#FirstFriday: September Exhibitions We Love

September 7, 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.

New York

Carol Flueckiger (Studio Workspace Resident ’17) is exhibiting “Solitude of Selfie” in Women’s Right National Historical Park in Senica Falls, NY. Finger Lake Times has an article on Flueckiger and the exhibition. Show on view September 1 – November 15.

Lise Prown (Chili Bowl Workspace Resident ’17) is part of the group show High Contrast: Culture Confronts Chaos, Peekskill, NY at Westchester Community College. On view September 10 – November 28. Reception on September 25, 5:30-7:30pm.

“Membrane” by Jayoung Yoon. On view in SUTURES at Marc Straus Gallery, Sep. 8-Oct. 16

Jayoung Yoon (Ora Schnider Regional Residency Grant ’18) has work in the group show SUTURES at Marc Straus Gallery in New York City. Opening reception on September 8, 6-8pm.

Cheyenne Mallo (Assistant Ceramics Studio Manager) is showing work at Kaaterskill Gallery, Hunter, NY, September 15 – October 21. Opening reception on Saturday, September 15, 5-8pm. 

Tate Klacsmann (Studio Workspace Residency ’15)  will be showing work in the exhibition Strange Figurations at Limner Gallery in Hudson, NY. On view September 6-29, opening reception September 8.

Tatana Kellner (WSW Co-founder) will be showing Poisoned Well at the CREATIVE CLIMATE AWARDS exhibit at TECO in New York City. Opening reception on Monday, September 17 from 6-8:30pm. Exhibition on view September 17 – October 12.

Joan Giordano (Studio Workspace Residency ’06, ’08) is celebrating a 25 year overview of her work at The Catskill Art Center in Livingston Manor, NY. On view until October 27.

“Rose Garden” by Joan Giordano.

New Jersey

Anne-Marie Lavigne (Legacy Residency Grant ’16) created a new series entitled GRAVITAT, presented as part of the group show Made Here at Guttenburg Arts. On view until September 21.


Fafnir Adamites (Studio Residency Grant ’17) is showing Insight That Accrues at Amy H. Carberry Fine Arts Gallery in Springfield, MA. On view September 4-29. Opening reception on Wednesday September 19, 11:30-1pm. Adamites also has three sculptures in the group show Paperjam at The Great Falls Discover Center in Turners Falls, MA. Sep. 2-29. Opening reception Sep. 9, 2pm. Artist talk on Sep. 27, 7pm.

Work by Fafnir Adamites on view in ” Insight That Accrues.”


Cheyenne Mallo (Assistant Ceramics Studio Manager) is showing work in Eat, Drink, and Be Merry at Del Ray Artisans Gallery, Alexandria, VA. On view September 7–30. Opening reception September 7, 7-9pm.

Washington DC

Irene Chan (Art-in-Education Artist’s Book Residency Grant ’98) is showing Travel to Art in Unexpected Places during Art All Night, on Tenleytown Main Street in Washington, DC. September 22-29. Event Night: September 29, 7pm to midnight. Meet the artist: 7:45pm8:45pm, and 9:45pm.


Kathy Aoki, Hello Kitty Monument on view at the San Jose Institue of Contemporary Art.

Kathy Aoki (Artist Book Residency Grant ’97) has an installation #WishYouWereHere, which questions the world’s obsession with the Hello Kitty brand in a mock historical visitor center devoted to Hello Kitty Monument. Last chance to view this exhibition! Closing September 9, 5pm at San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA.


Carlotta Origoni (Art-in-Ed Artist’s Book Residency Grant, ’18) collaborated on the design and concept of artist and photographer Sarah Basha‘s new art book “What Remains,” a project exploring Alzhimers disease. Exhibition on view September 6 – October 6 at Galery 151 Grosvenor in Bruxelles, Belgium.

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