Allyson Strafella Biography
Allyson Strafella (b. 1969, Brooklyn, NY) earned her BFA at Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, in partnership with the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (1993). She participated in the Summer Program at the Skowhegan School of Art, Madison, Maine (1995). Strafella has received grants and fellowships from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation (1999); the New York Foundation for the Arts (2001, 2011); and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation (2002). She has completed residencies at the Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, Massachusetts (1996); The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire (2001, 2002); and Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York (2001). Strafella participated in the Workspace Program at Dieu Donné Papermill, New York (2007). Recent solo exhibitions have been held at GRIDSPACE, Brooklyn (2009); Von Lintel Gallery, New York (2011); and Gallery Joe, Philadelphia (2011, 2013). Strafella’s work also has been included in numerous group exhibitions at such venues as Von Lintel Gallery, New York (2007, 2013); Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York (2008); The San Diego Museum of Art, California (2008); Dieu Donné, New York (2008); Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Boston (2009); the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain (2009); the University Art Museum, Albany, New York (2010); Gallery Joe, Philadelphia (2010, 2012, 2013, 2014); the Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York (2011); and the Hamish Morrison Gallery, Berlin, Germany. Strafella lives and works in Hudson, New York. More information about her work can be found at www.allysonstrafella.info.Nathan Altice Biography
Nathan Altice (b. 1979, Roanoke, VA) received a PhD in Media, Art + Text from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond. Nathan has been writing and recording music for over fifteen years. He plays guitar and sings in The Silent Type and records electronic music as Circuit Lions. Nathan lives and works in Richmond, Virginia, and writes at www.metopal.com.