OFFICIAL EVENTS AND GALLERY ACTIVITIES | 2019
Thursday, February 28
“A Connection to Power: On Art, Land and Food Sovereignty”
Talk event featuring Alicia Grullón (2019 VOLTA Cares artist); Sheryll Durrant (Kelly Street Garden, South Bronx); Marz Saffore (Decolonize This Space); Monte Stevens (Indigenous rights activist)
Location: The Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics (HEMI) at NYU, 20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor
Friday, March 1
VOLTA Friends & Fam: Jongmin Joy Kim opening reception
Location: Space776, 229 Central St, Brooklyn
Saturday, March 2
VOLTA Friends & Fam: Kennedy Yanko artist talk
Yanko is featured in Harlem Perspectives II at the gallery and is a VOLTA alumni artist (Class of 2018!)
Location: Faction Art Projects, 2602 Frederick Douglass Blvd
** RSVP essential: faction ** @damsonpr.com
Sunday, March 3
VOLTA Friends & Fam: Doreen Garner performance
A new commission for the VOLTA alumni artist (Class of 2016!) that explores the pain and trauma bodies endure during the practice of tattooing.
Location: MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island City
** tickets essential: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/doreen-garner-tickets-53478433434 **
VOLTA Friends & Fam: Opening reception for Coady Brown
Location: 1969 Gallery, 103 Allen St
Tuesday, March 5
VOLTA Friends & Fam: Cuban Group Show
Location: Toth Gallery, 195 Chrystie St
The Hort Family Collection 2019, Special Viewing
Location: 153 Hudson Street
The longtime patron collectors open their home to reveal their 2019 Armory Arts Week installation, which features VOLTA artists Farley Aguilar, Coady Brown, and Dumitru Gorzo
Wednesday, March 6
Plan B A Pop-up Exhibition, March 6–9, 2019
Plan B is a pop-up exhibition, featuring galleries and artists from all over the world, which was born out of love and support for the arts. The show is occurring within the heart of the Chelsea Arts District. Wednesday–Saturday until 6PM, during New York’s art week—with special late opening hours on Friday until 8PM.
Plan B is made possible thanks to the generosity of Peter Hort, Rema Hort Mann Foundation, David Zwirner, and RiSBE, as well as colleagues within the arts community, coupled with support and facilitation by team VOLTA and Quang Bao (1969 Gallery director).
525 W 19 St + 534 W 21 St
Opening Wednesday, March 6, 9AM – 5PM
Thursday, March 7, 10AM – 6PM
Friday, March 8, 10AM – 8PM
Saturday, March 9, 10AM – 6PM
1969 Gallery; Gallery Art Composition; Bertrand Productions; Galleria Bianconi; Burning in Water; Charlie Smith London; Duran Mashaal Gallery; E.C.LINÁ; Espace A Vendre; Fiumano Clase; Galerie Frey; Galerie Thomas Fuchs; Green On Red Gallery; Galerie Mark Hachem; KERSGALLERY; Kopeikin Gallery; Kyas Art Salon; Anna Laudel Contemporary; George Lawson Gallery; Abigail Ogilvy Gallery; Galerie Oniris; Robert Henry Contemporary; SFA Projects; Alaina Simone Inc.; Slag Gallery; Sim Smith; Space776; Valli Art Gallery; Voloshyn Gallery; YveYANG; yvonneartecontemporanea; Zahorian & Van Espen with Furniture by KiiK Create + Facture Studio
The Armory Show
Piers 94, 92, 90, March 6 (VIP Preview)
March 7-8 (12-8PM), March 9 (12 – 7PM), March 10 (12 – 6PM)
Meet 34 VOLTA alumni featured at The Armory Show
In Main Section at Pier 94: David Castillo Gallery; Dittrich & Schlechtriem; Espaivisor; Kavi Gupta; Hales; Mariane Ibrahim; Josh Lilley; Loock Galerie; Galerie Ron Mandos; Yossi Milo Gallery; Galerie Nathalie Obadia; Pierogi; Galeria Nara Roesler; Vigo.
In Presents at Pier 94: Galerie Antoine Ertaskiran; Selma Feriani Gallery; Halsey McKay Gallery; Charlie James Gallery; Shulamit Nazarian; Upfor Gallery.
In Insights at Pier 90: ADN Galería; Aicon Gallery.In Focus at Pier 90: A Gentil Carioca; Jack Bell Gallery; Connersmith.; Davidson Gallery; The Hole; Jenkins Johnson Gallery; Lawrie Shabibi; Luis De Jesus Los Angeles; Pablo’s Birthday; Parisian Laundry; Ryan Lee; SMAC Art Gallery
Access with VOLTA VIP card
Thursday, March 7
SCOPE New York
Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W 18 St, March 7 (VIP Preview, 3-9PM), March 8-10 (11AM – 8PM)
Featuring VOLTA friends George Lawson Gallery; Zahorian & Van Espen; Rutger Brandt Gallery; KultProekt; KYAS Art Salon; NL=US Art; uJung Gallery; and Michele Mariaud
Art on Paper
Pier 36, 299 South Street, March 7 (VIP Preview, 6-10PM), March 8-10 (11AM – 7PM)
Featuring VOLTA friends Accola Griefen Fine Art; C24 Gallery; Susan Eley Fine Art; Cheryl Hazan Gallery; Gallery Jones; Anna Laudel Contemporary; David Lusk Gallery; Mindy Solomon Gallery; Sim Smith; and studio e
VOLTA Friends & Fam: Ethan Cohen Fine Arts opens Fears of Art, reception
Location: 251 W 19 St
An international group show that explores the ways in which artists from across the world work through and react to the fears and worries that permeate our lives. This exhibition includes VOLTA alumni artists, such as Aboudia, DeShawn Dumas, Gonçalo Mabunda, and Taha Heydari
VOLTA Friends & Fam: Toth Gallery opens CUBA: inside & out
Location: 195 Chrystie St
This dynamic group show reflects the diverse creative spirit of Cuban Art, casting aside the differences while complementing the similarities. Featuring celebrated artists living in and outside of Cuba.
Friday, March 8
VOLTA Friends & Fam: Tariku Shiferaw Studio Tour led by Derrick Adams (curator, Something I Can Feel, VOLTA New York 2016) and Alaina Simone; Followed by Cocktails & Kickback until 8:30PM
Location: 860 E 136 St, South Bronx
Taking the names of songs from hip-hop, R&B, jazz, blues, and reggae, Shiferaw makes paintings that embody the experiences and struggles expressed through music by Black artists and composers. He often explores a spectrum of topics ranging from the notion of Black bodies in a white social construct to the popular idioms of romance, sex, and daily life – existence.
VOLTA Friends & Fam: Irfan Önürmen reception
Location: C24 Gallery, 560 W 24 St
Saturday, March 9
VOLTA Friends & Fam: Lucia Hierro, The Cost of Living | El Costo de la Vida, reception 9PM – late!
** RSVP required: info** for coordinates in the Bronx @latchkeygallery.com
Hosted by: Ghetto Gastro; LatchKey Gallery, Wall Works, Jae Joseph Hierro’s work explores the body as a collection of fragmented signifiers that include language, taste, and culture, addressed across a broad platform of mixed media techniques. This joint exhibition (in The Bronx and in Manhattan at Independent New York) plays on the economic concept that quantifies the maintenance of a certain standard of living.