Art and Art Professions


Marlene McCartty, Faculty talks with Time Magazine about the impact of Therese Frare's photo of David Kirby. 

Lyle Ashton Harris
Faculty has been appointed as a 2016 Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, which he was awarded to expand his Ektachrome Archive project. Acknowledgement of his appointment has been published in the New York Times. In his solo exhibition, he displays a series of photomontages alongside chromogenic prints selected from his Ektachrome Archive series. Recently, Harris has been featured in several publications. The New York Times's photograph, video, and visual journalism blog, Lens, features an article about Harris's work entitled, "Reclaiming the Photographic Narrative of African-Americans" by James Estrin. His photography has been included in Aperture Magazine's Spring 2016 issue, Vision & Justice with an introduction by Vince Aletti, and on the cover of the March 20, 2016 issue of The New York Times MagazineHolland Cotter also gave a shout out to Harris's Billie #21 in his review of the Whitney Museum's exhibition, Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney's Collectionfor the New York Times. Harris has been selected to participate in the 2017 Whitney Biennial. 

Tommy Hartung, Faculty has been selected to particiapte in the 2017 Whitney Biennial as part of a participating group of artists who are looking for their place in an unstable society. 

Maureen Gallace, faculty is featured in a solo exhibition at Maureen Paley gallery through November 20, 2016. This group of new paintings depict carefully adjusted visions of the houses and landscapes she has visited and reimagined as a subject over many years. 

Irina Makarova, BFA and Alison Sirico, BFA are curating a group show,The Right Margain, at Small Editions. The exhibition features works by BFA alum Katie Pennachio. The show will be on view through Janaury 13, 2017. 

Carol Bove, BS is featured in a solo show, Polka Dots, at David Zwirner gallery through December 17, 2016. This exhibition presents a new series of large- scale "collage sculptures" that mark ad eparture within the artist's practice. They merge various types of sculptural processes from her earlier works and references to art historical precedents, and combine three different types of steel. 

Viktoria Sorochinski,
MFAhas recently completed two series in Ukraine.  Lands of No-Return (2009-2016)/ Chapter 2 is the second part of an ongoing documentary project portraying the last remains of the Ukranian authentic villages and its inhabitants. Still Beautiful Life is a new series of still life, based on her childhood memories and current observations of the lifestyle in the Ukranian villages. 

Alice Wang, MFA's work will be featured in Nonsensical no. 3at Artbook @ Hauswer Wirth & Schimmel in Los Angeles, CA. The launch is Thursday, November 17, 2016 6-8PM.  

Jesse Bransford, Faculty will have an opening reception for his solo exhibition, Nomina Magica, on Saturday, September 24 from 5-8pm at The Seligmann Center in Chester, New York. The exhibit will be on view through to January 9, 2017. Bransford's work to date represents an ever-sharpening focus on Art's relationship to Magic, and how this relationship represents a space for contemporary reconsideration of what it is to be Human. Chronogram, a culture magazine for the Hudson Valley, has published an article on Nomina Magica. 

 Alex Jovanovich, MFA and Allan Bailey, MFA are both featured in exhibitions at The Suburban Milwaukee.  Alex is featured at their Riverwest location, and Allan at their Walker's Point location. 

Joe Namy, MFA will be premiering his exhibition, Automobile, for the first time in North America as part of La Biennale de Montréal. This performance piece explores memory, identity and power, employing sampling, musical experimentation, video and photography. It will take place on September 25 and 26, in French; and September 30 and October 30, in English. 

Federico Hewson, MA Art, Education & Community Practice is featured in the Hyperallergic article "Wrapping Flowers in Paper that Points Out Their Human Cost." The article detail's Hewson's advocacy efforts for better conditions on flower farms, as well as his project, which substitutes the standard paper flowers are wrapped in for paper that details statistics about the people who work on the farms. 

Alexandria Tarver, BFA is currently featured in the exhibit New Paintings at Deli Gallery. The show is on view through November 9, 2016. This is the artist's second exhibition with the gallery and contains over fifteen paintings completed within the past two years. 

Lily Stockman, MFA and her sister Hopie of Block Shop are featured in the New York Times article "A Trip to India With the Sisters Behind a Cult-Favorite Textile Label," detailing their trip to Rajasthan to oversee production of scarves, quilts and rugs. 

Carol Cabrera, MA Art+Education was featured in this NBC News article about her Final Project making children's storybooks for Filipino-Americans. She was also featured in FilAm Star article for the same project.

Katie Hollander, MA Visual Arts Administration is featured in the Artnet News article "Katie Hollander Appointed Executive Director of Creative Time," which discusses her journey to her current position as Executive Director of Creative Time.

Katie Hollander, MA Visual Arts Administration, and Terence Nance, MFA are both featured as part of Brooklyn Magazine's "The 100 Most Influential People in Brooklyn Culture," recognized for their work in the Brooklyn arts and culture community.
Damien Davis, BFA/MFA Visual Arts Administration is featured in Artnet News for the, "Editors' Pick: 10 Art Events to See in New York This Week" for his solo show, Object | Affection; and in an interview for Eyes Towards the Dove discussing his solo exhibition. Damien has also been accepted as Artist- in- Residence to the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Workspace Program. Damien is participating in a group show #WIWTFDT at Joshua Liner Gallery through to November 12, 2016. 

Elaine Cameron-Weir, MFA has been featured on Artnet new's list of "10 Emerging Artists to Keep on your Radar."
Alyssa Steiger, BFA has her mural on view at First Street Green Art Park in New York through summer 2016. Steiger's design is influenced by sacred geometry -- through the interaction of forms and colors in a symmetric harmony, the artist creates balance in a world of chaos.

Michael Richards: Winged is an exhibition organized by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) honoring the memory and work of Michael Richards, MA. Michael Richards passed working in his LMCC studio in the World Trade Center the day of 9/11, and this exhibition in his memory will be on view May 28 through to September 25, 2016 at The Arts Center on Governors Island. 

Ross Bleckner, Faculty is featured in the Artnet News article, "80s Art World 'It' Boy Ross Bleckner Is Having a New York Moment." In the article, the author discusses the expanse of Bleckner's career as an artist from the 1970s through to today and his recent bounty of shows. In Long Island, Bleckner will be exhibiting in the show, Unfinished Business: Paintings from the 1970s and 1980s by Ross Bleckner, Eric Fischl, and David Salle, on view from July 31 through to October 16, 2016. In Hürth, Germany, Bleckner's exhibition, Architecture of the Sky, is on view May 1 through to October 31, 2016 at Böhm Chapel.

Alex McQuilkin, Faculty/MFA is featured in the group exhibition, I Prefer Life, on view from May 20 through to November 26, 2016 at the Weserburg | Museum of Modern Art in Bremen, Germany. I Prefer Life has been organized to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Weserburg. Alex is also featured in a group show at 99¢ Plus Gallery called Televisionwhich will be on view through December 18, 2016. 

Beatrice Glow, BFA is featured in the solo exhibition, The Wayfinding Projecton view at the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University from March 24 through to December 21, 2016. The Wayfinding Project doubles as a lab activated by research and dialogue led by Lenape and Pacific scholars, culture bearers, and communities, to piece together the surviving historical fragments of land dispossesion, dislocation, and diasporas.

Noel Anderson, Faculty is featured in the ongoing group exhibition, Art of the Nowon view at the Hearst Collection in New York City.

Allison Malinsky, MA has been awarded an artist residency at the Cooper Union School of Art for her outstanding work in the visual arts. Malinsky has also been featured in the article, "Profile on Allison Malinsky: The light that made body in Barcelona" in La Vanguardia, a Spanish newspaper based in Barcelona. The article discusses her work as an artist and a review of her pieces on display at Galeria Victor Saavedra in Barcelona.

Judith Schwartz
, Faculty was recently profiled by Standard Ceramic Supply Company. The online article delves into clay's resurgence as a medium and also highlights Judith's scholarly approach to the material.

In celebration of #NationalColoringBookDay, NYU has released NYU themed pages created by Grace YoonJung NohMA Art Therapy.

Lisa Barnshaw, MA Art + Education is featured in the Huffington Post article, "This Bronx Educator Reminds Us Why Good Teachers Are Simply The Best." The article discusses Barnshaw's work at ROADS Charter School, going "above and beyond for her students."

Chris Bogia, Faculty/BS is featured on Artforum as one of the announced awardees on the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation 2015 biennial list of grantees.

Erika Ranee, Faculty is featured in an interview in the Hyperallergic article, "Beer with a Painter: Erika Ranee."

Martha Schwendener, Faculty was awarded the grant for short-form writing from the Arts Writers Grant Program.

Borna Sammak, BFA and Jasmin Tsou, BFA are featured in the artnet News article, "The Top 10 Booths at Indepedent New York 2016." Sammak's work is featured in Tsou's booth for JTT as number 7 on the top 10 list.

Famed actor, Sylvester Stallone, took an art selfie in front of a video by Borna Sammak, BFA, featured in the ARTnews article, "Sylvester Stallone Took an Art Selfie in front of a Borna Sammak Video."

Amalia Dayan, MA Visual Arts Administration has been featured in the Artnet News article, "Inside Gagosian Gallery's Talent Factory: How Gogo Directors Go on to Rule the Art World." The article explores the successful careers of former Gagosian Gallery directors. Dayan has gone on to found the gallery, Luxembourg & Dayan in New York and London featuring both historic and contemporary artists.

Molly Dilworth, BFA is currently working on a mural for the Arts Commission's Toledo I-280 Mural Project in Toledo, OH. The mural is a 6,000 square foot wrap-around mural for the Parks & Recreation building at Ketchum Avenue, facing I-280 in Toledo. It has been commissioned to last ten years and is on view at Fort Industry. 

Nancy Deihl
, Faculty/Director of Costume Studies is featured in the Slate article, "Why Is Futuristic Fashion Still Retro?" discussing the intersection of fashion and technology. Deihl has also co-written a book with Daniel James Cole entitled The History of Modern Fashionwhich covers fashion history from 1850 through to 2010 discussing each decade of fashion and its relation to the culture of the twentieth century. Both Deihl and James are featured in an interview discussing their book with the New York Post entitled, "Answers to all the fashion questions you were afraid to ask." Additionally, Deihl has been quoted in the New York Times article, "The Corset Stays the Course."

The exhibition organized and curated by MA candidates in Costume Studies, Beyond Measure: Fashion and the Plus-Size* Woman, has been featured in several online news publications including NYU StoriesRefinery29FashionistaMetro New YorkToday Style, and the New York Times. The exhibition was also featured as the number one story on NYU's, "16 Stories for #NYU2016."

Marygrace Berberian, Faculty is quoted in several articles discussing the adult coloring book craze and its theraputic benefits. Her comments appear in The New York Times, "Coloring Your Way Through Grief," Huffington Post, "5 Reasons Why Adult Coloring Is Good For You,"TED, "Why grown-ups love coloring books too," CNN, "Art Therapy, Adult Coloring Books and Your Mental Health," Daily Burn, "This Is Why Adult Coloring Books Are So Popular," and Attn:, "Why Adult Coloring Books Are Good for Your Health."

Dennis Witkin,
 BFA is featured in the Artsy article, "The New York Artist-Run Galleries You Need to Know, Part II" discussing Kimberly-Klark, the gallery he runs in Queens alongside artists Robert Alan Grand, Emma Hazen, and Sydney Smith. Witkin has also been featured in the Artspace article, "Meet the Dealers: New York's Kimberly-Klark Gallery Finds a Space for Emerging Artists to Breathe in Queens." The article praises the ingenuity of the artists for choosing Queens as the location for their gallery. As a more affordable borough with lower rent prices, the gallery is not so focused on sales, but more so on allowing their exhibiting artists room to be experimental. Exhibiting artists at the gallery include Libby Rothfeld, BFA who is mentioned in the Artspace article, as well.

Violet Dennison
, BFA and Graham Hamilton, BFA are featured in the Artsy article, "The New York Artist-Run Galleries You Need to Know, Part I" in which the two artists, alongside partnering artist Scott Keightley, discuss running their gallery, Violet's Cafe while managing their own artistic practices.