New Art Center Presents MCC Awardees in Crafts and Sculpture/Installation/New Genres

The Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) and The New Art Center (NAC) will present the MCC Awardees in Crafts and Sculpture/Installation/New Genres, September 18-October 17, 2015, at the NAC, 61 Washington Park in Newtonville, MA. The exhibition will showcase awardees from MCC’s 2015 Artist Fellowships, bringing together works in the Crafts and Sculpture/Installation/New Genres categories, to blur the lines separating them and to explore the relations between them.

The exhibition features: in Crafts, Stephanie Chubbuck, Kristina W. Madsen, Warren E. Mather, Lisa Nilsson, and Jenine Shereos (Fellows) and Leigh Craven, Melissa Finelli, Johanna Finnegan-Topitzer, Duncan Gowdy, and Jennifer McCurdy (Finalists); in Sculpture/Installation/New Genres, Dana Filibert, Kelly Goff, Amy Podmore, Samuel Rowlett, and Patricia Shannon (Fellows) and Sachiko Akiyama, Angela Cunningham, Anne M. Lilly, Sage Schmett, Gina Siepel, and Deb Todd Wheeler (Finalists).

These distinguished artists were selected from a pool of 128 applicants in Crafts and 294 in Sculpture/Installation/New Genres. The jurors included Sadie Bliss, Fabio Fernández, Kathryn King, and Pam Weeks (Crafts); and Georgie Friedman, Beth Galston, and Denise Markonish (Sculpture/Installation/New Genres).

MCC Awardees in Crafts and Sculpture/Installation/New Genres
September 18-October 17, 2015
New Art Center, 61 Washington Park, Newtonville, MA 02460
Opening Reception: Friday, September 18, 2015 from 7-9 PM
Talk: MCC Support for Individual Artists, a presentation of the grants and services offered and supported by MCC for individual artists, Wednesday, September 30, 2015, from 7-8:30 PM

The exhibition is free, open to the public. Gallery hours: Monday–Friday, 9 AM–5 PM; Saturday 1–6 PM.

Gallery images: work by Dana Filibert, Stephanie Chubbuck, Warren Mather, Sage Schmett, Duncan Gowdy, and Jenine Shereos.

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