Department of Art and Art History News

Tamara Johnson opens installation at Socrates Sculpture Park

Wed. July 30, 2014

Installation mimicing pool with grass growing where water usually exists
Image courtesy of the artist

Tamara Johnson (B.F.A. Studio Art, 2007) presents her work Backyard Pool at Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City (New York). The installation opens August 2 and will be on display through June 29, 2015.

Anna Krachey featured in Austin360

Mon. July 28, 2014

Detail photograph of green mattress
“Mattress,” photo by Anna Krachey

Anna Krachey (M.F.A. Studio Art, 2008) was featured in Austin360 (paywall). View her work through this corresponding slideshow. Krachey's exhibition Lovelady will be on display at the Courtyard Gallery through September 26.

Adam Schreiber included in Museum of Cotemporary Photography exhibition

Fri. July 25, 2014

Pyramid on white sheet with blue flame in opposite corner
Adam Schreiber, Remains, 2012, image courtesy of the artist and MoCP

Adam Schreiber (M.F.A. Studio Art, 2007) presents work in Phantoms in the Dirt at the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago (Illinois). The exhibition was guest curated by Karsten Lund (Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago). Schreiber and the other 15 artists "present an array of physical remnants and enigmatic traces, ranging from cryptic objects to the marks of human activity in rugged landscapes."

The exhibition will be on display through October 5.

Megan Liu Kincheloe interviews Melissa Murray

Thu. July 24, 2014

The Coastal Post logo
 

Megan Liu Kincheloe (B.F.A. Studio Art, 2009) interviewed Melissa Murray (B.F.A. Studio Art, 2012) about her practice and ideas in The Coastal Post.

Margo Sawyer exhibition featured on re:sculpt

Wed. July 23, 2014

Artist leans over installation of colored boxes and mirrors
Margo Sawyer with REFLECT photo by Randy Kerr.

M.F.A. candidate Gracelee Lawrence considers Professor Margo Sawyer's current exhibition at the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum in the International Sculpture Center's blog, re:sculpt.