Guest Curator: Florence Neal

Florence Neal
Director & Co-Founder
Kentler International Drawing Space
www.kentlergallery.org


Artist Florence Neal is Co-founder, Chief Curator and Director of the Kentler International Drawing Space, in Red Hook, Brooklyn. The non-profit gallery, founded in 1990, is dedicated to bringing to the public contemporary drawings and works on paper by local, national and international artists as part of the cultural fabric of the community. Kentler’s programs include: four to six exhibitions a year by emerging and under-recognized artists; the Kentler Flatfiles with works by over 180 artists and K.I.D.S. Art Education. Ms. Neal helped initiate the exhibitions program at Brooklyn Public Library as Exhibitions Coordinator in 2002 to 2004. She was curator of The Art Lot (2000 – 2003), juror for “Drawings on Alabama” (2006), and juried “Brooklyn” for 440 Gallery.

Florence Neal’s prints, drawings and public art installations have been exhibited in the US and abroad. Her welded steel wind sculpture “Dance of Life” is a public art commission for the University of Alabama in Birmingham. She has collaborated with writer Wendy Walker on a number of print/text projects, “Screen Memories” at Brooklyn Public Library and “…a different forest”, a public art commission for Omaha Public Library. She is a recent Pollock Krasner Fellowship recipient and has been awarded residency opportunities including: MI-LAB Residency in Japan, Fundación Valparaíso in Spain, Hermit International Art Symposium in the Czech Republic, Women’s Studio Workshop in New York, Vermont Studio Center, and many others. She lives and works in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

Adrian Viajero Roman
Caja De Memoria Viva II: Constancia Clemente Colon
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: 150 and fneal. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Drawing, Installation, Mixed Media, and Sculpture.
An Ngoc Pham
Shadow on the Great Hall of the People
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: fneal and pazt. borough: Queens. Art Medium: Mixed Media.
Anne Gilman
Ajustaciones
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: fneal. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Drawing.
Annysa Ng
Locket
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: 150 and fneal. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Painting.
Asya Dodina/ Slava Polishchuk
What Remains I
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: fneal. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Drawing, Mixed Media, and Painting.
Audrey Stone
Call and Response
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: fneal. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Drawing, Mixed Media, and Other.
Carter Hodgkin
Eighth View of the Blue Vortex (still from animation)
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: 150, dsimon, fneal, and lmichael. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Film/Video.
Elsie Kagan
ways to be good and happy
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: 150, ElisaArt, and fneal. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Painting.
Fay Ku
Hair Dress
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: aschwartz, bshertz, dmarrow, fneal, ljohnstone, and snewman. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Drawing, Mixed Media, and Painting.
Jeanne Heifetz
Surface Tension 22
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: fneal, lross, and mfancy. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Drawing and Mixed Media.
Kephera Ife
"Quenched"
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: dmarrow and fneal. borough: Bronx. Art Medium: Drawing.
Lawrence Terry
Facing My Son's Sun
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: fneal, jsteranko, and pgoodwin. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Mixed Media.
Linda Stillman
Sythe
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: fneal. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Drawing and Mixed Media.
Maddy Rosenberg
Book of Days
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: fneal. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Painting.
Marietta Hoferer
Big C9
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: dharper and fneal. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Drawing.
Michael Kelly Williams
A Folk Opera from Abeokuta
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: 150, 60bay, dsimon, and fneal. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Mixed Media.
Orlando Richards
Burden
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: fneal. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Painting.
Saeri Kiritani
ShuwattShuwatt
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: 150 and fneal. borough: Queens. Art Medium: Digital, Mixed Media, and Photography.
Stephen Cox
In Search of America #14
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: dsimon, fneal, and mfancy. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Drawing.
Susan Schwalb
Polyphony VII
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: dharper and fneal. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Drawing.
Tammy Wofsey
House Under Water
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: fneal. borough: Bronx. Art Medium: Print Making.
Zaria Forman
Greenland #57
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: ElisaArt, fneal, and jsteranko. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Drawing.