Happy New Year! Here follows the first Fellows Notes of 2022. Fellows Notes is a monthly listing of the latest news from awardees in our Artist Fellowships Program.
The slideshow features images from some of this month’s artists. To see more samples of their work, be sure to visit our online Gallery.
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Congratulations to Jonathan Bailey Holland (Music Composition Fellow ’19), Fred Liang (Drawing & Printmaking Fellow ’08, Painting Fellow ’04), Allison Maria Rodriguez (Film & Video Finalist ’21), and Grace Talusan (Fiction/Creative Nonfiction Fellow ’02), who received 2021 Brother Thomas Fellowships. The $15,000 awards support contemporary artists through the sale of porcelain ceramics by Brother Thomas Bezanson, a Benedictine monk who wanted his world-renowned art to benefit working artists.
Michele Lauriat (Painting Fellow ’20) and Kim Carlino (Drawing & Printmaking Fellow ’16) join Jane Sherrill for the works on paper exhibition Passing the Edge at Fort Point Arts Community Gallery (1/6-2/24, opening reception 1/27, 5 PM ET).
Denise Bergman (Poetry Finalist ’14) joins Lloyd Schwartz for a virtual reading as part of the Rozzie Reads poetry series (1/20, 7 PM ET).
Madge Evers (Photography Finalist ’21) has a solo exhibition, Hidden Worlds: A New Herbarium at the Arnold Arboretum in Boston (thru 2/6).
Rebecca Kaiser Gibson‘ (Poetry Fellow ’08) second poetry collection Girl as Birch will be published by Bauhan Publishing.
Joel Janowitz‘s (Painting Fellow ’16, ’08, ’79, ’75) painting series Refuge is on view at Gallery Kayafas (thru 1/22, reception 1/7, 5:30-8 PM ET).
Marky Kauffmann (Photography Fellow ’17) has photographic work in Soho Photo Gallery’s International Alternative Processes show which will run online on the Griffin Museum of Photography website (thru 2/27).
Catherine Kernan (Drawing & Printmaking Finalist ’16) will present an artist lecture (remote and in studio) at Shepherd & Maudsleigh Studio (1/16, 2 PM ET).
Anne Lilly‘s (Sculpture/Installation/New Genres Fellow ’19) painting series events in a field exhibits this month at Gallery Kayafas in Boston (thru 1/22, reception 1/7, 5:30-8 PM ET).
Melinda Lopez‘s (Dramatic Writing Fellow ’19, ’03) new play Mr. Parent, created with Maurice Emmanuel Parent, is produced by Lyric Stage Company (1/7-2/6).
Wilhelm Neusser (Painting Finalist ’20) has a solo exhibition of paintings, in flux, at Galeri Knecht and Burster in Karlsruhe, Germany (1/15-3/5).
Debra Olin (Drawing & Printmaking Finalist ’18) has a solo exhibition, Every Protection, at The Museum at Eldridge Street, NYC (thru 4/24).
Astrid Reischwitz‘s (Photography Finalist ’21) series Spin Club Tapestry is the Series Category Winner of the Creative Photo Awards 2021 and received a special distinction in the LensCulture 2021 Art Photography Awards. Her solo exhibition, The Fabric of Memory is at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts (FMoPA) in Tampa (thru 1/23).
James Rutenbeck‘s (Film & Video Finalist ’19, ’11) documentary film A Reckoning in Boston will have its national broadcast premiere on the acclaimed PBS series Independent Lens (1/17).
Nancy Selvage (Crafts Fellow ’13) has a solo exhibition, Solstice, at Boston Sculptors Gallery (12/10-1/23, receptions 12/11 4-8:30 PM ET, 1/1 3-6 PM ET, SoWa First Friday 1/7 5-8:30 PM).
Ilya Vidrin (Choreography Fellow ’20) was named a 25 to Watch for 2022 by Dance Magazine.