Curator Leo Kuelbs has presented dozens of artistic events around the world. Public art, luxury marketing, video art and multi-city programs are all part of Mr. Kuelbs’ internationally recognized practice. This combination of endeavors has garnered publicity in publications great (Vogue.de/Interview.de) and small (dozens of blogs in NYC and Europe).
Mr. Kuelbs focuses on collaborative projects with an emphasis on conceptual infrastructure, approaching projects from multiple angles and perspectives. As a founding member and of 3_Search, Inc. as well as the driving force behind the Leo Kuelbs Collection, Mr. Kuelbs is poised to continue the development of this multi-perspective practice.
Recent mapping-related shows include “Blueprints and Perspectives” (Dallas, Texas, 2013), “Illuminated Ops” (Washington D.C. 2013) “Codex Dynamic” presented on the Manhattan Bridge in 2012, as well as “The Expanding Universe” and “Divine Coalescence” for Dom Perignon. Gallery shows including “The Decelerator,” as well as “A Wake” have appeared in multiple cities between 2011 and 2014.
Upcoming events include: “The Diamond Sky,” in Spring of 2014, NYC, as well as “Submerged!,” which opens in Budapest and NYC also Spring of 2014, and “Reflective/Perspective,” opening October in Frankfurt.
More information: leokuelbscollection.com
Karl Erickson an artist whose interests include motivational language, transcendental experiences, science-fiction, raves, repetition and counter-cultures. His primary media are video, posters, collage and latch-hook rugs and pillows. In 2013 he has been an artist in residence at The Arctic Circle and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Swing Space Residency on Governor’s Island. Recent exhibitions include at “Andrew Falkowski and Karl Erickson: Architecture and Morality” at the Suburban, Oak Park, IL, “A Study in Midwestern Appropriation” at the Hyde Park Art Center, curated by Michelle Grabner. His videos have been and will be part of screenings at Creon Gallery in New York and Parsons Hall Project Space in Holyoke, MA. He received his MFA from California Institute of the Arts and his BFA from Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.
Erickson has curated exhibitions and projects at Dumbo Arts Center,Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art, Los Angeles Contemporary exhibitions and other venues. For more information, please visit www.KarlHugoErickson.com