Prickly, Tender & Steamy – Artists in the Hothouse

The Opening Reception: April 12, 2014

Exhibition Closes: May 18, 2014.

Prickly, Tender and Steamy presents artworks that were created at Wave Hill by artists during the Winter Workspace Program from 2010– 2013. It ties together the Arts and Horticulture programs at Wave Hill in an engaging way, as the selected artists are among those who closely examined the living collections in Wave Hill’s Conservatory (named after Marco Polo Stufano; Curator emeritus).The works selected for the exhibition are varied, and display a wide variety of mediums, and perspectives of the ever changing displays in the Tropical, Palm and Cactus and Succulent houses.


Artists included in the exhibition are: Manuel Acevedo, Gabriela Albergaria, Carrie Beckmann, Susan Benarcik, Matthew Burcaw, Asuka Hishiki, Nick Lamia, Lina Puerta, Naomi Reis, Anne-Katrin Spiess, Linda Stillman, James Walsh and Marion Wilson.  

Pics from the day:  “Prickly, Tender & Steamy – Artists in the Hothouse”, Please try to visit this fabulous exhibition, view the conservatory, and the garden in full spring bloom! For more information:



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