Gallery One

Artspace Artists in Residence
30th Anniversary Residency Retrospective

May 19- June 24, 2017

First Friday Gallery Walks:
June 2, 2017

The 30th Anniversary Residency Retrospective, on display in Gallery One and Upfront and Lobby Gallery, is a celebration of the artists who have been involved in Artspace’s residency programs over the last two decades. These artists, both local and national, represent the spirit of innovation through creativity that has come to define our residency programs.

Many thanks to Duke Energy and Zaytoun Law Firm for their support of our 30th Anniversary Retrospective exhibitions and programming. 

Catalog of artwork available for purchase online is available here.

Alex Waggoner, Manicured Bushes and Columns


Lauren Adams’ interests include political propaganda, the history of decorative arts, and labor movements. Adams has exhibited internationally at institutions including the North Carolina Museum of Art, the Warhol Museum, and The Mattress Factory. She is the recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Award and a Puffin Foundation Grant. Adams currently teaches at Maryland Institute College of Art.

WebResidencyImgs2Grimanesa Amorós is a light sculpture artist with interests in the fields of social history, scientific research and critical theory. She makes use of sculpture, video, and light to create works that illuminate notions of personal identity and community. She is a TEDGlobal guest speaker and a recipient of NEA Visual Artist Fellowship, NEA Artist Travel Grant, and Art In Embassies Program of the U.S.

WebResidencyImgs3Jaclyn Bowie develops personal mythologies and translates them as animations, performances, and block prints. Her creative work has been featured at institutions including CAM Raleigh, and she was awarded a Regional Artist Project Grant by the NC Arts Council. Bowie teaches her process throughout the Triangle and was a NCMA artist-in-residence.

WebResidencyImgs4Meredith Brickell’s work is informed by particular sites, especially those that reflect the impermanent nature of places and the ways that these places are continuously shifting and being redefined. Brickell has exhibited her work and participated in residencies nationally and abroad and is the project leader for the House Life Project. She is an Associate Professor of Art at DePauw University.

WebResidencyImgs5Gabrielle Duggan creates installations that combine techniques of traditional fiber work with disparate materials to explore physical and social tension. With an education in Fine Arts and Fashion and Fibers and Surface Design, Duggan’s work has been supported by the NC Arts Council, Art on the Atlanta Beltline.  She has exhibited nationally at institutions including SECCA and the Governors Island Art Fair.

WebResidencyImgs6Dawn Gettler’s video and installation work explores themes of longing, desire, and fear of loss.  Based in Chicago, Gettler’s multi-media work has been featured nationally at spaces including the Prairie Center of the Arts and the Women’s Studio Center. Gettler has been awarded numerous residencies and is an active lecturer.

WebResidencyImgs7Ann Marie Kennedy’s work combines natural and domestic elements to create narratives about connections to the landscape. Among other honors, she was the recipient of a NC Arts Council fellowship. Kennedy’s work has been displayed nationally in solo and group exhibitions and is in the permanent collection of institutions including Yale University and the Library of Congress. 

WebResidencyImgs8Huong Ngô is a multidisciplinary artist whose work often incorporates performance, time-based media, and sculpture. She was recently awarded the prestigious Fulbright US Scholar Grant in Vietnam. She has presented her work internationally at institutions including the New Museum, PS1 MoMA and Vox Populi. Ngo has taught at the Museum of Modern Art, Pratt Institute, and Parsons the New School for Design.

WebResidencyImgs9Shaun Richards’ work focuses on social dynamics, incentives, and identity, along with notions of beauty, and artifice.   Through the intersection of text, image, low-brow aesthetics, and repetition, Richards questions our complicity in and responsibility for the world. He has been included in numerous exhibitions throughout the southeast, including the NCMA, Greenhill Center of NC Art, and the Cameron Art Museum. 

WebResidencyImgs10Pete Sack combines oil paint and watercolor in his multi-layered paintings. He removes found images from their original context and uses them to create a new narrative, one that comes across as a personal moment. He is represented by Mahler Fine Art in Raleigh and works as an Artist in Residence at the SAS Institute.

WebResidencyImgs11Meg Stein’s sculptures reflect her relationship with judgments of femininity. Linking abstract, bodily forms with modern-day “women’s work,” they marry her resistance to and enjoyment of womanhood. Stein has exhibited nationally at venues including The Govenors Island Art Fair and Vox Populi and participated in residencies including Yaddo and The Hambidge Center. She currently lectures at Guilford College.

WebResidencyImgs12Alex Waggoner’s work is based on traditional Southern urban landscapes. She contrasts these images with meticulous paint application to appeal to a Minimalist aesthetic. She seeks to ignite appreciation of the forgotten spaces the Millennial world loses in pursuit of digital connection. She has exhibited her work at venues including the Gibbes Museum and the International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK.

WebResidencyImgs13Scott Welsh uses cosmetics to explore the dichotomy between masculine and feminine, comfortable and uncomfortable, and innocence and erotic. Welsh attended Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) where he earned a BFA and the San Francisco Art Institute where he holds a MFA in Painting. His work has been exhibited nationally in LA and the Southeast.

WebResidencyImgs14Gesche Würfel’s background in urban planning and visual sociology informs her work, which explores the social and political implications of spatial processes by challenging notions of geography, history, race, class, and gender. Würfel’s photographs have been exhibited, published, and awarded internationally at institutions including CAM Raleigh and Schwerbelastungskörper in Berlin.

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Shaun Richards, Shimmer Skull