FALL II FELLOWSHIPS 2014

The final of five Fellowship Seasons at Lighthouse Works began November 7, 2014. Fellowship recipients Michael Agresta, Natalie Beall and Jamie Felton will be living and working on Fishers Island until the end of December. When you see them around, please say "Hi!"

MEET MICHAEL AGRESTA

Michael Agresta has published fiction and non-fiction in The Atlantic, Slate, Wall Street Journal, Boston ReviewConjunctionsDIAGRAM, Salt Hill Journal, Painted Bride QuarterlyCimarron Review, and others. He won the Calvino Prize for innovative short fiction from Louisville University.  His MFA is from the Michener Center for Writers in Austin, Texas. He's working on a novel about contemporary ecological disaster and a short story collection about dream homes.

For more information please visit www.michaelagrestal.com.

MEET NATALIE BEALL

Natalie Beall creates mixed-media sculptures that subtly suggest functional objects. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, she has lived in New York City since 2004. She received her MFA from Columbia University and her BFA from the University of Georgia. Recent exhibitions in New York include Interior Hangings at chashama (solo), Masculinisms at Garden Party Arts, and the LIC Block Party at Sculpture Center. In 2013 she published her first artist's book, Guest Room, which is available through retailers in New York, London, and Berlin.

For more information please visit www.nataliebeall.com.

 

MEET JAMIE FELTON

Jamie Felton b. 1986, lives and works in Philadelphia, PA. Felton received her BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University and completed her MFA at Tyler School of Art, Temple University, in painting. Her work has been exhibited at Nudashank Gallery in (Baltimore, MD), Interstate Projects, BRIC Rotunda Gallery in (Brooklyn, NY), Katzen Museum, American University in (Washington, DC), and Vox Populli in (Philadelphia, PA). She has participated in residencies at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2014) and Millay Colony for the Arts (2014). Felton has been a finalist for the Dedalus Foundation Grant (2012), and awarded the Deans Grant (2013).

 

Jamie's participation in the fellowship was made partially possible by an emergency grant from the Alliance of Artist Communities.

For more information please visit jamiefelton.tumblr.com.

 

EVENTS

Information regarding the timing and location of the events will be posted as the event date nears. We hope you'll join us!

Artist Talk
November 18th, 6pm
@ Hoffort House
1070 Montauk Avenue

Dinner to Follow

Open Studios
December 6th, 5 to 7pm
@ Ferry Annex

 

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