2018 Exhibitions + Events

Selected exhibitions and events from the 2018 season



Guest Curator: Cara Manes, Associate Curator of Painting and Sculpture, MoMA

October 26 – December 22, 2018

Exhibiting Artists:
Fern Apfel, Roger Bisbing, Michael Chang, Elizabeth Claffey, Andrew Dines, Scott Foster, Sarah Friedland, Michael Kondel, Matt LaFleur, Jan Nagle, Steve Rein, Madeline Seely, Franziska Stetter, Kyoko Takei, Michael Tarbi, Barbara Todd, Viktorsha Uliyanova, Michael Valiquette, Ari Wolff and Shannon Wright

Related events:
Collard Greens Dinner + Dialogue Episode 8: Home is ___, December 6th 
Artifacts: Wavefield at Collar Works. Ensemble performance, December 15th


Made in Granville

Exhibition of work made by artist fellows from the pilot of The Elizabeth Murray Artist Residency by Collar Works.

August 31 – October 13, 2018

Artists: Sharon Bates, Annie Bartholomew, Rachel Baxter, Monica Bill Hughes, Brian Cirmo, Terry James Conrad, Lionel Cruet, Kathryn Bilharz Gabriel, Kyra Garrigue, Nora Griffin, Alexandra Hammond, Maddi LaValle, Fabian Lopez, Jack Magai, Ashley May, Mindy McDaniel, Gina Occhiogrosso, Kenny Rivero, Claire Sherwood, Michael Van Winkle — together with the late Elizabeth Murray (1940-2007).

Related Events:
Screening, Everybody Knows… Elizabeth Murray. September 30th


Transactional Days

Curator: Justin Baker
March 23 – April 28, 2018

Performance art enlivening Troy's Collar Works gallery. Times Union. William Jaeger. April 5, 2018

Performing + exhibiting artists: Ed Atkeson, Lionel Cruet, Valery Jung Estabrook, Rachel Frank, Hana van der Kolk and Jack Magai.

Related performances and events:
Picasso the Poet, puppet show performance by Ed Atkeson. March 30, 2018
Chicken Dance, performance by Jack Magai. April 6 and 20, 2018
All Dicks on Deck, performance by Hana van der Kolk. April 6 and 20, 2018
Artist Talks. April 27, 2018
rewilding, performance by Rachel Frank. April 28, 2018


 Parallel Realities

Curator: Ken Ragsdale
January 26 – March 17, 2018

Fourteen artists selected an emerging artist whom they had mentored, and whose work had an affinity or vital connectedness to their own, to exhibit side-by-side with them. 

Artist pairings: Jim Butler • Matt Tiernan, Caren Canier • Alix Bailey, David Carbone • Brant Moorefield, Joanne Carson • Ann Wolf, Phyllis Galembo • Julie Pamkowski, Mike Glier • Emmanuel Whyte, Kathy High • Heather Dewey-Hagborg, Phil Knoll • Cotter Luppi, Michael Marston • Jason Kates van Staveren, Susan Mastrangelo • Dena Paige Fischer, Ed Mayer • Matt Crane, Sue Muskat • Stephanie Anderson, Langdon Quin • Ford Bailey, Oliver Wasow • Rita Koehler

Mentorship at Collar Works. WNYT Public Media Teacher and Educator Space feature of exhibition and Collard Greens Dinner + Dialogue series. 2018


Other events + exhibitions

MACHINE BREAKERS. August 31 – October 13, 2018
Dislocations: artists respond to Mass Incarceration. May 25 – July 20, 2018
Please. People. Please. RPI Graduate Arts Spring 2018 Exhibition. May 6 – May 12, 2018
ARTICLE 13, March 30 – May 12, 2018

Collard Greens: Dinner + Dialogue series Episodes 6, 7 + 8
Troy Foundry Theater Dark Monday series
10/16 BYO Crit
9/30 Film Screening: Everybody Knows Elizabeth Murray
9/28 Urban Bushwacking (in caps on site) - guided nature experiences in cities - by Jack Magai
6/9 Empowerment Wand Making Workshop with Alison Cornyn
6/9 Father’s Day Gift Book Workshop
6/8 Film + Conversation: Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall, by Edgar Barens
4/20 Paul Metzger / John Saint Kelvin Tour
4/19 Youth Poetry Workshop + Reading (with The College of Saint Rose)
4/22 Article 13 Forum, with NYCLU, The Global Institute for Health and Human Rights, and the Saratoga Immigration Coalition
3/31 iamsyria: poetry, film + dialogue with Rana Bitar, Had Jacob, and Nada Odeh