Butter My Bread
& Colby Cannon Welsh
Butter My Bread is a collective sigh about the art market being unaffordable. Dylan Musler, Taehee Whang & Colby Cannon Welsh join together to put on a three person show that is an exhibition of their fine art practices and a celebration of affordable artist-made goods.
Butter My Bread is the salve for the following feelings:
- The application fee for a group show
- Your friends and family members cringing when they see the price of one of your pieces
- Gawking at the price of a two-week residency program
- Purchasing a booth at an art fair
- Being unable to support your friends by buying their work
- When someone tells you it’s lowbrow to curate your own art and advocate for yourself
Dylan, Taehee and Colby will be hosting an opening reception combined with a one day only affordable holiday art market on December 21st, where NYC artists sell original works for less than $100. They will have clothing, jewelry, zines, ceramics, drawings, paintings, prints, and more. Come and join them for a good time & buy your loved ones something nice for the holidays. The exhibition also includes large scale oil paintings, intricate charcoal drawings, and an interactive installation.
Stay tuned for more information about their artist panel on affordability in the arts, to be held on Saturday, January 11th, and their closing reception on Friday, January 17th.
Affordable Holiday Market Artists Include:
About Dylan Musler
Dylan Musler was born and raised in NYC. She received her BA from Kenyon College in 2016. She makes paintings and comics focused on narrative perspective and the struggle for ownership in storytelling. Her work is often informed by ideas explored in poetry, fiction, and art history.
About Taehee Whang
Taehee Whang is a Korean-American interdisciplinary artist currently based in Queens, NY.
Their work combines experimental animation, drawing, prose writing to propose alternative archives for family history, female labor, and queer community.
They completed their BFA in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2016. They collaborated with various institutions such as Eyebeam, Asian Art Archive in America, Studio REV-, BUFU, Yellow Jackets Collective, Bubble T, and New York Arts Practicum (NYAP). They are also a founder of Hyperlink Press, a publication project inspired by the early 2000s queer online communities in South Korea.
About Colby Cannon Welsh
Colby Cannon Welsh is a multidisciplinary visual artist working in combination of video, painting, sculpture, performance and installation. Key interests include public art, social motivation, patterns of repetition, cultural phenomena, perceptions of nature in relation to technology use, environment health, and definitions of freedom. Cannon was born in USA and immigrated to Australia at age 8; currently lives and works in New York City.