Sunday, May 26, 2024

Champagne & Oysters

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CHAMPAGNE & OYSTERS
Sunday, May 26
Silver Eel Cove, 5-7 pm

Join us as we celebrate the opening of Moko Fukuyama’s installation of See the Forest For the Sea at Silver Eel Cove. Reception begins at 5 pm, with remarks from Executive Director Nate Malinowski and Moko Fukuyama at 6 pm.

Artist

Bio

Moko Fukuyama is a multidisciplinary artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Fukuyama immigrated to the United States from Japan in her early twenties, and has pursued her version of the American Dream ever since. Many of Fukuyama’s projects were supported by various notable non-profit institutions such as Recess, The Shed, SOHO20, Socrates Sculpture Park, Franconia Sculpture Park, River Valley Arts Collective, LongHouse Reserve, Smack Mellon and The Kitchen. Her collaborators include Aki Onda, Chuck Bettis, Virginia Overton, and Yo! Vinyl Richie. She has received grants from Rema Hort Mann Foundation, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, and Jerome Foundation. She has been awarded residencies at MacDowell, Stoneleaf Retreat, Art Omi and Yaddo, which named her the recipient of the Milton and Sally Michel Avery Residency in 2018, the Philip Guston and Musa McKim Residency in 2023. Through 2020 to 2022, Fukuyama participated in the Ground Floor Program at International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), where she was celebrated as their studio honoree. She is a recipient of the 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship. She is currently working on upcoming commissioned works for The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum and Lighthouse Works.

Website

http://motokofukuyama.com