Introductions 2019: Julia Wilson

Trestle Gallery

Jan. 11, 2019, 07:00 pm

850 3rd Ave, Ste 411

Trestle is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of photographic work by Julia Wilson, curated by Jason Andrew. Julia’s work was selected by Jason Andrew of Norte Maar from almost 400 submissions from our annual open call. This will be the first exhibition of Trestle’s 2019 season, which will focus exclusively on solo exhibitions. “As a curator interested in what’s happening now, it was exciting to get to see artists submissions from around the world applying for this opportunity through Trestle Gallery. Julia Wilson stood out as one who has honed her skills in capturing the world around her. I gravitated to her painterly approach to the image and her unconventional use of her personal computer as camera. There is an intimacy yet universal experience that she captures in her work.” – Jason Andrew, curator

Julia Wilson is a photographic artist, who explores our relationship to and between text and image, as well as photographic materiality within our technological age. Using the large format view camera, Julia photographs constructed compositions of words, images, and indexical marks on the screen of her personal computer. The final images serve as foils to our media profuse cultural atmosphere and lingual inundation. Julia’s images have been featured on the photographic platforms, Aint-Bad, PHROOM, Fraction Magazine, Analog Forever, BU’s academic journal SEQUITUR. Julia received a Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies with a concentration in Latin and Ancient Greek translation from the University of Virginia and a Master of Fine Arts in Photography at the Savannah College of Art and Design.

Jason Andrew is an independent scholar, curator, and producer. He is the Founding Partner at Artist Estate Studio, LLC, which manages the estates of Jack Tworkov, Janice Biala, and Elizabeth Murray as well as the studio of Robert Zakanitch to name a few. A prominent figure in the Brookyn art scene, Mr. Andrew is the co-founder and director of Norte Maar a non-profit now celebrating its 15th anniversary encouraging, promoting, and presenting collaborative projects in the arts. He can be followed on Twitter and Instgram: @jandrewARTS


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