Srdjan Loncar curates exhibit at Barrister's Gallery in New Orleans
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: Placebo Effect opens at Art Lab AKIBA in Tokyo
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.
Elizabeth Boone inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Gene Koss featured in Glass Legacies exhibit at University of Wisconsin River Falls
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 elected to the Board of Directors of the International Center of Medieval Art
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 1922-2013
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.
Volumes: Recent Work by William DePauw opening at Staple Goods in New Orleans
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 1957-2013
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.
black white and things on view at the Carroll Gallery January 14 - February 6, 2013
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.
Mantras of Form and Pattern: Teresa Cole opens at Callan Contemporary in New Orleans
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.
2012 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition at Carroll Gallery
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]
Broken Star: Aaron Collier exhibition at Cole Pratt Gallery
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.
Health, Wealth and Progeny at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art
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.
In the Trying: Sandy Chism opens at Johnathan Ferrara Gallery in New Orleans
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.
Printmaking Professor and Chair Teresa Cole's work featured in two exhibitions
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.
MFA graduates receive Joan Mitchell Foundation grants
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 elected to Two Prestigious Academies
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.
Current MFA graduate students and alumnus featured in Art Forum
The May issue of Art Forum features a review by Nick Stillman of the "Spaces: Antenna, the Front, Good Children Gallery" show at the Contemporary Arts Center. The review mentions work by current students Sophie T. Lvoff and Dave Greber as well as recent MFA graduate Ryan Watkins-Hughes.
Anne Dunlop receives Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellowship for 2012-13 academic year
Art History Professor Anne Dunlop was awarded a Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts located at the National Gallery. The fellowship supports research on European Art before the early nineteenth century.
Laura Richens selected to teach at noted Penland School of Crafts
Laura Richens, adjunct professor and curator of Carroll Gallery, was selected to teach "Letterpress & Relief Prints" at the noted Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina. Her course will use nature as inspiration, creating works that integrate letterpress-printed text and imagery created through linocuts and woodcuts.
Sarah House selected as a Visiting Artist in Ceramics at Tainan National University of the Arts
2012 MFA graduate Sarah House will spend June-September conducting creative research and working with graduate students in Tainan City, Taiwan. For more information about Sarah House, please click HERE to visit her website.
2012 Student Art Awards to be presented on April 27, 2012
The Newcomb Art Department will present awards to outstanding studio art and art history students at a celebration on April, 27 at 3pm in Stone Auditorium. Click here to learn more about the awards.
MA candidate Lindsay O'Connor will present at Art & Exchange: The Tufts University Art History Graduate Student Research Conference
O'Connor will give a talk "The Picture of Civility: The Interplay between the Construction of Whiteness and Visual Culture in Kara Walker's A Warm Summer Evening in 1863".
Kevin Jones' solo exhibition CHEMTRAIL will be held at Rudolph Blume Fine Art | ArtScan Gallery
Digital Arts associate professor Kevin Jones' work is exhibited in CHEMTRAIL: Broadcasting to Unknown Points. Jones uses a variety of media to explore the natural world.
STEPHEN HILGER: Hotel California opens at MUSE Center of Photography and the Moving Image
Photography professor Stephen Hilger's large-scale color photographs made in and around the famed Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles are exhibited in STEPHEN HILGER: Hotel California held at MUSE Center of Photography and the Moving Image. Exhibited along side his work are photographs and ephemera drawn from the files of the Ambassador Archive.
Newcomb Art Department faculty members celebrated in Faculty Showcase Reception
Studio Art faculty member Sandy Chism and Art History faculty member Elizabeth Boone were honored at Tulane University's School of Liberal Arts reception celebrating major accomplishments for 2011. Professor Chism was honored for her solo exhibition Silver at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery and Professor Boone was honored as co-editor of Their Way of Writing: Scripts, Signs, and Pictograhies in Pre-Columbian America.
Studio Art faculty and student work featured in NOLA NOW, Part I: Swagger for a Lost Magnificence
CAC's exhibition NOLA NOW, Part I is a "snapshot reflecting a community producing work in a culturally specific geographical locale." It includes work by faculty members and current or former students: Michelle Basta, James Taylor Bonds, Teresa Cole, Aaron Collier, Dave Greber, Stephen Hilger, Gene Koss, Srdjan Loncar, Sophie T. Lvoff, Grace Mikell, and Monica Zeringue.
Visiting Assistant Professor Srdjan Loncar receives Art Takes London award
Sculpture professor Srdjan Loncar's work was awarded the Art Takes London 2011 Sculpture & Installation prize by judges Alexis Hubshman, Founder of SCOPE Art Show; Jason Goodman, Founder of 3rd Ward; and Daria Brit Shapiro, Head Curator at Artists Wanted.
Associate Professor Anne Dunlop receives the 2010 Margaret Wade Labarge Prize
Dr. Dunlop's book Painted Palaces: The Rise of Secular Art in Early Renaissance Italy was awarded the 2010 Margaret Wade Labarge Prize for Best Book in Medieval Studes. The prize is awarded by the Canadian Society of Medievalists.
Professor Teresa Cole is the organizer for the International Printmaker's Conference in New Orleans
On March 14-17, 2012, "Navigating Currents," the SGC International annual conference will be held in New Orleans.
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