Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Insidious Beth!

Professoressa Elizabeth Duffy will have work in not one, but two shows coming up!

Day Job
December 10, 2010–February 3, 2011
Main Gallery

Opening Reception: Thursday, December 9, 6–8pm

Home for the Holidays
Dec 3, 2010 - Jan 2, 2011
Lost Coast Culture Machine
190 E. Elm St.  Fort Bragg, CA

Go Beth!

Monday, November 29, 2010

Will Lamson - This Wednesday, December 1 at RWU

Will Lamson will be coming to RWU to speak about his work on Wednesday - December 1.  You can read about his work here:

Huffington Post: Will Lamson is Burning up the Desert

See you there!

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Hillary Marshall Video!

SmART History

From the Chronicle of Higher Ed:
"A handful of textbooks reigns supreme over art-history survey courses. To Beth Harris, who teaches the subject online for the Fashion Institute of Technology, these expensive, static tomes don’t do a great job of engaging students. They lack a sense of what it’s like to see paintings where they hang. And, Ms. Harris argues, they present a consensus view that doesn’t convey the messiness, passion, and disagreement of scholarship.
Ms. Harris is trying to change all that. With a colleague, Steven Zucker of the Pratt Institute, she created a “Web book” that takes advantage of multimedia technology to reimagine the art-history textbook online. The free, nonprofit project, called Smarthistory, is winning honors and gaining traction at colleges. Its model could offer a template for similar open textbooks in other disciplines."

Smart History

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Denny on Film

Denny Moers, Red Rock in Blue, 1998

Longtime, RWU Adjunct Faculty, and amazing photographer, our friend, Denny Moers was featured in a beautiful documentary by NETWORKS, available on You Tube.

"NetWorks is a project developed and produced by Dr. Joseph A. Chazan, and Umberto Crenca, Artistic Director of the art center, AS220 in Providence, Rhode Island. This unique project was designed to feature the work of selected Rhode Island visual artists. It brings together an unprecedented and diverse range of collaborating art institutions to celebrate the rich, creative energy of the State. This video program is only one element within a larger scope that also includes ongoing museum and gallery exhibits, panel discussions and publishing."

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Art History Books are too Heavy

So I surf...
One of the best links I've found to see a sample of contemporary painting today:
Drooel: Contemporary Painting from Around the Web

Timothy McDowell

Call her Al

If you're out and about in Warren this weekend getting your coffee at the Depot, stroll around the corner to the Imago Gallery on Market St. to see two new paintings by RWU VARTS superstar,  Alison Evans!  The exhibit up is juried by longtime RISD faculty, John Udvardy who obviously, has good taste.  Way to go Alison, We're so proud!

Friday, November 19, 2010

Where are we?

I mean, where are we?  Us, this scattered group of artists, teachers, visitors, students of the past - where are we?  It seems we are everywhere and really nowhere all at once.  My mission here is to connect us.  Let's show what we are making, share what we are thinking.  Compose, create, critique, rant, display and dance for each other here.  Welcome.