Pivot: Terence Nicholson

Terence Nicholson Potential+Revised Pivot Exhibition Web

Pivot
Terence Nicholson

May 7–July 2, 2022

Gallery Hours : Wednesday–Saturday: 12–4pm

Generous support for this exhibition is provided by Karen Lefkowitz and Al Neyman.

 

Nicholson’s new work embraces a creative shift and follows intuition and inspiration.

Artist's Exhibition Statement

 A “pivot” as a noun is “the central point, pin, or shaft on which a mechanism turns or oscillates.”  

These works are the product of, but not necessarily defined by, the circumstances in which we found ourselves as a global community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Although I had no desire for the body of work to focus on the pandemic specifically, its impact was unavoidable.

However, the collection represents an exploration of exploration. The processes are just as important as the pieces themselves.

My previous works consisted primarily of sculptural assemblages. In the last two years, I was challenged to continue the making of objects during a time of limited space due to social distancing mandates and calls to stay indoors during the early days of the pandemic. As a result, I created a series of works on plexiglass, photo transfer, and video as well as smaller assemblages. The content varies, as the theme of the series is centered more on activity and experimentation.

As a human race, we have all pivoted in some way. I see this body of work as a resolution of sorts, as I became the pivot.

—Terence Nicholson

Visit Strathmore.org/Mansion to find current Mansion hours and plan your visit.

@Exhibitions.At.Strathmore

Banner: detail of Potential+Revised by Terence Nicholson

Opening Reception

Also On View

Placeholder Florida's Forgotten Post, Nancy King Mertz Pastels 2019 Web

Shades of Pastel

The vibrance and versatility of soft pastels are on display in this exhibition of pastel artists from around the nation.

Mansion At Strathmore Spring

Invitational Gallery

Rashad Ali Muhammad

Muhammad builds a sense of wonder and mystique in his work through various mediums. His art explores themes of spirituality, cultural identity, and finding harmony in life.

Explore More

Support Exhibitions

Your gift brings renowned artists, exhibitions, and curators to our galleries—all while keeping admission free of charge.

Apologies. There was an error with your donation. Please try again or contact us at donors@strathmore.org or 301.581.5145 for help.
Art Exhibition In Mansion 413X330 Min