Saturday, Jul 29, 2017

Visiting Artist: Frank Health


The Lighthouse Works is pleased to welcome Frank Heath to Fishers Island as part of our Visiting Artist Program.

Heath will be visiting the Lighthouse Works over the weekend of July 29th. In addition to conducting critical studio visits with our summer fellows, Frank will be presenting his work at an artist talk. This talk is open to the public.

Please join us for coffee on Saturday, July 29 at 11am to learn more about Frank’s work, including his recent film The Hollow Coin.

Frank Heath (b. 1982, St. Joseph, MO) lives and works in New York. Recent exhibitions include Blue Room, Swiss Institute (2017); Red Room, Young World, Detroit (2017); Backup, Simone Subal (2014); A Tale of Two Islands, The High Line, New York (2014); and Matter out of Place, The Kitchen, New York (2012). The Hollow Coin, has been shown at International Film Festival Rotterdam (2017), True/False, Columbia, Missouri (2017), Festival International du Film de La Roche-sur-Yon (2017), Sarasota Film Festival (2017), International Film Festival Message to Man and Experimental Film Festival Kinodot (2017). The film was awarded Best Documentary Short at Indielisboa (2017) and the Deframed Audience Award at Kurzfilm Hamburg (2017). Heath is the Editor of the feature film Donald Cried, dir. Kris Avedisian (The Orchard, 2017).

The Visiting Artist Program invites nationally and internationally acclaimed artists to the island to give a presentation of their work and engage in a critical dialogue with our fellows. An invaluable resource to our fellows and community alike, the program seeks to foster a greater understanding and appreciation of contemporary art and writing.