EFA Open Studios 2017
October 19, 20, & 21

*Photography credit: Matt Vicari

DATES:

Thursday, October 19, 6 - 10 pm (opening night)
Friday, October 20, 6 - 9pm
Saturday, October 21, 1 - 6pm

LOCATION:
EFA Center
323 West 39th Street
New York, NY 10018

EFA OPEN STUDIOS 2017 is an annual event of the EFA Studio Program that invites the public to come explore and interact with our member artists in the intimate setting of their studios. It is an opportunity to see the most recent works by artists at the site of their origin and to gain meaningful insight into their process of creation. The EFA Studio Program is a vibrant and diverse community of over 70 artists working in a wide range of media and artistic sensibilities. All are professional artists with an established studio practice and recognized career. Rarely can curators, collectors, dealers, artists, and art lovers see so many internationally recognized artists working under one roof in Midtown Manhattan.

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS (Floors 3 - 10): Samira Abbassy, Rashwan Abdelbaki, Clytie Alexander, Richard Barnes, Keren Benbenisty, Wafaa Bilal, Rhona Bitner, Martha Burgess, Mattia Casalegno, Jordan Casteel, Patty Cateura, Noa Charuvi, Cecile Chong, Elizabeth Colomba, Vicky Colombet, Sarah Dineen, Michael Eade, Sally Egbert, Jonathan Ehrenberg, Sean Fader, Cui Fei, Del Geist, Alex Gingrow, Lauren Gohara, Mahmoud Hamadani, Richard Hart, Valerie Hegarty, Pablo Helguera, Amy Hill, Catherine Howe, Akira Ikezoe, Edgar Jerins, Richard Jochum, Tamiko Kawata, Yongjae Kim, Noah Klersfeld, Ming-Jer Kuo, Greg Kwiatek, Sarah Leahy, Eun Young (Lydia) Lee, Patricia Leighton, JC Lenochan, Dana Levy, Patte Loper, Katinka Mann, Jeanette May, Toyin Ojih Odutola, Morgan O’Hara, Sener Özmen, Thomas Pihl, Shahpour Pouyan, Simonette Quamina, Armita Raafat, Maria Rapicavoli, Javier Romero, Alex Schweder, Karina Skvirsky, Howard Smith, Suzanne Song, Xin Song, Steed Taylor, Dannielle Tegeder, Scott Teplin, Yuken Teruya, Johanna Tiedtke, Denise Treizman, Liselot van der Heijden, Carlos Vega, Marjorie Welish, Bryan Whitney, Saya Woolfalk

ADDITIONAL SPECIAL EVENTS: 

EFA PROJECT SPACE (2nd Floor): 
Exhibition: "Near & Dear", curated by Carrie Moyer. With Jennifer Paige Cohen, Anoka Faruqee, Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt, Sheila Pepe, Alison Saar, Rachel Stern, William Villalongo, and Brian Zegeer.
Extended gallery hours: Thursday, 12 -10 pm / Friday, 12 - 9 pm / Saturday, 12 - 6 pm

Public Program: An Anarchy, reading with Rachel Stern and Paul Legault
Friday, Oct 20, 7 pm

Blackburn 20|20 Gallery (5th Floor): 
"EFA RBPMW Annual Member Show" closing reception
Friday, Oct. 20, 6 - 9pm

EFA's Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop (2nd Floor): 
The workshop will be offering tours and demonstrations
Saturday, Oct 21, 1 - 6pm

 

SPONSORS: Garment District Alliance, 25th Anniversary Sponsor
And our friends at Tito's Handmade Vodka & Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

 
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Photo galleries from previous Open Studio events: