Artist News: February Part I

Artist News: February Part I

See and support the work of NYFA affiliated artists this February!

Stave off those February blues by enjoying art by NYSCA/NYFA Fellows and Fiscally Sponsored projects. From exhibitions to screenings, readings, and performances, these artists are engaging audiences across the U.S. Share your visit with us on social media by using the hashtags #NYSCANYFAFellows and #NYFAFiscalSponsorship.

Things to do & see in NYC:

Tessa Hughes-Freeland (Fellow in Film ‘01)
Learn about the various methods and techniques of creating collaged films in the upcoming Found Footage & Collage Film Workshop with Hughes-Freeland. More information and registration here.
When: February 11, 2017 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Where: Film-Makers’ Cooperative, 475 Park Avenue South, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10016

Rob Stephenson (Fellow in Photography ‘13)
Stephenson’s photography is featured in Mastering the Metropolis, an exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York that examines the effects of evolving zoning laws and charts the history of the city’s zoning rules and debates to the current day. The result illuminates how the tools of zoning have reflected a century of ideas about what constitutes an “ideal” city.
When: Now – April 23, 2017
Where:  Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029

Joseph Nanashe (Finalist in Interdisciplinary Work ‘15)
Nanashe is participating in the International Print Center New York (ICPNY) group exhibition, Idols and Impossible Structures : New Prints 2017 / Winter. The 55th presentation of ICPNY’s New Prints Program features several innovative methods of artists testing the limits of the medium, including the use of UV-reactive ink, glass powder as pigment, and three-dimensional printed objects. Also represented are traditional techniques including lithography, etching, and linoleum cut.
When: January 19 – April 1, 2017
Where: International Print Center, 508 W. 26th Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10001

Get out of town to see: 

Theresa Ganz (Sponsored Project)
Ganz of artist-run gallery Regina Rex organized group exhibition Quorum as part of an exchange with California-based gallery The Pit. Quorum contains one work by all current or past participating members of Regina Rex, along with one work by the four artists “represented” by the gallery. 
When: Now – February 29, 2017
Where: The Pit, 918 Ruberta Avenue, Glendale, CA 91201

Bora Yoon (Fellow in Music/Sound ‘10)
Yoon will present a newly commissioned, site-specific performance within the exhibit hall and Oculus Theater at The Broad Museum. Her “Sonic Circulation” piece will feature interactive live visualist R. Luke DuBois, Cristal Baschet artist Lenka Morávková, and thereminist Armen Ra. Full performance details here. 
When: February 4, 2017
Where: The Broad Museum, 221 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Mark Dean Veca (Fellow in Painting ‘98, ‘02, ‘08) and 
Swoon (Fellow in Architecture/Environmental Structures/Design ‘13)
The exhibition Thirty-Three: Celebrating 33 Years of the Independent Spirit & Sundance Film Festival showcases 33 artists–including Veca and Swoon–who are at the forefront of contemporary visual art.
When: January 19, 2017 – February 12, 2017
Where: Kimball Art Center, 1401 Kearns Boulevard, Park City, UT 84060

Lorna Bieber (Sponsored Project)
Bieber’s Forces of Nature solo show features works comprised of stock media photography that is manipulated in scale and medium and rephotographed. Her images reinterpret the natural world as an ethereal and poetic place. Click here for full exhibition details.
When: January 21 – May 14, 2017
Where: The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801

Kate Gilmore (Performance Art/Multidisciplinary Work ‘05, Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work ‘12)
Post-Election is an exhibition co-organized by Gilmore in response to the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. A portion of all sales will be donated to the local chapters of Planned Parenthood and Black Lives Matter.
When: January 28 – March 5, 2017
Where: SEPTEMBER, 449 Warren Street #3, Hudson, NY 12534

Sarah Oppenheimer (Fellow in Architecture/Environmental Structures ‘06, ‘10, ‘16)
Experience the Wexner Center for the Arts in entirely new ways with “S-337473,” a newly commissioned work conceived specifically for the center’s unconventional architecture by genre-defying artist Oppenheimer.
When: February 4 – April 16 2017, Winter Exhibition Preview: Sarah Oppenheimer and Laurent Stalder in Conversation at 5:30 PM, followed by a reception from 6-8:30 PM
Where: Wexner Center for the Arts, 1871 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43210

New releases to enjoy at home:

Brendan Toller (Former Sponsored Project)
DVD copies of “Danny Says,” a documentary on the life and times of music industry insider Danny Fields are available now on Amazon. Fields has played a pivotal role in music and culture of the late 20th century: working for The Doors, Lou Reed, Nico, Judy Collins, and managing groundbreaking artists like The Stooges, MC5, and the Ramones.

Lydia Xynogala (Fellow in Architecture/Environmental Structures/Design ‘16)
Xynogala’s new Mediterranean-inspired house was published in Wallpaper*.
Read more about it by clicking here.

Image: Mark Dean Veca (Fellow in Painting ‘98, ‘02, ‘08), Oedipus Wrecked, 2002, acrylic on canvas.

Amy Aronoff
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