Fellows Notes – Feb 15

Here it is, the February Fellows Notes, featuring the news and honors of past awardees of MCC’s Artist Fellowships Program. Enjoy!

(We’ll be shoveling snow until further notice.)

Bob_Oppenheim_Breathing 12x12 2013

Amy Archambault, Matthew Gamber, Cristi Rinklin, Leslie Schomp, and Marguerite White are in PULSE: New Works by Faculty Artists at the College of the Holy Cross Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery (thru 4/10).

Candice Smith Corby and Jan Johnson are among the artists in Drawing The Line, an exhibition of drawings by seventeen Fort Point Arts Community member artists, at Atlantic Wharf Gallery (thru 3/20).

Samantha Fields, Kenji Nakayama, and August Ventimiglia are among the artists participating in SEVEN: A Performative Drawing Project at Montserrat College of Art (thru 3/28).


Alexandra Anthony‘s nonfiction film Lost in the Bewilderness will screen at the Boston University CINEMATHEQUE on 2/13, 7 PM. The film was named was of the 10 Best Documentaries of 2014 by Arts Fuse.

Claire Beckett has photography in the group exhibition Permanent War at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (thru 3/7).

Linda Bond has work included in the Brooklyn Museum Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art’s Feminist Art Base. Also, her work was selected for the Brattleboro Museum’s Open Call NNE (thru 2/7) by juror Richard Klein, Exhibitions Director of the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum.

Cree Bruins has a solo exhibition, Drawn to Analog, at Kingston Gallery (thru 3/1).

Georgie Friedman has an installation, Under the Icy Sky, at the Integrated Science Complex at the College of the Holy Cross (2/9-2/27, artists reception 2/9, 5:30 PM).

Danielle Legros Georges, the new Poet Laureate of Boston, read her poem Praisesong for Boston at the inauguration of Mayor Marty Walsh. Read the poem on the Boston Public Library’s site.

Congratulations to Eric Gottesman, who won a Creative Capital Grant.

Brian Knep is exhibiting in Wave & Particle at Ronald Feldman Gallery in NYC, a show celebrating Creative Capital’s 15th Anniversary.

Shirish Korde‘s multi-media chamber opera Phoolan Devi: The Bandit Queen will have its world premiere June ’15 at Ailey Citigroup Theater in NYC.

Mariko Kusumoto‘s fabric exhibition, Translucent Explorations II, is on view at Mobilia Gallery in Cambridge (thru 3/15).

Ilana Manolson has a solo show, Fragile Season, at the de Menil Gallery at Groton School (thru 3/5).

Anne Neely and her Water Stories exhibition at the Boston Museum of Science was featured on WBUR’s Here and Now.

Bob Oppenheim has a solo show, Je Suis, at Miller Yezerski Gallery (2/5-3/3, opening reception 2/6, 5-8 PM).

Cristi Rinklin‘s solo show at Steven Zevitas Gallery, Displaced, received an enthusiastic review on WBUR’s ARTery.

Emily Ross‘s young adult novel Half in Love with Death will be published by Merit Press in 2016.

Congratulations to Karen Skolfield, who will receive a New England Public Radio Arts & Humanities Award at the at the Log Cabin in Holyoke, MA, in May.

Elaine Spatz-Rabinowitz has art in the Milton Academy’s Nesto Gallery (thru 2/27).

Elizabeth Whyte Schulze was the featured artist in January for James Gallery in Pittsburgh.

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

Image: Bob Oppenheim, BREATHING (2013), acrylic, thread, canvas on wood panel, 12×12 in.

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