Fellows Notes is a monthly listing of the latest news from awardees in our Artist Fellowships Program.
Clara Lieu, Emily Lombardo, and Debra Olin join Carolyn Muskat in the exhibition March Four Women: Works by Four Boston Printmakers at Boston City Hall Scollay Square Gallery (3/2-3/31, opening reception 3/2, 3-5 PM).
Laura Blacklow‘s photography book New Dimensions In Photo Processes: A Step-by-Step Manual for Alternative Techniques is in its 5th edition. The book invites artists in all visual media to discover contemporary approaches to historical and contemporary procedures.
Steve Bogart‘s screenplay Blood’s Child won the Genre Summit Screenplay Competition. A number of other screenplay or stageplay scripts are finalists for various competitions. His play Rehearsal will have a production with Curious Arrow Theater in Grand Rapids, Michigan, dates TBD.
Duy Doan‘s poetry collection We Play a Game is published this month. The book won the 2017 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition, selected by Series judge Carl Phillips. Upcoming readings include UMass Lowell (3/22), Concord Free Public Library (3/25), Tufts University (3/27), Williams College (4/6), and the Newburyport Literary Festival (4/28).
Marky Kauffmann‘s photographic work Close Encounters from her Landscapes and Prayers series received an Honorable Mention in the Soho Photo Gallery International Krappy Kamera competition, which has an exhibition 3/7-3/24.
José Mateo Ballet Theatre’s three-ballet program Stolen Hearts runs through 3/18. Mateo has announced that after the company finishes its season in April, he will retire at artistic director of the highly regarded company.
Caitlin McCarthy‘s screenplay Wonder Drug is an Official Selection of the 2018 Richmond International Film & Music Festival. It’s now in the running for Best Feature Screenplay by the RIFF’s Grand Jury.
Nina Louise Morrison has been commissioned by the Greenhouse Playlab, a collaboration between Flat Earth Theatre and the Boston Museum of Science, to write a new play inspired by issues of climate change. The project culminates with an evening of excerpt readings of four plays by four Boston playwrights for the public at the Museum of Science (5/4). Free public workshop performances of the new plays will be held throughout the month of May.
Susan Rivo has numerous screenings of her film Left on Pearl this month, including: Weston Public Library (3/1, 1:30 PM); The Boston Women’s Fund International Women’s Day Celebration at Somerville Theatre (3/7, 7 PM); ArtBeat Creativity Screening at Capitol Theatre (3/17, 7 PM); and Smith College (3/22, 4 PM).
Evelyn Rydz has numerous exhibitions this month: she’s exhibiting with Ellen Miller Gallery at Art on Paper at Pier 36 in New York City (3/8-3/11); in the group show Plastic Entanglements: Ecology, Aesthetics, Materials at the Pennsylvania State University Palmer Museum of Art (thru 6/17); her interactive installation Salty>Sour Seas at the ICA Art Lab has a “Closing & Phytoplankton Popsicle Tasting” event (3/10, 2-4 PM); and she has a two-person exhibition with Pam Longobardi, Micro to Macro at Boston Sea Rovers (3/9-3/11).
Peter Snoad‘s new full-length play The Growing Stone – a dark-secret family drama set in Vermont – will receive its first staged reading at Outvisible Theatre’s Detroit New Works Festival (4/27-4/28). In February, Peter’s short play Notice premiered at the New Voices Festival of Greenbrier Valley Theatre in Lewisburg, WV. And two other shorts, Simple Pleasures and The Greening of Bridget Kelly will be produced respectively at Pensacola Little Theatre (5/4-5/13), and the 13th InspiraTO Festival in Toronto, Canada (6/7-6/16).
Image: From THE WILD DIVINE by Deborah Abel Dance Company. Photo copyright: Eric Antoniou.