Curated by Andy Rosenwald
NovemBER 7 – DecEMBER 1
Sicko is a solo exhibition of works in diverse media by Sarah Lewiecki, curated by Andy Rosenwald as part of the gallery’s STARTyourself program. The exhibition examines Lewiecki’s dual experiences: that of her personal identity, and as a demographic member of the millennial generation. Sicko deals with questions of the subversive on many levels. Showing work across media from Lewiecki’s artistic approach – painting, sculpture, collage – the exhibition uses an
Sarah Lewiecki is a senior Studio Art and Philosophy double-major from Essex, Massachusetts. She has been painting since she was a child but has embraced other media as her practice has developed. She uses her work to question of the nature of reality and definitions of normal, informing her art with her experiences as a twin and a social outsider hiding behind “a facade of normality.” Lewiecki grew up with a “contentious relationship with God and the church”, and maintains a skeptical position on religion even as she explores its imagery in her work. She has shown in several collaborative exhibitions at START before, but this is her first solo exhibition. She has worked at Arcade Gallery in London and La Veronica in Sicily, Italy.
Andy Rosenwald is a senior Art History major from Baltimore, Maryland. He is particularly interested in the future of art and “diving into the conceptual.” His undergraduate curatorial experience includes an exhibition at the Sawtooth School for Visual Art and a guerilla gallery in his junior-year dorm. He has also worked with the art advisory firm Flow Advisory, Jacob Lewis Gallery, Sikkema Jenkins and Co., and the Media Lab at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.