Artists News: Welcome 2016!

Artists News: Welcome 2016!

Happy New Year everyone!

We hope everyone had a great start into the new year and a pleasant first week back at work. Are you tired of making your new year’s resolutions about going to the gym and eating more healthy? Well, we think using the 366 days of 2016 to see, hear and experience as much art as possible will be way more fun and something we can actually stick to for the whole year. If you don’t know where to start, check out the list below to find out more about what NYFA affiliated artists are up to in 2016!

Seldon Yuan (Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work ‘15), Maia Cruz Palileo (Fellow in Painting ‘15) and Ezra Wube (Finalists in Video/Film ’15)
Are participating in Wave Hill’s Winter Workspace 2016 program. The cultural center will work together with artists at Glyndor Gallery. There will be workshops and open studio days for everyone.
Where? W 249th St, Bronx, NY 10471
When? January 4 – March 27, 2016

Marina Rosenfeld (Fellow in Music Composition ’04), Stephen Vitiello (Fellow in Performance Art/Multidisciplinary Work ’03) and Phill Niblock (Fellow in Performance Art/Emergent Forms ’87)
Will be part of this year’s New Ear Festival 2016 at Fridman Gallery. The event will be all about sound and performance.
Where? 287 Spring Street, New York, NY 10013
When? January 6 – 12, 2016

Todd Haynes (Fellow in Film ’89)
His new film Carol has been all over the media. Click here to listen to the interview with the director for NPR.

David Thomson (Fellow in Choreography ’13)
Is performing in Kaneza Schaal’s performance and photo installation Go Forth at Performance Space 122. The first event will be tonight at 7:30 PM.
Where? 150 First Avenue, New York, NY 10009
When? January 7 – 12, 2016

Charlotte Becket (Fellow in Crafts/Sculpture ’14)
Exhibits her work in two shows which are opening this month. Drawing for Sculpture is curated by Courtney Puckett and is on show at Tiger Strikes Asteroid.
Where? 1329 Willoughby Ave #2A, Brooklyn, NY 11237
When? January 8 – February 14, 2016

Start off the weekend with going to Kustera Projects Red Hook for The Black Monochrome which will open on Saturday at 6:00 PM.
Where? 57 Wolcott St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
When? January 09 – February 14, 2016

Judith Bernstein (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ’88)
Her feminist solo exhibition Dicks of Death will open this Saturday at Mary Boone Gallery in Chelsea.
Where? 541 W 24th St, New York, NY 10011
 When? January 9 – February 27, 2016

Terese Svoboda (Fellow in Poetry ’87, Fiction ’98)
Meet the author of Anything That Burns You on Monday at a reading at BookCourt in Brooklyn.
Where? 163 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
When? January 11, 2016 at 7:00 PM

Hans Tammen (Fellow in Digital/Electronic Arts ’09)
Curated the exhibition The Arbitrary Art of Numbers which will be on view at the gallery of The Made in NY Media Center in DUMBO in Brooklyn.
Where? 30 John Street, Brooklyn, New York, 11201
When? December 3, 2015 – January 17, 2016

Sylvie Courvoisier (Fellow in Music/Sound ’13)
The pianist is performing in a Duo with Mark Feldman and in her Trio with Kenny Wollesen and Drew Gress at ShapeShifter Lab. The Trio has recorded the new record Double Windsor.
Where? 18 Whitwell Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11215
When? January 14, 2016;  Duo: 8:15 PM; Trio: 9:30 PM

Andreas Rentsch (Fellow in Photography ’98, ’08)
Experiments in Time, an exhibition reviewing the photographer’s career will open this Friday at Candela Books + Gallery.
Where? 214 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220
When? January 7 – February 20, 2016; The opening reception will be on January 08, 2016 from 5:00 to 9:00 PM.

– Charlotte Jansen

Image Credits: Charlotte Becket (Fellow in Crafts/Sculpture ’14), Curdle, Plastic, insulation tape and motor, 2015; Maia Palileo (Fellow in Painting ’15), Uncles Drinking Beer II, Oil on canvas, 2013

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