Artist News | October Part II

Artist News | October Part II

As October comes to an end, we offer you a round-up of events to close the month surrounded by art.

Attending any exhibitions, performances or screenings by NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellows and NYFA Fiscally Sponsored Projects? Make sure to tell us about it on social media by tagging us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram using the handle @nyfacurrent.

Things to do & see in NYC:

Andres Serrano (Fellow in Photography ‘87)
Visit Jack Shainman Gallery to catch the last week of Torture, Serrano’s first gallery exhibition in New York City in nine Years.
When: Now through November 4, 2017
Where: Jack Shainman Gallery, 513 West 20th Street, New York, NY 10011

Jim Osman (Fellow in Crafts/Sculpture ’17)
Last week to see Osman’s work in the group exhibition Objectify.
When: Now through November 4, 2017
Where: Trestle Gallery, 850 3rd Avenue, Suite 411, Brooklyn, NY 11232

Nadja Verena Marcin (Sponsored Project)
Space Odyssey: Beyond Material Confinements, curated by Nadja Verena Marcin, explores themes including artificial intelligence, gravity, the explosion of movement, and feminine architecture.
When: Now through November 10, 2017
Where: Radiator Gallery, 10-61 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11106

Coralina Rodriguez Meyer (Finalist in Architecture/Environmental Structures/Design ’16)
Faith Ringgold (Fellow in Painting ’88)
Beyond The Bed Covers is a group show comprised of artists exploring the expressive quality of quilting, and who push conventional boundaries of materiality.
When: Now through November 12, 2017
Where: A.I.R. Gallery, 155 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Nicholas Fraser (Fellow in Digital/Electronic Arts ’14)
Heidi Neilson (Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work ’15)
Ekene Ijeoma (Fellow in Architecture/Environmental Structures/Design ’16)
Find your way to You Are Here NYC: Art, Information, and Mapping, a group exhibition of New York City maps and cartography-based artworks.
When: Now through November 15, 2017
Where: Pratt Manhattan Gallery, 144 West 14th Street, New York, NY 10011

Barbara Hammer (Fellow in Video/Film ’88, ’92, ’97, ’98, ’01, ’12)
Company Gallery presents Truant: Photographs, 1970 -1979, a collection of Hammer’s photographs following her travels around the U.S., Africa, and Europe while making her films.
When: Now through November 26, 2017
Where: Company Gallery of New York, 88 Eldridge Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10002

Emma Amos (Fellow in Painting ’89)
Ryan Lee Gallery presents Emma Amos: Black Bodies, an exhibition of paintings highlighting Amos’ continued celebration of the black body as a source and site of power and beauty.
When: Now through December 16, 2017
Where: Ryan Lee, 515 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001

Debi Cornwall (Sponsored Project)
Debi Cornwall’s solo exhibition on Guantanamo and its global diaspora, Debi Cornwall: Welcome to Camp America is now on view at Steven Kasher Gallery.
When: Now through December 22, 2017
Where: Steven Kasher Gallery, 515 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001

Ellen Harvey (Fellow in Painting ’02)
Reflect on the relationship between the past and present in Harvey’s current exhibition Nostalgia, a solo exhibition showcasing recent works.
When: Now through December 23, 2017
Where: Danese Corey, 511 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011

Samantha Hunt (Fellow in Fiction ’10)
Just in time for Halloween, The New York Public Library presents Mid-Sentence | Queer Horror Stories, hosting Hunt, among several other writers, to perform readings from her short story collection The Dark Dark. Readings will be followed by a discussion.
When: October 30, 2017, 6:30 PM
Where: Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, 476 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10018

Kathleen Hill (Fellow in Fiction ’94)
Hill will be doing a reading from her recently published book She Read to us in the Late Afternoons: A Life in Novels, followed by a conversation with Joan Silber. Information on additional upcoming readings can be found on her website.
When: November 1, 2017, 7:00 PM
Where: Book Culture, 536 West 112th Street, New York, NY 10025

Penelope Umbrico (Fellow in Photography ’02, ’10)
As a part of the International Center for Photography School’s lecture series, Umbrico will be discussing her career as a New York-based photographer in Reimagining The Image. Registration required
When: November 1, 2017,  7:00 PM – 9:00 PM 
Where: International Center for Photography School, 1114 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10018

Xavier Cha (Fellow in Interdisciplinary Art ’12)
Cha’s perception-altering new work, Buffer, will be shown as a part of the Performa 17 Biennial in New York. Purchase tickets here.
When: November 1 – 4, 2017, 7:30 PM 
Where: Brooklyn Academy of Music Fisher, 321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Barbara Kruger (Fellow in Interdisciplinary Arts ’85)
Kruger will be performing as a part of the Performa 17 Biennial in New York, using her signature Futura Bold font to deliver messages around consumerism and feminism. Book tickets here.
When: November 2, November 9, and November 16, 2017, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM 
Where: Performa 17 Hub, 47 Walker Street, New York, NY 10013

Andrea Geyer (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ’03)
William Villalongo (Fellow in Painting ’12)
Geyer’s and Villalongo’s works will be on view in the group exhibition Lack of Location is My Location.
When: November 3, 2017 – January 7, 2018
Where: Koenig & Clinton, 1329 Willoughby Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11237

Eiko Otake (Fellow in Choreography ’96)
Otake will be performing her ongoing solo A Body in Places, as a part of the Performa 17 Biennial in New York.
When: November 5, 2017, 10:30 AM – 4:45 PM
Where: The Cloisters, 99 Margaret Corbin Drive, New York, NY 10040 

Joseph Nechvatal (Fellow in Painting ’88, ’92, Computer Arts ’97, ’03)
Galerie Richard presents Computer Virus 1.0 and the Return of Lazarus, a mini-retrospective exhibition of Nechvatal’s work.
When: November 8 – December 10, 2017; Opening: November 8, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM 
Where: Galerie Richard, 121 Orchard Street, New York, NY 10002

Matthew Handal (Sponsored Project)
Matthew Handal’s documentary film, Riding With thisABILITIES, will be screened at the EQUUS Film Festival
When: November 17, 2017, 6:00 PM
Where: Helen Mills Theater, 137-139 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001

Get out of town to see:

Roger Grunwald (Sponsored Project)
Roger Grunwald’s one-man play, The Obligation, is about a Jewish-American comedian, Auschwitz survivor, half-Jewish German soldier, and an SS General that explores the dark history of our world. Buy tickets here.
When: Now through November 5, 2017
Where: Potrero Stage, 1695 18th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

John Morton (Sponsored Project)
John Morton’s work is part of Sup-A-Genius: The Five Guy Show, a group exhibition that celebrates the artist-as inventor.
Now through November 11, 2017
Where: Drawing Rooms, 180 Grand Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Helène Aylon (Sponsored Project)
Aylon’s exhibition and conclusion to her two-decade long G-D Project: Nine Houses Without Women travels to the 2017 Jerusalem Biennale.
When: Now through November 15, 2017
Where: Hamachtarot Museum (Museum of Underground Prisoners), Rehov Mishol Hagvura 1, Russian Compound, Jerusalem, Israel 9131401

Jappie King Black (Fellow in Sculpture ’09)
View Black’s work in the recently opened two-person show Place Makers. Open by appointment; contact information online.
When: Now through November 18, 2017
Where: 2 Loud Cows, 13 Pine Hill Road, Spencerport, NY 14559

Mimi Smith (Fellow in Painting ’86)
There is still time to see Smith’s solo exhibition Protection and Other Time Considerations, a show coinciding with Smith being named as the 2017-2018 Estelle Lebowitz Endowed Visiting Artist at Rutgers University by The Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities (CWAH).
When: Now through December 15, 2017
Where: Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series Galleries, Douglass Library, 8 Chapel Drive, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Francesc Torres (Fellow in Conceptual/Performance Art ’86, ’01)
In the exhibition The Entropic Box [The Museum of Lost Objects], Torres has selected work from the museum’s own collection, and transformed a part of the museum into an entropic box, emphasizing its preserving function.
When: Now through January 14, 2018
Where: Museu Nacional D’Art de Catalunya, Palau Nacional, Parc de Montjuïc, s/n, 08038 Barcelona, Spain

Carolyn Jones (Sponsored Project)
Watch screenings of Carolyn Jones’ documentary, Defining Hope, all across the U.S.
When: November 1, 2017
Where: Find a screening near you.

Lesley Dill (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ’95)
China Marks (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ’05, ’11, Crafts/Sculpture ’17)
Robbin Ami Silverberg (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ’95)
The work of Dill, Marks, and Silverberg will be featured at the 2017 New Jersey Book Arts Symposium, in conjunction with a presentation by the artists.
When: November 3, 2017, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 
Where: Alexander Library, Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey, 169 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Ben Altman (Sponsored Project)
Ben Altman’s photographic project, The More That is Taken Away, will be included in the exhibition Artificial Things at Art at the ARB at the University of Cambridge.
When: November 3, 2017 – January 19, 2018; Reception & Artist Talk: November 30, 2017
Where: Art at the ARB, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

Philemona Williamson (Fellow in Painting ’91)
Join the Montclair Art Museum for an engaging conversation between the Museum’s chief curator and artist Philemona Williamson, in conjunction with Williamson’s first major museum solo exhibition, Metaphorical Narratives.
When: November 9, 2017, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM ;exhibition open now through January 7, 2018
Where: Montclair Art Museum, 3 South Mountain Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042

Nao Bustamante (Fellow in Cross-Disciplinary Arts ’07)
Bustamante invites participants to help her learn Spanish in a live, interactive environment, highlighting how many second or third generation Latinx immigrants have lost their mother tongue.
When: November 11 & 12, 2017, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM 
Where: The Broad, 221 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012

New releases to enjoy at home:

Theresa Hackett (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ’09)
Shari Mendelson (Crafts/Sculpture ’87, ’11)
Read a review in Hyperallergic about Hackett and Mendelson’s recent two-person show at John Molloy Gallery, Excavations and Certainties, open through October 28, 2017.
When: Published on October 14, 2017
Where: Hyperallergic

Kathleen Hill (Fellow in Fiction ’94)
Hill’s new book She Read to us in the Late Afternoons: A Life in Novels is available now. 
Where: In bookstores and online.

Li Lu (Sponsored Project)
Li Lu’s  There is a New World Somewhere is now streaming on Amazon Prime. The film is a formerly fiscally sponsored project.
Where: Watch on Amazon Prime.

R. Sikoryak (Fellow in Fiction ’94)
Sikoryak’s latest comic, The Unquotable Trump, published by Drawn & Quarterly, is out this month.
Where: Available online

Amy Lawless (Fellow in Poetry ’11)
Lawless’s new book, Broadax, recounts her life through a collection of poems.
Where: Available online

NYFA Congratulates:

Fran Antmann (Sponsored Project)
We congratulate Fran Antmann’s Maya Healers for being a finalist in the Lucie Photo Book Prize.

Carolyn Jones (Sponsored Project)
Congratulations to Carolyn Jones for receiving the Best Premiere for Documentary Feature award at the Heartland Film Festival for her film, Defining Hope.

Ishmael Houston-Jones (Fellow in Choreography ’85, ’89)
Miguel Gutierrez (Fellow in Choreography ’04, ’08)
Jennifer Monson (Fellow in Choreography ’89, ’98, ’08)
Art Bridgman (Fellow in Choreography ’90, ’00)
Myrna Packer (Fellow in Choreography ’90, ’00)
Taylor Mac (Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work ’09)
Abdel Salaam (Fellow in Choreography ’04)
NYFA congratulates Bessie Award winners for their various achievements in Dance and Performance. Read more about the specific award categories online.

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

Image: Courtesy of Roger Grunwald, Photo: Leonardo Correa. Roger’s The Mitzvah Project is fiscally sponsored by NYFA.

Amy Aronoff
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