#FirstFriday: March Exhibitions We Love

March 2, 2018 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.

Anne-Marie Lavigne’s solo shows at Spaceworks Gallery through March 2 – 30! Check out the Eventbrite page here!

New York

Tate Klacsmann (Studio Workspace resident ’16) has two prints in the MiniPrint International Exhibition at JVS Project Space, Manhattan. Check out the catalog here. Hurry—show closes March 11!

Emily Lambert (Studio intern ’94) is showing work with Denny Gallery at New Art Dealers Alliance NYC’s Spring Fair. Her work will be on view March 8 – 11.

Tatana Kellner (WSW Co-founder) has her solo exhibition Please Exit: Doors Are Closing at The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy. Hurry—show closes March 12!

Carrie Moyer (Studio Workspace resident ’95) has a solo exhibition, ­Carrie Moyer: Pagan’s Rapture, at DC Moore Gallery, Manhattan. Show closes March 22.

Anne-Marie Lavigne (Studio Workspace resident ’16) has a solo show, Decoherence, at Spaceworks Gallery, Brooklyn. The exhibition, featuring work she made during her WSW residency, runs March 2 – 30 (Thursdays & Fridays and by appointment); opening reception March 2, 6 – 9 pm. See the Eventbrite page here!

Tara Sabharwal (Studio Workspace resident ’16, Beisinghoff Printmaking resident ’17) has a solo exhibition, Float, at the Wilmer Jennings Gallery (associated with Kenkeleba House), Manhattan. Show closes March 31.

Left: You can find Karinna Gomez’s print, Summer: MAKE GOOD, made during her WSW residency, at IPCNY through March 28! Right: Don’t miss Tara Sabharwal‘s solo exhibition, Float, at the Wilmer Jennings Gallery—show closes March 31.

Marianne Dages (Beisinghoff Printmaking resident ’16), Karinna Gomez (Studio Grant resident ’17), and Paula Lycan (Summer intern ’15) are showing work in Edging Forward: New Prints 2018/Winter at the International Print Center New York. Show closes March 28.

Heidi Neilson (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’06, ’10) is showing work in the group exhibition Anthropocene: Eco Crises at the Center for Book Arts, Manhattan. Show closes March 31; roundtable discussion with artists March 2, 6:30pm.

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.

Jill Parisi (Studio Grant resident ’04) is showing work in the three-person exhibition, Contemplation and Practice, at Kenise Barnes Fine Art Gallery, Larchmont. Show runs March 3 – April 14; opening reception March 3, 6:30 – 8 pm.

Susan Newmark (Studio Workspace resident ’95) is showing work in the group exhibition Unexpected Realities: Comics, Culture, and Society in Contemporary Art at Figureworks Gallery, Brooklyn. Show runs March 2 – April 15; opening reception March 2 6 – 9 pm.

Carrie Moyer (Studio Workspace resident ’95) has a solo exhibition, Seismic Shuffle, at the Mary Boone Gallery, Manhattan. Show runs through April 21.

Rejin Leys (Studio intern ’89) is showing work in the No Longer Empty Curatorial Lab’s Southeast Queens Biennial: A Locus of Moving Points at York College Fine Arts Gallery, Jamaica, Queens. Show runs through April 21.

Fafnir Adamites’ solo exhibition featuring experiments from her WSW residency, Amass and Disperse, has been extended! See it at 3S Artspace, Portsmouth, NH through March 11.


Fafnir Adamites (Studio Grant resident ’17) has a solo exhibition featuring large-scale paper constructions and new work from her WSW residency. The show, Amass and Disperse, is at 3S Artspace, Portsmouth, NH. Hurry—show closes March 11!

Tate Klacsmann (Studio Workspace Resident ’16) is showing work in the group exhibition 10 Artists/ 10 Pieces at the Tremaine Art Gallery, Lakeville, CT. Hurry—show closes March 11!

Sarah Rose Lejeune (Studio intern ’16) has a solo show, there, not here, at the AS220 Reading Room, Providence, RI. The exhibition, featuring recent works of cast paper, enameled copper, and handwoven cloth, runs March 3 – 30; opening reception March 3, 5-7pm.

Susan Sommer (SAI ’12) is showing work in the group exhibition Pattern, Power, Chaos and Quiet at the Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT. Show closes March 31.

Cynthia Nourse Thompson (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’03) co-curated Collaborative Histories: Dieu Donné at The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA. Show runs through April 21.

Looking for New England exhibitions? Sarah Rose Lejeune’s solo show, there, not here, is at the AS220 Reading Room, Providence, RI.

Elizabeth Mackie (Studio Workspace resident ’07, ’08) is showing work in the group exhibition Space Invaders at Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts’ Stedman Gallery. Show runs through April 21.

Heather Kapplow (Public Art Grant resident ’17) is showing work in the group exhibition How Do I Look? at the Gallery at Atlantic Wharf, Boston, MA. The show invited artists to challenge the accepted superiority of sight among the five senses and its association with the truth. Her work will be heard through April 21.

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.

DM Witman (Studio Workspace resident ’12) is showing work in the 2018 Biennial at the Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME. Show runs through June 3.

Phyllis Kudder Sullivan (Studio Workspace resident ’12) is showing work in the group exhibition All Things Considered at the Society of Arts + Crafts, in collaboration with the National Basketry Organization, Boston, MA. Show runs March 29 –  June 9.

Missed her show at Vermont Studio Center? You can find Kieran Riley Abbott’s new work at Forage Modern Workshop in Minneapolis!


William Harroff (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’94) has a solo exhibition The Delinquent Comic Art of “Wascally Wee Willy” Harroff at the Edwardsville Arts Center, Edwardsville, IL. Show closes March 16.

Kieran Riley Abbott (Nonprofit Management intern ’16) has a featured artist show at Forage Modern Workshop, Minneapolis, MN. Show opens March 3; opening reception March 3, 3 – 5 pm. Find the Facebook event here!

Sara Langworthy (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’01) was recently awarded the 2018 Carl Hertzog Award for Excellence in Book Design for her artist’s book Naturans Naturata.


Catherine Nelson (Studio Workspace resident ’16) cofounded the exhibition space Book Club Gallery, New Orleans, LA. Check out their current exhibiting artist, Margaret Parsons, through the month of March. Opening March 2, 5 – 8 pm; gallery hours first Saturdays 12 – 4 pm and by appointment.

Cheyenne Mallo (Studio intern ’11) is showing work in Ware/Wear, an exhibition of functional ceramics and metals, at Southern Dreams Gallery, Columbia, NC. Show closes March 22.

Susan King (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’83) has her solo exhibition Susan King: Chronicles of a Southern Feminist at the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University, Roanoke, VA. Show runs through April 8.

Cheyenne Mallo (Studio intern ’11) is showing work in the group exhibition Last Call III: Handmade Ceramics for Pouring, Storing, and Sipping Fine Libations with Campanion Gallery, Humboldt, TN. Show runs March 3 – April 15.

What’s new in New Orleans? Catherine Nelson co-founded the exhibition space Book Club Gallery! Gallery hours are first Saturdays 12 – 4 pm and by appointment.


Andrea Chung (Studio Grant resident ’16) participated in Circles and Circuits: Contemporary Chinese Caribbean Art at the Chinese American Museum, Los Angeles, CA. The show’s other part, History and Art of the Chinese Caribbean Diaspora at the California African American Museum closed last month, so hurry—this show totally closes March 11!

Phyllis Kudder Sullivan (Studio Workspace resident ’12) is showing work in the group exhibition Fahrenheit 2018 at the American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA. Show runs March 10 – July 22; opening reception March 10, 6 – 9 pm.


Kate Hamilton’s (Ora Schneider Regional Grant resident ’12) work, including over 200 hand sewn houses and pieces made at WSW, has recently been 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, including an additional March show, here.

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