The Ligthouse Works is pleased to welcome it's 2015 Fall I fellowship class. Poet Geri Doran, and visual artists Daniel Long and Rebecca Watson Horn will be in residence on Fishers Island from September 1st until October 13th.
Geri Doran is the author of Sanderlings (Tupelo Press, 2011) and Resin (LSU Press, 2005), which won the Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets. She’s received a Stegner Fellowship, the Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship—which allowed for travel in Portugal, Ireland, Hungary and Croatia—as well as fellowships, scholarships and residencies from the James Merrill House, Oregon Arts Commission, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Sewanee Writers’ Conference, Millay Colony for the Arts, and Vermont Studio Center.
Geri teaches poetry writing at the University of Oregon and lives in Eugene. She will be working on a new manuscript of poems while in residence at The Lighthouse Works.
Daniel Long received his MFA from the Visual Studies Program at Pacific Northwest College of Art in 2013. His work has been exhibited at the Portland Museum of Modern Art, Portland, OR; ALL RISE, Seattle, WA; Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Portland, OR; Power House Memphis, Memphis, TN; and The Outside Museum curated by PMOMA and Thousand Points of Light in Joshua Tree, CA. His solo show A Peanut in a Suit Is a Peanut Nonetheless opens August 5, 2015 at NATIONALE in Portland, OR. Born in Memphis, TN, Long currently lives and works in Portland, OR.
Rebecca Watson Horn was born in Boston in 1981 and received her BFA from Cooper Union and her MFA from Rutgers University. She has exhibited at David Lewis Gallery, NY, Cleopatra’s, Brooklyn, Soloway, Brooklyn, Spazio Morris, Milan, Exit Art, NY, Virginia Commonwealth University’s FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA, Rutgers University, NJ, Ursa Major Arts, Great Barrington, MA and Hotel Pupik in Austria. She lives in Brooklyn.
Information regarding the timing and location of the events will be posted as the event date nears. We hope you'll join us!
and Coffee Talk
Saturday, September 5th, 10AM
@ A Public Space
Visiting Artist Talk
@ the Ferry Annex
Open Studios and Reading
October 10th, 5 to 7PM
@ the Ferry Annex