NYFA Artists Now: Happy October!

NYFA Artists Now: Happy October!

Are you still looking for something to do this weekend? Check out these wonderful upcoming events by NYFA Fellows and NYFA Fiscally Sponsored Artists including Hiroyuki Hamada, Dale Williams and Bundith Phunsombatlert in New York and Boston. We even have one exciting exhibition and film screening coming up in Germany.

Hiroyuki Hamada (Fellow in Sculpture ‘09)
Has his third solo show Hiroyuki Hamada: Paintings at Lori Bookstein Fine Art. This exhibition entirely consists of paintings and not of sculptures. Hamada says that he enjoyed the flexibility and spontaneity of drawing.
Where? 138 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY 10011
When? September 10 – October 17, 2015

Linda Herritt (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts ‘14)
The exhibition Pieces of Hurt is shown at the Peter Fingesten Gallery at Pace University.
Where? One Pace Plaza, Level B, New York, NY 10038
When? September 15 – October 9, 2015

Afia Nathaniel (Fellow in Playwriting/Screenwriting ‘10)
Her film Dukhtar will open in New York at Cinema Village for a one week limited release.
Where? 22 East 12th Street, New York, NY 10003
When? October 9 – 15, 2015

Elisa Jensen (Fellow in Painting ‘15)
Call Out by Elisa Jensen is one of the six upcoming solo exhibitions at the John Davis Gallery in Hudson.
Where? 362 ½ Warren St, Hudson, NY 12534
When? October 17 – November 8, 2015 (Opening Reception: October 17 at 6:00 PM)

Dale Williams (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts ’14)
Is opening his studio for the 17th Annual Gowanus Artists studio tour.
Where? 295 Douglass St, 2nd floor, Brooklyn, NY 11217
When? Saturday and Sunday, October 16 – 17, 2015 from 12 PM – 6 PM

Anna Gaskell (Fellow in Video ‘10)
If you’re in Germany this month you should check out the cooperation of Anna Gaskell and the German artist Mia Unverzagt at Städtische Galerie Bremen. Part of this exhibition is also a screening of her film Echo Morris at Kunsthalle in Bremen.
Where? Buntentorsteinweg 112, 28201 Bremen, Germany
When? September 5 – October 18, 2015

Bundith Phunsombatlert (NYFA Fiscally Sponsored Artist)
Has a solo exhibition Memory, Market and Migratory Transition at Cuchifritos Gallery.
Where? 120 Essex St, New York, NY 10002
When? September 19 – October 18, 2015


Erik den Breejen (Fellow in Painting ‘15)
Is featured in the group self portrait exhibition Your Bad Self at Arts+Leisure.
Where? 1571 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10029
When? September 12 – October 11, 2015

He is also represented in the group exhibition Who at Lesley Heller Workspace.
Where? 54 Orchard Street, New York, NY 10002
When? September 9 – October 18, 2015

Elana Herzog (Fellow in Sculpture ‘99, ’07)
Has a solo exhibition SHIFT; The Angel Of History at Studio 10.
Where? 56 Bogart Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206
When? September 11 – October 25, 2015

Ramin Bahrani (Fellow in Playwriting/Screenwriting ‘13)
His film 99 Homes was released to critical acclaim on September 25, 2015.
Where? When? Click here for upcoming screenings!

Thessia Machado (Fellow in Digital/Electronic Arts ‘05)
Is represented in the group exhibition Curious Sound Objects at Cyberarts Gallery in Boston’s up and coming neighborhood Jamaica Plain.
Where? 151 Green St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
When?  September 18 – October 25, 2015

Erica Baum (Fellow in Photography ’08)
Is featured in three upcoming exhibitions:
Reconstructions: Recent Photographs and Video from the Met Collection at the Metropolitan Museum
Where? 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028
When? September 21, 2015 – March 13, 2016

Photo-Poetics: An Anthology at the Guggenheim
Where? 1071 5th Ave, New York, NY 10128
When? November 20, 2015 – March 23, 2016

Where? 334 Broome St, New York NY 10002
When? September 18 – November 1, 2015

Sara Lippmann (Fellow in Fiction ‘12)
Will read at the event Trumpet Fiction together with authors Rachel Sherman and Jonathan Papernick at KGB Bar.
Where? 85 East 4th St, New York, NY 10003
When? October 10 from 7 PM – 9 PM

Chico MacMurtrie (Fellow in Digital/Electronic Arts ‘09, Computer Arts ‘03)
Has a site specific installation and performance series The Robotic Church in his studio, which is a former Norwegian Seaman’s church.  
Where? Amorphic Robot Works Studio, 111 Pioneer Street Brooklyn, NY 11231 
When? October 9, 6:30 – 8 PM; October 10, 2:30 – 4:00 PM and 6:30 – 8:00 PM; October 1,  2:30-4:00 PM and 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Purchase tickets here!

Follow the work of past and present NYFA Fellows on Twitter through the #NYFAFellows30 hashtag.

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

Is your next great art project around the corner? Learn how NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship can help!

– Charlotte Jansen

Image Credit: Hiroyuki Hamada, Untitled Painting 006, acrylic, charcoal, enamel, graphite and oil, 2015; Erik den Breejen, Nina Simone (I wish I knew how it would feel to be free), 2015, acrylic on linen

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