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2000 Panel Archive


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Date: 2000-01-21
Title: ATOA's 25th Anniversary
Description: Join ATOA to toast its 25th anniversary with a dialog between its founders.
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Panelist: Lori Antonnaci, ATOA founder
Panelist: Doug Sheer, ATOA founder

Date: 2000-01-28
Title: Slyvia Sleigh and Cynthia Mailman
Description: Talk about women artists in the 79's and since.
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Panelist: Sylvia Sleigh, artist and feminist
Panelist: Cynthia Mailman, artist and feminist


Date: 2000-02-04
Title: The Artist in the Role of Art Patron
Description: Truth is, we artists largely support ourselves, and each other, far more often than the government, foundations or other patrons.
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Moderator: Ron Morosan, artist and curator
Panelist: James Carroll, director of the New Arts Program in Kutztown, PA
Panelist: Charles Kessler, critic and founder of Pro Arts, Jersey City, NJ
Organizer: Ron Morosan

Date: 2000-02-11
Title: Jason Andrews in dialog with Larry Poons
Description: One of the 20th century's finest living artists - some thoughts on the past and a look to the furure.
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Moderator: Jason Andrews, curator
Panelist: Larry Poons, artist

Date: 2000-02-18
Title: New Wine in Old Bottles: Resurgent media
Description: Cloth, encaustic, fresco and paper are examined by four artists working in these media in the new modes of the 90's.
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Panelist: Carmen Kolodzey, fiber artist
Panelist: Joanne Mattera, artist in encaustic
Panelist: Sheilah Rechtschaffer, artist and teacher of fresco
Panelist: Paul Wong, Artistic Director of Dieu Donne Papermill

Date: 2000-02-25
Title: Jules Feiffer in dialog with Judith Goldman
Description: The celebrated and delightful cartoonist Jules Feiffer in dialog with Judith Goldman, author, editor, and curator, discussing the artist's life, art, and enthusiasms.
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Moderator: Judith Goldman, author, editor, and curator
Panelist: Jules Feiffer, cartoonist
Organizer: Donna Marxer


Date: 2000-03-03
Title: Lives and Works 2000: Talks with Women Artists, Vol. 2
Description: An update from four of the artists featured in the book, in celebration of the recent paperback release.
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Moderator: Joan Arbeiter, artist and co-author
Panelist: Cathy Billian, artist
Panelist: Agnes Denes, artist
Panelist: Mimi Smith, artist
Panelist: Jackie Winsor, artist
Organizer: Joan Arbeiter

Date: 2000-03-10
Title: Art Colonies at the Millennium
Description: The directors of three of the most popular colonies discuss where they are at and where they are going at a time of change.
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Moderator: Donna Marxer, artist, colonist, and Executive Director of ATOA
Panelist: Suny Monk, Executive Director of Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
Panelist: Jason Stewart, artist and Director of Development at Yaddo
Panelist: Cheryl Young, Executive Director of MacDowell Colony
Panelist: Jean Zaleski, artist and "super colonist"
Organizer: Jean Zaleski
Organizer: Donna Marxer

Date: 2000-03-17
Title: Elements 2000
Description: The Women's Caucus on the Arts talks about their exhibition that took place during the recent College Art Association convention.
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Moderator: Devorah Sperber, artist / curator
Panelist: Elizabeth Duffy, artist
Panelist: Sharon Dunn, artist
Panelist: Kurt Gohde, artist
Organizer: Libby Seaburg

Date: 2000-03-24
Title: DUMBO!
Description: The exploding art scene - in the heart of waterfront development, with 500 artists living, working, exhibiting - it presents a synopsis of life in the city.
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Panelist: Joy Glidden, artist and director of D.U.M.B.O. Arts Center
Panelist: Ed Rath, artist and 18 year resident of DUMBO
Panelist: Pedro Rosenblueth, Publisher of Waterfront Community Directory
Panelist: Adina Segal, Director of Silicon Gallery, a digital print making studio and gallery
Panelist: Michelle Stern, co-founder and producer of GAle GAtes et al. gallery and performance space
Organizer: i. leon Golomb

Date: 2000-03-31
Title: No Panel: due to opening at the Phoenix Gallery
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Date: 2000-04-07
Title: A.D. Coleman in dialog with William E. Parker
Description: A dialog on the art of photography between A. D. Coleman, photography critic and writer and William E. Parker, artist, photographer, and photography historian.
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Moderator: A. D. Coleman, photography critic and writer
Panelist: William E. Parker, artist, photographer and photography historian.

Date: 2000-04-14
Title: Some Unfortunate Discoveries in Art History
Description: A lighthearted look at the past as panelists take on all of art history in a brawl.
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Moderator: Adrienne Redd, art critic and commentator
Panelist: Joe Karoly, critic for Art Forum
Panelist: Barnaby Ruhe, artist, arts educator at NYU, general trouble maker
Panelist: Randolf Williams, artist, educator, Metropolitan Museum
Organizer: Barnaby Ruhe

Date: 2000-04-21
Title: Holiday Break: Happy Easter
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Date: 2000-04-28
Title: The Sculpture Center: A View to the Past and an Eye to the Future
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Moderator: Bill Bace, founder/editor Review Magazine
Panelist: Mary Ceruti, Executive Director
Panelist: Marian Griffiths, former Executive Director
Panelist: Marian Westerlund Roosen, sculptor
Panelist: Connie Walsh, artist
Organizer: Fran Kornfeld
Organizer: Lynne Mayocole


Date: 2000-05-05
Title: Will Barnet
Description: A dialog between Gail Stavisky, curator at the Montclair Art Museum, and Will Barnet, the great gentleman of art, talking about his long and distinguished career on the eve of his retrospective at the Montclair Art Museum.
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Moderator: Gail Stavisky, Curator at the Montclair Art Museum
Panelist: Will Barnet, painter


No panels June - September


Date: 2000-10-13
Title: The Influence of Jack Kerouac and the Beat Generation on Contemporary Art and Society
Description: A discussion of the 15 year period from 1945 to 1960 when these visionaries and hipsters dominated the cultural ideology of the United States in terms of art, music, & poetry.
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Moderator: Molly Barnes
Panelist: Ed Adler
Panelist: Stanley Crouch
Panelist: Joe Le Sueur

Date: 2000-10-20
Title: Celebration... Joe DiGiorgio, his work, his life, his friends.
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Moderator: Michael Walls, Co-director of Howard Scott Gallery, and independent curator
Panelist: Diana Kurz, painter
Panelist: Dominique Nahas, visual arts critic and independent curator
Panelist: Walter Thompson, painter

Date: 2000-10-27
Title: Open Slide Night: Five Dollars / Five Slides / Five Minutes
Description: Come see what your fellow artists have been doing.
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Date: 2000-11-03
Title: The Figure, Another Side of Modernism
Description: Why Figurative? A discussion on the current emphasis on representation of the human image with four artists from "The Figure, Another Side of Modernism," at Snug Harbor, SI
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Moderator: Lilly Wei, independent curator and art critic
Panelist: Inka Essenhigh, artist
Panelist: Al Leslie, artist
Panelist: Joan Semmel, artist
Panelist: Alfredo Arcia, artist

Date: 2000-11-10
Title: Strategies for Survival - Artists Who Live Off their Work
Description: The artists will talk about how they have done the seemingly impossible - sell enough art work to support themselves and NOT have a day job.
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Panelist: Liz Quisgard, artist
Panelist: Sharon Louden, artist
Panelist: Roy Kortik, artist
Organizer: Barbara Lubliner
Organizer: Elizabeth Riley

Date: 2000-11-17
Title: Helen Harrison in Dialog with Molly Barnes
Description: A discussion of the new movie about Lee Krasner, Jackson Pollock and the artists who frequented the Cedar Bar.
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Moderator: Molly Barnes, Bi-coastal art dealer
Panelist: Helen Harrison, Director of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation

Date: 2000-11-24
Title: Thanksgiving Break
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Date: 2000-12-01
Title: Dorothea Rockburne, Ten Years of Astronomy Drawing
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Moderator: Amy Ernst, artist and arts administrator
Panelist: Dorothea Rockburne
Panelist: Roberts Olsen, art critic and member of the Galileo Society
Panelist: Jay Pashoff, physicist and member of the Galileo Society
Organizer: Amy Ernst

Date: 2000-12-08
Title: Dreams and Visions in Art. . . Mesoamerican Techniques in Art
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Moderator: Pedro Lujan, artist of Visions and Dreams
Panelist: John Santos, ancestral writer and Ford Foundation Director
Panelist: Raimundo Rubio, painter of primal dreams
Panelist: Adam Ashforth, anthropologist and fellow at Princeton Center for Independent Studies

Date: 2000-12-15
Title: Artists and the Web
Description: Take an in-depth look at the structures and viabilities of on-line art marketing today, and just how this new technology will effect the future of art for the working artists.
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Moderator: Roy Secord, artist and Co-Director of The Collage / Assemblage Society
Panelist: Candace Worth, VP
Panelist: Stephen Beveridge, artist / website designer
Panelist: Anthony Chamberlain, Director of Kenilworth Art Showcase
Panelist: Jacy Chen, Director

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The end of 2000.

ATOA thanks our many venues over the years:
The Open Mind
Global Village
Artists' House (Ornette Coleman's studio)
Soho Center for Visual Arts
Landmark Gallery
Soho Photo Gallery
The Phoenix Gallery
The SOHO20 Chelsea Gallery
The School of Visual Arts (SVA)

ATOA thanks for their generous support over the years:
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
The New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA)
The Lily Auchincloss Foundation,
The Lower Manhattan Community Council,
The Bachman Foundation,
and Weinick, Sanders and Leventhal, CPAs.

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