Oberlin College Senior Studio students, Justine Neuberger and Sarah Rose Lejeune were nominated by the Studio Art Department for the AICUO Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts!Oct142014
Stigma of PotsSolo Exhibition by Tom Balbo
Looking for something to do the evening before the 7th Annual Benefit and Silent Auction at the Morgan Conservatory?
We are proud to announce the Opening Reception of our Artistic Director, Tom Balbo in a solo exhibit at Baldwin Wallace University “Stigma of Pots”. This is also Tom’s alma mater.
Baldwin Wallace University
Fawick Gallery - Kleist Center for Art and Drama
95 East Bagley Rd.
Berea, OH 44017
Opening Reception: Friday, October 10, 5-8 pmExhibition runs through October 31, 2014
Let’s all congratulate Tom!Oct072014
Latin American and Latino Art at the Allen: A Symposium
October 3–4, 2014
This two-day symposium is organized in conjunction with the first major exhibition of the Allen Memorial Art Museum’s collection of Latin American art, Latin American and Latino Art at the Allen, on view through June 28, 2015. All symposium events are free and open to the public.
Friday, October 3:
5:30pm, Allen Art Building, Classroom 1
Keynote Lecture: “Passion for Objects: Collecting & Exhibiting Latin American Art in the U.S.” - Edward J. Sullivan, Helen Gould Sheppard Professor of Fine Arts, New York University. Followed by reception in AMAM’s East Gallery. Galleries remain open until 8pm.
Saturday, October 4:
1:30 – 3:30pm, Craig Lecture Hall
Oberlin College Science Center
Symposium Panel 1
Moderator: Denise Birkhofer, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College
Lynda Klich, Distinguished Lecturer, Department of Art & Art History and the Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College, CUNY, “Hugo Brehme and Mauricio Yáñez: The Photography of Tourism in Mexico”
Taína Caragol, Curator of Latino Art and History, National Portrait Gallery, “Framing Latino Art at the National Portrait Gallery”
Patrick O’Connor, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies and Comparative Literature, Oberlin College, “How to Make Faces Mean: Some Stories about Latin American Icons”
Yveline Alexis, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, Oberlin College
“Painting Resistance: De-Coding Philomé Obin’s Art as Historical Acts, 20th century”
3:45 – 5:45pm, Craig Lecture Hall
Symposium Panel 2
Moderator: Sarah Hamill, Assistant Professor of Art History, Oberlin College
Ana Franco, Assistant Professor of Art History, Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, “Disruptions in Colombian Modern Sculpture: The Fifties, Sixties, and Seventies”
Denise Birkhofer, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, “Matta and the Exploding Dome”
Sarah Montross, Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, “The Space Mythologies of Raquel Forner”
Katherine Brodbeck, Assistant Curator, Carnegie Museum of Art
“Hélio Oiticica and the Development of New Media: Between New York and Brazil”
This symposium is presented with the support of the Ohio Humanities Council.Oct032014
OCTOBER NEWS 2014
Visiting Artist: Anicka Yi
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
4:45 PM, Classroom 1, Clarence Ward Art Building
Anicka Yi lives and works in New York City. Previous solo exhibitions include: Divorce, 47 Canal, New York; Denial, Lars Friedrich, Berlin; SOUS-VIDE, 47 Canal, New York, and Excuse Me, Your Necklace Is Leaking, Green Gallery, Milwaukee. She has been included in numerous group exhibitions at venues including the 12th Biennale de Lyon; Studiolo, Zurich; MoCA, North Miami; Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel; White Flag Projects, Saint Louis; Sculpture Center, New York, and White Columns, New York. She was awarded a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award in 2011. Upcoming projects include the Taipei Biennial and MIT Visiting Artist Program, Cambridge. Brought to you by Exhibition Initiative. ExI is an organization that produces exhibitions and projects of artwork organized, curated and installed by Oberlin students both on campus and in the community.
Visiting Artist Talk: Jack Pierson
Thursday, October 9, 2014 4:45 PM, Classroom 1, Clarence Ward Art Building
Jack Pierson is a visual artist based in New York and 29 Palms, California. Pierson works in a range of mediums, including photography, collage, painting, sculpture, and more. Much of his work interacts with themes of reappropriation, glamor, fame, homosexuality and on. Pierson’s work is shown and collected internationally. In recent years, he has shown at the Whitney Biennial and Whitney Museum, and with galleries in New York, Los Angeles, Provincetown, and Europe, to name a few. Brought to you by Exhibition Initiative. ExI is an organization that produces exhibitions and projects of artwork organized, curated and installed by Oberlin students both on campus and in the community.
Exhibition: Opening reception for BYWAY: An exhibition of Studio Art Faculty Work Baron Gallery, East College Street, October 2- November 14
Friday, October 10, 2014
Opening reception on Friday, October 10, 2014 @ 7:00-9:30 PMProfessors Julia Christensen, Don Harvey, Pipo Nguyen-duy, Kristina Paabus, Susan Umbenhour, and Nanette Yannuzzi will be presenting work from a range of media, including printmaking, photography, 3D printed sculpture and design, digital prints, drawing, and painting.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Visiting Artists Ann Kalmback and Tana Kellner 5:00 PM, Classroom 1, Clarence Ward Art Building
Ann Kalmbach and Tana Kellner are two of the co-founders of the venerable Womens’ Studio Workshop, an Artists Residency Program in New York. They will speak about the history of the WSW and the importance of artist’s residencies in the lives of professional artists. They will also conduct studio visits with senior majors. Brought to you by the Ellen Johnson Lecture Series, and coordinated by Nanette Yannuzzi.
NYC Makers, the Museum of Arts and Design Biennial, closes on October 12. This show of 100 makers who live in NYC features Gabe Cohen and Jolie Signorile, Oberlin Studio Art ‘08.
Jennifer Ray ‘06 began her appointment as an Assistant Professor of Photography at the College of Fine Art, Wichita State University, Kansas
Grace Lu ‘12 , started her first year of her M.F.A in Photography at the School of The Art Institute of Chicago
Julia Christensen’s is having a solo exhibition of her project Burnouts at 21C Museum in Louisville, KY, opening on September 30. On October 2, she will be presenting at the Idea Festival in Louisville, on the panel “Art On the Edge.”
Pipo Nguyen-duy has been nominated as a candidate for the fourteenth annual John Gutmann Photography Fellowship Award, a fund of The San Francisco Foundation. A critical essay of Pipo’s earlier work , written by Takashi Aso was published (Gender and Race in Vietnamese American Culture: Queer Passivity in the Work of Pipo Nguyen-duy, by Takashi Aso. Transcommunication, Graduate School of International and Communication Studies. Vol 1 pp 105-111). And The French Embassy has invited Pipo to install part of his AnOther Expedition series at the French Embassy in Hanoi, Vietnam. AnOther Expedition is a series of cyanotype prints that were produced during his participation as an Artist-in-Residence in Monet’s Garden, Giverny, France.
Kristina Paabus currently has work in a group show at Whitdel Arts in Detroit. The exhibition, We Just Want to Make Things, is part of the Mid-America Print Council Conference, Print City Detroit 2014.
Sarah Schuster is currently on a tour of several shows of her new work, and giving artist talks, in Singapore, China, and South Korea.
Nanette Yannuzzi and her daughter Nyima Coleman collaborated with John Seyfried on a new series of photographs called Tehuana, which were recently published in the inaugural issue of Amoire Magazine (titled The White Dress Premiere). Inspired by Mexican painter Frida Kahlo’s self-portrait in traditional Tehuana costume, (1948) real-life mother and daughter, Nanette and Nyima, pay homage to one of their favorite painters in this work. Nanette’s new work Memory Palace also appears in this issue. Amoire Magazine was founded by Studio Art alums Kyla Krug Meadows and Kimberly Pickover.Sep302014
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