Monday, March 28, 2011

MICA SETS ART LECTURES APRIL 4–14

MONDAY ARTIST AT NOON: LYNN PALEWICZ
WHEN: Monday, April 4, Noon
WHERE:
Brown Center: Falvey Hall, 1301 W. Mount Royal Ave.
Lynn Parewicz ’99, ’00 (general fine arts, M.A. in Teaching) combines photography, sculpture and drawing to explore different approaches to self-portraiture: the self as subject, the self as material and the self as creative impulse. Her lecture will address her most recent bodies of work as well as her creative process. After graduating from MICA, Palewicz went on to a Skowhegan School of Painting fellowship and received her M.F.A. at Yale University School of Art before returning to MICA to teach drawing and photography for several years.

MONDAY ARTIST AT NOON: CARSON FOX
WHEN: Monday, April 11, Noon
WHERE:
Brown Center: Falvey Hall, 1301 W. Mount Royal Ave.
imageBrooklyn-based artist Carson Fox will discuss her mixed media sculptures, installations and prints influenced by a heritage of Southern gothic tradition that relies heavily on the individual experiences of the artist. Fox will chronicle the past 10 years of her labor-intensive works that include intricately wrought hair filigrees; hand-manipulated giclee prints; and cast resin flower, snowflake and icicle sculptural installations. Her work can be found in the Museum of Arts and Design (New York), The Royal Museum of Belgium and other permanent collections.

TETSUYA YAMADA
WHEN: Wednesd
ay, April 13, 7 PM
WHERE:
Main Building: Room 110, 1300 W. Mount Royal Ave.
imageVisiting sculptor and associate professor at the University of Minnesota Tetsuya Yamada will lecture on his work and influences. Yamada creates sculptural and installation-based works that explore the conflicting legacies of modernism and the dynamics of architecture. A participant in the Kohler Arts/Industry program, his talk will focus on the effect this particular residency had on his work. Yamada’s work is widely exhibited, most recently at the Yoshii Gallery in New York, Minneapolis Institute of the Arts and the Philadelphia Art Alliance.

ALICE AYCOCK
WHEN
: Thursday, April 14, Noon
WHERE: Brown Center: Room 320, 1301 W. Mount Royal Ave.
Alice Aycock’s large-scale sculptures are in many permanent installations—including the new East River Park Pavilion in New York City—as well as the Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art and Brooklyn Museum, all in New York, and other notable collections. She has exhibited at the Venice Biennale, Documenta in Kassel, Germany, and Whitney Biennial, and has taught at schools, including Yale University (1988–92) and School of Visual Arts (1991–present). She is on the mayor’s Public Design Commission of the City of New York, where she influences the cultural view of the city
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