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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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Announcing the 2016 Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program Awardees

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.

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Quick study: Residency News

http://www.twocoatsofpaint.com/2016/06/quick-study-14.html

Residency news: The 2016 residents selected for the Sharpe Walentas Studio Program include a lot of representational painters this year. Olive Ayhens, Samantha Bittman, Matt Bollinger, Sascha Braunig, Jordan Casteel, Caroline Chandler, Duron Jackson, Meredith James, Fabienne Lasserre, Karen Lederer, Dana Lok, Nat Meade, Clifford Owens, Sheila Pepe, Ruth Root, Alan Weiner, and Tuguldur Yondonjamts. The process: Seventeen visual artists were selected from over 1,200 applicants by an initial review with five past studio artists: Diana Cooper, David Opdyke, Erika Ranee, Daniel Rich, and Randy Wray; the final selection jury included Tara Donovan, Keltie Ferris, Dread Scott, Joel Shapiro, and Alexi Worth.

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