The Binder of Women

Limited Edition box of prints by 10 LA Artists:
Lindsey Lyons
Laurie Nye
Hilary Pecis
Kysa Johnson
Maysha Mohamedi
Erin Morrison
Michelle Blade (not pictured)
Hayley Barker
Claire Collette
Jamie Felton

Release party at The Pit on December 3rd!

The Binder is also available on https://www.thebinderofwomen.com/
Binder of Women is an artist-run project creating a collective folio of limited edition works. Artists Hayley Barker, Michelle Blade, Claire Colette, Jamie Felton, Kysa Johnson, Lindsey Lyons, Maysha Mohamedi, Erin Morrison, Laurie Nye, and Hilary Pecis have contributed works on paper ranging from representational and unique paintings to abstract and gestural forms with pressed paper for this first release. The project offers twenty limited edition sets containing a signed work by each of the ten artists.
Conceptualized in Los Angeles this year by painter Hilary Pecis, Binder of Women is an independent platform for contemporary artists to directly share their work as they see fit. This is a unified move to empower female artists, expand their reach, broach the topic of equality and consent in the art world, and take action to grow the number of works by female identifying artists in contemporary art collections.

LA Weekly Pick, Week of August 16, 2017

5 Free Art Shows to See in L.A. This Week
By Catherine Wagley
Goddess ghosts
A face painted on plastic hangs at the top of the carpeted stairs leading up to Abode Gallery. You have to push past it or duck under it to enter the rest of the space, where Hayley Barker has installed her exhibition “New Paintings” (nomadic exhibition program BozoMag is presenting the show while Abode’s founder, Katie Bode, takes a break until fall). In an elegant handout placed on the mantel, Barker describes these paintings as spirits, guides and goddesses. The faces she depicts appear vaguely feminine and vague in general. It’s hard to tell where the speckles and marks end and the face begins in a painting hanging inside the defunct fireplace. The figure in BAT TIME (hands cover face), hanging above a kitchen table, is ghostly and obscured by flowerlike shapes, as if she’s haunting a garden on a rainy day. 840 N. Wilton Place, Hollywood; through Aug. 27. bozomag.com


#beddrawings & slow jamz

This Sunday, 7/30/17, join me, the #beddrawing binders, and Bozo Mag for slow jamz and pink wine in my show, NEW PAINTINGS at Abode. 

840 N Wilton Place, Los Angeles, CA 90038

Gallery hours Sundays through 8/27, noon- 5pm.


New Paintings, Bozo Mag at Abode, Opens Sunday 7/16/17 5-8pm

Bozo Mag is pleased to announce, “New Paintings”
by Hayley Barker at Abode. 

These are the faces of spirits and guides, goddesses, and sometimes versions of myself, disembodied, that I meet when I journey. When I meet someone new in shamanic meditation I try to feel them, their energy. I try to discern their faces, and features, but oftentimes am left with little more than a shifting impression of their facial sphere. I may be listening to one speak for a long time, but barely be able to see their face. I feel I know them, even though I cannot fully see them. They are felt, known through not seeing. 
Each one tests my ability to discern subtle energies. 
When I am scared I tend to want to leave my body, but these guides are teaching me to stay in my body, even when
I cannot see the being right in front of me.

This exhibition will be on view from Sunday, July 16th, until Sunday, August 27th.

An opening reception will be held on Sunday from 5pm to 8pm at 840 North Wilton Place.

Opening hours will proceed on every Sunday, from 12pm to 5pm, until Sunday, August 27th.
840 North Wilton Place, Los Angeles, CA 90038

bozomag.com • 310 773 8287 for more info