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Vermont Studio Center

05/31/2011 09:46PM ● By Anonymous
Summer 2011 Events

Upcoming presentations will feature the following artists and writers:

June 9–June 15: Poet Natasha Trethewey is author of Native Guard, for which she won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize, and Bellocq’s Ophelia, a Notable Book for 2003 by the American Library Association.

June 23–June 29: Poet Ray Gonzalez is the author of 12 books of poetry. He is director of the MFA Creative Writing Program at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

June 23–June 29: Sculptor Ellen Driscoll’s work is included in major collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Whitney Museum of Art. She is a professor of sculpture at Rhode Island School of Design and currently head of the sculpture department.

June 24–June 30: Arnold J. Kemp is a visual artist and writer. His work is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Studio Museum in Harlem, Berkeley Art Museum, and JPMorgan Chase Art Collection, among others.

July 7–July 13: Writer Nicholas Delbanco is the Robert Frost Distinguished University Professor of English at the University of Michigan, where he directs the prestigious Hopwood Awards. The founding director of the Bennington Writing Workshops with the late John Gardner, he has received the J. S. Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship and twice, the National Endowment for the Arts Award in Fiction.

July 1–July 17: Artist Chris Ware has garnered numerous literary and artistic honors, including a USA Hoi Fellow grant from United States Artists, the L’Alph Art Award at the 2003 Angouleme International Comics Festival in France, the Reuben Award for Excellence, the Guardian First Book Award, the American Book Award, and18 Eisner and Harvey Awards.

July 12–July 18: Photographer Nayland Blake’s work is in the public collections of The Museum of Modern Art; Whitney Museum of American Art; The Studio Museum in Harlem; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Museum of Fine Arts Boston; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and the de Young Museum.

July 21–July 27: Poet Gerald Stern is the author of 15 books of poetry including This Time: New and Selected Poems, which won the National Book Award in 1998. He was the 2010 recipient of the Medal of Honor by the Academy of Arts and Letters. He is the recipient of many awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, three National Endowment of the Arts Fellowships, the Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts for the State of Pennsylvania, the Lamont Poetry Prize, and the Ruth Lilly Prize.

July 21–July 27: Artist Alison Saar’s work is in the public collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Studio Museum in Harlem, Whitney Museum of American Art, the Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and others. She is a Guggenheim Fellow and a two-time recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts.

July 22–July 28: Artist Suzanne McClelland’s work has been written about in Time Out New York, The New York Times, Art in America, Art on Paper, Artforum, Los Angeles Times, New Art Examiner, and Vitamin P: New Perspectives in Painting. Her work is in the public collections of Brooklyn Museum, The Museum of Modern Art, Norton Simon Museum, Whitney Museum of American Art, Orlando Museum of Art, the New York Public Library, and Walker Art Center.