Fellows Notes – Mar 13

In our March list of news from past MCC Fellows/Finalists, we come in like a (drawn) line, out like an iamb.*

Congratulations to Caitlin Berrigan and Kelly Carmody, both recently selected for the Assets for Artists Program.

Linda Bond, Jan Johnson, Masako Kamiya, and Lydia Kann Nettler are among the artists in the 2013 Wheaton Biennial Show, Drawing Out of Bounds (thru 4/13). Also, Debra Weisberg, artist in residence at Wheaton College, collaborated with Wheaton students on Swoop, a large scale tape/paper drawing installation featured in the exhibition.

Elizabeth Alexander has a collaboration with Christina Pitsch, Delicate Fragments, at Derryfield School in Manchester, NH (thru 4/14, reception 3/13, 5:30-7:00 PM).

Sandra Allen‘s solo show Trunks is at Carroll and Sons Gallery (thru 4/13).

Along with being in the Wheaton Biennial (above), Linda Bond has work in The 8th Annual Human Rights Juried Art Exhibition at South Texas College in McAllen, TX (3/18-4/6).

Edie Bresler is artist in residence at the Boston Center for the Arts this Spring, and a new photography exhibit, Exchange Economy, opens this month (thru 6/15). Artist Talk with Edie Bresler on 3/20, 7-8 PM, at the Mills Gallery at the BCA. Learn more.

Lucien Castaing-Taylor and co-director Véréna Paravel celebrate the theatrical premiere of their new film Leviathan with a run at IFC Center in New York (thru 3/14), followed by a national release. Recently, the film won the True Vision Award at the 2013 True/False Film Festival.

Laura Chasman‘s portrait “Oliver at 20” will be included in the upcoming triennial event at the National Portrait Gallery (3/23-2/2014).

Duy Doan‘s poem “History Lesson From Anh Hai” was published in Slate.

Rosalyn Driscoll has a solo show, Water Over Fire, at Boston Sculptors Gallery (3/6-4/7, Reception 3/9, 3-6 PM.

Jane Gillooly‘s film The Suitcase of Love and Shame will screen at the ICA Boston (3/30, 7 PM). Find a full screening schedule.

Perry Glasser is reading at the West End Boston Public Library (3/7, 6 PM) with a group of writers from Gival Press.

Elizabeth Graver reads from her new novel The End of the Point at Porter Square Books (3/12, 7 PM), Wellesley Books with Jennifer Haigh (3/13, 7 PM), Dean’s Colloquium at Boston College (3/14, 4:30 PM), Newtonville Books with Brian Sousa (3/19, 7 PM), Lincoln Public Library (3/20, 7 PM), and Concord Bookshop (4/7, 3 PM).

Michael Hoerman hosts a reading of Merrimack Valley and Mississippi Delta poets at the Worthen House in Lowell on March 7. On March 9 he’s reading at F*** Poems Wet Brunch Reading at AWP. Later that day he’s chairing a panel at Kerouac Fest: Go! Go! Go! in Houston.

Dawn Kramer is performing a short new piece with Stan Strickland (jazz musician) and Stephen Buck (video projections) as a guest artist on a concert of Berklee composers (3/27, 7:30 PM) at David Friend Hall, Boylston St.

Jane Marsching has a number of upcoming events: Stitching the Shore (3/6. 6:30 PM is a public event by Plotform at 808 Gallery, Boston University, a collaborative crochet session to stitch floating salt marsh islands before they’re deployed in the Boston Harbor. She’s also exhibiting at the Transit Gallery at Harvard Medical School (thru 4/23), with an Artist Talk and Reception 3/13, 4-6 PM. And she’s among the artists in Globall: Art and Climate Change at Contemporary Cultural Space in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Nathalie Miebach is in the group show Above the Din at Artworks in New Bedford (thru 4/8). She has a solo show, Blizzards, Gales and Ocean Buoys at Common Street Arts in Waterville ME (thru 4/15). Associated with that exhibition, there will be a musical performance of Nathalie’s score called “The Ghostly Crew of the Andrea Gail” in the evening of April 6th as well as an artist talk. Her project Synergy, sponsored by MIT Arts, is currently showing at the Museum of Science. (The image at the top of the page is a teaser for a piece called “To Hear and Ocean in a Whisper,” which translates acoustic data from the Gulf of Maine into a raft full of amusement park rides.)

Elin Noble‘s solo exhibition, Elin Noble: Color Alchemy, is at the New Bedford Art Museum. The exhibition includes work from the last 12 years and runs through April 28. Her quilt Fugitive Pieces 9 is in the upcoming exhibition Fiber Art International ’13, opening April 19 in Pittsburgh, PA, at the PIttsburgh Center for the Arts.

Henriette Lazaridis Power launched a new Web site for her about-to-be-published novel, Clover House.

Monica Raymond‘s The Owl Girl will be having a staged reading at the Cleveland Public Theater on Sunday, March 10th, 2013.

Allan Reeder has a new blog, Sentence X Sentence, exploring the craft of writing.

James Rutenbeck‘s film Scenes from a Parish screens at MIT as part of the Urban Film Series (4/4, 7 PM).

Claire Sanford is among the artists in Adornments & Delights: Five Jewelers Courting Nature at Fuller Craft Museum (thru 6/16).

Rachel Perry Welty has exhibitions current, past, or upcoming in Australia, Kansas, New York City, and Lincoln, MA (at the deCordova!), and had work in fairs in Texas, Paris, Miami, and New York. Her tribute to Nora Ephron was published in the New York Times Magazine and she created the book jacket for the new short story collection I Want to Show You More by Jamie Quatro. Read an interview with her in Musee Magazine, No 5.

Michael Zelehoski has a site specific installation, Wall Art, part of Volta NY through Ethan Cohen New York (3/7-3/10).

Read past Fellows Notes. If you’re a past fellow/finalist with news, let us know.

Image: Nathalie Miebach, detail from TO HEAR AN OCEAN IN A WHISPER, which translates acoustic data from the Gulf of Maine into a raft full of amusement park rides, part of Ocean Stories at Boston Museum of Science.

*(We used that same joke last March, too.)

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