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 Putting It Together, group show at The Lockwood Gallery, curated by Alan Goolman

 I am thrilled to have several collages on view from April 15-May 14, 2023 ~ THE LOCKWOOD GALLERY




Birds Of A Feather, Group Exhibiton Curated by Joseph Ayers and Ethan Cohen                

You can see my work in this ambtious project at the Kube Art Center in Beacon, NY from June 12 - July 24, 2022

Link to exhibition here

Link to my work here    





The Sum of All Parts, Group Exhibition Curated by Kristen Rego @ Dutchess Community College  

I am thrilled to announce the opening of The Sum of All Parts on view from March 28-May 6, 2022 at the Mildred I. Washington Gallery on DCC campus  

Featuring work by:

Susan Spencer Crowe

Brantner DeAtley

Shanti Grumbine

Henry Klimowicz

Amy Manso

Ken Weathersby 

Kristen Rego 

This exhibition showcases the various ways artists achieve cohesion in their work through arrangements, organization, and manipulation of multiple parts.

Exploring grids, structures, architectural elements, layered build-ups, and processes, artists utilize ordinary materials as a vehicle for transformative beauty in two and three dimensions.   

The adage, "The whole is greater than the sum of its parts" relates to Gestalt Psychology, which examines the overall structure of something before examining the individual parts. Surveying works of art through this particular lens was my initial inspiration for this show. However, I remain open to the notion of the 'parts' being just as critical to the work with the assurance that no aspect is taken for granted. For each part of an artist's work -  a mark, a cut, a discovery, a space is essential. 

In keeping with this concept, each artist was invited to submit a selection of smaller studies, drawings, and/or experimental work to reveal more of those parts and share a greater scope of their process. These are hung in a salon style arrangement allowing viewers to naturally descern common threads among the artists with the freedom to examine each work on an individual basis. 

-- Kristen Rego, 2022   





Athens Laundry Art & Literary Series Features a piece from the Duro series

I am very excited to have my work featured in Volume 1, Number 4 of Athens Laundry, a limited edition art & literary zine from Athens, NY. Curated by Ruby Palmer, the zine also includes creative works by Dawn Breeze, Sam Horowitz, and Marykate Maher.





Ubiquity & Produce, a Solo Exhibition at Kent Place Gallery, Summit, NJ

Exerpt from the press release by director, Ken Weathersby:

Rego’s works render beautiful, lush images of food products in layered compositions. Representations of ripe vegetables and fruit mingle with the surfaces of commercial packaging and presentation. They are abstractly seductive and open questions about our relationships to what we buy and eat.

Rego’s work is dealing with a double-edged aspect of beauty and appeal to the senses. The ripe skin of a tomato, evoked by a pleasing and carefully staged pop of saturated red may heighten our appetite to consume (in both the literal and the economic sense), but are we being fooled, do we know what we are eating?” asked Kent Place Gallery Director Ken Weathersby. “Are we OK with everything that went into the production and distribution? The skin of the vegetable likened to the skin of packaging. In both cases there are multiple purposes: attraction, defense, disguise. Patterns and gradients of subtle color surround, contain and mingle with the shapes and logos, supporting and enhancing the elegance of the compositions, and simultaneously evoking grids or graphs. The patterns can become almost hallucinatory as they expand across the surfaces of her paintings.

Exhibit runs from September 8 - October 3, 2016





Group Exhibition at Glenlily Grounds, Newburgh, NY

I will be showing new sculpture at Glenlily Grounds, an annual outdoor exhibition that is part of the Newburgh Open Studio weekend






Real Good at Westchester Community College, Center for Digital Arts

For my latest solo show, I got the opportunity to expand my digital collage portfolio with the use of CDA's fantastic printing facilities. Images from the show can be viewed here





August Art Festival, hosted by Women's Studio Workshop

I have been invited to create a public sculpture on the Walkill Valley Rail Trail in Rosendale, NY! There are many wonderful films and performances happening throughout the festival as well:






Works on Paper at John Davis Gallery, May 30 - June 21, 2015

I am pleased to be showing some recent works on paper at John Davis Gallery in Hudson, NY. Opening reception: Saturday, May 30, 6-8pm





A Little Bit of Local Press in the Almanac Weekly

I love living in the supportive, tight-knit community of Rosendale, NY. I had great time volunteering for The Women's Studio Workshop's 2015 Chili Bowl Fiesta.



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