The third of five Fellowship Seasons began June 6th, 2014. Fellowship recipients Greg Koehler, Sara Magenheimer, and Gabriela Salazar will be living and working on Fishers Island until the end of August. When you see them around, please say "Hi!"
Greg Koehler is a writer, ethicist, and agricultural support worker from Austin, Texas, where he studied law and poetry at the University of Texas. His poems and stories have appeared in jubilat, Ninth Letter, -ANTI, the Austin Chronicle, and many other publications and sites. He has received fellowships from the Michener Center for Writers and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts.Read Greg's Poetry on -Anti
Sara Magenheimer is a Brooklyn based artist. Recent exhibitions and screenings include Chapter NY, Andrew Edlin, The Kitchen, The Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York; Cleopatra's, Soloway, Brooklyn; The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland; MOMA, Portland OR; Brooklyn Academy of Music; SiteWork, NC; and Meet Factory, Prague, Czech Republic. As a musician she has toured both nationally and internationally as a member of the bands WOOM and Flying, releasing 5 records. Since 2012, as a performer and collaborator, she has performed at Cage Gallery, Recess, MOMA P.S.1, Issue Project Room, Canada Gallery, and the Performa 13 Biennial. Her collaborative project, Bloopers received a Triple Canopy commission and she is currently working on a commission from EMPAC, at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She was named one of Blouin Art Info and Modern Painters Top 25 Artists to Watch in 2014.
Gabriela Salazar received an MFA in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Design, and a BA from Yale University. Her work uses the built environment as a framework for site-dependent installations and sculpture, engaging with the relational and associative possibilities of site and material. Recent solo projects include "For Closure (Outdoors, the Bronx)," a monumental public art piece with the Bronx River Art Center/DOT (NYC); and "Site Set," at the Luchsinger Gallery, CT. Her work has also been included in group shows across the country, most recently "La Bienal 2013: Here is Where We Jump" at El Museo del Barrio, NY; and "Building Materials" at Real Art Ways, CT. Gabriela has been in residence at Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, and the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture; and her work has received mention in The New York Times, The New Yorker, and Art in America, among others. She lives, works, and was born in NYC.
Information regarding the timing and location of the events will be posted as the event date nears. We hope you'll join us!
Meet-and-Greet at The Library 6PM
In Advance of a Storm Opening
Open Studios @ the Ferry Annex