When: Mon Jun 18th
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Where: Fine Arts Work Center, 24 Pearl Street, Provincetown
FAWC SUMMER PROGRAM SERIES: Monday, June 18-Wednesday, June 20th
All events begin at 6:30pm, are free and open to the public. The series is held in the Stanley Kunitz Common Room at the Fine Arts Work Center, 24 Pearl Street in Provincetown. There is a suggested donation of $5.
For more information about these and other programs visit www.fawc.org or call 508-487-9960.
Monday, June 18: reading by Kimiko Hahn; artist talk by Joel Janowitz
Kimiko Hahn is the author of eight collections of poetry—most recently, Toxic Flora (Norton, 2010), poems triggered by science. She is a distinguished professor in the MFA Program in Creative Writing and Literary Translation at Queens College, The City University of New York. Hahn is devoted to exploring new workshop strategies so that a student’s experience is stimulating and her/his work is vivid as opposed to homogeneous.
joel Janowitz has exhibited widely with over 30 solo shows. His work has been collected by numerous museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and Harvard University’s Fogg Museum. Awards and honors include an Artist Fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts, and two artist grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. Janowitz has taught painting and drawing at Wellesley College, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and the Massachusetts College of Art at the Fine Arts Work Center Low-Residency MFA program.
Tuesday, June 19: reading by Richard McCann; artist talk by Nona Hershey
Richard McCann is the author of Mother of Sorrows (Vintage, 2006), winner of the 2005 Zacharis Award and named by Amazon as one of the Top 50 Books of 2005. His work has appeared in many magazines and anthologies, including The O. Henry Prize Stories 2007, The Penguin Book of Gay Short Stories, and Best American Essays 2000. Awards include fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the NEA, the FAWC, and the Fulbright and Rockefeller foundations. He currently teaches at American University, and serves on the Board of Directors of the PEN Faulkner Foundation and is Member of the Corporation of Yaddo.
Nona Hershey’s work is included in public collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Library of Congress, Fogg Museum, Yale University Art Gallery, Minnesota Museum of Art, Crakow National Museum, and the Calcografia Nazionale in Rome. Numerous solo exhibitions include those at Mary Ryan Gallery, New York; Dolan/Maxwell Gallery, Philadelphia; Galleria Il Ponte, Rome, Italy; Miller Block Gallery and Soprafina Gallery, Boston; and Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown. She has had residency grants at the Asillah Forum Foundation, Morocco; Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ireland; Ucross Foundation, WY; Virginia Center for the
Creative Arts; Vermont Studio Center; and twice at the MacDowell Colony. Since 1993, she has been Professor of Printmaking at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston. She was a recipient of a Massachusetts Cultural Grant in 2004 and a Somerville Arts Council Grant in 2008.
Wedensday, June 20: reading by Elizabeth Bradfield; artist talk by Mark Adams
Elizabeth Bradfield is the author of two poetry collections, Approaching Ice and Interpretive Work. Her poems have been published in The Atlantic Monthly, Poetry, The Believer, Orion and in numerous anthologies. A believer in public art and the power of literature and art in conversation, she is editor-in-chief of Broadsided Press (broadsidedpress.org), which publishes monthly original collaborations. She works as a naturalist in Alaska, the Arctic, the Antarctic and locally on Cape Cod, where she lives. More at www.ebradfield.com
Mark Adams studied drawing, scientific illustration, ecology, and landscape architecture at the University of California, Berkeley and California College of the Arts. He has worked as a cartographer with the National Park Service on Cape Cod since 1992. A painter and videographer, he shows his work at the Schoolhouse Gallery in Provincetown and elsewhere in New England, and teaches at the Provincetown Art Association & Museum School at Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill and for the Provincetown High School Academy Mentor Program.
The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Inc. is a Massachusetts charitable corporation, exempt from taxation under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. In addition to a modest endowment and revenue-producing, mission-related programs, its $1 million annual budget is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, Massachusetts Cultural Council, Ohio State Arts Council and the Town of Provincetown. Numerous private foundations and individuals also support the Work Center. To learn more about the Fine Arts Work Center, please visit FAWC.org.
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