Open Lab Artists Announced

Jin Joo Chae

Jin Joo Chae works with prints, sculpture and installation to question spatial materiality and malleability.  Her processes examine architectural space to engage in lyrical dialogue and gestural abstractions.  Chae was born in Seoul, Korea in 1981 and received her BFA from Hongik University.  She is currently pursuing her MFA at Columbia University and lives and works in New York City.

Scott Fitzgerald

Scott Fitzgerald is an artist and educator who uses his work as a tool for teaching and exploration. He examines how culture and technology influence each other, and how spaces can be altered through environmental manipulation. He received a Masters from NYU’s ITP, where he currently teaches Physical Computing. From 2007-2010, Scott worked with the audio art research group Locus Sonus. In 2011 he and Vibeke Jensen completed a permanent installation at the University of Oslo, “Trigger.” He runs workshops on using technology in the arts and works on documentation of the open source Arduino platform.

Hudson Lines

Hudson Lines works across various visual media, including photography, film, and sculpture. His work explores the language of material, from found objects and historical footage to more traditional raw materials. Through reinterpretations of context, technique, and source, Lines examines the evolving conflict between past and present and seeks to ask new questions and discover new obsessions in form and aesthetic relationships. His recent work was exhibited in the show “Everything is Index” at Invisible Dog. Lines has studied at The Art Students League of New York. He lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Francesca Padron

Francesca Padron is an Artist living and working in New York City. She was born in Miami, FL. Passionate about art and creating from an young age, painting only seemed natural when moving to New York at 21. Studying and working in the fashion industry, she became more interested in painting. In 2011 she had her first group show at Orchard Windows, which inspired her to continue creating art. Her work can be described as Abstract Expressionism. Growing up in a very spiritual home has been a huge influence over Francesca’s new series, which is inspired by the energy and vibrations of people.

Gabriel J. Shuldiner

falling somewhere between the minimal, conceptual, abstract + absurd, Gabriel J. Shuldiner links multiple layers of the physical with the recurring themes,  disparate associations + elusive content that form + inform the ever expanding black void from which his work emerges. Gabriel J. Shuldiner was born + raised, lives + works in manhattan, new york city. He holds an MFA from Parsons the new school for design in painting + sculpture [2009] + was selected by the Bronx Museum of the Arts for their artist in the marketplace emerging artist program [2010-2011]. Most recently, Gabriel was awarded a two-year residency at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, where he currently maintains a studio.

Jeremy Zierau

Jeremy Zierau is a 26-year-old artist from Ronkonkoma, NY.  While in the studio, Jeremy tends to utilize terrible movies as inspiration and works with any materials that give him the impression that they need to be used.  He routinely works with elements of communication and mathematics. While finishing up his final semester at The Cooper Union School of Art, Jeremy has been working full time as a Graphic Designer and has been maintaining an Archivist of outdated media formats.  He currently has a collection of over 8000 titles.