Posts in Alumnae Spotlight

#FirstFriday: May Exhibitions We Love

May 05, 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. Work by Megan Borseth, Adreena Cook, C.R. Cooper, and Mel Doiron, made during their WSW spring internships. New York WSW 2017 spring interns Megan Borseth, Adreena Cook, C.R. Cooper, and Mel Doiron are showing the… View Article

#FirstFriday: April Exhibitions We Love

Apr 07, 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. New York Dani Leventhal (Studio intern ’97, Artist’s Book Grant resident ’07) is showing in the 2017 Whitney Biennial, NYC. Show runs through June 11; film screenings of her work will be April 22, 6… View Article

Alumnae Spotlight: Heidi Neilson

Mar 14, 2017

After poking through WSW’s archives to read alumna Heidi Neilson‘s artists’ books, it was a bit jarring to find a photograph of a satellite dish on her website’s home page. In hindsight, it shouldn’t have been a shock—Heidi’s second WSW-published book, Orbital Debris Simulator, walks readers through layers of atmospheric litter using space-themed toys and 3-D glasses. Space and… View Article

Alumnae Spotlight: Elisabeth Belliveau

Mar 07, 2017

In January of 2010, interdisciplinary artist Elisabeth Belliveau traveled from Montreal to print her artist’s book, Academy and Estate. Between potlucks, hikes into Rosendale, and late nights in the studio, she found the “perfectly balanced creative environment” to edition her book. We recently had a long distance chat (New York to Japan!) with Elisabeth to… View Article

#FirstFriday: March Exhibitions We Love

Mar 03, 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. New York Lynn Batchelder (Ora Schneider Grant resident ’16) has a solo exhibition Nonlinear: New Works by Lynn Batchelder at The Gallery at Reinstein|Ross, NYC. Featuring works made during her WSW residency, the show runs… View Article

Alumnae Spotlight: Alayna Rasile Digrindakis

Feb 21, 2017

In 2012, Alayna Rasile Digrindakis came to our studio from Brooklyn via Washington, D.C. to contribute 50 of the 689 bowls made for our 2013 Annual Chili Bowl Fiesta. She was part ceramics instructor and part geographer, on her way to becoming a full-time artist. Before arriving at WSW, she told us, “Making fifty bowls means taking… View Article

Alumnae Spotlight: Jen P. Harris

Feb 14, 2017

In her Iowa City studio, Jen P. Harris builds iconographic, contemporary mosaics with ink and wood, but when she arrived in WSW’s silkscreen studio in 2012, she had a very different type of project in mind. American poet Gabrielle Calvocoressi had invited her to design and edition a poster series for the fictional psychedelic rock band… View Article

#FirstFriday: February Exhibitions We Love

Feb 03, 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. New York 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 &… View Article

#FirstFriday: January Exhibitions We Love

Jan 06, 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. New York 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 and Co-founder)… View Article

Alumnae Spotlight: Marianne Dages

Dec 16, 2016

When Philadelphia-based artist Marianne Dages set off on her Beisinghoff Printmaking Residency in Diemelstadt-Rhoden, Germany, her goal was to make a boxed book that formed a unique signature her time and experience there. When not busy with coffee breaks and walks through the surrounding fields, she worked prolifically in Barbara Beisinghoff’s studio for four weeks…. View Article