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— Public Program

DUMBO Open Studios 2019

Join us for DUMBO Open Studios with our current artists. We invite the public to interact with our artists in their studios. Each year, Smack Mellon’s Studio Program provides six artists with a private studio, a fellowship, access to a fabrication shop and media lab, and studio visits with curators, critics and gallerists. 

April 27-28, 2019
Saturday & Sunday, 1-6PM
On view in gallery: Benefit Art Exhibition & Reception with Artists: Saturday, April 27, 4-6PM 

Participating Artists: 
Priyanka Dasgupta and Chad Marshall
Beatrice Glow
Felicita Maynard 
Ronny Quevedo
Rebecca Shapass 
Jia Sung 
Jocelyn Chase
Work Exchange Artist

The panelists who selected the 2018-2019 Studio Artists were: Connie H. Choi, Associate Curator, The Studio Harlem’s permanent collection; Carmen Hermo, Assistant Curator, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum; Gabriel de Guzman, Curator and Director of Exhibitions, Smack Mellon.

Preliminary panelists were: Ivan Monforte, Cate Giordano, Joiri Minaya, Karina Aguilera Skvirsky, Rachelle Mozman Solano and Maria Berrio, who are all former Smack Mellon Studio Artists.

Press Release

The Smack Mellon Artist Studio Program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, New York City Council Member Stephen Levin, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, the National Endowment for the Arts, and with generous support from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, The Edward and Sally Van Lier Fund of The New York Community Trust, Jerome Foundation, The Greenwich Collection Ltd, Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation Inc., Select Equity Group Foundation, and Smack Mellon’s Members. 

Smack Mellon programs are also made possible with generous support from The Roy and Niuta Titus Foundation, The New York Community Trust, Robert Lehman Foundation, Iorio Charitable Foundation, and Exploring The Arts.

Space for Smack Mellon’s programs is generously provided by the Walentas family and Two Trees Management.