Conversations in Colour
Rose Davey, Leah Guadagnoli & Erin O'Keefe
29 October - 18 December 2020
Cooke Latham Gallery are pleased to present ‘Conversations in Colour’, a group exhibition of three female artists who utilise the language of colour to engage with perceptions of space and functionality, featuring new work by Rose Davey, Leah Guadagnoli and Erin O’Keefe.
Leah Guadagnoli lives and works between New York City and the Hudson Valley. She received her BFA in Painting and Art History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her MFA in Visual Arts at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. Recent solo exhibitions include Soft Violence, Asya Geisberg Gallery, New York; I Just Want to See You Underwater, Victori + Mo New York; Everything All at Once, Sadie Halie Projects, Minneapolis and Addison Assassin, 247365, New York. Recent group exhibitions include American Women, Allouche Benias Gallery Athens, Greece; Breaking the Frame, Hollis Taggart Contemporary New York; Summer of Love, Freight and Volume, New York; Reading Between the Lines, Hashimoto Contemporary, San Francisco; When Geometry Smiles, Ortega y Gasset New York and White Columns, New York. In 2017 Guadagnoli was awarded the Lighthouse Works Fellowship and in 2016 she received a full fellowship to attend Vermont Studio Center.
Erin O’Keefe is based in New York City and New Brunswick, Canada. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Cornell University and a Master of Architecture from Columbia University. Recent solo exhibitions have included Seeing Things, Denny Dimin Gallery New York, Ecstatic Vernacular with Matt Kleberg, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York; Book of Days, Denny Gallery, New York, Natural Disasters, Platform Gallery, Seattle. Group exhibitions have included AND/ALSO: Photography (Mis)represented at Kasmin Gallery New York, Joy Before the Object, Seventeen Gallery, London; Paperworks, Albada Jelgersma Gallery Amsterdam, 20 x16 Biennial, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York; Invariants Ampersand Gallery Portland; NEW YORK, NEW WORK, Albada Jelgersma Gallery Amsterdam; Press One For Show Lorimoto Gallery, Ridgewood, New York and Inside Out/Upside Down, The Photographer’s Gallery, London. O’Keefe was awarded the 2019 NYSCA/NYFA Fellowship in Photography.
Rose Davey graduated from the MFA Painting course at Slade School of Fine Art in 2010, after completing joint honours in Fine Art and Art History at The University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh College of Art in 2007. Rose was appointed Honorary Research Associate in Slade Graduate Painting from 2016 -2017. Recent exhibitions include Studio Works: Slade2Sing, The Studio at Thomson, Singapore; The Painting Parade, Glasgow, Collaboration between LKL and Glasgow School of Art; The Nomenclature of Colours, Slade Research Centre, Slade School of Fine Art, Sculpture Open RWA, Bristol; Collaborators 5,Roaming ROOM, London; Something about Failure with Tessa Whitehead, Austin Forum, London; Creekside Open, selected by Lisa Milroy, APT Gallery; Between the Lines,with Toni Davey, Beardsmore Gallery, London. Rose also curates with artist collective Leanda Kate Louise of which she is a co-founder.