MCC Artist Fellows Notes

August 2014

A monthly list of the news and honors of MCC Artist Fellows & Finalists.

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John Cameron and Timothy Coleman both have work on exhibit at the Furniture Masters pop-up gallery, 127 Newbury St. in Boston (thru 8/15).

Joshua Meyer and Dawn Southworth join Lizbeth Firmin for an exhibition at Rice Polak Gallery in Provincetown (7/31-8/13, opening reception 8/1, 7 PM).

Ben Berman‘s book Strange Borderlands won the 2014 Peace Corps Writers Award for Best Book of Poetry. He’ll be reading in the Newton Library Poetry Series (9/16).

Congratulations to Kelly Carmody, who won the inaugural Walter Feldman Fellowship from the Arts and Business Council of Boston.

Jay Critchley‘s experimental one-act musical Planet Snowvio will be performed at the Provincetown Theatre (8/23, 7:30 PM).

Carrie Gustafson has work at the North Water Gallery in Edgartown (thru 8/20).

James Heflin won the Poet’s Seat Contest (and actually gets to keep the chair through the duration of the post).

Santiago Hernandez won the The Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM) 2014 Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed Foundation Grant.

Joel Janowitz has a solo show of paintings, Great Spruce Head Island, at gWatson Gallery in Stonington, Maine (thru 8/23).

Scott Listfield was recently featured in La Crème de la Crème.

Mary Bucci McCoy is in the two-person show Reconfiguring Abstraction at the Fort Point Arts Community Gallery (thru 9/18, reception 8/21, 5-7 PM). The artist is now represented by Gray Contemporary in Houston, Texas. She’s in a group exhibition (8/15-9/25). She was awarded a residency and merit-based grant from the Vermont Studio Center for the month of February 2015. Also, she will be the Visiting Critic for the Senior Fine Arts Seminar at Montserrat College of Art in Beverly, MA for the fall semester.

A story by Deborah McCutchen was selected for inclusion in the Fish Prize Anthology.

Caleb Neelon‘s new mural will be the centerpiece of an upcoming celebration at Worcester PopUp (8/15, 4-6 PM), marking the completion of the mural and featuring young artists of the HOPE Coalition.

Anne Neely has collaborated with sound artist Halsey Burgund to create Water Stories: Conversations in Paint and Sound, at the Museum of Science. The exhibit, an exploration into water’s unifying role in our world and the many ways humans affect it, will be on view until January 2015.

Jo Ann Rothschild is in the group show The Intuitionists at The Drawing Center in NYC (thru 8/24).

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

Image: Anne Neely, BENEATH (2012), oil on linen, 60×80 in.

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