#FirstFriday: January Exhibitions We LoveJanuary 6, 2017
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.
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. Hurry—show closes January 13!
Jamie Powell (Studio Grant resident ’07) and Amy Chaiklin (Studio Workspace resident ’98) showing work in the group show Nasty Women at the Knockdown Center, Queens, NYC. All work sold benefits Planned Parenthood. Hurry—show runs January 12-15, 2017; opening reception January 12, 7 – 10 pm!
Jamie Powell (Studio Grant resident ’07) is showing work in the group exhibition Introductions at the Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NYC. Show runs January 13 – February 17, 2017; opening reception January 13, 7 – 9 pm.
Shanti Grumbine (Ora Schneider Regional Grant resident ’15) is showing work in the group exhibition Disarming Geometries at the Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY. Show runs January 15 – March 26, 2017; opening reception January 15, 2 – 5 pm.
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. Hurry—show closes January 14!
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.
Kieran Riley Abbott (Nonprofit Management intern ’16) is showing work in the group exhibition Ocotillo at the Stella Elkins Gallery, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA. Check out her work January 20, 6 – 9 pm.
Anna Tararova (Art-in-Ed Artist’s Book Grant resident ’15) is showing work with Jacob Koestler in Dream Baby at the Kitchen Table Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Show runs January 7 – January 30, 2017; opening reception January 7, 7 – 10 pm.
Eva Mantell (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’96) invites artist to submit art, poetry, or performance regarding melting ice to Pages from the Frozen Sea on Facebook by January 28. Find more information here.
Marianne Dages (Beisinghoff resident ’16) is showing work in the group exhibition Costumes, Reverence, and Forms: A Philadelphia/Portland Mixer at Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA. Show runs January 6 – February 19, 2017 and will then travel to the Center for Contemporary Art & Culture at the Pacific Northwest College of Art from April 6 – June 3, 2017.
Pat Oleszko (Public Art Grant resident ’14) has a solo exhibition, Fool for Thought, at the Kniznick Gallery at Brandeis Univerisity, Waltham, MA. Show runs through March 3, 2017; artist lecture January 25 at 4:30 pm and reception January 25, 6 – 8 pm.
Katy Collier (Studio Grant resident ’12) is showing work in the group exhibition Bleed & Burn, Catalytic Flag Making at The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN. Twelve flags will be exhibited in Gallery 4 and burned post-exhibition. Show runs January 14 – February 12, 2017; opening reception January 14, 7 – 11 pm.
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. Hurry—show closes January 15!
Timea Tihanyi (Studio Grant resident ’07) has a solo exhibition at the Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA. The exhibition showcases her work Scientia Library, a collection of 155 porcelain books. Show runs through January, 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.