Seed Space / 1201 4th Ave. S., Suite 117 August 5, 2017 - September 23, 2017

Demetrius Oliver

Demetrius Oliver: Aeriform

August 5 - September 23, 2017

Public Q&A Forum (moderated by Nikoo Paydar, Assistant Curator, Fisk University Galleries): August 5 at 2:00pm located at the Track One Silo Room - 1201 4th Ave. S. (Suite 128)

Opening Reception: August 5 from 7:00pm - 10:00pm

New York based artist Demetrius Oliver will seal the gallery of Seed Space with storm shutters preventing entry into the exhibition. The show will be punctuated with artwork that observes the atmospheric properties of the location. For the last decade Oliver has become known for creating improvisatory, site-specific installations using photography, sculpture and video to evoke natural phenomena.

Demetrius Oliver received his BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design, his MFA from the University of Pennsylvania, and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. His work has been exhibited widely, with solo exhibitions at the Print Center, Henry Art Gallery, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston; High Line, Inman Gallery, D’Amelio Terras, and P.S. 1/MoMA. Group exhibitions include MASS MoCA, The Renaissance Society, The Studio Museum of Harlem, Marian Boesky Gallery, Roberts & Tilton, Acme, and Sotheby’s S|2 gallery. He currently resides in New York City.