2016 Factory Installed @ 1414 Monterey Street


2016 Factory Installed @ 1414 Monterey Street

May 20, 2016 - February 12, 2017   


Opening Reception | May 20 6-8pm


Artists created new room-sized installations that demonstrate a uniquely different approach to the creative process.


                                   PARTICIPATING ARTISTS | PART I


David Bowen’s work explores the interaction of natural, mechanical and digital systems. He creates mechanisms that produce drawings, sounds and responses to inputs from the natural environment. He received his MFA from the University of Minnesota, has shown his work throughout the world and has been featured in numerous national and international publications. He is currently an Associate Professor of Sculpture and Physical Computing at the University of Minnesota, Duluth


Kevin Clancy is an interdisciplinary artist who creates accumulative process-based installations, participatory experiences and nomadic social spaces that provide momentary glimpses into utopic possibilities. He has exhibited work at Keleketla! Library, Johannesburg; VIVO Media Arts Centre, Vancouver; Flux Factory, New York; The Children's Museum, Pittsburgh; ILLUMINUS, Boston; and Mobius, Boston. He holds a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. He has been awarded the Morton R. Godine Travel Fellowship, an Opportunity Grant from the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council, and the Renna Arts Scholarship from the National Endowment for the Arts.


Dublin-based Wendy Judge’s installations explore armchair travel and journeys never taken. She studied at Dun Laoghaire College of Art and Design, Dublin and the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York. She has exhibited her work throughout Ireland and the UK, including the National Gallery of Ireland, and the Tate Modern, London; and internationally at Rawson Projects, Brooklyn, and CSV Center, New York.


Lauren Kalman uses contemporary craft, video, photography and performance to investigate beauty, adornment, body image and consumer culture. She holds a MFA from the Ohio State University. She has held numerous residencies and exhibited throughout the United States and internationally, including at the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum; Contemporary Arts Museum Houston; and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Her video work has also been screened at international film festivals. She is an Assistant Professor at Wayne State University, Detroit.


Generous support for Factory Installed is provided by ARAD, an Anonymous Donor, the Benter Foundation, Culture Ireland, Foster Charitable Trust, The Heinz Endowments, National Endowment for the Arts, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and the Roy A. Hunt Foundation. With special thanks to the Mattress Factory Board of Directors and museum members.


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David Bowen, "SPACEJUNK," 2016