Culture Hustlers: Artists Minding Their Business
Lucas Spivey, Invited Curator
February 3–April 8, 2018
The Mills Gallery
Opening Reception February 3 | 6–8 pm
Join us to celebrate the opening of "Culture Hustlers: Artists Minding Their Business" in BCA's Mills Gallery.
In "Culture Hustlers", artist/entrepreneurial arts advisor Lucas Spivey presents an inventive take on commerce and the contemporary American arts landscape, curating a multimedia showcase of inventive arts business models employed by makers working across the United States.
The art and design products on view forefront the intimacy and personal touch of the handmade, yet locate themselves squarely in the time- and place-less digital marketplace, engaging the global economy in their endeavor to connect fine art to audience in new ways. Boston Center for the Arts is pleased to welcome back Spivey following his popular Summer 2017 Public Art Residency on the BCA Plaza with the Mobile Incubator—a 1957 Shasta camper trailer turned office—where he held office hours to engage the South End community in questions about the health and happiness of the Boston culture sector.
Artists: Derek Erdman (Chicago, IL), Española Valley Fiber Arts Center (Española, NM), Kristin Farr (San Francisco, CA), Smith Shop (Detroit, MI), Tieton Mosaic (Tieton, WA)
Image courtesy Derek Erdman