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In The Studio: BMCC Faculty Show

Goldner has been teaching sculpture at Borough of Manhattan Community College. She participated in the Faculty Show.

Open Studio

See, 8 inches x 12 inches x 1 inch, Concrete, Steel 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

Timbuktu, Dunes along the Niger River 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 …

Vermont Studio Center

Vermont Studio Center Studio, 2017 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

ZigZags, 2017 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 …

100 Works on Paper Benefit

Sunday is indeed the day for weddings in Bamako. They are all over town. One Sunday I happened upon this fruit seller with this fabulous necklace on her way to a wedding. 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….

Nyame Adom, 36 inches x 24 inches x 24 inches, steel, 1991 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.