(2 & 3)
on Stainless Mesh
Fiedorek’s work deals with unique shapes and
Fiedorek says, “The shapes chosen, and the
methods and materials used, are such that the images
are construed to invite but also deny any fixed
The pieces are variously happy or mean,
innocent or knowing, benign or malignant, smart or
Fiedorek studied art at Columbia and Rice.
She received an NEA Mid-America Arts Alliance
fellowship in 1992.
Her large mural can be seen above the baggage
claim area at the Austin Airport. Her
exhibition at d berman gallery features ten glowing
paintings. Fiedorek has painted
shapes on a fine stainless steel screen mesh
that is then “wrinkled” and encased between sheets
of glass to create lustrous paintings that are both
reflective and translucent.
here to see more images of Fiedorek's work
Schade’s work resists both representational and
His narrative work is alive with vitality.
Schade says, “Three ideas currently interest
me in paintings.
The first is creating paintings that never
reveal their full meaning, never end in
understanding…another aspect of life that I want in
my work is unpredictability…and finally, and maybe
most importantly, I want my work to convey the
unbridled emotion and intensity of sensation that is
studied art at the University of Texas at Austin and
at Yale. He
has had a residency at the Skowhegan School and has
exhibited in Texas, Chicago and New York.
In this exhibition Schade will show a variety
of oil paintings (both representative and abstract),
and fanciful drawings of mysterious shapes with
miscellaneous human and animal appendages.
here to see more images of Schade's work