Newcomb Art News
The portfolios of the 2013 Studio Art BA/BFA graduates can be viewed online: TulaneArt2013.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Sculpture Srdjan Loncar has curated a show at Barrister’s Gallery, Čardak Ní Na Nebu Ní Na Zemljí (A Castle Neither in the Sky nor on Earth). This group exhibition features work by Daniel Alley, Angela Berry, Z Behl, Jane Cassidy, Hannah Chalew, Patrick Coll, Sam Crosby, Dawn Dedeaux, Srdjan Loncar, Malcolm McClay, and Christopher Saucedo. The exhibition opens April 13 (6 – 9 p.m.) and runs through May 4. Curator & Artist Walk Thru: Saturday, April 27 at 2 p.m. The show was reviewed by D. Eric Bookhahrdt in the Gambit Weekly.
Kevin Jones, Associate Professor of Digital Arts,combines the curiosity of artist and scientist in his exploration of the natural world. In the exhibition Placebo Effect he uses the symbolic language of established scientific disciplines like Chemistry and Physics in order to create his own conceptual taxonomy of signs and systems. The exhibition will be on view at Art Lab AKIBA in Tokyo during the month of April.
Art History professor Elizabeth Boone was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in October 2012. Also in October she presented the paper “Pictorial Talking: The Graphic Representation of Speech Acts and Texts in Aztec Mexico,” in the symposium “Sign and Design: Script as Image in a Cross-Cultural Perspective (300-1600 CE), organized by Jeffrey F. Hamburger and Brigitte Miriam Bedos-Rezak at Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C, October 12-14, 2012. She gave a revised version of the talk in Tulane’s Anthropology Colloquium series on November 16. Elizabeth Boone is the Martha and Donald Robertson Chair in Latin American Art.
Professor Gene Koss returned to his alma mater for the February 14 opening of Glass Legacies. The University of Wisconsin River Falls Glass art studio was started in 1967 by Doug Johnson. This exhibit featured the early alumni and faculty of UWRF including Gene Koss, Michael Mieblen, Jon Clark and Stephen Cox. The exhibit was accompanied by a panel discussion and hot glass demonstrations.
Holly Flora, Associate Professor of Art History, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the International Center of Medieval Art, whose mission is to sponsor and otherwise support study, teaching, conferences, exhibitions, displays, and publications devoted to medieval art and culture. Directors are elected by ICMA members and serve three-year terms as the governing body for the organization. Dr. Flora will be co-chairing a session, "Medieval Art and Response" at the College Art Association conference in New York on February 14, 2013 and will also be giving a Gallery Talk at the Cloisters Museum on "Marriage and the Family in Medieval Art" on February 16, 2013.
Pat Trivigno, Professor Emeritus of Painting and Drawing (TU 1946-1989), died on January 30, 2013 at age ninety. He taught several generations of young artists at Tulane and is remembered by many as a particularly sensitive and caring teacher. We have reprinted on this website A Tribute to Pat written by Jessie Poesch for the New Orleans Museum of Art's 1994 exhibition catalogue, Pat Trivigno: the Search for Inner Form.
In this exhibition Professor of Practice William DePauw considers form and volume as contained space. His drawings and sculpture then depart from that simple observation. Opening reception from 6-9 pm on Saturday, February 9, 2013. Exhibition is open on Saturdays and Sundays from February 9 until March 3, 12-5 pm. Staple Goods is located at 1340 St. Roch Avenue in the St. Claude Arts District.
Sandy Chism, Associate Professor of Painting and Drawing at the Tulane University Newcomb Department, died January 2, 2013 at the home of her sister in Great Bend, Kansas. A memorial service will be held this spring at the Myra Clare Rogers Memorial Chapel on the campus of Tulane University. She will be deeply missed by the students, staff, and faculty of the Tulane University Newcomb Art Department, both present and past. [read more...]
This group exhibition takes its title from Robert Frank's photographic book of 1952. Artists include Leslie Addison, Robin Denny, Rachael DePauw, William DePauw, Laura Gipson, Daniel Kelly IV, Joel Kelly, Mary Jane Parker, Yuka Petz, Megan Roniger, Blake Sanders, Hannah March Sanders, Karoline Schleh, and George Yerger. Opening reception Thursday January 17 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm.
In this solo exhibition Printmaking Professor and Chair Teresa Cole creates an immersive installation of abstract compositions printed on handmade paper. The artist will lead a walk though the exhibition at Callan Contemporary on Saturday December 8 at 3pm. The gallery is located at 518 Julia Street in the Warehouse Arts District.
Private Newcomb Art Gallery Member Preview: Thursday, November 29, 2012, 6 - 8 pm.
Join the Newcomb Art Gallery that night and enjoy early shopping and a special reception.
Open to the Public Friday and Saturday, November 30 and December 1 10 am - 4 pm.
Juror Luis Cruz Azaceta attended the opening reception. Recipients of the Juror's Awards include: Addi Ginsburg [Glass], Keeley Peckham [Painting and Drawing], Maureen Phelan [Photography], Jean-Pierre Simmons [Sculpture], Margaret Spacapan [Printmaking].
Professor of Practice Aaron Collier's brightly colored abstract paintings interpret quilts his grandmother made. Collier creates contrast between sharp ordered shapes we normally see in heirloom quilts and the more haphazard brushstrokes of abstract expressionism.
Digital Arts MFA candidate Dave Greber's multimedia installation portrays an epic and universal internal battle in which three television doctors, embodying the first three chakras, are greedily fishing for human consciousness on the sea of materialism. The fourth chakra, activated by the awakened Kundalini, destroys them in a fit of unconditional love.
Studio Art Professor Sandy Chism's solo exhibition features her new work, many images from the photographs of Bernd and Hilla Becher featuring 19th century coal tipples.
Cole's exhibitions showcase her prints and installation work. Her solo exhibition Between Origin and Present at whitespace in Atlanta includes her installation Curling In On Itself created during a stay at the Khoj International Artists' Residency in Kolkata, India. Her work is also featured in the group exhibition Pattern at Blue Spiral 1 in Asheville, NC.
2012 MFA graduates Weston Lambert and Grace Mikell were selected as recipients of the 2012 MFA Grant Program. The program aims to further artistic careers and to aid, upon graduation, in the transition from academic to professional studio work.
Elizabeth Boone, the Martha and Donald Robertson Chair in Latin American Art, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, joining some of the world's most accomplished leaders in academia, business, public affairs, the humanities and the arts. Founded in 1780, the Academy is one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies and a leading center for independent policy research. Members contribute to Academy publications and studies in a wide array of fields.
Boone was also recently elected to the Academia Mexicana de la Historia, an affiliate of the Real Academia in Madrid. Its purpose is to bring together distinguished scholars of all periods of Mexican history to promote and propagate Mexican historical studies and culture. Its membership consists of 30 chairs occupied by eminent Mexican historians and 35 corresponding members from around the world.
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