This exhibition, one of the highlights of Silvermine Arts Center’s yearlong centennial celebration, commemorates the organization’s many past achievements by looking forward. Lilly Wei has asked artists to submit (remarkable, original) projects in any medium, stylistic mode, or genre that reflect their vision of what that future might look like, how it might be manifested.

Curator

Lilly Wei

Lilly is a New York-based independent curator, critic and journalist whose area of interest is global contemporary art and, in particular, emerging art and artists. Her writings and interviews have... More »
Lilly is a New York-based independent curator, critic and journalist whose area of interest is global contemporary art and, in particular, emerging art and artists. Her writings and interviews have appeared in dozens of publications world-wide and she is a longtime contributor to Art in America and a contributing editor at ARTnews in the United States. The author of numerous catalogue essays and monographs, Wei has curated exhibitions in the United States, Europe and Asia. In addition, she lectures frequently on critical and curatorial practices and sits on the board of several not-for-profit art institutions and organizations, as well as their advisory councils. She has been a visiting critic at many art institutions across the country and serves frequently on juries and selection committees and panels, including the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs Percent for Art Program and the Metropolitan Transit Authority Subway Arts & Transit program. She has an MA in art history from Columbia University, New York.... Less »
Exhibiting Artists
AI v.3 (Gen1)

Kamal Al Mansour

Hampton, VA
AI v.3 (Gen1)
charcoal, fabric, found objects, metal, paper, assemblage on paper
51 x 53 x 2 in
$18,000
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Summer Ice

Leslie Alexander

Old Lyme, CT
Summer Ice
pigment ink on canvas
36 x 48 x 1 in
$5,000
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Coastal

Sarah Balcombe

Greenwich, CT
Coastal
oil, acrylic, charcoal on canvas
36 x 36 x 1.5 in
$2,900
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Concept for the Relocation of Miami Beach

Brandin Barón

San Francisco, CA
Concept for the Relocation of Miami Beach
collage, digital illustration on cut paper, enamel, acrylic, watercolor, ink, graphite, chalk pastel, mica flakes on paper
17 x 21 x 1 in
$800
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Transfiguration

Pat Bega

Shelburne Falls, MA
Transfiguration
paper, cardboard, acrylic
30 x 60 x 13 and 26 x 48 x 10 in
$17,500
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Cairo Cowboy

Mark Behnam

Brooklyn, NY
Cairo Cowboy
acrylic paint on stretched canvas
48 x 48 x 1.5 in
$4,500
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Sideways Bird

Miriam Bisceglia

Red Bank, NJ
Sideways Bird
oil and enamel on canvas
50 x 33 in
$3,500
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Clear Cut

Susan Bradley

Collinsville, CT
Clear Cut
oil on canvas
36 x 36 in
$1,200
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Caribbean Reef Remnant 1

Nancy Breakstone

Westport, CT
Caribbean Reef Remnant 1
photograph on archival paper, under plexiglass
14 x 11 x 1 in
$225
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Caribbean Reef Remnant 3

Nancy Breakstone

Westport, CT
Caribbean Reef Remnant 3
photograph on archival paper, under plexiglass
14 x 11 x 1 in
$225
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Distill

Scott Bricher

South Kent, CT
Distill
monotype
24 x 18 in
$1,400
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Transcend

Scott Bricher

South Kent, CT
Transcend
monotype
24 x 18 in
$1,400
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Three Little Birds Hang By My Doorstep (The Happy War)

Christopher Brown

Watertown, CT
Three Little Birds Hang By My Doorstep (The Happy War)
oil on stretched canvas.
66 x 48 x 1.5 in
$15,000
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The Holiness in the Ordinary

Janine Brown

Fairfield, CT
The Holiness in the Ordinary
3 channel video projection, time: 1:20:31
$8,000
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Traffic

Deborah Buck

New York, NY
Traffic
acrylic, pastel and ink on paper
51 x 45 x 2 in
$6,800
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The Wolf at the Door

Helen Cantrell

Old Lyme, CT
The Wolf at the Door
oil on canvas
40 x 40 x 2 in
$4,500
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Lexicon No 19

Phyllis Crowley

New Haven, CT
Lexicon No 19
archival pigment print
26.7 x 20 in
$900
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God's Favorite

Carmen DeCristo

Brooklyn, NY
God's Favorite
archival inkjet print
12 x 10 x 1 in
$400
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Pieta

Carmen DeCristo

Brooklyn, NY
Pieta
archival inkjet print
15 x 13 x 1 in
$600
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Portal

Elysa DeMartini

Stamford, CT
Portal
yarn, metal
64 x 16 x 1 in
$1,500
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Of Blood and Bone

Elysa DeMartini

Stamford, CT
Of Blood and Bone
yarn, (fish vertebrae) bone
46 x 10 x 1 in
$800
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Meandering Markers of Murmurs

Tielin Ding

New York City, NY
Meandering Markers of Murmurs
archival pigment print, branch, latex paint, raincoat
85 x 50 x 15 in
$1,600
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Meet Me Half Way

Catherine Chun Hua Dong

Montreal, Canada
Meet Me Half Way
four channel VR video, 4K, sound, 3 editions + 1 AR, 7 minutes
$20,000
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Breaking Through

Laure Dunne

Norwalk, CT
Breaking Through
pigment photo print
10 x 15 inch in
$350
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Beyond

June Farnham

Ossining, NY
Beyond
acrylic on canvas
36 x 48 x 1.5 in
$2,400
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Misremembered Memory 1

Barbara Font

Bellerose, NY
Misremembered Memory 1
digital composite photography, inkjet on satin paper
12 x 18 in
$150
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Misremembered Memory 3

Barbara Font

Bellerose, NY
Misremembered Memory 3
digital composite photography, inkjet on satin paper
12 x 18 in
$150
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Tear (nature cries from human destruction)

Donna Forma

Southport, CT
Tear (nature cries from human destruction)
assorted roots, all wired together
96 to any room height x 18 x 18 in
$15,000
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Root

Julia Forrest

Brooklyn, NY
Root
archival inkjet print
16 x 20 in
$875
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They had less but gave more

Matilda Forsberg

Maplewood, NJ
They had less but gave more
acrylic on canvas
16 x 20 in
$600
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Dumpsters 1

Ron Garofalo

Bergenfield, NJ
Dumpsters 1
dye-sub photo on metal
12.5 x 12.5 in
$1,000
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Dumpsters 4

Ron Garofalo

Bergenfield, NJ
Dumpsters 4
dye-sub photo on metal
12.5 x 12.5 in
$1,000
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Not A Piece of Cake

Lois Goglia

Cheshire, CT
Not A Piece of Cake
styrofoam, gesso, paints, tacks, rope, oil sticks, candle, syringe, paints, corrugated board
5 x 14 x 14 in
$4,000
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Land mass

Andrew Huff

Hastings on Hudson, NY
Land mass
gouache on board
9 x 6 x .25 in
$2,400
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Mound

Andrew Huff

Hastings on Hudson, NY
Mound
gouache on board
6 x 9 x .25 in
$2,400
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Edge of Becoming

Reneé Hughes

Simsbury, CT
Edge of Becoming
acrylic and graphite on panel
24 x 24 x 2 in
$1,500
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White, Yellow, Red, Black, Human.

Ning Jia

Woodbridge, CT
White, Yellow, Red, Black, Human.
oil and marker on panel
24 x 36 x 2.5 in
$4,000
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From The Trees 2

Erica Licea-Kane

Arlington, MA
From The Trees 2
acrylic pigment, acrylic medium, pom poms, collage
12 x 17 x 5 in
$1,850
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From The Trees 3

Erica Licea-Kane

Arlington, MA
From The Trees 3
acrylic pigment, acrylic medium, pom poms, collage
15 x 12 x .5 in
$1,850
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Dancing Lights, Friday Night, Igloos Make Eating Alright

Julie O'Connor

Weston, CT
Dancing Lights, Friday Night, Igloos Make Eating Alright
digital archival photograph sublimated to aluminum
21.5 x 16 in
$350
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Open Seven Days

Gina Randazzo

New York, NY
Open Seven Days
archival pigment print
17 x 21 in
$250
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Let It Wave

ReBeL ReBeL

New Canaan, CT
Let It Wave
giclee photographic print
24 x 30 in
$1,776
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Purple Fiesta: Baggage Cart

Theda Sandiford

Union City, NJ
Purple Fiesta: Baggage Cart
mixed media sculpture
41 x 27 x 42 in
$10,000
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Naturally Natural #85

Xiaojing Yan

Toronto, Canada
Naturally Natural #85
Chinese ink, acrylic on yupo paper
$7,500
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Naturally Natural #86

Xiaojing Yan

Toronto, Canada
Naturally Natural #86
Chinese ink, acrylic on yupo paper
$7,500
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Untitled 8019, 2020, from Semaphore Project

Torrance York

New Canaan, CT
Untitled 8019, 2020, from Semaphore Project
archival pigment print, edition of 3, 1 AP
24 x 24 in
$3,000
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