Tom McGlynn is an artist, writer, and independent curator based in the NYC area. His work is represented in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum, The Museum of Modern Art, and The Cooper- Hewitt National Design Museum of the Smithsonian.
He is the founding director of Beautiful Fields, an organization dedicated to socially- engaged curatorial projects. “Memphis Social” was a city-wide show sponsored by an apexart Franchise Grant and presented by Beautiful Fields in 2013. Recent curatorial projects have included “Plain Sight” presented at Western Michigan University Galleries in 2016 and “Minimax”, presented at Bullet Space, NYC in 2015. He is currently affiliated with Parsons, The New School for Design as an artist lecturer and with The New Centre for Research and Practice, an online educational institution based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is also a current regular contributing writer at The Brooklyn Rail.
Cat Balco is an artist, writer, and educator who has shown her paintings, murals, and collaborative projects widely; recent and upcoming venues include Rick Wester Fine Art, New York; Pulse Art Fair, Miami; John Molloy Gallery, New York; and Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT. Her essays and art criticism have been published in Art New England. She has served as a visiting artist at institutions including the Maine College of Art, Swarthmore College, Pratt Institute at the Munson Williams Proctor School of Art, and Yale University where she is also an Associate Fellow. Balco has received residencies and awards from organizations including the Berkshire Taconic Foundation, The Weir Farm Trust, the Albers Foundation, and the Connecticut Commission on the Arts’ Arts Catalyze Placemaking Program. Her work has been collected by institutions including Credit Suisse, Fidelity Bank, and the State of Connecticut. Balco received a B.A. and an M.F.A. from Yale University and is an Associate Professor of Painting and Drawing at the University of Hartford. Most currently, she had her first solo show of paintings at Rick Wester Fine Art, which opened in November 2019.
Alyse Rosner melds graphite rubbings with gestural painting, layers of obsessive mark making and large areas of transparent and painterly color on synthetic Japanese paper, raw canvas and wood.
Alyse Rosner holds a BFA from the University of Michigan and an MFA from The American University and has exhibited her work for the past two decades.
Recent solo exhibitions include Regeneration at ARC Fine Art (Fairfield, CT), Time Release at the Potter Gallery at the Taft School (Watertown, CT) and A Little Bit of Time at Rick Wester Fine Art (New York, NY).
In 2017, Rosner was included in the exhibition Unfamiliar Again: Contemporary Women Abstractionists curated by Monica Ramirez-Montagut at the Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University, New Orleans.
Her work was recently acquired by Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse and can be seen in the Kirkpatrick Bank Collection, the Connecticut Artist Collection, and numerous public and private collections.