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Open Studios with May Hay Wan Shek and Sophia Sobers

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free

Join us for open studios with our Artists in Residence: May Hay Wan Shek and Sophia Sobers. Peek into their studios and chat with them about their practices.

May is the founder of Boundless Studio, a BIPOC women-owned multidisciplinary studio. May wears many hats as a designer, researcher, artist-bookmaker and educator with over 15 years of experience in designing better futures with and for communities and organizations. May tackle complex problems and ideas spans from democratizing STEM education with NASA to building a better safety net for unaccompanied immigrant children in the Bay Area with Stanford Impact Labs.

Sophia is an artist specializing in installations, sound, and site-specific work. She earned her MFA in Digital + Media from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2013 and a BS in Architecture from the New Jersey Institute of Technology in 2011. Sobers’s work has been shown nationally, including solo exhibitions in Boston, New York City, and Pittsburgh. She has created temporary public art installations for Cherry Blossoms in Winter in Newark, NJ, the I-195 Redevelopment Commission in Providence, RI, and Alloy Pittsburgh in Swissvale, PA. Sobers has performed both solo and collaborative sound performances at notable venues such as the Knockdown Center, the Rubin Museum, and Wallplay: On Canal. She is a recipient of the Puffin Foundation Grant in 2014 and the City Artist Corps Grant in 2021. Sobers is based in Brooklyn, NY and teaches at Pratt Institute.

Details

Date:
June 15
Time:
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.kinosaito.org/events

Organizer

KinoSaito Art Center, Verplanck, NY
Phone
914-293-7468
Email
info@kinosaito.org
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Venue

KinoSaito Art Center
115 7th St
Verplanck, 10596
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Phone
914-293-7468
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