This month Ian installed a textile piece in Hartford, CT as part of a show curated by Ryan Frank and presented by the International Festival of Arts & Ideas. The show, "I like the Sound of That" features a 30 foot installation by Ian Trask. Check out the feature in the Hartford Courant to learn more.
Brooklyn's Gowanus neighborhood, best known for it's stinky, super-fund site of a canal, is becoming more known for supporting a vibrant art scene. This year's Gowanus Open Studios will be bigger than ever.
If you're up for exploring the neighborhood, you can find Ian's work at two places. His new interactive cardboard sculpture, "The Sisyphus Experiment" will be rolling amongst the crowd at Gowanus Ballroom during the Honk festival concert. And a collection of his other wall hung textiles and piano piece sculptures will be included in a two-artist show curated by Fiercely Curious at the brand new Threes Brewing,
You can try to catch Ian at the concert on Friday night and the open studios closing reception at Threes Brewing on Sunday.
Ian's most recent elastic textile installation "Fabric of the Cosmos II" won the Honorable Mention Award in the juried exhibition "Color" at the Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition. Whether or not those multi-colored elastic belts from the Invisible Dog basement ever made a splash in the fashion industry, they've certainly found new life and appreciation in Ian's hands.