Gloria DeFilipps Brush, professor, art and design, had work included in Library Thoughts-4, an international group exhibition running from August 26 – September 6, 2014 at the Hegyvidek Gallery in Budapest, Hungary. Her work in the exhibition Framing the Field, curated by George Slade from the Minnesota Museum of American Art collection, traveled to the Morrison Gallery at the U of M-Morris from August 25 – October 17, 2014.
David Bowen, associate professor in the Art and Design Department’s current and upcoming activities:
Come support those who are living in poverty and experiencing homelessness!
My series It Begins With Home will be exhibited in the Zeitgeist atrium for the month of October. This is a solo exhibit, the entire exhibit will be images from this series.
There will be an opening for the exhibit on October 9th from 6-8:30PM (This is a fundraiser for CHUM, donations are greatly appreciated but not required). If you can’t make it to the opening the exhibit will be up from October 2nd-October 31st.
Right now we are attempting to find speakers for the opening who either are pictured in the images or have been directly impacted by the $100 million given to affordable housing, I’ll give updates as we get closer.
For those of you know don’t know, here’s some background information on the project:
This series started as a collaboration between CHUM, The Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless, and myself. The images were visual aids to accompany statistical information arguing for $100 million in bonds to be given by the Minnesota State Legislature to affordable housing in Minnesota. Earlier this year we were granted the FULL $100 million (the funds will be distributed starting this October).
After positive response from viewers we decided to expand the project, the series was published in a book titled “It Begins With Home” (we are also seeking funding to publish more copies of the book) and is being shown at the 32nd Annual St. Louis County Health and Human Services Conference at the DECC on October 9th.
Sophronia will follow the 5-7pm exhibit opening of
Signs & Wonders by Jim Klueg and Fatih Benzer
Don’t miss both events!
The Sophronia Project is a digital media installation and interactive performance by artist Joellyn Rock, multimedia composer Kathy McTavish, netprov creator Rob Wittig and a gang of collaborators. Electronic music by Tobin Dack. The collaborative project offers both physical and virtual space where participants may spin their own stories of Sophronia. On the walls, the graffiti angel mixes text and digital imagery gleaned from the project database… In a glowing tent, the audience can play along with projected video and digital animations to become part of the carnival… Come see what is illuminated when these two half-cities collide!
Sophronia was first presented at Northern Spark 2014 with the support of Northern Lights.mn and the Walker Art Center. Special thanks to the Motion and Media Across Disciplines Lab at University of Minnesota Duluth.
Joellyn Rock is a fiscal year 2014 recipient of a Career Development grant from the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council (www.aracouncil.org) which is funded in part by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, Minnesota State Legislature, and The McKnight Foundation.
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1515379808673708/
More info at http://robwit.net/sophronia/
Play along at #sophroniatwo on twitter
Eun-Kyung Suh, Professor, art and design, had her work, R(H)yeon’s Journey and We, survivors, selected for the exhibition, In Retrospect: Looking Back, Inside, NY.
The Korean Cultural Service New York is pleased to announce the exhibition, In Retrospect: Looking Back, Inside. We are proud to introduce our eight selected artists in the finale of our 2014 Call for Artist series: Jesse Chun, Eunjoo Jo, Leeah Joo, Bo Kim, Gongsan Kim, Eunkyung Lee, Daa Won Park, and Eun-Kyung Suh.
In Retrospect: Looking Back, Inside brings together the works of these artists who are searching for and expressing their identities through various mediums. Each of the artworks in this exhibition is an attempt to answer the core question: who am I? While some artists address this by calling upon their national history and ancestral origins, others have illustrated their journey inwards, digging through deeply personal emotions and thoughts.