Derrick Velasquez | MASS MoCA


DERRICK VELASQUEZ was selected for the MASS MoCA Assets for Artists Residency 2019. Assets for Artists at MASS MoCA has developed programs to help artists in all disciplines achieve economic stability and have the means to pursue a lifetime of creative work by strengthening their financial and business capacity.

Derrick Velasquez | MacDowell Colony Fellowship

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DERRICK VELASQUEZ has been awarded the MacDowell Colony Fellowship 2019. The MacDowell Colony is a leading contemporary arts organization located in Peterborough, NH. Since 1907, their mission has been to nurture the arts by offering creative individuals of the highest talent an inspiring environment in which they can produce enduring works of the imagination.

Christine Pfister | Barnes Foundation

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ART IN CONTEXT | The Contemporary Art Market
October 11 - November 1, 2018
Christine Pfister
, owner of Philadelphia’s Pentimenti Gallery, will offer a behind-the-scenes look at the life of someone deeply ensconced in the business; Barnes executive director, Thom Collins, will describe how museums go about acquiring contemporary art; and Barnes deputy director, Martha Lucy, will discuss the historical development of art as commodity. The course includes visits to Pentimenti Gallery and to the private home of a collector.

Ted Larsen | Lannan Foundation


The Lannan Foundation has acquired multiple works by TED LARSEN. As new pieces enter the Lannan Foundation’s holdings, each is earmarked as a promised gift to a museum in the U.S.

Judy Gelles | Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

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JUDY GELLES | Infinite Spaces: Rediscovering PAFA's Permanent Collection
June 30 - September 9, 2018
This exhibition showcases new acquisitions and rarely seen artworks from the permanent collection addressing the idea of space, from the fantastical to urban.

Kiki Gaffney | Virginia Center for the Creative Arts


KIKI GAFFNEY was selected for a residency at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Each year, VCCA hosts over 500 artists at Mt. San Angelo in central Virginia and at the Moulin à Nef in France. The artists who come to VCCA are professionals, selected by a peer review jury on the basis of the important or innovative work they are doing in their respective fields.

Andrea Wolfensberger | WORPSWEDE MUSEUM

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ANDREA WOLFENSBERGER | Kaleidoscope Worpswede Seeing [differently]
June 24 - November 4, 2018
For this exhibiton, the Große Kunstschau becomes a place of new art viewing with 13 highly concentrated rooms of selected Worpswedian masterpieces juxtaposed with current works.

Ted Larsen | Chautauqua Institution


June 24 - July 22, 2018
The work of Ted Larsen is included in this intimate yet boldly colorful group exhibition celebrating the colors of the rainbow.

Simeen Farhat | Sharjah Art Museum

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SIMEEN FARHAT | Sharjah Calligraphy Biennial 2018
April 2 - June 2, 2018
Simeen Farhat is presenting the installation, "Blood Shot is Blood Loved" as part of the Sharjah Calligraphy Biennial 2018.
The Biennial invites renowned calligraphers and practitioners from around the world to showcase their art and projects to help in enhancing the development of Arabic Calligraphy Art.

Kevin Finklea | Mikhail Bulgakov Musuem


KEVIN FINKLEA | icons \ nonobject
March 22 - April 22, 2018
KNO projects presents this group exhibition featuring the works of 6 international non-objective artists.

Derrick Velasquez | MCA Denver

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DERRICK VELASQUEZ | Octopus Initiative
March 15, 2018
The Octopus Initiative is a free civic lending art library that will put art in the hands of many, and give any Denver Metro person a chance to live with a piece of artwork for ten months. The museum commissioned 6 artists to each create 25 unique pieces of two-dimensional works for this initiative.

Steven Baris | Boeckercontemporary

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March 2 - April 6, 2018
ABSOLUTE is an international exhibition of 12 non-objective artists working in a reductive vein that values subtleties. It is painting behaving on the edge of sculpture.

Hadieh Shafie | Katonah Museum of Art

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HADIEH SHAFIE | Long, Winding Journeys: Contemporary Art and the Islamic Tradition
February 25 - June 17, 2018
This group exhibition presents a focused look at artists of Middle Eastern and South Asian descent whose work engages the diverse forms of Islamic visual tradition to explore religion, culture and socio-political issues today. Hadieh Shafie’s practice inverts the traditional relationship of text to image predominant in Islamic illuminated manuscript tradition. In Shafie’s work, text becomes subservient to image, hidden and coded within the most basic form of a book—the scroll.

Hadieh Shafie | The Columbus Museum

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HADIEH SHAFIE | Holograph: Women on Paper
February 24 - June 24, 2018
In celebration of Women’s History Month (March), The Columbus Museum has assembled some of its best works of art by female makers.