Parrish Scrollathon| Water Mill, New York

Parrish Art Museum                  
Water Mill, New York
November 2014 - January 2015

In conjunction with the exhibition Mary Queen of the Universe, Steven and William worked with 1,100 children and adults from 16 schools and community organizations for the Parrish Scrollathon. Participants toured the exhibition and learned about how the artists make and use scrolls. They collaborated to make a group installation, as well as an individual scroll to keep, and were each photographed for a portrait mural. The collaborative scroll landscape, 1960s TV Dinner, and portraits of all participants are on display during the Parrish 2015 Student Exhibition, and are featured on the website scrollathon.com. 

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Parrish Scrollathon Outtakes

Support for the Parrish Scrollathon is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, The DeWitt Wallace Fund for Youth at the Long Island Community Foundation, the Henry Buhl Foundation, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the Invisible Dog Art Center, Fred and Robin Seegal, Terrie Sultan, Cara Conklin-Wingfield, and Lucien Zayan. 

Steven and William Ladd: Mary Queen of the Universe is made possible, in part, by the generous support of the Joseph and Sylvia Slifka Foundation and the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation. The publication is made possible by the generous support of The Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Horowitz Fund for Publications and William H. Wright II. The Parrish Scrollathon Video was co-directed, shot and edited by Casey Brooks, and co-directed and written by Antonia Bryan. Original music is by Chris Bordeaux and Casey Brooks. The works for this exhibition were made possible through the support of Cristina Grajales Gallery.

1960s TV Dinner, 2015
Archival board, fiber, metal, beads. Landscape 61 x 41 x 3 inches
Courtesy of the Artists and Cristina Grajales Gallery 

A special thanks to our partners Bridgehampton Childcare and Recreation Center, Bridgehampton School, Child Development Center of the Hamptons, East End Special Players, East Hampton High School, Independent Group Home Living Program (IGHL), John M. Marshall Elementary School, Project MOST, Shinnecock Indian Education Program, Southampton Elementary School, Southampton High School, Southampton Intermediate School, Springs School, Tuckahoe Common School and Westhampton Beach Learning Center.

Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Highway Water Mill, NY 11976