STUDIO ARTISTS 2015

Nadia Awad

Zachary Fabri

Donna Huanca

Nyeema Morgan

Lori Nix

Chat Travieso

The panelists this year were: Gary Carrion-Murayari, Kraus Family Curator, New Museum; Lisa Dent, Director of Resources & Award Programs, Creative Capital; Stamatina Gregory, independent curator and critic and Associate Dean of the School of Art at The Cooper Union. Preliminary panelists were: Esteban del Valle, Molly Dilworth, Oasa DuVerney, Lauren Was of Ghost of a Dream, Dread Scott, and Suzanne Song, all former Smack Mellon Studio Artists. 

Hot Picks Artists 2015

David Birkin, Alan Calpe, Linda Ganjian, Mariana Garibay Raeke, Camilo Godoy, Jeila Gueramian, Ronald Hall, Heather Hart, Changha Hwang, Carl Marin, Melanie McLain, Mores McWreath, Jan Mun, Elizabeth Orr, Rashanna Rashied-Walker, Danielle Roney, Kara Rooney, Yoshie Sakai, Zoë Sheehan Saldaña

Studio Visitors 2015

Anthony Allen, Associate Director, Paula Cooper
Marco Antonini, Executive Director, NurtureArt and Writer
Mark Beasley, Curator, Performa
George Bolster, The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation
Gary Carrion-Murayari, Kraus Family Curator, New Museum
Susan Cross, Curator, Mass MoCA
Clément Delépine, Assistant Curator, Swiss Institue
Bridget Donahue, Owner/Director, Bridget Donahue Gallery
Lisa Dent, Director of Resources & Award Programs, Creative Capital
Elizabeth M. Grady, PhD, Programs Director, A Blade of Grass
Stamatina Gregory, independent curator and critic 
Janice Guy, Owner, Murray Guy
Nicole Hayes, Curator, The Fields Sculpture Park, Art Omi
Amanda Hunt, Assistant Curator, Studio Museum
Alexis Johnson, Associate Director, Paula Cooper
Ruba Katrib, Curator, Sculpture Center
Vitaly Komar, Artist
Melanie Kress, High Line Art Curatorial Fellow, High Line Art
Thomas Lax, Associate Curator in the Department of Media and Performance Art, MoMA
Barbara London, Independent Curator, formerly of MoMA
Matthew Lyons, Curator, The Kitchen
Julie McKim, Curator, Galapagos
Christiane Paul, Curator of New Media, Whitney Museum
Christian Rattemeyer, The Harvey S. Shipley Miller Associate Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints, MoMA
Sara Reisman, Artistic Director, The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation
Magda Sawon, Owner, Postmasters
Nato Thompson, Chief Curator, Creative Time Nat Trotman, Associate Curator, Guggenheim Museum
Eugenie Tsai, John and Barbara Vogelstein Curator of Contemporary Art, Brooklyn Museum 

STUDIO ARTISTS 2014

Esteban del Valle

Molly Dilworth

Oasa DuVerney

Ira Eduardovna

Steffani Jemison

Dread Scott

The panelists this year were: Mark Beasley, Curator, Performa; Jennifer McGregor, Director of Arts and Senior Curator, Wave Hill; and Julie McKim, Director, Kunsthalle Galapagos. Preliminary panelists were: Yoko Inoue, Chelsea Knight, Shana Moulton, Lina Puerta, Stephen Sollins, and Saya Woolfalk, all former Smack Mellon studio artists.

Hot Picks Artists 2014

Firelei Baez, Diann Bauer, Joseph Burwell, Blake Carrington, Piotr Chizinski, Maya Ciarrocchi, Thomas Dexter, Patricia Dominguez, Francisco Donoso, Jonathan Ehrenberg, James Esber, Jane Fine, Adam Frezza and Terri Chiao, Ryan Garrett, Cassandra Guan, Alejandro Guzman, Robert Hernandez, Haisi Hu, HongSeon Jang, Beth Krebs, Liliya Lifanova, James Lipovac, Jen Liu, Trokon Nagbe, Chris Nau, Adam Niklewicz, Kambui Olujimi, Alison Owen, Ebony Patterson, Holly Pitre, Rodrigo Valenzuela 

Studio Visitors 2014
Christopher Allen, Founder, Director of UnionDocs
Alexander Benenson, Independent Curator
Heather Darcy Bhandari, Director, Mixed Greens Gallery
Jennifer Blessing, Senior Curator of Photography, Guggenheim Museum
Sherry Dobbin, Director of Public Art, Times Square Alliance
Taraneh Fazeli, Education Associate, New Museum of Contemporary Art
Elizabeth Ferrer, Director of Contemporary Art, BRIC Arts Media
Gabriel Florenz, Chief Operations Officer, Pioneer Works
Larissa Harris, Curator, Queens Museum
Paddy Johnson, Editor, Art Fag City
Naima Keith, Assistant Curator, Studio Museum
Emily Liebert, Curatorial Assistant, Department of Painting and Sculpture, MoMA
Barbara London, Independent Curator/Writer, Former longtime Curator of Media and Performance, MoMA
Jennifer McGregor, Director of Arts and Senior Curator, Wave Hill
Julie McKim, Director, Kunsthalle Galapagos
Magdalena Sawon, Owner/Director, Postmasters Gallery
Manon Slome, President and Chief Curator, No Longer Empty
Cara Starke, Director of Exhibitions, Creative Time
Lumi Tan, Associate Curator, The Kitchen
Gregory Volk, Writer, Art in America

 

STUDIO ARTISTS 2013

Haley Bueschlen

Chelsea Knight

Sreshta Rit Premnath

Lina Puerta

Saya Woolfalk

Bryan Zanisnik

The panelists this year were:  Andria Hickey, Associate Curator, Public Art Fund; Naima J. Keith, Assistant Curator, Studio Museum in Harlem; and Hrag Vartanian, Co-founder and Editor-in-Chief, Hyperallergic. Preliminary panelists were: Susan Graham, Liz Magic Laser, Cheryl Molnar, and Ivan Monforte, artists.

Hot Picks Artists 2013

Jarrod Beck, Adriane Colburn, Molly Dilworth, Ira Eduardovna, Zachary Fabri, Beth Krebs, Tyler McPhee, Eliza Myrie, Nancy Nowacek, Antonia Perez, Kent Rogowski, Gabriela Salazar, Jacolby Satterwhite, Dread Scott, Miriam Simun, Pascual Sisto

Studio Visitors 2013
Valerie Altahawi, Director, Cristin Tierney Gallery
Cecilia Alemani, Curator and Director, High Line Art
Matthew Deleget, Founder/Director, Minus Space
Jean Cooney, Project Manager, Artist Commissions, Creative Time
Sean Elwood, Director of Programs and Initiatives, Creative Capital
Andrew Freiser, Director, Fredericks & Freiser Gallery
Lia Gangitano, Founder/Director, Participant, Inc.
Elyse Goldberg, Director, James Cohan Gallery
Flora Katz, Independent Curator
Erin Kimmel, Associate Curator, Ballroom Marfa
Christopher Lew, Assistant Curator, MoMA PS 1
Omar Lopez-Chaoud, Independent Curator
Matthew Lyons, Curator, The Kitchen
Allyson Melchor, Trustee, La Napoule Arts Foundation
Erica Papernik, Assistant Curator, MoMA
Christian Rattemeyer, The Harvey S. Shipley Miller Associate Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints, MoMA
Elisabeth Sherman, Curatorial Assistant, Whitney Museum
Nat Trotman, Associate Curator, Guggenheim Museum
Eugenie Tsai, Curator, Brooklyn Museum
Hrag Vartianian, Editor in Chief, Hyperallergic
Edward Winkleman, Director, Edward Winkleman Gallery
Jordana Zeldin, Executive Director, ArtBridge

 

STUIDIO ARTISTS 2012

Golnar Adili

Blane De St. Croix

Ghost of a Dream

Skye Gilkerson

Shana Moulton

Mónika Sziládi

The panelists this year were: Elizabeth Ferrer, Director of Contemporary Art, BRIC Arts Media; Janice Guy, Director, Murray Guy Gallery; and Daniel Kunitz, Executive Editor, Modern Painters magazine. Preliminary panelists were: George Boorujy, Tali Hinkis, Esperanza Mayobre, Jeanine Oleson, artists; and Suzanne Kim, Director of Exhibitions, Smack Mellon.

Hot Picks Artists 2012

Scott Andresen, Louisa Armbrust, Rachel Bacon, Firelei Baez, Selin Balci, Caitlin Berrigan, Clare Churchouse, Kevin Cooley, Lisa Crafts, Nicholas des Cognets, Molly Dilworth, Lillian Gerson, Heather Hart, Hongseon Jang, Jonggeon Lee, Alice Mallet, nicoykatiushka (NyK), Stephanie Serpick, Laura Splan

Studio Visitors 2012

Daniel Belasco, Henry J. Leir Associate Curator, The Jewish Museum
Heather Darcy Bhandari, Director, Mixed Greens Gallery
Jennifer Blessing, Senior Curator of Photography, Guggenheim Museum
Kristen Chappa, Curatorial Associate, SculptureCenter
Elizabeth Ferrer, Director of Contemporary Art, BRIC Arts Media
Elizabeth Houston, Director, Hous Projects
Ryan Inouye, Curatorial Associate, New Museum
Lesley Johnstone, Curator, Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal
Nina Katchadourian, Curator, Drawing Center
Jonathan David Katz, Curator and Director of the Doctoral Program in Visual Culture Studies at State University of New York at Buffalo
John Massier, Visual Arts Curator, Hallwalls Gallery, Buffalo
Sara Reisman, Director, Percent for Art and Independent Curator
Sara Jo Romero, Director, Schroeder Romero & Shredder Gallery
Gregory Volk, Contributing Writer, Art in America
Megan Holly Witko, Director, Andrea Meislin Gallery

 

STUDIO ARTISTS 2011

Susan Graham

Liz Magic Laser

Esperanza Mayobre

Cheryl Molnar

Rachelle Mozman

Tobaron Waxman

The panelists this year were: Janet Biggs, Artist; Heather Darcy Bhandari, Director, Mixed Greens Gallery; and Kathleen Gilrain, Executive Director, Smack Mellon. Preliminary panelists were: and Sonya Blesofsky, Michael Paul Britto, Kirsten Hassenfeld, Karina Skvirsky, artists; and Suzanne Kim, Director of Exhibitions, Smack Mellon.

Hot Picks Artists 2011

Marin Abell, Jan Adriaans, Rachel Bacon, Kim Beck, Gail Beiderman, Daniel Bejar, Diane Carr, Adriane Colburn, Helen Dennis, Nicholas des Cognets, Blane De St. Croix, Johnathan Ehrenberg, Charley Friedman, Friendly Falcons, Ghost of a Dream, Taihwa Goh, Tracey Goodman, KyungWoo Han, Jessie Henson, Oded Hirsch, Hongseon Jang, Bettina Johae, Beth Krebs, Mores McWreath, Clive Murphy, Kenya (Robinson), Julia Sherman

Studio Visitors 2011

Mark Beasley, Curator, Performa
Heather Darcy Bhandari, Director, Mixed Greens Gallery
Jodie Dinapoli, Director of Programs, No Longer Empty
Elizabeth Ferrer, Director of Contemporary Art, BRIC Arts Media
Sarah Giovanniello, Research Assistant, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum
Janice Guy, Owner/Director, Murray Guy Gallery
Paddy Johnson, Curator and Art Writer of ArtFagCity and Hyperallergic
Lesley Johnstone, Curator, Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal
Nina Katchadourian, Curator, Drawing Center
Jonathan David Katz, Curator and Director of the Doctoral Program in Visual Culture Studies at State University of New York at Buffalo

 

STUDIO ARTISTS 2010

Nicole Awai

Maria Buyondo

Ivan Monforte

Jeanine Oleson

Seth Wulsin

Rona Yefman

The panelists this year were: Linda Earle, Executive Director of the New York Arts Program; Rachel Gugelberger, Director at Sara Meltzer Gallery; and Ellen Harvey, Artist.

Hot Picks Artists 2010

Jane Benson, Suzanne Broughel, Laura Carton, Colette Fu, Blane De St. Croix, Jenn Figg, Cooper Holoweski, Takashi Horisaki, Ben Kinsley, Kristian Kozul, Matthew Mazzotta, Naeem Mohaiemen, Alison Owen, Anne Percoco, Letha Wilson

Studio Visitors 2010

Heather Darcy Bhandari, Director, Mixed Greens Gallery
Gary Carrion-Murayari, Associate Curator, Whitney Museum
Janice Guy, Owner/Director, Murray Guy Gallery
Kurt Kauper, Artist
Matthew Lyons, The Kitchen
Sina Najafi, Cabinet Magazine
Sara Reisman, Director, Percent for Art and Independent Curator
Nato Thompson, Curator, Creative Time

 

STUDIO ARTISTS 2009

Lea Bertucci

George Boorujy

Janelle Iglesias

Yoko Inoue

LoVid

Ari Tabei

The panelists this year were: Lowery Sims, Curator at the Museum of Arts and Design; Eugenie Tsai, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Brooklyn Museum; and Frederieke Taylor, owner and director of the Frederieke Taylor Gallery.

Hot Picks Artists 2009

Mequitta Ahuja, Nivi Alroy, BeitzMonroe, Nathan Bennett, Brent Birnbaum, Alberto Borea, Suzanne Broughel, Michael Buhler-Rose, Sophia Chai, Jikee Choi, Kyung Woo Han, Moo Kwon Han, Janelle Iglesias, Isola and Norzi, MyeongBeom Kim, Katja Kublitz, Lacey Jane Roberts, Jean Marc Superville-Sovak, The Shining Mantis, Angela Zammarelli

Studio Visitors 2009

Heather Darcy Bhandari, Director, Mixed Greens Gallery
Marina Cashdan, Editorial Director, Artsy
Janine Foeller and Jane Hait, Wallspace Galler
Joanna Kleinberg, Adjunct Assistant Curator, Drawing Center
Carin Kuoni, Director, Vera List Center for Art and Politics at the New School
Melissa Levin, Director of Artists Residencies, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
Rachel Liebowitz, Assistant Curator, Drawing Center
Sara Reisman, Dirctor, Percent for Art and Independent Curator
Amie Scally, Deputy Director/Curator, White Columns
Erin Sickler, Independent Curator
Lowery Stokes Sims, Chief Curator, Museum of Art and Design
Michael Steinberg, Owner/Director, Michael Steinberg Fine Art and Smack Mellon Board Member
Eugenie Tsai, Curator, Brooklyn Museum

 

STUDIO ARTISTS 2008

Chitra Ganesh

Wayne Hodge

Jennie C. Jones

Emcee C.M., Master of None

Carlos Motta

Ginger Brooks Takahashi

The panelists that selected the artists were Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, Curator and Programs Manager, Art in General; Derrick Adams, Curatorial Director, Rush Arts Gallery; and Kathleen Gilrain, Executive Director, Smack Mellon.

Hot Picks Artists 2008

Larissa Bates, Francisca Benitez, Jim Gaylord, Andrea Geyer, Klara Hobza, Jayson Keeling, Edward Kihn, Shana Moulton, Julika Rudelius, Adam Shecter, Tobaron Waxman

Studio Visitors 2008

Sarina Basta, Curator, SculptureCenter
Mark Beasley, Curator and Producer, Creative Time
Naomi Beckwith, Assistant Curator, The Studio Museum
Josée Bienvenu, Owner/Director, Josée Bienvenu Gallery
Boshko Boskovic, Associate Director, Sean Kelly Gallery
Heather Darcy, Director, Mixed Greens Gallery
Richard Flood, Chief Curator, New Museum
Rachel Gugelberger, Director, Sara Meltzer Gallery
Janice Guy, Owner/ Director, Murray Guy
Eric Heist, Director, Momenta Art
Eungie Joo, Director and Curator of Public Programs, New Museum
Miriam Katz, Independent Curator and Writer for Artforum
Sina Najafi, Editor-in-Chief, Cabinet Magazine
Kristina Newman-Scott, Director of Visual Arts, Real Art Ways
Juan Puntes, Director, White Box
Victoria Reis, Executive Director, Transformer Gallery, Washington DC
Lauren Rosati, Assistant Curator, Exit Art
Herb Tam, Curator, Exit Art

 

STUDIO ARTISTS 2007

Sonya Blesofsky

Michael Paul Britto

eteam (Franziska Lamprecht & Hajoe Moderegger)

Jena Kim

Joan Linder

Jessica Ann Peavy

The panelists that selected the artists were Magda Sawon, Art Dealer, Postmasters Gallery; Christine Kim, Curator, The Studio Museum in Harlem; Clarissa Dalrymple, Independent Curator; and Kathleen Gilrain, Executive Director, Smack Mellon.

Hot Picks Artists 2007

Amelia Biewald, Sonya Blesofsky, Michael Dixon, Daniel Domig, Merav Ezer, Halla Gunnarsdottir, Elana Herzog, Josh Kil, Michael Krondl, Shaun El C. Leonardo, Dorota Mytych, Donna Nield, Carlos Roque, Michael Schall, Allison Smith, Taeseong Kim, Tim Warner

 

STUDIO ARTISTS 2006

Amy Bennett

Eduardo Cervantes

Gautam Kansara

Joanna Malinowska

Kako Ueda

Micki Watanabe

The panelists that selected the artists were Carter Foster, Curator of Drawings at the Whitney Museum of American Art; Jessica Hough, Curatorial Director at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum; Pablo Helguera, Artist; and Kathleen Gilrain, Executive Director, Smack Mellon.

 

STUDIO ARTISTS 2005

Jennifer Dalton

Mariam Ghani

Sharon Hayes

Stephen Sollins

Suzanne Song

Danielle Tegeder

The panelists that selected the artists were Barnaby Furnas, Artist; Yukie Kamiya, Associate Curator, New Museum of Contemporary Art; Barbara London, Associate Curator of Film and Media at the Museum of Modern Art; and Kathleen Gilrain, Executive Director, Smack Mellon.

 

STUDIO ARTISTS 2004

David Ellis

Valerie Hegarty

Shin il Kim

Andrea Loefke

Diane Meyer

Karina Aguilera Skvirsky

Julian Stark

Austin Thomas

The panelists that selected the artists were John Hanhardt, Senior Curator of Film and Media Arts, Guggenheim Museum; Shamim Momin, Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria and Co-Curator, 2004 Whitney Biennial; Joan Snyder, Painter; and Kathleen Gilrain, Executive Director, Smack Mellon.

 

STUDIO ARTISTS 2003

Jesse Bercowetz + Matt Bua

Kirsten Hassenfeld

Liza McConnell

Shannon Plumb

Donna Sharrett

Juana Valdes

The panelists that selected the artists were Janine Antoni, Artist; Laura Hoptman, Curator, Carnegie Museum of Art and formerly Curator, Museum of Modern Art, NY; Charlotta Kotik, Curator, Brooklyn Museum of Art; Amy Sillman, Artist; David Baskin, Artist and Program Coordinator at Smack Mellon Studios; and Kathleen Gilrain, Executive Director at Smack Mellon Studios.

 

STUDIO ARTISTS 2002

Megan Michalak

Nadine Robinson

Torsten Z. Burns

Jean Shin

Tana Hargest

Claudia Schmacke

The panelists that selected the artists were Ernesto Pujol, Artist; Debra Singer, Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art; Robert Taplin, Artist and Art Critic; David Baskin, Artist and Program Coordinator; and Kathleen Gilrain, Executive Director, Smack Mellon.

 

STUDIO ARTISTS 2001

Rea Tajiri

Hiroshi Kimura

Patty Chang

Jim Buckley

Ezra Shales

Heather Rowe

The panelists that selected the artists were Maria Elena González, Artist; Eve Sussman, Artist; and Kathleen Gilrain, Executive Director, Smack Mellon.

 

WORK EXCHANGE ARTISTS

Tyler Henry

Kwabena Slaughter

David Baskin

Tom Kotik

Aaron Davidson + Melissa Dubbin

Kai Vierstra

Meridith Pingree

 

 

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, Gilbert Mackay Foundation, The Robert Lehman 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, Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc., Lambent Foundation, The O’Grady 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.