The Holocaust: Spaces of Memory The Holocaust: Spaces of Memory 12th Annual Awards Ceremony and Reception is on Friday, March 4, 2011 at 11 a.m. in Memorial Hall. The featured guest speaker, Idele Stapholtz, is a Holocaust Survivor and Member of The “1939” Club.
Tame the Beast Portfolio Review is Saturday, April 16, 2011 from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. AIGA Student Members: Free; Student non-members: $25; Professional AIGA members: $20; Professional non-members: $40. Those interested can register at http://www.orangecounty.aiga.org/ Tame the Beast Design Contest Deadline is Saturday, April 9, 2011. Guidelines: All submissions must be student work completed
Assistant Professor of Art, Alex Segade, is apart of a Los Angeles-based art group called My Barbarian which is giving an interdisciplinary performance at the Rhubarb Festival, Buddies in Bad Times, Toronto, Ontario, Canada on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011. The group will lead local artist-participants through workshops and a public performance of Post-Living Ante-Action Theater,
Fallen Fruit, Being Pedestrian, and My Barbarian $10 fee includes lunch The Hammer Museum invites artists, graduate students, and postgraduate cultural practitioners to take part in a workshop exploring the challenges, rewards, negotiations, and necessities of making art collaboratively. Artists David Burns, Matias Viegener, and Austin Young of Fallen Fruit; Malik Gaines, Jade Gordon, and
Art majors from Wilkinson College spent time this January (2011) interterm at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA. Professor Lia Halloran’s Art 329 class spent the month learning about new missions and science projects such as, the new MSL Mars Rover to be launched in 2011, NuSTAR, and SMAP. They met with NASA Historians, Animators, Artist in Resident, Project
Department of Art’s Professor Lia Halloran visited the Guggenheim in Bilbao Spain where her piece “Dark Skate/ Griffith Park” is on display. The piece has been acquired for the Guggenheim’s permanent collection and exhibited in the show “Haunted” through March 2011. Click here for photos.
Kristen Morgin is a sculptor known for her unique interpretations of nostalgic objects made of clay and mixed media. She received her MFA degree from the Alfred University School of Ceramics in New York State and has taught ceramics at Cal State University Long Beach. She has had recent solo shows at the Marc Selwyn
Liliana Leopardi and Eric Chimenti took their art students on a travel course to Italy called, Rethinking Renaissance Visual Culture. They studied in Florence, Sienna, Venice and Rome. Check out their blog for beautiful photos from all over Italy and read about what they and learned.
The Art Department is showcasing the newest and most innovative works of art created by their students. Opening Reception is on Monday, Dec. 6 at 5 p.m. in the Guggenheim Gallery and all are invited.
Jason Weems is an Assistant Professor in Art History at the University of California Riverside where he specializes in American art, with particular interests in history of visuality in the regional, national, and transcultural contexts. His current book, Barnstorming the Prairies: Aerial Vision and Modernity in Rural American, 1920-1940, traces the impact of aerial view-making