#FirstFriday: February Exhibitions We LoveFebruary 3, 2017
Highlighting exhibitions that feature the work of WSW artists, we share the shows, near and far, that make up our monthly must-see list.
Zarina Hashmi (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’91) is featured in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibition Workshop and Legacy alongside Stanley William Hayter and Krishna Reddy. Show runs through March 26, 2017.
Tatana Kellner (WSW Artistic Director & Co-founder) is showing a new series of monoprints, Please Exit, Doors are Closing, in the exhibition The World After January 20, 2017: Works by Contemporary Artists and Poets at the James W. Palmer Gallery, Vassar College. Find her write up in the Hudson Valley’s Chronogram, where her artwork is on the cover. Hurry—show closes February 16!
Anne-Marie Lavigne (Legacy Studio Grant resident ’16) is showing work from her WSW residency in the International Print Center New York’s Idols and Impossible Structures: New Prints 2017/Winter. Show runs through April 1.
Tatana Kellner (WSW Artistic Director & Co-founder) was on the panel for The Book, the Woman and the Body Politic for the NY Art Book Fair 2016 at MoMA PS1. The recording is featured in Susan Mill‘s podcast, Bookbinding Now—listen to it here!
Kathy T. Hettinga (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’14) received a Book Arts Grant from the College Book Arts Association for her upcoming book. Containing digital scans of her cancer cells, medical paraphernalia, fallen hair, and personal journaling, the work is titled Pathology Poetics.
Marianne Dages (Beisinghoff resident ’16) is showing work in the group exhibition Costumes, Reverence, and Forms: A Philadelphia/Portland Mixer at Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA. Show closes February 19 and will then travel to the Center for Contemporary Art & Culture at the Pacific Northwest College of Art from April 6 – June 3, 2017.
Jen P. Harris (Ora Schneider Regional Grant resident ’12) is co-organizer of Nasty Women in Iowa, and exhibition and fundraiser for Planned Parenthood and the Emma Goldman Clinic. Rachel Kauff (Studio intern ’12) will be exhibiting work. Show runs February 17 -18 at the NEAR FUTURE exhibition space, Iowa City—don’t miss it!
Sarah Comfort (Studio Workspace Resident ’16) is showing work in the exhibition Shifting Landscapes at Form and Concept Gallery, Santa Fe, NM. Show runs February 24 – May 20; opening reception February 24, 5- 7 pm.
Ellen Sollod (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’90) is showing work in Into the Deep, an exhibition featuring the work of sixteen artists at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, WA. Over 55 artworks will illustrate the visual similarities between glass and water. Show runs through September 2017.
Kathy Hettinga’s (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’14) artist’s book 4 3 2 Cry, published by WSW, will be shown in the Pyramid Atlantic Member’s Exhibition. Show runs February 3 – March 3; opening reception February 4, 2 – 4 pm with juror’s talk beginning 2:30 pm.
Jessica Dupuis (Chili Bowl Workspace resident ’10) is showing work in the Biennial UNCP Art Faculty Exhibition at the A.D. Gallery, University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Hurry—show closes February 10!
Jessica Dupuis (Chili Bowl Workspace resident ’10) is also showing work in La Vie en Blue: 26th Annual Strathmore Juried Exhibition at The Mansion at Strathmore, North Bethesda, MD. Show closes February 19.
Susan Mills (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’95, /13) has a solo book exhibition, Interaction of Tantra, at 330g, Saskatoon, SK, Canada. Hurry—show closes February 11, gallery open Saturdays only 1 – 4 pm or by appointment!
Emily Speed (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’07, Public Art Grant resident ‘15) has a solo exhibition, Emily Speed: Body Builders, at Exeter Phoenix, Exeter, UK. The exhibition includes the first UK screening of her 2016 video, Body Builders, commissioned by Forth Worth Contemporary Art, Texas. Show closes March 4; artist talk February 11, 2 pm and film screening 3:30 pm.