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John-A-Thon | Celebrating John Foxell's Life & Work

  • Staten Island Arts 23 Navy Pier Court Staten Island, NY, 10304 United States (map)

Join Staten Island Arts for our JOHN-A-THON, a celebration of John Foxell’s life and work, on Thursday, March 7th from 7:00 to 9:00pm. The evening will feature readings of Foxell’s poetry and writings, stories from some of his closest friends, excerpts from two films (“Memento Mori: A Conversation with John Foxell” by Willie Chu and Marguerite Rivas and “Foxell” by Joy Ghigliotti and Edmund Varuolo), and music loved by him, including performances by Rob Landsman and Allergic to B’s (Gary and Joan Moore).

Gather with Foxell’s wide and eclectic community to remember him or to learn more about his story. Coffee, tea, and light refreshments will be served. Photo above by Paul Moakley.

Please RSVP at ticket link.

Public programming of JOHN FOXELL: MEMENTO MORI

Explore thirty assemblages and collage-based works by John Foxell, in the first gallery show dedicated to his art. Also featuring films about Foxell by Willie Chu and by Joy Ghigliotti and Edmund Varuolo of Hypnotronic Comics, the portrait of Foxell by Robert Bunkin, and photography of Foxell’s home by Paul Moakley, originally commissioned by The New York Times. #JohnFoxell #outsiderart Willie Chu Marguerite Maria Rivas Hypno-tronic Comics Carolyn Clark Allergic To B's

Staten Island Arts is supported, in part, by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo; the Lily Auchincloss Foundation; Councilwoman Debi Rose; Stop & Stor; and its artist, board, individual, and business members.

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