#FirstFriday: February Exhibitions We Love

February 5, 2016 by

Highlighting exhibitions that feature the work of WSW artists, we share the shows, near and far, that make up our monthly must-see list.

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Snow Drawings by Sonja Hinrichsen, participate in her next series at Shelburne, VT and Truckee, CA.

New This Month:

Nanette Yannuzzi (Studio Workspace resident ’14) is showing work in The Let Down Reflex at EFA Project Space in New York, NY.  This exhibition attempts to recognize the complexities of parenting in the art world.  Show runs January 30 – March 12, 2016.

Carson Fox (Studio Residency Grant recipient ‘00) is showing work in the group exhibition and pop-up shop BD Concept at De Buck Gallery in New York City, NY. Show runs February 4 – March, 2016. Opening Reception February 4, 2016 6 – 8 p.m.

Jessica Dupuis (Chili Bowl Workspace resident ‘10) is showing work in GMA Biennial Juried Art Exhibition at the Greenville Museum of Art in Greenville, NC. Show runs February 5 – April 24, 2016. Opening Reception February 5, 2016 5 – 8 p.m.

Kathleen Sherin (Studio Residency Grant recipient ‘01) is showing work in Mentors and Makers at the Rochester Contemporary Art Center in Rochester, NY. The exhibition highlights the importance of art education in the Western/Central New York Region and celebrates the artwork and influences of the region’s most accomplished artists. Show runs February 5 – March 12, 2016. Opening Reception February 5, 2016 6 – 9 p.m.

Sonja Hinrichsen (Studio Residency Grant recipient ‘13) is inviting everyone to participate in her outdoor art-making events: a series of new Snow Drawings projects – this time across the United States. On February 7, 2016 10 a.m – 4 p.m. she will be in Shelburne, VT creating her collaborative snow drawings at Sugarbush Resort, Shelburne, VT in conjunction with the Shelburne Museum’s exhibition 32 Degrees: The Art of Winter. From February 19 – 21, 2016, Sonja will be in Truckee, CA. The fun begins with a public talk February 19, 2016 at 12 p.m. at Nevada Museum of Art in Reno, another artist’s talk at 5:30 p.m. at TDRPD Community Arts Center, and ends with collaborative snow drawings February 20 -21, 2016 starting at 9:30 a.m. at Sagehen Creek Field Station, Truckee, CA.

Laura Manfredi (Art-in-Ed Workspace resident ‘16) is showing work from her monoprint series ‘Laghi’ (Lakes) in the exhibition 21×21 at Gallery El Catascopio in Barcelona, Spain. Show runs February 11 – April 3, 2016.

Sarah Peters (Artist’s Book resident ‘03, ‘09) and Machine Project present The Floating Library, a selection of artist’s books on a raft in the middle of Echo Park Lake in Los Angeles, CA. In conjunction with LA Art Book Fair, the library is on view–with the help of paddleboat rentals–from February 11 – February 14 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Joy Taylor (Studio Workspace resident ‘97, Ora Schneider Regional resident ‘11) is showing work in Beautiful Nonsense at Rockland Center for the Arts in West Nyack, NY. Joy’s work, a dustpan made out of steel wool, takes the viewer out of their ordinary relationship to ordinary objects and highlights the abrasiveness of domestic life for women. Show runs February 13 – April 3, 2016.

Julie Evanoff (Studio Residency Grant recipient ‘06) is showing work in her show Planetscapes at the Workshopopolis Gallery in Queens, NY. Show runs February 14 – March 6, 2016. Opening Reception February 14, 2016 2 – 7 p.m. Come for the show and stay for a Valentine’s Day party!

Kathy Aoki (Artist’s Book resident ’97) is showing selections from the Museum of Historical Makeovers in her solo show at Kaneko Gallery at American River College in Sacramento, California. Show runs February 17 – March 8, 2016. She will give a performance as curator of the “Museum” on the evening of Thursday, March 3, 2016.

Golnar Adili (Legacy Studio resident ’15) is showing work in Where We are Standing: Contemporary Women Artists from Iran at the Edward Hopper House in Nyack, NY. Show Runs February 20 – April 24, 2016.

Rachel Kauff (Studio intern ‘12) is showing work in her exhibition Tipping Points at the Rozsa Gallery at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, MI. The show explores our relationship to landscape, ecology, and environmental health with work speaking to the balances and imbalances that humans strike with nature. Show runs February 20 – April 25, 2016. Opening Reception February 20, 2016 5 – 7 p.m.

Women’s Studio Workshop is featured in the show Ink and Paper at Main Street Arts in Clifton Springs, NY. The show highlights book arts and printmaking from across New York state. Artists’ showing work on behalf of WSW include: Antonia Aitken (Art-in-Ed Artist’s Book resident ‘12), Jess Atkinson (Artist’s Book resident ‘13), Alison Byrnes (Artist’s Book resident ‘13), Wei Jane Chir (Artist’s Book resident ‘15), Kathy T. Hettinga (Artist’s Book resident ‘14), KaKeArt (collaboration of WSW co-founders Ann Kalmbach and Tatana Kellner), Toby Millman (Artist’s Book resident ‘11), Susan Mills (Artist’s Book resident ‘13), Sarah Peters (Artist’s Book resident ‘13), Lizzie Ridout (Artist’s Book resident ‘11), Libby Scarlett (Art-in-Ed Artist’s Book resident ‘14), Rose Smith (Artist’s Book resident ‘12), Anne Thompson (Artist’s Book resident ‘13), Natalia Zapella (Artist’s Book resident ‘15). On display February 20 – March 5, 2016. Opening Reception February 20, 2016 4-7 p.m. Panel Discussion March 5, 2016 1 p.m.

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Black Rock by Carson Fox on display at De Buck Gallery in New York City, New York.

Last Call! Closing this Month:

Jessica Dupuis (Chili Bowl Workspace resident ‘10) is showing work in Recycled, Repurposed, Recovered: Found Object Art at A. D. Gallery, University of North Carolina at Pembroke in Pembroke, NC. The sixth annual international juried exhibition hosted by the gallery offers a progressive, contemporary approach to found object art and explores a wide range of means to recycle and repurpose otherwise discarded or used objects. Hurry – show closes February 10, 2016.

Jennifer Yorke (Studio intern ’95) is showing work in Return of the Exquisite Corpse at Printworks Gallery in Chicago, IL. This celebration of the gallery’s 35th anniversary and the life of co-founder Sid Block has been recommended by the Chicago Reader. Hurry – show closes February 13, 2016.

Corrine Hatt (Studio Workspace resident ’15) is showing work in The 3rd Annual Juried Art Show at  Piedmont Center for the Arts in Piedmont, CA. Hurry – show closes Feb 21, 2016.

Kate Hamilton (Ora Schneider Regional resident ’2012) is showing work in 40 Years/40 Artists, a collection celebrating the 40th anniversary of Greene County Council on the Arts on display at Catskill Gallery, Catskill, NY. A selection from this show is also on display in Ten Artists: One Group Show. Hurry – show closes February 27, 2016.

Mary Gordon (Summer Intern ‘14, Studio Intern ‘16) is showing work in Idioms, a printmaking exhibition at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, IN. Hurry – show closes February 29, 2016

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Egret Over White Sands by Susan Amons, on display in her solo show Wild Side at Monmouth University in Monmouth, NJ.

Ongoing Shows:

Susan Amons (Studio Workspace resident ’05, ‘08, ‘11, ‘12) is showing a series of monoprints in her solo show Wild Side at Rotary Ice House Gallery at Monmouth University in Monmouth, NJ. Through March 11, 2016 with an artist’s lecture February 11, 2016 from 4:30 – 5:30 pm.

Lorrie Fredette (Workspace resident ‘10) is showing work with Michael Mulhern at Mass MoCA’s Art Campus in North Adams, MA. Through March 15, 2016.

Lorrie Fredette is showing work in The Undesirables at the Paul Robeson Galleries at Rutgers University. Through March 23, 2016.

Jennifer Yorke has been invited to show work in PULL: An International, Invitational Printmaking Exhibition at the Weems Gallery at Meredith College in Raleigh, NC. Through March 27, 2016.

Carson Fox (Studio Residency Grant recipient ‘00) has two prints and two books on display in Revealed Terrain: The Semantics of Landscape at The Center for Book Arts in New York, NY. Through April 2, 2016.

Sarah McDermott (Art-in-Ed Artist’s Book resident ‘14) has her artist’s book Channel & Flow made at WSW on display in Revealed Terrain: The Semantics of Landscape at The Center for Book Arts in New York, NY. Through April 2, 2016.

Beka Goedde (Studio Residency Grant recipient ‘10) completed a site-specific outdoor installation Fictitious Force at the Old Stone House & Washington Park, Brooklyn, NY. Embedded in park’s lawn, its brightly-colored concrete tiles imitate the woven pattern of a braided rug and respond to early American craft traditions. Through April 19, 2016.

Corrine Hatt (Studio Workspace resident ’15) is showing work as part of the Berkeley Civic Center Art Exhibition in Berkeley, CA. The exhibition celebrate the richness of artistic production within the community of Berkeley. Through May 2016.


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