GHADA AMER 
GHP Resident November 21, 2016 - March 17, 2017

NEW YORK – Egyptian painter and sculptor, Ghada Amer, is our next Artist-in-Residence. Amer is a one-time Pollock-Krasner grant recipient who established the parameters of her residency in preparation for her upcoming solo exhibition at both the Jane Hartsook Gallery and Cheim & Reid. Much of Amer’s work deals with the gender and sexuality of women, reflected in her representation of female nudes in art history as ideal objects rather than as human beings endowed with sexuality and eroticism. She first and foremost addresses the ambiguous, transitory nature of the paradox that arises when searching for concrete definitions of east and west, feminine and masculine, art and craft. Through her paintings, sculptures and public garden projects, Amer is said to take traditional notions of cultural identity, abstraction and religious fundamentalism and turn them on their heads.

Ghada AmerAmer was born in 1963 in Cairo, Egypt and emigrated at age 11 to France where she began her artistic training at Villa Arson in Nice. She now lives and works in New York City, where she is represented by Cheim & Reid Gallery and has had her work presented in numerous solo and group local exhibitions at Cheim & Reid, Deitch Projects, the Whitney Museum and the Brooklyn Museum of Art among several others. Internationally, she has shown her work widely, including at Biennales in Venice and Sydney.




Greenwich House Pottery
16 Jones Street
New York, NY 10014
(212) 242-4106
pottery@greenwichhouse.org
(Note: GHP is not ADA accessible)

Studio Hours:
Sunday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday: 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday-Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
GHP STUDIOS WILL BE CLOSED SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17- MONDAY, JANUARY 1. Happy Holidays!

Jane Hartsook Gallery
Wednesday – Saturday: 
12:00 - 6:00 p.m. 
(or by appointment)
Contact: Aimee Odum

Find GH Pottery on:
 



02-Dec-2017
GHP Exhibition: Naomi Dalglish and Michael Hunt
Naomi Dalglish and Michael Hunt Decembe..
20-Dec-2017
GHP Work Pick-Up Date
Greenwich House Pottery Studios will close on Dece..
02-Jan-2018
GHP Winter Term Begins
Register Now! (https://reg129.imperisoft.com/Green..


Read the 2017-2018 Arts Catalog for a complete description of our programs and services.

About Greenwich House

Greenwich House is a registered 501 c(3) organization and a member of the United Neighborhood Houses of New York. If you are interested in learning more about the network of settlement houses and the work they do, click here

Greenwich House is proud to be a Better Business Bureau accredited charity.

Greenwich House is proud to be a Gold-level GuideStar Exchange participant, demonstrating our commitment to transparency.

Greenwich House is a proud member of FPWA. 

Greenwich House is a proud member of Behavioral Health Agencies.  

Support Greenwich House

             


Receive updates on goings on "Around the House"

Contact Greenwich House

Greenwich House Pottery 
16 Jones Street 
New York, NY 10014 
212-242-4106 
pottery@greenwichhouse.org