash bandicoot (and spyro fire mario, fire luigi, fire kirby, king dedede and aku aku), 2017
UV print, spray paint, tape and ink on powder coated steel, found metal and monitor
105 x 60 inches (266.7 x 152.4 cm)

Two Girls For Every Boy, 2020
acrylic on canvas
60 × 48 inches (152.4 x 121.9 cm)

Soulmates, 2020
watercolor on paper
30 x 22 inches; 33.5 x 26 inches framed (76.2 x 55.9 cm; 85.1 x 66 cm framed)

Untitled, 2019
encaustic on panel
32.25 x 42 x 1.5 inches (81.9 x 106.7 x 3.8 cm)

Please Stay Nasty for Me, 2020
watercolor on paper
30 x 22 inches; 33.5 x 26 inches framed (76.2 x 55.9 cm; 85.1 x 66 cm framed)

Orville, 2003
spruce wood, synthetic fabric, steel

London Calling, 2019
acrylic paint, pastel, and embroidery on found tapestry
60 x 43.5 inches (152.4 x 110.5 cm)

Horned Section, 2020
oil on canvas
72 x 48 inches (182.9 x 121.9)

Eye and I, 2020
glazed ceramic and mirror
8.25 x 9.75 x 1 inches (21 x 24.8 x 2.5 cm)

Lunar eclipse, 2020
glazed ceramic
8.5 x 11 x 1 inches (21.6 x 27.9 x 2.5 cm)

Solar eclipse, 2020
glazed ceramic
10.5 x 13 x 1.25 inches (26.7 x 33 x 3.2 cm)

Weather Patterns, 2020
glazed ceramic
8.5 x 10.5 x 1.5 inches (21.6 x 26.7 x 3.8 cm)

TUBES, 2020
oil on panel
18 x 24 inches (45.7 x 61 cm)

What is it you're thinking that will happen if you do, 2020
oil on plywood
60 x 71 x 15 inches (without stand) (152.4 x 180.3 x 38.1 cm)

16th Annual Thanksgiving Collective: Are We There Yet?

November 28 ‐ January 28, 2021

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Wainscott, NY – Tripoli Gallery is pleased to present Are We There Yet?, the gallery’s 16th Annual Thanksgiving Collective. Including works by Sabra Moon Elliot, Rhys Gaetano, Judith Hudson, Bryan Hunt, Yung Jake, Liz Markus, Bella McGoldrick, Laith McGregor, Angelbert Metoyer, Miles Partington, Lauren West, and Lucy Winton, the exhibition will be on view from November 28th, 2020 to January 28th, 2021. The opening day is Saturday, November 28th, from 11am to 6pm at 26 Ardsley Road, Wainscott, NY.

Are We There Yet? is a question we have asked since childhood, and one we know the answer to as soon as we ask it. The question itself reveals how we frequently exist in the limbo between our present and the future we imagine will unfold. However, the question of whether we are “there” or not is only answered by living in the current moment, as we take ownership of the journey to getting there. In this year’s Thanksgiving Collective, we observe the creative and adventurous minds of artists who inspire our individual journeys through their work. Beginning in the immediate moment in which they find themselves, these artists build the worlds they desire to live in or recreate the pasts left behind in the active effort to move ahead.

While artists have various sources of inspiration in our contemporary world, those sources are often our changing everyday environments, as well as the enduring natural world. Looking to nature for guidance, a painting by Laith McGregor titled Alone Time depicts a lush terrain of greens and blues upon which a map of outlines form a landscape. Steam from a cup and kettle travels up from the bottom of the painting to the shape of a man leaning on a mountain below sky, trees, and clouds. Appearing as a woodsman from another time, the man gazes into the distance from his vantage point on the mountain, a picture of reflective solitude.

A common thread through the works in this exhibition is found in the instinctive reactions of these artists to the uncertainty of our times. Seeking moments of relaxation and refuge from the noise of the outside world to which we are constantly tuned in, paintings by Bella McGoldrick illustrate her friends and daily surroundings. In contrast to these everyday peaceful scenes is the fantasy and comedy within Lauren West’s painting Horned Section, a surreal composition of horned characters and animals in a frenzy. A googly-eyed unicorn, narwhal, and red-horned creature surround the figure of a woman within a cave-like environment. Obscuring the woman from our view is a white dove captured in the moment of flight across her face, a symbol of peace within the commotion of the painting’s invented world.

For press inquiries or further information, please contact info@tripoligallery.com or call 631.377.3715.

 

Miles Partington
What are you so afraid to lose, 2020
oil on plywood
21 x 23 x 2.5 inches (without stand) (53.3 x 58.4 x 6.4 cm)

Bella McGoldrick
WAS HERE, 2020
oil on canvas board
11 x 14 inches (27.9 x 35.6 cm)

Angelbert Metoyer
Untitled (God's Train), 2014-17
acrylic, oil, pigment and collage on canvas
60 x 48 inches (152.4 x 121.9 cm)

Laith McGregor
With Milk, 2018
wood, vintage carving, and stainless steel
13.4 x 5.9 x 4.7 inches (34 x 15 x 12 cm)

Laith McGregor
Fortune Teller, 2018
wood, vintage carving, shot glass, and found rings
11.8 x 5.9 x 3.1 inches (30 x 15 x 8 cm)

Laith McGregor
After Midnight, 2018
wood and found vintage carving
11 x 4.3 x 3.1 inches (28 x 11 x 8 cm)

Laith McGregor
Alone Time, 2018
oil on canvas
66 x 60 inches (167.6 x 152.4 cm)

Rhys Gaetano
Gumby, 2020
encaustic on panel
80 x 40 x 2 inches (203.2 x 101.6 x 5.1 cm)

Yung Jake
crash bandicoot (and spyro fire mario, fire luigi, fire kirby, king dedede and aku aku), 2017
UV print, spray paint, tape and ink on powder coated steel, found metal and monitor
105 x 60 inches (266.7 x 152.4 cm)

Liz Markus
Two Girls For Every Boy, 2020
acrylic on canvas
60 × 48 inches (152.4 x 121.9 cm)

Judith Hudson
Soulmates, 2020
watercolor on paper
30 x 22 inches; 33.5 x 26 inches framed (76.2 x 55.9 cm; 85.1 x 66 cm framed)

Rhys Gaetano
Untitled, 2019
encaustic on panel
32.25 x 42 x 1.5 inches (81.9 x 106.7 x 3.8 cm)

Judith Hudson
Please Stay Nasty for Me, 2020
watercolor on paper
30 x 22 inches; 33.5 x 26 inches framed (76.2 x 55.9 cm; 85.1 x 66 cm framed)

Bryan Hunt
Orville, 2003
spruce wood, synthetic fabric, steel

Lucy Winton
London Calling, 2019
acrylic paint, pastel, and embroidery on found tapestry
60 x 43.5 inches (152.4 x 110.5 cm)

Lauren West
Horned Section, 2020
oil on canvas
72 x 48 inches (182.9 x 121.9)

Sabra Moon Elliot
Eye and I, 2020
glazed ceramic and mirror
8.25 x 9.75 x 1 inches (21 x 24.8 x 2.5 cm)

Sabra Moon Elliot
Lunar eclipse, 2020
glazed ceramic
8.5 x 11 x 1 inches (21.6 x 27.9 x 2.5 cm)

Sabra Moon Elliot
Solar eclipse, 2020
glazed ceramic
10.5 x 13 x 1.25 inches (26.7 x 33 x 3.2 cm)

Sabra Moon Elliot
Weather Patterns, 2020
glazed ceramic
8.5 x 10.5 x 1.5 inches (21.6 x 26.7 x 3.8 cm)

Bella McGoldrick
TUBES, 2020
oil on panel
18 x 24 inches (45.7 x 61 cm)

Miles Partington
What is it you're thinking that will happen if you do, 2020
oil on plywood
60 x 71 x 15 inches (without stand) (152.4 x 180.3 x 38.1 cm)