Artists News: Only a Few More Sleeps…

Artists News: Only a Few More Sleeps…

Happy Holidays!

We hope you already got all your Christmas presents because there won’t be enough time to go shopping AND attend all of these artists’ events. NYFA’s Fellows and fiscally sponsored artists are super busy the week before Christmas and would love to share the joy of art with you. Check out the list below for exhibitions, readings, screenings and more!

Marina Berio (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ‘09), Mel Bochner (Fellow in Sculpture ’95), and Julianne Swartz (Fellow in Sculpture ’05)
Are featured in the I am a Lie and I am Gold exhibition at the Yossi Milo Gallery in Chelsea.
Where? 245 10th Ave, New York, NY 10001
When? December 11, 2015 – January 23, 2016

Polly Apfelbaum (Fellow in Sculpture ’95)
Her inaugural exhibition Polly Apfelbaum: Free is on show at 56 Henry.
Where? 56 Henry Street, Ground Floor, Unit W, New York, NY 10002
When? December 11, 2015 – January 24, 2016

Michael Berryhill (Fellow in Painting ’12) and Sarah Peters (Fellow in Sculpture ’11)
Are part of the Around Flat group exhibition curated by William Staples at Knockdown Center.
Where? 52-19 Flushing Ave, Maspeth, NY 11378
When? December 11, 2015 – January 31, 2016

Claudia Joskowicz (Fellow in Video/Film ’15)
Has a two-screen video installation Los rastreadores (The Trackers) at LMAK Gallery.
Where? 298 Grand St, New York, NY 10002
When? December 13, 2015 – January 24, 2016 

Wu Lan-Chiann (NYFA Fiscally Sponsored Artist)
Has her first solo exhibition in the UK, Reflections: Contemporary Ink Paintings, at the Museum of East Asian Art in Bath.
Where? 12 Bennett Street, Bath, BA1 2QJ, United Kingdom
When? November 28, 2015 – May 15, 2016


Hans Tammen (Fellow in Digital/Electronic Arts ’14)  and Matthew Ostrowski (Fellow in Computer Arts ’01)
Hans Tammen is curating the show The Arbitrary Art of Numbers in which Fellow Matthew Ostrowski in featured at The Made in NY Media Center in DUMBO.
Where? 30 John Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
When? December 3 – 31, 2015

Juan Hinojosa (NYFA Boot Camp Artist)
Juan has a solo exhibition, Blonde Ambition, at Materials for the Arts.
Where? 33-00 Northern Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101
When? December 17, 2015 – April 15, 2016

Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos (NYFA Fiscally Sponsored Artists)
The fiscally sponsored project Making a Murderer (originally named Eighteen to Life) will premier on Friday December 18 on Netflix.
Where? click here!
When? December 18, 2015

Arlene Gottfried (Fellow in Photography ’94)
her fifth book Mommie: Three Generations of Women has been released. A book signing and celebratory event is this Saturday at Westbeth Gallery.
Where? 55 Bethune St, New York, NY 10014
When? December 19, 2015; 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Mashuq Deen (Fellow in Playwriting/Screenwriting ’13)
Has a reading, (A Prayer For) The Shaking Earth by Mashuq Deen directed by Lisa Rothe at New York Theatre Workshop this upcoming Monday.
Where? 79 East 4th St., New York, NY 10003
When? December 21, 2015; 3:00 PM

Martha Colburn (Fellow in Film ‘07)
Has a screening of her film Cats Amore at l’Agence du Court métrage in Paris.
Where? 77 Rue des Cévennes, 75015 Paris, France
When? December 21, 2015

We wish everyone a festive Holiday season ahead and a joyful New Year!

NYFA provides unrestricted grants of $7,000 to New York-based artists through its Artists’ Fellowships. Are you interested in becoming a NYFA Fellow? Applications are now open and more details can be found here. The deadline is January 28, 2016.

– Charlotte Jansen

Images, from top: Arlene Gottfried (Fellow in Photography ‘94), Juan Hinojosa (NYFA Boot Camp Artist), About Emma, Mixed media on paper, 2014

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