Artists News: Street Art or Galleries?

Artists News: Street Art or Galleries?

You love finding new pieces of street art around the city but also want to find out more about what is on show in the country’s best galleries? 

Well then keep on reading! Here’s a list of exhibitions, shows, readings and performances by NYFA affiliated artists that are happening this week.

Lisbeth Firmin (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ‘07), Pooh Kaye (Fellow in Choreography ’86) and Cristina Toro (Fellow in Painting ’10)
Are part of Independent Spirit, a group show presented by SUNY Oneonta. The multimedia exhibition will be on view through March 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

Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos (Fiscally Sponsored Artists)
Talked to Alec Baldwin on Here’s The Thing by WNYC about their successful documentary Making a Murderer. Listen to what the show’s producers said about the making of Making a Murderer here.

Stacy Greene (Fellow in Photography ’94)
Is featured in Thru the Rabbit Hole / Life on Mars, a salon group show exhibit at Sideshow Gallery in Williamsburg.
Where? 319 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211
When? January 9 – March 20, 2016

Chris Payne (Fellow in Photography ’08)
Has his second solo exhibition ASYLUM at Benrubi Gallery. For the show he took photos of seventy shuttered mental hospitals in thirty states.
Where? 521 W 26th St, New York, NY 10001
When? February 11 – March 26, 2016

Erica Magrey (Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work ’12)
Is participating in the Liquid Pictures exhibition at Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery.
Where? 54 Ludlow St, New York, NY 10002
When? January 8 – February 21, 2016

She also has the performance of Statuesque coming up at Abrons Arts Center next Monday. Doors will open at 7:00 PM and the performance, which is a collaboration with fellow artist Amy Khoshbin, will start promptly at 7:30 PM.
Where? 466 Grand St, New York, NY 10002
When? February 15, 2016, 7:00 PM

Alexandra Juhasz (Fellow in Video ’91)
The Pitzer College professor will discuss her essay Forgetting ACT UP tonight at Visual AIDS. The event hosted by Theodore Kerr will be at the Bureau of General Services Queer Division.
Where? 208 West 13th Street, Room 210, New York, NY, 10011
When? Thursday, February 12, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Chris Victor (Fellow in Crafts/Sculpture ’14)
Is presenting his works at the Beautiful Nonsense group show at Rockland Center for the Arts. The opening will be this Saturday at 2:00 PM.
Where? 27 S Greenbush Rd, West Nyack, NY 10994
When? February 13 – April 3, 2016

Ellie Irons (Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work ‘15)
Is part of the Social Ecologies group exhibition at the Gallery at Industry City. The show is a visual equivalent of the Critics Page in the Brooklyn Rail and curated by Greg Lindquist.
Where? 254 36th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232
When? December 10, 2015 – February 21, 2016

Bora Yoon (Fellow in Music/Sound ’10)
Princeton University Chapel presents Of Matter and Mass, an original sound installation and performance work by Bora Yoon.
Where? 11-19 Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 08540
When? February 13, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Heidi Neilson (Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work ’15)
Is exhibiting her work in Other World, Other Stories, a group show at the Washington Project For the Arts on outer space.
Where? 2124 8th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
When? January 9 – February 20, 2015

Laura Shechter (Fellow in Painting ’15)
A retrospective of Laura’s work will open this Sunday at Harmon-Meek Gallery in Naples, Florida.
Where? 599 9th St N #309, Naples, FL 34102
When? February 14 – March 4, 2016

Dread Scott (Fellow in Sculpture ’01, Performance Art/Multidisciplinary Work ’05, Interdisciplinary Work ’12)
Is holding a public lecture at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in honor of the school’s 150th anniversary.
Where? 112 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603
When? 15 February, 2016, 6:00 PM

Terese Svoboda (Fellow in Poetry ’87, Fiction ’98)
Her work The Talking Tea-Kettle will be part of Another Experiment By Women Film Festival and presented at Anthology Film Archives.
Where? 32 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003
When? February 17, 2016, 8:00 PM

The writer will also read from her two new books Anything That Burns You: A Portrait of Lola Ridge, Radical Poet and When the Next Big War Blows Down the Valley: Selected and New Poems. The reading and signing will be next Tuesday at the Astoria Bookshop.
Where? 31-29 31st St, Queens, NY 11106
When? February 16, 2016, 7:00 PM

Jenny Kemp (Fellow in Painting ‘15)
Her and fellow artist Richard Garrison’s colorful works are presented in the exhibition Living Color at the Arts Center of the Capital Region.
Where? 265 River St, Troy, NY 12180
When? January 29 – March 19, 2016

Joanne Greenbaum (Fellow in Painting ’96)
Has a show New Paintings and Books coming up this weekend at Richard Telles Fine Art in Los Angeles.
Where? 7380 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
When? February 13 – March 12, 2016

Moon Molson (Fellow in Film/Video ‘07, ‘15)
Is presenting the film The Bravest, The Boldest at the Oxford Film Festival 2016 in Mississippi. The film is about a young mother who lives in Harlem and will be shown at Powerhouse Community Arts Center.
Where? 413 S 14th St, Oxford, MS 38655
When? February 19, 2016, 3:15 PM

Gilda Pervin (Fellow in Sculpture ’93)
Is featured in the Vanishing Point exhibition at Art House. The opening reception will be next Thursday.
Where? 136 Magnolia Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07306
When?  February 18, 2016, 6:30 – 9:00 PM

If you decide to visit any of these events tell us about it on Twitter @nyfacurrent. Enjoy!

NYFA provides unrestricted grants of $7,000 to New York-based artists through its Artists’ Fellowships. First launched in 1985, the program has provided over $27 million in unrestricted cash grants to artists in 15 disciplines at critical stages in their creative development. The funds are unrestricted, and can be used in any manner the artists deem necessary to further their careers.

– Charlotte Jansen

Image Credits: Laura Shechter (Fellow in Painting ’15), D’Art II, Materials: oil on canvas, 2014; Jenny Kemp (Fellow in Painting ’15), Pressing, Material: Gouache on paper, 2015; Cristina Toro (Fellow in Painting ‘10), Green Green Grass, acrylic on canvas, 2009

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