In Ruins: Work by Julian Montague

5 June - 26 July 2014

BT&C Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new work by Julian Montague. The exhibition will be the first in BT&C Gallery’s new home at 1250 Niagara Street and opens on Thursday, June 5th, with a reception in the gallery as well as outdoor installations and events organized by Sugar City 6pm – 9pm.

Julian Montague is an artist and graphic designer known for his photography, design and installation work. In Ruins presents work that is an extension of Montague’s ongoing project entitled Secondary Occupants, which explores the relationship of insects and animals with architecture and ultimately how their observed behaviors conceptually relate to psychological, human models. Montague’s latest iteration in this project focuses on the spider and through his stunning macro photographic work and subtle works on paper, presents the insect as an elusive presence at once unseen and omnipresent.

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Montague has exhibited throughout the Unites States, Canada, and Europe. In 2013 alone, Montague was featured in exhibitions in Buffalo, NY; New York, NY; Wichita, KS; Scottsdale, AZ; Metz, France (solo exhibition); and Berlin, Germany. His work is in the collections of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, the Burchfield Penney Arts Center, The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, and The Norton Museum of Art. BT&C Gallery will present a solo exhibition of Montague’s latest body of work this coming June.

BT&C joins Buffalo Niagara RIVERKEEPER and Resurgence Brewing Company, another brand new tenant, at 1250 Niagara Street. The arts collaborative, Sugar City will open its doors across the street at 1239 Niagara Street will also have events on the evening of June 5th to celebrate its imminent opening and the rebirth of the block. The artful happening will include artistic urban interventions by local artists, an outdoor experimental video display with a light show and ambient live music performance and an open house with curated displays at Sugar City. The entire block will be alive for the evening.

BT&C Gallery is a new commercial art gallery that builds the career of artists based in Buffalo and beyond, and fosters a base of emerging and seasoned collectors. While expanding its artists’ careers nationally and internationally, the Gallery bases its operations in Buffalo.

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