#FirstFriday: February Exhibitions We Love

January 31, 2019 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

Whereas, We Declare – Tana Kellner and Ann Kalmback

Whereas, we Declare by Tana Kellner (Founder) and Ann Kalmbach (Founder) is currently being featured in two exhibitions. Politics of Place at The Center for Book Arts in New York City through March 30th. Engaged Editions: Creative Advocacy in Print at Brooklyn, in Brooklyn, New York through March 1st.

New Jersey

Lorrie Fredette (Studio Workspace Residency 2010) has work featured in the show Strange Attractors, at the Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall University, through March 8th.


Nancy Diessner (Studio Workspace Residency 1997, Production Grant 2000) has a solo, All I Want Is To Be The River Though I Return Again And Again To The Clouds, at Art Center Gallery, Mirium Hall, Anna Maria College through April 12th.

Fafnir Adamites is showing work in two group shows this month. “Commune 2” GCC Faculty Show, at Arno Maris Gallery, Westfield State University will be up through through March 1st. Opposites Attract: Boston Sculptors Gallery Members Group Show Boston, MA through February 24th. The opening reception will be held on Sunday February 10th from 4-6pm.


Mary Gordon( Summer Internship 2014, Studio Internship 2018) has a piece entitiled “Just Picked” that will be part of the show MFA: The Next Generation, at the Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation in Watkinsville, Georgia. The exhibition will be up until February 22nd.

“Just Picked” – Mary Gordon


Tona Wilson (Artist’s Book Residency Grant 2010, Art-In-Education Residency Grant 2017, Studio Workspace Residency 2019) will be giving a talk on March 4th about her artist’s books and studio practice as part of  Spring 2018 Goudy Lecture Series speaker, at Scripps College, in Claremont, California.

Trudy Barnes‘ (Studio Workspace Residency 2018) piece “Work With Where You Are”, completed during her 2018 residency here at WSW, is part of the 2018-2019 Artists’ Annual Exhibition at Kala Art Institute in Berkeley California. The exhibition will be up through March 2nd.

“Work With Where You Are” – Trudy Barnes

Lorrie Fredette (Studio Workspace Residency 2010) has a solo exhibition, tender exchanges, on view at San Jose ICA, in San Jose California until February 10th.

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