Artist News: February Part II

Artist News: February Part II

Resist the February blues and get out to see the work of NYFA affiliated artists!

The sun is shining this weekend in New York City, so take advantage of the unseasonably nice weather and have some art adventures! And wherever you are, be sure to share your visit with us on social media by using the hashtags #NYSCANYFAFellows and #NYFAFiscalSponsorship. 

Things to do & see in NYC:

Laura Shapiro (Sponsored Project)
Laura Shapiro performs her choreographed, The Lemonade Variations, at Draftwork at Danspace Project.
When: February 25, 2017 at 3:00 PM
Where: St. Mark’s Church, 131 East 10th Street, New York, NY 10003

Maia Cruz Palileo (Fellow in Painting ‘15)
Maia Cruz Palileo’s second solo show titled Dear, Dear, Dear at the Taymour Grahne Gallery will feature new paintings, works on paper, and fresco sculptures exploring notions of hybrid identity and homeland.
When: 28 February – 22 April 2017
Where: Taymour Grahne Gallery, 157 Hudson Street, NY NY 10013

Gina Ruggeri (Fellow in Painting ‘08)
Ruggeri’s solo exhibition at Nancy Margolis Gallery showcases a new body of work which departs from her usual illusionism and exactitude in favor of improvisation, indeterminacy, and continuously emerging possibilities.
When: February 23 – April 1, 2017; opening reception on Thursday, Februrary 23, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Where: Nancy Margolis Gallery, 523 W 25th Street (between 10th and 11th Avenue), New York, New York 10001

Gordon Moore
(Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ‘14)
Anita Rogers Gallery is thrilled to present an exhibition of new works on canvas and photo emulsion paper by Gordon Moore.
When: February 15 – April 1, 2017
Where: Anita Rogers Gallery, 77 Mercer Street, Suite 2N, New York, New York, 10012

Get out of town to see:

Judith Bernstein
(Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ‘88)
The Box’s fourth solo-exhibition of Judith Bernstein, Cock in the Box, will expose another side of Bernstein’s process. Focusing on smaller-scale works, this show brings together some early masculine screw drawings with Bernstein’s explorations of male-to-female form, Anthuriums.
When: February 11 – March 18, 2017
Where: The Box LA, 805 Traction Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Diana Mara Henry (Sponsored Project)
Attend Women on the Move Forum honoring the 40th anniversary of the first National Women’s Conference in 1977 and featuring the work of its official photographer, Diana Mara Henry.
When: March 8, 2017, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Where: Bay Path University, Blake Commons, 588 Longmeadow Street, Longmeadow, MA 01106

Helène Aylon 
(Fellow in Performance/Multidisciplinary ‘88, ‘93)
Aylon presents her conclusion to The G-d Project: Nine Houses Without Women, her 20-year series highlighting the dismissal of women in Jewish traditions and text in an exhibition titled Afterword: For the Children.
When: March 20, 2017 – June 16, 2017; Jerusalem Biennale 2017, opening on October 1, 2017
Where: The Kniznick Gallery, WSRC, Epstein Building, 515 South Street, Waltham, Massachusetts

The NYSCA/NYFAArtist Fellowship Program awards $7,000 grants to individual artists living and working in New York State, and NYFA’s Fiscal Sponsorship program enhances the fundraising capabilities of individual artists and emerging arts organizations.

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Image: Maia Cruz Palileo (Fellow in Painting ‘15)

Amy Aronoff
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