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Christian Vinck

Christian Vinck (CRF 2018) has an upcoming show Yulele, with Pablo Rodriguez Blanco, from Feb 16th – March 2nd 2019 at 139 Whitfield Street, London. More information here.

Life is Love

“Few composers today are more in the Romantic tradition than Ricky Ian Gordon (CRF 2009), familiar to MasterVoices audiences from our New York premieres of his operasGrapes of Wrath (2010), 27 (2016), and a suite from Only Heaven (2003).  The New York Times described Gordon’s music as being “infused with a bursting effervescence that blithely blurs the lines between art song […]

Kerri Scharlin : In Her Studio

Kerri Scharlin’s solo show, In Her Studio, is opening at New Release Gallery on Saturday, February 23rd. The show will be accompanied by a catalog by Space Sisters Press, with text by Raphael Rubinstein.The gallery is located at 60 Mulberry Street and the show will be open Friday-Sunday, 12-6 PM through March 24th.For inquiries please email  Erin Goldberger

RATHIN BARMAN | The Thinking Forest is Not a Metaphor

Experimenter is pleased to announce The Thinking Forest Is Not A Metaphor, soon-to-be Civitellian Rathin Barman’s third solo at the gallery. Barman has long been exploring the nature of built structures and what lies beyond the visible. This exhibition is a continuation of this exploration as Barman probes how we live and finds deep connections between forests and the old […]

NY Times- Globetrotting

Many Civitellians are featured in this NY Times article giving us a “sneak preview of books coming out in 2019 from around the world.” Featured are… “Arturo’s Island” – The life of a boy from the isolated Neapolitan island of Procida is upended when his father brings home a young bride. By Elsa Morante. Translated from […]

Angela Dufresne

Angela Dufresne (CRF 2018) has an upcoming show “Just My Type” and opening Saturday 5-8 at the Dorsky Museum  at SUNY New Paltz. Angela is currently Associate Professor of painting at RISD. Awards and honors include a 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship, residency at Yaddo, Purchase Award at The National Academy of Arts and Letters, two fellowships at […]

Michele Ciacciofera at Michel Rein

“The Library of Encoded Time” showing at Michel Rein gallery in Paris, from February 9th to April 9th, 2019. This is Michele Ciacciofera (CRF 2016)’s first exhibition at the gallery. The works created for this show, planned as a whole, in which each piece resonates with the next, are the result of a twofold line […]

Carman Moore

Civitella Ranieri is celebrating African American History Month by featuring some of our African American alumni. We asked composer Carman Moore (CRF 2010)… 1)    What are you working on now? I am presently working on several projects.  One called CYGNUS (Swans Across the Milky Way) was commissioned by the wonderful chamber ensemble CYGNUS.  It is scored […]

Judith Linhares- Hearts on Fire

P.P.O.W is pleased to present Hearts on Fire, Judith Linhares’ (CRF 2006) first solo exhibition with the gallery. Rooted in the California Bay Area Counter Culture of the 60s and 70s, Linhares’ practice combines modes of abstract expressionism with Bay Area figuration to create uniquely irradiant paintings. Linhares, whose prolific career spans nearly four decades, is […]

Sally Gall at Julie Saul Gallery

Julie Saul Gallery is pleased to announce Heavenly Creatures, their thirteenth solo exhibition with Sally Gall (DG 2018) during their thirty-two year representation of her work. The exhibition marks the publication of her third monograph, Heavenly Creatures. Both exhibition and book combine her most recent work Heavenly Creatures (2016-2018) with her related and previous series, Aerial (2014-2016.) Heavenly Creatures are kites, billowing […]