Smack Mellon Open Studios
Artists’ Reception, Saturday, September 26, 5-8pm
Saturday, September 26, 12-8pm
Sunday, September 27, 12-6pm
92 Plymouth Street @ Washington Street, Dumbo, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Nadia Awad, Zachary Fabri, Donna Huanca,
Nyeema Morgan, Lori Nix, Chat Travieso
Work Exchange Artist: Tyler Henry
Also on view in the gallery through November 8: Two Solo Exhibitions
Karin Guisti: Honorem: Three Seasons at Black Forest Farm and Michael Kukla: Jeskyne
Smack Mellon is pleased to offer the unique chance to enter the private studios of our 2015-2016 fellowship artists. The artists will have their latest work-in-progress on view, and visitors will have the opportunity to meet the artists in their studios all weekend.
The panelists that selected the 2015-2016 Smack Mellon Studio Artists were: Gary Carrion-Murayari, Kraus Family Curator, New Museum; Lisa Dent, Director of Resources & Award Programs, Creative Capital; Stamatina Gregory, independent curator and critic and Associate Dean of the School of Art at The Cooper Union.
Preliminary panelists were: Esteban del Valle, Molly Dilworth, Oasa DuVerney, Lauren Was of Ghost of a Dream, Dread Scott, and Suzanne Song, all former Smack Mellon Studio Artists.
More information about our current Studio Artists, visit: www.smackmellon.org. Directions to Smack Mellon: F to York Street, A/C to High Street.
The Smack Mellon Artist Studio Program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council, New York City Council Member Stephen Levin, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, the National Endowment for the Arts, and with generous support from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Lambent Foundation, The Edward and Sally Van Lier Fund of The New York Community Trust, Jerome Foundation, Richard J. Massey Foundation for the Arts & Sciences, Gilbert Mackay Foundation, The Robert Lehman Foundation, The Greenwich Collection Ltd, Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation Inc., Select Equity Group Foundation, and Smack Mellon’s Members. Van Lier fellowships were awarded to Nadia Awad, Donna Huanca, and Chat Travieso.
Smack Mellon programs are also made possible with generous support from The Roy and Niuta Titus Foundation, Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc., The O’Grady Foundation, and Exploring The Arts.
Space for Smack Mellon’s programs is generously provided by the Walentas family and Two Trees Management.