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MFA Thesis Exhibitions Part I-IV
205 Hudson Gallery
205 Hudson Street
New York, NY
September 20—December 12
Open by appointment 10am – 6pm


Photographers Collective Virtual Open House
September 16, 6-7pm
RSVP here for Zoom link


Constance DeJong: Digital Constellations
Online Exhibition
Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Gallery
Ongoing


Nicky Enright: Sense Us 2020
Hunter East Harlem Gallery
(Viewable from 119th Street Windows)
2180 3rd Avenue at 119th Street
New York, NY
Through January 31, 2021



FACULTY ANNOUNCEMENTS


Nari Ward: We The People
MCA Denver
Through September 20



Valerie Jaudon: Prepositions
DC Moore Gallery
535 West 22nd Street
New York, NY
Through October 3


Paul Ramírez Jonas, Eternal Flame
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Boulevard
Long Island City, NY
Through March 14


ANNOUNCEMENTS & OPPORTUNITIES

Photographers Collective
Digital Publication Submission Deadline September 20

Internship at The Met

Submit to Assemblage Journal

New York Community Trust Van Lier Fellowship at Wave Hill

Summertime Studio Intern

Virtual Internships at the Jewish Museum of Greece Fall – Winter 2020

Emergency Resources for Artists

Online Events and Resources


Fall 2020 MFA Thesis Exhibitions

MFA Thesis Exhibitions Part I-IV
September 20—December 12
Open by appointment 10am – 6pm


Part I
Gravity Spell
September 20—October 3
Miguel Payano, Matt Jones, Tom Morrill, Andrew Foster, Noah Stitt

Part II
Thresholds
October 17—31
Johanna Strobel, Adam Shaw, Maya Yadid, Olivia Divecchia, Alex Bustamante

Part III
November 7–21
Sam Sherman, Kyoko Hamaguchi, Grant Wells, Nurya Chana

Part IV
Save the Last Dance
November 28–December 12
Amra Causevic, Taylor Lauf, Kristina Schmidt, Eric Lotzer



MFA Thesis Exhibitions will be open daily this fall, 10am – 6pm by appointment only and at limited capacity. Visitors are required to follow CUNY Covid-19 protocols, which includes wearing a face covering, maintaining social distancing, and completing a NY State mandated health screening.

Visitors from the public, and non-Hunter MFA students and faculty, should contact Tim Laun to make an appointment: tlaun@hunter.cuny.edu

205 Hudson Street Gallery
New York, NY
 

Constance DeJong: Digital Constellations

Online Exhibition
Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Gallery

Ongoing
 
The Hunter College Art Galleries have initiated an online project in concert with our postponed spring 2020 exhibition Constance DeJong (now rescheduled for fall 2020). This project coincides with DeJong's final semester teaching in Hunter's MFA Studio Art program. 
 
Time-based and multi-platform, DeJong’s work has circulated widely and with admiration in literary and performance circles since the late 1970s, influencing both her contemporaries and students. Constance DeJong: Digital Constellations brings together the voices of many artists and writers, mostly Hunter College Studio Art MFA alumni, who have worked closely with DeJong over the last two decades. New submissions will be posted each week. 
 
Constance DeJong: Digital Constellations is organized by Sarah Watson, Jocelyn Spaar, and Liz Naiden, with Lazarus Graduate Fellow Matthew Weiderspon. 

Image: 
Gabriela Vainsencher, MFA 2016
HD video with sound
41 seconds
 

Nicky Enright: Sense Us 2020

Hunter East Harlem Gallery
(Viewable from 119th Street Windows)
2180 3rd Avenue at 119th Street
New York, NY

August 15, 2020 - January 31, 2021

Sense Us 2020 is a mixed-media installation of images and text on flattened shipping boxes by artist Nicky Enright. It is a public response to the questions around race on the current 2020 U.S. Census. Created to mimic the aesthetic of protest signs on cardboard and with a symbolically limited palette of black, white, and brown, the installation points to America’s pervasive fixation on race/ethnicity criteria and status checkboxes.  

Through the dynamic installation of Sense Us 2020, Enright strives to understand the connections among the race/ethnicity boxes on the census and other boxes of this historical moment: from the casket boxes of recurrent racist violence, to election-year ballot boxes and quarantine and intubation boxes; from mass incarceration, to town “squares” and monument pedestal boxes; from Zoom/Skype boxes, Amazon boxes, and cash vaults to riot-police kettling, a state-of-the-art form of containment.

Hunter East Harlem Gallery is currently closed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic but the Hallway Gallery can be seen through the windows on 119th Street.
 

Nari Ward: We The People

MCA Denver

Through September 20

Nari Ward: We the People features a selection of sculptures, paintings, videos, and large-scale installations from throughout Ward’s career, highlighting his status as one of the most important and influential sculptors working today.
 

Valerie Jaudon: Prepositions

DC Moore Gallery
535 West 22nd Street
New York, NY

Through October 3

Valerie Jaudon: Prepositions showcases recent paintings that continue Jaudon's longstanding examination, begun in the mid-1970s, of the bounded yet infinitely expandable world of the finely wrought, intricate, and maze-like abstract image.

Exhibition catalogue with essay by Raphael Rubinstein available.

Viewing room

Image: Cantabile, 2019. Oil on linen, 81 x 81 inches
 

Paul Ramírez Jonas, Eternal Flame

Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Boulevard
Long Island City, NY

Through March 14

Paul Ramírez Jonas’ ‘Eternal Flame’ is a monument in the form of a communal grill and imagines cooking culture as both a symbolic and real eternal flame – there is always a lit cooking fire somewhere on this globe. The work honors the role of cuisine and cooking in cultural cohesion and expression among communities and identities,  even when individuals and families relocate locally, nationally or internationally.

‘Eternal Flame’ is designed to recognize the importance of dialogue and exchange.
During this new time of social distancing the grill will not be available for public use, but instead bring people together philosophically and culturally through the common experience of cooking and eating. With this in mind, a series of videos will be released with local and distant chefs invited by the artist to address the meaning of the eternal flame while preparing recipes and relating stories on each dish’s significance. Ramírez Jonas imagines cooking culture as a symbolic eternal flame, enduring in communities for generations, over vast distances.
 

Photographers Collective
Digital Publication Submission Deadline September 20
 

Assemblage

Assemblage, a peer-review journal of graduate art historical research from Hunter students, is now accepting submissions for its first issue. Accepted papers will be digitally published after a collaborative revision process by fellow submitters as well as an editorial board of Hunter MA students. Art history MAs as well as MFAs are encouraged to submit. Assemblage will generally publish original, academic research, but unorthodox formats and creative submissions are welcome.

Please read more about the contributor guidelines and editorial processes on the Assemblage website, assemblagejournal.org.

The deadline to submit is October 1, 2020. 

We look forward to reading your work!

Contact: assemblagejournal@gmail.com 
 

New York Community Trust Van Lier Fellowship at Wave Hill

This one-year fellowship provides support for talented, culturally diverse, young artists who are dedicated to a career in the arts. Administered on behalf of the Edward and Sally Van Lier Fund of the New York Community Trust, the fellowship provides a stipend of $10,435 and valuable mentorship and exhibition opportunities, including learning from Wave Hill’s curatorial staff about the creation and interpretation of exhibitions and arts programming as well as working with arts professionals to define career paths over the course of the program (January–December 2021). The Fellowship includes participation in the Winter Workspace (February–March 2021) and a solo exhibition in the Sunroom Project Space (September–October 2021). This grant-specific fellowship is open to New York City-based artists who are 30 years of age or younger (born in 1991 or after), from historically underrepresented populations, have completed college and are not enrolled in a degree-granting program in 2021.

An info session will be held virtually on September 17 from 12-1 pm. 

The deadline for the Van Lier Fellowship is October 9.
Artists can submit applications using our online applications portal, and guidelines are available on our website: https://www.wavehill.org/discover/arts/opportunities


Applications for the 2021 Van Lier Fellowships will be reviewed by a jury comprising Wave Hill’s curatorial staff, an invited curator, and a previous Van Lier artist. Final decisions will be made by the second week of November.

 

Summertime Studio Intern

Summertime’s Studio intern will support current creative initiatives that foster a more inclusive art world where artists with and without intellectual disabilities display and create work alongside another. Internships provide opportunity to be a part of this exciting movement, develop skills in artist mentorship and program planning and build relationships within the Summertime community of artists! Weekly one on one supervision will be provided. Please contact anna@summertimegallery.org for more information.
 

Virtual Internships at the Jewish Museum of Greece Fall – Winter 2020


Marketing digital media internship.
Social Media (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook)
  • During the social media internship, interns will work closely with the JMG team on creating an Instagram account in order to publicize an event or/and photographs from the Museum’s collections and archives.
  • Managing the JMG’s Twitter account. Tasks include also twitting on current or forthcoming events and replying to comments or questions.
  • Optimizing the JMG’s Facebook account by posting daily (up to 3 posts) on current/future events, as well as short texts related to the history of Greek Jews accompanied by artifacts from the museum’s collection. Reacting and replying to Fb comments or questions.
 
Website of the Jewish Museum of Greece
Interns will work closely with the relevant departments of the JMG in order to augment, enrich and update both in English and in Greek the Museum’s website texts.
 
Mini – website (Digital collection)
Interns will work closely with the curatorial and PR departments in order to augment and enrich the metadata of the Museum’s digital collection of artifacts.

Contact zbattinou@jewishmuseum.gr for more information
 

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