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

Presenter at Arts Learning Symposium @ Bennington

Friday, September 15, 6:00PM

We gather to explore the creation of an open-source model of learning. Presenters / Participants include: Alexis Frasz, Angie Kim, Ruby Lerner, Lauren Ruffin, Sanjit Sethi, Carol Stakenas, and Ju-Lin Wang.

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Artwork @ Storefront for Art and Architecture

Saturday, September 16, 6:00PM

Souvenirs: New New York Icons ​, opening on September 16th, 2017 at the Storefront for Art and
Architecture gallery in New York.

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Talk @ The New School

Thursday, October 5, 12:00PM

Caroline Woolard will present to MFA Design and Technology students at the New School in a course led by Ed Keller and Melanie Crean called Design for this Century from 12-1:30pm.

 

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Artists Talk @ Urban Glass

Thursday, October 12, 12:00PM

Caroline Woolard will present at the 2017 Robert M. Minkoff Foundation Academic Symposium at UrbanGlass. Eact timing to be announced.

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Presenter @ Retooling Critique Symposium

Saturday, November 18, 6:00PM

Retooling Critique Symposium at Mass Art, with private and public convenings from Nov 16th - 18th, 2017. Participants and presenters include: Anthony Romero, Adelheid Mers, Judith Leemann, and Billie Lee.

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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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Critique Menu for Students (2016)

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A "menu" of options for students and teachers who wish to discuss and select individually appropriate structures for critique. Developed in 2016 for an MFA Fine Arts critique course at SVA by Caroline Woolard.

 

 

Dear Viewer

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 from BFAMFAPhD (July 2014) 

Finding Collaborators and Creative Conversations in NYC

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A list of places where some of the most kind and generous neighbors, artists, designers, and activists I know gather -- these people make NYC great. 

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

Template for a 2 Hour Workshop

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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.

Short 100 word BIO
 
Caroline Woolard (b. 1984) is a New York-based artist who creates discrete objects as well as institutions for the solidarity economy. The multi-year institutions she has co-founded include barter networks OurGoods.org (2008-2016); TradeSchool.coop (2009-2017); cross-sector organizing network SolidarityNYC (2009-2013); cultural equity advocacy group BFAMFAPhD.com (2014-2017); and the NYC Real Estate Investment Cooperative (2015-2017). Recent commissions include WOUND, Cooper Union (2016); and Capitoline Wolves, Cornell University (2016), and MoMA Studio: Exchange Café (2014). Group exhibitions include Crossing Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum (2014); and Living as Form, Creative Time (2011). Woolard’s work has been supported by residencies at LMCC (2017); NewInc (2016); MoMA (2014); Queens Museum (2014); and Watermill (2011) and through fellowships at Eyebeam (2013); and the MacDowell Colony (2009).


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.