Category Archives: SPRING 2011

Systems Documentation!

I’ve just posted many of your projects on the flickr site. Check them out! If you want you may use these for your review, but please, each one should be printed out in color and be large, at least 8 x 10.

Have a great weekend! Michelle

UP NEXT: Reviews!

Can you believe it? We are in our last week of classes! Stay tuned, we’ll be posting important info this week about reviews… in the meantime your faculty are requesting you gather the following to bring to your review.


Ted Morgan ( for A and C groups )

-Final Large Drawing
-Field Collage
-Collage of your choice

Kathy Vajda and John Gill
All: Large drawing and digital print

All (Andrew/Woody): CD of your work.

Pick up this SUNDAY evening at the 5th floor Computer Lab Monitor Desk. While we will have a laptop per area for you to show your CD, you may want to bring your own laptop for ease of presentation.

All Groups
-shadow paintings
-final color space project


Jason Green ( A and C Group)
-Fabric Panel
-Building Tension ( actual or documentation)
-Reef ( actual or documentation)

Illuminato/ To
D Group
– Documentation of Final individual project
– Documentation of Final Group Project

B Group
-Body Extension/Body as Architecture Project (actual or documentation)
-Documentation of Final Project


Studio Visits will welcome Stan Shellabarger + Dutes Miller for a special edition of the Wednesday morning lecture and talk show next week April 13, 2011 at 9am in Holmes, Harder Hall. In addition, they will be creating a new performance on campus in the days that follow! More about this to come! In the meantime, check out more about their work at

Photo: Untitled (Grave), Debuted at the Volta art fair in Basel in 2008, Miller & Shellabarger dug, in close proximity to each other, two holes, deep and large enough for each man to lie in. They then dug a small tunnel between the holes that enabled them to hold hands while lying in the graves. (Thanks to Western Exhibitions for the photo.)

Untitled Cameo (Beards in a Braid), 2009 Carved sardonic shell on sterling silver mount  1 1/4″ x 1 5/8″

Untitled Silhouette (Conjoined 37), 2009  Somerset black velvet on BFK rives   44 3/8” x 30 ¼”

Art Therapy Questions?

Are you interested in Art Therapy? The Creative Arts Therapy Club advisor, Victor Franco just announced that there will be an art therapist faculty member from Nazareth College on campus this Friday, April 8th, who is willing to speak regarding her experiences in the field and answer any questions students may have. Join the meeting at 2 pm in the Powell Campus Center (specific room TBD via signs in Powell by Friday morning).

The Good Stuff!

Spread the word!  A cool course….THE GOOD STUFF:
Found Object in Sculpture, Installation and Performance Art
IART 377, Fall 2011  M + W 10:20am – 1:10pm
Instructor: Laurel Jay Carpenter

Course Description:
Through object experiments and spatial investigations in this studio course, students examine the fundamental techniques of found object artwork, using accumulated or altered mass-manufactured objects in hybrids or series to create personal work in the disciplines of sculpture, installation and/or performance. Through research and hands-on experimentation, students will have an opportunity to further appreciate how material, space and intention cooperate to form three-dimensional art.  Direction of the course will be lead by student interest and may include traditional assemblage sculpture, site-specific installation and prop-driven performance art, with attention paid to the interaction and collaboration often called upon in large-scale work.  Slide presentations and discussions about contemporary art will further explore the historical, cultural and popular aspects of the found object.
(Note: As a sophomore in the fall, this course may be taken as an extra course in addition to your two sophomore studios, but will count for elective credit not studio credit.)