The Dedee Shattuck Gallery is pleased to present the works of
Jean Blackburn, Daniel Clayman, Peter Diepenbrock, Zaria Forman, David Molesky, and Didi Suydam.
Jean Blackburn is a professor at Rhode School of Design. She has an MFA in painting from Yale University and a BFA in painting and design from RISD. She has exhibited extensively in New York City and throughout the United States, most recently at Rafius Fane Gallery in Boston. Her work addresses the dynamic interplay between domestic objects, experience, and meaning.
Daniel Clayman lives and works in Providence, Rhode Island. He has taught at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Rhode Island School of Design, and Penland School of Crafts. He has exhibited at galleries and museums internationally, including the Corning Museum of Glass, The de Young Museum, The Fuller Craft Museum, and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Le Musée-Atelier du Verre de Sars-Poterie in France, and the Museum of Art in Fukui, Japan, among many others.
Peter Diepenbrock is a graduate and professor of Rhode Island School of Design. He develops site-specific large-scale sculptures and wall pieces that address organic geometry and relationship between movement and stasis. His work has been exhibited at the RISD Museum, the Fuller Craft Museum, and the Museum of American Design among other galleries and museums. Diepenbrock also created the Rhode Island State Memorial to the victims of September 11th.
Zaria Forman’s drawings convey the urgency of climate change by connecting people to the beauty of remote landscapes. Recently, she participated in Banksy’s Dismaland, had a solo exhibition at Winston Wächter Fine Art in New York City, and attended an artist residency in Antarctica aboard the National Geographic Explorer. Forman delivered a TEDTalk that aired on PBS, and is featured on TED.com. She recently flew over Antarctica with NASA's Operation IceBridge, the largest airborne survey of Earth's Polar ice. She has spoken at Harvard University’s Center for the Environment, where her drawings are exhibited for the 2017 academic year. Forman’s works have appeared in National Geographic, Smithsonian Magazine, the Wall Street Journal and The Huffington Post.
David Molesky has shown paintings at Baltimore Museum of Art, Pasinger Fabrik in Germany, Casa Dell’Architettura in Italy, and Telemarksgaleriet in Norway. Molesky’s paintings are in the permanent collections of museums in Europe, Asia, and the US, including the Long Beach Museum of Art. He is the recipient of artist residencies through the Morris Graves Foundation, California; Fine Art Base, California; and the Fundacja Nakielska, Poland. Molesky and his paintings have been featured inthe LA Times, The Washington Post, New American Painting, Hi-Fructose, and Juxtapoz, among others.
Didi Suydam received her BFA from Rhode School of Design. She has received several awards including the DeBeers Diamond Design Award, and fellowships in Craft from The National Endowment for the Arts and the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts. In 2000 and 2004, she was awarded the RISCA Fellowship in Design. She has been published in various books and magazines on American jewelers and design, and has been featured in Vogue, Harper's Bazaar and the New York Times' "Fashion of the Times".