Artist News: October

Artist News: October

Fall is officially here and is chock-full of opportunities to see the work of NYFA affiliated artists.

Check out the following compilation of exhibitions, screenings, readings, and performances and remember to share your art adventures with us on social media by following us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Things to do & see in NYC:

Maia Palileo (Fellow in Painting ‘15)
Maia Palileo’s work is now on view at Ortega y Gasset Projects in the group exhibition On Knowing Unknowing: A Material Narrative among artists Nancy Azara, Yevgeny Fiks, and Sun You.
When: Opening Reception: October 8, 2016 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; Exhibition: October 1 – 30, 2016
Where: Ortega y Gasset Projects, 363 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Jim Gaylord (Fellow in Painting ‘08)
Hometown presents Ouroboros is Broken, a two-person exhibition of new work by Jim Gaylord and sculptor Jerry Blackman.
When: October 1 – November 20, 2016
Where: Hometown,1002 Metropolitan Avenue #21, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Luciana Achugar (Fellow in Choreography ‘08, ‘16), Sibyl Kempson (Fellow in Playwriting/Screenwriting ‘16), David Levine (Fellow in Cross-Disciplinary ‘07), and Miguel Gutierrez (Fellow in Choreography ‘04, ‘08)
Visit PRELUDE 2016 for a series of performances, conversations, presentations, and workshops featuring four NYFA affiliated artists.
When: October 5 – October 7, 2016
Where: Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, The CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016

Betty Shamieh (Fellow in Playwriting/Screenwriting ‘04, ‘16)
The Classical Theatre of Harlem presents Fit for a Queen, a timely new comedy based on a true story of one woman’s captivating rise to become the pharaoh of Egypt, written by Shamieh. Click here to purchase tickets.
When: Opening night October 7, 2016, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM; Performances running from October 8 – 30, 2016, Tuesday – Sunday
Where: 3LD Art & Technology Center, 80 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10006

Brenda Iijima (Fellow in Poetry ‘11)
Come hear Iijima and others at the Segue Reading Series at Zinc Bar. Each month will feature different writers twice a month on Saturdays. Happening now through January 2017.
When: October 8, 2016, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Where: Zinc Bar, 82 West 3rd Street, New York, NY, 10012

John O’Connor (Fellow in Painting ‘08, Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ‘14)
John O’Connor is having his first solo exhibition Thin, Dark Crash (how I dread that blue jay) at Pierogi Gallery’s new LES location.
When: October 14 – November 13, 2016; Opening Reception: October 16, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: Pierogi Gallery, 155 Suffolk Street, New York, NY 10002

Glendalys Medina (Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work ‘12)
Spots, Dots, Pips and Tiles, an exhibition around the game of dominoes featuring Glendalys Medina’s work, is opening at Hunter East Harlem Gallery.
When: October 13, 2016 – February 11, 2017; Opening Reception: October 13, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: Hunter East Harlem Gallery, The Silberman School of Social Work Building, 2180 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10035

Dale Williams ( Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ‘14)
Visit Dale’s studio during the Arts Gowanus Open Studios.
When: October 14 – 16, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Where: Due to construction, he will be showing work at 280 Nevins Street, 3rd floor (Nevins Street is one block east of the Gowanus Canal and a half-block north of the Union Street bridge)

Leslie McCleave (Sponsored Project)
Come see How Sweet the Sound: The Blind Boys of Alabama, an official selection of the Margaret Mead Film Festival. Since meeting at a Talladega institute for the blind in the 1930s and creating a band, gospel greats The Blind Boys of Alabama have toured continuously, amassing five Grammy Awards and universal acclaim. Follow their remarkable story over ten years on the road and in the studio.
When: October 15, 2016, 3:00 PM
Where: American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West & 79th Street, New York, NY 10024

Golnar Adili (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ‘09)
Adili will be giving an artist talk at her first NYC solo exhibition in 12 years at Kentler International Drawing Space.
When: October 15, 2016, 4:00 PM 
Where: Kentler International Drawing Space, 353 Van Brunt Street, (Red Hook), Brooklyn, New York 11231

Asia Contemporary Art Week (ACAW) (Sponsored Project)
ACAW brings together leading New York and Asia-based art institutions, museums, and galleries for cutting-edge exhibitions, innovative projects, provocative dialogues, and networking opportunities.
When: A slew of different events, all at different times. Click here for a full calendar. Through November18, 2016.
Where: More places than we can count! Click here for a full calendar.

Cyrilla Mozenter (Fellow in Graphics ‘86, Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ‘01)
Cyrilla Mozenter is donating her drawing to the FiveMyles Benefit, where participants can enjoy live music, performances, and take home one original artwork through a raffle during the event. Purchase tickets here.
When: October 23, 2016, 4:00 – 7:00 PM
Where: FiveMyles, 558 St Johns Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238

Tessa Hughes-Freeland (Fellow in Film ‘01)
Learn about the various methods and techniques of creating collaged films in the upcoming Found Footage & Collage Film Workshop with Tessa Hughes-Freeland. Register Here.
When: October 29, 2016 from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Where: Film-Makers’ Cooperative, 475 Park Avenue South, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10016

Rosebud Ben-Oni (Fellow in Poetry ‘14)
Borders and Identity: The Poetics of Place with Rosebud Ben-Oni is a workshop that will explore the dynamics existing within and arising out of different kinds of borders, not only geographical but also racial, ethnic, sexual, familial, and linguistic. 
When: Ongoing workshop from October to November; First class is on October 12, 2016, 6:00PM – 8:30 PM; Click here to see all classes dates
Where: Poets House, 10 River Terrace, New York, NY 10282

Get out of town to see:

Svjetlana Bukvich (Fellow in Music/Sound ‘13)
Traces, Svjetlana Bukvich’s new score for electric violin Viper, electric harp, drum set & percussion, and electronics, will be presented in Carolyn Dorfman Dance at Bickford Theater, Morris Museum in New Jersey. Watch the short trailer here.
When: November 6, 2016, 2:00 PM
Where: Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, NJ 07960

Sarah Oppenheimer (Fellow in Architecture/Environmental Structures ‘06, ‘10, ‘16)
S-281913, Sarah Oppenheimer’s newly commissioned project for Pérez Art Museum Miami, is now on view at PAMM in Miami. The work connects art, cognitive science, and philosophy, and interacts with the unique architecture of the museum space. Don’t miss out!
When: September 29, 2016 – April 30, 2017
Where: Pérez Art Museum Miami, 1103 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132

Keliy Anderson-Staley (Fellow in Photography ‘08)
Click Triangle Photo Festival presents Relative Distance, featuring photographs which explore the relationship between distance and intimacy in portraiture.
When: September 16 – November 18, 2016; Reception and artist talks: October 20, 7:30 PM
Where: Kontek Systems, 318 Holland Street Mall, Durham, NC

Emma Amos (Fellow in Painting ‘89)
If you’re in Paris this October, don’t miss The Color Line: African-American Artists and Segregation at the Musée du quai Branly.
When: October 4 – January 15, 2017
Where: Musée du quai Branly, 37 Quai Branly, 75007 Paris, France

Visakh Menon (IAP Mentor ‘10)
SIGNAL / NOISE, a solo exhibition of drawings by Visakh Menon, is now on view at the Fairleigh Dickinson University Art Gallery in New Jersey.
When: October 13 – 30, 2016; Opening Reception: October 13, 2016, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Where: Art Gallery at University Hall, Room 11, University Hall, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1000 River Road, Teaneck NJ 07666

Hans Tammen ( Fellow in Digital/Electronic Arts ‘09)
Tammen will be performing music from his album Choking Disklavier this weekend at Pianos Without Organs, a music festival dedicated to the presentation of new works in the North Carolina region.
When: October 8, 2016, 8:00 PM
Where: Pianos Without Organs Festival, Greywalls Hall, 6605 Greywalls Lane, Raleigh, NC 26714

Judith Bernstein (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ‘88)
This year at Frieze London, The Box LA will exhibit a selection of political work by Judith Bernstein and others. The exhibition will focus on each artist’s perspective of America’s involvement in war. Bernstein is a renowned feminist artist who has been producing work over the past fifty years.
When: October 7 – 8, 2016, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM & October 9, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Where: Frieze London, Stand G4

New Releases to enjoy at home:

Sam Newsome (Fellow in Music/Sound ‘16)
What: The New York City Jazz Record features an interview of Sam Newsome by Kurt Gottschalk. Read about the musician’s artistic innovation and adventurous career here

Still have time to consume more art? Check out more Artist News on NYFA Current.

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Image: Maia Palileo (Fellow in Painting ‘15)

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