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Works of Resistance, Resilience: Notions of Home and Borders

My sculpture, Can We Heal, is included as a section heading in the new issue of About Place Journal, Works of Resistance, Resilience. Edited by Jacqueline Johnson, the issue includes art, poetry, fiction and more by 83 writers and artists from around the world. The Journal is available online: https://aboutplacejournal.org/issues/works-of-resistance-resilience/notions-of-home-and-borders/

Glyphs

Carter Burden Gallery presents a new online exclusive exhibition. The exhibition can be seen on Carter Burden’s website and Artsy.net.  Master welder, Janet Goldner presents free standing and wall mounted steel sculptures in Glyphs her second exhibition with Carter Burden Gallery. While this exhibition highlights her steel sculptures, her work explores culture, identity and social justice in various media: steel sculpture, photography, …

The USPS Art Project

Janet Goldner & Nancy Andell, Friendship Overland, Overseas, Gouche, Pastel, Mixed Media on Paper, 8″ x 10″ x 1″ This collaborative project is to support the United States Postal Service during the COVID-19 crisis that helps artists connect. Artists choose a collaboration partner and each begins an artwork. We sent them to each other by mail to complete. It was fun but …

Drive By

In an effort to “flatten the curve” of fine art installation closures, activist muralist Janet Braun-Reintz and her son comedian Dave Reintz created Drive By Art Gallery by converting the outdoor coming attraction poster boxes into 12 installation boxes featuring images of art works relating to the coronavirus pandemic. 

You Will Know Me: Migration Stories

Janet participated in You Will Know Me, a group exhibition curated by Tara Sabharwal in response to the 2016 US elections. The exhibition featuring works by artists from all over the globe.

New York Artist, Janet Goldner Receives Fulbright Specialist Grant to Japan

Goldner presented a three week workshop for visual art students at Kyoto Seika University. Inspired by a process originated by the renowned feminist art critic, Arlene Raven, participants are guided to examine the reasons and context of their artistic production in order to deepen their understanding of their work and learn how to present their work.

Bogolan Workshop

Each year, the Friends Academy Middle School comes together as a whole community for an Arts Celebration. Goldner taught a four day Bogolan Workshop. The first day included an introduction to bogolan, history, uses, symbols. Students experimented with clay slip from Mali on a small cotton cloth. The second day, students worked on a larger cloth. On the third day, …

Vision Festival

Images of Goldner’s work were projected during the concert at the Vision Festival. Founded in 1996, the Vision Festival is New York City’s longest continuously running jazz festival.  Now in its 24th year, this festival of music, dance, poetry, and visual art is heralded as “one of New York’s most essential art events” (New York Times). Promoting free jazz as …

Segou’Art

Goldner’s installations, Fences & Neighbors and Fire & Water were shown at Segou,Art, 2nd Edition, in the Invited Senior Artist section of the Festival.  Sponsored by the Festival sur le Niger Foundation, Segou’Art brings together contemporary art and artists from more than 20 countries in Africa and elsewhere. 

Inside Out: A Workshop for Women Artists from Mali

Inside Out is a valuable self-assessment tool for artists. Participants, whatever their medium, are invited to examine the reasons and context of their artistic production. This leads to a deeper understanding of their work and encourages their personal and professional development. This workshop was inspired by the pedagogy of art historian, Arlene Raven.