CHRISTINA RAY is pleased to announce the launch of its new name, KESTING / RAY, with a group exhibition titled The December Show opening December 8th. The re-naming reflects the addition of gallerist David Kesting (also Ray’s husband) as Co-Director. The December Show features the work of artists Darlene Charneco, Alyssa Dennis, Lydia Diemer, Stephanie Dotson, Amze Emmons, Beka Goedde, Kevin Haas, Greg Haberny, Imminent Disaster, Heather L. Johnson, Brian Leo, Roberto Mollá, Don Porcella, Casey P., Mark Price, Danni Rash, Adrienne Reynolds, Swoon and Ben Wolf. A reception will be held on Thursday, December 15, 7–9pmat KESTING / RAY, located at 30 Grand Street, New York.
Gallery Co-Director Christina Ray states, “David joined the team at Christina Ray over a year ago and his presence has generated considerable growth for the gallery. In 2011 we’ve exhibited the work of many new artists, participated in several major art fairs – including the recent inaugural edition of PULSE Los Angeles – and have collaborated on projects including an installation at AOL Ventures and a collector visit to Swoon’s studio in Braddock, Pennsylvania.”
Co-Director David Kesting notes, “As Kesting / Ray, we’ll continue working with the same ‘family’ of artists and gallery staff and will remain in our current Manhattan location. Early next year we’ll launch an additional new space in Bushwick for artist projects, viewings by appointment and special events.”