Re-presentation New paintings by Wes Sherman
Sep 6 – 25, 2011 Trahern Gallery
7 pm, Tue, Sep 6, Trahern 401, Lecture by Wes Sherman
8 pm, Tue, Sep 6 Reception
Starting with a painting from history (e.g. painting by such artists as Corot, Daubigny, Inness, van Gogh, and many others), Sherman begins to abstract from it until he finds something new about color, space or paint. With his paintings he tries to pick paintings from history that will help him discover how history re-presents itself. Wes Sherman has been painting for 19 years and in that time has had 24 solo shows and has been include in numerous group shows.
Scale: Aesthetic Turbulence and the Search for Lifestyle Panacea
Curated by Ally Reeves
October 3-23 Trahern Gallery
7 pm, Mon, Oct 3, Trahern 401, Lecture by Ally Reeves
8 pm, Mon, Oct 3 Reception
Scale: invites a group of 7 artists and designers to disseminate innovations in the use of low cost, efficient, or highly durable approaches to making and living. Participants in Scale: will showcase models for work, play, and living that resist the impositions of paucity, revealing the exciting possibilities intrinsic to these protean times. In addition to the featured artists, wall space, a table and chair, and writing tools will be provided to allow visitors a space to post questions and ideas of their own. This segment of the exhibition will grow and change throughout the exhibition, highlighting the creativity and
diversity of concerns held by visitors to the gallery.
7 pm, Tue, Oct 25, 2011 Lecture Trahern 401
Spencer Finch, a New York artist, produces work in a wide variety of mediums, including watercolor, photography, glass, electronics, video and fluorescent lights. He is perhaps best known for dealing with the elusive concepts of memory and perception through light installations.
Homecoming Alumni Show
11am – 4 pm Sat, Oct 29, 2011 Trahern Gallery
This show features innovative and exciting works by emerging, mid-career, and established artists who are APSU Department of Art alumni.
The Urban Landscape
Curated by Warren Greene
Nov 7 – 23 Trahern Gallery
7 pm, Mon, Nov 7, Reception
The exhibit explores the visual experience of urban spaces through the medium of photography. Through the lenses of contemporary photographers, this assembly of work attempts to reinterpret and re-image the overlooked and often derided areas of our built environment.
7 pm, Mon, Nov 21, 2011 Lecture Trahern 401
Dutch artist and designer Gerrit Westerveld runs his own publishing house Kleinnood & Grootzeer; publishing artist books, leporellos, and print portfolios. His work can be recognized by his application of primary colours and a simple, strong vocabulary of form. He has become known for his working closely with both regionally significant poets writing in dialect, and nationally renown poets he creates and publishes illuminated poetry bundles.
B.F.A. Senior Design Exhibition Opening, 7PM Monday, December 5, 2011
Trahern Gallery Exhibit: December 5-December 9
TAKE CARE: Biomedical Ethics in the Twenty-First Century
Jan 17 – Feb 5 Trahern Gallery
7 pm, Tue, Jan 17, Trahern 401, Lecture by Adrienne Outlaw
8 pm, Tue, Jan 17, Reception
This exhibition considers civilization’s unease with modern family planning, maternal and fetal care, childbirth and child rearing. Take Care highlights modern bioethical dilemmas with the hope that the viewers will take the opportunity to better appreciate the complexity of these personal decisions in a rapidly changing world.
Tue 7 pm, Feb 7, 2012 Lecture Trahern 401
John Yau (born 1950) is an American poet and critic who lives in New York City. He received his B.A. from Bard College in 1972 and his M.F.A. from Brooklyn College in 1978. He has published over 50 books of poetry, artists’ books, fiction, and art criticism. He has been the Arts editor of The Brooklyn Rail since March 2004. He currently teaches art criticism at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers
Propaganda Posters Opening, 7PM Monday, February 13, 2012
Curated by Suta Lee and Cindy Marsh
Trahern Gallery Exhibit: February 13-March 2
Tue, 7 pm, Feb 13, 2012 Reception Trahern Gallery
This show explores the art of propaganda from mid twentieth century from countries form Asia.
Tue, 7 pm, Mar 13, 2012 Lecture Trahern 401
“In Hiebert’s hands, paper becomes an alternately muscular and fragile material capable of enigma, mystery and beauty. She crafts small-scale works that suggest the influence of architecture and the landscape: radial patterns, hexagonal shapes, various undulating forms that resemble the waves of sand found in the endless desert”. DK Row, The Oregonian
44th Annual Student Art Exhibition Opening, 7PM Monday, March 26, 2012
Trahern Gallery Exhibit: March 26-April 15
B.F.A. Senior Design Exhibition Opening, 7PM Monday, April 23, 2012
Trahern Gallery Exhibit: April 23-April 27