Alum Kristin Hough and Julian Tan (both MFA 2016) participated in the Los Angeles launch of “SPRING/BREAK Art Show” this past February 15-17. SPRING/BREAK is an art fair that utilizes underused, atypical exhibition spaces to challenge the traditional art market environment.
Professor Annabeth Rosen’s work will be featured in the 2019 edition of The Art Show held Feb. 28 through March 3. Sponsored by the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA), the event will take place in the Park Avenue Armory in New York.
Alum Kevin Frances (BA 2010) has solo exhibition at Wellsley College’s Jewett Art Gallery. His exhibition “Superposition” runs until March 1. A closing reception will take place on March 1 (Friday) from 4-7 pm.
Kevin is now lowking in New York City after receiving his MFA in Printmaking at the Rhode Island School of Design (2013).
Professors Lucy Puls and Darrin Martin, along with alum Terry Berlier (MFA, 2003), will participate in the exhibition “Planned Obsolescence” at the Natalie and James Thompson Art Gallery in San Jose State University. The show runs from January 29 to February 22, 2019. An opening reception will be held on Tuesday, January 29 from 6-7:30 pm.
Hedwig Brouckaert (MFA 2005), along with Max Razdow and Emerald Rose Whipple, will be showing in the new exhibit “Orbweavers.” Curated by Kari Adelaide, “Orbweavers” will run from January 18 to March 1, 2019 in Project: ARTspace in New York City. An opening reception will be held January 18, 6-9 pm
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The Hole is proud to present the first New York solo exhibition by Minneapolis-based artist Mathew Zefeldt (MFA 2011). Covering the walls and floor of our gallery 3 space with a giant oil on panel mural, Zefeldt will then hang eight new paintings on top of the installation. “Customizable Realities” is a completely immersive post-analog painting installation and must be experienced first-hand.
Matthew is currently a professor of painting and drawing at University of Minnesota.
Alumna Aida Lizalde is curator of a new group art exhibition “THANKYOUTHANKYOUTHANKYOU” at Sacramento’s Axis Gallery. Recently Lizalde spoke about the show on Capital Public Radio’s “Insight with Beth Ruyak.” You can here the interview here.
KC Studio recently published a write-up of alum Benjamin Rosenthal (MFA 2011), now an Associate Professor of Expanded Media at University of Kansas, Lawrence. The article explores Rosenthal’s recent video works that examine “hypothetical futures and the ever-changing course of human sexuality. Utilizing his own body, digital avatars and prison-like structures, Rosenthal explores his own desires and feelings toward these topics, not with a mind to educate or argue an ideology, but to make an honest investigation into all possibilities.”
Don’t miss your chance to view the work of Alum Bruce Nauman (MFA 1966) here on campus. Coinciding with the opening of his retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art in New York, “Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor” at the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art features the first realization of a participatory environment Nauman conceived in 1970.
Alum Julia Couzens (MFA 1990) and Professor Emerita Cornelia Schulz will be in the exhibition “Assembled” at the Patricia Sweetow Gallery. Couzens and Schulz, along with Helen O’Leary, explore the formal and intuitive in assemblage and construction. With their richly evocative diversity of materials, each artist’s approach of obscuring and revealing content tells oblique narratives of personal, social and cultural reckoning.
Alum Torreya Cummings (BA) will be a guest artist in the 2018-2019 Mills College Art lecture series.
Like our Visiting Artist Lecture Series, the Art lecture series at Mills College provides their MFA candidates and Department of Art and Visual Culture students and faculty a chance to invite renown contemporary artists and scholars to campus in order to gain greater perspective on current ideas and practices in the contemporary art world.
Hedwig Brouckaert (MFA 2005) is participating in the exhibition “Sun Worship and Solar Machines” curated by Kari Adelaide and Max Razdow at The Sphinx. An itinerant curatorial project developed by Adelaide and Razdow, The Sphinx exhibits in Boston, New York City and surrounding areas. “Sun Worship and Solar Machines” will display at Envoy Hotel, Fort Point Arts Community in Boston. The exhibition runs to October 6, 2018.
Alumni Julia Elsas (MFA 2009) will be participating in two exhibitions coordinated with Brooklyn Clay (BKLYN CLAY). “Sonic Mud” is a one-day on September 8 showcasing Brooklyn-based ceramic artists. “Open/Ended Identity” will display at Steuben Gallery (Pratt Institute) from September 7 to September 9.