#47 Priscilla Stadler introduced by Evie McKenna, April 19, 2023

We are excited to begin our 2023 art talks series!

On Wednesday, April 19 at 8:00 pm, join us for an artist talk at Espresso 77 cafe at 35-57 77th St, Jackson Heights, NY 11372.

We invite you to arrive around 7:00 pm, settle in with a drink and/or food, and grab a seat. Espresso 77 is pleased to offer a happy hour until 8 pm for our event.

The evening will begin with JHAT veteran Evie McKenna sharing images/videos of her recent animation and mixed media print work.

Evie will be followed by Priscilla Stadler who will give a 30-40 minute talk about her interdisciplinary work.

An informal Q&A will follow.

The event is free, but the purchase of a beverage or food item is strongly encouraged in support of our venue partner Espresso 77.

Event will also be live streamed via our FB page.

About the artists:

Priscilla Stadler (she or they) is an interdisciplinary visual artist who uses creativity and intuition to envision underground and underwater worlds, design open-ended dialogues about local issues, learn science, and invent oracles. Her upcoming solo exhibition, SLUDGE, focuses on Newtown Creek, the toxic waterway (and federal Superfund site) that divides Queens and Brooklyn. The show will take place at Local Project Gallery in Long Island City, Queens, NYC in May, 2023.

Stadler’s work has been featured in venues including the Queens Museum, the New Museum, the park across the street from PS1-MoMA, Art in Odd Places, the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, the Hammond Museum, Flux Factory, Shared Dialogue Shared Space, the Wassaic Project, and more. She moved to Elmhurst, Queens in 2005 and to Jackson Heights in 2017.

Priscilla’s website

Priscilla’s IG


Evie McKenna is an artist, educator and environmentalist. Her current work is in two disciplines – mixed media print work and short animations. The shared subject is the botanical world, portrayed in ways that excavate shapes, lines and planes of focus. She has shown her print work at the Queens Museum, Southern Utah Museum, Wave Hill and Michael Foley Gallery among other places. Her short films have recently been screened in Denmark, Vancouver and Austin, Texas. She has received a Queens Council on the Arts grant for New Work and a NYFA catalogue project grant. Residencies have included Yaddo, Marfa, The Montello Foundation, Wave Hill Winter Studios and the PS122 Studio Residency. As an educator, she has taught at several area schools including SVA, Pratt and Brooklyn College as a photography instructor. Currently, she is dividing her time between Jackson Heights and the Catskills while teaching at Catskill Art Space in Livingston Manor. 

Evie’s website

Evie’s IG

Evie’s VIMEO link

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