MATERIAL LAMENTATIONS: Art, Grief and the Land
January 8- February 2, 2019
Opening reception Friday January 11, 6-8pm
Cambridge Art Association, MA
What is wrought when one is cleaved apart from nature? Modern culture’s insistence that we are outside of nature has led to an estrangement from our wildness.
Curated by Patricia Miranda, the artists in MATERIAL LAMENTATIONS: Art, Grief and the Land respond to this rupture through an intimate exchange with the rhizomatic world. The objects in this exhibition mourn, lament, rage, rejoice, hope, and react to our changing ecosystem. A sense of sorrow and momento mori, pairs with hopeful activism and a sense of solophilia, or love and responsibility for the material world. These artists reflect on the inextricable network of life, and share an anguish alongside material outcries for change.
Artists: Christine Aaron, Beth Dary, Michelle Lougee, Heidi Neilson, Melissa Potter and Maggie Puckett, Julie Poitras Santos, Deanna Witman
ANTHROPOCENIC: Art About the Natural World in the Human Era explores the relationship and impact between humans and nature within the 21st century.
Bates College Museum of Art
October 27, 2018 - March 23, 2019
Opening: October 26
Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla, Sammy Baloji, Timothy Berry, Ursula Biemann, Michel Droge, Deb Hall, Adriane Herman, Laurie Hogin, Isabella Kirkland, Eve Andree Laramee, Michael Light, Nathalie Miebach, Lori Nix/Kathleen Gerber, Jan Piribeck, Julie Poitras Santos, Superflex, Maika’I Tubbs
S.T.E.P. Saunter, Trek, Escort, Parade
S.T.E.P. Saunter, Trek, Escort, Parade
Queens Museum, NY
October 28 - November 25, 2018
Opening: October 28
S.T.E.P. seeks to be an overlapping convergence and entanglement of walking, walk-based works and programing, mobilizing throughout New York. This exhibition follows its partner exhibition at Flux Factory.
More info forthcoming!
CMCA 2018 BIENNIAL
CMCA 2018 BIENNIAL
Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockland, ME
November 2018 – February 2019
Opening: November 3
Kate Green, Guest Director of Marfa Contemporary, Marfa, Texas,
Robin K. Williams, Ford Curatorial Fellow at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, Michigan.
INTER ARTS CENTER, LUND
I'm excited to be working at the Inter Arts Center (IAC) in Malmö this Spring.
I'm delighted to be spending this May, 2018 at the AiR Blekinge in Ronneby, Sweden. A short train ride from the ropewalk in Karlskrona, I'll be working on a video while in residence.
THIS DESIRE: POETICS & LONGING
THIS DESIRE: poetics & longing presents work from nineteen contemporary artists and poets who explore the nature of desire and longing through the intersection of writing and art-making. Curated by Jenna Crowder.
Opening: Friday, March 23 at 5pm
Able Baker Contemporary
29 Forest Avenue, Portland Maine.
Myron Beasley, Cairo Bats, Jon Calame, Jenna Crowder, DéLana R.A. Dameron & Jessica Lynne, Erin Johnson, Devin N. Morris, Bridget Frances Quinn, Julie Poitras Santos, D.A. Powell, Jimmy Riordan, Maia Snow, meg willing
A walking weekend in the Hudson River Valley investigating and contesting the aesthetic and social concerns present in the confluence of historical trails and widely romanticized narratives in New York's Hudson Valley. November 17-19, 2017 CHRCH Project Space.
MADE OF WALKING, La Romieu
I'll be joining the Milena principle along with other artists and experts in diverse fields this August for "Made of Walking, La Romieu," an international forum focusing on dialogues between performance, arts, literature and new media related to walking practices. La Romieu, France
August 27 - September 1, 2017
WALKING AS AESTHETIC PRACTICE
A nice write up about my recent work in Maine College of Art news, "Walking as Aesthetic Practice" (Spring 2017)
NOW & THEN: Portland Public Library's Collection Reconfigured
Lewis Gallery, Portland Public Library
Exhibition: June 2nd – July 22, 2017
KONST I BLEKINGE
I was interviewed on a Swedish radio blog! I talk about recent walking projects and the work I'm developing in the ropewalk - the repslagarbanan - in Karlskrona. (Spring 2017)
RESIDENCY & BIENNIAL
I'm delighted to be making work for the 2017 Site-Responsive Art Residency & Biennial at I-Park in East Haddam, CT this spring. I'll be in residence from May 15 - June 5, 2017.
Public Exhibition - Sunday June 4, 2017
I'm proud to be a part of HOPE THROUGH ART a series of gallery events and protests in response to the inauguration. Portland, ME January 20-21
ARTNAUTS 20TH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITIONS
Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art
Reception: Friday, September 2, 5-8PM
Exhibition open August 24-September 29, 2016
August 1-15, 2016 in Portland, ME
Exploring walking as provocation, practice and product
Public walks, talks, screenings, dialogues and more
DISTILL at HEWNOAKS
Marking 17 years of dialogue, Distill collective gathers at Hewnoaks to collaborate and dialogue regarding present and future projects. June 25 - July 2, 2016
Distill members: Ann Chuchvara Cole, Tsehai Johnson, Julie Poitras Santos, Hrafnhildur Sigurdardottir, Patricia Tinajero
MAP & UNIVERSE
Opening reception: June 10, 2016 7pm
An evening of walking, story telling, and a commmunity dinner
Brunåkra, Simrishamn, Sweden
KINDLING FUND GRANT RECIPIENT 2016
An upcoming project, PLATFORM PROJECTS/WALKS, has been awarded a Kindling Fund Grant, through Space Gallery, Portland, ME and the Warhol Regional Regranting Program.
Project info to follow soon
I'm delighted to be staying at Brunakra Residency in southern Sweden while I research an historic rope walk in Karlskrona and develop new work.
Exhibition updates to follow
O TIME YOUR PYRAMIDS
A solo exhibition at the Reed Gallery, University of Maine, Presque Isle
March 4 - April 18, 2016
Opening reception March 4
MSU DENVER: VISITING ARTIST
All events at the Center for Visual Art, 965 Santa Fe Drive, Denver
Public Artist Talk: October 21, 2015 5pm
Gallery Performance: October 23, 2015
ON OUR RADAR: CREATIVE CAPITAL
Proposed project in an historic ropewalk, plait, ply, snake and double, receives note on Creative Capital website.
USE (as with the world we come to mind)
A series of 28 related text drawings
Maine Women Writers Collection
UNE Abplanalp Library, Portland, ME
April 13 - October, 2015
Reception: May 18, 5:30-7:30pm
with performance & reading of poetry by:
Deborah Crimmins, Justine Denny, David Kuchta,
Mary McCann and Annie Finch
a series of ritual walks reactivating historical spaces
of rope making in Portland, Maine
September 20, 2014; 11am & 1pm
BOWDOIN COLLEGE: ARTIST TALK
visual practice as woven text
February 24, 2014, 7pm
Cleaveland Hall, Bowdoin College
MAINE WOMEN PIONEERS III: VANGUARD
co-curated by Anne Zill, Gael McKibben, and Andres Verzosa
University of New England Art Gallery
Oct. 12 - Dec. 16, 2012
opening reception October 12, 5-7pm
A THICKENING RHYTHM
curated by Julie Poitras Santos
Coleman Burke Gallery, Brunswick, Maine
March 30 - May 19, 2012
Opening Reception March 30, 5-7:30
performances at opening, and April 28, 1:00-2:30
Julie Poitras Santos
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT ORONO: VISITING ARTIST
March 15-16, 2011
Public Lecture, March 15, 7pm
MAINE COLLEGE OF ART MFA SUMMER INTENSIVE
Core Faculty Intro Lecture, 2010
June 21, 6:30pm
ARTIST TALK: MAINE COLLEGE OF ART
Wednesday February 17, 2010
12:00 in Osher Hall