Visual Arts

VIS Faculty Exhibitions/News

2020-21 EXHIBITIONS/EVENTS/NEWS

EVE ASCHHEIM

“From Géricault to Rockburne, Selections from the Juliet and Michael Rubenstein Gift” — Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET Breuer), New York City

DEANA LAWSON

Lawson receives 2020 HUGO BOSS Prize

The Hugo Boss Prize 2020 Exhibition: Deana Lawson, Centropy, May 7 – October 11, 2021, Guggenheim Museum, NYC

ANI LIU

Receives 2020 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship in Digital/Electronic Arts

Her exhibition, “Pixelated Slaps to the Heart (Remnants of A Search for Ghosts in the Meat Machine),” opens December 5, 2020 – January 2021 at Elijah Wheat Showroom as part of the NADA 2020 art fair.

MOON MOLSON

Receives 2020 Rainin Grant in Screenwriting from the San Francisco Film Society for film, If We Left

TIONA NEKKIA MCCLODDEN

Be Alarmed: The Black Americana Epic, Movement III: The Triple Deities — June 23-28, 2021, @ 12-6 PM, at Globe Dye Works (4500 Worth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124). RSVP required

JAMES WELLING

Archaeology at Regen Projects, Los Angeles
Watch “Street View”, 2020, by James Welling, on David Zwirner Gallery’s Instagram account
Metamorphosis — April 1 – May 8, 2021, David Zwirner Gallery, 5-6/F, H Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong

 


SPRING 2019 EXHIBITIONS/EVENTS/NEWS

EVE ASCHHEIM

At the Core: New Members of the National Academy of Design, Core Club, NYC
Eve Aschheim (with Ashwini Bhat), Lacoste Keane Gallery Concord, MA
FAWC, Berta Walker Gallery, Wellfleet, MA
Salon, Galerie Berthet-Aittouares, Paris

MOON MOLSON

Johnny Ace, Quarterfinalist, Best Feature Screenplay, 2019 Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition

JAMES WELLING

David Zwirner: Transform, David Zwirner Gallery, NYC, Jan 10 – Feb 16, 2019 PDF

Panel Discussion on Sarah Charlesworth with Jennifer Blessing, Margot Norton, and James Welling, Paula Cooper Gallery, NYC, March 7 at 5:00 PM

 


FALL 2018 EXHIBITIONS/EVENTS/NEWS

EVE ASCHHEIM

Lines Without Outlines, Barbara Walters Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, Sept 10 – Oct 14

Polarities, Totah Gallery, NYC, September 6 – Oct 14

COLLEEN ASPER

Daddy’s Books, Life Lessons Garage, Far Rockaway, NY, Aug 11-12

SU FRIEDRICH

Odds of Return: The Films of Su Friedrich; Women Make Waves, International Film Festival, Taiwan, Oct 4 – Nov 4

DANIEL HEYMAN

Fall: Artist Eats Pho, (2011 Intaglio, aquatint, drypoint, gouache monotype) acquired by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, and New York Public Library

PAM LINS

tears, then holes, Rachel Uffner Gallery, NYC, June 29 – Aug 3

MOON MOLSON

Feature film screenplay Johnny Ace, Honorable Mention, Best Screenplay award, 2018 Urbanworld Film Festival 

Feature film screenplay Johnny Ace finalist for the Best Screenplay award, 2018 New Orleans Film Festival, September
MARIO MOORE

“A Painter Reflects on When Black Men Get to Rest” — profile of Mario Moore, Hyperallergic, July 25

“Detroit Artists Jova Lynne and Mario Moore Question the Class and Racial Complexities of Leisure,” Document, Aug 6

DAVID REINFURT

Adam Pendleton, David Adjaye, David Reinfurt – Coretta Scott and Martin Luther King Memorial, Boston Common, Boston; Public presentation and feedback, Boston Art Commission, Sept 2 – Nov 19

JESS ROWLAND

Life This In Find We – An Interactive Piano Roll, Harvestworks on Governor’s Island, NYC, Sound Installation, Sept 8 – Oct 21, and Performance, Sept 22

Wallwarts, Performance with Meg Schedel and Sofy Yudeskyia, Outpost Artists Resources, NYC, Sept 27

LYNNE SACHS

Film Screenings:

Tang Art Museum, Skidmore College, Sept 13
Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC, Sept 25
Metrograph Cinema, NYC, Sept 2018
Vancouver International Film Festival, Oct 4 – 6
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, Princeton University, Oct 23
Pacific Film Archive/Berkeley Art Museum, Oct 24
Anthology Film Archives, NYC, Nov 1 – 2

TIM SZETELA

A Whole Different Ball Game: Playing Through 60 Years of Sports Video Games, Museum of the Moving Image, New York, Sep 14, 2018 – Mar 10, 2019

ADAM WELCH

Brick By Brick, ArtsWestchester, White Plains, New York, Sept 30, 2018 – Jan 19, 2019

In House, Jane Hartsook Gallery, Greenwich House Pottery, NYC, Nov 9 – Dec 10

On Differentiation and Affinity, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, Jan 25 – May 6, 2019

JEFF WHETSTONE

Batture Ritual, Julie Saul Gallery, NYC, Sept 6 – Oct 27

AMY YAO

Eckhaus Latta: Possessed, Whitney Museum, NYC, Aug 3 – Oct 8

 


2017-18 EXHIBITIONS/EVENTS/NEWS

EVE ASCHHEIM

Elected member National Academy of Art, New York

Lines Without Outlines, ‘T’ Space, Rhinebeck, NY, Aug 12 – Sept 30

‘T’ Space Paintings, Silas Von Morisse Gallery, Bushwick, NY Feb 1 – 25

COLLEEN ASPER

Sumbody, Stellar Projects, New York, NY, March 21 – 31

Caixa Preta, Galeria Anita Schwartz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Jan 11 – Feb 17

FIA BACKSTRöM

Semeion (with Marcel Duchamp, Sten Hansson, Jenny Holtzer, and Carl Fredrik) Reuterswärd Belenius Gallery, Stockholm, Aug 24 – Sept 17

A Vaudeville on Mankind in Time and Space, Calicoon Fine Arts, NYC, Feb 23 – April 8th, 2018

NATHAN CARTER

The DRAMASTICS: A Punk Rock Victory Twister in Texas, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Oct 26 – Jan 28, 2018

MARTHA FRIEDMAN

Lecture, CalArts, Valencia, CA, Dec 5

Martha Friedman: Castoffs, Henry Art Museum, Seattle, WA, June 2018 – Feb 2019

Rose Ocean: Living with Duchamp, Tang Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY,  Feb 17 – May 20

SU FRIEDRICH

Su Friedrich: A Mini-RetrospectiveNew Haven Documentary Film Festival, Whitney Humanities Center at Yale, New Haven, CT, June 10, 2018

DANIEL HEYMAN

Master Drawings New York 2018, Cade Tompkins Projects at Victoria Munroe Gallery, NYC, Jan 28 – Feb 3

KURT KAUPER

Women, Almine Rech Gallery, NYC, Jan 20 – Feb 24

DEANA LAWSON

Sikkema Jenkins Gallery, NYC, March 1 – April 7

PAM LINS

she swipes shallow space by the slide drawer, Rachel Uffner Gallery, NYC, March 4 – April 22

Other Hours, 601 Artspace, NYC, Dec 9 – Feb 18, 2018

MARIO MOORE

“A Painter Reflects on When Black Men Get to Rest” — a profile of Mario Moore in Hyperallergic

AFIA NATHANIEL

From Pakistan: Women storytellers changing the face of the game, one film at a time – Afia Nathaniel, Lecture, MMEG, Washington, D.C., March 21, 2018

DEMITRIUS OLIVER

Pneumato, Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery, NYC Jan 5 – Feb 11

DAVID REINFURT

Muriel Cooper (MIT Press, 2017), Book launch at MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA, Oct 19 and Hurley Gallery, Lewis Arts complex, Monday, Nov 20, 6 pm

“Meet the Tetracono …”, lecture on Reinfurt’s Rome Prize work, Picture Room, Brooklyn, Sept 29 (VIDEO)

“A Post-Industrial Postscript”, lecture, MIT program in art, culture and technology, Cambridge, MA, Oct 20

*a graphic design exhibition*, Hurley Gallery, Lewis Arts complex, Nov 14 – Dec 29

David Reinfurt, A *New* Primer of Visual Literacy, 18 hour Lecture / Performance / Graphic Design Intensive
Richard Neutra Institute, Los Angeles, July 13 – 15
https://a-new-primer-of-visual-literacy.org

Dexter Sinister, How to design (multiples), Colli Independent, Rome, April 7 – June 9
https://www.colli-independent.com/archives/6531

JOE SCANLAN

Chest Painting: A Talk in the form of a Misunderstanding, performance lecture, List Center, MIT, Nov 2

AMY YAO

Weeds of Indifference, 47 Canal, New York, Sept 9 – Oct 8

Medusa, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, May 19 – Nov 5

ADAM WELCH

“Chawan’ya: Maker of Tea Bowls”, text for Tom Sachs, Chawan, Greenwich House Pottery (May 2018)

“Svend Bayer: The Humble Narcissist”, review, Ceramics Art + Perception #107 (Jan 2018)

“Ceramics Now 2017”, text for Greenwich House Pottery exhibition catalog (April 2018)

JAMES WELLING

David Zwirner: 25 Years, David Zwirner Gallery, NYC, Jan 13 – Feb 17

James Welling and Zoe Leonard, Tate Modern, Boiler House Level 4 West, Jan – Dec 31, 2018

 


SUMMER 2017 EXHIBITIONS/EVENTS/NEWS

EVE ASCHHEIM

American Abstract, Ille Arts, Amagansett, NY, July 15 – Aug 3

FIA BACKSTRöM

From Concrete to Liquid to Spoken Worlds of the Word, Karl Holmquist exhibition, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, Finissage performance: August 24 

NATHAN CARTER

The DRAMASTICS & The Fascinators, Casey Kaplan Gallery, NY, June 23 – July 28
The DRAMASTICS are Loud screenings: The Chimney NYC, Brooklyn, July 19 and Casey Kaplan Gallery, NY, July 27

PAM LINS

Surfacing, curated by Cameron Martin, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, April 6 – May 13
99 Cents or Less, Mocad, Detroit, May 19 – Aug 6

JAMES WELLING

Seascape — David Zwirner Gallery, 519 West 19th Street, New York, July 10 – August 4
The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin, Jewish Museum, NY, March 17 – Aug 6

James Welling and Zoe Leonard, Tate Modern, Boiler House Level 4 West, through Dec 31, 2018


SPRING 2017 EXHIBITIONS/EVENTS/NEWS

EVE ASCHHEIM

Split, Zürcher Gallery, New York, Jan 19 – Feb 23, 2017

FIA BACKSTRöM

Finesse, Wallach Art Gallery, New York, Jan 18 – Mar 11, 2017
WOE MEN – keep going, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, Mar 3 – April 29, 2017

MARTHA FRIEDMAN

Dancing Around Things, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, Feb 9 – Mar 11, 2017
Performances of “Two Person Operating System” by Susan Marshall & Company: Feb 18 and Mar 4, 2017, 2-6 pm
Some Hags, NYU Institute of Fine Arts, Great Hall, New York, Oct 2016 – Feb 2017

FRANCESCA GRASSI

“How to Design for Art Fairs, Longevity, Experimentation + Railing Against the Logo”, Emily Gosling, AIGA, Jan 17, 2017

DANIEL HEYMAN

Impressions of War, St. Louis Art Museum, Aug 5, 2016 – Feb 12, 2017

DEANA LAWSON

Deana Lawson, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Jan 20 – Apr 16, 2017
Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection, Whitney Museum, New York, April 27, 2016 – Feb 12, 2017
Whitney Biennial 2017, Whitney Museum, New York, Mar 17 – June 11, 2017
Deana Lawson, Judy Linn, and Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, Jan 13 – Feb 18, 2017

DEMETRIUS OLIVER

Explode Everyday: An Inquiry Into the Phenomena of Wonder, Mass Moca, North Adams, MA,  May 28, 2016 – April 3, 2017

DAVID REINFURT

American Academy 2016-2017 Rome Prize – Design
Winding Up The Last ShOt Clock, Los Angeles Contemporary Archive, Jan 19, 2017 8:00 PM

LYNNE SACHS

Tip of My Tongue in Doc Fortnight, MOMA, Feb 16 – 26, 2017
(Includes footage of photographer Accra Shepp ’84)

ADAM WELCH

Brick, Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, New Jersey, Jan 15 – April 30, 2017
12th Annual Biennial, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, Jan 5 – Feb 5, 2017

JAMES WELLING

Metamorphosis, S.M.A.K. (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst), Ghent, Belgium, Jan 28 – April 16, 2017
Metamorphosis — James Welling, Quentin Bajac, Robert Slifkin: An Art Book Series Event, New York Public Library, May 23, 2017. Free; RSVP required.

JEFF WHETSTONE

Crossing the Delaware, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY, January 7 – March 11, 2017
Jeff Whetstone in conversation with James Welling, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, Jan 14, 2017


FALL 2016 EXHIBITIONS/EVENTS/NEWS

EVE ASCHHEIM

The Great California Art Movement, 1960s-1990s: UC Davis Fine Art Alumni Exhibition, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA, Oct 26 – Nov 27, 2016
Drawings and Photograms, Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, Sept 8 – Oct 15, 2016
Interview with John Seed, Huffington Post, Sept 20, 2016

NATHAN CARTER

Nathan Carter: Ladies and Gentlemen, Meet the Dramastics,
Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, Oct 24, 2016 – Jan 29, 2017

MARTHA FRIEDMAN with SUSAN MARSHALL

“Two-Person Operating System” Debut performance
NYU Institute of Fine Arts, Great Hall, Nov 16, 6 pm

SU FRIEDRICH

I Cannot Tell You How I Feel (2016) B.A.M. Premiere and discussion with Friedrich, Nov 17, 7:30 pm

FRANCESCA GRASSI

Brno Biennial 2016, The International Jury Award
Whitney Museum of American Art: New Building Materials
Katarina Burin, Book launch and conversation, P!, New York, Dec 15, 2016

DANIEL HEYMAN

Daniel Heyman: Dartmouth Collection and Native Impressions, Cade Tompkins Projects, Providence, RI, Sept 10 – Nov 5, 2016
“A Chance, A Voice”: Daniel Heyman Reimagines American Narratives, Elizabeth Maynard, Hyperallergic, Oct 29, 2016

AFIA NATHANIEL

Dukhtar, Netflix Premiere, North America, Sept 1, 2016
Dukhtar, Japanese Premiere, Aichi International Women’s Film Festival 2016, Nagoya, Japan, Sept 8, 2016 Screening and discussion with filmmaker
Motherhood and Filmmaking, Film Fatales panel, SoHo House, New York, Oct 3, 2016, 7 – 9pm
Filmmaking, Featured Speaker, Asian American Arts Alliance, New York, Oct 18, 7 – 9 pm
Dukhtar, Screening and discussion on forced and child marriages, Unchained At Last, Short Hills, New Jersey, Oct 30, 2016, 5-9 pm

DEMETRIUS OLIVER

Darkwater Revival: After Terry Adkins, Arthur Ross Gallery, U. Penn, Philadelphia, curated by Dejay Duckett and Demetrius Oliver, Aug 27 – Dec 11, 2016

DAIVD REINFURT

Clock (2016), International Center of Photography Museum, New York, June 21, 2016 – Jan 8, 2017
It’s About Time: a conversation between Karel Martens and David Reinfurt, moderated by Prem Krishnamurthy, MoMA / PS1, New York Printed Matter Art Book Fair, Sept 18, 2016
Launch of Karel Martens’ screensaver “Three Times (in Blue and Yellow)”, available through the O-R-G software store, Nov 6, 2016
In *Real-Time*, Lecture, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio, Nov 8, 2016

LYNNE SACHS

Your Day is My Night (2013), Screening and lecture by Sachs, Digital Media Center for the ArtsDepartment of Film Studies, and Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity and Transnational Migration, Yale University, Oct 6 – 7, 2016

JAMES WELLING

In Place: Contemporary Photographers Envision a Museum, Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT, Oct 1, 2016 – Jan 29, 2017
Promesse du Bonheur, by Michael Fried ’59, with 33 Welling photographs (David Zwirner Books, Fall 2016)

JEFF WHETSTONE

Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art, Nasher Museum, Durham, NC, Sept 1, 2016-Jan 8 2017
Participant and author, “Southern Mountain Time”