Fellows Notes is a monthly listing of the latest news from awardees in our Artist Fellowships Program.
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Karl Baden (Photography Fellow ’99), Rebecca Doughty (Painting Finalist ’10), Stephen Sheffield (Photography Finalist ’15), Leslie Sills (Crafts Fellow ’95), and Sarah Wentworth (Sculpture/Installation/New Genres Finalist ’11) are among the artists in the multimedia exhibition GAZE at Storefront Art Project in Watertown (thru 10/22).
Congratulations to Pat Falco (Sculpture/Installation/New Genres Fellow ’19), Golden (Photography Fellow ’21), Jessica Hankey (Film & Video Fellow ’19), and Simone John (Poetry Fellow ’18), who were among the grantees from the most recently announced round of awards from the Collective Futures Fund.
Matthew Gamber (Photography Finalist ’11), Cristi Rinklin (Painting Fellow ’16, Drawing & Printmaking Fellow ’10), and Leslie Schomp (Drawing & Printmaking Finalist ’22) are among the artists exhibiting in AFTERIMAGE: 2022 Visual Arts Faculty at the College of the Holy Cross Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery in Worcester (thru 10/22).
Daniela Rivera (Painting Fellow ’20, ’12) and Candice Smith Corby (Painting Fellow ’08) are among the artists selected by MassArt Art Museum Executive Director Lisa Tung to exhibit in New Worlds: Women to Watch, sponsored by the Massachusetts State Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, on view at Gallery Kayafas (10/20-10/29).
Jean Appolon‘s (Choreography Fellow ’22) dance troupe Jean Appolon Expressions performs Traka: Trauma, Haiti, and the Healing Power of Dance at the Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center as part of the Celebrity Series of Boston (10/2, 7:30 PM). A streaming version premieres 10/13.
Clint Baclawski (Photography Fellow ’19) has a solo exhibition, Departure, at Abigail Ogilvy Gallery in Boston (thru 10/16). The exhibition was reviewed on the photography blog What Will You Remember? as well as The Boston Globe.
Timothy Coleman‘s (Crafts Fellow ’11) Rhapsody in Walnut is featured at the Gallery at Somes Sound (thru 10/31).
Madge Evers‘ (Photography Finalist ’21) solo exhibition The New Herbarium is on view at The Brattleboro Museum and Art Center (10/22-2/12).
Samantha Fields (Sculpture/Installation/New Genres Fellow ’11) joins Angela Drakeford for a two-person exhibit, What our hands taught us at Ishibashi Gallery, Middlesex School in Concord (thru 10/28). Samantha also has a new project, the cloth collaborative studio and workshop in Hyde Park.
Ralf Yusuf Gawlick‘s (Music Composition Fellow ’15, ’09) oratorio O Lungo (D)rom (The long Road in Romanes) – dedicated to Romani Rose – will receive its world première in the prestigious Berlin Konzerthaus (10/23) on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the founding of The Memorial to the Sinti and Roma Victims of National Socialism.
Mags Harries (Sculpture/Installation/New Genres Fellow ’03) has a solo exhibition, What She Carries, at Boston Sculptors Gallery (10/5-11/6).
Maya Janson (Poetry Fellow ’18, ’00) second poetry collection On the Mercy Me Planet is the inaugural book publication by Santa Fe press Blue Edge Books.
Terry Jenoure (Music Composition Finalist ’21) and her band The Portal perform at Real Art Ways in Hartford CT (10/30, 2:30 PM).
Michael Joseph (Photography Fellow 15) has a solo exhibition, Lost and Found, at fp3 Gallery in Boston (thru 11/18).
Marky Kauffmann (Photography Fellow ’17) has work in The Hand at Fenix Arts in Fayetteville AK (10/6-11/12). She has work in the latest issue of The Hand Magazine. She also has work in the 6th Annual Alternative Process Photography Exhibit at The Image Flow Gallery in San Anselmo, CA (10/15-).
Catherine Kernan (Drawing & Printmaking Finalist ’16) exhibits An Artist in Greece: Travel Sketches, Paintings, and Prints 1973 – 2021 at the Embassy of Greece in Washington, DC (10/13-12/1).
Scott Listfield (Painting Finalist ’11) has a solo exhibition of paintings, The Lost World. A show of astronauts and dinosaurs, Talon Gallery in Portland, OR.
Stefanie Lubkowski‘s (Music Composition Finalist ’15) guitar lullaby Drifting has its in-person premiere in an event called Electric Hush, part of Aaron Larget Caplan’s New Lullaby Project. Stefanie also composed the music for the new chamber opera The Plague Bearers, which will premiere as part of Strange Trace’s Stencils Festival in November, both at a live screening and as an online virtual screening.
Keith Maddy (Drawing & Printmaking Fellow ’22) created a reimagined violin as part of Johnson String Instruments’ Heart Strings Violin Project for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s one of six instruments on display at Johnson String Instruments’ Newton Upper Falls store through the month of October.
Tara Lynn Masih (Fiction/Creative Nonfiction Finalist ‘ 96) has published a new short story and novella collection, How We Disappear (Press 53), a 2022 MILLIONS Most Anticipated Book. Southern Literary Review calls it an “exceptional short story and novella collection.”
Rania Matar (Photography Fellow ’21, ’11, ’07) is a finalist for the Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture and exhibits in the accompanying show at the Griffin Museum (thru 10/30). She also exhibits in the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2022 Exhibition at The National Portrait Gallery at Cromwell Place in London (10/25-12/18), Les Rencontres de la Photographie in Marrakech (10/17-10/23), Paris Photo 2022 (11/9-11/13), and the Intimacy of Distance exhibition at the Marshall Gallery in Santa Monica CA (thru 11/19). She joins J. Sybylla Smith for a discussion of her photography book SHE on 10/27, 12 PM.
Caitlin McCarthy (Dramatic Writing Fellow ’21) was featured on The Faces of Worcester, a project focused on “the story of our community told through our people, one smiling face at a time.”
Catherine McCarthy (Painting Fellow ’04) has a solo exhibition, You Do You, at Clark Gallery in Lincoln (thru 10/22).
Congratulations to DK McCutchen (Fiction/Creative Nonfiction Finalist ’12), whose book Jellyfish Dreaming won the 2022 Leapfrog Global Fiction Prize. It will be published by Leapfrog Press and Can of Worms Press in 2023.
Gary Metras‘s (Poetry Fellow ’84) poetry book Vanishing Points (Dos Madres Press, 2021), has been selected as a Must Read Poetry Book 2022 by the Massachusetts Book Awards.
John Minigan‘s (Dramatic Writing Fellow ’19) solo adaptation of the classic scary/comic story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow premieres at Greater Boston Stage Company in Stoneham, MA (10/21-11/6).
Aaron Myers‘ (Choreography Finalist ’22) received a grant from the State Department to bring the project Projeto Hip Hop BR-US to Brazil. In June, his project A Trike Called Funk (a customized tricycle to create interactive art experiences) was featured on WBUR.
GennaRose Nethercott‘s (Fiction/Creative Nonfiction Fellow ’18) debut novel, Thistlefoot, was recently featured on NPR’s All Things Considered. See her calendar of events – with puppetry and performance.
Lisa Olivieri (Film & Video Finalist ’09) screens a rough cut of her film-in-progress Recovery City at the BrickBox Theater in Worcester (10/11, 7 PM ET).
Bob Oppenheim (Painting Fellow ’14, ’04) has a solo exhibition, Variants, at Howard Yezerski Gallery in Boston (thru 10/22).
Abraham Ravett‘s (Film & Video Fellow ’09, ’00) recent short films were the topic of a panel, “Remnants and Speech Acts: An Archive of Returns in the Films of Abraham Ravett” at this year’s Visible Evidence Conference held in Gdansk, Poland.
Jussi Reijonen (Music Composition Finalist ’21) releases his new 5-movement suite, Three Seconds | Kolme Toista. He will have a live world premiere and US album release concert of at Shalin Liu Performance Center in Rockport, MA (11/6, 5 PM).
Magda Romanska‘s (Dramatic Writing Finalist ’21) play Opheliamachine will have its European premiere at Berliner Ensemble in Berlin, Germany in September/October.
Anna V.Q. Ross (Poetry Fellow ’18) publishes her second full-length collection of poems, Flutter, Kick (11/8). The collection won the Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award from Red Hen Press. Find upcoming readings, including the Boston Book Festival (10/29).
Mike Ryczek (Painting Finalist ’22) exhibits in the two-person show Personal Space (with Chen Peng) at 13 Forest Gallery in Arlington (10/1-11/11, artists talk 10/22, 4-6 PM).
Natelie Shapero (Poetry Finalist ’18) has a poem, True Apothecary, in the October 10, 2022 issue of The New Yorker.
Peter Snoad‘s (Dramatic Writing Fellow ’09) play Going Wild, is one of three finalists in the New Play Festival of Centre Stage in Greenville, SC, and will receive a staged reading at the festival (9/28-10/1). Break A Leg Productions will present another staged reading of the play at the Bloomington Library in NY (11/12).
Azadeh Tajpour (Painting Fellow ’14) exhibits in Project Room No. 2 at the Boston Center for the Arts Mills gallery (10/8-11/12).
Jeffu Warmouth (Sculpture/Installation/New Genres Finalist ’05) has a solo exhibition, Stamp Sketches & Stomp Boxes, at Boston Sculptors Gallery (10/5-11/6).
Yu-Wen Wu‘s (Sculpture/Installation/New Genres Fellow ’21, Painting Fellow ’04) public art installation Lantern Stories has returned to Chin Park in Boston’s Chinatown (thru Nov).
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