IAN GANASSI

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Poems: Otoliths (forthcoming), Past Simple (forthcoming), The Yale Review (2016, 2000, 1994), Blue Streak (2016), Stand (UK; 2015), Offcourse (2015, 2013), China Grove (2015), Altered Scale (2014), The Moth (Ireland; 2014), MatHat Annual (2014), The Drunken Boat (2013), Interim (2013), Warwick Review (UK; 2012), New American Writing (2012, 1991), Map Literary (2012), Blackbox Manifold (UK; 2011),  Fogged Clarity (2010), Sawbuck (2010), The Journal (2010, 2005), Trickhouse (2009), Found Poetry (2009), Caesura (2008), Skidrow Penthouse (2008), Elixir (2006), Caketrain (2006), The New Haven Advocate (2005), The Hat (2004), Hotel Amerika (2003), Full Circle (2003), Ploughshares (2001, 1995), Poetry New York (1999, 1995, 1991), Denver Quarterly (1999, 1995, 1991, 1987), Verse (1998), American Letters & Commentary (1998, 1994), The Gettysburg Review (1996), Another Chicago Magazine (1994), Onthebus (1993), Pequod (1993, 1991), The Paris Review (1992, 1991, 1987), Boulevard (1991), Mudfish (1991, 1987)

Mean Numbers, a book-length poetry collection, was published in September 2016 by China Grove Press
New England Review has published translations of Books 1 to 7 of Virgil’s Aeneid between 2003 and 2016.
Critical essays have appeared in Critical Flame (2016), Salamander (2007), Boulevard (2007), Octopus (2007, 2005), and American Letters & Commentary (2003)

HONORS
2005  Pushcart Prize nomination for poem “Blunt Trauma,” published in The Journal
2005  Grant-in-aid, Saint Botolph Club, Boston, for translation of Book 6 of Virgil’s Aeneid
1993  Writer-in-residence, The Millay Colony for the Arts,
Austerlitz, NY
1985  Working scholarship, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Middlebury, Vermont

EXHIBITIONS AND ART PUBLICATIONS
2017 "Metro 31," City Wthout Walls, Newark, NJ
2017 "From Here to There," selected work from collaborative collage series “The Corpses," Camaradas El Barrio, Harlem, NY
2016  Shadowgraph Quarterly, selected work from “The Corpses”
2016 MFTA gallery, “Materials,” Materials for the Arts, LIC, NY
2016  “The Food Show,” Local Project, selected work from “The Corpses,” LIC, NY. Curator: John Baber, Lesley Heller Gallery
2016  Koffee Art, “The Corpses,” New Haven, CT
2016  Recycled, Repurposed, Recovered: Found Object Art, A.D. Gallery, University of North Carolina at Pembroke  
2015  Offcourse Literary Journal, selected work from “The Corpses”
2015  Superstition Review, selected work from “The Corpses”
2014  AMP Gallery, selected work from “The Corpses,”
Provincetown, MA
2013  The Drunken Boat, selected work from “The Corpses”
2011  Fogged Clarity Arts Review, selected work from “The Corpses”
2011  Creative Arts Workshop, selected work from  “The Corpses,” New Haven, CT
2010  “Disciplined Spontaneity,” selected work from “The Corpses,” Zone: Contemporary Art, NYC

READINGS AND TALKS
2016  Poetry reading and book signing in conjunction with publication of Mean Numbers, Cornelia Street Cafe, NYC
2016  WPKN radio, interview on publication of Mean Numbers, poetry reading, and talk on collage collaboration "The Corpses"
2016  New England Review, Web site interview on translation of Virgil’s Aeneid, Book 7, and “The Corpses” 
2014  Poetry reading as part of exhibition, AMP Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2010  “Illuminating the Text,” gallery talk and poetry reading in conjunction with “Disciplined Spontaneity” exhibition, Zone: Contemporary Art, NYC   
2010  Presentation on “The Corpses,” Educational Center for the Arts, New Haven
, CT

WORK EXPERIENCE
2009–2011  Instructor, “Collaborative Writing,” ECA, New Haven, CT
1990–present  Poetry readings, collaborations with dancers, visual artists, and musicians:
In New Haven—Yale University, The Phoenix New Haven Poetry Series, Southern Connecticut State University, ECA, Dancespace New Haven
In New York—The State University of New York at Purchase, Cornelia Street Café, NYC
1990–2012  Latin percussionist/dance accompanist, modern, Caribbean, and African dance classes
1995  Instructor, “Reading and Writing Contemporary Poetry,” Yale College Seminar, New Haven
1984–93  Editorial assistant, The Paris Review, NYC

EDUCATION
MFA in Poetry, City University of New York, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY. Studied with poets including John Ashbery and Ann Lauterbach, among others
BA, English, State University of New York, Empire State College, White Plains, NY


LAURA BELL

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLICATIONS 
2017 "Metro 31," City Wthout Walls, Newark, NJ, and traveling
2017 "Animalia," Local Project, LIC, NY
2017 "From Here to There," Camaradas El Barrio, Harlem, NY
2016  Painting “Flyway” used as cover of New England Review, Fall/Winter issue
2016  Center for Contemporary Art, group show, Bedminster, NJ
2016  Shadowgraph Quarterly, selected work from collaborative collage series, “The Corpses”
2016  “Materials,” MFTA gallery, Materials for the Arts, LIC, NY
2016  “The Food Show,” Local Project, LIC, NY
2016  "Recycled, Repurposed, Recovered," A.D. Gallery, University of North Carolina at Pembroke  
2015  Offcourse Literary, selections from “The Corpses”
2015  Superstition Review, selections from “The Corpses”
2014  AMP Gallery, Provincetown, MA; paintings and selections from “The Corpses”
2014  MadHat Lit, selections from “The Corpses”
2013  The Drunken Boat, selections from “The Corpses”
2013  “Big Queens Drawing Show," Jamaica Center for the Arts, Jamaica, NY
2012  “10 by 10,” Juvenal Reis, LIC, New York
2011  Fogged Clarity Arts Review, selections from “The Corpses”
2011  Creative Arts Workshop, “The Corpses,” New Haven, CT
2010  “BYOA,” X Initiative, NYC
2010  “Disciplined Spontaneity,” Zone: Contemporary Art, NYC
2009  Governor’s Island Art Fair, NYC          
2008  Governor’s Island Art Fair, NYC
2007   “Anonymous Drawings 6,” Blütenweiss, Berlin
2005   A.I.R. Biennial, A.I.R. Gallery, NYC
2003   “Oil,” Lowe Gallery, NYC
2000  “Perimeters: Painting,” LICK Gallery, LIC, NY
1996   “Beyond Abstraction,” Doshi Center, Harrisburg, PA
1996  “Personal Visions,” Art Place, Chicago
1990  “Brooklyn,” Minor Injury Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1985  “Downtown Work,” Caidoz Gallery, NYC
1985   Solo installation, “Imagine You Can Dance,” Windows on White, NYC; sponsored by LMCC
1984  “Body Memories,” BACA/Brooklyn Council for the Arts, Brooklyn, NY

OTHER
2016 WPKN radio, interview on collage collaboration, “The Corpses” 
2010  “Illuminating the Text,” gallery talk and poetry reading in conjunction with 
“Disciplined Spontaneity” exhibition, Zone: Contemporary Art, NYC
2010  Presentation on collage collaboration, “The Corpses,” Educational Center for the Arts, New Haven

AWARDS/COMMISSIONS/RESIDENCIES
Artist-in-residence, the Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY
Individual Artist’s Grant, Artists Space, NYC
Commissioned by Good Machine Productions to create paintings and drawings for director Ang Lee’s film The Wedding Banquet
Commissioned by Local 2110 to create installation commemorating 10 years of union organizing, Amalgamated Lithographers Building, NYC

EDUCATION
B.A., Douglass College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Robert Shuster. “Best in Show—Disciplined Spontaneity,” The Village Voice, 1/6/10
Angela Ashman. “Words of Art,” The Village Voice, 1/13/10

 
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