“Thunderstruck 2.0: black hole sun” is an exhibition inspired
by a journey to Nancy Holt’s “Sun Tunnels” by the Thunderstruck
Collective, a group of artists including Kristin Hough (M.F.A.,
‘16), Katherine Spinella, Michael E. Stephen, John Whitten,
Morgan Rosskopf and Ashlin Aronin.
In one of the largest Kansas City public art commissions, alum
Hong Chun Zhang (M.F.A., ‘04) was selected to create artwork
for the Kansas City International Airport New
Terminal. Zhang is one of nineteen local artists chosen to
add public art to the city’s new airport terminal and
garage. Kansas City’s One
Percent for Art is funding the
Alum Paul Taylor (MFA, ‘11) is participating in Round Weather’s latest group
Over Water.” The exhibition, which considers art as a
meditation device and/or spiritual practice, also includes
artists Shelley Hoyt, Rumi Koshino, Maisin artists, Nkiruka
Oparah, Yulia Pinkusevich, Jesse Schlesinger, Elizabeth Sims,
Andrew Sungtaek, and Rosie Lee Tompkins.
Daniel Herr (B.A., art studio, ‘04) has curated and is showing in
the group show “The Escape” at The Java Project in Brooklyn.
In addition to Herr, artists Colleen Marie Foley, Graham Duward,
Nick Naber, Arielle Falk, David Price, Amy Lincoln, Chris Hood,
Noah Dillon, Henri Paul Broyard, and Corey Presha are
Alum Brooklynn Johnson (M.F.A., ‘19) solo show “Folding
Mirror” opens August 4 at eeee in Mexico City.
eeeee (Espacio de
experimentación y exposición en la Escandón) is an independent
work and exhibit space for artists. Artists participate in eeeee
for short periods (1 to 3 months) to focus on producing a new
body of work and then exhibit their work during or at the end of
The Verge Center for the Art’s original documentary
series About the Artist: Making Art in the Golden
State premiers Thursday, July 22 with an episode
featuring alum and Sacramento-based artist Manuel
Fernando Rios (M.F.A., ‘11).
Alum Raymond Zarnowitz (B.A., ‘12) will exhibit recent paintings
in a solo show ”Meaning and Difference” at 373
Broadway, New York. “Meaning and Difference” will run from July 2
to July 31 on Fridays and Saturdays with an Opening Reception on
Friday from 6-9 pm.