GOS 2017 Featured Artist: Sasha Chavchavadze

Location:  110 Nevins Street
Websites:  sashachavchavadze.com 
                  proteusgowanus.org
                  museumofmatches.com

Sasha Chavchavadze ‘s mixed-media drawings, paintings and installations focus on forgotten history and its effect on memory and place. Her work has been exhibited in galleries and museums, including: the Luise Ross Gallery and the Cooper Union Gallery in NY; Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock; Museum of Literature, Tbilisi, Georgia; Kentler International Drawing Space and Rotunda Gallery in Brooklyn. Her public art installation Battle Pass/Revolution II commissioned by NYC DOT is located at the corner of Bergen and Smith Streets in Brooklyn. Chavchavadze has had a studio in Gowanus for 25 years. She is the founder of Proteus Gowanus, an exhibition and event space that was a cultural hub in Gowanus for ten years.