MAY we interest you (get it, because “May” is also the month?) in our monthly news and notes from Artist Fellows and Finalists?
Rosalyn Driscoll and Chris Frost are among the Boston Sculptors Gallery artists exhibiting in Convergence, an outdoor exhibition of monumental, site-specific art at the Christian Science Plaza (thru 10/31).
Congratulations to Michael Mack and Monica Raymond, who were profiled in the Cambridge Chronicle for receiving 2013 Artist Fellowships. In other news, Michael is featured in this month’s “artist to artist” discussion on ArtSake, and Monica just participated in the Massachusetts Poetry Festival.
We’re thrilled to share that David Binder‘s film Calling My Children will have its national television broadcast on PBS this month, in conjunction with Mother’s Day. Check listings. The Magic Johnson Foundation has joined in supporting the film, and the PBS broadcast.
Lucien Castaing-Taylor‘s acclaimed film Leviathan will have its Boston premiere at the Brattle Theatre (5/24).
Janet Echelman will create a monumental public art piece for the TED2014 conference. She is also among the finalists to create a temporary, site specific public art installation along the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway in 2015/2016.
Congratulations to Joel Janowitz, who won a 2013 Fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
Taylor Mac has received a MAP Fund grant to support the premiere of his play The Fre at Children’s Theatre Company in Minneapolis. The play draws on Old Comedy conventions to tell an unconventional love story, set in an actual mud pit.
Congratulations to DK McCutchen, who was accepted for a Writing Residency at Woodstock Byrdcliff Guild.
Todd McKie‘s solo show Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Look at Art Again was at Gallery NAGA in April.
Nathalie Miebach has two pieces in Trouble the Water at the Legion Arts Center in Cedar Rapids. The show features a dozen contemporary artists from around the world who explore issues related to water: drought, floods, climate change and economics. Also, some of her music scores (read about her process) are in the group show Datascape at The Block at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. Nathalie was recently featured in Surface Design Magazine.
Masha Obolensky‘s play Marvelous Fruit was selected to be a PlayPenn 2013 Conference Finalist and was a Eugene O’Neill Theatre Festival semi-finalist.
Henriette Lazaridis Power‘s new novel The Clover House is a Target Book Club Emerging Author pick for April! She has upcoming readings at Newtonville Books (5/14) and Harvard Bookstore (6/5).
This month, James Rutenbeck‘s documentary Scenes from a Parish will go live on Snagfilms.com and their connected devices.
Sarah Slifer Swift‘s Enter, Dance Floor will be part of the Dance for World Community Festival in Cambridge, MA (6/8). Recently, she participated in the Massachusetts Poetry Festival and the Bananas Fashion Show Fundraiser for Gloucester City Hall.
Peter Snoad‘s new play The Draft had its first staged reading May 2 at Smith College in Northampton. The play is a multi-media documentary piece that tells the stories of 10 people who made different and life-changing decisions in response to the military draft during the Vietnam War.
Ron Spalletta was one of Lloyd Schwartz’s favorite new poets picks on WBUR!
Deb Todd Wheeler‘s solo exhibition The Sea of Knowledge and Nonsense was at The Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University.
Read past Fellows Notes. If you’re a past fellow/finalist with news, let us know.
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