#FirstFriday: April Exhibitions We LoveApril 1, 2016
Highlighting exhibitions that feature the work of WSW artists, we share the shows, near and far, that make up our monthly must-see list.
New This Month:
The 4th and 8th grade students who participated in our Hands-On Art program this spring are showing their work in the group exhibition Artifact and Industry at the Cioni Administration Building in Kingston, NY. Show runs April 1 – May 1, 2016. Read more about the students’ time in our studios on our blog and come out to the Opening Reception April 1, 2016 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Anna Haglin (Studio Intern ’12) is showing work in Near Mint, a print portfolio featuring thirty artists and organized by former resident Breanne Trammel (Ora Schneider Regional resident ’14) at Land Gallery in Portland, OR. Show runs April 1 – 10, 2016. Opening Reception April 1, 2016 6 p.m.
Pamela J. Wallace (Ora Schneider Regional resident ’12) is showing work in After Architecture at The Harts Gallery in Milford, CT. This exhibition explores the symbiotic relationship between manmade and natural environments, and their impacts on our experience of the world around us. Show runs April 2 – 24, 2016. Opening Reception April 2, 2016 5 – 8 p.m.
Joyce Bingeman (Studio intern ‘12) is showing work in her thesis exhibition Insight: An Invitation at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln’s Prescott Gallery in Lincoln, NE. The work is a reflection, through mixed media abstraction, on a book her mother painted for her. Show runs April 4 – 8, 2016.
Jen P. Harris (Ora Schneider Regional resident ‘12) is showing new works on paper and wood in Ghost Prairie at Legion Arts in Cedar Rapids, IA. Show runs April 7 – July 3, 2016. Opening reception April 7, 2016 5 – 7 p.m.
Katy Collier (Studio Residency Grant recipient ‘12) is showing a collection of new works in Sampler at Legion Arts in Cedar Rapids, IA. Show runs April 7 – July 3, 2016. Opening reception April 7, 2016 5 – 7 p.m.
Shu-Mei Chan (Studio Residency Grant recipient ’13) is showing work in Have the Life of your Time at Galerie De Witte Voet in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Show runs April 9 – May 3, 2016. Opening Reception April 9, 2016 4 – 6 p.m.
Ellen Sollod (Artist’s Book resident ‘90) is showing a permanent art installation in Seattle, WA. A grand opening celebrating the installation is taking place at 12th Ave Square Park in Seattle’s Central District on April 14, 2016 from 5 – 7:30 p.m. Come out and enjoy the live music and refreshments!
Pia Larsen (Art-in-Ed Workspace resident ’15) is showing work in a group exhibition with members of her family Larsen & Lewers: Two Generations at Spot 81 in Sydney, Australia. Featured work in the exhibition includes several papermaking projects done during her WSW residency. Show runs April 13 – 24, 2016. Opening Reception and drinks with the artists April 13, 2016 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Rejin Leys (Studio intern ’89) is showing a papermaking project in the public art festival Jamaica Flux 2016 in Queens, NY. Opening April 16, 2016 from 2 – 8 p.m., this all-day event begins with a press conference at 2 p.m., performances and workshops at 3:30 p.m., a round-table with artists and curators at 5:30 p.m., and a reception at 6:30 p.m. Be sure not to miss this celebration of visual and performance artists all along Jamaica Avenue!
Last Call! Closing this Month:
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. Hurry – show closes 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. Hurry – show closes 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. Hurry – show closes April 3, 2016.
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. Hurry – show closes April 9, 2016.
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. Hurry – show closes April 10, 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. Hurry – show closes April 19, 2016.
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. Hurry – show closes April 21, 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. Hurry – show closes April 25, 2016.
WSW co-founders Ann Kalmbach and Tatana Kellner are showing their artist book Shoot to Kill in the group exhibition Change Agents: Personal Art as Political Tactic at Lamont Gallery in Exeter, NH. The exhibition addresses pressing social and political issues through the lens of artists’ own experiences. Hurry – show closes April 30, 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.
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. Through May 1, 2016
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. Through May 8, 2016, with live performance April 2 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and April 17 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 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. Through June 5, 2016.