The School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University announces Jon Rubin as the first director of its MFA program. Rubin, who holds the position of associate professor of art and is recognized as a leading artist in the field of social and contextual practice, will take on the role of program director in fall 2017…. Read more »
Month: January 2017
I wanted to reach out to our faculty, students, alumni, colleagues, and many friends in the arts to express the School of Art’s commitment to a diverse and global community. At a moment when we must each examine our own moral compass and reflect upon our ethical beliefs, I believe it is important for us… Read more »
Directed by Sundance award-winning filmmaker Penny Lane, “Just Add Water” traces the history of the creator of Sea-Monkeys™. Featuring Associate Professor of Art Rich Pell as a contributing writer and interviewee, his museum, The Center for PostNatural History, provides a backdrop for the surprisingly interesting story. “Just Add Water” is the story of how a… Read more »
Scarpone’s work uses the language of the assemblage to reconcile space and memory. Precious yet steadfast in sensibility, the viewer finds themselves absorbed by the nostalgic narrative the work creates.
“Unseen: Visualizing Ecological Systems” provides viewers with the groundwork to contemplate the impact on and interactions between the various systems that surround us.
The team created “A Matter of Fact” – a game in which two players run for political office by forging “facts” against their opponent to expand their own influence over rural, suburban, and urban areas of a nation.
“UNLOADED”, a traveling exhibition organized by Andrew W. Mellon Professor Susanne Slavick, opens at Bolivar Art Gallery at University Lexington, KY, Jan 20 with a reception at 4:30pm. The show runs through Feb 18.
Assistant Professor of Art Echo Eggebrecht presents a Visiting Artist Lecture Feb 9 at Cornell University, NY.
Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Art, Susanne Slavick presents “UP IN ARMS” a group exhibition that examines the role that guns continue to play in the USA’s national mythologies, pathologies, and mass media. Opening Jan 20, 5-7pm at Carlow University Art Gallery, the exhibition features work by Slavick, Joshua Bienko, Adrian Piper, Jennifer Meridien, former… Read more »
“History is Boring” is a facetious remark about why we dissect the past. If the social currency of coolness depends on the ability to predict what is to come into fashion, then what is the value of knowing what has already occurred