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July 25-August 22, 2014
Cherry Grove, NY 

2014 Artist Residents

Sam Ashby (London, UK)
Ginger Brooks Takahashi (Braddock, PA)
Dana DeGiulio (Chicago, IL)
Jonah Groeneboer (New York, NY)
RJ Messineo (Easthampton, MA)

The 2014 residents were selected by this year's distinguished guest jurors:
Bill Arning, Director, The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
Amy Sillman, artist
Lanka Tattersall, Curatorial Assistant, Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

In addition to our five residents, FIAR is host to many exciting visitors. Leading figures in contemporary art serve as mentors, providing residents with one-on-one studio visits and support. These visiting artists also share their experiences with the community through public lectures and discussions at the Cherry Grove Community House through a special partnership with the Arts Project of Cherry Grove. In this way, FIAR hopes to bring both new creative perspectives and prestigious art professionals together in this extraordinary location to foster the creation — and preservation — of LGBTQ art-making in contemporary art.



Sheila Pepe, July 28

Carrie Moyer, July 31

Rashaad Newsome, August 4

Nicole Eisenman, August 7

Cherry Grove Masters: Mike Fischer and Dennis McConkey, August 11

FIAR Resident Talks, August 14

Peter McGough, August 18

Visual AIDS presents Richard Rinaldi, August 20

Dirty Looks NYC presents Chris E. Vargas: "Have You Ever Seen a Transexual Before?", August 21

All events take place at 7pm at the Cherry Grove Community House unless otherwise noted.
FIAR Artist Lectures are always free and open to the public.

In addition to these lectures, as part of our free public programming, FIAR is also pleased to partner with Dirty Looks, a roaming platform for queer experimental film and video, to offer public screenings of queer film at the Cherry Grove Community House. Dates and details forthcoming!