Tuesday May 8, Lighthouse Works was pleased to welcome our Session 30 Fellows – Brian Booker, Miriam Karraker, Liz McCarthy, Yixuan Pan and Emmy Thelander – to Fishers Island. In this group is our 100th fellow!! Our Session 30 fellows were selected by independent panels from a pool of over 1,200 applicants and will be in residence on Fishers Island until June 19th.
Upcoming public programs associated with this session.
* This event was originally scheduled for Saturday, June 16 – please note the date and time change.
Fellowship Program: Session 30 Open Studios
Our Session 30 fellows, Brian Booker, Miriam Karraker, Yixuan Pan, Liz McCarthy and Emily Thelander have had a productive six-weeks on the island. Their studios will be open and filled with new works. Come by to see paintings by Emmy Thelander, whistles and sculptures by Liz McCarthy rendered in Fishers Island Clay and collaborative video works from Yixuan Pan featuring your favorite island residents.
Opening of our 2018 Public Art Commission
We are celebrating the completion and installation of this year’s public art commission, If Portals Could Raise a Ruin, an artwork by Carla Edwards. Carla will be on site to speak about the location, the work and the process of making it.
Legacy Exhibition Program
The first of three exhibitions, presented as part of our Legacy Program, features a 3-channel video entitled https://www.