Artist News: End of August

Artist News: End of August

Find the work of NYFA Affiliated Artists in New York, around the country, and in the comfort of your own home

The last days of summer are filled with opportunities to see the work of NYFA Affiliated Artists. Check out the following exhibitions, screenings, readings, and performances and remember to let us know what you think on Social Media by using the hashtags #NYFAFellows and #NYFAFiscalSponsorship.

Things to do & see in NYC:

Ronna Wineberg (Fellow in Fiction ‘04)
Celebrate the recent release of Nine Facts That Can Change Your Life by Ronna Wineberg with two upcoming readings.
When:  August 30, 2016 at 7 PM
Where: Book Culture, 450 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY 10024
When:  October 23, 2016 at 7 PM
Where: KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003

Scott McCarney (Fellow in Photography ‘86, Printmaking/Drawing/Artist’s Books ‘90, ‘11)
See Scott’s work in the group exhibition The Keeper at the New Museum.
When:  Now – September 25, 2016
Where: The New Museum, 235 Bowery, New York, NY 10002

Danny Lyon (Fellow in Film ‘86)
Danny Lyon’s retrospective, Message to the Future, remains on view at the Whitney.
When:  Now – September 25, 2016
Where: The Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

Pacifico Silano (Fellow in Photography ‘16)
Pacifico Silano is included in the group exhibition Art AIDS America at the Bronx Museum.
When:  Now – September 25, 2016
Where: Bronx Museum, 1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456

Naomi Harris (Fellow in Photography ‘13), Frances F. Denny (Fellow in Photography ‘16), Alma Leiva (Fellow in Interdisciplinary ‘12)
Walk around Brooklyn Bridge Park to discover these photographers work featured in THE FENCE 2016: An Outdoor Photography Exhibition.
When:  Ongoing
Where: Brooklyn Bridge Park, 334 Furman St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Mary Tooley Parker (Fellow in Folk/Traditional Arts ‘15)
Parker is featured in the the 127th Annual Exhibition Members’ Exhibition at the National Association of Women.
When:  September 3 – September 24, 2016
Where: National Association of Women, 315 West 39th Street Suite 508, New York, NY 10018

Lisa Corinne Davis (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ‘97, Painting ‘00)
Representing Rainbows curated by Lisa Corinne Davis opens this September.
When:  Opening Reception, September 9, 2016 6 PM – 8 PM, On view: August 22 – October 8, 2016
Where: Gerald Peters Gallery, 24 East 78th Street, New York, NY 10075

Mikhail Gubin (Fellow in Crafts/Sculpture ‘14)
Come September check out Mikhail Gubin’s exhibition Autumn Harvest.
When:  September 10 – October 1, 2016, Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Sunday 1 PM – 6 PM
Where: Westbeth Gallery, 55 Bethune Street, New York, NY 10014

Drumsongs Productions, Inc. (Fiscally Sponsored)
Join Drumsongs Productions for Traditional African Drum Carving Workshops.
When: 1 PM to 6 PM on the following dates: August 27,28; September 3, 4,10,11,17,18, 24, 25  
Where: Onipa Abusia Cultural Center, 171-32 Liberty Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11433
Note: Pre-registration REQUIRED! Please call 347-849-5955 for details & registration

Donna Dennis (Fellow in Painting ‘92; Sculpture ‘85)
Studies for Little Tube House and the Night Sky was reviewed by Joyce Beckenstein in Sculpture Magazine.
Where: Read at Sculpture Magazine

Get out of town to see:

Elllie Irons (Fellow in Interdisciplinary Arts ‘15)
Join Ellie at the Headlands Center for the Arts for a workshop, Exploring Weeds through Watercolor
When: Sunday, August 28, 2 PM – 5 PM
Where: Headlands Center for the Arts, 944 Simmonds Road, Sausalito, CA  94965

Emily Barletta (Fellow in Crafts ‘09)
Mind Over Matter, an exhibition featuring wood and fiber artists opens at Florida CraftArt
When: August 26 – October 22, 2016. Reception August 26, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Where: Florida CraftArt, 501 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL

Chico MacMurtrie (Digital/Electronics Arts ‘09; Fellow in Computer Arts ‘03)
Chico MacMurtrie/Amorphic Robot Works premieres Pneuma World, a site-specific, performative installation at Muffatwerk.
When: September 1 – September 9, 2016, opening at 7:00 PM
Where: Muffatwerk, Zellstrasse 4, 81667 Munich

Kwesi Abbensetts (Fellow in Photography ‘16)
You have a few more weeks to see Un I Fixed Homeland, a collective exhibition of thirteen emerging and established Guyanese artists at aljira.
When: Now – September 17, 2016
Where: aljira : A Centre for Contemporary Art, 591 Broad Street Newark, NJ 07102

Ruth Lauer Manenti (Fellow in Photography ‘16)
Ruth Lauer Manenti presents new photographs in a solo exhibition at Riverfront Antique and Design Center.
When:  Now – September 19, 2016
Where: Riverfront Antique and Design Center, 99 South 3rd Street, Door 21, Hudson, NY 12534

Coco Fusco (Fellow in Non-Fiction ‘91, ‘14)
Atlanta Contemporary Art Center selected Coco Fusco along with thirty-two other artists, for the revived Atlanta Biennial (ATLBNL).
When:  August 27 – December 18, 2016
Where: Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, 535 Means St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

Rachel Sussman (Fellow in Photography ‘13)
Mass MoCa exhibition, The Space Between includes work by Rachel Sussman.
When:  Now – January 2017
Where: Mass MoCA, 1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams, MA 01247

Emma Amos (Fellow in Painting ‘89)
Visit New Jersey to see Emma Amos in the group exhibition Modern Heroics now on view at the Newark Museum.
When:  Now – January 8, 2017
Where: Newark Museum, 49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102

Jen Bervin (Fellow in Poetry ‘07), Sharon Ellis (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artist’s Books ‘91), Nina Katchadourian (Fellow in Video ‘04), Rachel Sussman (Fellow in Photography ‘13), and Julianne Swartz (Fellow in Sculpture ‘05)
MASS MoCA presents EXPLODE EVERY DAY: AN INQUIRY INTO THE PHENOMENA OF WONDER,  which features five NYFA Fellows and closes this coming Spring.
When:  Now – April 3, 2017
Where: Mass MoCA, 1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams, MA 01247

New Releases to enjoy at home:

Barbara Kopple (Fellow in Film ‘85)
Check out Barbara Kopple’s new film Miss Sharon Jones!
When:  In theatres July 29, 2016
Where: Find a showing near you

Edward Mapplethorpe (Fiscally Sponsored)
Stream the recent feature of photographer Edward Mapplethorpe, reported by Serena Altschul and featured on CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood. Where: CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood

Laura Ricciardi & Moira Demos (Fiscally Sponsored)
Making a Murderer recently received six Emmy nominations! You can still watch this groundbreaking series on Netflix…. as you eagerly await the recently renewed second season.
When:  Streaming now on Netflix!
Where: The comfort of your home.

Ruth Lauer Manenti (Fellow in Photography ‘16)
Check out the new book release, Fell in Your Hands published by Lantern Books.
Where to purchase: Amazon

Follow us on Twitter and Instagram through the hashtag #NYFAFellows for more events with past and present NYFA affiliated artists and find out more about the activities planned for our 30th Anniversary on our website. NYFA’s Artists’ Fellowship Program awards $7,000 grants to individual artists living and working in New York State.

Are you interested in using NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship to support your next great idea? Check out more details here. Our next application cycle is September 30. Also don’t forget to friend us on Facebook to see what current fiscally sponsored projects are up to! #NYFAFiscalSponsorship

Image: Danny Lyon (Fellow in Film ‘86), Tesca, Cartagena, Colombia, 1966. Cibachrome, printed 2008. Image 25.7 × 25.7 cm (10 1/8 × 10 1/8 in.). Collection of the artist. © Danny Lyon, courtesy Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York

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