#FirstFriday: February Exhibitions We Love!February 6, 2020
Highlighting exhibitions that feature the work of WSW artists, we share the shows near and far that make up our monthly must-see list.
Suzanne Stokes’s solo exhibition, Beyond The Shore: What Lies Beneath, explores water as substance, metaphoric allusion, and forms a collective narrative that addresses mankind’s complicated relationship to this essential natural resource. Through the divergent lenses of micro and macro perspectives, she examines the nature of existence and its relationship to water on physical and metaphysical planes. This exhibition will be on view at Women’s Studio Workshop through February 28th with a reception on February 11th at 5:30 pm.
Barbara Beisinghoff (Artist’s Book Residency Grant ’09, Studio Workspace Residency ’19) has an exhibition, Blauspause / Blueprint, on view at WomensWork.Art. from February 7th to February 16th. There will be an opening reception and artist’s talk on February 7th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.
Barbara Beisinghoff (Artist’s Book Residency Grant ’09, Studio Workspace Residency ’19) will be giving a talk entitled, Kingfisher Dives / Eisvogel taucht, on February 12th at the Vassar College Library, Class of 1951 Reading Room. The talk will begin at 5:00 pm, reception to follow.
Padma Rajendran (Ora Schneider Regional Residency Grant ’18) has an exhibition, Move Me With You, on display at BRIC from February 20th to June 7th. The opening reception will be held on February 19th from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.
Malin Abrahamsson (Studio Workspace Residency ’18) is part of the three person exhibition, The Longest Distance, on display at the Eno Gallery. The opening reception will be on February 6th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and the show will be on view until March 1st.
Imin Yeh (Artist’s Book Residency Grant ’19) has an exhibition entitled, The Drawer of Sauce, on view from February 7th to March 1st at Grizzly Grizzly. This show of site specific paper installations features a paper film projector for her WSW published artist book, Paper Paper Film.
Mary Tremonte (Studio Residency Grant ’19) and Vanessa Adams (Art-in-Ed Wokspace Residency ’17) have curated the Queer Ecology Hanky Project on view from February 7th to March 6th at the Irma Freeman Center for Imagination. The opening reception will be on February 7th from 7:00 to 10:00 pm and the closing reception will be on March 6th from 7:00 to 10:00 pm. In addition, there will be a queer craft fair on February 9th from 12:00 to 5:00 pm and a hanky situation dance party on February 15th from 7:00 to 11:00 pm.
Kristina Paabus (Studio Residency Grant ’11) and Terry Schupach-Gordon (Artist’s Book Residency Grant ’94) both have work featured in PrintAustin‘s 7th annual international exhibition, The Contemporary Print. This show is on view at Big Medium until February 15th.
Kyung Eun You‘s (Artist’s Book Resident ’19) WSW published artist’s book, Where Are We Now, will be featured in the exhibition (retro)(intro)spection at the San Francisco Center for the Book. This show will be on view from February 7th to April 19th.
Bhavna Mehta (Studio Workspace Residency ’18) has work in the group exhibition, Illumination: 21st Century Interactions with Art+Science+Technology. The show is on view at San Diego Art Institute from February 8th to May 3rd.
CR Cooper (Nonprofit Management Intern ’17) has work featured in Martial Oracle, Public Space One‘s annual art auction featuring the work of over 75 artists, donated in support of PS1’s 2020 programming. On February 7th, works will be on display in person at PS1 and online bidding will begin. The closing reception will be held on February 15th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Bidding will end then.
New Delhi, India
Tara Sabharwal (Studio Workspace Residency ’16, Beisinghoff Printmaking Residency ’17) curated and has work in the exhibition YOU WILL KNOW ME: Migrant Stories on view at Art Alive Gallery through February 10th. Golnar Adili (Legacy Studio Residency Grant ’15) and Barbara Beisinghoff (Artist’s Book Residency Grant ’09, Studio Workspace Residency Grant ’20), Tomie Arai (Artist’s Book Residency Grant ’02), Tatana Kellner (WSW founder), and Karen Kunc (Artist’s Book Residency Grant ’98) also have work featured in this show.