Artist News: March Part II

Artist News: March Part II

From New York to Genève, find out what NYFA Affiliated Artists are up to in the last weeks of March. 

Whether you like big events or intimate exhibitions, there’s a NYFA affiliated artist event suitable for every taste. Here’s where you can find them! And don’t forget to tell us about your experience by tagging @nyfacurrent on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

Things to do & see in NYC:

Whitney Biennial
Who: Eric Baudelaire (Fellow in Photography ‘02), Deana Lawson (Fellow in Photography ’06), An-My Lê (Fellow in Photography ’96), Leigh Ledare (Fellow in Photography ’13), and Leslie Thornton (Fellow in Film ’88, ’99).
When: March 17 – June 11, 2017
Where: Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

March Madness
Inspired by the national college basketball tournament, this exhibition features the work of 31 women artists who focus on the culture of sports. Curated by Hank Willis Thomas (Fellow in Photography ’06).
Who: Emma Amos (Fellow in Painting ’89), Renee Cox (Fellow in Photography ’96), Rosalyn Drexler (Fellow in Playwriting/Screenwriting ’90), Faith Ringgold (Fellow in Painting ’88), Martha Rosler (Fellow in Video ’85), Alison Saar (Fellow in Sculpture ’85), and Jean Shin (Fellow in Sculpture ’03).
When: March 17 – May 6, 2017
Where: Fort Gansevoort, 5 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY, 10014

Brian Rutenberg (Fellow in Painting ’04)
Forum Gallery will present the solo show Lowcountry: New Paintings, featuring 11 paintings that reflect the Rutenberg’s love for the South Carolina Lowcountry where he grew up.
When: March 23 – May 6, 2017; Opening on Thursday, March 23, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Where: Forum Gallery, 730 5th Avenue #2, New York, NY 10019

Glendalys Medina (Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work ’12)
Medina will be part of a group show titled Disarming Geometries. These artists apply abstraction and geometry as organizing or fragmenting tools for processing unsettling characteristics of everyday life.
When: January 15 – March 26, 2017
Where: Dorsky Gallery 11-03 45th Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101

Andre Degas (Sponsored Project)
Andre Degas’ film Crossing the Line will be shown on the big screen as part of The Socially Relevant Film Festival.
When: March 17, 2017, 7:30 PM
Where: Cinepolis Chelsea, 260 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011

Get out of town to see:

Saul Becker (Fellow in Painting ’10)
This solo exhibition at the Oxbow Gallery in Seattle features Becker’s most recent paintings, which take inspiration from his travels to the Arctic.
When: February 16 – March 24, 2017
Where: The Oxbow Gallery, 6118 12th Ave South, Seattle, WA 98108

Eric Corriel (Fellow in Digital/Electronic Arts ’09)
Corriel’s piece Targeted will be on display in an exhibition titled Nothing to Hide? Art, Surveillance, and Privacy organized by Real Art Ways.
When: March 4 – June 19, 2017
Where: Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor Street, Hartford, CT 06106

Debi Cornwall (Sponsored Project)
In collaboration with the International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights in Geneva (FIFDH), the Centre de la Photographie Genève presents the first solo exhibition in Europe of Cornwall’s Welcome to Camp America.
When: March 16, 6:00 PM
Where: Centre de la Photographie Genève, Genève, Switzerland

Helene Aylon (Sponsored Project)
Join Aylon in celebration of the conclusion of her 20-year series The G-D Project: Nine Houses Without Women at Knizknick Gallery in Waltham, MA. The exhibition is called Afterword: for the Children.
When: March 20 – June 16, 2017; Opening: March 21, 2017, 5:00 PM
Where: Knizknick Gallery, WSRC, Epstein Building, 515 South Street, Waltham, MA 02453

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

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Image: Deana Lawson (Fellow in Photography ’06), Oscar Man of Four Tongues, 2005, C-print. 

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