Artist News: July Edition Part 2

Artist News: July Edition Part 2

Keep your summer sizzling by supporting NYFA-affiliated artists this July.

Cool off indoors with an exhibition or embrace the heat by attending an outdoor performance. Don’t forget to pack sunscreen!

Please tag #NYFAFellows or #NYFAFiscalSponsorship when sharing your images on social media.

Things to see and do in and around NYC:

Sarah Hennies (Fellow in Music & Sound 16’)
Sarah just received a project grant from New Music USA to fund the recording of her percussion piece “Embedded Environments,” a site-specific piece composed for “Silo City” in Buffalo, NY, a large conglomeration of mostly defunct grain silos in Buffalo.

Alison Cornyn (Fiscally Sponsored)
Incorrigibles, a transmedia and documentary art project, is featured in the exhibition Visions of Confinement: a Lens on Women in the United States Prison System. The exhibit transforms the gallery space into an “educational lounge” and aims to highlight the struggles faced by incarcerated women at a time when the criminal justice system is in crisis and in dire need of reform.
When: Now through September 10, 2016
Where: Hunter East Harlem Gallery, Hunter College’s Silberman School of Social Work at 119th Street and 3rd Avenue, New York, NY
Special events:
July 13, 2016 at 6PM: History of Women and Girls Incarceration, Kathleen Hulser speaks about the NY House of Refuge and the NYState Training School for Girls. Presented by Alison Cornyn of the  Incorrigibles project.
July 16, 2016 from 12:30PM – 4PM: Wand Making Workshop, organized by Alison Cornyn of the Incorrigibles project.

Tony Oursler (Fellow in Video 85’)
Presents the Imponderable, an immersive feature-length film inspired by his own archive of ephemera relating to stage magic and other manifestations of the paranormal, at MoMA. On view till January 8, 2017.
When: Now through January 8, 2017
Where: Museum of Modern Art, 11 W 53rd St. New York, NY

Tony Oursler (Fellow in Video 85’)
Presents an extensive research project, exhibition, film, and publication The Imponderable that investigates his personal collection. On view till October 30, 2016 at CCS Bard Galleries
When: June 25, 2016 – October 30, 2016
Where: CCS Bard Galleries, 33 Garden Rd, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY 12504

Dale Williams (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books 14’)
Appears in the collective exhibition Personal is Political is Personal at 440 Gallery in Brooklyn.
When: July 7, 2016 – August 6, 2016
Where: 440 Gallery, 440 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215

David Thomson (Fellow in Choreography 13’)
Will present a performance during Summer Season Open House at the Bronx Museum on July 13, 2016 at 7:15PM
When: July 13, 2016 7:15PM
Where: Bronx Museum, 1040 Grand Concourse at 165th Street, Bronx, NY 10456, Performance:  2nd floor North Wing.


David Medalla (Fellow in Painting 91’ & 92’)
This July, VENUS will present its second exhibition of work by David Medalla titled I am Enigma, even to myself.
When: July 14, 2016 – August 12, 2016
Where: VENUS | NY, 980 Madison Avenue, FL 3, New York, NY 10075

David Thomson (Fellow in Choreography 13’)
As part of Saturdays at Brooklyn Bridge Park, choreographer David Thomson will present a performance installation called The Voyeurs
Free / RSVP Required
When: July 23, 2016 at 5:30PM & 6:30PM
Where: Brooklyn Bridge Park, 334 Furman St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Leslie McCleave (Fiscally Sponsored)
How Sweet the Sound: The Blind Boys of Alabama, is a feature length documentary produced by Leslie McCleave (NYFA Fiscally Sponsored) will be screened at Stony Brook Film Festival.
What: How Sweet the Sound: The Blind Boys of Alabama screening
When: July 23, 2016 at 5PM
Where: Stony Brook Film Festival, Staller Center’s Main Stage Theatre,100 Nicolls Rd, Stony Brook, NY 11794

Follow us on Twitter and Instagram through the hashtag #NYFAFellows30 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. Applications are currently open; September 30 is the next deadline and there are deadlines throughout the year.

Images, from top: Tony Oursler (Fellow in Video 85’), Imponderable; David Medalla (Fellow in Painting 91’ & 92’), I am an enigma, even to my self

Amy Aronoff
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