Artists News: It’s time to get off the couch!

Artists News: It’s time to get off the couch!

The snow has almost completely melted in New York and we are ready for new adventures. 

Check out the list below for readings, exhibitions and award ceremonies all around the country.

Jenny Polak (Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work ‘12)
Is contributing to the group exhibition Soul Asylum which deals with the topic of the immigration justice movement. Experience the sound, paintings, sculptures, performances, and installations at David Weinberg Photography Gallery in Chicago.
Where? 300 W. Superior Street, Suite 203, Chicago, IL 60654
When? January 22 – March 26, 2016

Her works are also presented in the Residual Lives show at Hyde Park Art Center in which detention facilities across the Midwest are discussed.
Where? 5020 S Cornell Ave, Chicago, IL 60615
When? January 31, 2016 – April 24, 2016

Adrian Tone (Fellow in Painting ’15)
His solo exhibition Shoeshine Punch will be on view at the Elizabeth Houston Gallery through April.
Where? 34 E 1st St, New York, NY 10003
When? January 27 – April 3, 2016

Robin Tewes (Fellow in Painting ’89, ’04)
Is participating in the 18th annual Postcards From The Edge exhibition and benefit sale which is organized by Visual AIDS. A large group of artists have created postcard-sized works that will be shown and sold at Sikkema Jenkins & Co.
Where? 530 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10011
When? January 29 – 31, 2016

Gregory Volk (Fellow in Fiction ’92)
Is the guest curator at the Bronx Museum for the Michelle Stuart, Theatre of Memory: Photographic Works show.
Where? 1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456
When? February 3 to June 26, 2016

Kim Coleman Foote (Fellow in Fiction ’15)
Will be reading at Calabar Imports Harlem for Women Writers of the Diaspora this upcoming Thursday.
Where? 2504 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York, NY 10030
When? February 4, 2016, 6:00 – 7:15 PM

Helène Aylon (NYFA Fiscally Sponsored Artist)
Is an honoree of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Women’s Caucus for Art. The Awards Ceremony will be held next Thursday at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.
Where? 1250 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005
When? February 4, 2016, 7:30 PM

She also has a piece the group exhibition Impact! The Legacy of the Women’s Caucus for Art at the American University in D.C.
Where? 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016
When? January 23 – March 13, 2016

June Glasson (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ’11)
Is featured in the Ice Breaker 7 group show at the Ice Cube Gallery in Denver.
Where? 3320 Walnut St, Denver, CO 80205
When? January 7 – 30, 2016

Deborah Zlotsky (Fellow in Painting ’12)
Is part of the Alumni Biennal 3 group show at the University of Connecticut.
Where? Art and Art History Building, University of Connecticut, 830 Bolton Rd, Mansfield, CT 06269
When? January 26 – March 11, 2016

Ann Noel Krider (Fellow in Crafts ’86)
Is showing her work in the juried group show Winter… Still… Life at Lake Placid Center for the Arts in upstate New York.
Where? 17 Algonquin Dr, Lake Placid, NY 12946
When? January 8 – February 6, 2016

Patricia Horvath (Fellow in Nonfiction ’07, Fiction ’15)

Her memoir, All the Difference, is forthcoming from Etruscan Press.

Follow the work of past and present NYFA Fellows on Twitter at#NYFAFellows30 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.

– Charlotte Jansen

Image Credit: Robin Tewes (Fellow in Painting ’89, ’04)

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