EXHIBITION DATES: May 24 - June 24, 2017
OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, May 27 at 6 PM - 9 PM
Fort Works art presents Tropism, a solo exhibition by internationally renowned artist, Crystal Wagner. Crystal Wagner is a cut paper and installation artist based in Philadelphia, PA. SHe received her MFA from the University of Tennessee in 2008, her BFA from Atlanta College of Art in 2004, and her AFA from Keystone College in 2002. She is represented by Hashimoto Contemporary, San Fransisco, CA.
Wagner’s interest in combining 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional forms, alternative use of materials, and hybrid approaches to printmaking, and massive site-specific installations, have led to her artwork being exhibited extensively in the U.S. and abroad. Her most recent commissions include large-scale installations for the Flaming Lips, NIKE, and most recently a 117 ft. piece for the Viacom headquarters in Times Square.
Currently you can find countless features on her work: New York Times, Architectural Digest, Artnet, Hi Fructose, Juxtapoz Magazine, Arrestedmotion.com, ArtAttacks Online, Art& Science Journal, Inspir3d.com, Complex Art & Design Magazine, Crome Yellow Magazine, Catapult Art Magazine, My Modern Met, Beautiful Decay Magazine and many more. Recently she was the recipient of an Awesome Without Borders, Awesome Foundation Art Grant and the Sculpture and Installation Category Award Winner of the SEE.ME, Art Takes Paris, international art competition. In 2015 she was awarded the highly coveted Pollock-Kasner Grant.