Artist News: September

Artist News: September

September has arrived and with it a full Fall calendar of art activities.

From THE FENCE of talented photographers on view right around the corner from our BK offices all the way to Atlanta where you can catch a NYFA Fellow in the Atlanta Biennial, there are plenty of new opportunities to see the work of NYFA Artists. Check out the following exhibitions, screenings, workshops and performances and remember to let us know what you think on social media by using the hashtags #NYFAFellows and #NYFAFiscalSponsorship.

Things to do & see in NYC:

Golnar Adili (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ‘09)
Catch Language Landscape, Adili’s first NYC solo exhibition in 12 years at Kentler International Drawing Space.
When: September 9 – October 23, 2016; Opening Reception Friday: September 9, 6 PM – 8 PM 
Where: Kentler International Drawing Space, 353 Van Brunt Street, (Red Hook), Brooklyn, New York 11231

Dread Scott (Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work ‘12; Performance Art/Multidisciplinary Work ‘05; Sculpture ‘01)
Featuring work from 1987-2014, this solo exhibition, Dread Scott: A Sharp Divide is on view at the Rowan University Art Gallery.
When: Now – November 5, 2016; Opening Reception: Thursday, September 15, 7 PM – 8:30 PM 
Where: Rowan University Art Gallery, 301 West High Street First Floor, Glassboro, NJ

Joe Nanashe (Finalist in Interdisciplinary Arts ‘15)
Debuts new work in a solo exhibition titled, American Vanitas, on view at Victori + Mo. 
When: September 9 – October 16, 2016; Opening Reception: Friday, September 9, 6 PM – 9 PM
Where: Victori + Mo, 56 Bogart Brooklyn, NY 11206

Charlotte Beckett (Fellow in Crafts/Sculpture ‘14)
A new piece from Charlotte Beckett is on view every weekend in September at the Governor’s Island Art Fair in Castle Williamson.
When: Now – September 25, 2016; Saturdays and Sundays only, 11 AM – 6 PM 
Where: Governor’s Island, Colonel Row, Fort Jay, and Castle Williamson 

Scott McCarney (Fellow in Photography ‘86, Printmaking/Drawing/Artist’s Books ‘90, ‘11)
See Scott’s work in the group exhibition The Keeper at the New Museum.
When: Now – September 25, 2016
Where: The New Museum, 235 Bowery, New York, NY 10002

Danny Lyon (Fellow in Film ‘86)
Danny Lyon’s retrospective, Message to the Future, remains on view at the Whitney.
When: Now – September 25, 2016
Where: The Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

Pacifico Silano (Fellow in Photography ‘16)
Pacifico Silano is included in the group exhibition Art AIDS America at the Bronx Museum.
When: Now – September 25, 2016
Where: Bronx Museum, 1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456

Judith Sloan (Fellow in Music/Sound ‘13)
As part of the Brian Lehrer show’s Election 2016 series, Judith Sloan will perform Yo Miss! at WNYC’s The Greene Space.
When: September 29, 2016, 7 PM
Where: WNYC’s The Greene Space, 44 Charlton Street, New York, NY 10014

Naomi Harris (Fellow in Photography ‘13), Frances F. Denny (Fellow in Photography ‘16), Alma Leiva (Fellow in Interdisciplinary ‘12)
Walk around Brooklyn Bridge Park to discover these photographers work featured in THE FENCE 2016: An Outdoor Photography Exhibition.
When: Ongoing
Where: Brooklyn Bridge Park, 334 Furman St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Eric Corriel (Fellow in Digital/Electronics ‘09); Zachary Fabri (Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work ‘12)
Polaris, a group exhibition opening at Baxter St Camera Club of New York, explores engineered social injustices and features Eric Corriel and Zachary Fabri.
When: September 7 – October 15, 2016; Opening Reception: Wednesday, September 7, 6 PM – 8 PM 
Where: Baxter St, The Camera Club of New York, 126 Baxter Street, New York, NY 10013

Lisa Corinne Davis (Fellow in Painting ‘00; Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts ‘97); Joanne Greenbaum (Fellow in Painting ‘96); Julie Heffernan (Fellow in Painting ‘96); David Humphrey (Fellow in Painting ‘85) Todd Knopke (Fellow in Painting ‘12); Shinique Smith (Fellow in Sculpture ‘07); Robin Tewes (Fellow in Painting ‘89); Leslie Wayne (Fellow in Painting ‘06)
Representing Rainbows, curated by Lisa Corinne Davis and featuring seven NYFA artists is now on view at GP Presents.
When: August 22 – October 8, 2016. Opening Reception: Friday, September 9, 2016, 6 PM – 8 PM
Where: GB Presents, 24 East 78th Street, New York, NY 10075. 

Mikhail Gubin (Fellow in Crafts/Sculpture ‘14)
Mikhail Gubin’s solo exhibition Autumn Harvest is now on view at Westbeth Gallery.
When: September 10 – October 1, 2016, Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 1 PM – 6 PM
Where: Westbeth Gallery, 55 Bethune Street, New York, NY 10014

Maia Cruz Palileo (Fellow in Painting ‘15)
Featured in the group exhibition Well Traveled, opening at Corridor Gallery on Saturday.
When: September 11 – November 20, 2016; Opening Reception: Saturday, September 11, 4 PM  – 6 PM
Where: Corridor Gallery, Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, 334 Grand Ave., Between Greene Ave. and Gates Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238

David Thomson (Fellow in Choreography ‘13)
The Voyeurs, the second installment of Thomson’s series, involves new characters and narratives instigated by what was seen from afar at Madison Square Park.
When: September 15 – 16, 2016, 6 PM & September 18, 2016, 2 PM
Where: Madison Square Park, 23rd Street & Broadway, New York, NY

Ed Bergtold (Sponsored Project)
Ed Bergtold and Karin Ivancev’s film When the Night Falls is screening at the Coney Island Film Festival! A washed-up minor league baseball player gets out of prison for a crime he didn’t commit, only to find all hell breaking loose around him and the ones he loves in this horror-dramedy.
When: September 17, 2016, 8 PM
Where: Coney Island Museum, 1208 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224
Tickets: Click here

Patrick O’Brien (Sponsored Project)
Patrick O’Brien’s documentary TransFatty Lives chronicles his life after an ALS diagnosis at age thirty. This screening at his alma mater is followed by a Q & A with Patrick and film collaborator Timothy Saccenti.
When: September 18, 2016, 5:30 PM
Where: SVA Theater, 178 7th Ave South, New York, NY 10014
Tickets: FREE! General Admission RSVPs via Eventbrite are appreciated, but not necessary, and do not guarantee admittance. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors will open approximately 30 minutes prior to the screening.

Menachem Daum and Oren Rudavsky
From the co-directors and co-producers of the NFYA fiscally sponsored project, Hiding and Seeking and A Life Apart, comes their latest film, The Ruins of Lifta. The village is threatened by an Israeli development plan that would convert it into an upscale Jewish neighborhood and forever change its character. The film documents the battle between developers, the Israeli Land authority, and the Palestinian and Jewish Coalition to Save Lifta.
When: Opening September 23, 2016
Where: Lincoln Plaza Cinemas, 1886 Broadway, New York, NY 10023
Tickets: Lincoln Plaza Cinemas Tickets and Showtimes

Sharon Louden (Fellow in Architecture/Environmental Structures/Design ‘13)
For the first time since 2007, works on paper by Sharon Louden will be on view in the Morgan Lehman Gallery’s ground floor space as part of her solo exhibition, Windows.
When: September 8 – October 8, 2016
Where: Morgan Lehman Gallery, 534 West 24th Street, New York, NY 10011

Drumsongs Productions, Inc. (Sponsored Organization)
Join Drumsongs Productions for Traditional African Drum Carving Workshops.
When: 1 PM – 6 PM on the following dates: September 10,11,17,18, 24, 25
Where: Onipa Abusia Cultural Center, 171-32 Liberty Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11433
Note: Pre-registration REQUIRED! Please call 347-849-5955 for details & registration

Get out of town to see:

Roxa Smith (Fellow in Painting ‘12); Jane South (Fellow in Sculpture ‘07); Erika Ranee (Fellow in Painting ‘96)
Debuts work in the group show, Black and Blue plus Orange at the Geoffrey Young Gallery.
When: September 3 – 30, 2016
Where: Geoffrey Young Gallery, 40 Railroad Street Great Barrington, Ma 01230

David Thomson (Fellow in Choreography ‘13)
As part of the Mount Tremper Arts Residency, Dan Thomson continues his process performance of he his own mythical beast with a performance on Saturday.
When: Saturday, September 10, 8 PM 
Where: Mount Tremper Arts, 647 South Plank Road, Mt Tremper, Mt Tremper New York 12457

Ed Bergtold (Sponsored Project)
Ed Bergtold and Karin Ivancev’s film When the Night Falls is screening at the Northeastern Film Festival! This may be the last time to see this horror-dramedy in North Jersey! Even though the screening is on the first day of NFL football season, you can watch the flick and still be out in time for the 1 PM kickoff.
When: September 11, 2016, at 9 AM
Where: Teaneck Cinemas 503 Cedar Lane, Teaneck, NJ 07666
Tickets: Click here

Jen P. Harris (Fellow in Painting ‘12)
Parte Incognita, a solo exhibition, features works on paper and wood at the Round Lake Auditorium.
When: September 10 – 11, 2016; Opening Reception: 2 PM – 3:30 PM
Where: Round Lake Auditorium, 2 Wesley Ave, Round Lake, NY 12151 

Kwesi Abbensetts (Fellow in Photography ‘16)
You have a few more weeks to see Un I Fixed Homeland, a collective exhibition of thirteen emerging and established Guyanese artists at aljira.
When: Now – September 17, 2016
Where: aljira: A Centre for Contemporary Art, 591 Broad Street Newark, NJ 07102

Ruth Lauer Manenti (Fellow in Photography ‘16)
Ruth Lauer Manenti presents new photographs in a solo exhibition at Riverfront Antique and Design Center.
When: Now – September 19, 2016
Where: Riverfront Antique and Design Center, 99 South 3rd Street, Door 21, Hudson, NY 12534

Coco Fusco (Fellow in Non-Fiction ‘91, ‘14)
Atlanta Contemporary Art Center selected Coco Fusco along with thirty-two other artists, for the revived Atlanta Biennial (ATLBNL).
When: Now – December 18, 2016
Where: Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, 535 Means St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

David O. Brown (Sponsored Project)
The film Fragile Legacy is screening in an exhibition of the same name at the Corning Museum of Glass. The film merges science, art, history and marine conservation as it seeks out living examples of the bizarre and beautiful sea creatures that were captured as glass reproductions by the Blaschka family 160 years ago.
When: Now – January 8, 2017
Where: Corning Museum of Glass, Fragile Legacy: The Marine Invertebrate Glass Models of Leopold and Rudolf Blashchka 

Rachel Sussman (Fellow in Photography ‘13)
MASS MoCa exhibition, The Space Between includes work by Rachel Sussman.
When: Now – January 2017
Where: MASS MoCA, 1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams, MA 01247

Emma Amos (Fellow in Painting ‘89)
Visit New Jersey to see Emma Amos in the group exhibition Modern Heroics now on view at the Newark Museum.
When: Now – January 8, 2017
Where: Newark Museum, 49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102

Jen Bervin (Fellow in Poetry ‘07), Sharon Ellis (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artist’s Books ‘91), Nina Katchadourian (Fellow in Video ‘04), Rachel Sussman (Fellow in Photography ‘13), and Julianne Swartz (Fellow in Sculpture ‘05)
MASS MoCA presents EXPLODE EVERY DAY: AN INQUIRY INTO THE PHENOMENA OF WONDER, which features five NYFA Fellows and closes this coming Spring.
When: Now – April 3, 2017
Where: MASS MoCA, 1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams, MA 01247

Follow us on Twitter and Instagram through the hashtag #NYFAFellows 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.

Are you interested in using NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship to support your next great idea? Check out more details here. Our next application cycle is September 30. Also don’t forget to like us on Facebook to see what current fiscally sponsored projects are up to! #NYFAFiscalSponsorship

Image: Golnar Adili (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ‘09) 

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