Fellows Notes is a monthly listing of the latest news from awardees in our Artist Fellowships Program.
The Boston Foundation has awarded 2018 Live Arts Boston (LAB) grants to 65 projects, including projects featuring past Mass Cultural Council awardees Marilyn Arsem, Nell Breyer, Alissa Cardone, Lorraine Chapman, Deborah Lake Fortson, Regie Gibson, Anna Myer, and Veronica Robles.
Laura Baring-Gould, John Cameron, Timothy Coleman, Carrie Gustafson, and Jennifer McCurdy are among the exhibiting artists in the Smithsonian Craft Show 2018 in Washington, DC (4/26-4/29).
Andrew Bujalski, Mary Jane Doherty, Ann S. Kim, and Adam Mazo all have films in the 2018 Independent Film Festival Boston (4/25-5/2).
Kim Carlino and Michael Zachary join Damion Silver in the exhibition Juxtapose at RSM Gallery in Boston.
Congratulations to Tsar Fedorsky and Rania Matar, both of whom were selected to receive 2018 Guggenheim Fellowships.
Nathalie Miebach and Jenine Shereos are both exhibiting in Solastalgia, a group exhibition at Dedee Shattuck Gallery in Westport (4/4-4/29, opening reception 4/7, 5-7 PM).
Deb Todd Wheeler and Robert Todd have collaborative work at the Milton Academy Nesto Gallery (thru 4/20). The installation combines visual and sonic elements that explore the nature of atmosphere.
Kati Agocs has a world premiere of her composition Concerto for Violin and Percussion Orchestra, by the New England Conservatory Percussion Ensemble at the NEC Jordan Hall (4/22, 8 PM).
Meg Alexander joins Lynne Harlow in the two-person exhibition How Little is Enough? at Drive-By Projects in Watertown (thru 5/26).
James Dye, who won the Sally Bishop Prize at the 2017 ArtsWorcester Biennial, has a solo exhibition at the Worcester Art Museum organized in partnership with ArtsWorcester. The show, entitled Exploring the Myths of James Dye, runs 4/7-9/2, with a reception 4/19 5:30-8 PM. Read about the exhibition in the Worcester Telegram.
Basia Goszczynska has a photograph (an arranged composition of marine debris she’s collected) in SaveArtSpace’s Going Green Gallery & Public Art Exhibition. The photo is part of an 81-image slideshow exhibited at Contra Galleries in NYC (4/19-5/5, opening reception 4/20, 6-9 PM). A digital scan of the original image is also currently on view on a billboard at 2533 Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn, NY.
Wendy Jehlen‘s Anikaya premieres a new dance work, Conference of the Birds, at the Calderwood Pavilion at Boston Center for the Arts (4/5-4/8).
Ann S. Kim‘s film Lovesick, along with screening this month at the 2018 Independent Film Festival Boston (4/25-5/2), has its West Coast premiere at the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (4/11-4/15).
Jesse Kreitzer‘s short film Black Canaries will premiere online (4/13, on the artist’s website). The film has had numerous film festival screenings and jury awards.
Rania Matar, along with being selected for a Guggenheim Fellowship (see above), has a solo exhibition, She, at Galerie Tanit in Beirut (4/12-6/1). She’s also exhibiting In Her Image: Photographs by Rania Matar at Amon Carter Museum of American Art (thru 6/17) and has an artist talk and book signing (4/28, 10:30 AM-12 PM).
Adam Mazo, as mentioned above, will screen his film Dawnland at the 2018 Independent Film Festival Boston (4/25-5/2), where it has its East Coast premiere. It also screens this month at the Cleveland International Film Festival (4/12-4/15), where it has its world premiere.
Nathalie Miebach has a solo exhibition, The Little Ones, at the Society of Arts and Crafts in Boston (thru 6/9). As mentioned above, she’s also exhibiting in Solastalgia at Dedee Shattuck Gallery in Westport.
Cecelia Raker‘s play La Llorona is produced this month Cohesion Theatre in Baltimore (thru 4/14). La Llorona also won second place this year for the Kennedy Center’s Darrell Ayers Playwriting Award for young audiences and will be honored at the National Festival in DC (4/10-4/14).
Monica Raymond will have a monologue from her play A to Z in Later Chapters: The Best and Scenes for Actors Over Fifty, published this month by Applause Books. Her play At St Wilding’s will have a full production as part of Image Theater‘s FemNoir Festival in Lowell, MA in May. This winter, Monica exhibited collages and assemblages that incorporated three-letter-word poems as part of Present Imperfect Present Perfect at the Karen Aqua Gallery at Cambridge Community Television. Monica is leading a free poetry circle at the Cambridge Arts Council (4/30, 6-8 PM).
Shelley Reed is among the artists in Menagerie: an Exhibition of Flora X Fauna, presented at Amalgam Gallery by Gallery Oh! (4/4-6/8, opening reception 4/4, 6-9 PM).
Susan Rivo‘s documentary Left on Pearl was accepted to the American Documentary Film Festival (AmDocs) in Palm Springs, CA, screening at the Camelot Theatres (4/6, 12 PM).
Elizabeth Whyte Schulze is among the artists in All Things Considered 9: Basketry in the 21st Century at the Boston Society of Arts and Crafts (thru 6/9).
Peter Snoad will have readings of two new full-length plays this month: Going Wild has a public reading at North Shore Readers Theatre Collaborative in Newburyport (4/14); and The Growing Stone will receive its first staged reading at Outvisible Theatre’s Detroit New Works Festival (4/27-4/28). He’ll also have three short plays produced at Alleyway Theatre in Buffalo (4/19-5/5), Pensacola Little Theatre (5/4-5/13), and the 13th InspiraTO Festival in Toronto, Canada (6/7-6/16).
Sarah Sousa‘s new poetry collection, See the Wolf, is published this month, with a book launch at Eileen Fisher in Northampton (4/7, 5:30-7 PM), alongside poets Ida Stewart and Cindy Veach. She’ll also present the book at the Easthampton Book Festival (4/14) and the Massachusetts Poetry Festival (5/5).
Catherine Stearns has a new poetry book, Then & Again, from Slate Roof Press. Read her interview with Mass Poetry.
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Image: James Dye, A FEAST BENEATH THE GOD STONE (2017), dip pen and India ink on Bristol board, 26×39 in.
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