#FirstFriday: March Exhibitions We Love

March 4, 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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“MT” by Kathleen Sherin. See more of her work in the Rochester Contemporary show Mentors and Makers.

New This Month:

Jennifer Yorke (Studio intern ‘95) is showing work in the 87th Exhibition of Professional Members at The Arts Club of Chicago in Chicago, IL. Show runs March 1 – April 16, 2016.  

Lorrie Fredette (Studio Workspace resident ‘10) is showing work in Art 31-Material World: Glass Rubber & Paper at Maitland Art Center in Maitland, FL. The exhibition features organic forms using a variety of materials by contemporary artists. Lorrie’s work in beeswax and muslin will crawl across the walls and ceilings of the gallery. Show runs March 4 – May 1, 2016. Opening Reception March 4, 2016 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Lorrie Fredette (Studio Workspace resident ‘10) is showing work in the group exhibition Passing Through at Schema Projects in Brooklyn, NY. This group of artists use thread, whether as dimensional line, to embody time, or to map the world’s hidden forces. Show runs March 4 – April 10, 2016. Opening Reception March 4, 2016 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Lucy Turner (Art-in-Ed Workspace resident ’13) is showing work in her solo exhibition Domestic Landscape at The Oriel Gallery at Clotworthy House in The Antrim Castle Gardens, Antrim, United Kingdom. Show runs March 10 – April 9, 2016. Opening Reception March 7, 2016 7 p.m.

Amanda Thackray (Artist’s Book resident ‘09) is showing work in the group exhibition Everyone in Their Own Way at Gallery Aferro in Newark, NJ. Show runs March 20 – April 14, 2016. Opening Reception March 20, 2016 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Fay Ku (Studio Residency Grant recipient ’11) is showing work in her solo show Arcadia: Figurative Artworks in Imaginative Mindscapes at the Karin Weber Gallery in Hong Kong. Show runs March 16 – April 21, 2016. Opening Reception March 15, 2016, 6 – 9 p.m.

Keg de Souza (Artist’s Book resident ‘12) is showing work in The 20th Biennale of Sydney: The Future is Already Here, It’s Just Not Evenly Distributed. Her project creates a platform for conversation and debate that explores the politics of displacement and can be found on the streets of Redfern in Sydney, Australia. Show runs March 18 – June 5, 2016.

Heidi Neilson (Artist’s Book resident ’04, Artist’s Book resident ’05, Studio Workspace resident ’06) and Natalie Campbell (Studio intern ’03) are presenting at a panel as part of the History of Art Series: Map as Metaphor at The Center for Book Arts in New York City, NY. Don’t miss it, March 25, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.

Tia Kramer (Studio Workspace resident ’12) is showing a duration performance piece, approaching proximity, in the exhibition Six Weeks, In Time at Henry Art Gallery in Seattle, WA. Show runs March 26 – May 8, 2016, with live performance April 2, 2016 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and April 17, 2016 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

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Work by Julie Evanoff in her show Planetscapes on display now at the Workshopopolis Gallery.

Last Call! Closing this Month:

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). Panel Discussion March 5, 2016 1 p.m. Hurry – show closes March 5, 2016.

Julie Evanoff (Studio Residency Grant recipient ‘06) is showing work in her show Planetscapes at the Workshopopolis Gallery in Queens, NY. Closing party March 6, 2016 3 – 6 p.m., kids and dogs welcome! Hurry – show closes March 6, 2016.

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. She will give a performance as curator of the “Museum” on the evening of Thursday, March 3, 2016. Hurry – show closes March 8, 2016.

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. Hurry – show closes March 11, 2016.

Kathleen Sherin (Studio Residency Grant recipient ‘01) is showing work in Mentors and Makers at the Rochester Contemporary Gallery 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. Hurry – show closes March 12, 2016.

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.  Hurry – show closes March 12, 2016.

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

Lorrie Fredette (Studio Workspace resident ‘10) is showing work in The Undesirables at the Paul Robeson Galleries at Rutgers University. Hurry – show closes March 23, 2016.

Jennifer Yorke (Studio intern ‘95) has been invited to show work in PULL: An International, Invitational Printmaking Exhibition at the Weems Gallery at Meredith College in Raleigh, NC. Hurry – show closes March 27, 2016.

Sarah McDermott's artist book Channel & Flow made at WSW on display now at The Center for Book Arts.

The artist book Channel & Flow by Sarah McDermott, made at WSW and on display now in the show Revealed Terrain: The Semantics of Landscape at The Center for Book Arts.

Ongoing Shows:

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.

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. Through April 3, 2016.

Beka Goedde (Studio resident ‘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.

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. Through April 24, 2016.

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. Through 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. Through April 25, 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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