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Carole Silverstein

Carole Silverstein is a Los Angeles based artist who has exhibited in galleries and alternative venues throughout the US, including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Portland, and San Francisco. In 2015 she showed at the 56th Venice Biennale in an exhibit entitled “We Must Risk Delight: 20 Artists from Los Angeles” at the Magazzino del Sale, Venice Italy. Additionally, her work was featured in an exhibit which traveled to London, Paris, Berlin, Manila, Capetown, and Johannesburg. She received her MFA from Queens College, CUNY and her BFA from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, with additional study at the International School of Art in Montecastello di Vibio, Italy.

In 2000, a book collaboration of her collages and the poetry of Jim Henderson was published entitled “Clearly These Clouds”. Her artworks are in the permanent collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Citibank, Art in US Embassies (US Embassy Djibouti), Art for Healing, The Salser Collection, and numerous private collections. She lives with her husband and son in Los Angeles.

Books mentioned in the interview are Rebecca Solnit’s Orwell’s Roses and Eckhart Tolle’s The Power of Now.

Solo show at Nancy Toomey Fine Art, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco. Includes installation elements of silver tape floor drawings and satin & sequin fabrics running along the borders of the gallery floor.
touching the constellations, 40” x 36”, Acrylic Ink on Mylar
she wears her potency as ornaments, 58” x 42 1/2”, Acrylic Ink on Mylar

 

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  1. […] Carole Silverstein joined us in late December 2021 as she was closing a solo show. Titled She Wears Her Potency as Ornaments (the Garden), the exhibition consisted of art made during lockdown. Her previous show closed two weeks early when things locked down, and during that time Silverstein felt a lot of despair and anxiety. This led her to create a series of small drawings that evolved and became the body of work for her exhibition. Neighborhood walks, a crucial part of her well-being during this time, served as considerable inspiration for these works. To hear more about that series/exhibition as well as Silverstein’s other work, listen to the complete interview. […]

  2. […] Carole Silverstein joined us in late December 2021 as she was closing a solo show. Titled She Wears Her Potency as Ornaments (the Garden), the exhibition consisted of art made during lockdown. Her previous show closed two weeks early when things locked down, and during that time Silverstein felt a lot of despair and anxiety. This led her to create a series of small drawings that evolved and became the body of work for her exhibition. Neighborhood walks, a crucial part of her well-being during this time, served as considerable inspiration for these works. To hear more about that series/exhibition as well as Silverstein’s other work, listen to the complete interview. […]

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