Department of Art and Art History News

Bogdan Perzynski present work in Retreat at Liliana Bloch Gallery

Sat. August 1, 2015

photograph of lush forest
Still from 52 42 N 23 52 E. Image courtesy of the artist.

Bogdan Perzynski presents video work in an exhibition, Retreat, at Liliana Bloch Gallery. Rachel Rogerson, curator of the exhibition, states:

Retreat explores our relationship with nature. Through video and photography that reflects the human condition, artists investigate this topic. Home foundations sit lonely amidst sprawling vistas. Lush forests provide little evidence of humanity. Concrete structures dominate cityscapes. What remnants of humanity do we impose on our environment? What features of nature do we attempt to possess?

Retreat will be on view August 1 – September 5, 2015.

Emily Mae Smith included in group exhibitions at Marlborough Chelsea and Lisa Cooley

Thu. July 2, 2015

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pyschadelic paiting of broom figure on mushroom with smoke
The Studio (Broom and Mushroom), 2015, oil on linen, 48 x 37 inches. Image courtesy of the artist and gallery.

Emily Mae Smith (BFA Studio Art, 2002) participates in two group exhibitions this summer:

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Marlborough Chelsea, New York
June 25 – August 7, 2015

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Lisa Cooley, New York
June 26 – August 21, 2015

Beili Liu featured in Austin Way magazine

Mon. June 29, 2015

Woman in black standing behind table with half finished installation
Photo by Ben Sklar.

"Beili Liu on Her Hauntingly Beautiful 'Thirst' Project & What's Next" spotlights Professor Liu in the Austin Way.

Jules Buck Jones presents exhibition at Conduit Gallery

Mon. June 29, 2015

mixed media painting and drawing with overlapping images of foilage and big cat
Invisible Predator, 2015, mixed media on paper, 60 x 120 inches

Jules Buck Jones (MFA in Studio Art, 2008) presents work in Portraits of an Invisible Predator at Conduit Gallery. The exhibition will be on view May 16 – June 20, 2015.

The unconventional closing event for Portraits of an Invisible Predator was featured on Glasstire.

Janaye Brown participates as summer resident at Bruce High Quality Foundation University

Fri. June 26, 2015

photo of legs beneath the knee standing in light from door
Image courtesy of the artist.

Janaye Brown (MFA Studio Art, 2013) is a summer resident at the Bruce High Quality Foundation University through August. Stay updated by liking the BHQFU Facebook page.