Exhibition: Remix at The Contemporary Dayton

May 7, 2020

Remix: An Online Exhibition Featuring Artwork by Jason Lee, Ry McCullough, and Whitney Sage

May 8-June 20, 2020

The Contemporary Dayton
118 N. Jefferson Street
Dayton, OH 45402

The Contemporary Dayton presents Remix, an online exhibition featuring sculptor Jason Lee (Morgantown, WV), printmaker Ry McCullough (from Dayton, currently living in Tampa, FL), and painter Whitney Sage (Farmington Hills, MI). This exclusive online exhibition will premiere on www.thecontemporarydayton.org at 5pm on May 8 and will remain online until June 20, 2020. In addition, videos and interviews with the artists will be posted on website and social media platforms throughout the show. The artists were selected through The Co’s 2018 Biennial Call for Exhibitions by the Exhibition and Program Committee.

View the exhibition: https://thecontemporarydayton.org/remix/


Jason Lee is currently an Associate Professor of Sculpture and Foundations Coordinator in the School of Art and Design at West Virginia University in Morgantown. A multi-media sculptor and installation artist, Lee incorporates a wide variety of materials and techniques into his oddly humorous constructions and presentations. In some of Lee’s most recent work he utilizes custom fabricated architectural steel elements as well as slip cast porcelain and embossed paper to create his vision of the idealized suburban landscape. Lee received the 2008 SECAC Individual Artists Fellowship and recently had work featured at the J&J Smith Gallery in Syracuse, NY and in the 2016 Tallahassee International at the Florida State University Museum of Art in Tallahassee, FL. Lee was born in Goldsboro, NC, received his BFA from Kent State University and his MFA from University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Ry McCullough is an artist and educator working in Tampa, FL He earned his BFA from Wright State University, Dayton, where he concentrated in the areas of printmaking and sculpture. Upon completion of his undergraduate work he served as the Director of Sculptural Studies, as well as teaching printmaking at Stivers School for the Arts, Dayton. McCullough received his MFA in Printmaking and Book Arts from the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia. He is currently Assistant Professor of Art, Department of Art + Design, University of Tampa. McCullough has exhibited nationally and internationally and is the founder of the Standard Action Press Collaborative Zine Project. In addition to his independent practice, McCullough collaborates on a long-distance conceptual print/performance/publishing project with Tennessee-based artist, Nick Satinover titled Small Bars.

Whitney Sage is a native of suburban Detroit, Michigan. She graduated cum laude with Bachelor’s degrees in Art Education and Painting from Miami University, Oxford, OH; and received her MFA in Studio Art from the Sam Fox School of Visual Art at Washington University, St. Louis, MO. In addition to her professional art practice, Sage serves as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Art at North Central College, Naperville, IL.

The Contemporary Dayton (The Co, formerly The Dayton Visual Arts Center) helps sustain the arts community by providing a place to show, market, and sell work and also helps satisfy the needs and wants of art-lovers who have a place to see artists’ work and, often, meet the artists. At its core, The Co advances art for the community and a community for artists. The Contemporary Dayton receives operating support from the Ohio Arts Council, Culture Works, Montgomery County Arts & Cultural District, The Dayton Power & Light Foundation, and the Virginia W. Kettering Foundation, and Members. For more information visit: www.thecontemporarydayton.org

I’d like to thank the exhibition organizers & exhibition/program sponsors:
Dr. Robert L. Brandt, Jr., Amelia Hounshell & Brian Albrecht, and Richard Lapedes & Maureen Lynch. The exhibition was organized by Patrick Mauk, Gallery Manager, Annie Kolk, web designer, and the artists.

Note: The Gallery is temporarily closed due to COVID-19 and Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s Stay-at-Home order.

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