On December 6th at Helms Walk in Culver City I will perform Beauty Parlor http://visionlafest.
Lancaster CA MOAH (Museum of Art and History) has invited WEAD to produce its first artist’s residency there. The artist will be in residence for one month (exact weeks to be arranged) during the WEAD Members’ exhibit January 28 to March 27, 2016. This is a great opportunity to produce, exhibit, and promote your work in a professional museum setting. It can be studio or community based, depending on artist’s proposal. Lancaster is northeast of Los Angeles in beautiful high desert terrain. LA County Public Art Commission has produced public art programs there.
$1500 stipend and free housing for 4 week residency concurrent with WEAD Members Exhibit on Global Warming Jan 28–March 27. Exact dates TBA but February preferred. Exhibit of your work in Resident Studio concurrent with WEAD Exhibit. General art materials and tools available to use for mentoring and/or leading workshop. Studio is 17×17, with ample natural light. With permissions, it may be possible to work outdoors and/or collaborate with a nearby community group.
• Lead one Young Artist Workshop
• Mentor community drop-in artist(s). Limited to specific hours, 3 days per week.
• Work on site minimum 3 days a week for entire 4 weeks; but the studio will be open more days/hours per week for resident’s use.
• Housing provided but artist responsible for own travel expenses and meals.
• Be WEAD’s “good will ambassador” to the community of Lancaster, and all visitors to the Residency Studio.
• Must be a WEAD member to apply, but nonmembers may apply immediately upon joining (see www.weadartists.org)
Andrew Frieder Creative Space, MOAH: CEDAR, Lancaster CA
Jurors: Andi Campognone, MOAH Curator/Museum Manager; Robert Benitez, MOAH/Cedar Director; Susan Leibovitz Steinman, artist/WEAD cofounder/acting director; Carol Newborg, artist/WEAD Board Exhibit Committee.
REQUIRED: 5 images of relevant previous work. Proposal statement 500 to 1000 words. Bio and Resume. Two professional letters recommending applicant’s (1) ability to work well in & with the public in public settings; (2) personal traits re responsibility, follow-through, work ethic; (3) quality/value of work in this setting. Please send your application to email@example.com with Subject: MOAH/Smaller Footprints Artist-in-Residency with the images (jpg, pdf or png) and 5 documents attached.
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 20, 2015.
NOTIFICATION: DECEMBER 11, 2015
Three Weeks in May Recreation, Suzaane Lacy, 2014.
“FEMINISM NOW” is the theme of the next WEAD Online Magazine, Issue #8, to be published November 2015. Prominent public performance/installation activist artist Suzanne Lacy is the honored pioneer artist. Issue #8 introduces Leslie Goldberg, feminist activist satirical cartoonist–a new ongoing feature; plus a wealth of multi-generational essays on feminism’s persistent call to struggling women around the globe.
To view the WEAD Magazine visit: http://weadartists.org/magazine
Jackie Brookner, an inspiring and much beloved teacher taught at Parsons from 1980 until her death in 2015. She was an ecological artist, writer, and educator. She worked with design professionals, engineers, ecologists, communities, and policy-makers on water remediation/public art projects for parks, wetlands, rivers, and urban stormwater runoff. In these projects, local resources become the focal point of community collaboration and collective creative agency. She lived in New York City and worked and lectured internationally. In addition to her position at The New School she taught at Harvard University and Bard College. She was the recipient of numerous commissions, awards, and grants including The Nancy Gray Foundation for Art in the Environment, The New York Foundation for the Arts and The National Endowment for the Arts.
Jackie’s obituary can be read here.
Gifts made in Jackie’s memory will support students in the Parsons Fine Arts program whose interests are focused on sustainable systems and the artist’s relationship to the earth. For more information about making a gift, please contact Mary-Catherine McKee at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-229-5662 x3558
A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 17, at 10 a.m. at:
The New School
65 West 11th Street
New York, NY
Reception to follow at:
MFA Fine Arts Studios
Parsons School of Design
The New School
25 East 13th Street
New York, NY
To attend the memorial service, please visit Eventbrite. For more information about the memorial, please contact Janna Gould at email@example.com or 212.229.8950 x1283
We are currently accepting photos by members on current activist feminist art.
DEADLINE OCTOBER 12
Current projects that demonstrate and critique how feminism has been adapted to be politically, culturally, economically, environmentally relevant today.
The place of feminism in current discussions of gender equity and its effect on politics, culture, and society.
Art that addresses intersectional feminism, the “intersections” among different systems of oppression—e.g. sexism, racism, homophobia, transphobia, and classism.
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