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Exhibition Series

Carrion Blooms

Casey Curran

Saturday April 1st 6-9 pm
Closing reception Weds May 3rd 5-7pm
Open gallery hours Sat May 6th 12-4pm

Heron Arts is pleased to announce the solo exhibition Carrion Blooms from Seattle-based artist Casey Curran. Casey Curran's artwork is a mix of past and present, combining modern laser cut precision with medieval kinetic techniques. This series of work focuses on the intimate connection between the degeneration of the body and memory. The opening reception for Carrion Blooms is Saturday, April 1st, 2023 from 6-9pm. It is free and open to the public. The exhibition will be on view to the public until May 6th by appointment only.

Carrion Blooms is about how we change over time, how we use our days differently with age, and what it means to let go of the past. What pieces of ourselves do we leave behind or choose to take with us when we can no longer spread ourselves thinner? What will be left when we are gone, and who will remember the arrangement we made? Even after death, we make a lasting mark. With deeds sown into the earth, claiming the ground with a whisper, “Here we are now, and there I was then.” They are small shadows coloring the lives we touch, and so on, and so on.

This is Casey Curran's second solo exhibition at Heron Arts. Casey received his BFA in painting and sculpture from Cornish College of the Arts in 2006. He has completed several large-scale public works in partnership with Skanska Architects, MadArt, Facebook, Oculus Rift, and Security Properties. In 2022 Curran's Daphne sculpture served as the backdrop to Iris van Herpen's Paris Fashion Week Runway show. In 2010 and 2013, Curran was awarded the NY Sculpture Space residency twice, and has received multiple awards in artistic merit since. In 2008, Curran become a key collaborator in the internationally recognized performance art group Saint Genet developing large-scale interactive sets, which have been exhibited at The Guggenheim Museum in NY, The Kunsthalle Museum in Krems, Austria, Luminato Festival in Toronto, Canada, and Frye Art Museum in Seattle, WA.

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Works

Open Keys
Casey Curran
Brass, Duralar, Gold leaf, Wood, and Flex Seal
29x22x9.5”
$7,500Inquire

Countdown
Casey Curran
Brass, Duralar, Gold leaf, Wood, and Flex Seal
24x12x8”
$3,800

Catching Flight
Casey Curran
Brass, Duralar, Gold leaf, Wood, and Flex Seal
24x13x8”
$3,000

Frail Armor
Casey Curran
Brass, Duralar, Gold leaf, Wood, and Flex Seal
17x12x10”
$4,000Inquire

Eight for Luck
Casey Curran
Brass, Duralar, Gold leaf, Wood, and Flex Seal
22x9x8”
$2,700

Bees Knees
Casey Curran
Brass, Duralar, Gold leaf, Wood, and Flex Seal
18x8x9.5”
$2,700

Hermes
Casey Curran
Brass, Duralar, Gold leaf, Wood, and Flex Seal
32x13x9”
$3,800Inquire

Bone Flairs
Casey Curran
Brass, Duralar, Gold leaf, Wood, and Flex Seal
18x12x10”
$3,000Inquire

Replacements
Casey Curran
Brass, Duralar, Gold leaf, Wood, and Flex Seal
17x11x9"
$4,000Inquire

Hydra
Casey Curran
Brass, Duralar, Gold leaf, Wood, and Flex Seal
25x13x12”
$4,000

Open Wounds
Casey Curran
Brass, Duralar, Gold leaf, Wood, and Flex Seal
24x23x10”
$5,000Inquire

Bee
Casey Curran
Brass, Duralar, Gold leaf, Wood, and Flex Seal
11x16x6"
$1,000Inquire

Dragonfly
Casey Curran
Brass, Duralar, Gold leaf, Wood, and Flex Seal
11x16x6"
$1,000Inquire

Lily
Casey Curran
Brass, Duralar, Gold leaf, Wood, and Flex Seal
11x16x6"
$1,000

Over the wake and under the sky
Casey Curran
Tar paper, brass, duralar, gold leaf, and motor
12x8x8’Inquire

Three Blooms
Casey Curran
Brass, Duralar, Gold leaf, Wood, and Flex Seal
11x16x6"
$1,000

Wing Pod
Casey Curran
Brass, Duralar, Gold leaf, Wood, and Flex Seal
11x16x6"
$1,000

First Pulse (video)
Casey Curran
Brass, Duralar & Wood
12 x 12 x 22"
$4,000

Seven Cups (video)
Casey Curran
Brass, Duralar & Wood
13 x 11 x 24"
$4,500

Lighthouse (video)
Casey Curran
Brass, Duralar & Wood
12 x 18 x 33"
$5,500Inquire

Heavy Arrow (video)
Casey Curran
Brass, Duralar & Wood
8 x 8 x 20"
$2,500Inquire