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Emerald City, Group Exhibition @ Gateway Gallery

The Gateway Project presents:
July 31 – October 2

Opening Reception:
August 7, 2014
6 pm – 9 pm

2 Gateway Center
Newark, New Jersey

**In the Gallery**

Leslie Adler, Milcah Bassel, Aileen Bassis, Jennifer Cake Caviola, Lindsey Clark-Ryan, Nancy Cohen, Hyun Cho, David Antonio Cruz, Marc D’Agusto, Patricia Dahlman, Ariel De Andrea, Lisa Ficarelli-Halpern, Samer Fouad, Ming-Jer Kuo, Katherine Mojzsis, Jaye Moon, Natalia Nakazawa, Nina Pilar, Kelly Ann Pinho, Jorge Sanchez, Negin Sharifzadeh, Christine Soccio, Charlee Swanson, Kelly Vetter, Kati Vilim, Virginia Wagner, Joe Waks, Etty Yaniv

Negin Sharifzadeh, is showing her second short animated film, Story of a Curse #1, which the narrative is in line with the title of the show and what the curators,Jasmine Wahi from Project For Empty Space
and Rebecca Jampol from Solo(s) Project House

As part of an ongoing curatorial collaboration between Project For Empty Space (Jasmine Wahi) and Solo(s) Project House (Rebecca Jampol), The Gateway Project is pleased to announce the second exhibition in the Gateway Concourse, which includes temporary murals, sculpture and skylight installations in an exhibition titled “Emerald City ,” opening to the public on July 31, 2014 in conjunction with the next gallery exhibition. For more information on the curatorial process and the curators check below:

For more information, on the curatorial process and the concept of the show please click below:

The Gateway project

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Negin Sharifzadeh @ Museum of Story Telling, Harlem, New York

Negin Sharifzadeh is part of the group show, H O M E, curated by Omo Misha at the Museum of Story Telling that just opened up at Harlem.
Constructing-Deconstructing-Imagining and Memory

Curated by Omo Misha, No longer empty in partnership with Broadway Housing Communities.

Opening Reception: June 25th, 2014
The exhibition runs through August 10th

For more information please click below:
H O M E Museum of Story Telling

Negin with the curator of the show, Omo Misha below

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Negin Sharifzadeh, Featured Artist @ Asian American Arts Alliance

Negin was invited as the feature speaker at June Town Hall Meeting organized by Asian American Arts Alliance to talk about her short animated films.
Featured presenter Negin Sharifzadeh is a filmmaker and multidisciplinary artist. She presented excerpts of her most recent stop-motion animated short films, including Even Gray Feels Blue and Story of a Curse.
Following a non-linear narrative, her films juxtapose music and visuals to evoke emotion.

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Gateway Art Gala

Project for Empty Space + Solo(s) Project House invite you to join us for:
THE GATEWAY GALA: A Fundraiser for Public Art
Thursday, April 17th, 6 pm – 10 pm

Negin is showing her first sculpture from the Field Notes From Future Past series, at Gateway Art Gala.
To purchase ticket to the Gala please click below:
Gateway Auction Gala

The sculpture information is as follows:
Title: Field Notes From Futures Past, No. 1
Medium: Sculpture (Mixed Media)
Dimensions: 11″ X 21″ X 5.5″
Year: 2014

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Negin Sharifzadeh @ Limner Gallery, March 6 – 30, 2014

The screening of Sharifzadeh’s three short animated films:
Even Gray Feels Blue
Negin’s Dreams of Elected Teeth
Lines of Site

@Limner Gallery,

March 6 – 30, 2014
Reception: Saturday, March 8, 5-7pm
@ 123 Warren Street, Hudson, NY,12534

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***Even Gray Feels Blue WON the Best Video Art Production Award @ 3rd-i Film Awards @ Alwan Center for the Arts***

*Even Gray Feels Blue WON the Alwan 3rd i Awards!*

Alwan 3rd-i awards competition, Present an opportunity to showcase the best in local, independent, and experimental films, which are aesthetically, politically, theoretically and/or technically innovative, and to provide a forum for the filmmaking community.
3rd-i New York’s monthly film/video/media salon is designed by local filmmakers and cultural producers to showcase the works of independent media makers of South Asian, Central Asian, and Arab descent.

*Click below for more information:*

3rd-i Film Awards-Even Gray Feels Blue

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Even Gray Feels Blue @ Greenpoint Gallery, Dec 6th 2013, 8pm

Even Gray Feels Blue is going to be part of the Winter Grand Salon Show Greenpoint Gallery in Brooklyn. We would love to see you there. If you haven’t had the chance to see the film yet, definitely take this opportunity to do so!

The opening is on Dec 6th, doors open at 8pm

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SAWCC— Slide Slam

Each year, SAWCC, South Asian Women Creative Collective, invites artists to present work, and have a Q & A with their audience as part of their
Slide Slam program.

This year, December 3rd, Negin Sharifzadeh, along side 5 other artists were present at the Asian-American Writers’ Workshop
to show their work. Negin had a keynote presentation focusing on her body of work since 2010. When she moved to New York from Chicago and
started making animations.

For more information please check the link below:

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Relational Ground:Defying the Status Quo @ Soho 20 Chelsea Gallery

Relational Ground:Defying the Status Quo
SOHO 20 Artist Members annual Group Exhibition

November 26–December 21, 2013
Opening Reception:ThursdayDecember 5, 6-8pm

Participating Artists:
Monica Bock/ Susan Brownell/ Diane Churchill/ Jenn Dierdorf/ Martha Nilsson Edelheit/ Patrician Espin osa/ Ginny Fox/ Carla Hernandez/ Naoko Ito
Francine LeClercq/ Alyssa Matthews Gongsan Kim/ Nana Olivas/ Joan Ryan/ KellySavage /Negin Sharifzadeh/ SylviaSherr/ KathyStark /Eleonora Tammes

SOHO20’s artist members annual group exhibition, on view through December
21, is a celebration of varying creative practices, and an exploration into the
conversations that develop when the resulting works inhabit a common space.
Relational Ground: Defying the Status Quo deconstructs the latent value of a
show title while highlighting its potential unrestrictive nature. The title, ironically
and spontaneously selected through an online “random exhibition title
generator,” was embraced as a means to avoid suppressing content into
thematic structure. Pushing the boundaries of language systems and perceptual
experience, the exhibition denies spectators the ability to draw any steadfast
conclusions, instead giving weight to their agency in interpreting the works on

Comments Off on *SAWCC 7th Annual Auction, November 21st 2013 @ Saffronart*

*SAWCC 7th Annual Auction, November 21st 2013 @ Saffronart*

Please join us, South Asian Women Artists and I for our 7th annual auction at Saffronart Gallery
Check below for all artists’ works and all the information to the auction:

7th Annual Art Auction Benefit
Thursday, November 21, 2013, 6–8:30pm

@ Saffronart
595 Madison Avenue, Suite 900
between East 57th and East 58th Streets

Cocktail reception starts at 6pm
Silent bidding from 6:30–8:30pm

SAWCC is pleased to present its annual art auction benefit, featuring work by a diverse array of emerging and established artists. Please join us for an evening of engaging artwork, enjoyable company, cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres at a silent auction at Saffronart Gallery. After a landmark 15th anniversary in 2012, featuring the retrospective exhibition Her Stories at the Queens Museum of Art, and an outstanding performance, SUBLIME, at the Dumbo Arts Festival this year, this silent auction will raise funds to sustain SAWCC’s exciting future programming. Your contribution and participation will help continue the growth of the organization as we move beyond our 16th year. SAWCC would like to thank you for your continued support!

Tickets: $35 in advance $50 at the door

Sponsorship (7 tickets): $200

Purchase tickets here!

Artists: Jaishri Abichandani, Shelly Bahl, Kumasi Barnett, Anjali Bhargava, Monica Jahan Bose, Marcy Chevali, Ala Dehghan, Anjali Deshmukh, Glen Einbinder, Mike Estabrook, Mariam Ghani, Katherine Gomez, Meena Hasan, Mala Iqbal, Vandana Jain, Leena Jayaswal, Gautam Kansara, Jamie Kates, Leila Lal, Wardell Milan, Qinza Najm, Fumi Nakamura, Petros Nagakos, Elizabeth Nihiser, Iviva Olenick, Bhanu Palam, Shruti Parekh, Kameelah Rasheed, Ramya Ravisankar, Carrie Mae Rose, Hiba Schahbaz, Romy Scheroder, Meera Sethi, Samantha Sethi, Ela Shah, Negin Sharifzadeh, Dhanashree Shenjoy, Sheena Sood, Roshani Thakore, Meenakshi Thirukode, and many more!