Conrad Bakker is an Associate Professor of Art and MFA Studio Coordinator for the School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign. Bakker’s ongoing series of Untitled Projects engage the careful construction and specific placement of carved and painted objects so as to critically comment upon and make tangible the everyday economies between persons and things and spaces. Bakker has exhibited his work nationally and internationally, including Tate Modern (London), Galerie Analix Forever Geneva), the...
Interview with Julia Pott
April 1, 2013
by Julia Kunberger
Named one of the 37 Indie Film Breakouts of 2012 by Indiewire, Julia Pott is one of the most notable and unique filmmakers working today. Julia graduated with a master’s degree in animation from The Royal College of Art in 2011 and has had screenings at SXSW and Sundance film festivals, taking home awards from many others. Her work has been featured by numerous prominent artists and companies, including Bat for Lashes, The Decemberists, MTV, and Toyota. Originally from London, Julia...
FSU Art’s Visiting Artist: Stuart Horodner Led Public Critique 3/29
In conjunction with his lecture, Stuart Horodner led a public critique reviewing four of our graduate student’s work. This event took place at the VAST gallery on Friday March 29th.
As part of FSU Art’s visiting artist lecture series, visiting artist Stuart Horodner will be giving a lecture on his recent book, The Art Life: On Creativity and Career. This lecture will be happening on Thursday, March 28th at 7pm in FAB room 249.
In conjunction with his lecture, Stuart Horodner will also be leading a public critique using four of our graduate student’s work. This event is open to the public and will take place at the VAST gallery on Friday March 29th, starting at 10 am. The public critique format is an exciting forum...
FSU Art: Visiting Artist Stuart Horodner, Lecture, 3/28
On March 28, the FSU Art Visiting Artist Series presents Stuart Horodner, the Artistic Director of the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center.
Horodner is a regular contributor to journals and magazines such as Art Issues, Art Lies, Art on Paper, Bomb, Dazed & Confused, and Sculpture and Surface.
Thursday, 3/28, he will discuss his recent book, The Art Life: On Creativity and Career. FSU Fine Arts Building, Room 249, 7...
ARTIST-SCIENTIST JOE DAVIS IS HARD TO FORGET, PEG LEG AND ALL
Meet the eccentric and the director after doc screening
Democrat senior writer
If you met Joe Davis in a dimly-lit bar somewhere along the Tennessee Street Strip, you might mistake him for a charmingly brain-addled drifter or a retired academic eccentric who now lives right on the fringes of society.
His hair is a messy tumbleweed and his conversations about physics, genetics, biotechnology, astronomy and art are just as wild and tangled as his locks. You are never...
As part of FSU Art’s Visiting Artist Lecture Series
Joe Davis will lecture on Mnemosyne’s Paradox
Thursday, February 28, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
Fine Arts Building, Room 249
Event is FREE and open to the public!
As mythical mother of the nine classical muses, Mnemosyne was mother of all the arts and sciences. By inference, she was the founder of all language too, since she was said to have discovered the uses of the powers of reason and to have given names or designations to all things. The languages of art and science of...
All Saints Cinema,
7:30 Friday, March 1
Q&A following screening with Joe Davis and director Peter Sasowsky
Synopsis: Thirty years ago, a peg-legged motorcycle mechanic walked into the Center for Advanced Visual Studies at MIT. They had not returned his calls. The police were summoned. Forty-five minutes later he walked out with an academic appointment. Since then Joe Davis has sent vaginal contractions into space to communicate with aliens, encoded poetry into DNA, and designed a sculpture to save the world. It’s a great life for a man...
The first Visiting Artist Lecture of the Spring 2013 semester will be held 7pm on February 7, 2013, in FAB 249, with mixed-media artist, Erik Geschke.
Erik Geschke is a mixed-media artist who has exhibited both nationally and internationally. Venues include the UCLA Hammer Museum of Art in Los Angeles, ZieherSmith and Knoedler & Company in New York, The Navy Pier in Chicago, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Connecticut, Howard House Contemporary Art, Francine Seders Gallery, Esther Claypool Gallery, and the Center on Contemporary...
Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts
presents, as part of Seven Days of Opening Nights, three new exhibitions
February 8—March 31, 2013
Head, Shoulders, Genes & Toes
I Am Me: Artists and Autism
Peter Paul Rubens: Impressions of a Master
Head, Shoulders, Genes & Toes
The slightly altered nursery song lyrics of Judy Rushin’s title make an ideal entree into the unexpected dimension of artists using the material world of science to draw fascinating...