Event | Doctor’s Hours for Visual, Multidisciplinary, and New Media Artists

Event | Doctor’s Hours for Visual, Multidisciplinary, and New Media Artists

This Monday, November 4 event will offer one-on-one consultations with industry professionals.

Are you a visual or multidisciplinary artist in need of some career advice? The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to announce an upcoming session of Doctor’s Hours for Visual, Multidisciplinary, and New Media Artists, a program designed to provide artists with practical and professional advice from arts consultants. Artists who work in Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Video, Film, Photography, New Media, Multidisciplinary, Performance Art, Socially-Engaged Practices, Folk, and Traditional Art are encouraged to participate.

Starting Monday, October 14 at 11:00 AM, you can register for 20-minute, one-on-one appointments with up to three arts professionals to ask questions and receive actionable tips for advancing your arts career.

Title: Doctor’s Hours for Visual, Multidisciplinary, and New Media Artists
Program Date and Time: Monday, November 4, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: The New York Foundation for the Arts, 20 Jay Street, Suite 740, Brooklyn NY, 11201 
Cost: $38 per 20-minute appointment; three appointments limit per artist
Register: Please click here to register.

To make the most of your “Doctor’s Hours” appointment, read our Tips & FAQs. For questions, email [email protected].

Can’t join us in November? You can book a one-on-one remote consultation session via Doctor’s Hours On Call. Review the bios of Sarah Hart Corpron, Michelle Levy, and Maria Villafranca, and check their availability in October to schedule your appointment.


Alaina Claire Feldman, Director and Curator, Mishkin Gallery at the City University of New York (CUNY) Baruch College
Feldman recently organized the exhibitions The Aesthetics of Learning, Lise Soskolne: The Work, and Minerva Cuevas: Disidencia as Director and Curator of the Mishkin Gallery at CUNY’s Baruch College. From 2011-2018, she was Director of Exhibitions at Independent Curators International (ICI) and curated the traveling exhibition The Ocean After Nature as well as edited the subsequent catalogue. She was the Managing Editor of ICI’s Sourcebook Series and produced artist-centric publications. Her projects have included long-term support of artists, collectives, archives, and educational opportunities, particularly those beyond the traditional Western cannon. Feldman was previously an editor at the French arts journal May Revue. As a writer, her work has been published in Afterall, Flash Art, The Graduate Center Latinx Studies Guide, and in catalogues and anthologies for museums around the world. Feldman has lectured and taught at the University of Porto, The School of Visual Arts, NYU, Center for Feminist Pedagogy, and with ICI’s Curatorial Intensive. She was the 2017 Annual Beckwith Lecturer at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts Tufts, Boston. She is a member of the International Advisory Board of Casa S. Roque – Centro de Arte (CSR), Portugal.

Rachel Gugelberger, Curator, Residency Unlimited
Gugelberger is a cultural producer with a focus on place-based practices around social, cultural, and civic issues. Projects include (after)care, a site-specific exhibition in a former emergency waiting room at Kings County Hospital in East Flatbush, Brooklyn (2019); the inaugural Southeast Queens Biennial (2018); Jameco Exchange, a site-responsive exhibition and socially-engaged education platform in a vacant storefront in Jamaica, Queens (2016); and Hold These Truths (2017) and Bring in the Reality (2015), exhibitions that presented works at the intersection of activism and storytelling at the Nathan Cummings Foundation in Manhattan. Gugelberger is the co-founder of “1@111,” a series of process-oriented discussions that focus on a single work, curatorial premise, or proposition. Independent curatorial projects have focused on the intersection of information, data, and art, including: Once Upon a Time There was the End, the Center for Book Arts, New York, NY; Data Deluge, Ballroom Marfa, TX; and Library Science, Artspace, New Haven, CT. She is the former curator at No Longer Empty (NLE), a non-profit organization that curates site-responsive and community-centered exhibitions, education, and programs in unique spaces, and also served as director of the NLE Curatorial Lab program. Gugelberger has served as co-director of Sara Meltzer Gallery and curator at Exit Art in New York, where she curated the organization’s final exhibitions Every Exit Is an Entrance: 30 Years of Exit Art and Collective/Performative (co-curator). Gugelberger holds an M.A. degree in Curatorial Studies in Contemporary Art and Culture from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, NY.

Peter Gynd, Director, Lesley Heller Gallery
Gynd is an independent curator, fifth generation artist, and the director at Lesley Heller Gallery in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Originally from Vancouver, Canada, Gynd studied at the Alberta College of Art and Design and has exhibited in both Canada and the U.S. Notable exhibitions curated by Gynd include a permanent exhibition at the Foundation Center, NY; an acclaimed two-person presentation at SPRING/BREAK Art Show (2015); and group exhibitions at Present Company, NY; NARS Foundation, NY; the Northside Festival, NY; Lesley Heller Workspace, NY; and at the Dynamo Arts Association, Vancouver Canada. Gynd’s exhibitions have been featured in Hyperallergic, The Carnegie Reporter, Blouin Artinfo, and Gothamist. Gynd has been a guest visitor at Residencies Unlimited, Kunstraum, and ChaNorth Artist Residency, and a guest juror at 440 Gallery and Sweet Lorraine Gallery.

Sally Eaves Hughes, Curatorial Assistant, Dia Art Foundation
Hughes is a curator specializing in contemporary art across the Americas. As the Curatorial Assistant at Dia Art Foundation, she has assisted on exhibitions of work by Dan Flavin, Sam Gilliam, Renata Lucas, Dorothea Rockburne, and Andy Warhol, as well as the Artists on Artists Lecture Series. Previously, Hughes held positions at numerous institutions in New York, Boston, and Chicago, including David Zwirner, The Whitney Museum of American Art, MIT’s art department, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. Hughes holds an M.A. degree in Modern and Contemporary Art: Critical and Curatorial Studies (MODA) from Columbia University.

Eileen Jeng Lynch, Curator, Wave Hill
As Curator of Visual Arts at Wave Hill, Jeng Lynch organizes the Sunroom Project Space for emerging artists, co-curates exhibitions in Glyndor Gallery, and is involved in all aspects of visual arts programming, including publications and the annual Winter Workspace program. Current and recent exhibitions at Wave Hill include Figuring the Floral, Emily Oliveira: Mundo Irrealis (Wish You Were Here), Duy Hoàng: Interarboreal, Bahar Behbahani: All water has a perfect memory., and Ngoc Minh Ngo: Wave Hill Florilegium. Jeng Lynch is also the founder of Neumeraki, which collaborates with artists, organizations, and galleries on curatorial, consulting, writing, and editing projects. Independent curatorial projects include exhibitions at The Yard: City Hall Park, Trestle Gallery, LMAKbooks+design, Sperone Westwater, Lesley Heller Workspace, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, Garis & Hahn, and Radiator Gallery. In 2017, Jeng Lynch initiated the ongoing grassroots, multi-state advocacy initiative “Give Voice” Postcard Project. She has contributed to Two Coats of Paint and On-Verge. Previously, Jeng Lynch worked at RxArt, Sperone Westwater, and the Art Institute of Chicago in the Department of Contemporary Art. She earned a M.A. degree in Arts Administration and Policy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a B.A. degree in Art History and Advertising from Syracuse University.

Matthew Lyons, Curator, The Kitchen
Lyons has organized numerous exhibitions, performances, and other programs at The Kitchen since 2005. Recent work includes projects with Moriah Evans, Chitra Ganesh, Trajal Harrell, nora chipaumire, Xaviera Simmons, Sarah Michelson, Aki Sasamoto, Constance DeJong, Kembra Pfahler, and Katherine Hubbard. Upcoming work includes projects with Lauren Bakst and Ka Baird. He’s worked on group exhibitions The Rehearsal, The View from a Volcano: The Kitchen’s Soho Years 1971-1985, One Minute More, Just Kick It Till It Breaks (catalog), Between Thought and Sound: Graphic Notation in Contemporary Music (catalog), and The Future As Disruption, also at The Kitchen. In addition to his work at The Kitchen, Lyons has worked on group exhibitions Dance Dance Revolution at Columbia University, Character Generator at Eleven Rivington Gallery, and Two Moon July at Paula Cooper Gallery. He has contributed catalog essays on the work of Mika Tajima and Vlatka Horvat, and other writing has appeared in Document Journal, Flash Art, PERFORMA 07: Everywhere and All at Once, and Work the Room: A Handbook of Performance Strategies. He is Contributing Editor at Movement Research Performance Journal, having edited the “Six Sides, Typologically Distinct: Black Box / White Cube” series, which he initiated, between 2009-2015.

William Stover, Independent Curator
Stover has been a curator of contemporary art for over 18 years and has held positions in a number of important and diverse institutions including the Carnegie Museum of Art, New Museum of Contemporary Art, Independent Curators International (ICI), and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Stover is one of the founding directors and co-curator for the non-profit arts organization Re-Sited, New York, which is dedicated to re-evaluating the psychology of the “exhibition site” – its particularities, materiality, and direct relationship to the work of art.

Tamas Veszi, Founder, RadiatorArts
Veszi was born in Budapest in 1972 and from a very early age became familiar with contemporary art, painting, video art, performance, and conceptual thinking. He left Hungary at 17, finished his high school education in Israel, and was later accepted to the art school “Instituto Per L’Arte E IL Restauro” in Florence. He lived and worked in Paris before returning to Israel to work as a jeweler and jewelry designer. In 1996, Veszi applied for a Green Card and moved to New York. In 1998, he and several other residents of 70 Commercial Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, formed the “Greenpoint Riverfront Artists" group. They generated several performances, rooftop independent film screenings, and the annual “Open Studio Tour.” He received his B.F.A. degree from Pratt Institute in 2000, and received his M.F.A. degree in 2006 from Brooklyn College, where he studied under Elisabeth Murray and Vito Acconci. He has his first solo show at Allannederpelt Gallery in 2010, and has since participated in several exhibitions in New York and internationally. In 2016, Veszi participated in the EFA Shift Residency program, which provides peer support and studio space for artists who work in arts organizations. He is currently working on a solo exhibition in Hungary and a two person show in New York City, and continues to live and work in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

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