You may already know that Prof. Jan Estep is a multi-talented artist, but did you also know that she received her Ph.D. in Philosophy before getting her MFA?
Check out an interview with Jan in which she discusses her early days in philosophy, her artistic transition and how she has continued to incorporate her two passions in her current work.January 28th, 2014
Eleanor Harwood Gallery
1295 Alabama Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
January 10th - February 8th
A figure/ground relationship is the interaction between the figure (the foreground) and the ground (the background). Whether it's being used to describe text (the figure) on a piece of paper (the ground), or the person reading (the figure) and their environment (the ground), art needs both a subject and a context in order to have meaning.
Ranging from large acrylic paintings on canvas, to small graphite drawings on printer paper, these four distinct artists create whimsical narratives using bright colors and playful mark making. The paintings embrace their abnormalities and imperfections to explore the figure, humor, and the distortion and manipulation of the world their pictures live in.January 14th, 2014
Opening Reception: Prima Materia and BA commencement exhibition
Come and celebrate our BFA's and BA students!
BFA's Candice Hafalia-Yackel, Mark Kuntz, Casey Pearson, Katie Petri
Friday, December 6, 2013
Public Program 5:30 PM in InFlux
Reception 6:00 PM in Quarter Gallery and Regis
Opening at SooVac
Untitled exhibition (featuring Miranda Brandon, Edie Overturf and Jon Mahnke)
Opening reception 6-9pm
Upcoming, mark your calendars....
Midway Contemporary Art
Julia Rometti and Victor Costales
Opening Reception: Friday, December 13 from 6-8pm
Call for entries! The Third Annual Edina Film Festival, November 7th - 9th, 2013 at Landmark's Edina Cinema, is holding a poster contest for Minnesota artists to join in creatively celebrating the event. The winning entry will be awarded a $250 prize and will be featured in Festival publicity, promotional materials and program guide.
Renowned book author and illustrator Nancy Carlson, an Edina resident, will judge the contest.
All entries must project a cinema theme and include Festival dates and location. Entries, limit one per artist, must be accompanied by a registration form and $10 fee. Submissions are due at the Edina Art Center, 4701 W. 64th St., Edina 55435, by 7 pm August 5th, 2013. For entry forms, guidelines and contest details, please visit www.edinafilmfestival.com
The winning entry will be announced August 19th.
The Edina Film Festival benefits the Edina Art Center.
Media Contact: Kitty O'Dea at email@example.com or 952-922-1165July 8th, 2013
The City of Dubuque, Iowa, announces the selection of 10 works of outdoor sculpture for the 2013 Art on the River Exhibition. In its eighth year, the temporary public art exhibit drew 79 entries from 47 artists from 18 states and one foreign country (Vienna, Austria).
The works will be installed in front of the Grand River Center and along the Mississippi Riverwalk at the Port of Dubuque in July 2013, with an opening event set for Thursday, July 11, at 5:00 p.m. at the Grand River Center. The event is free and open to the public.
The following sculptures were chosen for this highly competitive exhibit through a blind judging process:
Art on the River is part of the Dubuque City Council's Arts and Culture initiative. Working in conjunction with the arts and cultural affairs advisory commission, the Dubuque Museum of Art and a volunteer committee made up of artists, educators and city staff, the City has identified highly visible locations at the Port of Dubuque to display selected artwork. The Port of Dubuque is a 90-acre riverfront campus which features the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium, Grand River Center conference center, Grand Harbor Resort and WaterPark, Diamond Jo Casino, Port of Dubuque Marina, historic Dubuque Star Brewery, and Dubuque Shot Tower.
A panel of three credentialed jurors reviews the artist applications and makes a recommendation to the commission and the city council on the selection of artwork. Jurors for the 2013-2014 exhibit were:
The 2012-2013 Art on the River Exhibit, consisting of 10 works of sculpture, will be on exhibit through June 30, 2013. All of the sculptures are for sale and can be installed in both indoor and outdoor areas. The exhibit is free, can be viewed sunrise to sunset year-round, and is accessible. To vote for your favorite, go to www.cityofdubuque.org/artontheriver2012. For additional information, please contact Jan Stoffel at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 563-690-6064June 17th, 2013
Mark Hermanson is looking for an artist to produce a book cover illustration. The book is non-fiction (biographical) and the theme of the cover is the Gemini astrological sign (the title of the book is "A Gemini's Bitter Split"). Mark and the person who is the subject of the book have seen a basic design that could be the basis for the drawing.
Here are some basic details about the project:
-Mark is in Minneapolis until 19 July and would like to have the work finished by then, if possible.
-The size of the finished product should be in small book format (or can be reduced to that size), or A5 paper size (210 mm high x 148 mm wide).
If you are interested, more of the details will be discussed later with you.
For more information or contact information, email Mark at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or call at (267)-207-7895
The University is looking for someone as a new assistant professor in Ceramics for the coming 2012-2014 school year.
The University Employment system has recently posted the Ceramics position, so applicants can start applying.
Interested persons can be directed to https://employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=110965 for more information on the duties and qualifications, and application for the position.
Drew Peterson (UMN BFA '08, SAIC MFA '13)May 15th, 2013
The U of M MFA Students are throwing a garage sale/open studio extravaganza on May 24th. Original artwork and supplies will be up for grabs for cheap cheap cheap. This is a great opportunity to see what the MFA students have been up to and see where the magic happens. Everything from printmaking to ceramics will be on view. Stop on by!
The studios will be open from 6 to 9pm on Friday, May 24, 2013; they are located in the Regis Center for Art on the West Bank campus (full address below).Recent student achievements include:
Laura Bigger, Printmaking - Lone Collaborative Research Grant, 2013.
Kate Casanova, Sculpture - "City Pages Artist of the Year," The Beijing Film Academy Biennial, 2013.
Daniel Dean, Experimental Media Arts- The Minnesota Biennial, Soap Factory, The Beijing Film Academy Biennial, 2013.
Maggie Finlayson, Ceramics -Armory Art Center Residency, 9/2013-5/2014.
Jess Hirsch, Sculpture - The Minnesota Biennial, Soap Factory, 2013.
Terez Lacovino, Printmaking -Visiting Guest Lecturer, Houghton College, NY, Lone Collaborative Research Grant, 2013.
Ben Moren, Experimental Media Arts- The Minnesota Biennial, Soap Factory, The Beijing Film Academy Biennial, Blast Theory Residency, London. 2013.
Stefanie Motta, Photography - The Minnesota Biennial, Soap Factory, 2013.
Bryn Gleason's recent photo intaglio work was accepted to the New York Society of Etchers, 3rd National Exhibition of Intaglio Prints. The exhibition will run May 20 - June 7th in New York City. Bryn's work is currently on view in the Nash Gallery as part of the Kaleidoscope BFA exhibition through May 18th.
The reception is scheduled for Wednesday, May 22nd at 6:30 - 8:30 PM.
The National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South
The Faculty Scholarship Review Committee is pleased to announce the
Undergraduate Art Scholarship recipients for 2013-14.
Congratulations to the following Art students!Zelda and Max Berman Scholarship:
The Arts Board is looking for volunteers to review grant applications and advise the Arts Board on funding recommendations for FY 2014 for Arts Learning, Folk and Traditional Arts, and Minnesota Festival Support programs.
Individuals with experience as an artist, arts educator, arts administrator, teaching artist, folk and traditional artist, or arts festival organizer are highly encouraged to participate.
To find out more information on review panel dates, follow the link to the website.
To discuss these volunteer opportunities, contact Jan Nelson, advisory panel coordinator, at (651) 215-1608 and (800) 866-2787, or email at email@example.com
The Bell Museum Resident Artist Research Project offers artists an exclusive opportunity to engage with University researchers and scientific collections while exploring the application of art as a medium for interpreting science in the public realm.
Sonja Peterson employs motifs of common agricultural plants and animals, underground roots, spider webs, and vine-like growths to examine the global matrix of agricultural, financial, and environmental systems. Using traditional paper cutting, collage, and stencils, Peterson creates elaborate large-scale hanging papercuts that illustrate how the structural integrity of global systems lies in their interconnectivity: if elements disconnect, the entire system comes under threat of collapse.
Inspired by the writings of Michael Pollan, Richard Holmes, and many others, Peterson is currently interested in how the collection and trade of natural commodities like precious metals, plant-based dyes, spices, fruits, and animal furs have linked nature to the global banking system and interwoven cultures, economies, and ecological systems around the world. Visit Sonja Peterson online.March 29th, 2013
As you may know, the student group Freedom By Design is still looking for art donations for its annual Art Auction. This event works towards the collecting of art in order to raise money for the student group. The event is going to be held on April 16th and any donation will help. Their mission as a student group is:
Freedom By Design is a non-profit community service program that utilizes the talents of architecture students to radically impact the lives of people in their community through modest design and construction solutions. Vital modifications are made to enhance the homes of low-income and disabled individuals by addressing their struggles with everyday tasks such as bathing, ascending stairs and opening doors. Our priority is improving the safety, comfort, and dignity of the home's occupants. Freedom By Design (FBD) teaches students how to resolve accessibility issues while simultaneously providing them with the real world experience of working with a client, mentorship from a constructor, and an understanding of the practical impact of architecture and design.
Freedom By Design is looking for anybody willing to donate art (ceramics, painting, drawings, etc.) for the art auction this year. All the money made from donated art will go to AIAS and Freedom by Design and no profit will be made by the donors.
If you are interested in donating art for the cause, please bring your work to the Advising Office E223 in the Regis Art Building, DEADLINE APRIL 10. If you want more information about the event, want to know where to collect unsold art, or have questions about any other matters pertaining to the event, please contact Shane Cory at firstname.lastname@example.org.March 27th, 2013
Photo Shoot Room, E223 Regis- for preparation of portfolios- now open to all Art students (please read carefully)
The Photo Shoot Room, E233, will be available for use beginning Monday, March 11th. To reserve the room, you need to sign out the room and check out a swipe card from the tool crib (link is listed below). A student can check out the room for up to 5 hours.
The hours of availability will be the same as the West Regis checkout, 9am to 9:30pm Monday thru Thursday, Friday 9am to 5:30pm and Saturday 10am to 4:30pm. The room will be available during Spring Break when the checkout is open. Students may also check out the Rebel Camera, but please be aware that the use of that camera is in high demand. If you are currently in Professional Practices or in a photo class, you are already approved for use. If you are not, you need to get approval to use the Rebel camera from Karen Haselmann: email@example.com. You can also check out a tripod. You are welcome to use your own photography equipment if you have it.
MFA graduate students will have exclusive access on Sundays. We will have a sign-up for Sunday access for grads on the door of E233, similar to the Project Space sign-ups. Faculty and grads also have access during the week, but need to use the check out system with the tool crib to avoid conflicts.
Please note: We need to take good care of the photo lights, which are expensive and get hot. Please don't turn them on until everything else is set up and turn them off as soon as you are finished photographing.
Art Work cannot be stored in that room--it needs to be removed once you are done shooting.Link to check out the swipe card to check out photo shoot room
Presented as part of Puppet Lab, a series of 4 new puppet performances.
I Have Filthy Habits follows two siblings and an explorer who cross paths inside a terrarium. Weather patterns and behavior trends emerge, as three performers follow their habits into unknown and unstable territories.
March 8, 8pm
March 9, 8pm
March 10, 3pm
Professor Clarence Morgan will open his solo exhibition at University of North Carolina, Asheville with a lecture and reception on Friday, February 8. Images of Wonder will be on view through March 4.
Great coverage of his show can be found here:
For more information, visit art.unca.edu or call 828.251.6559.February 19th, 2013
Minnesota Citizens for the Arts is looking for arts supporters, both students and art enthusiasts, to attend Arts Advocacy Day on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at the State Capital. Minnesota's Arts Advocacy Day is a fun, free event where you get together with other arts advocates from across the state to speak with legislators about the importance of the arts in your district.
MCA is a statewide advocacy organization that works to ensure all people have access to and opportunity in the arts.
This session, the state Legislature is facing a $1 billion budget deficit. The next two years of arts funding is on the line. Your legislators need to hear from you that grants are being well spent and benefiting your campus, your community, and our state. Your best opportunity to do this is at Arts Advocacy Day 2013 on March 7.
More information about Arts Advocacy Day can be found here: http://www.mncitizensforthearts.org/events/advocacyday/
You can help by:
- attending Arts Advocacy Day. RSVP at: http://www.facebook.com/l/kAQEhXFkBAQHN0zil9_vPZdcxAnAjx0MHB1J9-sP6iuwp0A/www.mncitizensforthearts.org/events/advocacyday/
- posting informational flyers
- spreading the word to everyone!
- sharing info about Advocacy Day on your Facebook page and Twitter feed or any other social network site
Please direct questions to Aubre Suttle, Campus Arts Advocate, at 651-251-0686 or firstname.lastname@example.orgFebruary 19th, 2013
The Rochester Contemporary Art Center's global 6x6x2013 exhibition is coming up in June. They would love to have significant participation in this show by Minneapolis artists. The exhibition dates are June 1- July 14, 2013. Anyone may enter up to 6 artworks of any medium (2D or 3D) and there is no entry fee. Fill-out the entry form and mail your artworks directly to:
Rochester Contemporary Art Center
137 East Ave.
Rochester, NY 14604
Website and Entry Form: http://www.roco6x6.org/6x6x2013_intro.php
Entries Due: April 21 (Postmarked April 20th)
Global Online Preview Begins: May 24 @10am
Preview (no purchase): May 29 - 31, 1-10pm
Opening Party & Artwork Sale: June 1, 6-10pm ($5)
7:30pm raffle for buyer positions #1-20
8:00pm all other buyers
Global Online Purchasing Begins: June 4 at 10am
Sold Out Artists' Names Revealed Online: July 5
Artwork Purchase Price: $20 each
Purchased Artwork Pick-Up: July 14 - 16, 1-7pm
The West Virginia Wesleyan College recently opened a new position within the art department. It is a 9-month visiting artist-in-residence contract beginning in August 2013 and will run dating the fall and spring semesters. The selected artist will teach foundational art and history courses while developing a new body of work in their on-campus studio. Additionally, the artist's work will be featured in a solo exhibition during the spring semester.
Full details of the job description and steps to apply can be found at:
Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications submitted by March 15, 2013 will receive full consideration.
For more information about the Artist-in-Residence program, please contact Ellen Mueller at email@example.com. The WVWC Art Department can be found online at http://art.wvwc.edu or https://www.facebook.com/WvWesleyanArtDept.
The Uptown Association- producer of the Uptown Art Fair- is currently seeking jurors for the 2013 selection process. As a highly ranked fine art festival, the Uptown Art Fair receives an average of 1,000 applications for our 350 available spaces. They rely on highly knowledgeable artists, professors, and curators, to assist with the selection process.
The jury process reviews artist applications and extends exhibitor invitations in a fair and balanced manner. Jurors view applicant slides on 6' screens and vote yes, no or maybe. Scoring takes place on laptops through a high-speed internet connection, allowing immediate results.
The jury will be held Saturday, March 23 from approximately 7:30am-7pm and Sunday, March 24 from 7:30am-8pm at the Sheraton Midtown Minneapolis. Jurors MUST be available to work for the entire duration of the jury on Saturday and Sunday. An optional reception will be held Friday, March 23 from 5:30-8pm. Meals will be provided throughout the weekend free of charge, as will lodging in the Sheraton if you choose to stay overnight. Jurors are paid $300 for their services.
If you are interested and available for this opportunity, please e-mail your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, February, 22, 2013. The Uptown Association's ultimate goal is to recruit a panel with a collective knowledge base representing each of our 12 media categories.
DAVE BOWN PROJECTS has their 6th Semiannual Competition.
"The initiatives of the privately held U.S. company focus on advancing the field of visual arts by conducting research, buying works of art for the Collection of Dave Bown Projects, and providing unrestricted monetary awards to visual artists."
Curator of 20th Century & Contemporary Art
Boca Raton Museum of Art
Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art
Cleveland Museum of Art
Assistant Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Prizes: $10,000 USD (1 artist will receive $5,000 USD and 5 artists will each receive $1,000 USD).
In addition to the cash prizes listed above; Dave Bown Projects will be buying works of art from artists as submissions are received. All styles and mediums are eligible.
Eligibility: This competition is open to all visual artists who are 18 years of age or older. All styles and mediums are eligible.
Selection Process: Early entries are encouraged. Previewing will occur on a daily and weekly basis by Dave Bown Projects as submissions are received.
Deadline: May 30th, 2013
For further information, please contact Dave Bown at 917-365-5265 or email@example.comFebruary 18th, 2013
The Department of Art at the University of Arkansas is pleased to announce a search for a Studio Art Technician position beginning the next academic year. Please find the position description attached to this post.
The Department is benefiting from the continuing growth of the Fayetteville, Arkansas campus and from the unprecedented regional growth in the arts. As evidenced by the recent opening of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, they are building upon a solid foundation for a vibrant creative economy in Northwest Arkansas.
Candidates who can contribute to the diversity of the University are especially encouraged to apply and the review process will begin on March 15, 2013.
Please direct questions to Jeannie Hulen, Chair and Associate Professor of Ceramics at firstname.lastname@example.org or 479-575-5202.February 18th, 2013
The Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans announced a call for artists for the 17th Annual No Dead Artists: National Juried Exhibition. Attached you will find an information sheet for student opportunities as well as a press release with full details and information. This is a wonderful opportunity for Undergraduates, Graduate Students, Alumni and Faculty alike to have their artwork exposed in a renowned exhibition of contemporary art. Along with the critique of a panel of jurors and the possibility for gallery representation, one finalist will be awarded a solo show at the gallery in 2013. This year's jurors are Lawrence Benenson (Board Member of the Museum of Modern Art, American Folk Art Museum, Museum for African Art, Cooper Union, ART/OMI International Arts Center and the Center for Arts in Education), Megan Koza Young (Director of the Dishman Art Museum) and Jordana Zeldin (Director and Curator at ArtBridge).
Please direct questions to Matthew Weldon Showman, Curatorial Assistant, at www.jonathanferraragallery.com or 504.522.5471.February 18th, 2013
UROP proposals for projects to be completed in Summer 2013 and Fall 2013 are due on February 25, 2013. The following links provide information for faculty and students about the program. Questions can be directed to Wendy Nicholson-Kotas, the coordinator of the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) for the College of Liberal Arts. She can be reached at email@example.com or 612-624-4368.February 18th, 2013
Please join Intermedia Arts and the City of Minneapolis for a celebration to meet the artists and city planners who will be engaged in critical thinking and art making around City and urban issues in the coming year!
4-5:30PM, Tuesday, February 5, 2013
at Intermedia Arts | 2822 Lyndale Avenue South Minneapolis MN
Creative CityMaking fosters collaborations between local artists and city planners to develop fresh and innovative approaches for addressing the long-term transportation, land use, economic, environmental, and social issues facing Minneapolis. Across Minneapolis, artists and planners are initiating discussions with community members around key civic issues. Creative CityMaking builds on their pioneering work, with the goals of increasing the participation of underrepresented communities in determining the city's future and developing a city that is a living work of art.
In My Lifetime, a documentary film about nuclear weapons, will be be broadcast on select American Public Television stations at 10 pm EST on April 7, 2013, It features photos from Paul Shambroom's project "Face to Face With the Bomb", as well as an interview with Paul. (check link closer to the date for stations and local broadcast times.)February 12th, 2013
The third year grads are putting together a catalog for their MFA show and are fundraising to cover print costs. They have a super sweet Indiegogo campaign where you can get one of a kind artworks in exchange for funding their project! They have a top notch designer, Michael Aberman, designing the catalog and the wonderful Christina Schmid writing essays to accompany the work. They are hoping to make a great take-a-way piece to commemorate the show. Please help if you can! See the link below:February 12th, 2013
EJ Shin's documentary, Verita$: Everybody Loves Harvard,
Director: Shin Eun-jung (South Korea), is an 80-minute critical examination of Harvard's monumental but disquieting global power. This independent documentary examines Harvard's ties to US foreign policy and neoliberalism. It uses historical footage and interviews with many leading American intellectuals, including MIT professor Noam Chomsky and many Harvard professors.
Running Time: 80' 30"
Q & A following with George Katsiaficas, Professor, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, Massachusetts.
"The best and brightest" is how Harvard University is described today. People all over the world admire Harvard. But Harvard is not just an Ivory Tower. It is an organ of the American ruling class and has been very influential in U.S. foreign policy.
This documentary critically examines Harvard's historical role and its global impact. The director describes Harvard's traditional character in three key words: rich, white, and male. To demonstrate these points of view, the director followed Harvard's unknown history such as providing students as strikebreakers in the 1912 Bread and Rose strike and 1919 Boston police strike. It also analyzes conservative Harvard scientists' role promoting American Eugenics in the early 20th century which had deep impact on Nazi Germany.
After WW2, the US became the center of the world, and this change made an impact on all American universities. As a training ground for the international elite, Harvard has maintained close ties with the U.S. Government and provided crucial dimensions of state ideology, particularly during the Cold War. The expansion of Area Studies was a good example of universities serving for the government's agenda. From Marshall Plan to the anti-war movement in the 60s, the documentary follows strained moments of modern history connected to its impact on American universities.
However, the anti-war movement challenged Harvard, and it subsequently adapted neoliberal policies more focused on corporate management than defense management. Harvard's continuing global influence is monumental yet disquieting, as exemplified by its central role in the Russian aid scandal of the 1990s. The film also examines Harvard's neoliberal investment policy and its impact on the community as well.
This documentary questions what the real purpose of education should be. The title "VERITAS" means truth in Latin, and it is the motto of Harvard. But in reviewing their own history, the director questions the real meaning of truth and changes S into $ sign emphasizing the fact that Harvard has pursued money and power.
Shin Eun-jung was awarded the prize for best director of a documentary at the 2011 New York International Film Festival.
Monday Feb 18, 2013
In Flux space (E110)
Regis Center for Art
University of Minnesota
405 21st Ave. South
West Bank, Minneapolis
Info Session on Tuesday, February 19th noon to 1:30 in the Administrative Office conference room (E201 Regis).
Meet the instructor, learn what we have planned, and ask any questions you may have about this year's program.
Paul D. Miller a.k.a. DJ Spooky and Svitlana Matviyenko, editors of The Imaginary App, an anthology of art and scholarship on app-computing, invite artists and designers to submit entries for a traveling art exhibition and publication of selected works in the anthology.
The exhibition will feature original icons of nonexistent apps with their concepts.
This exhibition is supported by Harvard's metaLAB and will take place in different venues during 2013-2014. The deadline to send the work is April 1, 2013.January 24th, 2013
David Bowen's latest work underwater will be exhibited at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
Opening reception: January 17th 6-9 pm
The exhibition runs through March 31st
David Bowen's hypnotically complex exhibition, underwater, is at the bleeding edge of technology and interactive environments. Bowen used an Xbox Kinect to collect data from the surface water of Lake Superior for months. This information was then fed into a complex motor-controlled grid structure that is suspended from the gallery ceiling. The grid will rise and fall, corresponding to the collected wave data. When visitors
stand under the structure, they will see a fascinating contrast between the natural undulations of the waves and the mechanical movement of the aluminum rods and motors.
This installation was commissioned by the Biennale Interieur, Kortrijk, Belgium and supported from a Fellowship grant from the Arrowhead
Regional Arts Council.
For more information: www.artsmia.org/maepJanuary 24th, 2013
January 24, 2013
Regis Center for Art - Influx
Visiting Artist Lecture (Free, open to the public)
This evening, Dean Parente will confer on Harmony Hammond the Alumni of Notable Achievement award.
Harmony Hammond is an artist, art writer and independent curator who lives and works in Galisteo, New Mexico. Considered a pioneer of the feminist art movement, she lectures and publishes extensively on painting, feminist art, lesbian art, and the cultural representation of "difference". She is an alumna of the University of Minnesota and was a co-founder of A.I.R., the first women's cooperative art gallery in New York and Heresies: A Feminist Publication on Art & Politics. As Professor of Art, she taught at the University of Arizona for seventeen years; currently mentors MFA students at Vermont College; and is a visiting artist at numerous art schools. Hammond has had over 45 solo exhibitions and her work has been shown in many museums nationally and internationally. Recently, her work was included in "WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution" (2007) a major historical survey exhibition that traveled to venues in the United States, Canada, Europe and Mexico. Her work is represented in the permanent collections of many museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art in New York; and the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis and she has received fellowships from numerous foundations. Hammond's groundbreaking book Lesbian Art in America: A Contemporary History (Rizzoli, 2000) received a Lambda Literary Award and remains the primary text on the subject. Currently she is the Santa Fe Correspondent for Art in America.
Harmony Hammond's public lecture "Raising the Roof: Feminist Art Then and Now" will show examples of her work and discuss coming of age as an artist in Minneapolis, her participation in New York City feminist art movements of the 70s and 80s, later involvement with feminist art projects in Minnesota, and the state of feminist art today!January 24th, 2013
Saturday, January 26, 2013
2 - 3 p.m. in Pillsbury AuditoriumVincent James, Jennifer Yoos, and Jan-Lodewijk Grootaers, with Alex Bortolot
James is founding principal of VJAA. In 2005, he was named a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. He has held academic positions at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design and the University of Minnesota. He is currently Cass Gilbert Professor-in-Practice at the U. of M. School of Architecture.
Yoos is a principal at VJAA. She has practiced architecture both independently and with firms in Minneapolis and London. She received a Loeb Fellowship in Urban and Environmental Studies at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design.
Bortolot, PhD, is Content Strategist at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
$10, $5 MIA members. Free to African Art Affinity Group members.
To reserve tickets, call (612) 870-6323
PDF Flyer attached.January 24th, 2013
Job Type: Tenured/Tenure Track
Job Rank: Tenure-Track Faculty
Job ID: (0) 12121900001
College: Fine Arts
College URL: http://www.finearts.utexas.edu/
Department/Unit: Art and Art History
Department/Unit URL: http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/aah/
Closing Date: 02/17/2013
Field of Specialization: Transmedia
The Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas at Austin seeks applications for a tenure track, Assistant Professor position in Transmedia with an anticipated start date of Fall 2013. The Transmedia program is part of the Studio Arts division in the Department of Art and Art History. The Department of Art and Art History is comprised of four divisions: Design, Art History, Visual Art Studies and Studio Art. The University of Texas at Austin is a flagship, tier one, research institution, situated in a city known for its quality of life and active engagement with the arts.
Transmedia is an interdisciplinary field of study focused on a combination of technical and conceptual skills, preparing students for the development of a time-based art utilizing the tools and strategies of video, performance, digital or interactive art that are articulated in the studio, the public sphere and other contexts. By nature, Transmedia represents hybrid strategies and resists conventional disciplinary nomenclature. For this reason, we are seeking applicants who bring a wide range of practice that could include, but is not limited to video, performance, interactive and new applications of technology.
Applicants must have an active exhibition/ performance record nationally or internationally or comparable achievements in area of expertise. An MFA or equivalent is required. Prior teaching experience preferred. Applicants should be versed in art history, critical theory and time-based art production tools. Computer-based interactive skills and other technical knowledge desirable. The Assistant Professor in Transmedia will work closely with his/her colleagues in the studio area and with the department chair to develop new curricular initiatives, participate in governance and other service critical to the mission of the department.
Teaching will be at all levels, from undergraduate to graduate courses, with a typical faculty load of 2/2 based on an active research schedule. Service to the community of the department in addition to official college and university business is required. As a tier one, research institution, the University of Texas at Austin expects this faculty member to actively pursue original research with a mandate to add significantly to their field through publication, exhibition, performance or other venues central to their discipline. Salary is competitive with experience.
Applications should include a statement of interest, current curriculum vitae, the names of three professional references (with phone and email contact information), and documentation of teaching and research history. Please organize the documentation within a single PFD file and email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For moving image files, or other media that aren't easily accommodated by this format, please embed links within the PDF. Review of applications will begin February 11, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Texas at Austin maintains a strong commitment to equity and diversity. Given its continued efforts to achieve a diverse and equitable work environment and campus community, The University of Texas at Austin encourages all interested candidates to apply. For further information, please visit us at www.utexas.edu/finearts/aahJanuary 24th, 2013
Kate Casanova (MFA '13) was chosen by City Pages as one of thirteen Artists of the Year. Of course, we already knew that Kate is great.
Learn more about Kate on MN OriginalDecember 28th, 2012
Register and Save NOW!
You won't want to miss the College Art Association's 101st Annual Conference in New York. Register now and experience the world's largest international forum for professionals in the visual arts. Six thousand artists, art historians, curators, educators, and students will convene February 13-16, 2013 at the Hilton New York.
Your membership must be up to date to receive the conference member rate. Renew your membership now.
Be sure to book your travel accommodations today!November 6th, 2012
Are you conducting research abroad?
Do you employ staff overseas?
Are you struggling with international tax, legal, or other issues?
Global Operations can help!
Global Operations is a new University initiative that aims to increase access to information for University faculty and staff undertaking research or other projects abroad. The initiative brings together experts in the areas of tax, purchasing, legal, human resources, and compliance to assess issues, provide advice, and reduce internal infrastructure barriers.
Why should I consult with Global Operations?
Considerable planning and organization are required to set up and maintain operations and projects around the world. This often involves unfamiliar laws, regulations, taxes, and more. For activities ranging from large degree-granting programs to small activities with in-country hiring, purchasing, or other operational requirements, there are many considerations in order to ensure a successful program.
Learn more at: global.umn.edu/operations/
Global Operations is a University-wide effort led by the Global Programs and Strategy Alliance, in partnership with Academic Affairs and Provost's Office, General Counsel, Human Resources, Information Technology, Institutional Compliance, Internal Audit, Investments and Banking, Risk Management, Vice President for Research, Purchasing Services/Travel Services, Sponsored Projects Administration, and Tax Management.
Let the Global Operations team focus on your cross-border compliance requirements, so you can focus on your academic activities.
For more information, contact:
Stacey Tsantir, GPS Alliance
Student group, Bohemian Press is going to be selling their wares at Cache at the Casket Arts Building this weekend. Come by and buy one of a kind prints, t-shirts, buttons and a killer 2013 calendar beautifully hand-printed by some talented bohemians!November 2nd, 2012
The School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a Chair of the Foundations Curriculum. This full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor begins on August 16, 2013.
The ideal candidate will place foundational studies at the center of their pedagogy and research. The position requires a terminal degree in a related field, a personal commitment to foundational studies, administrative experience, and a demonstrated expertise and interest in crossing philosophic and media boundaries. Candidates should possess a demonstrated record of professional accomplishments and be in dialogue with contemporary art and design discourse, particularly as it relates to practice or pedagogy.
In addition to teaching two to three courses per year in programs across the School, the Chair of Foundations coordinates staffing and curriculum planning for a first-year program that serves several distinct majors within Studio Art, Design, Art History, and Art Education. Responsibilities also include supervision of academic advising and major selection processes for first-year students, as well as participation in Faculty governance at the School, College, and University levels.
The Foundations Curriculum at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is committed to providing first-year students with the broadest possible base of theoretical information and practical experience to build a visual and verbal language applicable to all disciplines within the School of Art + Design. We seek an experienced applicant who is prepared to lead faculty from multiple areas in the ongoing process of developing and maintaining a design and drawing curriculum that best serves the School's mission as a comprehensive unit.
About the University of Illinois:
The School of Art and Design is a part of the College of Fine and Applied Arts at the University of Illinois, an internationally recognized and historic research and educational institution. The University supports faculty as actively working researchers in the humanities, arts, sciences, and engineering through opportunities for funding and vital cross-disciplinary exchange in the campus' many institutes, centers, and initiatives. These include the Campus Research Board, the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, the Center for Advanced Study, the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, and numerous other more specialized hubs.
The arts also play a vital and recognized role in the University's service mission as a State University, as evidenced by the historic examples of the Krannert Art Museum and the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, each an international hub for innovative scholarship and public engagement.
The University actively pursues a commitment to diversity through growing support for its numerous area and ethnic studies programs. Faculty and students in the Arts routinely collaborate with these areas in their research and programming; such efforts enjoy support for activities on campus and around the world.
Supported by the nation's third largest research library and abundant technological resources, Illinois provides a rich environment for both traditional and experimental ventures. Champaign-Urbana is located in East Central Illinois, within a short driving distance to Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis. For more information, please visit www.illinois.edu for the University, www.faa.illinois.edu for the college, and www.art.illinois.edu for the School.
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 25, 2012. Please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload the following:
1. Detailed letter of application
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Research statement
4. Statement of teaching philosophy and experience (along with sample syllabi)
5. Names and complete contact information for three references
6. Portfolio of professional/research work (up to 20 total images and/or written publications)
7. Portfolio of your students' work (up to 20 total images)
Please submit items 1-5 combined into a single multi-page (letter size) PDF. Use the naming convention of "lastname_firstname_docs.pdf". Portfolios should each be submitted as single multi-page (letter size) PDFs. Use the naming convention of "lastname_firstname_pw.pdf" for professional/research work and "lastname_firstname_sw.pdf" for student work.
Please direct any inquiries to:
Alan Mette, Professor and Executive Associate Director
School of Art + Design
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
408 East Peabody Drive
Champaign, IL 61820 USA
Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).November 1st, 2012
Tune in on Saturday, December 1 between 12:00-1:30pm on radio station KFAI to listen to the Department of Art's new faculty member, Chris Larson, and University of Minnesota alumnus Herman Milligan be interviewed about the Nash Gallery exhibition Minnesota Funk and the related An Evening of Jazz curated by Milligan at the Regis Center.
For more information on the Minnesota Funk and An Evening of Jazz press releases, check out the links below:
Key North Boutique is coordinating a poster show as a fundraiser for Project 515 and they are looking for 12 artists to create and sell posters! By browsing their website, you will see that Project 515 is an organization that advocates "to ensure that same sex couples and their families have equal rights and considerations under Minnesota law." Needless to say, they are a pretty wonderful organization.
Posters will be hanging for several weeks before election time and the show will strike on November 11th. They are planning an opening on Friday, October 19th with the subsequent reception occurring on Thursday, October 25th. During those receptions we have Christopher Straub, who competed on Project Runway, contributing as spokesperson and artist. We also have Howard Lieberman, an actor and storyteller, who will do an entertaining presentation. There will be food and wine at both events.
THE POSTERS: Time to be creative because your only guideline is that the subject matter is broadly political. 16x20 is preferred. All proceeds will go to benefit Project515. If you don't have access to printing but want to participate, please email me the file. Posters will need to be completed by October 17th, aka SOON! So, if a project like this interests you or anyone else you know, and you can create a poster within the time allotted, please reach out to Key North Boutique and they can move the project forward!
WARM Mentor-Protegee Exhibition, this Saturday, Oct. 13, 6-9 pm, in the Grain Belt Bottling House in NE Minneapolis!
The exhibition, "Gifted and Guided: 2011-2012 WARM Mentor Program Exhibition," opened Oct. 6th and runs through Nov. 10th at the Grain Belt Bottling House in NE Minneapolis. The exhibition, the culmination of the two-year Mentor-Protegee cycle, honors our Protegees' achievements. This year's exhibition also honors the program's founding by WARM member, Judith Roode, who originated the program 30-years ago. The reception features live music by blues-jazz keyboardist, Tom Pletscher. It should be a terrific evening with lots of good music, finger-food and beverages, and engaging art work in widely-diverse mediums.
Artist Talks will take place on Oct. 20, Nov. 1 and Judith Roode will give an artist talk on Nov. 3 (3:30 pm). Introduction of the 2013-2014 Mentors takes place on Oct. 24, 7-9 pm and Saturday, Oct. 27th.
For more information and exact times and locations of Artist Talks and Mentor Introductory Events, see the WARM website: thewarm.org
The eStudio staff have developed a blog complete with information on projects, equipment and hours!October 12th, 2012
Thursday, October 18
4 pm Thursdays at Four series presentation by Talya Chalef, Theatre Maker/Director and Kelly Ryall
InFlux space, Regis Center for Art, 405 21st Avenue South, Minneapolis
5 pm Informal poetry reading follows by Harriet Tarlo, Sheffield Hallam University, England
InFlux space, Regis Center for Art, 405 21st Avenue South, Minneapolis
6-8 pm Opening of shadows traces undercurrents, international group exhibition mapping unseen and unacknowledged pasts that continue to structure present-day social relations. Reception at Nash Gallery, with Dubbelboss band. Regis Center for Art
Show runs October 16-November 17, 2012
Companion Exhibition, Here I Am / Not group exhibition of artworks that explore personal and esthetic experiences of geographic places Reception: October 20 6-8 pm. Show runs October 18-November 24, 2012. Form+Content Gallery, 210 N 2nd Street, Minneapolis
Friday, October 19
11 am Performance and Q & A by Gülgün Kayim, Affiliate faculty, Theater Arts and Dance, University of Minnesota and Glenda Eoyang, founding executive director, Human Systems Dynamics Institute, Minnesota
Armory Gym, 15 Church Street Southeast
1 pm Welcome, Introduction of Keynote Speakers and sessions by Rebecca Krinke, Landscape Architecture, University of Minnesota
100 Rapson Hall Auditorium, 89 Church Street Southeast
1:15 pm Hidden in Plain Sight, keynote presentation by Iain Biggs, University of the West of England, Bristol, and Mary Modeen, University of Dundee, Scotland
Aspects of spectral traces as they concern place-based research from multi-disciplinary perspectives are traced through social, geographical, artistic and performative modes, looking at history, cultural memory, philosophy, aesthetics and phenomenological observations. The appeal to ways of knowing is layered with attention to specificity, the lived experience and affirmation of the work of many individuals.
2:15 pm Spectral Ecologies, session moderator Christine Baeumler, University of Minnesota
Victoria Walters, University of the West of England, Bristol; Gini Lee, University of Melbourne, Australia; Judith Tucker, University of Leeds, England; Harriet Tarlo, Sheffield Hallam University, England
3:30 pm Seeing the Unseen: Body, Place, Pattern, session moderator Joyce Lyon, University of Minnesota
Gerry Kearns, National University of Ireland, Maynooth; Stuart McLean, University of Minnesota; Megan Johnston, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, North Dakota; Gülgün Kayim, University of Minnesota; Glenda Eoyang, Human Systems Dynamics Institute
5 pm PLaCE publications books launch
Joseph Beuys and the Celtic Wor(l)d: A Language of Healing, Victoria Walters; Quantock Dreaming/Weatherproof, Antony Lyons and Iain Biggs; Between: Ineffable Intervals, PLaCE Research Center Associates. Refreshments provided by PLaCE associates
Rapson Hall, lower level gallery space
6-8 pm Sense of Place in Artist Books, an exploration of individual art practices through a small, international, wide-ranging selection of artist books. Reception provided by University Libraries and Department of Landscape Architecture
Rapson Hall library, second floor; Show runs October 12-December 12, 2012
Professor Wayne Potratz received an Outstanding Service Recognition Award from the Board at Mid-America College Art Association.
In its press release the Board states "Prof. Potratz has served the organization over several decades with enthusiasm, diligence and wisdom...MACAA is deeply indebted to Prof. Wayne Potratz for his years of service."
Congratulations Wayne!October 12th, 2012
After graduating from the University of Minnesota, Keith Brintzenhofe ('78 printmaking) joined Universal Limited Art Editions (ULAE) where he rose to the rank of master printer. During seventeen years at ULAE, Brintzenhofe, worked alongside internationally recognized artists, including Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg, to produce original lithographs, etchings and screenprints.
Brintzenhofe left ULAE in the early 90's to found Design Intelligence, the creators of i-publish, "publishing for the rest of us". His company was acquired by Microsoft Corporation where Brintzenhofe is now a Group Manager specializing in enterprise identity and access management.
The lecture is free and open to the public.
Katayoun Amjadi, Rajini Bhow, Joni Christenson, Noah Czarnecki-Freeman, Alexandra Egan, Alfonso Fernandez Vasquez, Dylan Hansen, Bryn Gleason, Qian Liu, Chase Mathey, Ian Petrie, Nathan Petterson, Christopher Selleck, Laura Bigger, Miranda Brandon, Kate Casanova, Beth Dow, Sarah Margaret Finlayson, Jessica Hirsch, Antony William Lakey, Rachel Longstreet, Jamie Kinroy, Lorena Molina Araujo, Stephanie Motta, Benjamin MorenArt Scholarship Exhibition:
Friday, October 5
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Regis Center for Art - Quarter Gallery
University of Minnesota
405 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Check out the Pecks School of the Arts, at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee if you are looking for a graduate program. Below is the link to the PDF that contains information on this opportunity. From there, learn about the facilities, faculty and special programing, and fellowships available, along with the possible MA and MFA programs.October 2nd, 2012
The College Art Association (CAA), in partnership with Columbus College of Art and Design (CCAD), will present a National Professional-Development Workshop for Artists on Saturday, November 10, 2012. The one-day event, called "Art and Entrepreneurship in the Creative Community," will explore the necessity of entrepreneurship coexisting with creativity for those artists who strive to have their work seen and heard by a larger public.
"Art and Entrepreneurship in the Creative Community" will take place on Saturday, November 10, from 8 am-5 pm, with a lunch break from noon to 1 pm. An open-studio reception for all participants for networking and sharing is scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. The sessions will take place at the Canzani Center on the CCAD campus in Columbus, Ohio. Registration is free for all CCAD students and faculty; $35 for all other participants. Registration for the workshop is first-come, first-served. Because space is limited, CAA encourages you to register in advance.
If you have any questions, please contact Susan Schear at 973-482-1000 or
email@example.com and include your name, mailing address, email, and
telephone number in your voice-mail or email. For more information on the
workshop, please visit http://www.collegeart.org/workshops/columbus.
Also, if you cannot attend the Columbus event, CAA is hosting one more workshop this
year in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on Saturday, December 1, at the Santa Fe Art Institute
(in partnership with the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum).
Please visit www.collegeart.org/workshops/national to learn more about these
events. CAA's National Professional Development Workshops for Artists, which
focus on supporting visual artists in under-served areas, are sustained by a
generous grant from the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation.
Greetings from the Department of Art 3D Lab! We would like to invite any teachers and students, who are interested, to come visit our lab to learn more about the laser cutter/engraver and the CNC router.
The laser cutter can be used in a wide variety of applications for almost every discipline of the fine arts and we encourage anyone to take a look at our blog (http://blog.lib.umn.edu/artdept/lasercutter/) to get a feel for some of its applications. The CNC router is an equally powerful tool, information related to this machine can be found on the CNC router blog (http://blog.lib.umn.edu/art-cnc/myblog/).
Teachers, inform your students about our lab or even better schedule an appointment for a quick informational class demonstration. Due to the fact that at first blush these technologies appear to be intimidating, we find that once students get to see how they operate first hand, they gain a much better comprehension as to how these tools can be added to their creative repertoire.
Additionally, since not all classes directly incorporate use of the 3D Lab in their curriculum, we have found that some students are unaware of these great tools available to them. We are contacting teachers and students at this time in the semester so that these tools can be incorporated into projects throughout the rest of the semester.
The 3D Lab is located in room E153. Regular hours are posted on the Tool Crib door but special off hours demonstrations can be arranged for any interested teachers.
Pay hommage to a great mentor and friend of the Art Department on Monday, September 10, 4pm - 10pm at Soo VAC and CC Club. We miss you Suzy!
Donate to the Soo VAC Suzy Greenberg Memorial FundSeptember 7th, 2012
September 13 - December 14, 2012
In Conversation: Swiss Bliss curator Chris Larson and Yesomi Umolu, Walker Curatorial Fellow Thursday, September 13 at 6pm Eastlund Room, CLC building, 2nd floor
Reception in the Olson Gallery following the talk.
A group exhibition featuring six artists from Switzerland. These artists - working in photography, sculpture, drawing and installation - resist, subdue, deconstruct, explore, escape, celebrate and critique the overly breathtaking but sometimes threatening landscape that surrounds them.
Artists include: Tobias Brunner, Werner Casty, Christian Herter, Mara Muller, Martin Walch, and Herbert Weber
Exhibition Essay by Yesomi UmoluBethel Galleries
Chris Larson was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he still lives and works as an artist and Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota. In 1990, he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Bethel University, St. Paul, MN, and in 1992, a Master of Fine Arts at the Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT. His sculptural work has been shown nationally and internationally at magnus muller Gallery in Berlin, The Walker Art Center, The Rochester Art Center, Burnet Art Gallery at Chambers at the Luxury Art Hotel in Minneapolis, MN, among other. Chris Larson is represented by magnus muller, Berlin
August 17 - September 2, 2012
Opening Reception: Friday, August 17th
7pm - 9pm
Artist Talk: Saturday, August 18th, 2pm - 3pm
with Yesomi Umolu, Curatorial Fellow for Visual Arts, Walker Art Center
The Bindery Projects is excited to present The Dubious Sum of Vaguely Discernable Parts by Nyeema Morgan. The artist's first solo exhibition in the Twin Cities includes her series of text based computer drawings titled Forty-Seven Easy Poundcakes Like grandma Used To Make (2007- 2012) along with a photographic installation and writing based on the aforementioned series.
Morgan used a rule-based system to create a digital drawing, a visual conflations of forty-seven different "easy pound cake" recipes. This system was then repeated to create the forty-seven variable drawings. Though the cache of recipes used in the production of the drawings was the same, the final product of each amalgamation looks strikingly different, accenting the variability of the artist's repetitions and memory. Rich in their visual appeal, the drawings underscore ideas related to nostalgia and the quintessential. As the title suggests, they visually illustrate a search for the inherent nature of a particular taste and how that taste produces affect in the taster. While the drawings illuminate the memory of flavor they also encourage skepticism towards using this experiential mode to form prejudices about how we construct systems of qualification. The cold systematic construction of the drawings is in contention with the nature of baking. Once the rule-based system is employed, the results support the subjectivity invoked by the titular "grandma". The work leaves the viewer to question, "Which one of these composites best represents my experience?"
Nyeema Morgan is a New York based interdisciplinary artist. She received her Bachelor of Arts from the Cooper Union School of Art, New York, in 2000, and MFA in 2007 from the California College of the Arts, San Francisco, California. She attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2009 (Skowhegan, ME) and has been a resident artist of Abrons Art Center's AIRspace program (New York, NY) and Aljira: A Center for Contemporary Art's Emerge 10 program (Newark, NJ). Her work has been exhibited at Art in General, New York; Galerie Jeanroch Dard, Paris, France; Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA; Abrons Art Center; Aljira: A Center for Contemporary Art; Artspace, New Haven, CT and Bracknell Gallery/ South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell, UK and most recently included in the 2012 New York Photo Festival exhibition What Do You Believe In?.
-Nate Young, The Bindery Projects, 2012
The exhibition is free and open by appointment only. An opening reception will be held on Friday, August 17th from 7 - 9pm and an artist talk on Saturday, August 18th from 2-3pm with Yesomi Umolu, Curatorial Fellow for Visual Arts at the Walker Art Center.
The Bindery Projects is an alternative exhibition space located in the Midway neighborhood of Saint Paul, Minnesota. Co-founded by artists Caroline Kent and Nate Young in 2012, The Bindery Project's major goal is to facilitate engaging and meaningful exhibitions, operating outside the constraints of institutions and the art market. It exists as a catalyst for pragmatic critical thought and conversation.
__________________________________________________________________________________________________August 17th, 2012
Thomas Rose and Wilber "Chip" Schilling
collaborative works 1995 --2012
Minnesota Center for Book Arts
On view August - November 2012
Opening Reception August 10, 6-9 pm
Prof. Christine Baeumler combines art with ecology as her wetland rooftop restoration project at the main entrance of the MCAD building draws attention. Her artistic rooftop ecosystem is a beautiful piece of art as well as a fully functional ecosystem. Her work serves as a reminder of how delicate environments can be reconstituted and recreated when action is taken. Check out her rooftop garden during the festival and talk to an on-site naturalist to learn more.
Location: Minneapolis College of Art and Design
2501 Stevens Avenue
The documentary "Voice To Vision VII: Children of a Saboteur", directed by David Feinberg is finished! A rough cut of it premiered at Clark University, Worcester, MA in February.
Meng Tang (recent Art grad) is the Videographer and editor and Beth Andrews (U of MN Law alumn) is the narrator and Associate Producer.
The V2V exhibition was sponsored by three departments at Clark: Higgins School of Humanities, Department of Visual and Performing Arts and Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies. Fred Amram, a Holocaust survivor who worked on V2V also gave a presentation at Clark for the exhibition.May 31st, 2012
The Beebooks - Jeff Millikan
Habitat - Areca Roe
Opening SATURDAY (note change from usual Friday), April 14, 5:30 - 8:30 PM
April 14 - June2
2446 University Ave. West, St. Paul 651-644-1912 www.
Animals! Their behavior fascinates us. We invite you to a captivating show on animal behavior modification.Veteran photographer Jeff Millikan has manipulated the internal environment of beehives by putting a book of interest that he has cut and painted with beeswax in to the hive. The bees transform and repair. After several cycles of these modifications he photographs the resulting bee/human collaborative sculptures. Talented
emerging photographer Areca Roe has studied our manufactured point of contact with animals in the zoo habitats we create for them. The activities of the animals are performance pieces of modified natural behaviors we observe while snacking on ice cream cones.
Evolving Computational Approaches to Pedagogy & Practice
University of Minnesota College of Design, School of Architecture
April 12-14, 2012
In an age of ubiquitous computing and ever-increasing connectivity, how can the profession of architecture evolve and adapt to a constantly shifting technological landscape? How can architecture schools take on a more proactive leadership role within the discipline and develop curricular initiatives that fully engage with the dramatic transformations occurring in practice? This symposium, organized by the School of Architecture at the University of Minnesota College of Design, seeks to explore innovative responses by both practice and academia to the question of how digital technology can be utilized in processes of design, collaboration, fabrication, and construction. A group of leading architects, consultants, thinkers, teachers, and makers will convene to discuss computation's role in design and practice--and how architectural education can adapt to a world of increasing technological flux.
Keynote lectures will be given by Diane Willow (artist & professor, UMN) and Monica Ponce de Leon (architect & dean, University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Design). Registration is required but free for UMN faculty and students.
For full schedule, list of participants, and registration information, please see the symposium website: http://digiprovsymposium.wordpress.com/May 31st, 2012
In Digital Age, Sourcing Images is as Legitimate as Making Them by Pete BrookFebruary 28th, 2012