Judy Gelles received the CFEVA’s Alumni Travel Grant which she used to spend a week in Yakima, WA to continue working on her Fourth Grade Project. She focused this time at Harrah Elementary School which has a large Native American population from the Yakama Indian reservation. An exhibition of this work will be on display at CFEVA in Philadelphia, PA from June 5 – July 28, 2017.
For his exhibition Obstructed View at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Derrick Velasquez, created two site-specific installations and a series of photographs that use the museum’s architecture and the broader politics of design and urban development. The exhibition will be on view from May 26 – August 20, 2017.
Ted Larsen’s exhibition Lined Out is on view at The Old Jail Art Center in Albany, TX from March 4 – May 13, 2017. For his Cell Series installation, Larsen works with challenging and complex former jail cell spaces by utilizing basic linear elements, and “to deploy Lined Out in a manner that both disregards and is informed by these specific qualities within the architecture.”
Over seventy-five top galleries from around the world will present paper-based art that explores, expands, and re-imagines the boundaries of what a work on paper can be alongside an innovative program of installations and special projects that will activate the fair’s public spaces.
Judy Gelles is included in the exhibition Global Perspectives: CENTER’s International Photographic Award Winners. This exhibit of the 2016 Award Winners explores personal and cultural themes in photographs that incorporate tableaux, vernacular snapshots and minimalist collage. Her work will be on display until April 7, 2017 at CENTER, located in Santa Fe, NM.