Artist News | July Part II

Artist News | July Part II

Summer is a great time to enjoy the work of NYFA Affiliated Artists, whether in the gallery or theater or outside in the parks and streets!

There’s no shortage of things to do this summer, and we invite you to bask in the exhibitions, screenings, readings, and performances of NYFA affiliated artists. See below for art opportunities in and outside of NYC, as well as art you can view from the comforts of home. Let us know if you are enjoying our artists’ work by using the hashtags #NYSCANYFAFellow and #NYFAFiscalSponsorship.

Things to do & see in NYC:

Yvonne Rainer (Fellow in Film ‘90, ’95)
The Film Society of Lincoln Center presents Talking Pictures: The Cinema of Yvonne Rainer, a comprehensive retrospective of the celebrated dancer/choreographer’s film work.
When: July 21 – July 25, 2017 
Where: Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, 144 West 65th Street, New York, NY 10023

Simone Leigh (Fellow in Sculpture ‘09)
The Studio Museum’s inHarlem is a public sculpture project within Harlem’s quartet of historic parks. Leigh’s sculptural work can be found at Marcus Garvey Park.
When: Now through July 25, 2017
Where: Marcus Garvey Park, 18 Mount Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

Glendalys Medina (Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work ‘12)
EFA Robert Blackburn Printshop presents Sip Summer Exhibitions Part II, which will include Medina’s work.
When: 6 PM – 8PM July 26, 2017; July 26 – August 13, 2017
Where: EFA Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, 323 West 39th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018

Judith Barry (Fellow in Conceptual/Performance Art ‘86, ’90, ’97)
imagination, dead imagine is an installation with sound and video projection by Barry, curated by Piper Marshall. 
When: Now through July 28, 2017
Where: Mary Boone Gallery, 541 West 24th Street, NY, New York

Laura Naylor (Sponsored Project)
Naylor’s stop-motion film Bartleby returns home and will be screened at the 14th Annual Animation Block Party at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). Buy tickets here.
When: July 28, 2017 at 4:30 PM
Where: BAM Rose Cinemas, 30 Lafayette Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11217


Jennifer Wen Ma (Sponsored Project)
Wen Ma’s Eight Views of Paradise Interrupted fuses aspects of traditional Chinese art with a distinctly contemporary approach with delicate, ephemeral installations.
When: Now through July 28, 2017
Where: Sandra Gering Inc., 14 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065

Artmakers, Inc. (Sponsored Organization)
The exhibition La Lucha Continua: The Struggle Continues shares political murals from 1985 and 2017 addressing gentrification, police brutality, immigration, feminism, and opposition of U.S. intervention in Central America and apartheid in South Africa.
When: Now through July 31, 2017 (Thurs., Fri., & Sat.)
Where: The Loisaida Center, 710 East 9th Street, New York, NY, 10009

Mary Mattingly (Sponsored Project)
Swale has docked at its new location at Concrete Plant Park in Bronx, NY! Visit this floating food forest and harvest herbs, fruits, and vegetables for free.
When: Now through August 3, 2017
Where: Concrete Plant Park, Bronx, NY 10472

Debi Cornwall (Sponsored Project)
Cornwall’s photographs from Welcome to Camp America will be a part of this year’s Aperture Summer Open, On Freedom.
When: Now through August 17, 2017
Where: Aperture Foundation, 547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor New York, NY 10001

Steed Taylor (Fellow in Painting ‘02, Sculpture ‘07)
Sew and Sew is a 400 foot long road tattoo, stretching across two blocks of Broadway. It was commissioned by the Garment District Alliance with support from the NYC DOT Art Program. This section of Broadway will be vehicle-free, but viewers are invited to walk and bike over the work.
When: Now through September 4, 2017
Where: Garment District Plaza, Broadway, between 41st Street & 36th Street, New York

Dawoud Bey (Fellow in Photography ‘86, ’90)
Phyllis Galembo (Fellow in Photography ‘96, ’10, ’16)
Glendalys Medina (Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work ‘12)
Bey, Galembo, and Medina are part of the show Harlem Postcards, an ongoing project that invites contemporary artists of diverse backgrounds to reflect and represent the intimate and dynamic perspectives of Harlem.
When: Now through September 10, 2017
Where: Harlem Studio Museum, 144 West 125th Street, New York, NY 10027

Sanford Biggers (Fellow in Performance ‘05)
LoVid (Fellows in Inter-Disciplinary Arts ‘09, Digital/Electronic Arts ‘17)
The Children’s Museum of the Arts presents Maker, Maker, a group exhibition that explores the recent explosion of D.I.Y. Maker culture and the expanding relationship between fine art and craft.
When: Now through September 10, 2017
Where: Children’s Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton Street, New York, NY 10014

14 Sculptors Gallery (Sponsored Organization)
14 Sculptors Gallery joins the Rockaway art scene with their new exhibition 14 Sculptures on the Rock.
When: Now through October 9, 2017
Where: Rockaway Beach, 94th Street, Far Rockaway, NY 11693


Get out of town to see:

Mikhail Gubin (Fellow in Crafts/Sculpture ‘14)
Gubin’s photography has been selected by Loosenart for inclusion in their group exhibition The Street Experience.
When: Now through July 31, 2017
Where: The Millepiani Space, Via N. Odero 13 – 00154 Rome, Italy

John Van Alstine (Sponsored Project)
Van Alstine’s sculptures are now on view at The Laffer Gallery as part of the show Cartography & Choreography.
When: Now through July 30, 2017
Where: The Laffer Gallery, 96 Broad Street, Schuylerville, NY 12871

Jessica Stockholder (Fellow in Painting ‘89)
99 Cents or Less is a group exhibition of 99 artists based in the United States and centered around Detroit’s ongoing economic crisis. The exhibition highlights how artists address the changes and evolution of mass production and consumer relations.
When: Now through August 6, 2017
Where: Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, 4454 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 4801

Andres Serrano (Fellow in Photography ‘87 and Sponsored Project)
Revealing Reality is the first large Dutch exhibition of Serrano’s work in 20 years, showcasing photographs drawn from his early photograph series. Serrano’s book Salvation (Hatje Cantz, 2016) is a fiscally sponsored project.
When: Now through September 3, 2017
Where: Huis Marseille, Keizersgracht 401,1016 EK Amsterdam, Netherlands

New releases to enjoy at home: 

Patricia Horvath (Fellow in Nonfiction ‘07/Fiction ‘15)
Published by Etruscan Press, Horvath’s memoir All the Difference is a captivating account of the author’s transformation from a visibly disabled young woman to someone who could abruptly “pass” for able-bodied, and considers the literature of physical transformation and how folk and fairy tales shape our attitudes towards the disabled.
When: Available now!
Where: Etruscan Press and other retailers

Fran Antmann (Sponsored Project)
Maya Healers: A Thousand Dreams is a compelling collection of photographs and writing by Antmann. The book explores the power and mystery of indigenous healing practices among the Maya people of Guatemala and is published by Nirala Press.
When: Available now!
Where: Purchase through Antmann’s website here.

The NYSCA/NYFA Artist 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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Images: Steed Taylor (Fellow in Painting ‘02, Sculpture ‘07), Sew and Sew, Photo Courtesy: Steed Taylor; Bartleby film still, Photo Courtesy: By the By Productions; Mikhail Gubin (Fellow in Crafts/Sculpture ‘14), Creature
, 2013, wood, acrylic, ink

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