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Artist Fellows Articles

A group photo of Lenora Lee and her many collaborators on the streets of NYC
De Young Artist Fellow Lenora Lee’s talents are unquestionable, but perhaps the key to her success is the incredible community that she’s built around herself. Her upcoming performance includes a long list...
Urbanauts mapping urban exploration
This post was written in collaboration wtih Jasmin Bode.In plain sight or behind closed doors, in basements, or beneath manhole covers, lurk the myriad systems that support city life—drains, running water, sewage...
Lenora Lee by Lei Chen
Lenora Lee is a dancer, a choreographer, and a current de Young Artist Fellow. As the artistic director of Lenora Lee Dance, she has created interdisciplinary performances that integrate dance, martial arts, video projection...
Timeline of Cooperation
In two weeks, Artist Fellows Andy Diaz Hope and Laurel Roth present the culminating exhibition of their yearlong fellowship featuring the display of their monumental tapestry triptych, The Conflicts. This...
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De Young Artist Fellows Andy Diaz Hope and Laurel Roth are preparing for the final installation of their monumental triptych The Conflicts. Get a sneak peek at the culminating exhibition of their fellowship in...
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De Young Artist Fellow Monique Jenkinson is putting the finishing touches on Instrument, the culminating performance of her yearlong fellowship inspired in part by Rudolf Nureyev: A Life in Dance (on...
Monique dancing
Tonight, Friday Nights at the de Young features work in progress by Artist Fellow Monique Jenkinson (aka Fauxnique). As part of the creation of her original work, Instrument, Jenkinson is working with three...
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For the past year, Artist Fellow Sarah Wilson and her artistic partner Catch Me Bird have been creating Off the Walls, a multimedia performance based on the de Young Museum’s iconic painting Aspiration (...
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It’s the fifth and final day of Five Days of Friday! Tonight, September 7, Friday Nights at the de Young hosts a ton of great events, including live music, performances, art demonstrations, video installations,...
Sarah Wilson and Catch Me Bird
One of the most innovative components of the Artist Fellows program is the goal to reveal the process of artistic creation—the weeks (even years) of planning, the evolving ideas, and the constant back-and-forth that foments...

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