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Alum in solo show at McKissick Museum

“The Lost City: Between Art and Science,” a new exhibition at the McKissick Museum at the University of South Carolina, presents work by artist/scientist and alum Dr. Anna Davidson (M.F.A., ‘16).

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Shiva Ahmadi and Darrin Martin at Saint Joseph’s Arts Society

Works by professors Darrin Martin and Shiva Ahmadi will be on view January 19 to March 31 at the Saint Joseph’s Arts Society

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Alum Kelley O’Leary publishes book

Kelley O’Leary (M.F.A., ‘22) has just published Internet Landscapes Field Report: Clouds of the American West,

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Alum receives residency at Art House

Congratulation to Jesse Genepi (M.F.A., ‘21) who has been awarded a residency at Art House San Clemente!

Upcoming Events

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The “Reckoning” in American Art History and Art Museums
A Conversation between Bridget Cooks and Nana Adusei-Poku. Moderated by Stacey Shelnut-Hendrick

Art historians and curators Bridget Cooks and Nana Adusei-Poku discuss art, museums and demands for change in the age of Black Lives Matter with museum educator Stacey Shelnut-Hendrick. They consider the complexities of rethinking art history and museum practices through the lens of Blackness and explore how artists are imagining worlds of Black freedom.

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Cecilia Alemani
Winter Quarter Spotlight Artist in Residence
The California Studio: Manetti Shrem Artist Residencies

Cecilia Alemani is the Artistic Director of the 2022 Venice Biennial. Since 2011, she has been the Donald R. Mullen, Jr. Director and Chief Curator of High Line Art, the public art program presented by the High Line in New York City. Alongside her commitments at the High Line, she served as Artistic Director of the inaugural edition of Art Basel Cities: Buenos Aires in 2018 and was Curator of the Italian Pavilion at the 2017 Venice Biennial.

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Rina Banerjee
Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Rina Banerjee is a visual artist whose work draws on her transnational and personal history as an immigrant. Her paintings and sculptures use a wide range of materials and historical references to explore ethnicity, race, migration and American Diasporic histories.

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Sky Hopinka
Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Sky Hopinka, who was born and raised in Ferndale, Washington, is a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation/Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians. His video, photo, and text work centers around personal positions of Indigenous homeland and landscape, designs of language as containers of culture expressed through personal, documentary, and nonfiction forms of media.

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Shimon Attie
Spring Quarter Teaching Artist in Residence
The California Studio

Shimon Attie is a multidisciplinary artist who creates site-specific installations in public spaces using video, photography and collaborative processes with local communities. Attie’s art reflects on the relationship between place, memory and identity and explores how contemporary media may be used to re-imagine new relationships between space, time, place and identity. His work has been shown at The Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris and the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston.

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Lynn Hershman Leeson
Spring Quarter Spotlight Artist in Residence
The California Studio

Lynn Hershman Leeson is internationally recognized for her pioneering contributions to the fields of photography, video, film, performance, artificial intelligence, bio art, installation and interactive as well as net-based media art. Her work investigates the relationship between humans and technology, identity, surveillance, and the use of media as a tool of empowerment against censorship and political repression.

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