Baik Art Gallery

Our Garden Needs Its Flowers

Our Garden Needs Its Flowers | 27 June – 27 July 2024 | CHIAOZZA
Our Garden Needs Its Flowers
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Our Garden Needs Its Flowers
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Our Garden Needs Its Flowers
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Slipping Sun Sea Plunge_Acrylic on wood_23x17x2__2019
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CHIAOZZA Shrine to Nothingness (Neutral Grey, Pale Pink, Fluorescent Chartreuse) front view
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ABOUT

Adam Frezza (b.1977, Rochester, NY)
Terri Chiao (b.1981, Atlanta, GA)

CHIAOZZA is the collaborative practice of Adam Frezza & Terri Chiao. The studio explores play and craft across a range of mediums, including sculpture, painting, works on paper, installation, design, and public art. CHIAOZZA has had solo exhibitions with Wave Hill Sunroom Project Space (The Bronx, NY), Hashimoto Contemporary (New York, NY), Heron Arts (San Francisco, CA), Owen James Gallery (NYC), Long Island University (Brooklyn, NY), Casa Romantica (San Clemente, CA), Westchester Community College (Valhalla, NY), Poketo (Los Angeles, CA), Uprise Art (New York, NY), and Vox Populi (Philadelphia, PA), among others. They have installed public artworks in New York City Parks (Central Park and Tappen Park), Industry City (Brooklyn, NY), University of Florida (Gainesville, FL), Northeastern University (Boston, MA), Downtown Cleveland, OH, Downtown Houston, TX, and at Riverside Art Museum in Beijing, China. In 2017, they created an acre-spanning 32-sculpture installation at Coachella Art & Music Festival in Indio, CA.

EDUCATION

Adam Frezza
MFA, Drawing and Painting, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (2007)
PBACC, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA (2004)
BA, Studio Art, Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL (2001)

Terri Chiao
M. ARCH, Columbia University, New York, NY (2008)
BA, Architectural Studies/History of Art & Architecture, Brown University, Providence, RI (2004)

SOLO EXHIBITION
2024    Pair, Pare, Pear, Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design, Portland, ME
2023     Slow Growth, Uprise Art, New York, NY
2023    Inside Mirror, Hashimoto Contemporary, New York, NY
2022    Bouquet Paintings & Other Works, Heron Arts, San Francisco, CA
2022     Shape & Structure: Gemels, Casa Romantica, San Clemente, CA
2022     CHIAOZZA: Paper Pulp, Owen James Gallery, New York, NY
2020     Gemels, Launch F18 Viewing Room, New York, NY
2020     Color Gathers Space, Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY
2019     Cascades & Crescendos, Owen James Gallery, New York, NY
2019     CHIAOZZA, Poketo ROW DTLA, Los Angeles, CA
2018     Al Fresco à la Mode (In the Open Air with Ice Cream), CY Fiore, New York, NY
2018     Chiaozza Chapel, Cooler Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2017     CHIAOZZA : Wall Works, Owen James Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2015     Paper Islands, Long Island University Humanities Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2014     CHIAOZZA, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
2013     A Controlled Wild, Wave Hill Sunroom Project Space, Bronx, NY

INSTALLATIONS AND PUBLIC WORKS
2023     Charm Field, Somerset County Courthouse Lawn, Somerville, NJ
2023     Sprout Forest, HEJI Lightbox, Shanghai, China
2022     Whale Bone Dinner Party, Trebly Park, Houston, TX
2022     Wooden Wall Works, Google Maritime Building Cafe, Pier 57, New York, NY
2022     Scumble Lumps, Industry City, Courtyard 1/2, Brooklyn, NY
2022     Pulp Paintings, MacArthur Place, Sonoma, CA
2021     Lumpy Notes, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
2021     Up, Down, Beneath, and Around, Lincoln Lawn, Cleveland, OH
2021     Meander Mural, Harriet Tubman Supportive Housing Building, Far Rockaway, NY
2020-21 Picnic in the Treetops, installation, Hermès Ginza, Tokyo, Japan
2020     CHIAOZZA Shuffle Board, installation, Media Slopes, Deer Valley, UT
2019     Riders, installation, Hermès Geneva, Switzerland
2019     Log, Tree, Mound, installation, Wild Child, Oakland, CA
2019     Sprout Garden, Riverside Art Museum, Beijing, China
2019     Please Pass The Salt, interactive sculptures, Google’s Women Techmakers Dinner, Mountain View, CA
2019     Succulent Sundaes, installation, The Line Hotel, Los Angeles, CA
2019     The Invisible Traveler, installation, Hermès Shanghai, China
2019    Pulp Vessels and Wall Works, installation, 200 5th Avenue, New York, NY
2018    Stick Stump & The Lawn Lumps, public art installation, Tappen Park, Staten Island, NY
2018    Cherry Stalk Leg Lump, outdoor sculpture, Southampton, NY
2018    CHIAOZZA x Nike Epic React, installation, Nike Flatiron, New York, NY
2017     Chiaozza Zen Garden, outdoor sculptures, Industry City, Brooklyn, NY
2017     Exquisite Plants, public art installation, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY
2017     Sea Paddles, outdoor sculptures, Central Park, New York, NY
2017     Chiaozza Garden, outdoor installation, Coachella Music & Arts Festival, Coachella Valley, CA
2017     Suspended Confetti, collaboration with Alex Proba, installation, Canal Street Market, New York, NY
2016     Puddle Lumps, outdoor sculpture, The Ashland, Brooklyn, NY
2016     Greenhouse Theater, floating art pavilion for Swale, Hudson River, NY
2016     Pattern Field, mural, Affordable Art Fair, Uprise Art, New York, NY
2015     Cairn, public sculpture, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2015     Puddle Platforms, play structure, Villa Lena, Palaia, Italy
2015     Fake Spring, installation, Coming Soon, New York, NY
2014     Projection Hut, interactive media pavilion, Eco-Hacker Build, Catskills, NY
2013     Willow Hut, temporary pavilion, The School of Making Thinking, Catskills, NY
2012     A House for a Forest, interactive web installation, Parallelograms.info
2009-    A Cabin in a Loft, on-going installation, Brooklyn, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITION
2024    Cosmic Bloom, Hashimoto Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
2024    Eternal Flame, Fredericks & Mae, New York, NY
2023    Dreamhouses, Fort Makers, online exhibition
2022    Embodiment, Heron Arts, San Francisco, CA
2022    Potluck, Hashimoto Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
2022    Lush, Hashimoto Contemporary, New York, NY
2021    For Folk’s Sake!, American Folk Art Museum, New York, NY
2021    Supergroup 2, Superhouse, New York, NY
2021    Cow Parade, Hudson Yards, New York, NY
2021    Friends & Family, Launch F18, Putnam Park, Peterborough, NH
2021    Vessel, Hashimoto Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
2021    Post Painterly Now, Sugarlift, New York, NY
2021    Make Arrangements, Uprise Art, New York, NY
2021    Art Basil, VSOP Projects x Treiber Farms, Peconic, NY
2021    Jardín Espacial, AGO Projects, Mexico City, Mexico
2021    Goodnight House, Fort Makers, New York, NY
2021    Broom Show, Cooler Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2021    Launch F18: 10 Years, Launch F18, New York, NY
2021    I Love You Too, Gaotai Gallery, Xinjiang, China
2020    Four Rooms 3, VSOP Projects, Greenport, NY
2020    Kismet, Monaco, St. Louis, MO
2020    The Sun Also Rises, Owen James Gallery, New York, NY
2020    Don’t Try This At Home, Antilia Gallery, virtual exhibition
2019    Trunk Show, Owen James Gallery, New York, NY
2019    Continuous Regeneration, Columbia Circle, Shanghai, China
2019    The Long and The Short Of It, Fredericks & Mae, Brooklyn, NY
2019    A Body Awaits, Cooler Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2019    Future Starts Slow, Launch F18, New York, NY
2019    Continuous Refle(a)ction, Riverside Art Museum, Beijing, China
2019    Inside/Out, The William Vale, Brooklyn, NY
2019    The Stoop, Cooler Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2019    Pulp + Process, Society of Arts + Crafts, Boston, MA
2019    Art on Paper, Owen James Gallery, New York, NY
2019    Art on Paper, VSOP Projects, New York, NY
2018-2019    Home Futures: Living in Yesterday’s Tomorrow, Design Museum, London
2018    Urns, Cooler Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2018    About Face, Fredericks & Mae, Brooklyn, NY
2018    FL/NY, Usagi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2018    The Clown Show, Elephant Gallery, Nashville, TN
2018    Pocket Object, Juice Box Gallery, Kansas City, MO
2018    Materiality Leading Design, VSOP Projects, Greenport, NY
2018    Art on Paper, Sugarlift, New York, NY
2018    Let It Grow, Wave Pool Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2018    In Search Of, VSOP Projects, Greenport, NY
2017    Small Moments, Brilliant Champions, Brooklyn, NY
2017    Material Matters: Contemporary Art Meets Frank Lloyd Wright, Organized by Silvermine Arts Center, Petra Island, NY
2017    Call & Response, Wave Hill Glyndor Gallery, The Bronx, NY
2017    Plant Patterns, The Arsenal Gallery in Central Park, New York, NY
2017    Bluff Projects, Hero Beach Club, Montauk, NY
2017    Maker, Maker, Children’s Museum of the Arts, New York, NY
2017    Piles, Stacks, Lumps & Mounds, Canal Street Market x Sight Unseen, New York, NY
2017    Flags, Ace Hotel x Objectify 139, Los Angeles, CA
2017    Art on Paper, Uprise Art, New York, NY
2017    Work By Pairs, Distillery Gallery, Boston, MA
2017    Flash Me, Cooler Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2016    Lit, Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred University, Alfred, NY
2016    The Plant Show, 99¢ Plus Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2016    Someplace Elsewhere, Gallery Protocol, Gainesville, FL
2016    Vitamin C(ollage), Rabbit Hole Studio, Brooklyn, NY
2016    Formulations, Owen James Gallery at Sculpture Space, Queens, NY
2016    NYCxSKYMALL, Wintercheck Factory, Brooklyn, NY
2016    Void + Collapse, Chloe Curtis, New York, NY
2016    Thing One Thing Two, One Grand Gallery, Portland, OR
2016    Permeate the House, The Hollows, Brooklyn, NY
2016    Art on Paper, Owen James Gallery, New York, NY
2015    Excerpts from Paper Islands, Miami Projects, Uprise Art, Miami, FL
2015    Products of the Playful, Art + Method, Brooklyn, NY
2015    Into The Woods, Morris-Warren Gallery, New York, NY
2015    Published by the Artist, International Print Center, New York, NY
2015    Materials / Abstraction, Owen James Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2015    Curious Mediums, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA
2015    Winter’s Garden, Silvermine Arts Center, New Canaan, CT
2014    Design in Full Colour, Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2014    Ashen Branches, Vibrant Keys, Wayfarers, Brooklyn, NY
2014    Boxes Lost in Circulation, Flushing Town Hall, Queens, NY
2014    Stone Show, KIOSK, New York, NY
2014    Over the Edge: Paperworks Unbound, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
2014    Hang Ten Heat Wave, The Bakery, Brooklyn, NY
2014    Plant Shop, SightUnseen OFFSITE, New York, NY
2013    Ransom, Wayfarers, Brooklyn, NY
2013    WAH Bridges Bushwick, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
2013    Wrap Around Two, ARENA@Suite 806, 89 Fifth Ave., New York, NY
2013    Birdhouses, Wharton Esherick Museum, Paoli, PA
2013    Another New York, Artbridge, Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY
2013    Atmospheric Pressure, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
2013    Making Room, Museum of the City of New York, NY
2012    Objects by Architects, Keller Gallery, MIT, Cambridge, MA
2011    Faraway Neighbor, Flux Factory, Queens, NY,
2011    Museum All-Over, Raccolte Frugone Museum, Genoa, Italy
2011    Little Wonder, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland

ARTIST BOOKS
2020    Exquisite Plants, CHIAOZZA, Hato Press
2019    Man With Amoeba, CHIAOZZA, Little Big Time Press
2016    Blocks Blocks Blocks, CHIAOZZA, Hato Press
2016    Lump Nubbin Coloring Book, CHIAOZZA, TXT Books

AWARDS & HONORS
Children’s Museum of the Arts, Benefit Auction, Guest Curators, New York, NY (2018)
Art in the Parks: UNIQLO Park Expressions Grant (2018)
Curtis Gates Lloyd Research Fellowship, Lloyd Library, Cincinnati, OH (2016)
NYSCA Finishing Funds Grant (2015)
Puffin Foundation Grant (2015)
American Design Hot List, Sight Unseen, New York, NY (2014)
Visiting Scholars, Pratt Institute Ceramics Department, Brooklyn, NY (2014)
Hot Picks, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY (2014)
BRIC Media Arts Fellowship, Brooklyn, NY (2014)
Brooklyn Community Supported Arts + Design, Brooklyn, NY (2013)
The Viewing Program, The Drawing Center, New York, NY (2009)
NYSCA Independent Project Grant in Architecture, Planning, and Design (2008)

RESIDENCIES
MacArthur Place x Uprise Art Artist Residency, Sonoma, CA (2021)
Cooler Ranch, Treiber Farms, Southold, NY (2019)
Shell House Arts, Roxbury, NY (2018)
Villa Lena, Tuscany, Italy (2015)
Kökarkultur, Kökar, Finland (2014)
Starry Night Retreat, Truth or Consequences, NM (2014)
The School of Making Thinking, DeLancey, NY (2013)
George Rickey Residency, The Corporation of Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY (2009, AF)
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT (2009, AF)
Keyholder Residency, Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY (2008, AF)

INVITED WORKSHOPS & LECTURES
Google Visual Design Summit (2023)
Google Artists-in-Residence Workshop (2023)
Uprise Art, New York, NY (2023)
Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA (2021)
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI (2021)
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA (2020)
California State University, Long Beach, CA (2020, 2021, 2023)
People in Places 003: On Intimacy (2020)
Studio to the Streets, LAND Studio, Cleveland, OH (2019)
University of Toronto, Daniels School of Architecture, Toronto, Canada (2019)
Children’s Museum of the Arts, Family Day, New York, NY (2018)
SUNY Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY (2018)
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY (2017)
The Arsenal Gallery, Central Park, New York, NY (2017)
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, New York, NY (2016)
Families Who Create, The Brooklyn Cottage, Brooklyn, NY (2016)
Lloyd Library, Cincinnati, OH (2016)
Free Arts: Parents & Children Together, New York, NY (2016)
Group Under: Salon, Brooklyn, NY (2015)
The Last Weekend, Catskills, NY (2014)
Ceramics Department, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn (2014)
Kökar Grundskola, Kökar, Finland (2014)
Eco-Hacker Build, Catskills, NY (2014)
High School Fellows Workshop, Arts in Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY (2014)
Family Art Project, Wave Hill, The Bronx, NY (2014, 2017)