On April 6, 2017, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation approved the awarding of 173 Guggenheim Fellowships to a diverse group of scholars, artists, and scientists. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the successful candidates were chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applicants in the Foundation’s ninety-third competition.
Andrea Juan, Guggenheim Fellow in Video & Audio, 2005, is exhibiting her solo show, “SOLAR STORM” at Centro de Arte Faro Cabo Mayor in Santander, Spain. The exhibition will be on view through May 21.
Edge of Alchemy, a new film by Stacey Steers, Guggenheim Fellow in Film-Video, 2014, will be screening at the San Francisco International Film Festival.
The Museo de Arte Contemporáneo del Zulia (Maczul) is pleased to present Counterfeit Heroes, an exhibition of the work of Guggenheim Fellow Federico Solmi (Fellow in Video & Audio, 2009).
Anne Wilkes Tucker, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography (1983) was awarded the AIPAD Award (2017), “established to honor and recognize visionaries who have spent their lives at the forefront of the field of photography.”
Join Guggenheim Fellows Lydia Millet (Fiction, 2012) and Jenny Offill (Fiction, 2016) for a reading this Thursday, March 29, at 7 p.m.
Check out a great interview with Guggenheim Fellow (General Nonfiction, 2013) Bill Hayes. Hayes discusses his recently released memoir Insomniac City: New York, Oliver and Me (Bloomsbury, 2017). Hayes is interviewed by Mark Lynch on WICN.
Tropical Wildlife: Portraits of Miamians, 1991-1996, at HistoryMiami Museum, curated by photographer and column contributor Brenda Ann Kenneally, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 2014. Opening reception on Thursday Apr 6, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Gitterman Gallery will present the work of Debbie Fleming Caffery, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 2005, and Machiel Botman. The exhibition opens on Thursday, April 6, with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Image: Debbie Fleming Caffery, Roberto, 1994
David B. Smith Gallery is pleased to present Range, a solo exhibition of the work of Guggenheim Fellow Penelope Umbrico (Photography, 2011).
To mark the publication of A Grace Paley Reader: Stories, Essays, and Poetry (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), The Center for Fiction is thrilled to host a celebration of her life with Hilma Wolitzer, Joan Silber, Victoria Redel and A. M. Homes. This event is free and open to the public. Follow the link to RSVP. Grace Paley was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Fiction in 1961.
Thomas Erben Gallery is pleased to announce models stand close to the paintings, an exhibition of new paintings by Dona Nelson, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 1994.
Guggenheim Fellow, Andrea Juan, (Video & Audio 2005), is exhibiting a solo show, ANTARCTICA PROJECT photography and video through March 19, 2017
Matt Wolf’s film Teenage is included in a series of events curated by Jeremy Deller to support the XX’s run at Brixton Academy. The screening is Friday, March 10, at the Whirled Cinema in London. Matt Wolf was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Film in 2010.
Stacey Steers, Guggenheim Fellow in Film-Video, 2014, has an opening this month in Denver at Robischon Gallery. Follow the link for more information about this event.
View Amanda Petrusich’s column in The New Yorker. Ms. Petrusich was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in General Nonfiction in 2016.
Tracey Morgan Gallery is pleased to present Confessions for a Son, an exhibition of photographs by McNair Evans, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 2016. Confessions for a Son opens on March 9, with a reception for the artist from 6 to 8 pm.
The Center for Fiction is pleased to host a discussion about H. P. Lovecraft with Paul La Farge (The Night Ocean), Victor LaValle (The Devil in Silver), Ellen Datlow (Lovecraft’s Monsters), and W Scott Poole (In The Mountains of Madness: The Life and Extraordinary Afterlife of H.P. Lovecraft). Victor LaValle was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Fiction in 2010.