Friday, September 12 from 6 – 8pm
Central Booking Gallery, 21 Ludlow Street, NYC
I have a wall installation of new text based oil paintings at Central Booking. Please join us for a reception for the gallery’s fall exhibitions, including BUILDING, an architecture themed group show.
The Invisible Dog Arts Center
51 Bergen St, Brooklyn NY
November 7, 2013
Public Reception 7-9pm
Members’ and Artists Preview 6-7pm
On View: October 29 – November 30, 2013
International Print Center New York presents New Prints 2013/Autumn, on view at 508 West 26th St, 5th Floor, from October 29 – November 30, 2013. The exhibition consists of over fifty projects by twenty-nine artists, and was selected from well-over 2,000 prints.
New Prints 2013/Autumn is the forty-sixth presentation of IPCNY’s New Prints Program, a series of juried exhibitions organized by IPCNY several times each year, featuring prints made within the past twelve months. An illustrated brochure with a …read more
Opening Saturday, April 6, 2013, 4 – 7 pm | Exhibition: April 26 – June 22, 2013I’m honored to be opening Piermont Straus Gallery’s beautiful new space with a solo show of recent work.
Piermont Straus Gallery
10 Roundhouse Road, Piermont NY
Opening – Thursday, March 21, 6 – 8 pm | Exhibition: March 18th – April 11th, 2013I’m happy to have installation poetry work in Text Out of Context, a group exhibition at the Hewitt Gallery uptown at Marymount Manhattan College.
Marymount Manhattan College’s Hewitt Gallery of Art
221 East 71st Street(2nd & 3rd avenues), NY NY
Print work from my new series of abstractions inspired by yantras is at International Print Center New York in Chelsea (ipcny.org) in a benefit exhibition and silent auction at the Highline Loft next door to IPCNY through December 15, and also in New Prints Autumn at IPCNY extended through December 15, 2012 with a closing party December 13, 6 – 8 pm (http://www.ipcny.org/node/1785).
My new fabric poem Diary of The Occult Bedroom, taking inspiration from from an 18th century Japanese Kabuki play and Japanese folklore, is on view in the exhibition Booked at the Williams Center for the Arts, Lafayette College, Easton, PA http://williamscenter.lafayette.edu
Sunday, March 25, 2012, 6:00 pm
The Juilliard School Liberal Arts Department and The New York Foundation for the Arts present:
A Three Muses Poetry Reading
featuring Desirée Alvarez, Emily Fragos and Alice Friman
The Glorya Kaufman Studio
The Juilliard School, 2nd floor
65th Street west of Broadway
New York City
Hours: Saturday & Sunday 11AM – 7PM
Wednesday, February 22, 6:30PM
New York Studio School
8 West 8th Street (5th & 6th)
Internationally recognized artist Philip Pearlstein will be in conversation with his model of 12 years, Desirée Alvarez, award winning poet, sculptor and painter. The dialogue will explore the nature of Pearlstein’s work process and his intimate relationship to perception. Ms. Alvarez is the recipient of three Fellowship Awards from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the European Capital of Culture Award, and the American Academy Willard L. Metcalf …read more
On Monday, Dec. 5 at 1 pm I’m the invited poet at Bach at One at St. Paul’s, Trinity Church (near World Trade Center site). I’ll be reading during the interlude in the concert. It’s an on-going series. More info at http://www.trinitywallstreet.org/music/bach
September 17 – November 3
Hours: Saturday & Sunday 11AM – 7PM
or by appointment
Opening: Saturday, October 22
Artists: Desirée Alvarez, Linda Byrne, Rebecca Dowding, Robyn Ellenbogen, Melora Griffis, Jordana Scheer, RWJR, Laura Straus, Roger Straus III, Sandra Tremblay, Unknown Artist from Papua, New Guinea
Our Writer: Paul Greenberg, author of Four Fish
Please join us for a glass of wine at our inaugural exhibition and book signing on Saturday, October 22 from 11AM – 7 PM
530 Piermont Avenue
NYFA Poetry Fellowship:
Desirée Alvarez (New York)
New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), the nation’s largest provider of funding, information and services to individual artists, awarded 115 NYFA Fellowships to 118 New York artists representing eight artistic disciplines.
This year’s 105 NYFA Fellows – who were chosen from among over 3,692 applicants in five categories – including Crafts/Sculpture; Digital/Electronic Work; Nonfiction Literature; Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts, and Poetry. The Fellows were selected by peer panels, which were assembled with representatives from each artistic discipline.