The University of Central Arkansas College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) will host artist-in-residence Aja Gabel (Writing Fellow 2012-2013) for a series of events on Tuesday, September 29. Throughout the day, Gabel will read from her novel about the life and times of a classical string quartet and discuss her work and own life while playing music, host a craft talk with undergraduate creative writing students, and hold a masterclass with creative writing students in the Master of Fine Arts program. Individuals may listen and participate via Zoom or watch on Facebook Live.
UCA EVENT WILL FEATURE AUTHOR AND MUSICIAN AJA GABEL
SARA DITTRICH: "THE TENDER INTERVAL"
Diverse Works in Houston, TX, presents Sara Dittrich’s (Visual Arts Fellow 2018-2019) “The Tender Interval.” “This newly commissioned series of multi-sensory experiences uses the body’s circulatory system as a means of fielding questions about close listening and ecological healing. "The Tender Interval" offers participants (and viewers) an opportunity to slow down and meditate on how the pace of our bodies’ physical processes are often determined by our surroundings.” Streaming online through November 14.
ESTEBAN DEL VALLE SELECTED FOR PROVINCETOWN PUBLIC ART PROJECT
The Provincetown Public Arts Foundation has selected interdisciplinary artist Esteban Del Valle (Visual Arts Fellow 2017-2018 and 2012-2013) for its first public art project in Provincetown. “Founded this past January by Romolo Del Deo, Lise King, Dani Niedzieldski, Karen Ojala, Stan Sikorski and Samuel Tager, Provincetown Public Art Foundation seeks to fund, place, and preserve public art in Provincetown.” Esteban’s mural will be in the alley of Marine Specialties on Commercial Street – a space donated by the Patrick family. Above: mural detail, Brownsville, Brooklyn, NY.
JACOLBY SATTERWHITE SELECTED AS A STUDIO MUSEUM ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
The Studio Museum in Harlem has just selected Jacolby Satterwhite (Visual Arts Fellow 2012-2013 and 2011-2012) as one of its three 2020-2021 Artists in Residence. The program offers an eleven-month studio residency for three emerging artists working in any media and is designed to serve emerging artists of African and/or Afro-Latinx descent working locally, nationally, or internationally. Since 1968, the program has supported over one hundred graduates who have gone on to highly regarded careers.
COLLUSION: COLLABORATIVE WORK FROM SIX ARTISTS
“Collusion: Collaborative Work from Six Artists,” at Wellfleet Preservation Hall through November 6, “presents a variety of artistic pairings from a group of accomplished individuals, all of whom have created significant, individual bodies of work for decades. Their singular accomplishments have resulted in numerous national and international gallery and museum exhibitions.” Included in the exhibition are collaborative works by Paul Bowen (Visual Arts Fellow 2000-2000), Yvette Drury Dubinsky, M.P. Landis, Hayoon-Jay Lee, Vicky Tomayko (Visual Arts Fellow 1985-1986) and Bert Yarborough (Visual Arts Fellow 1977-1978 and 1976-1977). Above Left: Vicky Tomayko & Yvette Drury Dubinsky, "Here Comes the Sun,” monotype, 18.5" x 26"; Above Center: Hayoon-Jay Lee & Bert Yarborough, “Untitled,” monotype, collage and ink, 10" diameter; Above Right: Paul Bowen, MP Landis & Bert Yarborough, “Untitled,” crayon, ink, graphite on vellum, 12" x 9".
IRENE LIPTON EXHIBITION OPENS AT ALBERT MEROLA GALLERY
Irene Lipton’s (Visual Arts Fellow 1989-1990 and 1988-1989) new solo exhibition opens at the Albert Merola Gallery in Provincetown, MA on September 11 and runs through October 1. Known for her organic, biomorphic forms, this solo exhibition features a series of Lipton’s newer and larger format paintings. Above: Untitled, 2020, oil paint on canvas, 60” x 60”
RAUL DE LARA – SOLO EXHIBITION AT REYNOLDS GALLERY RICHMOND
Opening on September 11, The Reynolds Gallery In Richmond, VA will present its first solo exhibition for Raul De Lara (Visual Arts Fellow 2019-2020). “In ‘Our Shared Backyard,’ De Lara confronts viewers with totems representing personal and communal relationships with immigration and culture barriers. He was born in Mexico and later immigrated to Texas, where he grew up as a non-English speaker. He has been a DACA recipient since 2012 and legally hasn’t been able to return to Mexico since he left at age 12. His modular and often site-responsive work reflects his own movement and adaptability, as does his relationship with his materials.” The exhibition runs through October 30. Above: White Passing (details), 2020, pine, zompantle, linden, sand, acrylic, red string, tzite beans, epoxy & oak, 64” x 10” x 10”
PIETER PAUL POTHOVEN IN GROUP SHOW AT STEDELIJK MUSEUM AMSTERDAM
Pieter Paul Pothoven (Visual Arts Fellow 2013-2014) will be presenting new works in a group exhibition at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam that opens September 5. “In the Presence of Absence,” features a selection of artworks and design projects from a range of artists and artist collectives, “that challenge the idea of collective knowledge and public consciousness through stories that remain unseen, have been ignored or may be told more often within large public institutions.” The exhibition runs through January 31.
BAILEY BOB BAILEY IN NEW GROUP EXHIBITION AT THE SCHOOLHOUSE GALLERY
Bailey Bob Bailey (Visual Arts Fellow 1991-1992 and 1989-1990) presents parts of a series of new paintings in a group show opening at the Schoolhouse Gallery in Provincetown, MA on September 4. “Small at times and personal, these paintings made with acrylic paint on canvas employ this artist’s sculptor’s logic in their composition and construction and simultaneously conflating topographic and holographic looking spaces to make new works that are recognizably dynamic and playful while somehow feeling soft and even diaristic.” The show also features works by Ramon Alcolea, Damien Hoar de Galvan, Sarah Lutz, Dermot Meagher, Richard Saja & Simone Siegel. The show runs through October 4. Above left: Lock, 22” x 19” Above right: Bangle, 18” x 16”
RAUL DE LARA SOLO EXHIBITION OPENING AT ETHAN COHEN GALLERY, NYC
Ethan Cohen Gallery in NYC is presenting “Raul De Lara: I Wake Up In A Foreign Country Every Day,” the first New York solo exhibition of the artist’s remarkable work. “Raul De Lara’s (Visual Arts Fellow 2019-2020), artistic practice reflects on his experience as an immigrant from Mexico in the United States, expressed through the love of wood. Often autobiographical, De Lara’s sculptures reveal memories, personal experiences, and hard truths of the artist’s existence through the symbolism infused in the work.” The exhibition opens September 3 and runs through October 17.