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Images: The 2017 Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program Residents

http://www.twocoatsofpaint.com/2017/06/images-2017-sharpe-walentas-studio-program-residents.html

The Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program, one of our neighbors in DUMBO, announced the artists they’ve selected for the 2017 residencies last week. It’s a highly selective program, and this year they had 13oo applications for 17 spots. We know a slew of talented artists who didn’t make the cut, so we were wondering about the 17 who did, and we’re pleased to report that there are plenty of painters in the mix. Here are some images of their work and links to their websites for more information.

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2017-2018 Recipients of Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program Announced

http://artfcity.com/2017/06/07/2017-2018-recipients-of-sharpe-walentas-studio-program-announced/

The Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program has announced their 2017-2018 artists and we couldn’t be more thrilled. The seventeen selected applicants (out of over 1,300) include several names we’ve mentioned on the blog, along with frequent AFC collaborator Jaimie Warren. We’re excited they’ll be AFC’s neighbors at 20 Jay Street in DUMBO.

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Announcing the 2017 Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program Awardees

The Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017-2018 award of a yearlong rent-free studio space in DUMBO, Brooklyn. 17 visual artists were selected from over 1,300 applicants: Laura Bernstein, Anna Betbeze, Todd Bienvenu, Derek Fordjour, Angela Fraleigh, Hong Seon Jang, Osamu Kobayashi, Doron Langberg, Sharon Louden, Bridget Mullen, Narcissister, Jose Rodriguez, Brie Ruais, Martha Tuttle, Brandi Twilley, Penelope Umbrico, and Jaimie Warren. The residency period will last from September 2017 through August 2018, with an open studios weekend to be scheduled for spring 2018.

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11 Must-See Art Shows Opening This Week

http://www.papermag.com/11-must-see-art-shows-opening-this-week-2401678426.html

DUMBO Open Studios is this weekend, May 13 & 14, 1 to 6 p.m. daily. Participating artists include Sharon Butler, Jordan Casteel, Peter Drake, Tom Fruin, Jerry Kearns and many more. The complete rundown (+ map) is HERE. For the first time, they’ve also aligned with open studios at Smack Mellon, Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program and Triangle Arts Association.

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Hey NYC, here are 9 artist opportunities (with deadlines) you should know about

https://brokelyn.com/make-art-not-trump-in-2017/

Artist studio space is hard enough to come by these days without having to worry about how you’re going to afford it. FTFY: The Sharpe Walentas Studio program awards rent-free “non-living” studio space to visual artists, so you can get back to worrying about a blank canvas instead of an empty bank account. 17 artists are awarded the free space, pictured above, for one year. 24/7 access, freight and passenger elevators, communal kitchen spaces, slop sinks, restroom and lounge with wi-fi.

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