Check out the nice review written by John Yau for Hyperallergic on ”Wayne Thiebaud, Draftsman,” an exhibition currently on view at The Morgan Library and Museum (May 18-September 23, 2018). This is the first time an institution has examined Thiebaud’s works on paper throughout his entire career.
Shiva Ahmadi has been awarded the Civitella Raineri Art Residency in Italy. This residency, which runs from June 14 to July 23, 2018, has hosted over 800 Fellows and Director’s Guests at its 15th century castle in Umbria since its founding in 1995.
Fellows receive a six-week stay of self directed studio work and time. Each period brings together 12-14 accomplished international artists, writers and composers at emerging and established moments in their careers.
“Notebooks of a Body,” UC Davis first year master of fine arts students exhibition, will be held at the Verge Center for the Arts, 625 S St, Sacramento, June 1 – Aug. 12.
Work by first year MFA artists, Bailey Anderson, Julian Childs-Walker, Adam Cochran, Rachel Deane, Sarah Frieberg, Brooklynn Johnson and Nathan Smith, make up “Notebooks of a Body.” The artists work in many and across mediums including painting, sculpture, photography, installation, video and performance.