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apexart :: Fellowship Program :: Upcoming Fellows
Current & Upcoming Fellows
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 ➜ Kampala, Uganda
Casey Smith
May 30 - June 30, 2019

Recommended by: Noah Naime
Casey Smith is an educator, scholar, and poet living and working in Wilmington, Delaware, who currently chairs the liberal arts department at the Delaware College of Art and Design.
Moscow, Russia ➜ NYC
Evgeniy Afonin
June 1 - July 1, 2019

Recommended by: Olga Korshakova
Evgeniy Afonin has worked with video art since 2003, performing as a VJ at clubs and festival venues. Since 2008, he has worked in digital arts and multimedia tech, interactive design, generative systems, and natural human-computer interaction. He focuses on designing and constructing immersive interactive environments, kinematic models, and specialized object-control software.
Elizabeth Velazquez
June 25 - July 25, 2019

Recommended by: Margaret Rose Vendryes
Elizabeth Velazquez creates mixed media/ sculptural works, installations, and rituals. Elizabeth currently lives in Queens, NY.
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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