Artist News | September Part III

Artist News | September Part III

What’s on your must-see list for art this fall? Consider adding the following events and opportunities from NYFA affiliated artists!

Be sure to catch NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellows and NYFA Fiscally Sponsored Projects sharing their work at events throughout New York City, the United States, and beyond. Share you visit with us on social media. Use the handle @nyfacurrent to tag us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Things to do & see in NYC:

14 Sculptors Gallery (Sponsored Organization)
14 Sculptors Gallery joins the Rockaway art scene with their exhibition, 14 Sculptures on the Rock.
When: Now through October 9, 2017
Where: Rockaway Beach, 94th Street, Far Rockaway, NY 11693

Mary Tooley Parker (Fellow in Folk/Traditional Arts ‘15)
Tooley Parker has work showcased in the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists’ Coalition’s third annual Really Affordable Art $how.
When: Now through October 15, 2017
Where: Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, #7, 481 Van Brunt Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Jim Osman (Fellow in Crafts/Sculpture ‘17)
Osman’s work is showcased in Domestic Disturbances, a group show featuring work from artists who merge functional and nonfunctional elements, highlighting the relationship between art and design. 
When: Now through October 19, 2017
Where: 490 Atlantic Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Debi Cornwall & Jennifer Karady (Sponsored Projects)
See Debi Cornwall’s and Jennifer Karady’s documentary photographs at Gulf + Western’s exhibition, Bending the Frame.
When: Now through October 22, 2017
Where: Gulf + Western Gallery, 721 Broadway (at Waverly Place), New York, NY 10011

Lizzie Scott (Sponsored Project)
Lizzie Scott’s sewn and painted fabric constructions are part of a group exhibition, Soft Power, which explores notions of the human condition and power dynamics through the use of hand manipulation of “soft” malleable materials such as felt, fabric, canvas, and human hair. Scott’s The Total Styrene Experience is a Fiscally Sponsored Project.
When: Now through October 22, 2017
Where: Lesley Heller Workspace, 54 Orchard Street, New York, NY 10002

Leigh Davis (Sponsored Project)
Leigh Davis’s photographs are included in BRIC’s Brooklyn Photographs, which bring together the work of 11 photographers who have turned their lens on the Brooklyn experience from the late 1960s to the present. Davis’s An Inquiry into the ELE is a Fiscally Sponsored Project.
When: Now through October 29, 2017
Where: Gallery at BRIC House, 647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

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

Andrea Arroyo (Fellow in Sculpture ‘89, Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ‘95)
Arroyo has created an edition of 100 prints to sell in an effort to raise funds for the victims of the recent earthquake devastation in Mexico. Prints are $35, and 100% of the proceeds will be donated. 
When: Now through December 31, 2017
Where: You may donate/purchase prints here.

Carolee Schneemann (Fellow in Performance Art/Emergent Forms ‘87)
Schneemann’s work is a part of the Met Breuer’s recently opened exhibition, Delirious: Art at the Limits of Reason. Read a recent review of the show from The New York Times here.
When: Now through January 14, 2018
Where: The Met Breuer, 945 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10021

Pacifico Silano (Fellow in Photography ‘16)
Rubber Factory is pleased to present a solo exhibition of new works by Pacifico Silano from his series John John.
When: Opening Reception: September 30, 2017, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; September 30 – November 15, 2017 
Where: Rubber Factory, 29c Ludlow Street, New York, NY 10002

Ann Stephenson (Fellow in Poetry ‘17)
Listen to Stephenson perform a reading as a part of Dia’s monthly Readings in Contemporary Poetry Series. Advance ticket purchases recommended; Buy tickets here.  
When: October 3, 2017, 6:30 PM 
Where: Dia: Chelsea, 535 West 22nd Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10011

Emily Raboteau (Fellow in Fiction ‘04)
Raboteau will be speaking at What’s at Stake?, an event focusing on the intersection of visual culture and the complex and contradictory notions of community. Register for this event here.
When: October 6, 2017, 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Where: The New School, University Center, Starr Foundation Hall, 63 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10003

Leeza Ahmady (Sponsored Project)
Leeza Ahmady’s Asia Contemporary Art Week (ACAW) brings together leading New York and Asia-based art institutions, museums and galleries to present a showcase of exhibitions, innovative projects, provocative dialogues on current topics, and networking opportunities. See the schedule here.
When: October 5 – October 26, 2017
Where: Various Locations throughout New York, NY. Learn more here.

Barbara Hammer (Fellow in Video/Film ‘88, ’92, ’97, ’98, ’01, ’12)
Barbara Hammer will have several films screened at the New York Film Festival: Projections; Psychosynthesis, Women I love, Audience, No No Nooky T.V., and Still Point. The screenings will be followed by a Q&A with Hammer. Purchase tickets here.
When: October 9, 2017, 3:00 PM
Where: Francesca Beale Theater, Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, 144 West 65th Street, New York, NY 10023

Ishmael Houston Jones (Fellow in Choreography ‘85/’89)
Taylor Mac (Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work ‘09)
Jennifer Monson (Fellow in Choreography ‘89/’98/’08)
Mac, Jones, and Monson have all been nominated for the 2017 Bessies Award for Dance and Performance. Winners will be announced. Tickets may be purchased here.
When: October 9, 2017, 7:30 PM 
Where: NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY 10012

Gordon Moore (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ‘14)
Moore’s drawings can be seen in the group show, Works on Paper.
When: Opening Reception: October 11, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM; October 11 – November 11, 2017
Where: Anita Rogers Gallery, 15 Greene Street, Ground Floor, New York, NY 10013

Donna Henes (Fellow in Conceptual/Performance Art ‘86/Nonfiction ‘91)
Ricardo Miranda Zúñiga (Fellow in Computer Arts ‘07)
Luis Lara Malvacías (Fellow in Choreography ‘06)
Linda Mary Montano (Fellow in Conceptual/Performance Art ‘86)
Jenny Polak (Fellow in Interdisciplinary Works ‘12)
Chin Chih Yang (Fellow in Digital Electronic Arts ‘11)
Several NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellows will be participating in the 13th year of Art in Odd Places, which will stage interactive art in various public spaces along 14th Street in Manhattan. This years theme is SENSE. 
When: October 12 – October 15, 2017
Where: 14th Street from Avenue C to the Hudson River, New York, NY

Lenora Champagne (Fellow in Playwriting/Screenwriting ‘98, Performance Art/Multidisciplinary Work ‘03)
Champagne will be performing I.C. (I See)/Traps, a response to Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities and everyday anxieties.
When: October 14, 2017, 7:30 PM
Where: Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie Street, New York, NY 10002

Get out of town to see:

Nadja Verena Marcin (Sponsored Project)
Marcin’s photographics works JEDI and Bride will be a part of the traveling show, Todo los ojos en Bolivia – 10 anos de la Residencia KIOSKO at the Museum National de Arte in La Paz, Bolivia.
When: Now through October 1, 2017
Where: Museum National de Arte, La Paz, Bolivia

Ben Altman (Sponsored Project)
A two-person exhibition with Ben Altman and Robert Knight called Reverence is now on view at the Dowd Gallery. An interactive video and photograph installation of Altman’s Fiscally Sponsored Project, The More That Is Taken Away will be included in the show.
When: Now through October 13, 2017
Where: Dowd Gallery, State University of New York, 106 Graham Avenue, Cortland, NY, 13045

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.
When: Now through November 11, 2017
Where: Drawing Rooms, 180 Grand Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Andrea Arroyo (Fellow in Sculpture ‘89, Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ‘95)
Unnatural Election: Artists Speak is a traveling show curated by Arroyo, featuring her work alongside over 200 international artists dealing with questions of social justice, diversity, human rights, economic justice, climate change, and international affairs.
When: Now through November 2017
Where: Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way, Teaneck, NJ 07666

Juana Valdes (Fellow in Sculpture ‘11)
Valdes’ work is on view in the recent show Conceptual Mappings, as a part of the exhibition Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago, which surveys twenty-first century art of the Caribbean using the archipelago as an analytical framework. 
When: Now through February 25, 2018
Where: Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90802

Helène Aylon (Sponsored Project)
Aylon’s exhibition Afterword: For the Children and conclusion to her two-decade-long “G-D Project: Nine Houses Without Women” travels to the 2017 Jerusalem Biennale.
When: October 2 – November 15, 2017
Where: Hamachtarot Museum (Museum of Underground Prisoners), Rehov Mishol Hagvura 1, Russian Compound, Jerusalem, 9131401

Phillip Hastings (Fellow in Video/Film ‘12)
Hastings’ film SIGINT will be screened at the SIMULTAN Festival XII Possible Futures.
When: October 3 – 7, 2017
Where: Timisoara, Romania; location information here.

Guzal Latypova (Sponsored Project)
Latypova’s Coming Home, an art exhibition with a mission to build civilian-military communities to help heal the wounds of war through art and open dialog, displays Brookie Maxwell’s study drawings and COL Gregory Gadson’s photographs. 
When: Opening Reception – October 4, 2017 at 7:00PM; October 4, 2017 – October 7, 2017
Where: West Point Military Academy, Memorial Room at Cullum Hall, 2 Thayer Road, West Point, NY 10996

Coco Fusco (Fellow in Nonfiction ‘91/’14)
Culture Lab Detroit presents, “The Lie That Tells The Truth,” a discussion between artists and writers who clarify and complicate the border between art and reality. RSVP here
When: October 6, 2017, 6:30 PM
Where: Woods Cathedral, 1945 Webb Street, Detroit, MI 48206

New releases to enjoy at home:

John Kelly (Fellow in Performance Art/Multidisciplinary Work ‘87/’01)
The American Repertory Theater did an interview with John Kelly regarding his recent piece Time No Line, performed at the OBERON theater. 
Where: Read Turning in Time: An Interview with John Kelly

Debi Cornwall (Sponsored Project)
Debi Cornwall’s Welcome to Camp America: Inside Guantanamo Bay is a vivid and disorientating collection of photographs, once-classified government documents, and first-person accounts providing a glimpse into the U.S. Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay. Check out a glimpse on The New York Times.
Where: Purchase from Radius Books here.

NYFA Congratulates: 

Marla Mossman (Sponsored Project)
Marla Mossman’s documentary film, KAWOMERA: Plant, Pray, Partner for Peace was announced as the 2017 Winner of the Special Jury Award of Outstanding Excellence at the International Film Festival for Peace, Inspiration and Equality.

Shamel Pitts (Sponsored Project)
Shamel Pitts’s performance art, Black Velvet, was recognized with the Audience Choice Award at the 2017 Stockholm Fringe Festival Awards.

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The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship Program awards $7,000 grants to individual artists living and working in New York State. The 2017-2018 application cycle is now open; eligible artists should apply by January 24, 2018. NYFA’s Fiscal Sponsorship program enhances the fundraising capabilities of individual artists and emerging arts organizations. The next quarterly deadline for NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship is September 30, 2017.

Image: Chin Chih Yang (Fellow in Digital/Electronic Arts ‘11), 123 Pollution Solution, 2007-2016

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