We are thrilled to share ongoing news about the many wonderful achievements of our CVA School of Art Alumni! Are you an alumn as well? Follow the link below to share your news with us too!
September 15 – October 15 2023: Felicity Machado is included in the 2023 Momentum Intersection Exhibition at the Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion. Each year up to three artists are invited to reimagine the potential of Pilkington float glass through exhibition.
Janna Avner, Dobkin Artist Fellow, School for Advanced Research in 2023, will explore the integration of painting and light sources through dichroic films, beadwork and light. Artist Talk and Studio Tour: May, 18 2023 at the School for Advanced Research, New Mexico.
Jessica Valoris is hosting an in-person and virtual artist talk for her most recent exhibition Passage/way/s which centers the liberatory practices of enslaved ancestors through mixed media installation. Feb 23 @6pm: in-person interactive tour + artist talk, Feb 28 @6pm: virtual walk through + artist talk.
Elizabeth Gonzalez has co-authored BIPOC Alliances: Building Communities and Curricula. Book Release Presentations include: Curriculum and Pedagogy Conference on Oct.20, Bipoc Alliances Presentation San Benito Cultural Center on Dec. 10, and TAEA Conference McAllen, TX on Nov. 10, 2022.
September 15 to October 22, 2022: Rachel Rickert is presenting a solo exhibition of her new work in “Close Range” at Alice Gauvin Gallery, Portland, ME.
Lehna Huie (@lehnahuie) is featured in MFA Annual issue #153 of New American Paintings, juried by Lauren Haynes, Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC.
Lehna Huie (@lehnahuie) is awarded Artist Changemaker, Cohort 2. The Artist Changemaker Program at Global Fund for Women supports artists who are making the gender justice revolution irresistible by using their art as a tool for new visions of the world.
December 5, 2021: The Aftab Committee, an organization in Washington, D.C. that supports Iranian-American artists, invited Ava Makenali to share her space and artist journey as an international person through this video.
November 12, 2021 – December 12, 2021: Constance McBride Solo exhibition “The Lonely Girls” at Tubbs Gallery, Rehoboth Beach, DE. “Making Sense of Alzheimer’s”, a platform within UPenn Med is a sponsor.
July 9, 2021 – January 23, 2022: Claire Stankus Solo painting exhibition titled, Something Similar, at the Amuse Restaurant at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art; also a 2020 VMFA Emergency Relief Fellowship Recipient.
March 5–28, 2021: 2020 Alumni Leslie Fandrich featured in No Whole Without the Part, opening March 5 at Womenswork.art in Poughkeepsie, NY, with a virtual artist talk on March 13th at 2pm. Details and registration for the artist talk here.
December 7–February 21: Leslie Fandrich, a 2020 resident, is one of six artists holding concurrent solo shows at The Ely Center of Contemporary Art in New Haven, CT.
2020 resident Jason Elizondo made Co-Director of virtual art space Please Don’t Come to This Show.
May Maylisa Cat: 2020 Franklin Furnace Fund Grant Recipient
October 7–28: 2020 resident Padyn Humble to participate in group show “Reality Flex” at Paradice Palase in Brooklyn, NY.
October 18: 2020 resident Amy Cousins to participate in panel “Queer Ephemera Et Cetera: Encounters in the Archive” for the Mid-America Print Council 2020 virtual Symposium. Kent State University, Kent, OH.
October 23: 2020 alumnus Jonathan Adams invited to present a virtual Artist Lecture at the University of Tennessee – Chattanooga.
October 30–December 4: 2019 alumni Shannon Stovall and Michelle Girardello, and 2020 alumni Jason Elizondo, will be exhibiting work in “Works from Home” at ARTpartment NYC in Brooklyn, NY, co-curated by 2019 alumnus Zac Thompson.