Faculty Presentation: James Stroud, Cleyvis Natera, and Mark Wunderlich

Wednesday, July 17, 2024
5-7 PM

Join us for a summer faculty artist talk and reading with artist James Stroud, and writers Cleyvis Natera, and Mark Wunderlich.

If you can’t join us in person, you can view the livestream here.

About Our Speakers

James Stroud


James Stroud is a painter and master printer who is the Founder/Director of Center Street Studio, a professional printmaking workshop that prints and publishes contemporary prints with emerging and established artists. His own work is represented in several public collections including the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.; The Boston Museum of Fine Arts; the Pushkin Museum in Moscow, Russia; the Yale University Art Gallery; the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College; and the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard College. He was the recent recipient of a Ballinglen Arts Foundation Artist Residency in Co. Mayo, Ireland.

The writer Cleyvis Natera (Dominican Republic/USA), New York, New York, December 1, 2021. Photograph © Beowulf Sheehan
Photo: Beowulf Sheehan


Cleyvis Natera is the award-winning author of the critically acclaimed debut novel, Neruda on the Park. She studied literature and creative writing at Skidmore College and holds an MFA in Fiction from New York University. Her fiction, essays, and criticisms have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, URSA Story, TIME, Gagosian Quarterly, The Brooklyn Rail, The Rumpus, The Washington Post, The Kenyon Review, Aster(ix), and Kweli Journal, among other publications. Natera teaches creative writing at Barnard College of Columbia University in New York City. She lives with her husband and young children in Montclair, NJ.

Mark Wunderlich600


Mark Wunderlich‘s most recent book is God of Nothingness, published by Graywolf Press. His other books include The Earth Avails, which received the Rilke Prize, Voluntary Servitude, and The Anchorage, which received the Lambda Literary Award. He is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment of the Arts, Civitella Ranieri Foundation, the Fine Arts Work Center, and elsewhere. He is Executive Director of the Bennington Writing Seminars graduate writing program, and also serves as Chair of the Writing Committee at FAWC.

All readings and artist talks are held in the Stanley Kunitz Common Room, unless otherwise noted. Our annual summer exhibition, Edge Condition, is on view June 6 through August 22, 2024 in our Hudson D. Walker Gallery. Both venues are located at 24 Pearl Street in Provincetown.

Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 12 PM-5 PM
The gallery is also open by appointment and during all public events

Parking is restricted to students and faculty staying on site

The Stanley Kunitz Common Room and the Hudson D. Walker Gallery are accessible facilities in compliance with ADA guidelines.

If  you require assistance to access these venues, please call the Fine Arts Work Center at 508-487-9960 ext.101 in advance of your visit.

24 Pearl Street
Provincetown, MA 02657

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