#FirstFriday: December Exhibitions We Love

November 30, 2017 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.

Karinna Gomez‘s  print, made during her 2017 WSW Studio Grant Residency, Summer: MAKE GOOD will be in the IPCNY’s exhibition New Prints 2018/Winter!

New York

Zarina Hashmi (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’91) has a solo exhibition Zarina: Dark Roads at NYU’s Asian/Pacific/American Institute Gallery, Manhattan. Show runs through February 2, 2018.

Ann Kalmbach and Tatana Kellner (WSW Co-founders) created the new mural here at WSW!

Rita MacDonald (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’94) has a solo show as part of the visiting artist series the Muroff Kotler Visual Arts Gallery, SUNY Ulster, Stone Ridge. Hurry—show closes December 13!

Karen Revis (Studio Workspace resident ’14) is showing work in Light in the Dark at Sears Peyton Gallery, Manhattan. Hurry—show closes December 16! View showcard here.

Tatana Kellner (WSW Co-founder) is showing work in the group exhibition What Is That Leaping In Your Chest at Collarworks, Troy. Show closes December 20.

Cheyenne Mallo (Studio intern ’11) is showing work in Function or Form: Utilitarian Art at Catskill Center’s Erpf Gallery. Show runs through January 6, 2018.

Kate Hamilton (Ora Schneider Regional Grant resident ’12) is showing work in the group exhibition En Masse at Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham. Show runs through January 7, 2018.

Erin Zona (WSW Artistic Director) will have a solo exhibition She Was Right: A Museum of Strange Archaeology here at Women’s Studio Workshop’s gallery. Show runs December 12 – January 19, 2018; opening reception December 12, 5 – 6 pm. Find the Facebook event here!

Lise Prown (Chili Bowl Workspace resident ’17) is showing work in Give Us the Vote, A Contemporary Art Exhibition at Arts Westchester, White Plains. Show runs through January 27, 2018.

Rejin Leys (Studio intern ’89) and Tara Sabharwal (Studio Workspace resident ’16) are showing work in Art in FLUX‘s group exhibition Songs of Freedom at JCC Harlem. Show runs through April, 2018.

Karinna Gomez (Studio Grant resident ’17) will be showing Summer: MAKE GOOD, in the IPCNY’s exhibition New Prints 2018. Stay tuned for details!

See WSW Artistic Director Erin Zona‘s solo exhibition, She Was Right: A Museum of Strange Archaeology, here in WSW’s Gallery on December 12! Above image is The Vessel (detail), from that body of work.

Mid-Atlantic

Carson Fox (Studio Grant resident ’00) is showing work in The Box Project: Uncommon Threads. Originally shown at the Fowler Museum, CA, the show is on the final leg of three-museum tour at the Textile Museum at George Washington University through January 29, 2018.

Northeast

Phyllis Kudder Sullivan (Studio Workspace resident ’12) is showing work in the group exhibition Of Art and Craft at the Flinn Gallery in the Greenwich Library, Greenwich, CT. Hurry—show closes December 6!

DM Witman (Studio Workspace resident ’12) is showing work in America Now, A Dialogue at the Holocaust and Human Rights Center, Augusta, ME. Show closes December 20.

Heather Kapplow (Public Art Grant resident ’17) is showing work in the future of work at Atlantic Wharf Gallery, Boston, MA. Show runs through January 6, 2018.

Heather Kapplow (Public Art Grant resident ’17) is also showing work in the group exhibition Art of Theatre at Midway Studios Gallery, Boston, MA. Show runs through January 15, 2018. Join the celebration, New Configurations, Past, Present, Future at Midway Studios, January 11, 5-8 pm.

DM Witman (Studio Workspace resident ’12) is showing work in We Might Climb a Tree, At Least at Maine Museum of Photographic Arts, Portland, ME. Show runs through January 27, 2018.

Kathy Hettinga (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’14) is showing her work, Dante’s Inferno: the Gates of Hell, in the Art for Great Books series, Veritas Academy, Lancaster, PA. Show runs through June 1, 2018.

Carson Fox’s (Studio Grant resident ’00) public work, Blue-Green Brainbow, is on view at Boston University, MA. Check out a video of the installation, with the help of Cara Lynch (Studio Workspace resident ‘14), by BU Productions here!

Check out the installation of Carson Fox‘s installation at Boston University here!

Midwest

April Martin (Legacy Grant resident ’17) is part of the two-artist exhibition Moving Through Walls and Floors with Ruby T. at Roots and Culture, Chicago, IL. Hurry—show closes December 16!

April Martin (Legacy Grant resident ’17) is also showing work in the three-artist exhibition Mounting Tension at ACRE Projects, Chicago, IL. Show closes December 29; opening reception December 1, 6 – 9 pm.

Heidi Neilson (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’10, ’04; Studio Workspace resident ’06) is showing work in an exhibition of work culminating her residency at SPACES, Cleveland, OH. The show consists of three works: Go GOES Radiotelescope, Sonic Planetarium, and Collective-action Motion Study of Anik-E1, and will be on view at SPACES through January 12, 2018.

Jen P. Harris (Ora Schneider Grant resident ’12) is showing work in Aviary at the State Historical Museum of Iowa’s Café Barattas, Des Moines, IA. Show runs through January 29, 2018.

Jen P. Harris (Ora Schneider Grant resident ’12) and Rachel Kauff (Studio intern ’12) have the two-person exhibition Bridge Work in Des Moines, IA. Hurry—show closes December 14! Find details on Jen’s website.

Jen P. Harris (Ora Schneider Grant resident ’12) has the solo exhibition @NO/vem/BER at the Hudson River Gallery, Iowa City, IA. Show closes December 16.

Shown above: one of Legacy Grant alumna April Martin’s works in her studio. Find more of her work in Chicago this winter at ACRE Projects and Roots and Culture!

West

Ellen Sollod (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’90) is in the two-person exhibition The Great Basin: Two Views at the Jack Straw Atrium Gallery, Seattle, WA. Show runs through February 28, 2018.
Diane Jacobs (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’00) recently gave a talk at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, WA. Check it out here!

International

Kate Hamilton’s (Ora Schneider Regional Grant resident ’12) work, including over 200 hand sewn houses and pieces made at WSW, will be part of the props, sculpture, and set of Bluebird Productions performance Die Sieben Tödsunden (The Seven Deadly Sins) at Rigiblick Theater, Zurich. A disruptive staging of the Brecht/Weill opera, the project considers life from the perspective of current day sex workers. Find details here.


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