Artist News: Happy Thanksgiving (Or: Gobble Gobble!)

Artist News: Happy Thanksgiving (Or: Gobble Gobble!)

In exactly one week from now…

…we will all get to take a well-deserved break from work and school to enjoy some turkey, sweet potato casserole, and pumpkin pie!

We wish all our NYFA Friends a very happy Thanksgiving with delicious food, quality time with the loved ones and – of course – amazing art events, exhibitions, readings and more. Forget about Black Friday Sales and check out the list below, go out and enjoy the inspiring artworks our NYFA Fellows have on show this month!

Edwin Sánchez (Fellow in Playwriting/Screenwriting ‘98, ‘00, ‘06)
This Friday, the three-time NYFA Fellow will be reading from his most recent novel, Diary of a Puerto Rican Demigod. The reading at the Drama Book Shop will be followed by a discussion with the author.
Where? 250 W 40th St., New York, NY 10018
When? November 20, 2015, at 5:00 PM

Doron Langberg (Finalist in Painting ‘15)
Has an exhibition with Gaby Collins-Fernandez coming up at Danese / Corey Gallery. The opening will be this Thursday, November 19, 2015.
Where? 511 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011
When? November 20 – December 23, 2015

Ana De Orbegoso (Fellow in Photography ’08)
Congratulations to the Photography Fellow whose film, the Last Inca Princess, just won Best Experimental Film at the 2015 Big Apple Film Festival!

Stephanie Strickland (Fellow in Poetry ’97)
Is featured in the new anthology, Union, by the international literary journal Drunken Boat. Upcoming Monday, November 23, Stephanie will read amongst eight other writers at the Asian American Writers’ Workshop.
Where? 112 West 27th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10001
When? November 23, 2015, 7:00 PM

Indran Amirthanayagam (Fellow in Poetry ’93)
Has been featured in NYFA’s bookshow, Stacks, and is now at the Miami Book Fair. This Saturday he will participate in the reading event, New Poems: A Reading at Centre Gallery (Building 1, 3rd Floor, Room 1365).
Where? 300 NE Second Ave.,Miami, Fl 33132 United States
When? November 21, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Larry Krone (Fellow in Crafts ‘09, Interdisciplinary Art ’15)
The two-time Fellow has released his new book, Look Book, this past Sunday. You can now preorder it here.
When? The official release is scheduled for December 1, 2015

The Artist will also perform at Sid Gold’s Request Room with his husband Jim Andralis in a new duet show A Taste of Romance.
Where? 165 W 26th St, New York, NY 10001
When? November 23, 2015, doors open at 7:00 PM, show starts at 8:00 PM

Deborah Zlotsky (Fellow in Painting ’12) and Jenny Kemp (Fellow in Painting ’15)
Are featured in the exhibition Remains to be seen at Geoffrey Young Gallery in Massachusetts.
Where? 40 Railroad St, Great Barrington, MA 01230
When? November 7 – 28, 2015

Laura Shechter (Fellow in Painting ’15)
Is featured in the show, Lustrous Lines: Contemporary Metalpoint Drawings, coming up at the Humboldt Arts Council in the Morris Graves Museum of Art in California.
Where? 636 F Street, Eureka, CA 95501
When? November 21, 2015 – January 3, 2016

Justin Berry (Fellow in Digital/Electronics ‘14)
Has an exhibition White Point at CAVE Gallery at the The Russell Industrial Center in Detroit.
Where? 1600 Clay St, Detroit, MI 48211
When? November 7 – December 6, 2015

Nadia Sablin (Fellow in Photography ’13)
Her Exhibition Seven Summers at Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery at Nassau Community College is on view through December 22, 2015.
Where? 1 Education Drive, Garden City, NY 11530-6793
When? November 3 – December 22, 2015

Abeer Hoque (Fellow in Nonfiction ’14)
Will participate in 1040 Lounge, a literary event for Bangladeshi American and Bronx based writers. The event is on November 19 at the Bronx Museum of the Arts.
Where? North Wing Lobby, 1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY, 10456
When? November 19, 2015, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Catherine Gammon (Fellow in Fiction ’87, ’91)
Her piece, What is Romeo?, is featured in The Collagist.
Where? Click here to read it!

Melissa Cacciola (Fellow in Photography ’13)
Her exhibition SKYWALKERS: The Legacy of the Mohawk Ironworker at the World Trade Center will open at the Staten Island Museum this Saturday.
Where? Staten Island Museum
When? Opening: November 21, 2015 at 2:00 PM

– Charlotte Jansen

Image Credits: Nadia Sablin (Fellow in Photography ‘13), Lunch for Two, Archival Digital Print, 2010; Andrew Holbrooke (Fellow in Photography ‘04); Doron Langberg (Finalist in Painting ’15), Tulips, Material: Oil on linen, 2014

Amy Aronoff
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