IAN GANASSI


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Poems: Offcourse (2017, 2015, 2013, 2019), Otoliths (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019), BlazeVOX (2019, 2018), AMP (2019), Stand Magazine (England; 2018), The American Journal of Poetry (2018), 2Bridges Review (2018), New American Writing (2018, 2012, 1991), Lotus Eater (Italy; 2018), Home Planet News (2018), First Literary Review East (2018, 2017), Past Simple (2016), The Yale Review (2000, 2016, 1994), China Grove (2015), Altered Scale (2014), The Moth (Ireland; 2014), MadHat Annual (2014), Interim (2013), Warwick Review (UK; 2012), Map Literary (2012), Blackbox Manifold (UK; 2011), Trickhouse (2009), Found Poetry (2009), Elixir (2006), Caketrain (2006), The New Haven Advocate (2005), Ploughshares (2001, 1995), Poetry New York (1999, 1995, 1991), Denver Quarterly (1999, 1995, 1991, 1987), Verse (1998), American Letters & Commentary (1998, 1994), Pequod (1993, 1991), Mudfish (1991, 1987)


True for the Moment, a book-length poetry collection, was selected by MadHat Press

for publication in 2020

Mean Numbers, a book-length poetry collection, was published in September 2016 by

China Grove Press

New England Review published translations of Books 1 through 7 of Virgil’s Aeneid

between 2003 and 2016

Critical essays have appeared in Critical Flame (2016), Salamander (2007), Boulevard (2007), Octopus (2007, 2005), and American Letters & Commentary (2003)


HONORS

2005 Pushcart Prize nomination for poem “Blunt Trauma,” published in The Journal

2005 Grant-in-aid, Saint Botolph Club, Boston, for translation of Book 6 of Virgil’s Aeneid

1993 Writing residency, The Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY

1985 Working scholarship, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Middlebury, Vermont


THE CORPSES: COLLABORATIVE COLLAGE

EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

2020 "Explore: Found Objects," Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA

2019 Trestle Gallery online, Brooklyn, NY

2019 Otoliths, Spring issue

2018 "The Freak Show," Local Project, LIC, NY

2018 Unlikely Stories, 20th-anniversary issue

2018 A5 Magazine, Portfolio 14, U.K.

2018 "Et Tu, Art Brute?" Andrew Edlin Gallery, NYC

2017 "Metro 31," City Wthout Walls, Newark, NJ

2017 "From Here to There," Camaradas El Barrio, Harlem, NY

2016 Shadowgraph Quarterly

2016 “Materials,” Materials for the Arts, LIC, NY

2016 “The Food Show,” Local Project, LIC, NY

2016 Koffee Art, New Haven, CT

2016 "Recycled, Repurposed, Recovered: Found Object Art,"

A.D. Gallery, University of North Carolina at Pembroke

2015 OffcourseLiterary Journal

2015 Superstition Review

2014 AMP Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2014 MadHat Lit

2013 The Drunken Boat

2011 Fogged Clarity Arts Review

2011 Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT

2010 “Disciplined Spontaneity,” Zone: Contemporary Art, NYC


READINGS AND TALKS

2016 Poetry reading and book signing in conjunction with publication of Mean Numbers, Cornelia Street Cafe, NYC

2016 WPKN radio, interview by Richard Hill on publication of Mean Numbers, poetry reading, and discussion of collage collaboration, "The Corpses"

2016 New England Review, web site interview on translation of Virgil’s Aeneid, Book 7,

and “The Corpses” 

2014 Poetry reading as part of exhibition, AMP Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2010 “Illuminating the Text,” gallery talk and poetry reading in conjunction with “Disciplined Spontaneity” exhibition, Zone: Contemporary Art, NYC  

2010 Presentation on “The Corpses,” Educational Center for the Arts, New Haven
, CT


WORK EXPERIENCE

1990–present Poetry readings, collaborations with dancers, visual artists, and musicians

In New Haven, CT: Yale University, The Phoenix New Haven Poetry Series, Southern Connecticut State University, ECA, Dancespace New Haven

In New York: The State University of New York at Purchase, Cornelia Street Café, NYC

2009–2011 Instructor, “Collaborative Writing,” Educational Center for the Arts, New Haven, CT

1990–2012 Latin percussionist/dance accompanist, modern, Caribbean, and African

dance classes

1995 Instructor, “Reading and Writing Contemporary Poetry,” Yale College Seminar, New Haven

1984–93 Editorial assistant, The Paris Review, NYC

1983-1992 Various business-related writing, including computer technical writing and needs analysis and preliminary feasibility studies


EDUCATION

MFA in Poetry, City University of New York, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY. Studied with poets including John Ashbery and Ann Lauterbach

BA, English, State University of New York, Empire State College, White Plains, NY



LAURA BELL


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLICATIONS 

2020 "Night and Day," Local Project, LIC, NY

2020 "Explore: Found Objects," Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA

2019 Trestle Gallery online, Brooklyn, NY

2019 Otoliths, Spring issue, selections from collage collaboration, "The Corpses," paintings,

and works on paper 

2018 Unlikely Stories, 20th-anniversary issue, selections from "The Corpses" 

2018 "The Freak Show," Local Project, LIC, NY

2018 A5 Magazine, Portfolio 14, selections from "The Corpses," U.K.

2018 "Et Tu, Art Brute?" Andrew Edlin Gallery, NYC

2017 "Metro 31," City Without Walls, Newark, NJ

2017 "Animalia," Local Project, LIC, NY

2017 "From Here to There," Camaradas El Barrio, Harlem, NY

2016 Painting “Flyway” appeared as cover of New England Review, Fall/Winter issue

2016 "International," Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ

2016 Shadowgraph Quarterly, selections from “The Corpses”

2016 “Materials,” MFTA gallery, Materials for the Arts, LIC, NY

2016 “The Food Show,” Local Project, LIC, NY2016 "Recycled, Repurposed, Recovered," selections from “The Corpses," A.D. Gallery, University of North Carolina at Pembroke 

2015 Offcourse Literary, selections from “The Corpses”2015 Superstition Review, selections from “The Corpses”2014 AMP Gallery, Provincetown, MA; paintings and selections from “The Corpses”

2014  MadHat Lit, selections from “The Corpses”

2013  The Drunken Boat, selections from “The Corpses”

2013  “Big Queens Drawing Show," Jamaica Center for the Arts, Jamaica, NY

2011 Fogged Clarity Arts Review, selections from “The Corpses”

2011 Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT

2010 “BYOA,” X Initiative, NYC

2010 “Disciplined Spontaneity,” Zone: Contemporary Art, NYC

2009 Governor’s Island Art Fair, NYC     

2008 Governor’s Island Art Fair, NYC

2007 “Anonymous Drawings 6,” Blütenweiss, Berlin

2005  A.I.R. Biennial, A.I.R. Gallery, NYC

2003  “Oil,” Lowe Gallery, NYC

2000 “Perimeters: Painting,” LICK Gallery, LIC, NY

1996 “Beyond Abstraction,” Doshi Center, Harrisburg, PA

1996 “Personal Visions,” Art Place, Chicago

1990 “Brooklyn,” Minor Injury Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1985 “Downtown Work,” Caidoz Gallery, NYC

1985 Solo installation, “Imagine You Can Dance,” Windows on White, NYC;

sponsored by LMCC

1984 “Body Memories,” BACA/Brooklyn Council for the Arts, Brooklyn, NY


OTHER

2016 WPKN radio, interviewed with poet Ian Ganassi by Richard Hill on collage collaboration, “The Corpses,” and publication of Ganassi's poetry collection Mean Numbers

2010 “Illuminating the Text,” gallery talk and poetry reading in conjunction with “Disciplined Spontaneity” exhibition, Zone: Contemporary Art, NYC

2010 Presentation on collage collaboration, “The Corpses,” Educational Center for the Arts,

New Haven, CT

1994 Commission for Local 2110, installation commemorating 10 years of union organizing, Amalgamated Lithographers, NYC

1993 Artist-in-residence, the Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY

1992 Commission for Good Machine Productions to create paintings for film 

The Wedding Banquet

1990 Individual Artist’s Grant, Artists Space, NYC


EDUCATION

B.A., Douglass College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ