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Visual Arts Fellow Alejandro Guzman participates in a group show called "American Beauty" in New York.


Read the review in the New York Times here

Congratulations to Visual Arts Fellow Golnar Adili (2010-2011, 2011-2012) who has won this year's Pollock-Krasner award.

Golnar will also be having a two person show in the Craft and Folk Art Museum in LA called "Dispcaments: The craft practices of Golnar Adili and Samira Yamin" January 26-April 27. Opening reception Saturday, January 25 6-9pm.

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Poetry Fellow Sarah Rose Nordgren (2008-2009, 2011-2012) has been named the winner of the 2013 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize from the University of Pittsburgh Press for her debut collection, Best Bones, which will be published in fall of 2014

Sarah Rose Nordgren's poems have recently appeared, or are forthcoming, in several publications, including Agni, The Iowa Review, Pleiades, The Harvard Review, Ploughshares, The Literary Review, 32 Poems, and the Best New Poets anthology.  She is also the winner of the 2012 James Wright Poetry Award from Mid-American Review and a two-time fellowship recipient from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Nordgren earned degrees from Sarah Lawrence College (B.A.) and the University of North Carolina-Greensboro (M.F.A), where she held the Fred Chappell Fellowship. (photo: Daniel Dyar)





Visual Arts Fellow Collette Fu in Wired Magazine:

A Mind-Blowing Pop-Up Book Shows China’s Vanishing Tribes

COLETTE FU has been making pop-up books for the better part of five years. The Philadelphia-based artist brings her photography to life by adding traditional moveable book mechanisms like pull tabs, rotating disks and complicated folds. She’s made pop-ups about her travels, done work for commercial clients like Sephora and documented oddball places like the National Museum of Roller Skating in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Jacolby Satterwhite (Visual Arts Fellow 2011-2012 and 2012-2013) has been selected for the 2014 Whitney Biennial.

The Fine Arts Work Center is pleased to announce Jacolby Satterwhite's participation in the 2014 Whitney Biennial, curated by Anthony Elms, Stuart Comer and Michelle Grabner.

Jacolby is a multimedia artist, born in Columbia, South Carolina. He received his MFA from the University of Pennsylvania, and his BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art. He's participated in residencies at Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture, Headlands Center for the Arts, and the Center for Photography at Woodstock. His work has been included in group exhibitions and performances at Exit Art, Rush Arts Gallery, The Kitchen, MoMA PS1, The Studio Museum of Harlem and the Smithsonian Institution. Jacolby is a recipient of the Van Lier Grant, the Experimental TV Center NYSCA Grant, and the Toby Devan Lewis Award. 

His second solo exhibition with Monya Rowe Gallery is forthcoming, March 2nd - April 20 2014.

Salvatore Scibona (Fiction Fellow 2001-2002, 2002-2003) is the winner of this year's Ellen Levine Award for his novel-in-progress Where In the World Is William Wurs?

We would like to congratulate Salvatore Scibona (fiction Fellow 2001-2002, 2002-2003) on winning this year's Ellen Levine Award for his novel-in-progress Where In the World Is William Wurs? 

This award is sponsored by the New York Community Trust and the Ellen Levine Fund for Writers, and the manuscript was chosen by judges Joanna Scott, John Dufresne, and Peter Orner.

Salvatore Scibona's first novel, The End, was a finalist for the National Book Award and winner of the Young Lions Fiction Award from the New York Public Library; The End is published or forthcoming in seven languages.  A former FAWC Fellow and a graduate of St. John's College and the Iowa Writers' Workshop, he has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, an O. Henry Award, a Pushcart Prize, and a Whiting Writers' Award.  In 2010 he was named one of the New Yorker's "20 Under 40" writers to watch. His short fiction has appeared in the New Yorker, A Public Space, and Harper's.  He is a visiting professor in creative writing at Wesleyan University and has been on the staff of the Work Center since 2004. 




Provincetown welcomes 2013-'14 Fine Arts Work Center fellows

By Deborah Minsky

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Amanda Coplin, author of The Orchardist and a Fine Arts Work Center Writing Fellow from 2008-2009, has just been awarded a 2013 Whiting Foundation Writers' Award in Fiction. She is also featured on the National Book Foundation's "5 Under 35" list of rising young fiction writers. read more...

Nicole Terez Dutton (Writing Fellow 2011-2012) is Mass Poetry's October Poet in the Spotlight.

Nicole Terez Dutton's work has appeared in CallalooPloughshares32 PoemsIndiana Review and Salt Hill Journal.  Nicole earned an MFA from Brown University and has received fellowships from the Frost Place, the Fine Arts Work Center, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Her collection of poems, If One Of Us Should Fallwas selected as the winner of the 2011 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. She lives in Somerville, Massachusetts and teaches in the Solstice Low-Residency MFA Program, as well as Boston University and Grub Street.






The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown is pleased to welcome it newest staff members, James Everett Stanley and Matthew Neill Null, who together will coordinate The Work Center’s renowned Fellowship program. James Stanley, Visual Arts Fellow 2002-2003, will work with the 10 incoming Visual Arts Fellows. And Matthew Neill Null, Writing Fellow 2011-2012, will work with this year’s 10 incoming Writing Fellows.


James Everett Stanley received his MFA in painting from Columbia University. A 2002-2003 Fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center, he is an alumnus of the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and was awarded a Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation Studio Program fellowship. His paintings and drawings have been shown widely, including solo and group exhibitions at Freight & Volume Gallery in New York, Fredric Snitzer Gallery in Miami, and Kinkead Contemporary in Los Angeles— where his 2011 solo show "Let It Burn" was cited by the Huffington Post as one of the Top 10 Painting Shows in the US.




Matthew Neill Null is a writer from West Virginia, a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and a winner of the O. Henry Award for the short story. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Oxford America, PEN / O.Henry Prize Stories, Ploughshares, American Short Fiction, West Branch, and Mississippi Review, among other journals. He has received writing fellowships from the Michener-Copernicus Society of America, the Fine Arts Work Center, the University of Iowa, and the Jentel Foundation.