Transmitter presents: A Panel on Photography’s Relationship to Painting
JACOB CARTWRIGHT, ROB de OUDE, ERIN O’KEEFE
moderated by Carl Gunhouse
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 7:30 PM
Please join us on for a casual panel discussion focused on the relationship between photography and painting.
The panel will feature photographers and painters in conversation about the rise of abstraction in contemporary photography, the role of abstraction in contemporary painting, and the potential for mutual understanding between the mediums.
The panel will feature Jacob Cartwright, a painter, and a preparator at Laurence Miller Gallery; Rob de Oude, a painter and co-director at Transmitter; and Erin O’Keefe, a photographer in our current show Photo II. Carl Gunhouse, a photographer and co-director at Transmitter, as well as the curator of our current show, will moderate. The audience is encouraged to participate and ask questions.
Jacob Cartwright is an artist living and working in New York City. Since 2011 he has worked at Laurence Miller Gallery in Manhattan. Laurence Miller Gallery, now in its 32nd year of operation, specializes in the exhibition and sale of museum-quality contemporary and vintage fine art photography. Cartwright received his B.A. in painting from the Kansas City Art Institute in 2000. Most recently his work was featured in a two-person exhibition organized by c2c Project Space in San Francisco, California; the show largely focused on his ongoing body of work, Love Without Lovers. Monuments in Reverse, a curatorial project by Cartwright, opened in September 2016 at 245 Varet Street in Brooklyn, New York
Rob de Oude studied painting, sculpture and art history at the Hoge School voor de Kunsten in Amsterdam and SUNY Purchase, NY. He has shown in the US and abroad, notably at: Galerie Gourvennec Ogor in Marseille, France, Storefront Bushwick in Brooklyn, NY, McKenzie Fine Art in New York, NY, BRIC Rotunda in Brooklyn, NY, Galerie van den Berge in Goes, NL, City Ice Arts in Kansas City, MO, Pentimenti in Philadelphia, PA, DM Contemporary, NY, and has participated in several art fairs in the US and Europe. de Oude has been featured among others in the NY Post, L Magazine, Artnet Magazine, NYArts Magazine, The New Criterion, Brooklyn Magazine, Bushwick Daily, ARTNews. He has his studio in Brooklyn, NY, and is founding member and co-director of Transmitter.
Erin O’Keefe is a photographer based in New York City. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Cornell University, and a Masters of Architecture from Columbia University. Her background in architecture informs her work, which uses still life to explore spatial perception. Her work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions in the US and abroad. Most recently, she has had solo exhibitions of new photographs at the Denny Gallery in NYC, Platform Gallery in Seattle, and Gallery Jones in Vancouver. She was selected as one of Photo District News 30 Photographers to watch for 2015.
Carl Gunhouse is an Adjunct Faculty member at Nassau Community College and Montclair State University. He received his M.F.A. from Yale University and B.F.A. from Fordham University. Gunhouse’s work has been exhibited at Photoville, Spring Break Art Show, the Center for Photography at Woodstock, the Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Modern Art, the Foto Galería FCE-UNC, Córdoba, Argentina, as well as shows in England, Russia, Sweden, Netherlands, Iceland, Finland and New Zealand. His pictures have been featured on Vice, The New York Times and Maximum Rocknroll. He has had monographs published by Waal-Boght Press and Arts & Sciences Press. He is a co-founder and director of Transmitter. He also writes art criticism on the website Searching For The Light. Gunhouse has recently been working shooting professional wrestling, punk rock and Downtown Brooklyn.