#FirstFriday: December Exhibitions We LoveDecember 2, 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.
Zarina Hashmi (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’91) is featured in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibition Workshop and Legacy alongside Stanley William Hayter and Krishna Reddy. Show runs through March 26, 2017.
Megan Piotkowski (Art-in-Ed Artist’s Book Grant resident ’16) co-organized an art benefit Unbroken featuring 30 artists; all proceeds go to the American Civil Liberties Union. Hurry—it’s December 2, 6 – 9 pm at TI Art Studios, 183 Lorraine St. 3rd floor, Brooklyn, NY!
WSW Fall Interns Molly Berkson, Chloe Horsma, and Sarah Rose Lejeune are showing the work they made in the exhibition Becoming: Part One. Find their new prints, paper, books, and more in the upstairs gallery, but hurry—show runs December 2 – 16; opening reception December 2, 6 – 9 pm!
Tatana Kellner (WSW Artistic Director and Co-founder), Florence Neal (Studio Workspace resident ’09), and Mariella Bisson (Studio Workspace resident ’08) are showing work in the Monoprint Invitational Exhibition at the Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock, NY. Hurry—show closes December 17!
Linda Montano (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’83) is showing her book The Art / Life Institute Handbook, published by WSW, at the Center for Book Arts’ Enacting the Text, along with WSW alumna Pat Oleszko (Public Art Grant resident ’14). Hurry—show closes December 10, 2016!
Rejin Leys (Studio intern ’89) is showing work a collaborative cast-paper installation in the pop-up show No Longer Empty at the Jamaica Colosseum Mall, NYC. Find more details here; hurry—show runs December 3 – 18!
Sonya Blesofsky (Malmö Student resident ’16) and Golnar Adili (Legacy Studio Grant resident ’15) are showing work in Smack Mellon‘s 20th Anniversary Exhibition along with friend of WSW Donna Sharrett. Show closes December 31, 2016.
Golnar Adili (Legacy Studio Grant resident ’15) is showing a solo exhibition, Golnar Adili: perhaps all the sky is unable to turn a page of this tightness of the heart, at Booklyn Inc., Brooklyn. Show closes December 31, 2016; opening reception and book release December 2, 7 – 10 pm.
Tatana Kellner (WSW Artistic Director and Co-founder) is showing work in her solo exhibition Enigmatic Moments at the Riverside Galleries at Garrison Art Center. Show runs December 10, 2016 – January 8, 2017; opening reception December 10, 5 – 7 pm.
Fay Ku (Studio Grant resident ’11) is showing work in the group show Murder She Wrote in the Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery at John Jay College, NYC. Show runs through January 13, 2017.
Kate Hamilton (Ora Schneider Grant resident ’12) is showing work in a group exhibition at the Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY. Show runs December 7- January 22, 2017; artists’ reception December 10, 5 – 7 pm.
Susan Viguers (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’10) is showing work in her solo exhibition Experiencing the Artist Book: As Artist, As Maker in the Papermaking Gallery at the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA where she is Professor Emeritus. Hurry—show closes December 9!
Eva Mantell (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’96) is showing work with the Princeton Artists Alliance in the exhibition The Politics of Water at the Bernstein Gallery, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. Hurry—show closes December 9!
Eva Mantell (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’96) is showing work in the group exhibition Overflow at the Paul Mellon Arts Center, Choate Rosemary Hall School, Wallingford, CT. Hurry—show closes December 18!
Fay Ku (Studio Grant resident ’11) is showing work in the group exhibition I Found God in Myself: the 40th Anniversary of Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girl at the African American Museum in Philadelphia, PA. Show runs through January 2, 2017.
Carson Fox (Studio Grant resident ’00) is showing work in the group exhibition Anguish: The Grave Misgiving of Remembrance, curated by fellow WSW alumna Cynthia Nourse Thompson (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’03), at the Institute of Contemporary Art at the Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine. Show runs through January 14, 2017.
Amanda Thackray (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’09) is showing work in the group show Queen of Angels: When a Church Dies at 270 Central Ave, Newark, NJ. Participating artists were given artifacts from the recently demolished Queen of Angels church. Show runs through February 14, 2017.
Jody Williams (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’89) is showing her solo exhibition Dust & Shadows at the Form + Content Gallery, Minneapolis, MN. The selection of prints, drawings, and artist’s books focus on the ephemeral aspects of dust and shadows, exploring their cosmic and metaphorical presence. Hurry—show closes December 10!
Britny Wainwright (Ceramics intern ’13) is showing work in the group exhibition Colloquy at the Shot Tower Gallery, Columbus, OH. Colloquy, curated by WSW alumna Carolyn Baginski (Studio intern ’08), features work of graduate students and faculty from Ohio University and Ohio State University, two of Ohio’s top ranked ceramics programs. Hurry—show closes December 16!
Ruth McKinney Burket (WSW Ceramics Studio Manager) and Jody Dunphy (Studio Workspace resident ’13) are showing Branch, a collaborative social-practice installation, in The Nature of Things: Oregon Artists Explore the Tree in Art at the Bush Barn Art Center, Salem, OR. Visitors are encouraged to take a ceramic vase-pin in exchange for a written note. Show closes December 24, 2016.
Carson Fox (Studio Grant resident ’00) is showing work at the Fowler Museum at UCLA, CA. She was one of 36 artists commissioned to contribute to The Box Project: Uncommon Threads. Show runs through January 15, 2017.
Ellen Sollod (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’90) is showing work in Into the Deep, an exhibition featuring the work of sixteen artists at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, WA. Over 55 artworks will illustrate the visual similarities between glass and water. Show runs through September, 2017.
Pia Larsen (Art-in-Ed Workspace resident ’15) is showing work in Flag Wavering at SLOT, NSW, Australia, a window gallery that brings art to the street. Along with artist Charles Cooper, Pia curated the show and asked Sydney artists to meditate on the national symbol of the USA. Hurry—show closes December 10!