Artist News: May Edition Part III

Artist News: May Edition Part III

NYFA Affiliated Artists at the Queens Museum & More!

Queens International 2016
Judith Barry (Fellow in Conceptual/Performance Art ‘86, Performance Art/Emergent Forms ’90, Performance Art/Emergent Forms ’97), Matthew Buckingham (Fellow in Film ’01), Magali Duzant (Fiscally Sponsored Artist), Flux Factory (Boot Camp Participants), Oded Hirsch (Fellow in Film/Video ’12), Clifford Owens (Fellow in Performance Art/Multidisciplinary Work ’05), Michael Rakowitz (Fellow in Architecture/Environmental Structures ’06), Suketu Mehta (Fellow in Fiction ’98), and Mark Tribe (Fellow in Inter-Disciplinary ‘09).
When: Until July 31, 2016
Where: Queens Museum, New York City Building, Meridian Rd, Queens, NY 11368

Mirra Bank (Fellow in Film ‘88, Fiscally Sponsored Artist)
Now showing The Only Real Game on Netflix
When: Now
Where: Netflix

Ed Bergtold (Fiscally Sponsored Filmmaker)
Fiscally sponsored film When Night Falls (watch the official trailer hereis getting a lot of attention:

  • Received a Best Actor nomination at the Northeast Film Festival
  • Won Best Actor at the LA Horror Competition
  • Won Best Horror/Thriller and nominated for Best Actor at the Brightside Tavern Film Festival
  • Nominated for Best Horror/Thriller and Cinematography at Hang On to your Shorts Film Festival
  • Won a Silver Remi Award for Horror/Fantasy at Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival

Zaria Forman (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ‘14)
Drawings that show the beauty and fragility of Earth, TEDTalk by Zaria Forman
When: Released on May 25, 2016

Margaret Corbit (Fiscally Sponsored Artist)
Presents her solo show and unveils a mosaic

Event #1 At the Water’s Edge, at the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant Visitor Center
When: April 16 – July 15, 2016
Where: 329 Greenpoint Avenue, Greenpoint, Brooklyn NY, 11222

Event #2 1st Street Mosaic Project: Plantastic! (3rd Mosaic Installation)
When: July 5 – 15, 2016
Where: 1st St & Franklin St, Ithaca, NY 14850

Tom Fruin (Fiscally Sponsored Artist)
Wants you to visit DUMBO to see Kolonihavehus
When: Currently on view
Where: Brooklyn Bridge Park, 334 Furman St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Christopher Williams (Fellow in Choreography ‘10, Fiscally Sponsored Artist)
Will perform around NYC and state the summer

Event #1 The Good So Far (world première), part of the New York Philharmonic Biennial Concert: Young Americans
When: June 5, 2016 at 3:00pm
Where: David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Event #2 Il Giardino d′Amore (excerpts) & Dardanus Suite (excerpts)
When: June 11th, 2016 at 7:30pm
Where: Kaatsbaan International Dance Center, 120 Broadway, Tivoli, NY 12583


Get out of town to see:

Mikhail Gubin (Fellow in Crafts/Sculpture ‘14)
Abstract Mind: the International Exhibition on Abstract Art
When: June 3 – 26, 2016
Where: CICA Museum, 196-30, Samdo-rp, Yangchon-eup Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea 415-843

Jen Bervin (Fellow in Poetry ‘07)
Explode Every Day: An Inquiry into the Phenomena of Wonder
When: Opening Reception on Saturday, May 28, 2016 from 5 PM – 6:30 PM
Where: MASS MoCA, 1040 MASS MoCA WAY, North Adams, MA 01247

Abby Robinson (Fellow in Photography ‘06)
Central European University’s School of Public Policy annual conference
The View from Here: Artists//Public Policy
When: Saturday, June 1 – 7, 2016
Where: School of Public Policy at Central European University, Nador u. 9, 1051 Budapest, Hungary

Leslie Li (Fiscally Sponsored Artist)
Featured in the Mixed Remixed Festival in Los Angeles, CA
When: June 10 – 11, 2016
Where: Japanese American National Museum, 100 N Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Anna Deavere Smith (Fiscally Sponsored Artist)
Addresses America’s education system and its mass incarceration crisis in Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education
When: August 20 – September 18, 2016
Where: Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138

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.

Images, from top: Abby Robinson (Fellow in Photography ‘06), Road; Oded Hirsch (Fellow in Video/Film ‘12)

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