Alika Cooper , Wet Suit IV and Wet Suit V, Bronze, 2017, exhibited at Situations gallery, ny, ny, 18”x 8”x 8” each
ALIKA COOPER (b. 1979, Guam) lives and works in Los Angeles. She received both her MFA and BFA from California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA. Solo and twoperson exhibitions include Madeline Cake SITUATIONS, New York; Wet Suits Good Weather Gallery, Little Rock; Have A Sex fort gondo, Saint Louis; The Disguised Edge MULHERIN, Toronto; UPBRAID Night Gallery, Los Angeles; and GLASS Eleanor Harwood Gallery, San Francisco. She was the recipient of the Rema Hort Mann Foundation grant, the MagicTrillium Press Yesland Prize, and the Jack and Gertrude Murphy Fellowship. She has participated in The Viewing Program at The Drawing Center, New York; MOTION PICTURE at The Saint Louis Art Museum; and was Artist in Residence at Galleria Studio Legale in Marzano Appio, Italy.
"Noa" Mixed Media with Sound 2018
Tamar Ettun is a Brooklyn based sculptor and performance artist, who is the founder of The Moving Company. Ettun received her MFA from Yale University in 2010 where she was awarded the Alice English Kimball Fellowship. She studied at Cooper Union in 2007, while earning her BFA from Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem. Ettun has had exhibitions and performances at The Watermill Center, e-flux, Madison Square Park, Indianapolis Museum of Art, The Jewish Museum, Uppsala Art Museum in Sweden, Fridman Gallery, Braverman Gallery, PERFORMA 09, 11 and 13. The artist has been honored by organizations including The Pollock Krasner Foundation, Franklin Furnace, Macdowell Fellowship, RECESS, The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Art Production Fund and Socrates Sculpture Park. She is currently preparing for a solo exhibition at the Barrick Museum of Art in Las Vagas, which will open in 2018.
Linda Rui Feng a writer and a scholar, a practitioner and researcher of imaginative storytelling. As a fiction writer, she has been awarded a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, a Toronto Arts Council Grant, and residency at Willapa Bay AiR. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming from Green Mountains Review, Kenyon Review Online, Nimrod, The Saint Ann’s Review, Santa Monica Review, and Salamander. As a cultural historian, she is drawn to forms of writing with a strong sense of place in premodern Chinese literature. She is the author of City of Marvel and Transformation: Chang’an and Narratives of Experience in Tang Dynasty China (2015); these days her research explores how writers in the past used cultural technologies to represent and circulate spatial knowledge. Born in Shanghai and based in Toronto, she is currently finishing a novel about music, migration, and Mao.
Tracey Goodman_Shadow is the blue patch where the light doesn't hit (Annie Dillard) mixed media 2016 4000sq ft_Governors Island
Tracey Goodman was born in Warren, Ohio. She lives in Harlem and works in Bronx. She received her MFA from NYU and her BS from RIT. She has participated in numerous residencies including Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, LMCC Workspace, MacDowell Colony and the AIM program. She received a NYFA Grant in 2013. She has also solo exhibitions at LMCC’s space on Governor’s Island, Smack Mellon in Brooklyn, Regina Rex, and Locust Projects in Miami. She has been included in the numerous group exhibitions including: “Interrogations, Interventions and Modifications” at Albright College and “Invisible Ink”, CTSQ LIC.
BF Hall is a sculptor originally from Salem, Massachusetts. Classically trained at Lyme Academy and further at Pratt Institute, Hall’s work ranges from objects to paintings, curation and environments. In 2011, he founded Terminal Projects, a project space dedicated to emerging artists in Brooklyn, NY. This led to the creation of Cedilla, a Fluxus inspired experiential retail environment. He currently lives and works in Los Angeles, where he works primarily in stone and runs a cafe out of his studio.
Chef Sung is a New Yorker from Seoul, South Korea, that cooks globally influenced comfort food. She has been re-inventing classic dishes inspired by the city, and her travels. As a self-claimed “retired visual artist”, she fell into painting, but cooking chose her. She thinks cooking is the only form of craft that satisfies all of our senses, providing physical and emotional experience. Graduate of The French Culinary Institute (now International Culinary Center), she’s spent years training at some of the most acclaimed restaurant kitchens in NYC, including Michelin starred Gilt, and The Spotted Pig, Danny Meyer’s trattoria Maialino, and a RAW authority Pure Food and Wine. Her philosophy on cooking reflects these trainings. Since 2012, Chef Sung and her team have been building Food by Sung LLC, a chef driven private dining and catering company, focusing on hospitality, professionalism, and craftsmanship. Enjoyed by thousands, some of the happy clients and guests include Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick, General Colin Powell, George Stephanopoulos, Wes Anderson, and Bill Murray.
Mitchell Queens Fo rA Year Play 2016 HartfordStage
Pictured: Vanessa Butler as Molly in Queens For a Year copyright Hartford Stage Company.