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CAAL Night: Guided Tour of Lower East Side Galleries
Visual Arts

May 19 2012

1 Rivington Street
New York, NY 10001
212.358.8767

Guided gallery tour 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sue Scott Gallery Reception 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

On Saturday, May 19, fellow CAAL members and their guests enjoyed a private, guided tour of the transformed Lower East Side gallery district, surrounding the New Museum on the Bowery.  Led by director of Sue Scott Gallery Ian Cofre '03CC and Art Advisor Michael Sellinger '91BUS, the tour included special talks with artists and gallery directors, visits to top LES galleries including Sperone Westwater, the "sleek eight-story behemoth by Norman Foster on the Bowery" (The New York Times), and concluded with a private reception and exhibition viewing at Sue Scott Gallery, with exhibiting artist Tom McGrath '02SOA.

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Artist's Bio:
Ian Cofre | Columbia College class of 2003

Ian Cofre is the Director of Sue Scott Gallery. He is a graduate of Columbia University and began his career as an independent curator working primarily with emerging artists. Frequently collaborating with Omar Lopez-Chahoud, recent projects include co-writing "The Art Fair Effect," an essay for the Bronx Museum's Taking AIM! The Business of Being an Artist Today (2011) and co-curating the exhibitions Tracing the Unseen Border (2011) at La MaMa La Galleria and Southern Exposure (2009) at Dumbo Arts Center. Other shows include Behind Closed Doors (2011), a curated solo project by Manuela Viera-Gallo at Y Gallery and The Doubtful Guest (2010) at Kill Devil Hill in Greenpoint, NY. Ian most recently worked with Mickalene Thomas at Studio Manager.

Michael Sellinger | School of Business class of 1991

Michael Sellinger '91BUS is the founder of Cottelston Advisors, a full service art advisory and lifestyle marketing company that provides access and guidance. In addition to consulting collectors, Cottelston creates and executes integrated branding opportunities for corporations. Cottelston also provides clients with strategic planning and comprehensive market analyses in the visual arts. Additionally, Cottelston regularly produces exhibitions and art fairs, such as the assume vivid astro focus installation currently up at the CORE: Club. Michael serves on the board of the Art Fund Association and previously served on the board of Chashama, which provides subsidized studio space to artists. Previously, he was the executive producer of Scope Art Fairs, an international series of cutting-edge art and emerging culture exhibitions. Prior to working in the art world, Mr. Sellinger held various positions in banking and real estate. Michael received an MBA from Columbia Business School and has been collecting contemporary art for over 20 years. | http://www.cottelston.com/

Tom McGrath | School of the Arts class of 2002

Tom McGrath was born in New Milford, CT, in 1978. He graduated from Cooper Union in 2000 and received his MFA from Columbia University in 2002. He has had solo exhibitions at Maruani-Noirhomme, Knokke, Belgium; Zach Feuer Gallery, New York; Lia Rumma, Naples, Italy; and two-person exhibitions at Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles; and David Castillo Gallery, Miami. His work has been acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, the Wadsworth Atheneum, Neuberger Museum of Art, Yale University Art Gallery, University of Virginia Art Museum, RISD Museum of Art, and the Orlando Museum of Art, among others.





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