#FirstFriday: April Exhibitions We Love

April 6, 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.

Do not miss this chance to see Tatana Kellner’s  B11226: Fifty Years of Silence, Eugene Kellner’s Story in IPCNY’s exhibition Paper/Print: American Hand Papermaking, 1960s to Today!

New York

Jen Schwarting (Studio intern ’00) interviews artists Sahana Ramakrishnan and Loren Britton in the newest issue of Field Magazine. Purchase your copy on their website!

Jill Parisi (Studio Grant resident ’04) is showing work in the three-person exhibition, Contemplation and Practice, at Kenise Barnes Fine Art Gallery, Larchmont. Hurry—show closes April 14!

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. Hurry—show closes April 15!

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 closes April 21.

Carrie Moyer (Studio Workspace resident ’95) has a solo exhibition, Seismic Shuffle, at the Mary Boone Gallery, Manhattan. Show runs through April 21. Check out the press she recently got from Hyperallergic!

Rachel Frank (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’10) curated the exhibition Sound and Vision at Field Projects, Manhattan. This two-person venture explores how sound can manifest visually. Show closes April 21.

Lise Prown (Chili Bowl Workspace Resident ’17) is showing work in Fluxional Clay: Ceramics at the Crossroads at Peekskill Clay Studios, Peekskill. Show closes April 21; view showcard here!

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.

Barbara Leoff Burge (WSW co-founder) will have work in Golden Age of New Paltz Part 2: 1963 – 1967 along with Ken Burge, former longtime WSW board member and great friend of the Workshop. The group exhibition will be at the Wired Gallery, High Falls April 7 – May 13.

Tatana Kellner (WSW co-founder) and Barbara Beisinghoff (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’09) are showing work in the IPCNY’s exhibition Paper/Print: American Hand Papermaking, 1960s to Today, Manhattan. WSW-published artists’ books of B11226: Fifty Years of Silence, Eugene Kellner’s Story (Kellner) and The Angel is My Watermark (Beisinghoff) will be on view through June 14.


Barbara Beisinghoff’s screenprinted, etched, and handmade paper artist’s book The Angel is My Watermark will be on view through June 14 at the International Print Center New York!

Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

Cheyenne Mallo (Studio intern ’11) is showing work in Sweet Suggestions, an exhibition of dessert wares, at the Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA. Show opens April 6.

Amanda Thackray (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’09) is showing work in the two-person exhibition CRISPR at Index Art Center, Newark, NJ. Hurry—show closes April 13!

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.

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.

See Cheyenne Mallo’s sweet creations at the Worcester Center for Crafts in Worcester, MA!

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.

Laura Salgarolo (Studio intern ’18) is showing work in the MA Feminist Zine Fest at Simmons College, Boston, MA on April 22, 11 am – 5 pm. Find the Facebook event here!

Jennifer Grimyser (Studio Workspace resident ’07, Artist’s Book Grant resident ’08) is showing work in the group exhibition Noise Margins at RESORT, Baltimore, MD. Show closes April 28.

Amanda Thackray (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’09) is showing work in Wonder Women 11: Eye of the Storm at the Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery at New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ. Show runs through May 9.

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 through June 9.

Amanda Thackray (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’09) is showing work in the group exhibition Approaching Vibrancy at Gallery at 14 Maple, Morristown, NJ. Show closes August 24.

Gifts of the Earth, a solo show of monoprints by Carol Struve, will be at the Talley Gallery in Bemidji, MN!

Midwest

Carol Struve (Studio Workspace resident ’07) has a solo show, Gifts of the Earth, at the Talley Gallery at Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN. Show runs through May 4; view the showcard here!

Laura Berman (Studio intern ’97) is showing work in the three-person exhibition Organic Forms at Olson Larsen Gallery, Des Moines, IA. Show runs April 13 – June 9; opening reception April 13, 5-9 pm.

Dana Lynn Harper (Studio Grant resident ’16) has a solo show at Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH. Show runs April 20 – May 19; find their exhibition calendar here!

South

Catherine Nelson (Studio Workspace resident ’16) cofounded the exhibition space Book Club Gallery, New Orleans, LA. Find hours, shows, and details on their website!

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. Hurry—show closes 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. Hurry—show closes April 15!

West

Jessica Dupuis (Chili Bowl Workspace resident ’10) and 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 through July 22.

In New Orleans? Add Catherine Nelson’s Book Club Gallery to your art walks!

International

Jen Cole (Studio Workspace resident ’17) will be on residency this April at the Empreinte Atelier de Gravure, Luxembourg, which coincides with the International Contemporary Printmaking Exhibition / Forum 2018!

Elisabeth S. Clark (Studio Grant resident ’12) will be at Art Brussels 2018!  You can find her at Stand D35 between April 19 and 22.

Elisabeth S. Clark (Studio Grant resident ’12) has a solo show, I Never Knew That Sand Had So Many Colours, at Galerie Dohyang Lee, Paris, France. Show runs April 7 – May 26.

Dani ReStack (Studio intern ’97, Artist’s Book Grant resident ’07) and Erin Woodbrey (Studio intern ‘07) have their two-person exhibition Quill Isn’t Staying Now at Gaa Gallery Space, Cologne, Germany. Show runs April 14 – June 30; opening reception April 14, 5 – 8 pm. Check out gallery hours and address on Gaa Gallery’s website.

Ewelina Skowronska (Art-in-Ed Workspace resident ’17) is in the Shortlist 2018 online exhibition for the Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize in London, UK from April 9 – June 30.


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