Fall into Autumn: NYFA Artists’ Events in September

Fall into Autumn: NYFA Artists’ Events in September

September is a very busy month for our NYFA Fellows. 

Check out all the current and upcoming events, exhibitions and performances by some truly amazing artists in the list down below!

Zoe Beloff (Fellow in Computer Arts ‘97, ‘01)
Exhibition A WORLD REDRAWN: Eisenstein and Brecht in Hollywood
The James Gallery: The Graduate Center, City University of New York, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016
Exhibition Dates: through November 21, 2015

Jim Gaylord (Fellow in Painting ‘08)
Featured in the group exhibition EAT A PEACH
Jeff Bailey Gallery: 127 Warren Street, Hudson, NY 12534
Exhibition Dates: September 5 – October 18, 2015

Yashua Klos (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ‘14)
Solo exhibition at Tilton Gallery
Tilton Gallery: 8 East 76 Street New York, NY 10021
Exhibition Dates: through October 17, 2015

Naomi Reis (Finalist in Painting ’15)
Solo exhibition Paradise Constructed showing mixed-media paintings and installations
Mixed Green Gallery: 531 West 26th St, First Floor, New York, NY 10001
Exhibition Dates: September 10 – October 10, 2015

Matthew Cusick (Fellow in Painting ‘06)
Solo exhibition RENDITION
Holly Johnson Gallery: 1845 Levee Street #100, Dallas, TX 75207
Exhibition Dates: through November 14, 2015

Cusick’s work is also featured at The Children’s Museum of the Arts’ current exhibition IF YOU LIVED HERE, YOU’D BE HOME.
Cynthia C. Wainwright Gallery: Children’s Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton St., New York, NY 10014
Exhibition Dates: September 14, 2015 – January 17, 2016

Ellen Driscoll (Fellow in Sculpture ‘85, ‘89) and Margaret Gogswell (Fellow in Sculpture ‘93, ‘07)
Present works on paper at Kentler International Drawing Space
Kentler International Drawing Space: 353 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
Exhibition Dates: September 12 – October 25, 2015

Diógenes Ballester (Fellow in Sculpture ‘91)
The Carter Burden Gallery presents Akashic Archives
Carter Burden Gallery: 548 West 28th Street, #534, New York, NY 10001
Exhibition Dates: through October 8, 2015

Ray Leslee (Fellow in Music Composition ‘02, ‘08)
Composed the music for the play A Steady Rain at the Alliance Theater in Georgia.
Alliance Theater: 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Dates: September 18 to October 11, 2015

Jeremy Gardiner (Fellow in Graphics ‘87)
Two exhibitions in the UK this fall. His portraits are part of the Facing History: Contemporary Portraiture at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and more of his work can be seen in the group exhibition Shorelines – Artists on the South Coast in Lymington.
1. Victoria and Albert Museum: Cromwell Rd, London SW7 2RL, United Kingdom
Exhibition Dates: July 27, 2015 to April 24, 2016
2. St. Barbe Museum and Art Gallery: New Street, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 9BH
Exhibition Dates: September 19, 2015 to January 9, 2016


Xenobia Bailey’s (Fellow in Crafts ‘93, ‘99, ‘03)
Mosaic is a major feature of the new 34th St. Hudson Yards subway stop. The station opened on September 13, 2015.

Jenny Dubnau (Fellow in Painting ‘08)
Featured in the exhibition UNCANNY/FIGURE
Dorksy Gallery: 1103 45th Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101
Exhibition Dates: through December 13, 2015

Michael Beitz (Fellow in Sculpture ‘11)
Sculpture Roll is featured in Banksy’s Dismaland exhibition in the UK.
Dismaland: Marine Parade, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset BS23 1BE
Dates: August 21 to September 27, 2015

Joseph Rodriguez (Fellow in Photography ‘88, ‘98, ‘10)
Has a show MI GENTE Spanish Harlem In The 80’s at the Hi-Arts Gallery
Hi-Arts Gallery: 304 E. 100 St., New York, NY 10029
Exhibition Dates: through November 11, 2015

Todd Haynes (Fellow in Film ‘89), Zia Anger (Fellow in Film/Video ‘15), Lewis Klahr (Fellow in Film ‘88) and co.
Seven NYFA Fellows
are featured in the 53rd New York Film Festival, check the festival’s schedule to find out when and where they are screened.
Dates: September 25 to October 11, 2015

Jeremy D Olsen (Fellow in Digital/Electronic Arts ‘11)
Participates in the Chashama Fall 2015 Open Studios by the NARS Foundation NARS Foundation: 201 46th St, Brooklyn, NY 11220
Dates: September 26 from 12 PM – 6 PM

Peter Burr (Fellow in Digital/Electronic Arts ‘14)
Cave Exits is part of the Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 2015: Fact or Fiction in the UK.
Cooke Suite, The Maltings Theatre & Cinema, Eastern Lane, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 1AJ, United Kingdom
Dates: 23 to 27 September, 2015

The NYFA fiscally sponsored project After All by Laura Shapiro is part of the Crossing Boundaries Series
Dixon Place: 161A Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002
Date: September 29, 2015 at 7:30 PM

NYFA’s Artists’ Fellowship Program awards $7,000 cash grants to artists throughout New York State. This is the 30th Anniversary of the program and NYFA is celebrating with events throughout the state, including a reading on October 9 hosted by Saïd Sayrafiezadeh.

– Charlotte Jansen

Images, from above: Yashua Klos, As Below, So Above; Jeremy Olsen, anathema (view through peephole), 2010, mixed media

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