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Highlights From the Sharpe-Walentas Open Studios

http://blogs.artinfo.com/artintheair/2016/05/25/highlights-from-the-sharpe-walentas-open-studios/

Located in Dumbo, the studios are in a converted industrial space with tall windows opening out to cobblestone streets, old factory buildings, and the underbelly of the Brooklyn Bridge. There is a palpable history of art-making in the space, from the paint-covered windowpanes to the list of previous occupants posted outside every studio door. The program has hosted many notable names, including N. Dash, Josephine Halvorson, Dorothea Rockburne, Josiah McElheny, Sarah Sze, and Mira Schor, among others.

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Weekend Edition: 7 Things To Do in New York’s Art World Before May 23

http://observer.com/2016/05/weekend-edition-7-things-to-do-in-new-yorks-art-world-before-may-23/

The Sharpe-Walentas Program, which awards rent-free studio spaces to 17 artists for one year, is celebrating their 2015-16 selections with an open studio reception down in the tiny Brooklyn hamlet of Dumbo (a.k.a. Walentasville). There are some talented artists this year, including Yevgeniya Baras, Mike Cloud, Aliza Nisenbaum, Victoria Roth, and 13 others. If you go, bring your checkbook, because these artists will never be this cheap again (and because Dumbo is really expensive—a hot chocolate is like $9 there).

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11 Must-See Art Shows this Week

http://www.papermag.com/art-openings-new-york-city-1806063365.html

The Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program holds their annual open house this weekend, May 20 to 22, at 20 Jay Street, Suite 720, Brooklyn, with an opening reception on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. and then open Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. This is the 25th anniversary of the residency program, available to 17 artists chosen by a jury.

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Save the Date: Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program Spring Open Studios

The Artists of the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program are pleased to announce the program’s annual open studio event with a reception for the artists on Friday, May 20 from 6-9pm and continuing through the weekend, Saturday and Sunday, May 21-22 from 2-6pm each day.

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Calling all Sharpies 2002-2015! Contribute to Artists to Artists, Volume 2.

Since 1991, the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Space Program has offered studio space grants to outstanding American artists. Renamed the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program in 2014, we are thrilled to have welcomed the 25th anniversary class to the Studio Program this past fall. In celebration of this milestone, we are working on publishing a companion edition to Artists to Artists: A Decade of the Space Program. Volume 2 will include artists from 2002 – present.

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