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Open Studio

Goldner opened her new, bigger studio in Brooklyn. She presented her new steel and concrete sculpture made during her October artist fellowship at Vermont Studio Center.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Mali

Janet Goldner’s slide lecture focused on the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Djenné, Gao, Timbuktu, and Dogon to look at Mali’s rich history. In 2012, an ongoing political crisis erupted in Mali. This presentation discusses some consequences of the crisis and how Mali’s cultural heritage is important to world culture. Malian culture holds the keys to the resolution of this …

Vermont Studio Center

We are pleased to announce Janet’s fellowship to the Vermont Studio Center for the month of October.

Celebrating 80 Years of THE SCULPTORS GUILD

The Sculptors Guild Celebrating 80 exhibition toured to Governors Island. The show celebrates the 80th year (1937 – 2017) as one of the oldest artist run nonprofit organizations in NY. “Each sculpture embodies a different vision of the world, of the past, present, and future. Some of the sculptures are whimsical: others touch on the tragic. The sculptors present a …

100 Works on Paper Benefit

Goldner’s photograph, Fruit Seller on Her Way to a Wedding, was included in the annual Kentler Benefit.

Kawral: An Artist Residency in Mali for Peace, Reconciliation & Social Cohesion

College Art Association Poster Session: Kawral was a response to the crisis that erupted in Mali in 2012. This artist residency and resulting exhibition and catalogue are important because they serve as a model for the role that artistic production and culture can play in the life of a nation. Yet, projects such as this are rare. KAWRAL united 25 …

CURRENTLY 80

Sculptors Guild celebrates its 80th year (1937 – 2017) as one of the oldest artist run nonprofit organizations in NY. “Each sculpture embodies a different vision of the world, of the past, present, and future. Some of the sculptures are whimsical: others touch on the tragic. The sculptors present a span of human emotions as wide as the range of …

i found god in myself: the 40th anniversary of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls….

Janet will be participating in i found god in myself: the 40th anniversary of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls…. “The issues surrounding love, sexuality, gender equality, racial identity, and, ultimately, self-love explored by Ntozake Shange’s Work on Broadway 40 years ago remain relevant today.” Souleo, Curator

ArtSlope

Janet participated in ArtSlope at two locations. Art Slope was a nine-day free, multi-arts festival in Park Slope, Brooklyn. With an incredibly rich trove of artists, arts organizations, and venues to draw on, Art Slope brought together artworks from across all disciplines and celebrate New York’s diverse creative community.

State of the Arts NYC: Traveling Home & Back

Janet was featured on State of the Arts NYC, the weekly radio show hosted by Savona Bailey-McClain, long-time Executive Director of the West Harlem Art Fund (WHAF). Janet Goldner is a sculptor whose work crosses many cultures, focusing on the “beauty and genius of each as well as what we have in common.” She has been involved with African cultures …