#First Friday: May Exhibitions We Love!

May 2, 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.

"Phosphorescent Plot”, solo exhibition at One River School Woodbury  by Emily Noelle Lambert

“Phosphorescent Plot” at One River School Woodbury  by Emily Noelle Lambert

New York

Emily Noelle Lambert (Studio Intern ’94) is showing Phosphorescent Plot, a solo exhibition at One River School Woodbury, going on now through May 15. Lambert also just finished a commissioned mural through the New York City Department of Transportation Art Program. The piece, Focused on Infinity, opens Wednesday, May 15 at 11 am at St. George Ferry Terminal pedestrian pathway on Bay Street near Richmond Terrace in Staten Island. 

Installation shot of Focused on Infinity by Emily Noelle Lambert

Lorrie Fredette (Studio Workspace Resident ’10) is in a group show, Among Friends/Entre Amigos, at the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center. The exhibition will be open May 3-5 and May 8-12.

Joy Taylor (Studio Workspace Residency ’97, Ora Schneider Regional Residency Grant 2011) is in a two-person show, Ink. Re-Ink, at Atwater Gallery in Kingston until May 25th. Opening reception May 4 from 5-7 pm.

Drawing #10 by Joy Taylor

Undine Brod (Ora Schneider Regional Residency Grant ’15) is in a two-person show, Mixed Messages, at the Rio II Gallery. The opening Reception is May 3rd from 6-8 pm, and the show is on view until May 31st.

Katie Ford (Studio Intern ’10, Legacy Studio Residency Grant ’18) will be a part of a pop-up shop and have items for sale at at MINNA‘s Hudson storefront throughout the month of May.

Devra Freelander (Studio Residency Grant ’18) has selections from her series Fluorescent Fragments on view at Beverly’s as part of Body Optimized curated by Post Vision, opening on May 4th at 8 pm. Also, she will be showing two new sculptures at Brooklyn Designs as part of The Stoop: Tribute to a Piece of Brooklyn Furniture from May 10-12.

Devra Freelander’s Fluorescent Fragments

New Hampshire

Tara Sabharwal (Studio Workspace Residency ’16, Beisinghoff Printmaking Residency ’17) has a solo show, An Ocean on Galaxies, now on view at the Adrian Duckworth museum until June 2nd.

San Francisco

Andrea Chung (Studio Residency Grant ’16) is showing Coffee, Rhum, Sugar & Gold: A Postcolonial Paradox at the Museum of the African Diaspora. There will be a conversation between curators and artists on May 5th from 5- 6:30 pm. The exhibition will be on view May 8 – August 11, 2019.

New works on paper by Andrea Chung: On view at MoAD from May 8- August 11


Devra Freelander(Studio Residency Grant ’18) is premiering her newest collaboration with Gregory Wikstrom: a video series that Lisel will be performing a solo set in front of at the Gorilla vs. Bear Showcase. Event takes place on May 9th.


Katie Ford (Studio Intern ’10, Legacy Studio Residency Grant ’18) was invited to be a part of Metaphor, Making, and Mysticism, a group show as part of the Mystical Theology Network’s conference at Boston College.

Katie Ford’s installation for Metaphor, Making and Mysticism