Selections from the JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey Collection II is presented by the Minneapolis office of Ascent Private Capital Management of U.S. Bank. This exhibition is curated by Tricia Heuring, a Minneapolis-based independent curator invested in continuing study of the collection through a SYZYGY curatorial residency and Jerome Foundation travel study Continue reading
Please join us at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards, CO for “Art, a Matter of Mind” with JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey, Mardee Goff and Flux. More information and tickets can be found here.
The full color brochure from the Word Dance exhibition can be downloaded as a PDF from the link below: Word Dance: Selections from the Collection of JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey Brochure
PAFA MFA Student Elizabeth Ayerle describes a visit to the SYZYGY studio. “We were asked to formulate a written and visual response to the piece we chose. We each made a 10 pieces series as a reaction. I chose The Cartoon Network & From the Center by Lori Ellison.” https://elizabethayerle.wordpress.com/2015/07/22/syzygy-joann-gonzalez-hickey-collection/
Students curate ‘Rock, Paper, Scissors’ exhibit at PAFA STORY WRITTEN BY TARA LYNN JOHNSON For Digital First Media Rock crushes scissors, paper covers rock, and scissors cut paper, making some losers if they play that childhood game. But in the “Rock, Paper, Scissors: Drawn from the JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey Collection” Continue reading
2005-2015 Yearlong Celebration PLACE Installation conceived by Agata Jastrzabek Place When I think of a place, I think of an atmospheric density versus an atmospheric void of space. Grandmother’s kitchen filled with scents of a plum cake, home, a meeting point of two lovers are a place. An airport, Continue reading
Rock, Paper, Scissors: Drawn from the JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey Collection May 15 – November 1, 2015 Location: Richard C. von Hess Foundation Works on Paper Gallery, Historic Landmark Building Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA What is drawing? While seemingly straightforward, the potential answers to Continue reading
The JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey collection celebrates its 10 year anniversary in 2015. Special events to be announced.
Syzygy was a supporter of the artist workshop residency Abubuya in the Beni region of Bolivia in November 2014. Elizabeth Tenenbaum, Director of syzygy, participated as a visiting critic. A tumblr was created to document the residency: http://abubuya.tumblr.com/ More information available here: http://www.kioskogaleria.com/eventos/abubuya_km0_2014-727.html
JoAnn Gonzalez-Hickey has spent much of her adult life engaged in the visual arts as a practitioner, patron, friend, and advocate. While amassing a considerable portfolio of contemporary art through the years, she never thought of herself as a collector. Employing no formal approach, she purchased work as interests, opportunities, Continue reading