Charley Friedman: Tolerance opening at Concordia University

January 14th, 2014

The exhibit “Charley Friedman: Tolerance” will display sculpture, photographs, and video works at Concordia University, Marxhausen Gallery of Art from January 14 to February 20. There will be a reception on January 25 from 1 to 4 p.m. with a gallery talk at 2 p.m. in the Thom Leadership Education Center Auditorium.

Charley Friedman is a Pollock-Krasner grant recipient, two-time Rema Hort nominee, and Smack Mellon “Hot Picks” artist.  Friedman has exhibited and performed at numerous galleries and institutions including PS1/MoMA, The Queens Museum, Gallery Diet, The Fabric Workshop, Volta NYC, Pulse Miami, Barbara Mathes Gallery, Jack Tilton Gallery and Lehman College.   Selected publications include: The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Miami Herald, Art Info, GQ Italia, Salon, Art Info, El Nuevo Herald,  Mr. Friedman is in the collections of: The Brooklyn Museum, New York Public Library, Stanford University, Sheldon Museum of Art, Karen and Robert Duncan, Gordman Collection and Goldman Collection, to name a few.  In the fall of 2014, his work appeared on Louis CK’s television show “Louie”.  He received his Masters of Fine Arts from The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston/Tufts University (96) in addition to The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (95).  He is represented by Gallery Diet in Miami, FL.

The exhibit is open to the public and free of charge. The Marxhausen Gallery is located in Jesse Hall and is open Monday–Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.