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.
The Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program is pleased to announce the awardees of the 2016-2017 cycle of studio space grants. 17 visual artists were selected from over 1,200 applicants by an initial review panel with five past Studio Program artists: Diana Cooper, David Opdyke, Erika Ranee, Daniel Rich, and Randy Wray; and a final panel of jurors including: Tara Donovan, Keltie Ferris, Dread Scott, Joel Shapiro, and Alexi Worth. The residency period will last from September 2016 to August 2017, with an open studios weekend, to be scheduled for spring 2017.