Cristin Tierney is pleased to announce Alois Kronschlaeger’s participation in ArtPrize 2011, a one-of-a-kind arts exhibition held annually in Grand Rapids, Michigan from September 21 through October 9, 2011.

His most ambitious project to date, Kronschlaeger’s new site-specific work entitled, Spire, will encompass three floors of an abandoned commercial building in downtown Grand Rapids. This installation is hosted by SiTE:LAB, a local nonprofit that coordinates temporary art projects, and the University of Michigan School of Art & Design. Like most of Kronschlaeger’s work, Spire will demonstrate a preoccupation with environment and light, exploring the ways in which new materials can revive and transform a space. To follow this project’s development, go to:

Kronschlaeger will be giving a lecture about this project on July 28th, 2011 at 6:30 pm at the School of Visual Arts with Anita Glesta, coordinator of SVA’s Reconfiguring Site: New Approaches to Public Art and Architecture program. The lecture will take place at 141 West 21st Street, Room 101-C between 6th and 7th Avenues. For more information or to RSVP please contact Keren Moscovitch at

Prior to opening the gallery at 546 West 29th Street, Cristin Tierney worked as an advisor for a number of private collectors and institutions in the United States. While continuing to work with certain long-standing advisory clients, Tierney has opened an exhibition space to promote the work of a select group of contemporary artists. Upcoming exhibitions will include projects by: Eve Sussman and the Rufus Corporation, Jorge Tacla, Tomas Rivas and Malia Jensen, among others.