Artists News: February, where have you gone?

Artists News: February, where have you gone?

February has gone by pretty quickly but we’ve still been able to squeeze in quite a few trips to museums, galleries and performances. 

For this upcoming weekend and the first week in March we are getting excited to see many NYFA affiliated artists in prestigious group exhibitions, impressive solo shows and interesting performance installations.

Check out the list below for more information and all details for the upcoming events!

Pooh Kaye (Fellow in Choreography ‘86)
Is featured in the Independent Spirit group exhibition at SUNY Oneonta. 24 regional artists show a diversity of styles and approaches to making art in the college’s Martin-Mullen Art Gallery.
Where? 106 Fine Arts, State University of New York, College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY 13820
When? January 25 – March 18, 2016

Lisa Corinne Davis (Fellow in Printmaking ‘97, Painting ‘00)
And fellow artist Maureen Hood are presenting their works in Alternative Dimension at 308 at 156 Project Artspace.
Where? 156 5th Ave #308, New York, NY 10010
When? February 25 – March 26, 2016

Emily Hass (Fellow in Painting ‘12)
Is featured in Passing Through, a group exhibition of artists who used threads in their works.
Where? 92 St Nicholas Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237
When? March 4 – April 10, 2016

Chinatown Soup (Sponsored Organization)
Will perform image searches at Firewall.
Where? 16 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002
When? Through March 6, 2016 (Tuesday – Sunday, 12:00 – 7:00 PM)

Wendell Castle (Fellow in Crafts ’86)
Is showing his works in Wendell Castle Remastered at the Museum of Arts and Design. This Thursday museum educators will host a guided viewing experience.
Where? 2 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019
When? February 25, 2016, 6:30 PM

Angelina Gualdoni (Fellow in Painting ’08, ’15)
Has a solo exhibition, Folds and Fields, at Asya Geisberg Gallery. The opening reception will be on Thursday evening from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
Where? 537 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011
When? February 25 – April 2, 2016

Carl Hancock-Rux (Fellow in Playwriting/Screenwriting ’02)
Will be part of Two Souls, Two Thoughts: The Art Of African American History, an event with conversations and lectures at the Park Avenue Armory to celebrate Black History Month.
Where? 643 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065
When? February 26, 2016, 7:30 PM


Andrea Lerner and Rosane Chamecki (Fellows in Video/Film ’15)
The two fellows are presenting the video installation Eskasizer under the collaborative name chameckilerner. The opening reception and viewing sessions will be on Friday February 26 at the Boiler.
Where? 191 North 14th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211
When? 26 February – 3 April, 2016

China Marks (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ’05, ’11)
Has a solo exhibition Not Quite Human coming up at Owen James Gallery. Come to the opening reception this Saturday, February 27 at 6:00 PM.
Where? 61 Greenpoint Avenue, Suite 315, Brooklyn, NY 11222
When? February 27 – March 27, 2016

Neil Greenberg (Fellow in Choreography ‘90, ‘96) and Arturo Vidich (Fellow in Choreography ’13)
Is participating in Danspace Project Platform by Eiko Otake (Fellow in Choreography ’96). Over the course of three weeks artists are performing solos based on quotes by philosopher Judith Butler about grief and mourning at various places in the East Village and the St. Mark’s Church.
Where? 131 E 10th St, New York, NY 10003
When? February 27, 2016, 7:00 – 10:00 PM and March 5, 2016, 7:00 – 10:00 PM

Molly Peacock (Fellow in Poetry ’85, ’89)
Will read from her new book Alphabetique: 26 Characteristic Fictions at the Corner Bookstore.
Where? 1313 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10128
When? February 29, 2016, 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Tennessee Dixon (Fellow in Computer Arts ‘97)
Has contributed to Grounded, a performance piece directed by Laley Lippard. Grounded will be on view for three weeks at the Virginia Stage Company at the Wells Theater.
Where? 110 E Tazewell St, Norfolk, VA 23510
When? March 1 – 20, 2016

Barbara Smith (Fellow in Sculpture ’11), Sonya Blesofsky (Finalist in Architecture/Environmental Structures ’13), Glendalys Medina (Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work ’12) and Peer Bode (Fellow in Video ’86, ’02), Charlotte Becket (Fellow in Craft/Sculpture ’14) and Katie Torn (Finalist in Digital/Electronic Arts ’14
Are showing their works in the Spring / Break Art Show, a curator-driven art fair during Armory Arts Week at Skylight at Moynihan Station.
Where? 421 8th Ave, New York, NY 10001
When? March 2 – 7, 2016

Rosemarie Fiore (Fellow in Printmaking ‘09)
Has a solo exhibition, Rosemarie Fiore: Falk Visiting Artist, at the Weatherspoon Art Museum in North Carolina.
Where? 500 Tate St, Greensboro, NC 27412
When? January 16 – April 17, 2016

Judith Sloan (Fellow in Music ‘13)
This March Judith is performing in Yo Miss with Josh Henderson on violin and Andrew Griffin on viola at LaMama Experimental Theater.
Where? 74A East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003
When? March 4 – 13, 2016

Make sure to check us out on Instagram and on Twitter through the hashtag #NYFAFellows30 for more events with past and present NYFA affiliated artists and to 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.

– Charlotte Jansen

Image Credits: Angelina Gualdoni (Fellow in Painting ’08, ’15), Always on the Other Side, Material: Acrylic and Oil on Canvas, 2014; Emily Hass (Fellow in Painting ‘12), Sensenburgerallee, 28 section 1, 19"x23", gouache on paper, 2009

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