Visiting Artists

Cristina Córdova

June 15, 2014 – June 21, 2014


Cristina Cordova received her BA from the University of Puerto Rico in Mayaguez and an MFA in Ceramics from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University.Upon graduation in 2002 she entered a three year artists residency at Penland School of Crafts where she later served as Trustee from 2006 to 2010. Cristina has received an American Crafts Council Emerging Artist Grant, a North Carolina Arts Council Fellowship, a Virginia Groot Foundation Recognition Grant and several International Association of Art Critics Awards. She has taught at Penland School of Crafts (NC), Haystack Mountain School of Crafts (ME), Santa Fe Clay(NM), Mudfire (GA) ,Odyssey Center (NC) , Anderson Ranch Arts Center (CO) and Penland School of Crafts (NC). In 2010 she founded TravelArte an educational platform that seeks to offer learning experiences within a given art/ craft medium while immersing students in the creative culture of the course's geographical setting. Her work is part of the permanent collections of the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Museum of American Art (DC), the Fuller Craft Museum,(MA),the Mobile Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Puerto Rico, the Museum of Art of Puerto Rico, the Mint Museum of Craft and Design (NC) and the Joseph -Schein Museum in NY. She currently lives and works in Penland, NC.

Gabe Fowler

August 10, 2014 – August 16, 2014


Gabe Fowler runs the store and imprint Desert Island in Brooklyn NY, publishes and edits the free quarterly anthology of comics and illustration Smoke Signal, and is the founder of both the Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival and Comic Arts Brooklyn - fun, free events celebrating comics and cartoon art for an international community.

Evans Franklin

July 20, 2014 – July 26, 2014

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Franklin Evans process-oriented installation practice uses painting, photography, collage, sculpture and sound to explore ideas of self and authorship. Franklin Evans’ work has been included in numerous solo and group exhibitions at, among others: MoMA PS1; deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum; El Museo del Barrio; DiverseWorks; RISD Museum; Weatherspoon Art Museum; Futura (Prague); and The Drawing Center. Timepaths, a major solo survey exhibition at the Nevada Museum of Art is on view from October 5, 2013 – April 20, 2014. Evans is represented by Ameringer McEnery Yohe (New York) and Federico Luger (Milan, Italy).

David Getsy

June 08, 2014 – June 14, 2014

David Getsy is the Goldabelle McComb Finn Distinguished Professor of Art History at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His research focuses on the status of the human figure in modern and contemporary art, with an emphasis on histories of sculpture and performance. Further interests include new media, sexuality and gender studies, and performance studies. He is completing his sixth book — on the issue of gender assignments and abstraction — as well as co-editing a volume on transgender cultural production. He is currently Chair of the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at SAIC and Chair of the Editorial Board of The Art Bulletin.

Maya Hayuk

July 27, 2014 – August 02, 2014

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Maya Hayuk was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1969. She earned a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design and has studied at the University of Odessa, Ukraine and at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine. Hayuk’s work has been the subject of one-person exhibitions and commissions at venues including The Hammer Museum, LA (2013), The Museum Of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto (2013) and the Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht, The Netherlands (2012). She has created posters, stage sets, photographs, album covers and videos for prominent musicians, such as the Beastie Boys, Flaming Lips, Akron Family and TV On the Radio. More information can be found on Hayuk's website. Hayuk lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Danny Orendorff

June 22, 2014 – June 28, 2014

Danny Orendorff is a curator, writer, researcher, and activist focusing his work on issues of non-normativity, affect, craft-oriented production, and myriad cultural expressions of queer, feminist, anti-racist, and anti-capitalist politics historically and currently. He was most recently Curator in Residence for The Charlotte Street Foundation in Kansas City, MO, and has curated large group exhibitions for Columbia College (Chicago, IL); Carthage College (Kenosha, WI); SFCamerawork Gallery (San Francisco, CA); and MU Gallery (Eindhoven, The Netherlands). Orendorff has composed criticism and exhibition essays for the Chicago Cultural Center, threewalls gallery, Art in America Online, Bad at Sports, and NewCity Chicago, as well as published catalogs for each of his own exhibitions. He has taught courses and delivered lectures at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Kansas City Art Institute, University of Missouri - Kansas City, Kansas University, and James Madison University. Formerly the Assistant Director of The Renegade Craft Fairs occurring nationwide, Orendorff's most recent research into issues of apprenticeship is supported by a Craft Research Fund grant from the The Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design, Inc.

Jenny Perlin

August 03, 2014 – August 09, 2014

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Perlin’s practice in 16mm film, video, and drawing works with and against the documentary tradition, incorporating innovative stylistic techniques to emphasize issues of truth, misunderstanding, and personal history. Each aspect of her work looks closely at the ways in which social machinations are reflected in the smallest elements of daily life. Perlin’s projects engage with fragments, detritus, speculation, failures and afterthoughts. Perlin received her BA from Brown University in Literature and Society, her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Film, and completed postgraduate studies at the Whitney Independent Study Program, New York. Perlin’s work is in public collections including MoMA, Seattle Art Museum, the Five Colleges, MA, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and numerous private collections. She is represented by Simon Preston Gallery, New York and Galerie M+R Fricke, Berlin. She teaches at the University of Pennsylvania and The New School, New York.

Jacolby Satterwhite

June 01, 2014 – June 07, 2014


Jacolby Satterwhite earned a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Arts (2008), an MFA from the University of Pennsylvania (2010), and attended the Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture (2009). He has been a resident at the Fine Arts Work Center (2011-13), Headlands Center for Arts (2012), Center for Photography, Woodstock (2011), Harvestworks (2010-11), and awards and honors include Electronic Television Center Finishing Funds Grant (2011), Van Lier Grant, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Studio LLC program (2011), Queer Arts Mentorship Fellowship (2011), and the Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship (2010). His work has been included in exhibitions The House of Patricia Satterwhite, Mallorca Landings, Mallorca (2013); The Matriarch’s Rhapsody, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York (2013);Black Eye, New York (2013); Aboveground Animation, MOCATV, Los Angeles (2013); Approximately Infinite Universe, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (2013); AIM Biennial, Bronx Museum, (2013); Trans Technology, Rutgers University, Newark (2013); Fore, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (2012-13); Radical Presence, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (2012-13). Satterwhite lives and works in New York, New York.

Arlene Shechet

July 06, 2014 – July 12, 2014

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Arlene Shechet has exhibited her work extensively, most recently in a solo exhibition at Sikkema Jenkins & Co, NYC, (October 2013) and another at the Weatherspoon Art Museum, NC (2013), traveling from the VCUarts Anderson Gallery in Richmond, VA, where it debuted (2012). In January 2014 the RISD museum will open “Arlene Shechet: Meissen Recast,” focusing on the 2012/13 sculptures she made at the Meissen Porcelain Manufactory in Germany. At the same time, Shechet will do a reinstallation of the museum’s Porcelain Gallery. She is the recipient of numerous awards including a John S. Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, a Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant, and an American Arts and Letters Award for Art. She was the subject of a 2012 cover story in Art in America. Her work is included in important public collections including the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA, and the Walker Art Center. She lives and works in New York City and upstate New York.

Lisa Stone

June 29, 2014 – July 05, 2014

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Lisa Stone is curator of the Roger Brown Study Collection and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism, both at SAIC. She focuses on the preservation and interpretation of artist’s environments and collections and the relationship of objects to creative practice. Her research, teaching, and writing concerns artists who work independently from the artistic mainstream, particularly environment builders, whose work is often home/garden-based, ignoring or dissolving boundaries between home and studio, life and art. She works on a garden/ruin in Spring Lake, Wisconsin and with Don Howlett operates Preservation Services, Inc.

Martha Wilson

July 13, 2014 – July 19, 2014


Martha Wilson (b. 1947) is a pioneering feminist artist and gallery director, who over the past four decades created innovative photographic and video works that explore her female subjectivity through role-playing, costume transformations, and “invasions” of other people’s personae. Esteemed for both her solo artistic production and her maverick efforts to champion creative forms that are “vulnerable due to institutional neglect, their ephemeral nature, or politically unpopular content,” she has been described by New York Times critic Holland Cotter as one of “the half-dozen most important people for art in downtown Manhattan in the 1970s.” In 1976 she founded Franklin Furnace, an artist-run space that champions the exploration, promotion and preservation of artist books, temporary installation, performance art, as well as online works. These contemporary avant-garde art forms challenge institutional norms, question the role of the artist in society, and flex expectations about what constitutes acceptable art mediums. She has received fellowships for performance art from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Foundation for the Arts; Bessie and Obie awards for commitment to artists’ freedom of expression; a Yoko Ono Lennon Courage Award for the Arts; a Richard Massey Foundation-White Box Arts and Humanities Award; and in 2013 received an Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University.

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