Diana Copperwhite, Danny Rolph & Dannielle Tegeder - Artists' Discussion

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Join us as we connect with three artists whose work has been acquired to our Collection; Diana Copperwhite whose work Six Degrees of Separation was acquired from her solo show here Eclipse of a Title (2007), and Dannielle Tegeder & Danny Rolph, whose works Structure of the Modern City Machines with Spring Snowfall Constructions and Gallureuse, respectively, have been acquired to the Collection in 2020.

Diana hosts the discussion from her studio in Dublin, and where she first curated the work of Tegeder and Rolph into the exhibition Vision X at the RHA, Dublin.

The artists will discuss their recently acquired work, their broader practice and what they have been making recently.

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Diana Copperwhite (b. 1969, Ireland) lives and works in Dublin and New York. Recent solo exhibitions include Driven by Distraction, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin (2016), Depend on the Morning Sun, Thomas Jaeckal Gallery, New York (2016) and A Million and One Things Under the Sun, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin (2015). Selected group exhibitions include Last Picture Show w/Mary Heilmann, Chris Ofili, Danny Rolph, Vanessa Jackson, Elio Rodriguez, Jill Levine, Rebecca Smith, Thomas Jaeckel Gallery, New York (2017) and Virtú, inc. Picasso, Giacometti, Henry Moore, Elizabeth Magill and Sean Scully at the Hunt Museum, Limerick, Ireland (2017). Copperwhite’s work is held in numerous public and private collections including: the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Arts Council of Ireland, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Office of Public Works, Contemporary Irish Art Society, Highlanes Municipal Art Gallery, Mariehamn Stadbiblioteque, Aland (Finland), Dublin Institute of Technology and The President of Ireland.

Danny Rolph lives and works in London. He is best known for his multi-layered Triplewall and canvas paintings. His paintings construct their grammar of signs through material engagement and unprincipled investigations into the history of the 'pictorial’, locating endless questions with attitude and visual dexterity.Recent solo exhibitions include The orchard, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston (2019) and WCW, 532 gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (2018).He was awarded the Mark Rothko Residency Award for 2020.Rolph's work is in many private and public collections including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and Tate Gallery, London.He is represented by 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, Barbara Davis Gallery and Aeroplastics Gallery.

Born in Peekskill, NY, Dannielle Tegeder currently lives in Brooklyn, New York and maintains a studio at The Elizabeth Foundation in Manhattan. She is an Associate Professor of Art at the City University of New York at Lehman College. For the past fifteen years, Dannielle’s work has explored abstraction. While the core of her work is paintings and drawings, she has recently begun to include large-scale installation, sculptural objects, video, sound, and animation.Since receiving her MFA in 1997 from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, her work has been presented in over 100 gallery exhibitions, both nationally and internationally in Paris, Houston, Los Angeles, Berlin, Chicago, and New York. She has participated in numerous institution exhibitions including PS1/MOMA, The New Museum, The Brooklyn Museum of Art in New York, and Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. Several of her drawings have recently been purchased as part of the Contemporary Drawing Collection at the Museum of Modern Art, and her work is in the permanent collections of The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, and The Weatherspoon Museum of Art in Greensboro, NC.

Dannielle is the recipient of several residencies and grants including TheYaddo Foundation (2012, 2009, and 2007), The Triangle Foundation Residency and Workshop (2012), Elizabeth Foundation in New York (2012-2006), The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Studio Residency at Governor’s Island (2012), Smack Mellon Studios and Artist Stipend (2008), Banff Centre for the Arts, Artist Residency in Banff, Canada (2007), The Pollock-Krasner Foundation (2005), Lower East Side Print Fellowship Edition Award, (2004) National Studio Program, P.S.1/MOMA Affiliate, Clocktower, New York, NY, (2003) ART OMI, Omi International Arts Center, Omi, NY, (2003) Henry Street Settlement Studio Fellowship, NY, (2002) The Marie Walsh Sharpe Studio Fellowship, NY (2001), The Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY, (2000) and The Ragdale Foundation Residency Program, Lake Forest, IL, (2000).

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