#FirstFriday: March Exhibitions We Love

March 1, 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

AfterImage Journal selected Kathy Hettinga’s (Artist’s Book Residency Grant, ’14) artist’s book 4 3 2 CRY, was selected as the Featured Portfolio Artist in Vol. 45, no. 6.

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

Nancy Diessner (Studio Workspace Residency, ’97; Production Grant, ’00) has a solo exhibition, 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.

Lorrie Fredette (Studio Workspace Residency, ’10) has work featured in the show Strange Attractors at the Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall University through March 8th.

Amanda Thackray (Artist’s Book Residency, ’09) has work in a group show, New Directions in Fiber Arts, at Montclair Art Museum. The show is on view now through June 6. 


Our very own Erin Zona (Artistic Director, Women’s Studio Workshop) will be a visiting artist at University of Kansas, March 19-22. She will be giving a talk entitled Zziserhood is Powerful: Radical Print, Alternative Space, and Women’s Studio Workshop.


Kathy Hettinga (Artist’s Book Residency Grant, ’14) has another artist’s book, DISPLACEMENT, in the Art of the Fold Exhibition, juried by Abecedarian Gallery. The exhibition will be shown in libraries around Denver, CO now and through the summer.


Tona Wilson (Artist’s Book Residency Grant, ’10; Art-in-Education Residency Grant ’17; Studio Workspace Residency, ’19) will be giving a talk on March 4th about immigration and incarceration, which are central themes in her artists’ books and studio practice, as part of Spring 2019 Goudy Lecture Series, at Scripps College in Claremont, California.

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