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apexart :: Fellowship Program :: Upcoming Fellows
Current & Upcoming Fellows
Brighton, United Kingdom ➜ NYC
Phati Mnguni
January 9 - February 7, 2019

Recommended by: Sarah Lee
Phati Mnguni is a multimedia artist, mother, facilitator, writer and speaker. Her passion is to make a difference through art and coaching, encouraging those who face social and economic issues to attain their dreams. Her artistic expression celebrates and challenges traditions of her culture of Zimbabwe.
Mexico City, Mexico ➜ NYC
Lucía Vidales
February 11 - March 14, 2019

Recommended by: Chris Sharp
Lucía Vidales is an artist based in Mexico City. Holding an MA in Visual Arts from the National Autonomous University of México, she was also a resident for graduate studies at the Fine Arts Faculty of the Complutense University of Madrid.
NYC ➜ Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Mildred Beltré
February 13 - March 16, 2019

Recommended by: Jenny Gerow
Mildred Beltré is a Brooklyn based artist, mother and activist working in print, drawing and participatory politically engaged practice, to explore facets of social change. She is the co-founder of the Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine, an ongoing socially engaged collaborative art project in Crown Heights, Brooklyn that addresses gentrification and community building through art-making.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ➜ NYC
Matheus Rocha Pitta
March 20 - April 18, 2019

Recommended by: Jesus Fuenmayor
Matheus Rocha Pitta focuses on investigating forms and perceptions of gestures. Focusing on the intersection of everyday life and art, he disconnects gestures from their individual biographical context and portrays them as deliberate aesthetic acts with a historical dimension.
Reykjavík, Iceland ➜ NYC
Steinunn Gunnlaugsdóttir
April 23 - May 22, 2019

Recommended by: Sigurður Guðjónsson
Steinunn Gunnlaugsdóttir is a visual artist born in Iceland. She wanders between various fields of visual art; sculpture, video, performance, and installation. At the core of her work is the humanimal’s inner existential struggle – how it confronts and combats the structures that surround it, or surrenders to them.
NYC ➜ TBA
Elizabeth Velazquez
June 1 - July 1, 2019

Recommended by: Margaret Rose Vendryes
Elizabeth Velazquez creates mixed media/ sculptural works, installations, and rituals. Elizabeth currently lives in Queens, NY.
NYC ➜ TBA
Zatara McIntyre
October 1 - October 31, 2019

Recommended by: Dr. Lori Kent
Zatara McIntyre is a painter from Miami, Florida. In her mixed-media drawings, women bring form to issues of power and race through mythology. She has exhibited in New York and Miami, and was a recent recipient of the Kossak Travel Grant to Havana, Cuba.
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