Fellows Notes is a monthly listing of the latest news from awardees in our Artist Fellowships Program.
Sarah Bliss and Cynthia McLaughlin premiere Orbit, a dance film commissioned by the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center for its 80 ft tall outdoor Art on the Marquee (opening reception at the Convention Center 6/9, 6-8 PM).
Patrick Gabridge‘s play Blood on the Snow is produced by The Bostonian Society at the Old State House in Boston (thru 8/20). Also, he has a short play, Eden in Chains, at Boston Actors Theater’s Summer Play Festival, titled Fight for Your Rights at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre (6/9-6/25).
Christy Georg is in the group exhibition Habitat/ion at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design Bakalar Gallery (6/15-7/15). Also, she is exhibiting in Spring Show at Red Dot Gallery in Santa Fe (thru 5/23), Magnitude Seven at Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati (thru 6/30), and The Jump Off at Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts in Grand Rapids (thru 9/26).
Scott Listfield has a solo show, Franchise at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles (6/16-7/8, opening reception 6/16, 7-9 PM). He’s also exhibiting in three group shows curated by Thinkspace Gallery: Flourish at Mesa Arts Center in Arizona,LAX/DTW at Inner State Gallery in Detroit, and Juxtapozed at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art in Indiana.
Melinda Lopez‘s play Sonia Flew is being produced by Wellesley Repertory Theatre (thru 6/25).
Congratulations to Holly Lynton, who received an Aaron Siskind Individual Photographer’s Fellowship Grant. This month, Holly has a solo show, The Birds at Goodwin Fine Art in Denver (6/9-7/22, opening reception 6/9, 5-8 PM). She’ll co-lead the Concept and Creativity Workshop at The Griffin Museum of Photography (6/10-6/11) and will participate in a related panel discussion (open to the public) on 6/11, 12 PM.
Christian McEwen presents The Listening Ear at Ashfield Farmers Market 6/10 and 6/17. The project is a portable booth – with a large-scale, papier mache ear – to offer “open listening sessions” (no recordings) to anyone who’d like to share their story.
Nathalie Miebach has a solo exhibition Lost Porches at Brattleboro Museum in VT (6/23-10/22). She’s also exhibiting in the traveling show State of the Art, Discovering American Art Now at Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville (thru 9/10) and in the group exhibition Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America at 108 Contemporary – Art, Craft and Design in Tulsa (thru 7/17).
John Minigan‘s play The Queen of Sad Mischance was recently featured in the New Repertory Theatre Next Voices festival (6/1-6/2). John has short plays in two festivals this month: 10 Minute Play Festival at the Actors Theater Playhouse in West Chesterfield, NH (6/8-6/24) and Unheard Melodies: Evening of Original One-Act Plays from Artists from Surburbia at Easy Bridgewater Public Library (6/9).
Toni Pepe has a solo exhibition, The Second Moment, Installment I at Carroll and Sons Gallery in Boston (thru 6/24). She’s also exhibiting in the group show Stare at Scollay Square Gallery at Boston City Hall (thru 6/27).
Monica Raymond has work in Tease, produced by Little Lifeboats at Crane Theater in Minneapolis (6/24, 7:30 PM). The first scene of her full-length play A TO Z is part of the evening’s performance. A TO Z was a finalist for this year’s Austin Playhouse’s New Play Festival, one of the top ten plays selected out of 700 submissions.
Eric Henry Sanders will have a staged reading of his play Where’s Annie from New Century Theatre at First Churches in Northampton (6/17, 7:30 PM and 6/18, 2 PM).
Ann Strassman received the Best in Show award from the Cambridge Art Association National Prize Show 2017 for her painting Happy Birthday to Me. The exhibition, at the Kathryn Schultz Gallery (thru 6/23), was juried by Nick Capasso.
Michael Zelehoski has a solo show, Inner Space, at Tang Contemporary in Hong Kong (thru 6/24).
Image: Ilana Manolson, FOLDING OF A SEASON (2016), acrylic on yupo, 25×27 in.