PROJECTS

Capitoline Wolves

Project: Capitoline Wolves

Info: Capitoline Wolves (2016), cherry wood, powder coated steel, dyed stoneware, local water, hand mirrored glass, copper bowls, performance 29" x 36" x 72" each, forming a circle that is 15' in diameter
System: Study Center
Carried on Both Sides

Project: Carried on Both Sides

Info: sleep app, installation, 2016-present, in collaboration with Helen Lee, Alexander Rosenberg, and Lika Volkova

SYSTEMS

MEDIA

EVENTS

Artists Talk @ Boston University, MFA Fine Arts

Tuesday, January 31, 7:30PM

Caroline Woolard wll present her work from 7:30-8:30pm at Boston University: 808 Commonwealth Ave. (Room 303).

 

 
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Artists Talk @ UMass Boston

Thursday, February 2, 1:45PM

Caroline Woolard will give an Artists Talk at UMass Boston, sponsored by the Fibers Department and the Studio for Interrelated Media, from 1:45-3:00pm. Contact mecote@massart.edu for the exact location.

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Workshop @ CUE Foundation with BFAMFAPhD

Saturday, February 4, 1:00PM

From 1-3pm on Feburary 4th, Caroline Woolard, Susan Jahoda, and Emilio Martinez Poppe of BFAMFAPhD will lead a Supply Chain / Ten Leaps workshop at the CUE Foundation. CUE is located at 137 West 25th Street, Ground Floor, Between 6th and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10001. Contact curator David Borgonjon for more information and to RSVP at davidxuborgonjon@gmail.com

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Workshop @ CUE Foundation with New York Studio Residency Program

Wednesday, February 8, 1:00PM

From 1-3pm on Feburary 8th, Caroline Woolard, Susan Jahoda, and Emilio Martinez Poppe will lead a Supply Chain / Ten Leaps workshop at the CUE Foundation for New York Studio Residency Program students. CUE is located at 137 West 25th Street, Ground Floor, Between 6th and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10001.

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Artists Talk @ New York Studio Residency Program

Wednesday, February 22, 5:00PM

Caroline Woolard presents her work at the New York Studio Residency Program from 5-6pm at 20 Jay St, Brooklyn, NY 11201.

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Panel Discussion at New York Academy of Art

Wednesday, March 1, 6:30PM

Caroline Woolard will appear on a panel at the New York Academy of Art as part of their Professional Practice Lecture Series for Sharon Louden’s new book with Mark Tribe, William Powhida, and Deanna Haggag.

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Workshop at Community Economies Research Network

Friday, March 10, 12:00PM

Caroline Woolard will take part in a workshop, (Re)Drawing the Economy project at CERN in Bogota, Colombia along with Stephen Healy, Katherine Gibson, and others.

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Visiting Artist Talk at Oxbow School

Wednesday, April 12, 12:00PM

Caroline Woolard will give a talk at Oxbow School in Napa, California 

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Presentation with Community Economies Research Network

Monday, June 5, 12:00PM

Caroline Woolard will present in Bolsena, Italy with Community Economies Research Network.

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Writer in Residence @ Mesa Refuge

Friday, June 16, 12:00PM

Caroline Woolard and Jodie Evans are writers in residence at the Mesa Refuge to work on their book, Growing a Local Peace Economy (Chelsea Green, 2017).

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Session Leader at Nomad9

Monday, June 26, 12:00PM

Caroline Woolard will be a session leader at Nomad9 at the University of Hartford

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TEXTS

(Un)doing (Un)compensation

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(March 2014) by Caroline Woolard

Artists Report Back

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Artists Report Back used data about artists’ demographics, occupations, educational attainment, field of degree, and earnings as recorded by The Census Bureau’s 2012 American Community Survey (ACS) to make statements about the current conditions and contradictions of working artists and arts graduates.

BFAMFAPhD: On the Cultural Value Debate

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(February 2015)

Caroline Woolard Career Narrative (2016)

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Caroline Woolard Work Sample (2016)

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Carried on Both Sides Writing

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Creative Commonwealth: Urban Community Land Trusts

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 (May 2014)

Critical Writing about Caroline Woolard's Work

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Dear Viewer

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 from BFAMFAPhD (July 2014) 

Free Libre Open Source Systems and Art (FLOSSA)

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I do not have a boss!

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 (Solidarity Economy Poster, 2010)

J20 Solidarity Economy POSTER (English)

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Print this at 11 x 17 / tabloid paper, or order a print to benefit NAACP or SPLC at: http://unterbahn.com/solidarity/

J20 Solidarity Economy POSTER (Mandarin)

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Print this at 11 x 17 / tabloid paper, or order a print to benefit NAACP or SPLC at: http://unterbahn.com/solidarity/

J20 Solidarity Economy POSTER (Spanish)

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Print this at 11 x 17 / tabloid paper, or order a print to benefit NAACP or SPLC at: http://unterbahn.com/solidarity/

Project Review Guide

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This is a guide to think through: (1) how a project communicates your intentions (2) how you can best learn and grow as an artist / designer.

Proposal for Free/Open/Libre Art

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 (2012)

Script for a NYC Real Estate Investment Cooperative

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 (March 2015)

So you want to start a platform cooperative...

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Solidarity Art Worlds

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 (February 2013)

Statement of Solidarity with #UMaineFuture

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(April 2014) by Caroline Woolard

Ten Leaps: A Lexicon for Art Education (DRAFT)

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What is a successful project?

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VISIT

Caroline Woolard a participant in Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Workspace program, located at 28 Liberty Street in Lower Manhattan. 

ABOUT

Caroline Woolard co-creates projects and institutions for the solidarity economy. Her feminist, transdisciplinary method connects discrete objects to aligned contexts of circulation. For example, Woolard builds sculptures for barter only as she also co-creates international barter networks; she fabricates model Shaker housing and she also co-convenes organizers of community land trusts; she co-creates card games for the commons as she also directs a study center for group work. 

Her multi-year, collaborative institutions include OurGoods.org (since 2008); TradeSchool.coop (since 2009); BFAMFAPhD.com (since 2014); NYC Real Estate Investment Cooperative (since 2015). Recent commissions include WOUND, Cooper Union, New York, NY (2016); and Capitoline Wolves, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (2016), and Exchange Café, MoMA, New York, NY (2014). 

Group exhibitions include Crossing Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY (2014); and Living as Form, Creative Time, New York, NY (2011). Woolard’s work has been supported by residencies at Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) Workspace, New York, NY (2016);  MoMA, New York, NY (2014); Queens Museum, Queens, NY, (2014); and Watermill, Water Mill, NY (2011) and through fellowships at Eyebeam, Brooklyn, NY (2013); and the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH (2009). 
 
Recent scholarly writing on her work has been published in Artforum (2016); Art in America (2016); The New York Times (2016); and South Atlantic Quarterly (2015). Recent visiting artist lecture appointments include the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, WI); the University of California at Berkeley (Berkeley, CA); the Malmo Art Academy (Malmo, Sweden); San Diego State University (San Diego, CA); University of Wisconsin at Madison (Madison, WI); and the Royal Danish Academy (Copenhagen, Denmark).
 
Woolard holds a BFA from Cooper Union (Studio Arts, 2007) and is a recipient of the Rockefeller Cultural Innovation Fund (OurGoods, 2010-2012), the Antipode Scholar-Activist Project Award (Community Economies Collective, 2016), and the Theo Westenberger Estate Fund (2015). Woolard has been named one of 11 Artists to Transform the Art World in 2017 (2017), has been listed in the WIRED Smart List (2013), ArtNet's Top 20 Female Artists (2015), and in the Top 100 Women for the Commons by the Peer to Peer Foundation (2014). Woolard is a lecturer in MFA Fine Arts at the School of Visual Arts (New York, NY) and in the Integrated Design Program at the New School (New York, NY), a project manager at the worker-owned design firm CoLab.coop, and a member of the Community Economies Research Network and the board of the Schumacher Center for a New Economics.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caroline_Woolard

 

Woolard's upcoming eventsfull bioprojectsinstitutionswriting, and past talks are below. Download a PDF of her career narrative here and critical writing about her work here. Email Caroline Woolard [at] gmail [dot] com to request more information.